Trivia: Could You Pass This Quiz Bowl Competition?

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Trivia: Could You Pass This Quiz Bowl Competition?

Could you pass this bowl quiz competition? Practice does make perfect so what you will do is take the questions and answers as best as you can, and if you get something wrong, you jolt it down and research more on it. Try this quiz for starters then keep an eye out for other quiz bowl competition trivia. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ishtar was the principle goddess of the...
    • A. 

      Huns

    • B. 

      Celts

    • C. 

      Spartans

    • D. 

      Egyptians

    • E. 

      Babylonians

  • 2. 
    Spell the heteronym that as a verb means "to shine" and as an adjective refers to a northern European country.
  • 3. 
    What mountain range separates the countries in which Madrid and Paris are capitals?
  • 4. 
    Who that should be seen and not heard can, along with fools, tell the truth?
  • 5. 
    Who was a philosopher?
    • A. 

      Telly Savalas

    • B. 

      William Saroyan

    • C. 

      George Santayana

    • D. 

      Arthur Schlesinger

    • E. 

      John Singer Sargent

  • 6. 
    This is about what kind of light-sensitive cells? They are used when lighting conditions are poor and are the only type of visual cell found in animals that are active at night.
  • 7. 
    The denial of privileges and other unfair treatment of employees on the basis of age is prohibited by federal law. Such is a violation is called age...
  • 8. 
    Symptoms of a certain viral disease include fever, convulsions, excessive salivation, and...
    • A. 

      Nausea, photophobia, and rash

    • B. 

      Fatigue, hydrophobia, and coma

    • C. 

      Anemia, acrophobia, and sneezing

    • D. 

      Arrhythmia, hemophobia, and jaundice

    • E. 

      Lethargy, claustrophobia and hair loss

  • 9. 
    An option that has no value because it expired without being exercised is said to have...
  • 10. 
    In contrast to donations made to political parties for party-building purposes, contributions made to promote an individual candidate are known as what kind of money?
  • 11. 
    What war first established the United States as a world power?
  • 12. 
    Which has the most pungent odor?
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Vanilla

    • C. 

      Parsley

    • D. 

      Horseradish

    • E. 

      Pineapple juice

  • 13. 
    What grammatical function is played by the gerund in this sentence?  Despite his displeasure when he hurt others' fists with his jaw, Rocky still loved boxing.
  • 14. 
    What musical note has half the time value of a semibreve and twice that of a crotchet?
  • 15. 
    The adjective "draconic" suggests what mythical monster?
  • 16. 
    In the petroleum industry, for what does the abbreviation MBPD stand?
  • 17. 
    What European country that derives nearly 80% of its electricity from nuclear energy has become the world's largest exporter of electricity largely due to its low cost of a generation?
  • 18. 
    Siltsone is similar to sandstone but the grains composing it are much...
  • 19. 
    A cylindrical pipe has a radius of 14 and a height of 40 inches. About what is the area of the outside surface of this pipe in square inches?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      2260

    • C. 

      3110

    • D. 

      3520

    • E. 

      4230

  • 20. 
    The work of Pythagoreans and of Johannes Kepler demonstrated that there can be only how many regular solids?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8