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  • 1. 

    Which car manufacturer uses a badge consisting of four interlocked circles?

    • A.

      BMW

    • B.

      Chrysler

    • C.

      Audi

    • D.

      Smart

    Correct Answer
    C. Audi
    Explanation
    Audi uses a badge consisting of four interlocked circles. This logo represents the merger of four independent automobile manufacturers, Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer, which came together in 1932 to form Auto Union. Each circle in the logo represents one of these four companies. The interlocking of the circles symbolizes the unity and cooperation between these brands under the umbrella of Auto Union, which eventually became Audi.

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  • 2. 

    What, in population terms, is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?

    • A.

      Dominican Republic

    • B.

      Chile

    • C.

      Costa Rica

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    D. Mexico
    Explanation
    Mexico is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world in terms of population. With a population of over 126 million people, Mexico surpasses all other Spanish speaking countries in terms of population size. It is home to the largest number of Spanish speakers globally, making it the clear choice for the correct answer to this question.

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  • 3. 

    Russel Crowe has appeared in Neighbours.....

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Russell Crowe, the famous actor, made his acting debut in the Australian soap opera "Neighbours" in the 1980s. He played the role of Kenny Larkin for a short period of time. Therefore, it is true that Russell Crowe has appeared in Neighbours.

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  • 4. 

    What animal appears on the badges of both Dumbarton FC and Coventry FC?

    • A.

      Eagle

    • B.

      Elephant

    • C.

      Lion

    • D.

      Hippo

    Correct Answer
    B. Elephant
    Explanation
    Both Dumbarton FC and Coventry FC have an elephant appearing on their badges. This suggests that the elephant is a symbol or mascot for both football clubs.

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  • 5. 

    Which company makes the chocolate sweets Smarties?

    • A.

      Divine

    • B.

      Wilbur

    • C.

      Nestle

    • D.

      Cadbury

    Correct Answer
    C. Nestle
    Explanation
    Nestle is the correct answer because they are the company that produces Smarties, a popular brand of chocolate sweets.

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  • 6. 

    The tomato is the most popular fruit in the world....

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because tomatoes are widely consumed and used in various cuisines around the world. They are versatile and can be eaten raw or cooked, making them a popular ingredient in salads, sauces, soups, and many other dishes. Additionally, tomatoes are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making them a healthy choice for many people.

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  • 7. 

    In which American city was John Lennon shot?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      LA

    • C.

      San Franciso

    • D.

      Seattle

    Correct Answer
    A. New York
    Explanation
    John Lennon was shot in New York City. This tragic event occurred on December 8, 1980, outside his apartment building, The Dakota, located in Manhattan. Mark David Chapman, a disturbed fan, shot Lennon multiple times, leading to his untimely death. The incident shook the music industry and fans worldwide, marking a significant loss in the world of music.

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  • 8. 

    Which 1965 Beatles song is the most covered of all time?

    • A.

      Dizzy Miss Lizzy

    • B.

      Drive My Car

    • C.

      Bad Boy

    • D.

      Yesterday

    Correct Answer
    D. Yesterday
    Explanation
    "Yesterday" is the most covered Beatles song of all time because of its timeless melody and relatable lyrics. The song, written and performed by Paul McCartney, has been recorded by countless artists from various genres, making it a popular choice for cover versions. Its simple yet powerful composition, combined with McCartney's heartfelt vocals, has made "Yesterday" a classic that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide.

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  • 9. 

    Where does a pelagic animal live?

    • A.

      In the sea

    • B.

      In a tree

    • C.

      In an underground hole

    • D.

      In a desert

    Correct Answer
    A. In the sea
    Explanation
    A pelagic animal lives in the sea. Pelagic animals are those that inhabit the open ocean and are not associated with the ocean floor or coastal areas. They are adapted to life in the open water and can be found in various oceanic zones, such as the surface, mid-water, or deep-sea. These animals have specialized adaptations to survive in the marine environment, including streamlined bodies, gills for breathing underwater, and the ability to swim long distances. Therefore, the correct answer is "In the sea."

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  • 10. 

    In America it's a body shop; what is it called in England?

    • A.

      Salon

    • B.

      Supermarket

    • C.

      Garage

    • D.

      Mall

    Correct Answer
    C. Garage
    Explanation
    In America, a body shop is called a garage. This is a place where vehicles are repaired or serviced. In England, the term "garage" is also used to refer to the same type of establishment. Therefore, the correct answer is garage.

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  • 11. 

