Could You Pass This General Knowledge Trivia Test?

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Could You Pass This General Knowledge Trivia Test?

Could You Pass This General Knowledge Trivia Test? You don’t have to be a genius to have some basic knowledge about the world around you. If you are in any doubt, then you can take this interesting quiz to see if you are as observant about your world as you think. DO give it a try and keep a lookout for others like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Advertising Which of the following was the top ad icon of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Ronald McDonald

    • B. 

      Jolly Green Giant

    • C. 

      Marlboro Man

    • D. 

      The Energizer Bunny

    • E. 

      Matress Giant

  • 2. 
    African Americans Which state has the highest percentage of blacks?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      Louisiana

    • E. 

      Indiana

  • 3. 
    Aging Which of the following body parts do not get bigger with age?
    • A. 

      Feet

    • B. 

      Noses

    • C. 

      Earlobes

    • D. 

      Elbows

    • E. 

      Genitalia

  • 4. 
    Alcohol Which is the correct origin of the martini?
    • A. 

      It was made by bartender Martini di Arma di Taggia

    • B. 

      It was made in Martinez, California

    • C. 

      It was created by scientist Genevieve da Martini

    • D. 

      It was made by the Martin family in Chicago

    • E. 

      It was commonly drank by poet Sor Juana de la Cruz who suggested the name

  • 5. 
    Boats Which of the following is not one of the most popular boat names?
    • A. 

      Happy Hours

    • B. 

      Seashore Alive

    • C. 

      Carpe Diem

    • D. 

      Sea Biscuit

    • E. 

      Aquaholic

  • 6. 
    Books What was the first title in the CliffsNotes series?
    • A. 

      Romeo & Juliet

    • B. 

      Othello

    • C. 

      Hamlet

    • D. 

      King Lear

    • E. 

      The Count of Monte Cristo

  • 7. 
    Brains Who invented the first intelligence test?
    • A. 

      German psychologist William Stern

    • B. 

      French psychologist Alfred Binet

    • C. 

      Dr. Thomas Harvey

    • D. 

      English psychologist Lewis Terman

    • E. 

      American psychologist David Scholes

  • 8. 
    Calendars Which dictator renamed one of the summer months?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar of Rome

    • B. 

      Augustus of Rome

    • C. 

      King Henry VIII of France

    • D. 

      Yitzhak Rabin of Iran

    • E. 

      Sapamurat Niyazovn of Turkmenistan

  • 9. 
    Candy Is there a specific number of nuts in each Snickers bar?
    • A. 

      Yes, exactly 12

    • B. 

      No, it's either 12 or 14

    • C. 

      No, the amount always varies

    • D. 

      Yes, exactly 15

    • E. 

      No, there are no nuts in a snickers bar

  • 10. 
    Christianity What is the world's largest church?
    • A. 

      "Basilica of Our Lady of Peace" in Ivory Coast

    • B. 

      St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome

    • C. 

      Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, Korea

    • D. 

      St. Paul's Cathedral in London

    • E. 

      World Changers in College Park, Georgia

  • 11. 
    College Which of the following colleges was the most selective in 2009?
    • A. 

      Yale

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      Princeton

    • D. 

      Columbia

    • E. 

      Stanford

  • 12. 
    Cosmetic Surgery Which of the following was the most popular plastic surgical procedure in America?
    • A. 

      Breast reduction

    • B. 

      Nose job

    • C. 

      Eyelid surgery

    • D. 

      Breast enlargement

    • E. 

      Liposuction

  • 13. 
    Crime Which country is responsible for the most kidnapping in the world?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      U.S.A.

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      South Africa

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 14. 
    Crosswords Who holds the record for solving a New York Times crossword in the least time?
    • A. 

      David Rosen

    • B. 

      Stan Newman

    • C. 

      Peter Gordon

    • D. 

      Will Shortz

    • E. 

      Marilyn vos Savant

  • 15. 
    Death Which country has the longest average life expectancy?
    • A. 

      San Marino

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Andorra

    • D. 

      Botswana

    • E. 

      Macau

  • 16. 
    Diamonds Which celebrity diamond ring weighed 29 carats?
    • A. 

      Ben Affleck to Jennifer Lopez

    • B. 

      Michael Douglas to Catherine Zeta-Jones

    • C. 

      Howard Marshall to Anna Nicole Smith

    • D. 

      Mike Todd to Elizabeth Taylor

    • E. 

      Aristotle to Jackie Kennedy Onassis

  • 17. 
    Fast Food Which fast food restaurant sold its 100-millionth hamburger in1958?
    • A. 

      Wendy's

    • B. 

      McDonald's

    • C. 

      Burger King

    • D. 

      Sonic

    • E. 

      Whataburger

  • 18. 
    First Women Who was the first female prime minister?
    • A. 

      Solveig Krey of Norway

    • B. 

      Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      Sabiha Gokcen of Turkey

    • D. 

      Valentina Tereshkova of Russia

    • E. 

      Geraldine Ferraro of Canada

  • 19. 
    Football Which of the following was not one of the 14 original NFL teams?
    • A. 

      Dayton Triangles

    • B. 

      Akron Professionals

    • C. 

      Detroit Heralds

    • D. 

      Buffalo All-Stars

    • E. 

      Columbus Panhandles

  • 20. 
    Gems How much bacteria is found on the average phone receiver?
    • A. 

      25000 per sq. in.

    • B. 

      30000 per sq. in.

    • C. 

      45000 per sq. in.

    • D. 

      14000 per sq. in.

    • E. 

      50000 per sq. in.

  • 21. 
    Homes What is the meaning of the term "cul-de-sac"?
    • A. 

      "hollow dome"

    • B. 

      "bottom of the bag"

    • C. 

      "large box"

    • D. 

      "shade of the tree"

    • E. 

      "the one that shelters"

  • 22. 
    Insects & Other Pests What is the loudest insect on earth?
    • A. 

      Dragonfly

    • B. 

      Locust

    • C. 

      Praying mantis

    • D. 

      African cicada

    • E. 

      Grasshopper

  • 23. 
    Inventions Which of the following inventions would not belong to the category: "inventions that were never patented by their creators"?
    • A. 

      Mood rings

    • B. 

      X-rays

    • C. 

      Ice-cream maker

    • D. 

      The escalator

    • E. 

      Karaoke machine

  • 24. 
    Los Angeles Which is not a nickname of Los Angeles?
    • A. 

      La-La Land

    • B. 

      Digital Coast

    • C. 

      Party Town

    • D. 

      Southland

    • E. 

      City of Angels

  • 25. 
    Late-Night TV Which late-night talk show host made the most money per year in 2008?
    • A. 

      George Lopez

    • B. 

      David Letterman

    • C. 

      Jay Leno

    • D. 

      Conan O'Brien

    • E. 

      Johnny Carson

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