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Quiz Questions
GEOGRAPHY
1. Which US state has the longest coastline? (Alaska)
2. How many timezones are there in China? (1)
3. What is the capital of Switzerland? (Bern)
4. What is the largest island in the world? (Greenland)
5. Which country is the largest producer of coffee? (Brazil)
6. What is the national sport of Canada? (Lacrosse)
7. What country spans all four hemispheres? (Kiribati)
8. What is the most northerly capital city in the world? (Reykjavik)
9. What country has three capital cities? (South Africa)
10. What US state has only one syllable? (Maine)
ANIMAL KINGDOM
1. What is the colour of lobster blood? (Blue)
2. What is the only mammal which flies? (Bat)
3. How many eyes does a spider have? (8)
4. What is the name given to a group of owls? (A parliament)
5. How many stomachs does a cow have? (4)
6. What is the name given to animals which do not have a backbone? (Invertebrates)
7. What is the largest fish in the world? (Whale shark)
8. What is the female equivalent of a peacock? (Peahen)
9. Which male species of animal gives birth? (Seahorse)
10. What colour are flamingos when they are born? (Grey) and why do they turn pink? (diet: prawns --> algae) - 0.5, 0.5
RANDOM
1. In aero-nautical terms, which side is starboard and port? (p=left, s=right)
2. Name the seven deadly sins (sloth, wrath, pride, greed, gluttony, envy, lust) 0.5=4
3. What year was the first iPhone released? (2007)
4. What does HSBC stand for? (HongKong Shanghai Banking Corporation)
5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel prize? (Marie Curie, physicist and chemist, 1903)
6. Name the Big Three American car manufacturers (Ford, General Motors, Chrysler)
7. What is the only remaining ancient wonder of the world? (Pyramid of Giza)
8. What does the "M" in "AM" and "PM" stand for? (ante / post mediriem)
9. What are the colours of the five Olympic rings? (red, yellow, green, blue, black)
10. What is the name of the United Nation's children's charity? (UNICEF)
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
1. At what temperature are both Fahrenheit and Celsius equal? (-40)
2. What country did Germany invade in 1939, which marked the start of the second world war? (Poland)
3. What number do the angles of any triangle add up to? (180)
4. What are the three primary colours? (Red, yellow, blue)
5. What is the name of the planet furthest from the Earth in our solar system? (Neptune)
6. What is the highest PH number on the scale? (14)
7. What are the names given to the top and bottom parts of a fraction? (Numerator & denominator)
8. Which of these three words is not an adverb? Slowly, downstairs, friendly? (Friendly)
9. Who dies first: Romeo or Juliet? (Romeo)
10. If a women gets pregnant in January, what month will they give birth in? (October)
RANDOM
1. What country won the very first FIFA World Cup in 1930? (Uruguay)
2. Which car company owns Bugatti, Lamborghini, Audi and Porsche? (Volkswagen)
3. What does BMW stand for (in English)? (Bavarian Motor Works)
4. What is your body's largest organ? (The skin)
5. Which bone are babies born without? (Knee cap)
6. What is the smallest country in the world? (Vatican City)
7. How many hearts does an octopus have? (3)
8. What name is given to a group of frogs? (An army)
9. How many eyes does a bee have? (5)
10. Which insect symbolises good luck in Europe? (Ladybird)
POPULAR CULTURE
1. What is the name of the Pokemon Pikachu's evolved form? (Raichu)
2. What does Fred Flinstone wear around his neck? (Blue tie)
3. What is the best selling song of all time (White Christmas by Bing Crosby, 50m copies)
4. What is Mariyln Monroe's real name? (Norma Jean)
5. Which actor has played James Bond the most times? And how many times? (Sean Connery, 7) - 0.5, 0.5
6. It's well known that Tom Hanks voiced Woody in Toy Story, but who voiced Buzz Lightyear? (Tim Allen)
7. Three US presidents have won a grammy award. Name one of them (Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama)
8. What is the name of the artist with the most streamed song on SSpotify? Bonus point for naming the song (Ed Sheeran, Shape of You)
9. In The Matrix, does Neo take the blue pill or the red pill? (Red)
10. The Spice Girls released their debut album in 1996. What was the name of this album? (Spice)
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