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Multiple Choice General Knowledge #1

Can you answer these multiple-choice general knowledge questions?
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First submittedFebruary 12, 2019
Last updatedOctober 2, 2019
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1. What is the longest that an elephant has lived? (That we know of)
17 years
49 years
86 years
142 years
2. How many rings are on the Olympic flag?
None
4
5
7
The five rings represent Africa, America, Asia, Australia, and Europe
3. What is a tarsier?
A primate
A rodent
A lizard
A bird
4. How did Spider-Man get his powers?
Military experiment gone awry
Born with them
Woke up with them after a strange dream
Bitten by a radioactive spider
5. In darts, what's the most points you can score with a single throw?
20
50
60
100
6. Which of these animals does NOT appear in the Chinese zodiac?
Bear
Rabbit
Dragon
Dog
7. Who are known as Brahmins?
Surfers in California
Nepali soldiers in the British army
Members of India's highest caste
It's a totally made up word
8. How many holes are on a standard bowling ball?
2
3
5
10
9. Would a Catholic living in the United States ever celebrate Easter in May?
Yes
No
The earliest date is March 22nd and the latest is April 25th
10. What are the main colors on the flag of Spain?
Black and yellow
Green and white
Blue and white
Red and yellow
11. What is the name of this symbol: ¶
Fermata
Pilcrow
Interrobang
Biltong
12. In the nursery rhyme, how many blackbirds were baked in a pie?
4
11
24
99
13. What is a pomelo?
An old-fashioned punching bag
A breed of dog
The largest citrus fruit
Something that cheerleaders hold
14. Who killed Greedo?
Hannibal Lecter
Han Solo
Hermione Granger
Hercules
15. Are giant pandas a type of bear?
Yes
No
The giant panda is one of the eight species in the family Ursidae. Look it up!
16. How many points is the letter X worth in English-language Scrabble?
None
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10
11
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level 61
Feb 13, 2019
I wonder how many wrong guessers for #8 chose "It's a totally made up word" for the fun of it.
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level 71
Feb 19, 2019
I only knew it wasn't an interrobang! But upon further reflection, it does seem kind of weird that I know what the symbol *means*, but had never in my life heard or even thought of what it might be called.
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level 36
Feb 13, 2019
Cool Quiz! Can't wait to see more of these in the future!
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level 69
Feb 21, 2019
While I was spending too much of my time at university in the student bar, I clearly spent too much of my time at the bar playing pool instead of darts. Only one I got wrong.
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level 56
Mar 21, 2019
Sounds like time well spent!
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level 65
Mar 21, 2019
I am highly disappointed that only 67% knew that Han Solo killed Greedo. I'm just hoping that the other 33% didn't choose Hermione Granger...
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level 67
Mar 25, 2019
I did
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level 61
Mar 21, 2019
I was taught that there is dispute about whether the panda is a bear or raccoon, but the internet says that dispute has been settled in favor of the bear. I also thought an inner bull's eye was worth 100, but apparently I was wrong about that too. It's only 50.
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level 59
Mar 21, 2019
I got the panda bear question wrong cuz I got it crossed up in my mind thinking about how a *koala* bear is actually a marsupial.
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level 49
Aug 16, 2019
Correct name is koala not koala bear
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level 58
Oct 22, 2019
Holy crap I did that too! Didn’t realize I made that mistake until I read your comment *^%#@&$!
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level 66
Aug 31, 2019
I'm feeling relatively pleased to be among the 8% who didn't know that Spiderman was bitten by a radioactive spider yet among the 39% who can classifiy a tarsier. Better than the other way round methinks. Jetpunk snob.