General Knowledge: Do You Think You Can Pass The Quiz?

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General Knowledge: Do You Think You Can Pass The Quiz?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What record was shattered at the N.C State Fair with the winner weighing in at 1,404.5 pounds?
    • A. 

      Largest watermelon.

    • B. 

      Largest hay bale lifted.

    • C. 

      Largest pumpkin.

    • D. 

      Largest bull.

  • 2. 
    Americans were shocked to learn that what group had collected millions in Social Security benefits?
    • A. 

      Death row inmates

    • B. 

      ISIS

    • C. 

      Nazis

    • D. 

      Canadians

  • 3. 
    Police in riot gear used tear gas to disperse crowds after what event near Keene State College in New Hampshire?
    • A. 

      KKK rally.

    • B. 

      Pumpkin festival.

    • C. 

      Football win.

    • D. 

      Gang shooting.

  • 4. 
    Actress Renee Zellweger issued a statement crediting “living a different, happy, more fulfilling life” for what development?
    • A. 

      She is in love.

    • B. 

      She is retiring from acting.

    • C. 

      She has overcome her junk food addiction.

    • D. 

      She looks different.

  • 5. 
    Millions of car owners are learning about a safety recall covering what defective part?
    • A. 

      Backup cameras

    • B. 

      Air bags

    • C. 

      Brakes

    • D. 

      Floor mats

  • 6. 
    Briley Brind’Amour, daughter of former Carolina Hurricanes star Rod Brind’Amour, has become known in her own right for what?
    • A. 

      High school volleyball.

    • B. 

      Her fashion blog.

    • C. 

      State spelling bee champ.

    • D. 

      Miss Garner pageant.

  • 7. 
    Ben Bradlee, former editor of the Washington Post, died at age 93. What major news coverage is he associated with?
    • A. 

      Iran-Contra

    • B. 

      Watergate

    • C. 

      Sept. 11

    • D. 

      JFK assassination

  • 8. 
    What will happen to the German U-boat found in waters off Cape Hatteras?
    • A. 

      It will be returned to Germany.

    • B. 

      It will be left as it is.

    • C. 

      It will be moved to the state Maritime Museum.

    • D. 

      It will become a floating museum.

  • 9. 
    Franklinton High sophomore Brayton Haws is typical of many 15-year-olds except that in his spare time he does what?
    • A. 

      Runs his own business.

    • B. 

      Works on cancer research.

    • C. 

      Races stock cars.

    • D. 

      Keeps bees.

  • 10. 
    Workers for the State Fair ride company Wade Shows Inc. were arrested and charged with what?
    • A. 

      Parking in handicapped spaces.

    • B. 

      Operating rides while the fair was closed.

    • C. 

      Taking extra rides for themselves.

    • D. 

      Stealing ride tickets.