Quiz: Can You Get a Perfect Score on This Mixed General Knowledge Quiz?
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Can You Get a Perfect Score on This Mixed General Knowledge Quiz?
By: Robin Tyler
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About This Quiz

General knowledge is difficult to pinpoint. For most people, it's not all that important for daily life, yet for others having an expanded general knowledge is vital. Why? Well, if you know enough about a range of subjects, you can fit in just about anywhere.

And it's not that hard to pick up. General knowledge is about following what's going on in the world around you. Try to catch a news bulletin every day. Instead of spending hours on social media, open a news site and get up to date with the world around you. Read about things in history that interest you. We guarantee it will lead you to even more exciting finds.

The key is starting off with things you like to learn about, then moving on from there. But you knew that, didn't you? You are here to try your luck at our tough general knowledge quiz, where you can expect questions about just about anything!

A range of questions faces you, taking in many different general knowledge subjects. These questions span many ages, from ancient history to modern times, planes trains and automobiles... ok, maybe not!

How do you think you will fare? Will you pass with flying colors?

Well, why not take the plunge and let's see what you can score.

Good luck!


1 of 35
Name the lunar module on the Apollo 11 space mission, please.
2 of 35
Can you name the largest mammal in the world?
3 of 35
Who piloted the Eagle lunar model all the way down to the surface of the moon?
4 of 35
On the periodic table of elements, what is the designation for lead?
5 of 35
The study of Entomology is the study of?
6 of 35
In which year did Hitler become the chancellor of Germany?
7 of 35
Who conducted the first human heart trasnplant in 1967?
8 of 35
A maple leaf features on the flag of which country?
9 of 35
Which planet does Superman come from?
10 of 35
Golfer Vijay Singh comes from which country?
11 of 35
Who is the voice of Donkey in the "Shrek" movies?
12 of 35
Insulin is produced by which part of the body?
13 of 35
What is the capital of Turkey?
14 of 35
Which Hollywood funnyman was the voice of the Genie in Disney's "Aladdin?"
15 of 35
Name the first scientist to measure the speed of light?
16 of 35
The "Father of Geometry" is?
17 of 35
The official language of Brazil is _____
18 of 35
Name the band that consisted of Sting, Andy Summers and Stuart Copeland.
19 of 35
What sport includes the scoring methods of try, conversion and penalty?
20 of 35
Where is the city of Cape Town found?
21 of 35
The smallest mammal in the world is?
22 of 35
Name the world organisation that was the forerunner to the United Nations.
23 of 35
In which two countries is the Gobi desert found?
24 of 35
What is the claim to fame of Sachin Tendulkar?
25 of 35
Which of these below is the accurate time frame for the Korean War?
26 of 35
What metal does "Au" signify on the period table?
27 of 35
The Eiffel Tower is located in which city in Europe?
28 of 35
Which author wrote "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy?
29 of 35
Can you name the top scoring U.S. fighter pilot of the First World War?
31 of 35
The sinking of which ship brought the United States into World War I?
32 of 35
Do you know the name of the first aviator to cross the English Channel?
34 of 35
In what sport would you take a short corner and a penalty corner?
35 of 35
The mobile phone was invented by which company?
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