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 _________.
are carnivorous
cannot hide inside their shells
live on land
2 of 16Pick your answer!
The mnemonic "divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived" relates to the marriages of ________.
Catherine the Great
Elizabeth Taylor
King Henry VIII
3 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ was horrified by the ugliness of the iguanas on the Galapagos Islands.
Ferdinand Magellan
David Livingstone
Charles Darwin
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 _________.
calcium
iron
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.
carbohydrates
fat
protein
8 of 16Pick your answer!
In 79 A.D., the city of Pompeii was destroyed in a(n) _________.
volcanic eruption
flood
earthquake
9 of 16Pick your answer!
The world's driest desert is in __________.
Antarctica
the Arabian Peninsula
China
10 of 16Pick your answer!
The _________ looks like a lizard, but it actually belongs to its own category of reptiles.
tuatara
Komodo dragon
iguana
11 of 16Pick your answer!
Tomatoes, eggplants, and bell peppers are all __________.
nightshades
pulses
cruciferous vegetables
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Farsi, Russian, and Greek are all ___________ languages.
Indo-European
Caucasian
Semitic
13 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ is the closest planet to the sun.
Venus
Mercury
Mars
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Holden Caulfield is the narrator of _________.
'Great Expectations'
'American Psycho'
'The Catcher in the Rye'
15 of 16Pick your answer!
All species of lemurs are native to ________.
Brazil
Madagascar
Australia
16 of 16Pick your answer!
The main ingredient in Vegemite is _________.
mushrooms
milk
yeast
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