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The Hardest General Knowledge Quiz You'll Take In 2017

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

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

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

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    Budapest
    Bucharest
    Bukovina
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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

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

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    Jupiter
    Neptune
    Venus
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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?

    Netflix
    House of Cards
    Suits
    The Good Wife
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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
    Vermilon border
    Philtrum
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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

    <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2</i>
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    <i>Jurassic World</i>
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    Jurassic World
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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?

    Alison Krauss
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    Alison Krauss
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    Beyoncé
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    Beyoncé
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    Aretha Franklin
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    Aretha Franklin
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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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    Via dominos.co.uk / Jamie Jones
  13. 13. Who is the founder of Instagram?

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    Jack Dorsey
    Kevin Systrom
    Jan Koum
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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

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    Via Getty Images
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The dactylion is the tip of the middle finger.

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

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

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    Aerophobia
    Astraphobia
    Acrophobia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

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

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

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    Jackfruit
    Ackee
    Star apple

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CORRECTION

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

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