Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student?

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Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What falling fruit supposedly inspired Isaac Newton to write the laws of gravity?  

    • A.

      A pear

    • B.

      An apple

    • C.

      An orange

    Correct Answer
    B. An apple
    Explanation
    Isaac Newton was supposedly inspired to write the laws of gravity by a falling apple. This event is said to have occurred when Newton was sitting under an apple tree and observed an apple falling to the ground. This observation led him to formulate his theory of gravity, which revolutionized the field of physics. The story of the falling apple has become a well-known anecdote in scientific history and is often associated with Newton's discovery of the laws of gravity.

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  • 2. 

    What explorer introduced pigs to North America? 

    • A.

      Ponce de Leon

    • B.

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • C.

      Christopher Columbus

    Correct Answer
    C. Christopher Columbus
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus introduced pigs to North America.

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  • 3. 

    Where is the Highest Elevation on Earth? 

    • A.

      Mount Kilimanjaro

    • B.

      Mount Everest

    • C.

      Mount Mitchell

    Correct Answer
    B. Mount Everest
    Explanation
    Mount Everest is the correct answer because it is the highest elevation on Earth. Located in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and China, Mount Everest stands at a towering height of 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet) above sea level. It is renowned for its challenging climbing routes and extreme weather conditions, making it a popular destination for mountaineers from around the world.

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  • 4. 

    Where is Notre Dame?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Milan

    Correct Answer
    A. Paris
    Explanation
    Notre Dame is located in Paris.

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  • 5. 

    What's the first name of Shakespeare?

    • A.

      Franz

    • B.

      Christopher

    • C.

      William

    Correct Answer
    C. William
    Explanation
    The first name of Shakespeare is William.

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