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  • 1. 

    What kind of animal is a whale?

    • A.

      Fish

    • B.

      Reptile

    • C.

      Omnivore

    • D.

      Bird

    • E.

      Mammal

    Correct Answer
    E. Mammal
    Explanation
    A whale is classified as a mammal because it possesses several characteristics that are unique to mammals. Firstly, whales give birth to live young instead of laying eggs. Secondly, they nurse their young with milk produced by mammary glands. Additionally, whales have lungs and breathe air, requiring them to come to the water's surface to breathe. These traits clearly differentiate whales from other categories such as fish, reptiles, birds, and omnivores, which do not share these specific mammalian characteristics.

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  • 2. 

    What is the capital city of sweeden?

    • A.

      Oslo

    • B.

      Paris

    • C.

      Stockholm

    • D.

      Benre

    • E.

      Bern

    Correct Answer
    C. Stockholm
    Explanation
    Stockholm is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Sweden. The question asks for the capital city of Sweden, and Stockholm fits this description. Oslo is the capital of Norway, Paris is the capital of France, Benre is not a recognized capital city, and Bern is the capital of Switzerland. Therefore, Stockholm is the only option that corresponds to the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Issac Newton was a ...

    Correct Answer
    scientist
    inventor
    Explanation
    Issac Newton was a renowned figure in the fields of science and invention. He made significant contributions to both disciplines during his lifetime. As a scientist, Newton is best known for his laws of motion and universal gravitation, which revolutionized our understanding of physics. Additionally, he conducted groundbreaking research in optics, mathematics, and astronomy. Newton's inventions were equally impressive, including the reflecting telescope, which greatly improved astronomical observations. He also designed and built various mechanical devices, such as the Newtonian telescope and the water clock. Overall, Newton's accomplishments as a scientist and inventor solidify his position as one of history's most influential figures.

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  • 4. 

    Where were the olympics held in 2004?

    • A.

      Athens

    • B.

      Sydney

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      New England

    • E.

      Washington

    Correct Answer
    A. Athens
    Explanation
    The Olympics were held in Athens in 2004. This is because Athens, Greece was chosen as the host city for the 2004 Summer Olympics. The decision to hold the Olympics in Athens was significant as it marked the return of the Games to their place of origin. The ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece from the 8th century BCE to the 4th century CE. By hosting the 2004 Olympics, Athens showcased its rich history and cultural significance in the world of sports.

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  • 5. 

    What is the smallest prime number?

    Correct Answer
    2
    Explanation
    The smallest prime number is 2 because it is the only even prime number and the only number that is divisible by only 1 and itself. All other even numbers are divisible by 2, making them not prime. Additionally, all other numbers divisible by 2 are not prime because they have other factors besides 1 and themselves. Therefore, 2 is the smallest prime number.

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  • 6. 

    What animal makes the sound "moo"?

    • A.

      Cow

    • B.

      Sheep

    • C.

      Horse

    Correct Answer
    A. Cow
    Explanation
    Cows are known for their distinct vocalization, which is commonly referred to as "moo." This sound is unique to cows and is often associated with them. Therefore, the correct answer is Cow.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the president of America (currently november 2009)?

    • A.

      Barrack Obalma

    • B.

      George P Bush

    • C.

      George W Bush

    • D.

      Hillary Clinton

    • E.

      Condellesa Rice

    Correct Answer
    A. Barrack Obalma
  • 8. 

    What religion celebrates the festival of Divalli?

    • A.

      Judaism

    • B.

      Hinduism

    • C.

      Sikkhisim

    Correct Answer
    B. Hinduism
    Explanation
    Hinduism celebrates the festival of Diwali, also known as Divalli. Diwali is one of the most important and widely celebrated festivals in Hinduism. It is a festival of lights that symbolizes the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. During Diwali, Hindus light oil lamps, decorate their homes, exchange gifts, and participate in prayers and religious rituals. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy by Hindus all over the world.

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  • 9. 

    What planet is furtherest away from the sun?

    • A.

      Pluto

    • B.

      Uranus

    • C.

      Venus

    • D.

      Jupiter

    • E.

      Neptune

    Correct Answer
    E. Neptune
    Explanation
    pluto was recently disclassified as a planet because of its size.

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  • 10. 

    When did WW1 (WORLD WAR ONE) end?

    • A.

      1929

    • B.

      1918

    • C.

      1914

    • D.

