General Intelligence Test

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Septimus314
S
Septimus314
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 9,876
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 9,876

SettingsSettingsSettings
General Intelligence Test - Quiz

This is my first test creation. This will be seemingly random questions of history, military, general trivia, just stuff that I would think a smart person may know. I believe smarter people would get more right, and I'm just interested to see how many people know certain question answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    • A.

      Vietnamese General's

    • B.

      Vietnamese President's

    • C.

      Japanese General's

    • D.

      Japanese President's

    • E.

      Japanese Cities

    Correct Answer
    E. Japanese Cities
    Explanation
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki are Japanese cities that were devastated by atomic bombings during World War II. These bombings were carried out by the United States in 1945, resulting in the deaths of around 200,000 people. The bombings had a significant impact on the outcome of the war and the subsequent surrender of Japan. The cities have since been rebuilt and serve as important reminders of the devastating consequences of nuclear weapons.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    What is Pi

    • A.

      Ratio of Circumference to radius

    • B.

      Ratio of Circumference to diameter

    • C.

      Ratio of radius to Circumference

    • D.

      Ratio of diameter to Circumference

    • E.

      Ratio of a Right Angle to a Circle

    Correct Answer
    B. Ratio of Circumference to diameter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ratio of Circumference to diameter." Pi is a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. It is a non-repeating, irrational number that is approximately equal to 3.14159. This ratio is the same for all circles, regardless of their size, making pi a fundamental concept in geometry and trigonometry.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    How many people were killed on September 11, 2001 (approximately)

    • A.

      1,000

    • B.

      2,000

    • C.

      3,000

    • D.

      5,000

    • E.

      10,000

    Correct Answer
    C. 3,000
    Explanation
    Approximately 3,000 people were killed on September 11, 2001. This tragic event, known as the 9/11 attacks, involved the hijacking of four commercial airplanes by terrorists. Two of the planes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing their collapse and resulting in a significant loss of life. Another plane crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, while the fourth plane, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers attempted to regain control from the hijackers. The attacks on 9/11 had a profound impact on the United States and the world, leading to increased security measures and significant changes in foreign policy.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    What is the Final Four

    • A.

      Four mutants from a comic

    • B.

      Last Four Teams in Basketball Playoffs

    • C.

      A Greek legend

    • D.

      An Aesop's Fable

    • E.

      A Football Strategy

    Correct Answer
    B. Last Four Teams in Basketball Playoffs
    Explanation
    The Final Four refers to the last four teams remaining in the basketball playoffs. It is a term commonly used in the sports world to describe the teams that have advanced to the semi-final round of a tournament or league. These teams have successfully navigated through the earlier rounds and are now competing for a spot in the championship game. The Final Four is a highly anticipated and prestigious stage of the playoffs, where the best teams face off to determine the ultimate winner.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    What is something that might be made of Kevlar?

    • A.

      Bulletproof Vest

    • B.

      CD

    • C.

      Steering Wheel

    • D.

      Soda Can

    • E.

      Guns

    Correct Answer
    A. Bulletproof Vest
    Explanation
    Kevlar is a strong and durable material that is commonly used in the production of bulletproof vests. It is known for its high tensile strength and resistance to impact, making it an ideal choice for protective gear. While it is possible for other items like steering wheels or soda cans to be made with Kevlar, bulletproof vests are the most commonly associated item with this material due to its ability to provide personal protection against bullets.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    What is "Final Fantasy VII"?

    • A.

      A porno

    • B.

      A comic character

    • C.

      A videogame

    • D.

      A famous sword

    • E.

      An Amusement park

    Correct Answer
    C. A videogame
    Explanation
    "Final Fantasy VII" is a famous video game. It is part of the popular "Final Fantasy" series, which is known for its immersive storytelling, complex characters, and strategic gameplay. The game was released in 1997 and quickly became a commercial and critical success, garnering a large fan base worldwide. It is often praised for its cinematic cutscenes, memorable soundtrack, and innovative gameplay mechanics. "Final Fantasy VII" is considered a landmark title in the gaming industry and has had a significant impact on the role-playing genre.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Who is the Second Richest Person in the World (last name)

    • A.

      Gates

    • B.

      Buffet

    • C.

      Walton

    • D.

      Walden

    • E.

      Rockefeller

    Correct Answer
    B. Buffet
    Explanation
    The second richest person in the world is Buffet.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    What is 20% of 1.4 million?

    • A.

      28,000

    • B.

      280,000

    • C.

      2.8 million

    • D.

      14,000

    • E.

      140,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 280,000
    Explanation
    To find 20% of 1.4 million, you can multiply 1.4 million by 0.20. This calculation gives you 280,000.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which is not an artist (conventionally, e.g., not primarily a writer)

    • A.

      Duchamp

    • B.

      Dali

    • C.

      Da Vinci

    • D.

      Machiavelli

    • E.

      Kandinsky

    Correct Answer
    D. Machiavelli
    Explanation
    Machiavelli is not traditionally considered an artist, as he is primarily known for his political writings, particularly "The Prince." In contrast, Duchamp, Dali, Da Vinci, and Kandinsky are all recognized as artists in various fields such as painting, sculpture, and conceptual art.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    What does "Cogito Ergo Sum" mean?

    • A.

      I think, therefore I am

    • B.

      It's a beautiful life

    • C.

      Something for something

    • D.

      The way things are

    • E.

      You can kill my body but not my spirit

    Correct Answer
    A. I think, therefore I am
    Explanation
    "Cogito Ergo Sum" is a Latin phrase coined by philosopher René Descartes, which translates to "I think, therefore I am." This statement signifies Descartes' belief that the act of thinking proves one's existence. According to him, the very act of doubting or questioning one's own thoughts is evidence of one's consciousness and existence. In other words, the ability to think is a fundamental aspect of being alive and self-aware.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2022
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Apr 25, 2007
    Quiz Created by
    Septimus314
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.