Quiz: Do You Know Everything About The World?

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Do You Know Everything About The World? The world is an incredible place, full of beautiful natural landmarks, amazing human-made creations, and full of rich history, but how much do you know about it? Take our global knowledge quiz to see if you know all there is to know about planet earth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the approximate population of the earth?
    • A. 

      5 billion

    • B. 

      6 billion

    • C. 

      7 billion

    • D. 

      8 billion

    • E. 

      9 billion

  • 2. 
    Approximately what percentage of the world's population lives on less than $1.25 per day?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      25%

    • E. 

      10%

  • 3. 
    Where do the majority of those living on less than $1.25 per day live?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

    • E. 

      Somalia

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Mandarin Chinese

    • D. 

      Arabic

    • E. 

      Hindi

  • 5. 
    Which country has the largest number of English speakers?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Australia

    • E. 

      United Kingdom

  • 6. 
    What percent of the U.S. Government budget is devoted to foreign aid?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      5%

    • E. 

      1%

  • 7. 
    Which country is the leading seller of military arms and equipment?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Egypt

    • E. 

      Israel

  • 8. 
    Which of the following countries does NOT grant birthright citizenship?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Mexico

  • 9. 
    Which country has the most nuclear reactors for the purpose of generating electricity?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Russia

  • 10. 
    Approximately how many years does it take for a plastic water bottle to decompose?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      350

    • E. 

      600

  • 11. 
    Which country has the most earthquakes per year?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Indonesia

    • E. 

      Mexico

  • 12. 
    Which country holds the most U.S. government debt?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United Arab Emirates

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Qatar

    • B. 

      United Kingdom

    • C. 

      United Arab Emirates

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Japan

  • 14. 
    What percent of Americans have a passport?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      30%

    • E. 

      20%

  • 15. 
    What is the main difference between the Shi’a and Sunni branches of Islam?
    • A. 

      Ritual practices

    • B. 

      Recognition of Sharia Law

    • C. 

      Major holy days

    • D. 

      Disagreement over how leaders were chosen historically

    • E. 

      Ethnicity

  • 16. 
    The largest number of foreign visitors in a year the United States has ever seen by 2019 is:
    • A. 

      42 million

    • B. 

      56.7 million

    • C. 

      61.2 million

    • D. 

      75.9 million

    • E. 

      79.6 million

  • 17. 
    Approximately how many refugees were there in the world by 2018?
    • A. 

      22 million

    • B. 

      29 million

    • C. 

      30 million

    • D. 

      42 million

    • E. 

      69 million

  • 18. 
    What percentage of the world’s population has access to Primary Education? Secondary? Higher Education?
    • A. 

      50 / 25 / 10

    • B. 

      60 / 40 / 15

    • C. 

      70 / 25 / 5

    • D. 

      80 / 15 / 5

    • E. 

      90 / 10 / 1

  • 19. 
    Approximately how many living languages are there in the world?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1,006

    • C. 

      1,520

    • D. 

      3,500

    • E. 

      7,106

  • 20. 
    According to the U.S. Department of State, which concept or statement best describes the U.S. foreign policy today?
    • A. 

      Containment.

    • B. 

      Engagement by using smart power.

    • C. 

      Win the War on Terror.

    • D. 

      To create a more secure, democratic and prosperous world.

    • E. 

      Steering clear of permanent alliances and advocating trade with all nations.