Can You Pass The Quiz Bowl Competition?

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Can You Pass The Quiz Bowl Competition?

Can you pass the quiz bowl competition? IT is designed for those of us who keep up to date with historical facts and current events. Do you think that you have what it takes to have the full marks? Do give it a shot and get to see just how well you will do compared to others. Don’t forget to share your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 2004 what baseball team won the world series for the first time in 86 years?
    • A. 

      Cardinals

    • B. 

      Boston Red Sox

    • C. 

      Cleveland Browns

    • D. 

      Angels

  • 2. 
    Which Country is home to the Great Sphynx?
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      Macedonia

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 3. 
    What do we call a dying star that explodes into brilliant light?
    • A. 

      Nova

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Quasar

    • D. 

      Supervova

  • 4. 
    Which World war was triggered by the assassination fo Archduke Francis Ferdinand?
    • A. 

      WWI

    • B. 

      Crimean War

    • C. 

      War of 1812

    • D. 

      WWII

  • 5. 
    If grapes are 1.70 per pound then 1 1/2 pound would cost how much?
    • A. 

      $3/25

    • B. 

      $1.75

    • C. 

      $2.50

    • D. 

      $2.55

  • 6. 
    What two number are neither prime nor composite numbers?
    • A. 

      118 & 225

    • B. 

      0 & 1

    • C. 

      2 & 5

    • D. 

      14 & 23

  • 7. 
    Who invented the telephone and an early hearing aid?
    • A. 

      Bell Optics

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      Johnathan LIvingston

    • D. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

  • 8. 
    What American holiday marks the unofficial end of summer?
    • A. 

      Labor Day

    • B. 

      Veterans Day

    • C. 

      Memorial Day

    • D. 

      Summer End Day

  • 9. 
    3 is to 9 as 16 is to 
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      9

  • 10. 
    What Spanish explorer searched in vain for the "fountain of youth?
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Magellan

    • C. 

      Ponce de Leon

    • D. 

      Santos Domingo

  • 11. 
    Calculate 30 cubed.
    • A. 

      270

    • B. 

      27,000

    • C. 

      90,000

    • D. 

      9000

  • 12. 
    Which is the highest rank in the US Navy?
    • A. 

      Captain

    • B. 

      Commodore

    • C. 

      Admiral

    • D. 

      Ensign

  • 13. 
    What theory does the equation E=MC Squared help explain?
    • A. 

      Theory of Relativity

    • B. 

      Theory of energy and mass

    • C. 

      Theory of biomechanics

    • D. 

      Theory of relative mass

  • 14. 
    When talking about internet addresses, what does the abbreviation URL stand for?
    • A. 

      Unified Resource Locator

    • B. 

      United Resource Lender

    • C. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • D. 

      Used Reference Library

  • 15. 
    Which President of the United States carried a gun to cabinet meetings and shot those who disagreed?
    • A. 

      Bill Clinton

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 16. 
    Big is to little as photosynthesis is to
    • A. 

      Miniturization

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Chlorination

  • 17. 
    What Are Baby Eels Called?
    • A. 

      Eelids

    • B. 

      Eels

    • C. 

      Elver

    • D. 

      Castroeylets

  • 18. 
    Who Was The Youngest President Of The USA?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Teddy Jenkins

    • C. 

      Richard Nickson

    • D. 

      George Bush

  • 19. 
    Which color represents the common union of the states and of the chapters?
  • 20. 
    How many regions are there nationwide
  • 21. 
    Which gas starts a fire and helps keep it going?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Helium

    • C. 

      Carbon

    • D. 

      Neon

  • 22. 
    The first national organization for students in trade and labor in the 1920's was called
  • 23. 
    Which officer is "key to the whole SkillsUSA Chapter"?
  • 24. 
    If 2 is a whole number then 2 1/2 is a 
    • A. 

      Mixed Number

    • B. 

      Fraction number

    • C. 

      Half number

    • D. 

      Decimal number

  • 25. 
    The middle ages began with the collapse of what ancient empire?
    • A. 

      Roman Empire

    • B. 

      Byzantine Empire

    • C. 

      Romanov Empire

    • D. 

      British Empire

  • 26. 
    What did the Jim Crow laws in the south enforce?
    • A. 

      Immigration quotas

    • B. 

      Bird Flu

    • C. 

      Flu Vaccination

    • D. 

      Segregation

  • 27. 
    Which has the most gravity
    • A. 

      White dwarf

    • B. 

      Supernova

    • C. 

      Black Hole

    • D. 

      Planets

  • 28. 
    Hindi is the national language of 
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Macedonia

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 29. 
    Which Zodiac sign is represented by a ram?
    • A. 

      Pisces

    • B. 

      Taurus

    • C. 

      Leo

    • D. 

      Aries

  • 30. 
    What is the common term for hypertension?
    • A. 

      High blood sugar

    • B. 

      Tendenitus

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

    • D. 

      Low blood pressure

  • 31. 
    When Ice thaws do molecules 
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Expand

    • C. 

      Stay the same

    • D. 

      Disintegrate

  • 32. 
    Which is a vertebrae?
    • A. 

      Octopus

    • B. 

      Shark

    • C. 

      Shrimp

    • D. 

      Jellyfish

  • 33. 
    What is the name of King Arthurs Sword?
    • A. 

      Optimus Prime

    • B. 

      Little Joe

    • C. 

      Excalibur

    • D. 

      Excellente

  • 34. 
    Solve for x:  x-18=64
    • A. 

      82

    • B. 

      53

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      123

  • 35. 
    What noun can you make from the word "applaud"
    • A. 

      Pausing

    • B. 

      Plausibility

    • C. 

      Applesauce

    • D. 

      Applause

  • 36. 
    Who wrote under the pseudonym of Mark Twain? 
    • A. 

      Ernest Hemmingway

    • B. 

      Mark Zutterburg

    • C. 

      Samual Clemens

    • D. 

      Andrew Twain

  • 37. 
    If you compose a sonnet, how many lines long does it have to be ?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      12

  • 38. 
    Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare is a 
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Comedy

    • C. 

      Tragedy

    • D. 

      Satire

  • 39. 
    What are the first six words of the Gettysburg address?
    • A. 

      Give me your ears fellow citizens

    • B. 

      Four score and seven years ago

    • C. 

      To be or not to be

    • D. 

      I stand before you today to

  • 40. 
    Pneumonia affects the 
    • A. 

      Knee joints

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Heart