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  • 1. 

    What language is spoken in Brazil?

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      Portuguese

    • C.

      Latin

    Correct Answer
    B. Portuguese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Portuguese because Portuguese is the official language of Brazil. Brazil was colonized by Portugal in the 16th century, and the Portuguese language has since become the most widely spoken language in the country. While Spanish is spoken in many other countries in South America, it is not the primary language spoken in Brazil. Latin, on the other hand, is an ancient language and is not spoken as a native language in any country today.

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  • 2. 

    What is the square root of 81?

    • A.

      Nine

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    A. Nine
    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 81 is 9, because 9 multiplied by itself equals 81. Therefore, the correct answer is nine.

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  • 3. 

    When did World War II occur?

    • A.

      1950-1954

    • B.

      1914-1918

    • C.

      1939-1945

    Correct Answer
    C. 1939-1945
    Explanation
    World War II occurred from 1939 to 1945. This was a global conflict that involved many countries and was fought between two major alliances, the Allies and the Axis powers. It began with the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 and ended with the surrender of Japan in 1945 after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The war had a significant impact on the world, resulting in millions of casualties and major political and social changes.

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  • 4. 

    Which is heavier, a pound or a kilogram?

    • A.

      A kilogram

    • B.

      Both the same

    • C.

      A pound

    Correct Answer
    A. A kilogram
    Explanation
    A kilogram is heavier than a pound. The pound is a unit of weight commonly used in the United States, while the kilogram is the standard unit of mass in the metric system used by most other countries. One kilogram is equivalent to 2.20462 pounds, so it is inherently heavier.

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  • 5. 

    What is the chemical symbol for lead?

    • A.

      Ld

    • B.

      Pb

    • C.

      Le

    Correct Answer
    B. Pb
    Explanation
    The chemical symbol for lead is Pb. This symbol is derived from the Latin word "plumbum," which is the origin of the element's name in several languages. Pb is used as the chemical symbol because it represents the first two letters of the word "plumbum."

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  • 6. 

    An 'anachronism' is ____________________. 

    • A.

      A kind of watch

    • B.

      A shocking statement

    • C.

      Something in the wrong time

    Correct Answer
    C. Something in the wrong time
    Explanation
    An 'anachronism' refers to something that is out of its proper time period or does not belong in the current time. It can be an object, a concept, or an event that is misplaced or anachronistic in relation to the time it is being observed or discussed.

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  • 7. 

    A 'philanthropist' is a person who ....

    • A.

      Cheats on his wife

    • B.

      Gives a lot of money to charity

    • C.

      Has wisdom and knowledge

    Correct Answer
    B. Gives a lot of money to charity
    Explanation
    A philanthropist is someone who gives a lot of money to charity. This person is generous and actively contributes to making a positive impact on society by supporting various causes and organizations.

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  • 8. 

    People in Iraq have been _____________ by the war.

    • A.

      Affected

    • B.

      Defected

    • C.

      Effected

    Correct Answer
    A. Affected
    Explanation
    The word "affected" is the correct answer because it means to have an impact or influence on someone or something. In the given sentence, it implies that the war has had a negative impact on the people in Iraq. The word "defected" means to abandon one's country or allegiance, which does not fit the context of the sentence. "Effected" means to bring about or cause something, which is not the intended meaning in this case. Therefore, "affected" is the most appropriate word to describe the people in Iraq in relation to the war.

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  • 9. 

    Another names for methampetamines is ________________.

    • A.

      Crack

    • B.

      Smack

    • C.

      Ice

    Correct Answer
    C. Ice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ice" because methamphetamine is commonly referred to as ice due to its appearance, which resembles small, transparent crystals or chunks of ice. This nickname reflects the drug's crystalline form and its stimulant properties.

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  • 10. 

    What langauge is Jesus said to have spoke?

    • A.

      Jewish

    • B.

      Aramaic

    • C.

