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A General Knowledge Quiz

Twelve tidbits to think about. Let's see what you know! 12 Questions.

 
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What year did the kidnapping of the Israeli Olympic athletes by Palestinian terrorists occur?

  • 1968
  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1980

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What is the most commonly used consonant in the English language?

  • H
  • R
  • S
  • T

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What did Australian cricket player, Merv Hughes, insure for $370,000.?

  • His mustache
  • His feet
  • His head
  • His ponytail

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Fire ants first entered the US in 1920 at Mobile, Alabama, on a cargo ship from South America. True or False?

  • True
  • False
  • ?????
  • ?????

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Lethologica is the inability to what?

  • Harm any living thing
  • Walk in a straight line
  • Remember a word
  • See in fluorescent lighting

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What is the pope's papal crown known as?

  • A Pallium
  • A Mitre
  • A Holcrum
  • A Copus

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What was the name of the controversial church led by Reverend Sun Myung Moon?

  • Ho No Hana
  • Aum Shinrikyo
  • Solar Temple
  • The Unification Church

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Alcatraz Prison is located on an island in which US body of water?

  • San Francisco Bay
  • The Hudson River
  • Lake Huron
  • Guantanamo Bay

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During WW II, Comanche code talkers referred to Hitler as "Posah-tai-vo," which means what?

  • Little Stepping Man
  • Wind That Blows Hard
  • Crazy White Man
  • Man Who Makes War

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How wide is an official balance beam in women's gymnastics?

  • 3 in. / 7.62 cm.
  • 4 in. / 10.16 cm.
  • 5 in. / 12.7 cm.
  • 6 in. / 15.24 cm.

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What is the Torino Impact Hazard Scale used to measure?

  • Cataclysmic events that threaten humans through nuclear war
  • The impact of industry leading to enviromental degradation
  • Cyclonic windspeeds upon impact with land
  • The chances of an asteroid or comet hitting Earth

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What did Stalin, Hitler, Hussein and Castro all have in common?

  • They were all 5' 7" tall
  • They all had interesting facial hair
  • They were all Scorpios
  • They were all married two times

 

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