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A General Knowledge Quiz

Twelve trivial bits of information to keep you occupied for a bit. Enjoy! 12 Questions.

 
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Who did author Leo Tolstoy leave all his possesions to on his death?

  • The United Soviet Socialist Republic
  • A tree stump
  • His dog
  • His publisher

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Who is this Sesame Street character?

  • Cookie Monster
  • Oscar
  • Grover
  • Elmo

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What fruit is this?

  • A Persimmon
  • A Calamondin
  • A Campari Tomato
  • A Kumquat

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The current American flag was designed by a 17- year old boy for a school project. True or False?

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

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What year did the attempted kidnapping of Princess Anne occur?

  • 1972
  • 1973
  • 1974
  • 1975

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How many names did the first telephone directory published in England contain?

  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28

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What was the name of the first vessel to circumnavigate the planet submerged?

  • The HMS Dreadnought
  • The USS Triton
  • The K-141 Kursk
  • The HMS Valiant

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What is the only country to fly its flag differently during times of peace and war?

  • Brunei
  • Japan
  • Tonga
  • Phillipines

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Why was Romanian gymnast Andreea Raducan stripped of her gold medal in the 2000 Olympic games?

  • She had lied about her age
  • She had received money for product endorsements in the years before the games
  • Cold medicines she took made her test positive for banned substances
  • Camera footage was presented showing she had stepped out of bounds in her tumbling event

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Which of these casino games has the best payout?

  • Slot Machines
  • Casino Poker
  • Live Keno
  • Wheel of Fortune

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What is "packwax" the name for?

  • A ligament that supports the back of the head
  • A bird with brilliant plummage
  • A brand of surfboard wax
  • The order in which items are sorted and packed for shipping

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What is the most common second letter in a word?

  • T
  • H
  • E
  • R

 

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