Statistics for 100 General Knowledge Questions of Varying Difficulty

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% Hint Answer % Correct
99Better late than when?Never
97%
98What does the H stand for in H2O?Hydrogen
97%
96What, primarily, do giant pandas eat?Bamboo
95%
95What is the capital of Ireland?Dublin
95%
100Who was the first U.S President?George Washington
94%
94What does James Bond have a license to do?Kill
94%
93Who was almost totally deaf when he wrote his ninth and final symphony?Ludwig Van Beethoven
93%
91What disease killed approximately 40% of Europe's population in 1346-1353?Black Death
93%
84What city are you in if you land at LAX?Los Angeles
93%
97What type of factory do Oompa Loompas work in?Chocolate
92%
92What is the name of the colored part of the eye?Iris
92%
86Who is the world record holder for the men's 100m and 200m sprints?Usain Bolt
89%
85Who founded Facebook?Mark Zuckerberg
89%
90What usually has three leaves, but in about 1/5000 cases has four or more?Clover
89%
87According to Greek legend, who opened the box that contained
all the world's troubles?
Pandora
87%
89Until 1903, what stimulant was added to Coca-Cola?Cocaine
87%
81Who wrote "The Lord of the Rings"?J.R.R.Tolkien
83%
88What is Mario and Luigi's occupation?Plumber
81%
83What company makes fragrance No. 5?Chanel
80%
80What is Superman's achilles heel?Kryptonite
80%
79Although not current, what is the most well-known scale for measuring
earthquake intensity?
Richter
79%
76What is the name of the fictional doctor who talks to animals?Doctor Dolittle
77%
78What is the biggest island in the United States?Hawaii
77%
70What is the last name of musical brothers Nick, Joe, and Kevin?Jonas
77%
82A spoonful of sugar helps the what go down?Medicine
75%
68What is 6 + 5 * 4 + 3 * 2 + 1?33
74%
73What country lies on Egypt's southern border?Sudan
73%
67Excluding external territories, what is the southernmost country on earth?Chile
71%
71What is deer meat called?Venison
71%
75What comes in French, Russian, and Thousand Island varieties?Salad Dressing
68%
77What is the Soviet version of an astronaut?Cosmonaut
67%
72What does the V stand for in ROYGBIV?Violet
66%
74What are members of the church of Latter-Day Saints commonly known as?Mormons
66%
57Who supposedly died at age 42 in 1977 - although some people aren't so sure?Elvis Presley
65%
66Which country's royal family included Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly?Monaco
61%
64Who narrated the British version of "Planet Earth"?David Attenborough
61%
69What is the Spanish word for bull?Toro
60%
63What layer of the earth comes between the core and the crust?Mantle
60%
60What river separates Texas and Mexico?Rio Grande
59%
65What Los Angeles street gang is rivals with the Crips?Bloods
57%
14In what game can you get 50 extra points for using all of your tiles?Scrabble
55%
61What was the name of the rabbit in the movie "Bambi"?Thumper
54%
58What is the name for the crime of lying under oath?Perjury
54%
56What was the Democratic Republic of the Congo known as from 1971 to 1997?Zaire
53%
55What was the deadliest battle in the American Civil War?Battle of Gettysburg
52%
53What is the most common surname in Korea?Kim
52%
62What is the literal translation of the German word "Kindergarten"?{Children}'{s} {Garden}
51%
47What body of water connects the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean?Panama Canal
51%
49What is either a type of bird or a chain of islands off the coast of Africa?Canary
45%
46What is the plural of quantum?Quanta
45%
40What herb, common in Mexican food, tastes like soap to people
who have a certain gene?
Cilantro
45%
54Who was the demon barber of Fleet Street?Sweeney Todd
44%
59What was founded in 1933 with the intention of lasting 1,000 years,
but in actuality only lasted 12?
Third Reich
44%
38What island was the center of Minoan civilization?Crete
44%
48What are Assam and Ceylon?Types of {Tea}
43%
43In Canada, what holiday happens on the second Monday of October?Thanksgiving
42%
50What famous actor's last name means "baby goose"?Ryan Gosling
42%
44What mostly-dead language was used to write the Hindu Vedas?Sanskrit
42%
51Who was Jacob Marley's business partner?Ebenezer Scrooge
39%
45U2 is a band. What is a U-2?Airplane
38%
52Who is (usually) pursued by Blinky, Inky, Pinky and Clyde?Pac-Man
38%
34What metallic element, starting with C, is used to make blue pigments?Cobalt
38%
39What conquistador conquered the Aztecs?Hernán Cortés
37%
42What company is synonymous with ice resurfacing machines?Zamboni
36%
28What country has a population of over 150 million but has never
won an Olympic medal?
Bangladesh
32%
41What term refers to the last runner in a relay race?Anchor
30%
35What disease is associated with hydrophobia?Rabies
30%
33What candy was given to E.T.?Reese's Pieces
27%
32What lip-syncing duo had the hit "Blame it on the Rain"?Milli Vanilli
27%
36What type of bird is featured on the Canadian $1 coin?Common Loon
26%
27What company dominates the diamond industry?De Beers
26%
18In what country would you find the world's largest stadium:
Rungrado 1st of May Stadium?
North Korea
24%
24What type of camel has two humps?Bactrian
23%
3Which town did the Pied Piper rid of rats?Hamelin
22%
26What unit is defined as exactly 149,597,870,700 meters - the approximate
distance between the Earth and the Sun?
{Astronomical} Unit
22%
23Bituminous and anthracite are types of what?Coal
22%
31What is Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner's stage name?Sting
21%
21Who did Ringo Starr replace as drummer for The Beatles?Pete Best
20%
30Who wrote "The Audacity of Hope"?Barack Obama
20%
25What does an oenophile love?Wine
19%
6Who is the Greek goddess of agriculture?Demeter
19%
37What is the word for a pile of rocks that marks a hiking trail?Cairn
19%
29What is Indiana Jones's real first name?Henry
18%
17What movie coined the phrase "there can be only one"?Highlander
18%
22What is the only 6 letter word that ends in mt?Dreamt
17%
20What sport is sometimes called the "sweet science"?Boxing
17%
16What dwarf planet, named after the Greek goddess of discord, is heavier than Pluto?Eris
15%
15Who sculpted "The Burghers of Calais"?Auguste Rodin
13%
13What is pulchritude?Beauty
11%
19What zone is for immediate loading and unloading of passengers only?The {White} Zone
11%
4What does "Nevada" mean in Spanish?Snowy
11%
12Who originally recorded the song "Respect", famously covered by Aretha Franklin?Otis Redding
10%
7What does the S stand for in "TTLS HIWWYA"?Star
10%
9What field of study is called "the dismal science"?Economics
9%
8What is Zeno known for creating?Paradoxes
9%
10New Providence is the most populous island in which country?Bahamas
8%
11What movie featured the quote "Once again things that could have been
brought to my attention yesterday"?
The Wedding Singer
4%
5What is the term for a story or drawing made by several people, where each person
adds to it without seeing the work of the others?
Exquisite {Corpse}
4%
1What name is given to the phobia of the dark?{Nycto}phobia
4%
2What is the study of smells and olfactory processes?{Osmo}logy
3%

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