Statistics for General Knowledge Quiz #114

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  • This quiz has been taken 44,650 times
    (12,030 since last reset)
  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
What do devout Muslims do five times a day?Pray Towards Mecca
99%
What historical leader is often thought to have been extremely short - despite being average
(or possibly above average) for his era?
Napoleon Bonaparte
86%
What is the most populous city that is located on two different continents?Istanbul
76%
What substance famously has a "double helix" structure?DNA
76%
What is the highest mountain range that is not in Asia?Andes
74%
In what country is it common for "salarymen" to stay at "capsule hotels"?Japan
73%
Which South American country was once a Dutch colony?Suriname
65%
Who led a group of ne're-do-wells that included Will Scarlet, Alan-a-Dale, and Friar Tuck?Robin Hood
65%
What were the V2 and Saturn V?Types of {rocket}s
61%
What is the biggest city where the Wu dialect is spoken?Shanghai
60%
What classic play was the musical "West Side Story" based on?Romeo and Juliet
56%
What construction project, completed in 1914, killed over 30,000 workers
(mostly due to yellow fever and malaria)?
Panama Canal
51%
What country does Pippi Longstocking come from?Sweden
50%
What famous author wrote many plays but just one novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray"?Oscar Wilde
40%
What best-selling book was orginally a work of "Twilight" fan fiction?Fifty Shades of Grey
38%
What type of animal was Ham, who was launched into space (and safely returned) in 1961?Chimpanzee
38%
Who is credited with writing most of the Bible book of Psalms?King David
37%
What oft-ridiculed movie director has defended his work by saying
"I make movies for teenage boys. Oh, dear, what a crime"?
Michael Bay
30%
What part of the brain regulates the heart rate and breathing?Brain Stem
25%
What Basque sport is sometimes called "the fastest sport in the world" because its
ball can reach a speed of 300 km/h?
Jai alai
21%

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