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Updated on Aug 11, 2020. Posted on Apr 22, 2020

Surprisingly, Middle Schoolers Can Easily Pass This Trivia Quiz But Most Adults Can't – Can You?

Don't make me flunk you.

  1. A caterpillar's hard outer casing as it transforms into a butterfly is called a...

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Chrysalis

  2. How many stars are on the American Flag?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    50 stars

  3. In which country is the Great Pyramid of Giza located?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Egypt

  4. How many days are in the typical year?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    365 days in a year

  5. Which of these is the fastest land animal?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Cheetah

    A cheetah can run from 68 – 75 mph!

  6. How many sides does a hexagon have?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Six

  7. In which European city is the Eiffel Tower located?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Paris

  8. Which country gifted the U.S.A. the Statue of Liberty?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    France

  9. A scientist who studies the solid, liquid, and gaseous matter that constitutes the Earth and other terrestrial planets as well as the processes that shape them is called...

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A geologist

  10. How many continents are there?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    7 continents

    Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica

  11. Which use of the semi-colon is NOT correct?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "I hate animals; i need to get spinach from the supermarket" is NOT correct

    The two separate clauses don't relate at all so a semi-colon isn't correct. All the other uses of the semi-colon are grammatically correct!

  12. Who was the first person to step on the Moon?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Neil Armstrong

  13. How many planets are in our solar system?

    How many planets are in the solar system?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    8 planets

    In order from the Sun: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Sorry, Pluto, but you don't count anymore.

  14. Which of the following is spelled correctly?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    ​Receive

    I before E except after C!

  15. Lastly, which ocean is off the California coast?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pacific Ocean

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