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1. What does the F stand for in FBI?
FBI stands for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
2. Finger is to hand as branch is to _____.
3. Paella is a dish that originated in which country?
Paella is a rice dish that originated in Valencia, Spain in the mid-19th century.
4. Blue + Yellow =
When mixed together, blue and yellow create the color green.
5. What is the biggest planet in our solar system?
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system - it's so big that all the other planets in the solar system could fit inside it.
6. Where is Buckingham Palace located?
Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom.
7. "The Circle of Life" is from which Disney film?
"The Circle of Life" is a song by Elton John, from Disney's 1994 animated film The Lion King.
8. How many sides does a pentagon have?
A pentagon has 5 sides.
9. Which of these is NOT a brass instrument?
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
10. What caused the Titanic to sink?
In recent years research has shown that a multitude of reasons may have led to the sinking of the Titanic, but the main and most attributed reason is due to the ship hitting an iceberg.
11. Which of these is NOT a primary color?
Primary colors include blue, yellow, and red. Green is NOT a primary color.
12. Which city is closest to the Palace of Versailles?
The Palace of Versailles is located in Versailles, France, making it closest to the city of Paris.
13. Who is the Greek God of the oceans?
Poseidon was the god of the sea, earthquakes and horses.
14. Which is NOT an antonym of love?
Hate and Loathe are both antonyms for the word love. Endearment is actually a synonym for love.
15. Scarlet is a brilliant shade of _____.
Red. Scarlet is a brilliant red color, sometimes with a slightly orange tinge.
16. Who were the Fab Four From Liverpool?
The "Fab Four" was a nickname for the group, The Beatles, who hailed from Liverpool, England.
17. Who is Batman’s crime fighting partner?
Batman's partner in crime is Robin.
18. Where is the San Antonio International Airport?
San Antonio International Airport is an international airport in San Antonio, Texas.
19. What color are the Smurfs?
The Smurfs is a Belgian comic franchise centered on a fictional colony of small, blue, human-like creatures who live in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest.
20. The "Baby Boom" began after the conclusion of which war?
The Baby Boom generation is most often defined as those individuals born between 1946 and 1964, following the conclusion of Wolrd War II. This generation of "baby boomers" was the result of a strong postwar economy, along with other social influences such as pop culture.
21. Cumulus and Cirrus are types of ______.
Clouds. There are three main cloud types: Cumulus, Stratus, and Cirrus. Cumulus clouds are the puffy clouds that look like puffs of cotton, Stratus clouds look like flat sheets of clouds and Cirrus clouds are high feathery clouds.
22. What do Giant Pandas eat?
A panda's daily diet consists almost entirely of the leaves, stems and shoots of various bamboo species.
23. Which river flows through London?
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England including London.
24. What is the top color in a rainbow?
There are seven colors in the rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Roy G. Biv.
25. How many legs does a spider have?
Spiders belong to the order of arachnids, having 8-legs.
26. Which state is known as the Silver State?
The nickname for Nevada is The Silver State, dating from the Nevada silver rush days of the mid-1800s.
27. Saint Patrick is the Patron Saint of which country?
Saint Patrick is the primary patron saint of Ireland.
28. Which country is home to the kangaroo?
Kangaroos are native to the continent of Australia.
29. Prague is the capital of which country?
Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic.
30. California is nicknamed the ______ State.
Golden. Named after the gold rush which inspired the discovery of the state, along with the Golden Gate bridge and fields of Golden poppies that cover the state!
31. Who painted the Mona Lisa?
The Mona Lisa was painted in 1503–1506 by Leonardo da Vinci.
32. What is the Aloha State?
Hawaii is known as the Aloha State. "Aloha" is the essence of relationships in which each person is important to every other person for collective existence.
33. What color are the stars on the American flag?
The stars on the American flag are white.
34. Which of these US states could you visit to see the Aurora Borealis?
To see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), you'll have to travel North to Alaska. Alaska's Northern Lights season is between mid-September and late April, peaking in March, though it's a season defined more for its long, dark nights than for solar activity.
35. Ottawa is which country's capital?
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
36. The attack on Pearl Harbor took place during which month?
The Attack on Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy".
37. Diamonds are made up of highly organized particles of _____.
Carbon. Diamond is a solid form of the element carbon with its atoms arranged in a crystal structure called diamond cubic.
38. Who is the author of "The Great Gatsby"?
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby in 1925.
39. How many sides does an octagon have?
An octagon has 8 sides.
40. What is a group of female lions called?
A group of mostly female lions is called a pride, and a group of male lions is called a coalition.
41. In Greek mythology, who turned all that he touched into gold?
King Midas is popularly remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold.
42. What color is the circle on the Japanese flag?
The Japanese Flag is a white banner whose center contains a red circle; this circle represents the sun.
43. Which is the smallest?
Teaspoon is the smallest measurement. 1 tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons. 1 quart is 64 tablespoons.
44. In which country would you find the cities Lyon and Marseille?
Lyon and Marseilles can be found in the country of France.
45. Which state is NOT one of the original 13 colonies?
The thirteen colonies were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. (Not California).
46. Choose the correct spelling:
The correct spelling of the word is: Definitely
47. Who directed the movie "Jaws"?
Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name.
48. What is the name of the fairy in Peter Pan?
Tinker Bell is a tinker fairy, and Peter Pan's companion at the time of his adventures with Wendy Darling and her brothers.
49. Which of these is not a sign of the zodiac?
The 12 signs are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. Ariel is not a sign of the Zodiac.
50. Which is the tallest mammal?
Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. Males can grow up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) tall, females can reach 14 feet (4.3 meters) tall.
