Quiz: The Ultimate General Knowledge Quiz
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The Ultimate General Knowledge Quiz
By: Robin Tyler
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About This Quiz

General knowledge is a funny thing. Everyone has it to some extent. Some people have a broader scope of general knowledge than others. Why? Well, those who have a huge score of all-round knowledge will definitely be avid readers.

Reading is the number one way to increase your general knowledge. By consuming everything you can, newspapers, books, using the internet, you can improve your general knowledge massively. 

And that's what people who pride themselves on their general knowledge-ability, do. They read, read, and read some more. 

And take tests!

So that's what we have prepared for you here today.

This truly is the toughest general knowledge quiz you will ever face. There are no "Who is the current president of the United States" questions here... (you do know the answer, right?)

This quiz is going to see just how much you know about a range of general knowledge subjects ranging from space to earth, to history, to science, to geography. Even cars and planes but no trains!

Out of 35 questions, if you can get 25 right, you would certainly have done very, very well!

So are you up for the challenge?

Let's see, shall we?

Good luck!

1 of 35
The first pizza delivery happened in Italy in which year?
2 of 35
What do astronauts use to scratch their noses when their helmets are on?
3 of 35
True or false. A strawberry, is, in fact, not a berry but a banana?
4 of 35
Which German World War II general was known as the "Desert Fox?"
5 of 35
Measured by the shoreline, what is the largest bay found on Earth?
6 of 35
True or false. You can actually see your nose at all times in your vision.
7 of 35
On the planet Venus, it snows _________
8 of 35
In what country is the city of Bonn situated?
9 of 35
Leo Fender is considered the inventor of the modern electric guitar. Which of these statements about him is true?
10 of 35
Who was the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain?
12 of 35
The closest planet to the sun is _______
13 of 35
Mackinac Island in Michigan has banned almost all cars since 1898. True or false?
14 of 35
The term astronaut comes from Greek words meaning?
15 of 35
Who was sworn in as President of the United States just hours after John F. Kennedy was assassinated?
16 of 35
Where was Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as president after John F. Kennedy was assassinated?
17 of 35
What is the name of the picturesque mountain that overlooks the city of Cape Town in South Africa?
19 of 35
What is another name for the element Mercury?
20 of 35
Who founded the General Motors company?
21 of 35
22 of 35
Name the British Prime Minister who declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939.
23 of 35
Can you name the first supersonic airliner built and operated?
24 of 35
On which continent is the country Togo located?
25 of 35
A group of jellyfish is known as a ________
26 of 35
In what year was the first Academy Award given?
27 of 35
28 of 35
What was the name of the B-29 Super Fortress that dropped the second atomic bomb on Japan on August 9, 1945?
29 of 35
Name the territory that became the 49th state of the United States.
30 of 35
Can you name the naturalist who devised the theory of evolution?
31 of 35
In which country is the Great Sphinx found?
32 of 35
When did the Great Depression run in the United States?
33 of 35
Name the highest peak in Africa, please.
34 of 35
What form of currency is used in England?
35 of 35
True or false. At any time on Earth, it is 80% covered by clouds.
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