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The Hardest General Knowledge Quiz You'll Take In 2017

Ready those brain cells.

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  1. 1. Ralph, Jack, Simon, Piggy, and Roger are all characters of which classic novel?

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    Animal Farm, George Orwell
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    A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
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    Lord of the Flies, William Golding
  2. 2. What breed of dog is this?

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    Shih Tzu
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    Yorkshire terrier
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    Maltese
  3. 3. What is the capital of Romania?

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    Budapest
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    Bucharest
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    Bukovina
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    Budapest is the capital city of Hungary, and Bukovina is a region in Central Europe, divided between Romania and Ukraine.

  4. 4. What year was Titanic released in the US?

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    1996
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    1997
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    1998
  5. 5. What is the correct spelling of this actor's name?

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    Jake Gylenhall
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    Jake Gyllenhall
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    Jake Gyllenhaal
  6. 6. Which of the following planets rotates clockwise?

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    Jupiter
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    Neptune
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    Venus
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    Venus and Uranus are the only planets that spin in the opposite direction to the others.

  7. 7. Which TV show is this character from?

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    House of Cards
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    Suits
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    The Good Wife
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    It's Remy Danton!

  8. 8. What is the proper name of the groove between one's nose and top lip?

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    Cupid's bow
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    Vermilon border
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    Philtrum
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    The Cupid's bow is the curved bow at the top of a person's lip, and the vermilon border is the demarcation line between a person's lip and the rest of their skin.

  9. 9. What is the act of growing and grooming one’s facial hair called?

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    Autotrophy
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    Abiotrophy
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    Pogonotrophy
  10. 10. Which is the highest-grossing blockbuster movie?

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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    Jurassic World
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the highest-grossing film of the bunch with an estimated $2.068 billion, while Jurassic World earned an estimated $1.670 billion, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 earned approximately $1.341 billion.

  11. 11. Which musician has won the most Grammy Awards?

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    Alison Krauss
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    Beyoncé
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    Aretha Franklin
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    Alison Krauss holds the title of most Grammy Awards won by a female artist at 27. Meanwhile, Beyoncé has 22 and Aretha has 18.

  12. 12. Which is the correct logo for Domino's pizza?

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  13. 13. Who is the founder of Instagram?

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    Jack Dorsey
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    Kevin Systrom
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    Jan Koum
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    Kevin Systrom cofounded Instagram with Mike Krieger, while Jack Dorsey is one of the founders of Twitter, and Jan Koum cofounded WhatsApp.

  14. 14. In what year was WhatsApp founded?

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    2004
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    2007
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    2009
  15. 15. Which picture points to the dactylion?

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    Via Getty Images
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    The dactylion is the tip of the middle finger.

  16. 16. What is the chemical symbol for lead?

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  17. 17. What is the fear of heights called?

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    Aerophobia
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    Astraphobia
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    Acrophobia
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    Aerophobia is the fear of flying, and astraphobia is the fear of thunder and lightning.

  18. 18. What country is this the flag of?

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    Uganda
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    Zimbabwe
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    South Africa
  19. 19. What's the answer to this maths problem?

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    30
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    35
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    39
  20. 20. What is the name of this fruit?

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    Jackfruit
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    Ackee
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    Star apple

CORRECTION

An earlier version of this post associated the definition of "abiotrophy" to a different word.

 
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