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2012 General Knowledge Quiz

Let's see how clever you really are! 20 Questions.

 
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Which is the longest river in United Kingdom?

  • Tyne
  • Thames
  • Severn
  • Aire

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Put these actors in order from the youngest to the oldest.

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Christian Bale
  • Will Ferrell
  • Johnny Depp

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Which of these is a perfect number?

  • 28
  • 10
  • 495
  • 8218

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Who was Sun Tzu?

  • Sun Tzu is an action-figure produced since 2005
  • Ruled China during WW1
  • A physicist who helped develop the 'Theory of Relativity'
  • An ancient Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher

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Which is the largest volcano in our solar system?

  • Mount Vesuvius
  • Mount St. Helens
  • Mount Etna
  • Olympus Mons

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Which of the answers below describes an omnivore?

  • An animal or person that only eats meat
  • An animal or person that only eats plants
  • An animal or person that eats fruit, plants and meat
  • An animal or person that will only ever eat its own species

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Who won the Eurovision Song Contest in the year 2000?

  • August & Telma (Iceland)
  • Ping Pong (Israel)
  • Nicki French (United Kingdom)
  • Charmed (Norway)

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Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still stands fully intact today?

  • Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • Statue of Zeus at Olympia
  • Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Temple of Artemis

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If 2 x Y = 100 what is 7 x Y - 23?

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Who was the third wife of Henry VIII?

  • Jane Seymour
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Kathryn Howard
  • Catherine of Aragon

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Which nation won the first Fifa World Cup?

  • West Germany
  • Uruguay
  • Italy
  • Brazil

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Who invented the theory of relativity (not the general or special theories)?

  • Albert Einstein
  • Isaac Newton
  • Aristotle
  • Galileo Galilei

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Only one woman has won two Nobel prizes, but who is she?

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Marie Curie
  • Michelle Obama
  • Mother Teresa

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Who was the Olympic Greek Goddess of wisdom, warfare, battle strategy, heroic endeavour, handicrafts and reason?

  • Hera
  • Aphrodite
  • Hestia
  • Athena

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What is the difference between a cake and a biscuit?

  • When stale, cakes go hard, biscuits go soft
  • When stale, cakes go soft, biscuits go hard
  • When stale, cakes go hard, biscuits go hard
  • When stale, cakes go soft, biscuits go soft

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What year was John F. Kennedy assassinated?

  • 1961
  • 1962
  • 1963
  • 1968

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How many bytes in a megabyte?

  • 1,048,576
  • 27,048,576
  • 10,048,576
  • 100,048,576

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Who directed the epic sci-fi movie, Avatar?

  • James Cameron
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Tim Burton
  • George Lucas

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There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by...?

  • ...a restaurant
  • ...an egg
  • ...a new Universe that mimics our own
  • ...something even more bizarre and inexplicable

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What is the answer to life the universe and everything?

  • Happiness & Love
  • 42
  • The Bible
  • There is no answer, it just is what it is

 

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