General Awareness Test Trivia

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A fun and interesting quiz on General Awareness


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a person has been defenestrated, what has happened to them?
    • A. 

      Thrown out of a Window

    • B. 

      Robbed

    • C. 

      Hung Upside Down

    • D. 

      Awarded a Medal

  • 2. 
    "Farmer" ants are known to "keep" which other insects, harvesting the honeydew they excrete?
    • A. 

      Termites

    • B. 

      Mosquitoes

    • C. 

      Aphids

    • D. 

      Wasps

  • 3. 
    Which of the following US States does not have a violet as its state flower?
    • A. 

      Oregon

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Wisconsin

    • D. 

      Illinois

  • 4. 
    What nickname was given to the xenophobic American Party of the 1850's?
    • A. 

      Know-Nothings

    • B. 

      Mugwumps

    • C. 

      Lily-White Movement

    • D. 

      War Hawks

  • 5. 
    What are the odds of a person being struck by lightning in their lifetime?
    • A. 

      1 in 1,000

    • B. 

      1 in 10,000

    • C. 

      1 in 100,000

    • D. 

      1 in 1,000,000

  • 6. 
    Which part of his body did the Norse god Odin sacrifice to gain wisdom?
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Ear

    • C. 

      Hand

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 7. 
    In the "Doctor Who" universe, how many lives does a Time Lord have?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      507

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    What Spanish word can mean either "queue", "tail", or "glue"?
    • A. 

      Cosa

    • B. 

      Copa

    • C. 

      Cola

    • D. 

      Coda

  • 9. 
    How many guests were killed at Disneyland between 1955 and 2007?
    • A. 

      76

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      44

  • 10. 
    Which legal term stems from a defensive feature of medieval castles?
    • A. 

      Acquittal

    • B. 

      Remand

    • C. 

      Sanction

    • D. 

      Loophole

  • 11. 
    Pearls are made from layered crystals of what mineral, often used as an antacid?
    • A. 

      Potassium Sulfate

    • B. 

      Calcium Carbonate

    • C. 

      Aluminum Hydroxide

    • D. 

      Magnesium Phosphate

  • 12. 
    The 1990 film "Henry and June" was the first movie to get what then-new rating from the MPAA?
    • A. 

      NC-17

    • B. 

      NC-20

    • C. 

      X

    • D. 

      XX

  • 13. 
    Eddie Gaedel, the only person with dwarfism to play Major League Baseball, wore what number?
    • A. 

      4-Jan

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      8-Jan

    • D. 

      2-Jan

  • 14. 
    The mask worn by the character Michael Myers in "Halloween" is of which celebrity?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      Henry Kissinger

    • C. 

      William Shatner

    • D. 

      Humphrey Bogart

  • 15. 
    Which of the "Seven Sisters" colleges was founded by a brewer?
    • A. 

      Smith

    • B. 

      Barnard

    • C. 

      Radcliffe

    • D. 

      Vassar

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