# Online General Knowledge Trivia

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• 1.

### How many temporary members does the UN Security Council have?

• A.

12

• B.

10

• C.

45

• D.

5

B. 10
Explanation
The UN Security Council has 10 temporary members. These members are elected by the General Assembly for a two-year term and are not permanent members like the five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States). The temporary members rotate every year, with five new members elected each year. These temporary members have the same voting rights as the permanent members, but their positions are not permanent.

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• 2.

### How many years do temporary members stay in the UN Security Council?

• A.

2

• B.

5

• C.

14

• D.

10

A. 2
Explanation
Temporary members of the UN Security Council serve for a period of two years. These members are elected by the General Assembly and are non-permanent, rotating every two years. This system allows for a diverse representation of countries in the Security Council, ensuring that different regions and perspectives are taken into account in decision-making. The short-term nature of their membership also allows for new voices and ideas to be brought to the table regularly.

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• 3.

### How many minutes long is a match in rugby?

• A.

180

• B.

30

• C.

80

• D.

150

C. 80
Explanation
A match in rugby is typically 80 minutes long. This is divided into two halves of 40 minutes each, with a halftime break in between. The clock is stopped for certain stoppages in play, such as injuries or penalties, so the actual time taken to complete a match can be longer than 80 minutes. However, the standard duration of a rugby match is 80 minutes.

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• 4.

### How many elevators serve the Empire State Building in New York?

• A.

388

• B.

73

• C.

2

• D.

1

B. 73
Explanation
There are 73 elevators that serve the Empire State Building in New York. This means that there are 73 separate elevators that are available for use in the building.

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• 5.

• A.

39

• B.

6

• C.

12

• D.

63

D. 63
• 6.

### How many feet is a regulation shuffleboard court?

• A.

45

• B.

80

• C.

52

• D.

29

C. 52
Explanation
A regulation shuffleboard court is typically 52 feet long.

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• 7.

### How many founding members of the United Nations were there, in 1945?

• A.

51

• B.

14

• C.

68

• D.

27

A. 51
Explanation
In 1945, there were 51 founding members of the United Nations. These countries came together to establish the UN with the goal of promoting peace, security, and cooperation among nations. Each of these founding members played a crucial role in shaping the organization and its principles.

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• 8.

### How many strings does a standard orchestra harp have?

• A.

47

• B.

35

• C.

89

• D.

72

A. 47
Explanation
A standard orchestra harp typically has 47 strings.

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• 9.

### What is the number of states in Mexico?

• A.

23

• B.

31

• C.

8

• D.

55

B. 31
Explanation
Mexico is divided into 31 states, so the number of states in Mexico is 31.

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• 10.

### How many feet is the service line from the net in tennis?

• A.

28

• B.

32

• C.

21

• D.

12

C. 21
Explanation
The correct answer is 21. In tennis, the service line is located 21 feet away from the net. This is the line that the server must stand behind when serving the ball. Being positioned at this distance allows for a fair and balanced serve, giving the receiver enough time to react and return the ball.

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• 11.

### How many pieces per player in Backgammon?

• A.

28

• B.

16

• C.

15

• D.

12

C. 15
Explanation
In Backgammon, each player starts with 15 pieces. These pieces are initially placed on the board according to a specific setup. The objective of the game is to move all of your pieces around the board and bear them off before your opponent does. Therefore, the correct answer is 15.

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• 12.

### How many centimeters is the diameter on a standard CD?

• A.

17

• B.

22

• C.

32

• D.

12

D. 12
Explanation
The diameter of a standard CD is 12 centimeters.

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• 13.

### What number is the Street Bridge Song Simon and Garfunkel recorded also known as "Feelin' Groovy"?

• A.

78

• B.

46

• C.

42

• D.

59

D. 59
Explanation
The number "59" is the correct answer because it is the street bridge song that Simon and Garfunkel recorded, which is also known as "Feelin' Groovy".

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• 14.

### What was the "Revolution Number ___" The Beatles recorded on the "White Album"?

• A.

9

• B.

21

• C.

89

• D.

19

A. 9
Explanation
The "Revolution Number 9" was a track recorded by The Beatles on their "White Album." It was an experimental and avant-garde piece that featured sound collages and tape loops. The track is known for its unconventional structure and was a departure from the band's traditional sound.

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• 15.

• A.

11

• B.

64

• C.

12

• D.

45