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How Good Is Your General Knowledge?

Ten topics, 50 questions. Your time starts now.

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  1. 1. On which continent would you find this geological feature?

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    South America
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    North America
  2. 2. What is the capital city of India?

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    Mumbai
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    New Delhi
  3. 3. In which country would you find the mouth of the Orinoco River?

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    Venezuela
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    Brazil
  4. 4. With how many countries does mainland France share a border?

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    5
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    8
  5. 5. Damascus is the capital of which country?

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    Lebanon
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    Syria
  6. 6. What is this baby pug?

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    thepetcollective.tv
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    miniscule
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    minuscule
  7. 7. Complete the sentence: "Let's begin at the _____."

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    beginning
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    begining
  8. 8. What would you call someone who writes plays?

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    A playwrite.
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    A playwright.
  9. 9. What is the Sahara?

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    A very big desert.
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    A very big dessert.
  10. 10. What do you check to see if you're free?

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    Your calendar.
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    Your calandar.
  11. 11. Which solar system planets have rings?

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    Saturn and Jupiter.
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    Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune.
  12. 12. What are frogs?

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    Amphibians
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    Reptiles
  13. 13. What is Fe the chemical symbol for?

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    Iron
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    Fluorine
  14. 14. What do plants need light for?

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    Respiration
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    Photosynthesis
  15. 15. Complete Newton's third law: "Every action has an equal and _____ reaction."

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    complementary
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    opposite
  16. 16. "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen" is the first line from which book?

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    "The Handmaid's Tale"
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    "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
  17. 17. James Bond is a spy for which agency?

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    MI5
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    MI6
  18. 18. Under what pseudonym did Sylvia Plath first publish "The Bell Jar"?

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    Victoria Lucas
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    Elly Higginbottom
  19. 19. "We're all mad here" is a quote from which book?

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    "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
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    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
  20. 20. Catherine Morland is the main character in which Jane Austen novel?

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    "Sense and Sensibility"
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    "Northanger Abbey"
  21. 21. Which word means "severe and intense"?

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    BBC
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    Acute
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    Chronic
  22. 22. What's the correct word order? "_____ books are over _____."

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    Their, there
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    There, their
  23. 23. Which punctuation mark indicates a longer pause?

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    Comma
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    Semicolon
  24. 24. Artificially created sounds are "sound _____."

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    effects
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    affects
  25. 25. Which sentence is correct?

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    "Who's cat is this?"
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    "Whose cat is this?"
  26. 26. Identify this flag.

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    Liberia
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    Pakistan
  27. 27. Which of the following is the flag of Italy?

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  28. 28. How many different colours appear on the South African flag?

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    5
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    6
  29. 29. Which flag contains more stars?

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    Australia
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    New Zealand
  30. 30. Which east African country's flag is this?

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    Somalia
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    Ethiopia
  31. 31. In what sport do they compete for this trophy?

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    Golf
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    Tennis
  32. 32. What is Usain Bolt's 100m world-record time?

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    9.55s
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    9.58s
  33. 33. In what city did the 1988 Olympics take place?

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    Moscow
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    Seoul
  34. 34. Which player has scored more World Cup goals than any other?

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    Pelé
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    Miroslav Klose
  35. 35. Which tennis star has won the most Grand Slam titles?

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    Serena Williams
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    Roger Federer
  36. 36. For which film did Robin Williams win his only Oscar?

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    "Aladdin"
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    "Good Will Hunting"
  37. 37. In "Back to the Future", what is the name of Doc's dog in 1955?

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    Einstein
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    Copernicus
  38. 38. Name this film.

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    "Garden State"
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    "The Darjeeling Limited"
  39. 39. Which actress is older?

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  40. 40. Which of these films was released first?

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    "Schindler's List"
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    "Jurassic Park"
  41. 41. Who was Henry VIII's second wife?

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    Anne Boleyn
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    Anne of Cleves
  42. 42. Which of these happened first?

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    The end of the Spanish Inquisition.
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    The founding of Harvard University.
  43. 43. Who is the longest-reigning monarch in British history?

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    Elizabeth II
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    Victoria
  44. 44. Which modern city stands on the site of ancient Greek city Byzantium?

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    Istanbul
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    Athens
  45. 45. How many years did Prohibition last for in the United States?

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    23
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    13
  46. 46. How many No. 1 singles has Madonna had in the UK?

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    8
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    13
  47. 47. How many members have The Fall had since they formed in 1976?

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    More than 50.
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    Fewer than 50.
  48. 48. Which American socialite had an unexpected hit with the song "Stars Are Blind" in 2006?

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    Paris Hilton
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    Nicole Richie
  49. 49. Which reality TV show did Girls Aloud come from?

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    "Pop Idol"
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    "Pop Stars: The Rivals"
  50. 50. What year was Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" released?

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    1987
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    1989
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