The Manhood Trivia Questions

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Man Quizzes & Trivia

Feeling particularly manly today? Well, put your masculinity to the test in this official manhood test. Think you know all the advantages of renting and the rules of thumb when buying a house? Put your manhood to the test today!


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  • 1. 
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  • 2. 
    In deciding how much home you can afford, a general rule of thumb is:
    • A. 

      10 times your annual salary

    • B. 

      5 times your annual salary

    • C. 

      2.5 times your annual salary

    • D. 

      ½ of your annual salary

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are NOT advantages of renting? (two answers) 
    • A. 

      Little or no responsibility for maintenance

    • B. 

      Tax benefits

    • C. 

      Easier to move

    • D. 

      Increase in equity

  • 4. 
    You're sitting down for a seven course dinner. How do you know which silverware to use for each course?
    • A. 

      Start with the utensils farthest out from your plate and work your way "in" with each course.

    • B. 

      Start with the utensil closest to your plate and work your way "out" with each course.

    • C. 

      There is no set rule

  • 5. 
    As a guest at a wedding, what do you say to the new bride?
    • A. 

      You look wonderful

    • B. 

      Best wishes

    • C. 

      Congratulations

    • D. 

      I hope you have a long, prosperous marriage

  • 6. 
    When accompanying a woman down a set of stairs or on an escalator, where should you be?
    • A. 

      Behind her

    • B. 

      Alongside her

    • C. 

      In front of her

  • 7. 
    Traditionally, who should pay on the first date?
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      Your date

    • C. 

      Split the tab

    • D. 

      The person who asked for the date

  • 8. 
    You should always ask permission before attempting the first kiss.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You’ve decided to break off your engagement.  What happens to the ring?
    • A. 

      You should get it back

    • B. 

      She should keep it

  • 10. 
    Your graduating grade point average (GPA) is a 2.8 (out of 4).  You should reveal this on your resume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When writing about your job experience, it’s best to begin your sentences with what type of words, and why?
    • A. 

      Nouns, as you should stick solely to the facts

    • B. 

      Action verbs as they imply accomplishment

    • C. 

      Adjectives as they describe how you went about your job

  • 12. 
    In order to pass through airport security, all liquids, gels and aerosols must be in ___ ounce or smaller containers. .
    • A. 

      1 oz.

    • B. 

      3 oz.

    • C. 

      16 oz.

    • D. 

      24 oz.

  • 13. 
    The typical maximum weight of a "check in" bag at an airlines (without financial penalty) is ___lbs.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      75

  • 14. 
    Under normal driving conditions, how often should you change your oil?
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      5,000

    • C. 

      7,500

    • D. 

      18,000

  • 15. 
    The four primary filters in your car are:
    • A. 

      Air, water, oil, gas

    • B. 

      Gas, oil, water, steering fluid

    • C. 

      Water, air, gas, radiator fluid

  • 16. 
    One of the methods for maintaining a good credit score is to keep your credit card account balances below ___ of your available credit limits.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      35%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      0% (you should always pay the monthly balance in full)

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Time and information

    • B. 

      Price and color

    • C. 

      Seller's attitude and buyer's emotion

  • 18. 
    In an interview, your prospective employer asks you what your current (or last) salary was. You should:
    • A. 

      State the figure honestly, as they will probably verify it.

    • B. 

      Never offer the figure, saying something like, "My salary is within industry range for my qualifications."

    • C. 

      Try to gingerly change the subject

  • 19. 
    You're likely to negotiate a better price from a dealer when you offer "all cash" versus telling them you intend to finance the car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A corporate "bond" is:
    • A. 

      A share of ownership in a company

    • B. 

      A debt obligation of a company

  • 21. 
    Rank the following investments based on their highest expected return to the lowest.
    • A. 

      Bonds, stocks, money market

    • B. 

      Money market, stocks, bonds

    • C. 

      Stocks, bonds, money market

  • 22. 
    You're lost and hungry. Which of the following are edible plants?
    • A. 

      Ironwood, Cedar, Skunkweed

    • B. 

      Cattail, dandelion, prickly pear

    • C. 