      Arabic

    Correct Answer
    B. Aramaic
    Explanation
    Jesus is said to have spoken Aramaic. This is supported by historical and biblical evidence, as Aramaic was the common language spoken in the region of Palestine during Jesus' time. Additionally, the New Testament contains several instances where Jesus is recorded speaking in Aramaic, such as when he said "Talitha koum" (which means "Little girl, I say to you, get up") and "Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?" (which means "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?").

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  • 11. 

    Which word of pharse is Japanese?

    • A.

      Origami

    • B.

      Chop Suey

    • C.

      Tae Kwon De

    Correct Answer
    A. Origami
    Explanation
    Origami is the correct answer because it is a Japanese word that refers to the art of paper folding. It originated in Japan and is widely practiced and recognized as a traditional Japanese craft. Chop Suey is a Chinese-American dish, and Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art. Therefore, Origami is the only word in the given options that is of Japanese origin.

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  • 12. 

    People in Pakistan speak _________________.

    • A.

      Pakistani

    • B.

      Hindu

    • C.

      Urdu

    Correct Answer
    C. Urdu
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Urdu. Urdu is the national language of Pakistan and is spoken by the majority of the population. It is also one of the official languages of the country.

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  • 13. 

    Which person was a serial killer?

    • A.

      Steve Davis

    • B.

      Jeffrey Dahmer

    • C.

      Marilyn Manson

    Correct Answer
    B. Jeffrey Dahmer
    Explanation
    Jeffrey Dahmer is the correct answer because he was a notorious serial killer known as the "Milwaukee Cannibal" or "The Milwaukee Monster." Dahmer was responsible for the rape, murder, and dismemberment of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. He was known for his gruesome acts, including necrophilia and cannibalism. Dahmer's crimes shocked the world and he was eventually apprehended and sentenced to multiple life terms in prison, where he was later killed by a fellow inmate.

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  • 14. 

    In which year did Elvis die?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    Elvis Presley died in 1977.

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  • 15. 

    Which is not a prime number?

    • A.

      Eleven

    • B.

      Twenty-three

    • C.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    C. Nine
    Explanation
    A prime number is a number that is only divisible by 1 and itself. Eleven and twenty-three are prime numbers because they are only divisible by 1 and themselves. However, nine is not a prime number because it is divisible by 1, 3, and 9.

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  • 16. 

    Christopher Columbus traveled to America in _________________.

    • A.

      1492

    • B.

      1671

    • C.

      1567

    Correct Answer
    A. 1492
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus traveled to America in 1492. This is a well-known historical fact as Columbus embarked on his famous voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in that year. His journey eventually led to the discovery of the Americas and opened up a new era of exploration and colonization.

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  • 17. 

    Which country shares a border with China?

    • A.

      Malaysia

    • B.

      South Korea

    • C.

      Afghanistan

    Correct Answer
    C. Afghanistan
    Explanation
    Afghanistan shares a border with China.

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  • 18. 

    Hollywood is in ________________.

    • A.

      New Jersey

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    B. California
    Explanation
    Hollywood is located in California. California is home to the famous Hollywood neighborhood, which is known as the center of the American film and entertainment industry. Many major film studios and production companies are based in Hollywood, making it the hub of the movie industry. Additionally, California's climate and scenic landscapes have made it a popular location for filming movies, further solidifying its association with Hollywood.

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  • 19. 

    At the age of six, Barack Obama attended school in ______________.

    • A.

      Indonesia

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      England

    Correct Answer
    A. Indonesia
    Explanation
    At the age of six, Barack Obama attended school in Indonesia.

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  • 20. 

    How many minutes are there in a day?

    • A.

      Over 5000

    • B.

      Roughly 100

    • C.

      Roughly 1500

    Correct Answer
    C. Roughly 1500
    Explanation
    There are 24 hours in a day, and each hour has 60 minutes. Therefore, there are 24 x 60 = 1440 minutes in a day. Since the answer "Roughly 1500" is the closest option to 1440, it is the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Muslims don't eat ________________.

    • A.

      Veal

    • B.

      Pork

    • C.

