# Difficult General Knowledge Quiz! Try If You Dare!

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Well, do you think you're smart enough? Are you interested in current affairs and history? Do you know each and everything? If you do, then take this quiz to test your knowledge and prove your mettle. There is a list of 10 puzzling general questions related to history, science, and literature. Read the questions carefully and answer. Let's try it out. All the best!

• 1.

### The legendary jean company Levi's was founded by creator Levi who?

• A.

Strouss

• B.

Strausse

• C.

Strauss

• D.

Strousse

C. Strauss
Explanation
The correct answer is Strauss. The legendary jean company Levi's was founded by its creator, Levi Strauss.

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• 2.

### Which author claimed to fame quickly with his book, "Carrie"?

• A.

Stephen King

• B.

Dean Koontz

• C.

Charles Dickens

• D.

William Shakespeare

A. Stephen King
Explanation
Stephen King quickly gained fame with his book "Carrie." This novel, published in 1974, was King's first published novel and became a bestseller. It tells the story of a high school girl with telekinetic powers who seeks revenge on her classmates. The success of "Carrie" launched Stephen King's career as a renowned author of horror and suspense novels, making him one of the most popular and influential writers in the genre.

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• 3.

### What does 'M' in Einsteins' historically famous conclusion "E=MC Squared" stand for?

• A.

Minor

• B.

Major

• C.

Method

• D.

Mass

D. Mass
Explanation
The letter 'M' in Einstein's famous equation "E=MC squared" stands for mass. This equation shows the relationship between energy (E), mass (M), and the speed of light (C). It states that the energy of an object is equal to its mass multiplied by the speed of light squared. This equation is a fundamental principle in physics and is used to understand the interplay between mass and energy.

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• 4.

### What was Einsteins' fathers' name?

• A.

Hermann

• B.

Hermein

• C.

Hermeen

• D.

Herb

A. Hermann
Explanation

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• 5.

### Alfred Nobel had a hit in the mid-1800s with his invention, in what?

• A.

Grandfather Clock

• B.

Invention of the word 'Noble.'

• C.

Dynamite

• D.

Peanut Butter as an Explosive

C. Dynamite
Explanation
Alfred Nobel had a hit in the mid-1800s with his invention of dynamite. Dynamite revolutionized the construction and mining industries by providing a safer and more efficient method of blasting. It was a powerful explosive made from a mixture of nitroglycerin, a highly volatile liquid, and an absorbent material. Nobel's invention had a significant impact on various industries and played a crucial role in shaping modern infrastructure and mining practices.

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• 6.

### A ghost is often called what?

• A.

Specter

• B.

Spectra

• C.

Spactre

• D.

Spectre

D. Spectre
Explanation
A ghost is often referred to as a spectre.

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• 7.

### What Latin phrase would translate to 'from an angry man.'

• A.

An irato

• B.

Ab irato

• C.

El irate

• D.

Ab irate

B. Ab irato
Explanation
The correct answer is "Ab irato." This Latin phrase translates to "from an angry man." "Ab" means "from" and "irato" means "angry." Therefore, "Ab irato" accurately conveys the meaning of "from an angry man" in Latin.

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• 8.

### When did Edmund Hillary die?

• A.

January 9th 2008

• B.

January 10th 2008

• C.

January 11th 2008

• D.

He Lives Eternal

C. January 11th 2008
Explanation
Edmund Hillary died on January 11th, 2008.

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• 9.

### In which year of the First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France?

• A.

1914

• B.

1915

• C.

1916

• D.

1917

A. 1914
Explanation
Germany declared war on Russia and France in 1914 at the beginning of the First World War. This marked the start of the conflict and the escalation of tensions between the European powers. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in June 1914 triggered a series of events that eventually led to Germany's declaration of war on Russia and France. This decision by Germany set in motion a chain reaction of declarations and alliances that plunged the world into a devastating global conflict.

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• 10.

### With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?

• A.

• B.

Football

• C.

Hockey

• D.

Golf

B. Football
Explanation
The Jules Rimet trophy is associated with football. Jules Rimet was the president of FIFA and he initiated the creation of the FIFA World Cup. The trophy was named in his honor and was awarded to the winners of the World Cup from 1930 to 1970. It is one of the most iconic trophies in football history.

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