Statistics for General Knowledge Quiz #210

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  • This quiz has been taken 9,356 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What is lava called when it is under the surface of the Earth?Magma
93%
What language is used in binomial nomenclature, Homo sapiens for example?Latin
90%
What was the job title of the boys who used to go into chimneys to clean them?Chimney {sweep}
85%
What river forms much of the border between Germany and France?Rhine
80%
On what island would you find Mount Etna, possibly the world's most active volcano?Sicily
77%
What word comes before Fever, River, and Submarine?Yellow
76%
What notorious Amsterdam district is known in Dutch as De Wallen?Red-light district
73%
What country in the British commonwealth is furthest away from Great Britain?New Zealand
70%
What sport were Hungary and the Soviet Union playing during the notorious
"Blood in the Water" match in the 1956 Olympics?
Water Polo
67%
What is the English translation of the Greek words Agápe, Éros, and Philia?Love
63%
What breed of dog is stereotypically used to find avalanche victims,
with a little keg of brandy on its neck?
Saint Bernard
61%
What statue did the Ghostbusters control via a Nintendo controller in "Ghostbusters II"?Statue of Liberty
59%
The wispy ones are cirrus. What are the fluffy ones?Cumulus
57%
In the book "Nineteen Eighty-Four", what is the name of the government office
which spreads lies and alters history?
Ministry of {Truth}
48%
In what country would you find the city of Pondicherry?India
44%
What did Georgie Porgie do to make girls cry?Kissed them
44%
What is the profession of Gus Van Sant, Kathryn Bigelow, and Alfonso Cuarón?Film director
42%
What do ichthyologists study?Fish
41%
What band was spun off from Jefferson Airplane in 1974, implying a
major technology upgrade?
Jefferson {Starship}
37%
A Corvette is a sports car made by Chevrolet. What is a corvette, uncapitalized?A type of {ship}
27%

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