General Awareness Knowledge! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Musician "Weird Al" Yankovic received a university degree in which discipline?
    • A. 

      Architecture

    • B. 

      Teaching

    • C. 

      Medicine

    • D. 

      Law

  • 2. 
    In 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an honorary member of which organization?
    • A. 

      United Nations

    • B. 

      Freemasons

    • C. 

      Royal Society

    • D. 

      Harlem Globetrotters

  • 3. 
    How many times does the average person blink in one year?
    • A. 

      10,000,000

    • B. 

      1,000,000

    • C. 

      1,000,000,000

    • D. 

      100,000,000

  • 4. 
    How many dimples are on a regulation golf ball?
    • A. 

      336

    • B. 

      166

    • C. 

      256

    • D. 

      406

  • 5. 
    What name is given to the small pieces of plastic at the ends of shoelaces?
    • A. 

      Picts

    • B. 

      Aglets

    • C. 

      Seals

    • D. 

      Kips

  • 6. 
    How many different ways can one make a change for a dollar?
    • A. 

      293

    • B. 

      155

    • C. 

      98

    • D. 

      406

  • 7. 
    What names is given to the sports teams of Whittier College?
    • A. 

      Poets

    • B. 

      Bards

    • C. 

      Scholars

    • D. 

      Dreamers

  • 8. 
    How many people are on the board of governors that oversees the US Postal Service?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      11

  • 9. 
    What is the largest dwarf planet?
    • A. 

      Pluto

    • B. 

      Ceres

    • C. 

      Eris

    • D. 

      Makemake

  • 10. 
    Which of the following countries was not represented at the 1992 Olympics by the "Unified Team"?
    • A. 

      Belarus

    • B. 

      Azerbaijan

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Ukraine

  • 11. 
    Thomas Leach led Major League Baseball in home runs in 1902 with what total?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      31

  • 12. 
    Who became the first Poet Laureate of the United States in 1986?
    • A. 

      Robert Pinsky

    • B. 

      Richard Wilbur

    • C. 

      Robert Penn Warren

    • D. 

      Rita Dove

  • 13. 
    What is Donald Duck's middle name?
    • A. 

      Rutledge

    • B. 

      Fauntleroy

    • C. 

      Gilbert

    • D. 

      Wolfgang

  • 14. 
    Which of Hercules' 12 Labors involved cleaning a stable?
    • A. 

      5th

    • B. 

      3rd

    • C. 

      12th

    • D. 

      9th

  • 15. 
    What was the first silent film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
    • A. 

      The Navigator

    • B. 

      Alibi

    • C. 

      Modern Times

    • D. 

      Wings

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