51. The Earth rotates around ______.
The Sun. As the Earth rotates, it also moves or revolves, around the Sun. The Earth's path around the Sun is called its orbit.
52. In what game do you try to get a card value of 21?
In Blackjack, the aim of the game is to get a card value closer to 21 than the dealers.
53. A hat-trick is ___ points.
Three. A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.
54. Babe Ruth is associated with which sport?
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time.
55. Spinach is high in which mineral?
Both raw and cooked spinach are excellent sources of iron, containing twice as much as other leafy greens.
56. In which country is the Yangtze River found?
The Yangtze River can be found in China. It is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country.
57. Which mythical monster had hair of snakes and could turn gazers to stone?
In Greek mythology, Medusa was a monster generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Those who gazed upon her face would turn to stone.
58. What fictional city does Batman live in?
Gotham City or simply Gotham, is a fictional city appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, best known as the home of Batman.
59. Which element has the chemical symbol ‘He’?
He is the symbol for the element Helium.
60. Is a dolphin a mammal?
Even though they live in the ocean all of the time, dolphins are mammals, not fish. Like every mammal, dolphins are warm-blooded. Unlike fish, who breathe through gills, dolphins breathe air using lungs.
61. A "doe" is what kind of animal?
Doe is the name for a mother deer.
62. Zurich is the largest city in which country?
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland.
63. What are baby goats called?
All goats under 6 months of age are called kids.
64. In terms of land area, what is the largest country in the world?
Russia is the largest country in the world, making up 10.995% of the world's landmass.
65. What country is home to the Great Barrier Reef?
The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
66. Which animal has the largest mouth?
The largest canine ever recorded for a hippo is 122 cm (48 in).
67. What do you call a person who studies rocks?
A geologist is 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.
68. What is the name of an adult female horse?
A mare is an adult female horse or other equine. In most cases, a mare is a female horse over the age of three, and a filly is a female horse three and younger.
69. Leonardo da Vinci was born in which country?
Da Vinci was born in Florence, Italy in 1452.
70. In which country can you find the Great Pyramid of Giza?
The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering present-day El Giza, Egypt.
71. Which is the tallest mountain above sea level?
With an elevation of 29,029 feet, Mount Everest is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
72. What is the largest organ in the human body?
Your epidermis is the top part of your skin, and your skin is your body's largest and fastest-growing organ.
73. What is another name for your voice box?
The larynx, commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the top of the neck of tetrapods involved in breathing, producing sound, and protecting the trachea against food aspiration.
74. What color is chlorophyll?
Chlorophyll is any of several related green pigments found in the mesosomes of cyanobacteria, as well as in the chloroplasts of algae and plants.
75. Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in which country?
Japan's Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Commonly called "Fuji-san," it's the country's tallest peak, at 3,776 meters.
76. Which animal is the largest primate in the world?
The eastern gorilla is the largest living primate in the world, and it's now critically endangered and just one step away from extinction, researchers say.
77. What do you call molten rock before it has erupted?
Magma is the molten or semi-molten natural material from which all igneous rocks are formed.
78. Which ocean would people from San Diego surf in?
San Diego is located in Southern California, resting along the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
79. The first ten amendments of the Constitution make up:
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. It spells out Americans' rights in relation to their government.
80. Which country landed on the moon first?
The United States' Apollo 11 was the first crewed mission to land on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.
81. Which of these letters is a consonant?
A consonant is any letter NOT a vowel (I, E, A, O, U). M is a consonant.
82. Arachnophobia is the fear of:
Arachnophobia is the unreasonable fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.
83. Which country has a maple leaf on their national flag?
The Canadian flag consists of a red, white, and red vertical band with a red maple leaf in the center of the white band.
84. What part of the human skeleton protects the brain?
The skull is a bony structure that forms the head in vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain.
85. The fastest land animal in the world is the ______.
Cheetah. The fastest land animal is the cheetah, which has a recorded speed of between 109.4 km/h (68.0 mph) and 120.7 km/h (75.0 mph).
86. What is the postal abbreviation for Idaho?
The Postal Code abbreviation for Idaho is ID.
87. Who is Norma Jeane Mortenson?
Norma Jeane Mortenson was the birth name of American icon, Marilyn Monroe.
88. 0 degrees Celsius = ___ degrees Fahrenheit
Zero degrees Celcius is equal to 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
89. Which shoe company did Michael Jordan sponsor?
In 1984, Nike and NBA player Michael Jordan teamed up to launch one of the most iconic athlete-endorsed brands of all time: Jordan Brand.
90. The most spoken language in the world is _______.
Chinese. If you include all forms of the Chinese language, there are about 1.3 billion native speakers, which makes it the most spoken language in the world.
91. Maria Sharapova is associated with which sport?
Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player.
92. Which color is associated with breast cancer awareness?
The pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness.
93. Who was the tallest president?
At 6′ 4″, Abraham Lincoln was the tallest American President.
94. What kind of car is featured in the 1985 film, "Back to the Future"?
The DeLorean time machine is a fictional automobile-based time travel vehicle device featured in the Back to the Future franchise.
95. How many tentacles does an octopus have?
An octopus has eight tentacles.
96. What is a baby whale called?
A baby whale is called a calf.
97. What fruit is Georgia famous for?
Georgia's nickname is "The Peach State" because of its reputation for producing the highest quality fruit.
98. Which state would you go to in order to visit Disney World?
The Walt Disney World Resort is located in Florida.
99. The American flag is sometimes referred to as Old Glory. True or False?
True, nicknames for the flag include the Stars and Stripes, Old Glory, and the Star-Spangled Banner.
100. Who said the quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world"
"Be the change you wish to see in the world" is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi.