Quiz: Can You Answer Each General Knowledge Question in Less Than 10 Seconds?
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Can You Answer Each General Knowledge Question in Less Than 10 Seconds?
By: Robin Tyler
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About This Quiz

So you fancy yourself as a bit of a general knowledge buff? You like to watch the evening news, read the daily newspaper, keep abreast of the goings on in the world and also read up on history whenever you can?

Well, then you have come to the right place, that's for sure. Because this general knowledge quiz is not easily tamed! In fact, you can be sure that it will push your brain to the limit. Your grey matter is going to get a full workout while taking this general knowledge quiz, that is for sure.

But there is a catch. We want to see if you can answer these questions in 10 seconds or less. That means you have around six minutes to nail this one! Think you can do it? Well, you're going to need some very broad general knowledge to ace it, that's for sure. We cover a range of topics from history, to science, geography, a little bit of sports and much more!

If you're stuck, make use of our hints, don't be afraid, they can set you on the right track. So are you ready? Let's begin then, shall we?


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Light from the sun takes how long to reach Earth?
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Of these planets, which has the most moons?
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Who of these is considered to be the father of geometry?
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How many official languages are there in India?
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Which band featured the guitarist, Brian May?
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In which sport can you score a try, conversion and penalty?
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Dogs sweat through their _______?
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What is a group of whales called?
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Which of the planets in our solar system was the first to be discovered by telescope?
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La Sagrada Familia, a famous Roman Catholic church in Barcelona was designed by which architect?
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What is the outer shell of the Earth called?
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The sport of MMA is extremely popular world wide. What does MMA actually stand for?
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Where would you find the city off Dar es Salaam?
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Which of these organizations was the precursor to the United Nations?
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Do you know what the N stands for in NATO?
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From the list below, pick the body of water that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea.
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If you are a universal donor when it come to blood donation, what blood type do you have?
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Of these bones, which is the longest in the human body?
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On a periodic table, what does the letters Au represent?
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The album, "What's The Story, Morning Glory" was recorded by which British band in 1995?
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Can you name the French aviator who was the first man to cross the English Channel in 1909?
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If an animal lives both within water and on land it is known as an __________?
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Of these countries, which is the furthest south on Earth?
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Can you name the sport in which short corners and penalty corners take place?
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What element do diamonds consist of?
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From these options, can you identify the capital of South Korea?
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Do you know which company invented the mobile phone?
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Twitter, one of the most popular social media platforms, started in which year?
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Name the double-digit highway that connects Chicago and Los Angeles.
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By density, which continent has the highest human population ratio?
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On which continent would you find an animal known as the aardvark?
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The Typhoon, Hurricane and Tempest aren't only weather systems! What else have these names been used for?
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During which years did the Korean War take place?
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