40 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
2) Which country has the largest capacity reservoir in the world?
B) United States
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:
4) Which state is known as the “Beehive State”?
A) North Dakota
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
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
7) Which country is home to Yap, Chuuk, and Pohnpei Islands?
B) Marshall Islands
8) What does a vulcanologist study?
9) What U.S. state has the most counties?
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
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11) Birds have two:
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
13) Earthshine is seen on the moon – earthshine is light reflected from the Earth. True or False?
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
15) Iowa’s primary agricultural production can be characterized as…?
A) Feed grains and livestock
B) Range livestock
C) Truck and fruit farming
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
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:
18) Technically termed lipids,they are more commonly referred to as :
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
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20) Which verb does not mean to steal?
To proscribe means to banish, outlaw or exile.
21) The library at Alexandria was the most famous of antiquity. Who destroyed it?
The caliph reasoned that all knowledge necessary to man was contained in the Koran.
22) Which is New Zealand’s largest city?
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
24) A collection of hundreds of stars around a common centre is called a:
A) Solar system
C) Light year
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
26) The cell organelle that controls all the cell’s functions is the:
B) Cell membrane
27) One of these words does not belong. Find the odd word out.
Swimming does not need a ball.
28) Blzet was a French composer.
29) Which country is not considered a kingdom?
D) Saudi Arabia
Monaco, like Andorra and Liechtenstein, is a principality, meaning it’s ruled by a prince.
30) Which river does not flow through Pittsburgh?
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31) The mass of a proton compared to an electron is:
32) Which province directly borders Maine?
A) Newfoundland and Labrador
B) New Brunswick
D) Nova Scotia
33) One of these words does not belong with the other three.[cr][cr]Find the odd word out.
34) A collection of hundreds of stars around a common centre is called a:
A) Solar system
C) Light year
35) Weathering of rocks which does involve the action of chemicals is:
A) Chemical weathering
B) Physical weathering
36) Which country follows the United States and China in total number of Internet users?
B) United Kingdom
37) In 1956, Imre Nagy led a revolt in this nation:
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.
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
The name “Gilligan” was randomly chosen from the Los Angeles phone book.
40) How many muses are there in Greek mythology?
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