      Beef

    Correct Answer
    B. Pork
    Explanation
    Muslims don't eat pork because it is considered haram (forbidden) in Islam. The Quran explicitly prohibits the consumption of pork, and it is also mentioned in the Hadith (teachings of Prophet Muhammad). Pork is considered impure and unclean in Islamic dietary laws, and Muslims are required to adhere to these dietary restrictions as a part of their religious beliefs.

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  • 22. 

    Beer is approximately ___________ alcohol. 

    • A.

      5%

    • B.

      10%

    • C.

      20%

    Correct Answer
    A. 5%
    Explanation
    Beer is approximately 5% alcohol. This means that for every 100 milliliters of beer, there is 5 milliliters of alcohol. This is a relatively low alcohol content compared to other alcoholic beverages such as spirits or liquors. The alcohol content in beer can vary depending on the brand and type of beer, but on average, it is around 5%.

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  • 23. 

    Calsberg beer is brewed in ________________. 

    • A.

      Holland

    • B.

      Denmark

    • C.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    B. Denmark
    Explanation
    Carlsberg beer is brewed in Denmark. Carlsberg is a Danish brewing company founded in 1847 by J.C. Jacobsen. It is one of the largest beer brands globally and has its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. Carlsberg beer is known for its quality and has become synonymous with Danish beer. Therefore, it is correct to say that Carlsberg beer is brewed in Denmark.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the US president at the end of World War II?

    • A.

      Roosevelt

    • B.

      Eisenhower

    • C.

      Truman

    Correct Answer
    C. Truman
    Explanation
    Truman was the US president at the end of World War II. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was the president during most of the war, passed away in April 1945, and Truman succeeded him. Truman made the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which ultimately led to Japan's surrender and the end of the war.

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  • 25. 

    Armstrong landed on the moon in _________________. 

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1959

    • C.

      1949

    Correct Answer
    A. 1969
    Explanation
    Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969. This is a well-known fact in history. In 1969, the Apollo 11 mission successfully landed the first humans on the moon, with Neil Armstrong being one of them. This event was a significant milestone in space exploration and is widely recognized as a major achievement for mankind.

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  • 26. 

    Who sang 'The Black Parade'?

    • A.

      Coldplay

    • B.

      My Chemical Romance

    • C.

      Fall Out Boy

    Correct Answer
    B. My Chemical Romance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is My Chemical Romance. Coldplay and Fall Out Boy are not the correct answers because they did not sing 'The Black Parade'. My Chemical Romance is the correct answer as they are the band that performed the song.

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  • 27. 

    The Evolution is a _______________.

    • A.

      Subaru

    • B.

      Nissan

    • C.

      Mitsubishi

    Correct Answer
    C. Mitsubishi
    Explanation
    The given question is incomplete as it does not provide enough information to determine what "The Evolution" refers to. It could be a model, a concept, or something else entirely. Without further context, it is not possible to provide a meaningful explanation for the correct answer.

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  • 28. 

    If I buy two £2.75 sandwiches, how much change do I get from £10?

    • A.

      £6.25

    • B.

      £4.50

    • C.

      £5.50

    Correct Answer
    B. £4.50
    Explanation
    If two sandwiches cost £2.75 each, the total cost would be £5.50. If you pay with a £10 note, you would get £4.50 in change.

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  • 29. 

    Which letter comes after 'K' but before 'Q'?

    • A.

      The letter 'J'

    • B.

      The letter 'R'

    • C.

      The letter 'I'

    Correct Answer
    C. The letter 'I'
    Explanation
    The letter 'I' comes after 'K' but before 'Q' in the alphabet.

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  • 30. 

    Approximately how far is LA from New York?

    • A.

      2500 miles

    • B.

      1000 miles

    • C.

      5000 miles

    Correct Answer
    A. 2500 miles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2500 miles because this is the approximate distance between Los Angeles (LA) and New York. The distance between these two cities is commonly estimated to be around 2500 miles, although the actual distance may vary depending on the route taken.

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