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Published on February 19, 2009

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A general knowledge quiz with 50 questions.
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General Knowledge Quiz

Which sport is called "the sport of kings" ? Horse racing If you are celebrating your diamond anniversary, how many years have you been married ? 60 In which year was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima ? 1945 What is the world’s largest bird ? The ostrich Are there more men or more women in the world? Men

Which sport is called "the sport of kings" ?

Horse racing

If you are celebrating your diamond anniversary, how many years have you been married ?

60

In which year was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima ?

1945

What is the world’s largest bird ?

The ostrich

Are there more men or more women in the world?

Men

If you suffer from xenophobia, what are you afraid of ? Foreigners Which language in the world has the most native speakers ? Mandarin Chinese What is the most common element on Earth? Hydrogen Which nation gave women the right to vote first ? New Zealand In what year did the Berlin Wall come down ? 1989

If you suffer from xenophobia, what are you afraid of ?

Foreigners

Which language in the world has the most native speakers ?

Mandarin Chinese

What is the most common element on Earth?

Hydrogen

Which nation gave women the right to vote first ?

New Zealand

In what year did the Berlin Wall come down ?

1989

What is the capital of Venezuela ? Caracas Which 3 countries does Luxembourg have borders with ? Belgium, France and Germany How many sides does a heptagon have ? 7 Which is larger: the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean ? The Pacific (is twice as large) What do the letters FBI stand for? Federal Bureau of Investigation

What is the capital of Venezuela ?

Caracas

Which 3 countries does Luxembourg have borders with ?

Belgium, France and Germany

How many sides does a heptagon have ?

7

Which is larger: the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean ?

The Pacific (is twice as large)

What do the letters FBI stand for?

Federal Bureau of Investigation

What is the largest man made structure on Earth ? The Great Wall of China What is the capital city of New Zealand? Wellington What year was John F Kennedy shot ? 1963 In Islamic law, how many wives is a man allowed to have ? 4 What is the capital of the Philippines ? Manila

What is the largest man made structure on Earth ?

The Great Wall of China

What is the capital city of New Zealand?

Wellington

What year was John F Kennedy shot ?

1963

In Islamic law, how many wives is a man allowed to have ?

4

What is the capital of the Philippines ?

Manila

In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison ? 1991 Riga is the capital of which country? Latvia What do the letters IBM stand for? International Business Machines If you are celebrating your Silver Anniversary, how many years have you been married ? 25 Which travels faster: light or sound waves? Light

In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison ?

1991

Riga is the capital of which country?

Latvia

What do the letters IBM stand for?

International Business Machines

If you are celebrating your Silver Anniversary, how many years have you been married ?

25

Which travels faster: light or sound waves?

Light

What is 55 in Roman Numerals ? LV What colour do you get by mixing blue and yellow? Green What is the capital of Switzerland? Berne Name 3 US States that start with the letter I. Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa What animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund ? Panda

What is 55 in Roman Numerals ?

LV

What colour do you get by mixing blue and yellow?

Green

What is the capital of Switzerland?

Berne

Name 3 US States that start with the letter I.

Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa

What animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund ?

Panda

How many zeros are there in a trillion ? 12 What colour are the 5 Olympic rings ? Black, blue, red, green, yellow What number do the Roman numerals CD represent ? 400 What is the capital of Columbia ? Bogota How many squares are there on a chess board? 64

How many zeros are there in a trillion ?

12

What colour are the 5 Olympic rings ?

Black, blue, red, green, yellow

What number do the Roman numerals CD represent ?

400

What is the capital of Columbia ?

Bogota

How many squares are there on a chess board?

64

What colour are a baby's eyes at birth ? Blue In which year did man first land on the moon? 1969 Which planet is the fifth from the sun? Jupiter What is 40% of 40 ? 16 What is the capital of Peru ? Lima

What colour are a baby's eyes at birth ?

Blue

In which year did man first land on the moon?

1969

Which planet is the fifth from the sun?

Jupiter

What is 40% of 40 ?

16

What is the capital of Peru ?

Lima

What do the letters BBC stand for? British Broadcasting Corporation In which year did the Channel Tunnel open ? 1994 What is the legal drinking age in the USA? 21 How many men have walked on the moon? 12 From which country does Nokia, the mobile phone company, originate? Finland

What do the letters BBC stand for?

British Broadcasting Corporation

In which year did the Channel Tunnel open ?

1994

What is the legal drinking age in the USA?

21

How many men have walked on the moon?

12

From which country does Nokia, the mobile phone company, originate?

Finland

What is the capital of Turkey? Ankara Which is heavier, gold or silver? Gold How many legs does a butterfly have? 6 Which is the biggest state in the U.S.A.? Alaska What is the capital city of Norway? Oslo

What is the capital of Turkey?

Ankara

Which is heavier, gold or silver?

Gold

How many legs does a butterfly have?

6

Which is the biggest state in the U.S.A.?

Alaska

What is the capital city of Norway?

Oslo

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