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40 Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

 

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

 

1) What Los Angeles community is noted for celebrities and mansions?
A) Nob Hill
B) Beverly Hills
C) Chestnut Hill
D) Bunker Hill

Beverly Hills

 

2) Which country has the largest capacity reservoir in the world?
A) Egypt
B) United States
C) Uganda
D) Brazil

Uganda

Uganda’s Owen Falls Reservoir has a capacity of 204.8 billion cubic meters. Russia’s Bratsk and Egypt’s Aswan High Dam Reservoirs are the second and third largest, respectively.

 

3) Substances that have fast-moving particles that are far apart, and have no definite volume nor shape are:
A) Gases
B) Liquids
C) Solids

Gases

 

4) Which state is known as the “Beehive State”?
A) North Dakota
B) Oregon
C) Georgia
D) Utah

Utah

 

5) The First Triumvirate was established in 60 B.C. by Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and this Roman general and consul. He was one of Caesar’s many enemies and his son-in-law,he became a ruler of Rome. Who was he?
A) Augustus Caesar
B) Marcus Brutus
C) Marc Antony
D) Pompey

Pompey

Pompey’s wife, Julia, who was Caesar’s daughter, kept peace between her husband and father, but after her death (54 B.C.) Pompey became Caesar’s jealous enemy. He went over to the Senate and became Consul (52 B.C.). Breaking with the Senate, Caesar crossed (49 B.C.) the Rubicon, and the Civil War began. Pompey was defeated at Pharsala (48 B.C.) and fled to Egypt, where he was killed.

 

6) Which member of Chicago killed himself in 1978?
A) Terry Kath
B) Tommy Bolin
C) Rick Desmond
D) Johnny Hendrix

Terry Kath

 

7) Which country is home to Yap, Chuuk, and Pohnpei Islands?
A) Micronesia
B) Marshall Islands
C) Fiji
D) Kiribati

Micronesia

 

8) What does a vulcanologist study?
A) Constellations
B) Plants
C) Volcanoes

Volcanoes

 

9) What U.S. state has the most counties?
A) Texas
B) California
C) Alabama
D) Minnesota

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Texas

 

10) Which English Art Nouveau artist famously illustrated Morte d’Arthur and Oscar Wilde’s Salome?
A) Aubrey Beardsley
B) Sir John Millais
C) William Morris

Aubrey Beardsley

 

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers Part 2

 

11) Birds have two:
A) Livers
B) Stomachs
C) Hearts
D) Brains
E) Bladders

Stomachs

The gizzard grinds hard foods and the other stomach digests it.

 

12) What name did painter Jerome van Aken adopt to celebrate Hertogensbosch, the Dutch town in which he was born?
A) J. van Hertogen
B) Hieronymus Bosch
C) Jerome van Hertogensbosch

Hieronymus Bosch

 

13) Earthshine is seen on the moon – earthshine is light reflected from the Earth. True or False?
A) True
B) False

True

 

14) Scientists today estimate that the first star was born _______ years after the big bang.
A) 1/2 Billion Years
B) 1 Billion Years
C) 200 Million Years
D) 15 Million Years
E) 5 Billion Years

1/2 Billion Years

 

15) Iowa’s primary agricultural production can be characterized as…?
A) Feed grains and livestock
B) Range livestock
C) Truck and fruit farming
D) Dairying

Feed grains and livestock

 

16) Only one of the following statements about penguins is true. Which one?
B) A) They can fly only short distances
C) They live only in the Southern Hemisphere
D) They spend most of their lives on land

They live only in the Southern Hemisphere

All penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere, between the Antarctic latitude 78�S and the equator. They spend most of their lives at sea, returning to land, or ice shelves, only to mate, nest, rear young, and molt. They spend no time in the air–penguins cannot fly.

 

17) Forces are measured in units called:
A) Kilograms
B) Newtons
C) Joules

Newtons

 

18) Technically termed lipids,they are more commonly referred to as :
A) Enzymes
B) Calories
C) Narcotics
D) Fats
E) Vegetables

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Fats

Fats or lipids are the body’s most concentrated source of energy.