      1945

    • E.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    B. 1918
    Explanation
    WW1, also known as World War One, ended in 1918. This was the result of the signing of the Armistice of Compiègne, which took place on November 11th, 1918. This agreement marked the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front and effectively ended the war. The year 1918 is widely recognized as the official end of WW1, as it brought an end to the fighting and paved the way for the subsequent peace negotiations and treaties that followed.

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  • 11. 

    What primeminister was in power (in Britian) at the time when world war 2 began?

    • A.

      Magaret Thatcher

    • B.

      Neville Chamberlin

    • C.

      Winston Churchill

    Correct Answer
    B. Neville Chamberlin
    Explanation
    Neville Chamberlin was the Prime Minister of Britain when World War 2 began. He served as the Prime Minister from 1937 to 1940. Chamberlin is famously known for his policy of appeasement towards Nazi Germany, which ultimately failed and led to the outbreak of the war. He was succeeded by Winston Churchill, who played a crucial role in leading Britain through the war. Margaret Thatcher, on the other hand, served as the Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, long after World War 2 had ended.

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  • 12. 

    What is the second name of the cartoonist behind the simpsons cartoon series?

    Correct Answer
    Groening
    Explanation
    The second name of the cartoonist behind The Simpsons cartoon series is Groening.

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  • 13. 

    In what year was William Wallace executed?

    Correct Answer
    1305
    Explanation
    William Wallace was executed in the year 1305.

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  • 14. 

    Who has one the most tennis grandslams ever?

    • A.

      Nedal

    • B.

      Murray

    • C.

      Roddick

    • D.

      Federer

    • E.

      Williams

    Correct Answer
    D. Federer
    Explanation
    Roger Federer has won the most tennis Grand Slams ever. He currently holds the record for the most Grand Slam singles titles with a total of 20. This achievement surpasses the records of other tennis greats like Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer's success in Grand Slam tournaments showcases his exceptional skill, consistency, and longevity in the sport. His dominance in tennis has made him one of the greatest players of all time.

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  • 15. 

    What is two cubed?

    Correct Answer
    8
    Explanation
    Two cubed means multiplying the number 2 by itself three times. In other words, it is 2 multiplied by 2 multiplied by 2. This calculation results in the value of 8.

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  • 16. 

    What is the capital of Zimbabwe?

    • A.

      Harare

    • B.

      Zimbabwers

    • C.

      Dahli

    • D.

      Lagos

    • E.

      Patuin

    Correct Answer
    A. Harare
    Explanation
    Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the largest city in the country and serves as its administrative, commercial, and communications center. Harare is located in the northeastern part of Zimbabwe and is known for its modern infrastructure, vibrant culture, and historical landmarks. It is also home to important government institutions, including the Parliament of Zimbabwe and the Supreme Court.

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  • 17. 

    Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?

    Correct Answer
    Fruit
    Explanation
    A tomato is considered a fruit because it is the mature ovary of a flowering plant and contains seeds. Although it is commonly used as a vegetable in culinary contexts, scientifically, it meets the criteria of being a fruit. Fruits are typically characterized by their ability to develop from the fertilized ovary of a flower and contain seeds. In the case of a tomato, it is formed from the ovary of the tomato flower and contains seeds, thus making it a fruit.

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  • 18. 

    Who was the artist(s) behind the hit single "Living on a prayer"?

    Correct Answer
    Bonjovi
    Explanation
    Bonjovi is the correct answer because they are the artist(s) behind the hit single "Living on a prayer". This song was released in 1986 and became one of Bonjovi's most popular and iconic songs. It was written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and Desmond Child. The song's catchy chorus and energetic rock sound contributed to its success and enduring popularity. Bonjovi is a renowned American rock band that has sold millions of records worldwide and has had numerous chart-topping hits throughout their career.

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  • 19. 

    What is the capital city of Oregon?

    Correct Answer
    Salem
    Explanation
    Salem is the capital city of Oregon. It is located in the Willamette Valley and is the third-largest city in the state. Salem is known for its historic downtown area, which features a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. The city is also home to the Oregon State Capitol building, which houses the state government. Overall, Salem is the political and cultural hub of Oregon, making it the logical choice for the state's capital city.

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  • 20. 

    Who was the main actor in the film "the mask"?

    Correct Answer
    Jim Carey, Jim Carrey
    Explanation
    The main actor in the film "The Mask" was Jim Carrey.

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