# General Intelligence Test

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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.

• 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

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.

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• 2.

### What is Pi

• A.

• B.

Ratio of Circumference to diameter

• C.

• D.

Ratio of diameter to Circumference

• E.

Ratio of a Right Angle to a Circle

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.

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• 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

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.

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• 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

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.

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• 5.

### What is something that might be made of Kevlar?

• A.

Bulletproof Vest

• B.

CD

• C.

Steering Wheel

• D.

Soda Can

• E.

Guns

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.

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• 6.

### What is "Final Fantasy VII"?

• A.

A porno

• B.

A comic character

• C.

A videogame

• D.

A famous sword

• E.

An Amusement park

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.

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• 7.

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

• A.

Gates

• B.

Buffet

• C.

Walton

• D.

Walden

• E.

Rockefeller

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

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• 8.

### What is 20% of 1.4 million?

• A.

28,000

• B.

280,000

• C.

2.8 million

• D.

14,000

• E.

140,000

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.

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• 9.

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

• A.

Duchamp

• B.

Dali

• C.

Da Vinci

• D.

Machiavelli

• E.

Kandinsky

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.

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• 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

A. I think, therefore I am
Explanation
"Cogito Ergo Sum" is a Latin phrase coined by philosopher RenĂ© 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.

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