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A quiz to see how smart you are. How many questions can you answer correctly?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many two cent stamps are in a dozen?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    There are 12 two cent stamps in a dozen because a dozen refers to a quantity of 12.

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  • 2. 

    Which two of the words below are the closest in meaning?

    • A.

      Composites and different

    • B.

      Symbolic and exact

    • C.

      Shabby and synthetic

    • D.

      artificial and pseudo

    Correct Answer
    D. artificial and pseudo
    Explanation
    The words "artificial" and "pseudo" are the closest in meaning because they both refer to something that is not genuine or real. They are often used to describe things that are made to imitate or resemble something else, but are not authentic. Both words convey a sense of falseness or deception.

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  • 3. 

    What is the largest desert in the world?

    • A.

      Sahara

    • B.

      Mojave

    • C.

      Antrctica

    • D.

      The Mongolian Desert

    Correct Answer
    C. Antrctica
    Explanation
    Antarctica is the largest desert in the world. Although it is covered in ice and snow, it is considered a desert because it receives very little precipitation. The Sahara is the largest hot desert, but it is not the largest desert overall. The Mojave Desert and the Mongolian Desert are much smaller in comparison. Antarctica's extreme cold temperatures and dry climate make it the largest desert on Earth.

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  • 4. 

    John likes 400 but not 300; he likes 100 but not 99; he likes 2500 but not 2400. Which does he like?

    • A.

      99

    • B.

      300

    • C.

      2400

    • D.

      400

    Correct Answer
    D. 400
    Explanation
    John likes numbers that end in double zeros. This is evident from the examples given: he likes 400, 100, and 2500. However, he does not like numbers that end in 99 or numbers that end in 00 but have a different hundreds place value. Therefore, he does not like 99, 300, or 2400.

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  • 5. 

    If a women is is 21 and is half the age of her mom, how old will the mom be when the women is 42?

    • A.

      84

    • B.

      63

    • C.

      42

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. 63
    Explanation
    The woman is currently 21 years old and is half the age of her mom. Therefore, her mom must be 42 years old. If the woman is 42 years old, her mom will be twice her age, which is 84 years old. However, the question asks for the age of the mom when the woman is 42, not the other way around. So, when the woman is 42, her mom will be 63 years old.

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  • 6. 

    What is the square root of 144?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      13

    • E.

      14

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
    Explanation
    The square root of a number is a value that, when multiplied by itself, gives the original number. In this case, the square root of 144 is 12 because 12 multiplied by itself equals 144.

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  • 7. 

    What do you call a baby kangaroo?

    • A.

      Calf

    • B.

      Bobby

    • C.

      Joey

    • D.

      Pup

    Correct Answer
    C. Joey
    Explanation
    A baby kangaroo is called a joey. This term is commonly used to refer to the young of marsupials, including kangaroos. The word "joey" is derived from an Australian Aboriginal language and has become widely recognized as the appropriate name for a baby kangaroo.

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