 

19) Which city in Los Angeles County is farthest north?
A) Santa Clarita
B) Long Beach
C) Palmdale
D) Lancaster

Lancaster

 

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers Part 3

 

20) Which verb does not mean to steal?
A) Purloin
B) Proscribe
C) Plunder
D) Filch
E) Pilfer

Proscribe

To proscribe means to banish, outlaw or exile.

 

21) The library at Alexandria was the most famous of antiquity. Who destroyed it?
A) Christians
B) Greeks
C) Romans
D) Egyptians
E) Muslims

Muslims

The caliph reasoned that all knowledge necessary to man was contained in the Koran.

 

22) Which is New Zealand’s largest city?
A) Queenstown
B) Christchurch
C) Wellington
D) Auckland

Auckland

 

23) Which equation is a combination of all the gas laws?
A) P1/T1 = P2/T2
B) P1V1 = P2V2
C) PV = k
D) None of the above

None of the above

 

24) A collection of hundreds of stars around a common centre is called a:
A) Solar system
B) Galaxy
C) Light year

Galaxy

 

25) Which city averages the most sunshine each year (with 90% sunshine)?
A) Alice Springs, Australia
B) Yuma, Arizona, U.S.A.
C) Nairobi, Kenya
D) Papeete, Tahiti

Yuma, Arizona, U.S.A.

 

26) The cell organelle that controls all the cell’s functions is the:
A) Cytoplasm
B) Cell membrane
C) Nucleus

Nucleus

 

27) One of these words does not belong. Find the odd word out.
A) Baseball
B) Volleyball
C) Soccer
D) Swimming

Swimming

Swimming does not need a ball.

 

28) Blzet was a French composer.
A) True
B) False

True

 

29) Which country is not considered a kingdom?
A) Belgium
B) Denmark
C) Monaco
D) Saudi Arabia
E) Sweden

Monaco

Monaco, like Andorra and Liechtenstein, is a principality, meaning it’s ruled by a prince.

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30) Which river does not flow through Pittsburgh?
A) Monongahela
B) Ohio
C) Allegheny
D) Susquehanna

Susquehanna

 

Multiple Choice Questions and Answers Part 4

 

31) The mass of a proton compared to an electron is:
A) More
B) Less
C) Equal
D) Immesurable

More

 

32) Which province directly borders Maine?
A) Newfoundland and Labrador
B) New Brunswick
C) Ontario
D) Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

 

33) One of these words does not belong with the other three.[cr][cr]Find the odd word out.
A) Windy
B) Snowy
C) Heavy
D) Rainy

Heavy

 

34) A collection of hundreds of stars around a common centre is called a:
A) Solar system
B) Galaxy
C) Light year

Galaxy

 

35) Weathering of rocks which does involve the action of chemicals is:
A) Chemical weathering
B) Physical weathering
C) Erosion

Physical weathering

 

36) Which country follows the United States and China in total number of Internet users?
A) Germany
B) United Kingdom
C) France
D) Japan

Japan

 

37) In 1956, Imre Nagy led a revolt in this nation:
A) Poland
B) Estonia
C) Lithuania
D) Bulgaria
E) Hungary

Hungary

He was later executed for his part in the revolt against Stalin.

 

38) What did MLK consider his “first calling and greatest commitment”?
A) To keep hope alive.
B) To be a preacher of the gospel.
C) To be like his father.
D) To become the greatest orator there ever was.

To be a preacher of the gospel.

 

39) On which TV sitcom did Bob Denver play the lead role?
A) Get Smart
B) Gilligan’s Island
C) Hogan’s Heroes
D) Green Acres
E) I Spy

Gilligan’s Island

The name “Gilligan” was randomly chosen from the Los Angeles phone book.

 

40) How many muses are there in Greek mythology?
A) 9
B) 6
C) 8
D) 12

9

 

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