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General Knowledge Test! 30 Questions.

 
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What is the world's fastest two-legged creature?

  • Human
  • Road Runner
  • Ostrich
  • Kangaroo

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What color are the two stripes around the base of the World Cup?

  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Green

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What British author did Ayatollah Khomeini sentence to death?

  • Salman Rushdie
  • George Eliot
  • Terry Pratchett
  • Robert Louis Stevenson

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What TV show introduced The Simpsons?

  • MADtv
  • The Tracy Ullman Show
  • Kids in the Hall
  • Saturday Night Live

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What Saint's Day is said to have seen the birth and the death of William Shakespeare?

  • St. Patrick's Day
  • All Saints Day
  • St. Peter's Day
  • St. George's Day

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What is the largest Mediterranean island?

  • Sicily
  • Corsica
  • Sardinia
  • Cyprus

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What U.S. State sees the launch of Space Shuttles?

  • Texas
  • Florida
  • Arizona
  • California

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In what century did curling originate in Scotland?

  • 15th century
  • 16th century
  • 17th century
  • 18th century

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What month in 1912 saw the Titanic go down?

  • January
  • November
  • April
  • September

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What location provided most of the settings for The Lord of the Rings movies?

  • New Zealand
  • Hawaii
  • Fiji
  • Australia

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What artist's largest work is called 'The Night Watch'

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Claude Monet
  • Vincent van Gogh

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What might show up on a Chinese menu as 'fragrant meat'?

  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Dog
  • Chicken

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What vitamin do sufferers from scurvy lack?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C

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What continent was the original home to the red tomato?

  • Asia
  • South America
  • Africa
  • North America

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What did Benjamin Franklin do on April 17, 1790?

  • He was elected President
  • He flew a kite
  • He died
  • He signed the Constitution

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What movie's Keyser Soze character was inspired by a real-life murder who went on the run for 17 years?

  • Helter Skelter
  • From Hell
  • Dangerous Minds
  • The Usual Suspects

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Who composed the Brandenburg Concertos?

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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How many time zones are spanned by Russia?

  • 7
  • 9
  • 11
  • 13

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What country was former Prime Minister Tony Blair born in?

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • Sweden

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What is the most abundant metal on Earth?

  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Titanium
  • Aluminum

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What is the highest possible score in a 10-frame game of bowling?

  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 400

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Who was the last Beatle to marry and the only one whose first marriage didn't end in divorce?

  • Ringo Starr
  • George Harrison
  • John Lennon
  • Paul McCartney

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Who once told a customs officer: "I have nothing to declare except my genius"?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Walt Whitman
  • Robert Frost
  • Lewis Carrol

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Which is America's largest state, by land area?

  • Montana
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Texas

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Who many neck vertebrae does a giraffe have compared with a human's seven?

  • 7
  • 15
  • 22
  • 28

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What was football star David Beckham's wife Victoria's career name?

  • Sporty Spice
  • Ginger Spice
  • Scary Spice
  • Posh Spice

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Russia is the largest country in the world. What is the second largest?

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • China
  • United States

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What movie star boasts that his surname translates from German as 'idiot'?

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Johnny Depp
  • Brad Pitt
  • George Clooney

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What was Tchaikovsky's first ballet?

  • The Nutcracker
  • Cinderella
  • Swan Lake
  • The Sleeping Beauty

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How many of the world's ten highest mountains are in Asia?

  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

 

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