Quiz: Can You Correctly Fill In The Blanks To These 16 Trivia Facts?

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How much do you know about life sciences, geography, and history?

This fun trivia quiz contains general knowledge facts about animals, plants, famous people, and places.

 Nov 30, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
A major difference between tortoises and turtles is that most tortoises _________.
cannot hide inside their shells
are carnivorous
live on land
2 of 16Pick your answer!
The mnemonic "divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived" relates to the marriages of ________.
Elizabeth Taylor
King Henry VIII
Catherine the Great
3 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ was horrified by the ugliness of the iguanas on the Galapagos Islands.
David Livingstone
Charles Darwin
Ferdinand Magellan
4 of 16Pick your answer!
The annexation of _________ in 1867 was known as "Seward's folly."
California
Hawaii
Alaska
5 of 16Pick your answer!
Diamonds are made up mostly of _________.
iron
calcium
carbon
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Despite being made of metal, the ________ is considered a woodwind instrument.
trumpet
tuba
flute
7 of 16Pick your answer!
The Atkins diet and its successors recommend avoiding ________ in order to lose weight.
fat
protein
carbohydrates
8 of 16Pick your answer!
In 79 A.D., the city of Pompeii was destroyed in a(n) _________.
flood
volcanic eruption
earthquake
9 of 16Pick your answer!
At about 6'4", America's tallest president was ________.
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
10 of 16Pick your answer!
_______ is a former tennis champion who now has his own brand of underwear.
Calvin Klein
Bjorn Borg
Emporio Armani
11 of 16Pick your answer!
Tomatoes, eggplants, and bell peppers are all __________.
cruciferous vegetables
nightshades
pulses
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Farsi, Russian, and Greek are all ___________ languages.
Semitic
Caucasian
Indo-European
13 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ is the closest planet to the sun.
Mars
Venus
Mercury
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Holden Caulfield is the narrator of _________.
'American Psycho'
'The Catcher in the Rye'
'Great Expectations'
15 of 16Pick your answer!
In film and television, a ________ is a scene in which a future romantic couple meets for the first time.
Love match
Meet cute
Cutesy
16 of 16Pick your answer!
When translated to English, 'Despacito' means ______.
tomorrow
slowly
desperate
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