IQ Academy Wisconsin Presents: Are You Smarter Than A Racing Sausage?

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Do you think you're smarter than a Racing Sausage? Answer these trivia questions to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    “The Orya” is a play written in 500 B.C. by the Greek author Epicharmus.The play is about:
    • A. 

      Hercules

    • B. 

      Cyclops

    • C. 

      Sausage

    • D. 

      The Titans

  • 2. 
    What is the Wisconsin state animal?        
    • A. 

      Beaver

    • B. 

      Badger

    • C. 

      River Otter

    • D. 

      Snowy Owl

  • 3. 
    What’s the top number in a fraction called?        
    • A. 

      Denominator

    • B. 

      Fractal

    • C. 

      Mixed number

    • D. 

      Numerator

  • 4. 
    What country is twice as large as the U.S. or China?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 5. 
    Which President introduced the "New Deal" to help deal with the effects of the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 6. 
    Who is Oberon’s wife in Shakespeare’s play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream?”      
    • A. 

      Desdemona

    • B. 

      Miranda

    • C. 

      Juliette

    • D. 

      Titania

  • 7. 
    What number does “giga” stand for?
    • A. 

      One million

    • B. 

      One billion

    • C. 

      One zillion

    • D. 

      Infinity

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of an igneous rock?
    • A. 

      Sandstone

    • B. 

      Slate

    • C. 

      Gypsum

    • D. 

      Obsidian

  • 9. 
    Which of the options below is further from the equator?
    • A. 

      Transylvania

    • B. 

      Tanzania

    • C. 

      Tasmania

  • 10. 
    What year was Napoleon defeated during the Battle of Waterloo?
    • A. 

      1820

    • B. 

      1814

    • C. 

      1815

    • D. 

      1816

  • 11. 
    What is the second stage of mitosis?
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Metaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 12. 
    What popular sausage condiment was used to prevent Scurvy by sea voyagers?
    • A. 

      Mustard

    • B. 

      Relish

    • C. 

      Onions

    • D. 

      Sauerkraut

  • 13. 
    What mathematical symbol did math whiz Ferdinand von Lindemann determine to be a transcendental number in 1882?
    • A. 

      Pi

    • B. 

      Infinity

    • C. 

      Googleplex

    • D. 

      42

  • 14. 
    Wisconsin was discovered in 1634 by what explorer while searching for the Northwest Passage to China?
    • A. 

      Meriwether Lewis

    • B. 

      Jean Nicolet

    • C. 

      Daniel Boon

    • D. 

      Kit Carson

  • 15. 
    What is the name of Dr. Jekyll’s butler in “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?”
    • A. 

      Poole

    • B. 

      Jeeves

    • C. 

      Stevens

    • D. 

      Alfred

  • 16. 
    How many Great Lakes do not border Michigan?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Six

  • 17. 
    Who wrote the poetry collection “Leaves of Grass?"
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      Carl Sandburg

    • D. 

      Robert Frost

  • 18. 
    What Greek math whiz noticed that the morning star and the evening star were one and the same?        
    • A. 

      Euclid

    • B. 

      Pythagoras

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Homer

  • 19. 
    According to the Guinness Book of World Records, how long was the longest hot dog?
    • A. 

      375 feet

    • B. 

      20 yards

    • C. 

      One meter

    • D. 

      50 feet