      Poinsettia, tulip, chrysanthemum

  • 23. 
    Which of the following knots is best used for lifting a person (e.g., up from a well)?
    • A. 

      Granny knot

    • B. 

      Bow wow

    • C. 

      Bowline

    • D. 

      Shank shot

  • 24. 
    You're lost in the woods, and it's starting to get very cold. The good news is that you remembered to bring pieces of flint and steel. Unfortunately, the wood you were able to gather is damp. You come across an old garbage dump with the following items. Which one are you really glad to find?
    • A. 

      Electric coffee maker

    • B. 

      Quart jar of sodium bicarbonate powder

    • C. 

      Magnesium car wheel

    • D. 

      4 tubes of toothpaste

  • 25. 
    You're driving on a highway, and a tornado is bearing down on you. It's too close to escape. What's the best way to survive?
    • A. 

      Seek shelter under a highway overpass

    • B. 

      Find a (dry) low area, lie face down with your hands protecting the back of your head

    • C. 

      Stay in your car, as you are protected from flying debris

  • 26. 
    In a hurricane, you're most likely to die from:
    • A. 

      Flooding

    • B. 

      High winds and flying debris

    • C. 

      Starvation and/or dehydration

  • 27. 
    According to the United States Department of Agriculture what’s the recommended minimum internal cooked temperature for beef, lamb, and veal roasts so they’re safe to eat?
    • A. 

      120 degrees Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      145 degrees Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      195 degrees Fahrenheit

    • D. 

      290 degrees Fahrenheit

  • 28. 
    Each electric outlet box in your home will usually have these three wires in it:
    • A. 

      A hot, a cold and a yellow

    • B. 

      A hot, a neutral and a ground

    • C. 

      A cold, a neutral and a ground

    • D. 

      A ground, a red and a hot

  • 29. 
    A friend of yours is stung by a bee and has a life-threatening allergic reaction. You're hours away from getting good medical help, but you're fortunate to have some of this to give him in the mean time:
    • A. 

      Sudafed

    • B. 

      Benadryl

    • C. 

      Tylenol

    • D. 

      Tums

  • 30. 
    The accepted "normal" blood pressure is:
    • A. 

      120/80 mm Hg

    • B. 

      130/80 mm Hg

    • C. 

      140/90 mm Hg

    • D. 

      190/120 mm Hg

  • 31. 
    Physical fitness experts generally agree that the minimum amount of vigorous exercise required for maintaining good cardio vascular health is:  
    • A. 

      50 minutes, 2 times per week

    • B. 

      20 minutes, 3 time per week

    • C. 

      1 hour, 5 times per week

  • 32. 
    Condoms are approximately ____% effective at preventing pregnancy.
    • A. 

      84-98

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      75-83

    • D. 

      40-7

  • 33. 
    Which beverage has the highest alcohol content?
    • A. 

      12-ounce bottle or can of regular beer

    • B. 

      5-ounce glass of wine

    • C. 

      Typical cocktail drink containing one and ½ ounce 80 proof liquor

    • D. 

      They all have about the same

  • 34. 
    The average return for the Dow Jones index over the last 100 years is approximately:
    • A. 

      -15%

    • B. 

      11%

    • C. 

      2.7%

    • D. 

      9.3%

  • 35. 
    Federal nutrition guidelines state that your intake of fats should be ____ percent of your daily caloric intake:
    • A. 

      Less than 10

    • B. 

      10-20

    • C. 

      20-35

    • D. 

      35-60

  • 36. 
    The accepted normal range for a person’s total cholesterol level is:
    • A. 

      Less than 200

    • B. 

      200-239

    • C. 

      240-285

  • 37. 
    You are beginning to have a heart attack.  After immediately calling 911, you should take  ____.
    • A. 

      An Ibuprofen tablet

    • B. 

      A baby aspirin

    • C. 

      A regular-sized aspirin

    • D. 

      Some parsley

    • E. 

      An allergy tablet

  • 38. 
    You need to test an egg to see if it’s spoiled.  If it sinks in bowl of water, it’s most likely spoiled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Your chances of surviving an airline crash improve 40% by sitting in the back of the plane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    The “dealer invoice” is the amount that the car dealer pays for your vehicle,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Which side of a boat is the starboard?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right