    In Trivial Pursuit which colour represents questions on geography?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Pink

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue
    Explanation
    In Trivial Pursuit, the color blue represents questions on geography. This is a common convention in the game, where different colors are used to categorize questions from different subjects. In this case, blue is specifically assigned to geography questions, indicating that players should expect questions related to countries, landmarks, maps, and other geographical topics when they land on a blue space.

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  • 12. 

    What is the largest living bird?

    • A.

      Turkey

    • B.

      Ostrich

    • C.

      Pelica

    • D.

      Stork

    Correct Answer
    B. Ostrich
    Explanation
    The ostrich is the largest living bird. It is native to Africa and can reach a height of up to 9 feet and weigh up to 320 pounds. Ostriches have long necks, powerful legs, and can run at speeds up to 43 miles per hour, making them the fastest running bird. They also lay the largest eggs of any bird species, with each egg weighing around 3 pounds. Ostriches are flightless and have distinctive feathers that are soft and fluffy, making them highly sought after for decorative purposes.

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  • 13. 

    True or False, The Earth and the Moon are the same age?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Earth and the Moon are believed to have formed around the same time, approximately 4.5 billion years ago, from the same giant impact event. This event occurred when a Mars-sized object collided with the early Earth, resulting in the formation of the Moon. Therefore, the Earth and the Moon are considered to be the same age.

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  • 14. 

    What animal creates the loudest sound of any living creature?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Dolphin

    • C.

      Elephant

    • D.

      Whale

    Correct Answer
    D. Whale
    Explanation
    Whales create the loudest sound of any living creature. They are known for their complex vocalizations, which can travel for long distances underwater. This is due to their unique anatomy, specifically their large vocal cords and air sacs that allow them to produce powerful low-frequency sounds. These sounds, known as whale songs, are used for communication, navigation, and locating prey. The volume of these sounds can reach up to 188 decibels, making them the loudest of any animal on Earth.

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  • 15. 

    Can Polar Bears jump?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Polar bears are capable of jumping, although they are not known for their jumping abilities. They are powerful swimmers and have strong front limbs that enable them to leap across gaps in sea ice. While they may not jump as frequently or as gracefully as other animals, polar bears can still jump when necessary.

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  • 16. 

    Besides sleep, what is normally impossible to do with your eyes open?

    • A.

      Eat

    • B.

      Laugh

    • C.

      Sneeze

    • D.

      Cry

    Correct Answer
    C. Sneeze
    Explanation
    When we sneeze, it is a reflex action that is difficult to control consciously. It involves a sudden and forceful expulsion of air from the nose and mouth. The muscles involved in sneezing, such as the diaphragm and intercostal muscles, are not under conscious control. Therefore, it is normally impossible to sneeze with your eyes open because the reflex action of sneezing triggers an automatic closure of the eyelids to protect the eyes from any potential particles or irritants that may be expelled during the sneeze.

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  • 17. 

    Which are there most of in the world - birds, fish or insects?

    • A.

      Insects

    • B.

      Fish

    • C.

      Birds

    Correct Answer
    A. Insects
    Explanation
    Insects are the most abundant creatures in the world. They outnumber both birds and fish by a significant margin. Insects have a high reproductive rate and can be found in almost every habitat on Earth. They play crucial roles in ecosystems as pollinators, decomposers, and as a food source for other animals. Their small size and adaptability have allowed them to thrive and dominate the animal kingdom in terms of numbers.

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  • 18. 

    In the fashion world what are mules?

    • A.

      Handbags

    • B.

      Trousers

    • C.

      Jewellery

    • D.

      Shoes

    Correct Answer
    D. Shoes
    Explanation
    Mules are a type of shoe in the fashion world. They are typically backless and often have a closed toe. Mules can be flat or have a heel, and they are known for being easy to slip on and off. They can be made from various materials and come in a variety of styles, making them a popular choice among fashion enthusiasts.

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  • 19. 

    How many Godfather films have been made?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    There have been three Godfather films made. The Godfather, released in 1972, The Godfather Part II, released in 1974, and The Godfather Part III, released in 1990. These films, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, are widely regarded as some of the greatest movies ever made and have had a significant impact on popular culture.

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  • 20. 

    What would a cartographer make?

    • A.

      Maps

    • B.

      Carts

    • C.

      Pens

    • D.

      Shoes

    Correct Answer
    A. Maps
    Explanation
    A cartographer is a person who creates maps, so it makes sense that they would make maps. They are skilled in the art and science of mapmaking, using various techniques and tools to accurately represent geographic features and spatial relationships. By creating maps, cartographers provide valuable information for navigation, planning, and understanding the world around us.

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