Were you the student who knew all of the answers to every question your teacher asked? Could you spew out fun facts and pieces of information on a whim? If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the quiz for you. Experts in geography, math and life, in general, will have no trouble with this quiz. You're probably known as the trivia master in your friend group.
If you can remember random facts you learned throughout your life, then you can probably ace this quiz. Some of this knowledge can be picked up in school; other knowledge is something you might learn from experience. It can be from books or even common knowledge. This quiz will take you from the sea, to space and around the world to meet some of the most notorious people who have ever lived. There's nothing to be afraid of if you know something about everything, that is.
You're the person that nobody wants to compete against in "Trivial Pursuit." It doesn't matter what subject you're quizzed on, you can ace it with flying colors. So, if you think you are a general knowledge master, then take the quiz to prove it!
The Pan-American Highway stretches through multiple countries in both North and South America, from Argentina to Alaska. If you travel to a certain area on the highway, you can no longer drive and must take a plane or boat to cross!
The Anglo-Zanzibar War is very unique in its own way. After all, it only lasted 38 minutes! It ended in an English victory. In contrast to this short war, the longest war ever recorded was the Iberian Religious Wars which lasted 781 years.
NASA has many responsibilities which involve flight and space exploration. They are always doing research and learning as much as they can about space. Increasing our knowledge of the universe around us is as important as taking care of our Earth.
Glassblowing is a mesmerizing activity that takes a lot of skill, patience and concentration. Often the results are quite incredible. After the glassblower gets the air into the molten glass, it is sculpted into a gorgeous creation.
According to the Houston Press, legendary actor Christopher Lee appeared in more than 280 movies. Although it took him a little while to get his foot in the door, once he did, Lee had no shortage of acting jobs. His first film came out in 1947 and it was called "Corridor of Mirrors."
This 45-letter word takes the cake on the longest word in the English language. The lung disease that it is used for is known to be caused through the inhalation of volcanic ash, according to the Oxford Dictionary. That's where the "volcano" part of the word comes from.
We have Hedy Lamarr to thank for the fact that we now have WiFi and Bluetooth since frequency hopping was the precursor to both. After giving the invention to the American government, they completely disregarded her.
The World Cup is a prestigious trophy that is awarded to the winning soccer team every four years. The country who has won the World Cup the most times is Brazil, with five wins. A few other countries are pretty close behind.
We all know Greenland as a country but it's not always remembered as an island. As for other islands, there is not an official total due to the fact that islands are always appearing and disappearing, making it quite difficult to keep the number accurate.
The symbol for chlorine comes from the Periodic Table of Elements. People often wonder why certain elements have symbols that aren't reminiscent of their names. One reason is that the symbol is derived from a language other than English.
Operating systems are very important to the functioning of things such as our phones and computers. Their purpose is to complete the processes needed for the computer or phone to do as you ask and hold the information that you need.
The number of hours in a year is 8,760. To put it into better perspective, someone who works a typical 40-hour week spends approximately 2,080 hours working in a year. That's if you show up every single day and are always on time.
"Salvator Mundi" by Leonardo da Vinci sold for more than $400 million, making it the most expensive painting ever sold. He was well known for making extremely valuable and incredible paintings throughout his life.
The cuboid is a bone in the human foot. It's almost in the center of the foot and its purpose is to give us stability when moving around. It's a very important part of our body and without it, we would have a little more trouble getting around.
If you went straight to the Earth's core, you would find a center made of metal. Specifically, it's made out of mostly iron with a little bit of nickel in the mix. Although it can be pretty cold in some places here on the Earth's crust, you would never be cold if you were at its core.
Mars is known as the hot planet, which may seem weird because Earth is even closer to the sun. One thing that many people have started to look forward to is the colonization of the red planet, although it's not set in stone when we might make it there.
Ever since its release, "Tetris" has become a huge hit all around the world. More than 100 million copies have been sold worldwide and the game is remembered for its iconic colored blocks that have to be placed just right.
In rugby, there are no sticks used. Instead, the ball is kicked or passed to other players. The teams are quite large as they are made up of 15 players on each side. Did you know that at one point, it was an Olympic sport?
The Etruscan Shrew only grows to be around 1.6 inches, so it's easy to miss. Despite their very tiny size, their weight is what makes them the smallest known mammal on Earth at only a little more than one gram.
The radiation in a microwave is what heats up our meals. Although it can be quite the helpful appliance, don't put a spoon in there with your meal. It's possible that you might break your microwave if you do that.
When traveling to other countries, it's important to know emergency numbers to call in times of need as they are not always the same. While in China, the firefighters can be called by 119 and the police are 110.
A three-pointer is thrown from the three-point line and the ball must make it into the basket to be counted. One of the first three-pointers was scored by Jerry Harkness in the '60s, setting a precedent for the basketball world.
Alexander Graham Bell is the inventor of the telephone, an invention which has changed the world. Bell Telephone System, now AT&T, was named after the legendary inventor.
Mosquitoes may seem pretty harmless other than the fact that they can suck your blood. Unfortunately, they can be deadly due to the diseases they can carry and transmit. Malaria is one of the biggest diseases they can carry.
These incredible trees might hurt your neck to look at! They can stand almost 400 feet tall and just like their expansive height, they also have quite the long lifespan. They can stand tall for around 2,000 years.
The Richter Scale measures the size and magnitude of earthquakes. Did you know there has never been an earthquake that has hit a magnitude of 10 on the scale?
Molasses is one sweet and yummy substance that we have the luxury of enjoying. One form comes from sugar cane, which is most often used in food flavoring.
The Challenger Deep is an area in the Marianas Trench which is around 11,000 meters deep. It's part of the Pacific Ocean. The Challenger Deep often experiences earthquakes due to the plates that touch and hit each other there.
Our Milky Way galaxy is a spiral galaxy. The qualifications for something to be considered a galaxy is that it must have more than 1 billion stars. Maybe one day we'll be able to visit the distant galaxies in our universe.
Although Russia is the biggest country in the world, its coastline length doesn't come close to that of Canada's. In fact, the country with the second-largest coastline is Norway. There's around a 143,000-kilometer difference between the two coastline totals.
The five food groups help to educate people on nutrition and what they need to eat for a healthy diet. The five groups are dairy, grains, protein, fruits and vegetables. Eating the right food is something that is encouraged and taught in school with the help of these groups, which are guidelines the U.S. government approves.
A mid-life crisis is something that humans are said to get when they hit their middle age years. It can be a little different for each person but common signs include fear of getting older and other existential worries.
A comet is made of several materials, including dust and many other gasses. One of the most famous comets, Halley's Comet, passes by the Earth every 75 years. it's definitely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see it!
Death Valley is located in California and the record temperature was 134 degrees Fahrenheit. This was recorded in 1913 and has not been surpassed since. Death Valley is very often referred to as the hottest place on Earth.
Tim Berners-Lee is the creator of what eventually became the World Wide Web, or the internet as we now know it. Despite his amazing invention, today he works as a professor in England.