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So, you’ve been around for a few decades now and think you’ve got a pretty good stock of general knowledge, right? If you’ve aced all our other quizzes and are feeling extremely confident about your vast trove of learning, we’ve got one hell of a test for you. What makes the following questions tough is that most people think they know the answers, when they really don’t. Prepare to be taken for a ride through science, business, pop culture and geography! You’ve got to be a real mastermind to pass this test!
 
 
Which city is farther north: New York or Rome?
Sunny Rome is at 41.9 degrees north, whereas chilly New York stands at 40.9.
Rome
New York
 
 
Which company produces the most amount of tires (tyres) in the world?
Apparently, LEGO produces 318 million LEGO tires a year (a Guinness world record).
LEGO
Bridgestone
Michelin
Goodyear
Pirelli
Tyco
 
 
When did the Russian October Revolution take place?
Because Russia did not use the Gregorian calendar, according to the west the revolution began in November.
October 1917
November 1917
October 1916
October 1918
 
 
How many wings does a flea have?
0
2
4
6
 
 
Which are the only officially bilingual provinces in Canada?
Quebec only has one official language, French, whereas New Brunswick and Ontario have both French and English.
New Brunswick and Ontario
Quebec and New Brunswick
Ontario and Quebec
British Columbia and Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia and Quebec
 
 
What are the official languages of the USA?
The USA does not have an official language.
Only English
There aren't any
English and Spanish
It's actually Cherokee
English, Spanish, and Cherokee
 
 
Why did pirates wear eye patches?
The eyepatch allowed the pirate to be able to visit below deck in the dark and still be able to see,
Because they were always using telescopes
Only the blind ones did that!
To give one eye a rest from the sun
To retain the ability to see in the dark below deck
 
 
Which US president appears on a $100 bill?
Benjamin Franklin was never US president.
Benjamin Franklin
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
None
 
 
Which weighs more: a pound of gold or a pound of feathers?
Feathers are weighed in avoirdupois ounces. 16 ounces of 28 grams makes a feather pound weigh 453.6 grams. Gold is weighed in the Troy system, with ounces weighing 31.1 grams. 12 of these ounces make a pound, which makes a gold pound weigh 373.2 grams. Therefore a pound of feathers is 21% heavier than a pound of gold.
Gold
Feathers
Neither
 
 
Which city was capital of the Roman Empire for the longest amount of time?
Rome was the first capital of the Republic and then the Empire, until Constantine moved it to Constantinople, which remained until 1453.
Constantinople (Istanbul)
Rome
There was never a capital as such
Ravenna
Mediolanum (Milan)
 
 
Which company is the world's largest distributor of toys?
McDonalds distributes around 1.4 billion toys per year
McDonalds
Toys R Us
 
 
What's Paul McCartney's middle name?
His real first name is James. Paul is his middle name.
John
George
Ringo
Paul
James
Matthew
 
 
In which country are Bugatti cars made?
The founder was italian, but Bugattis have always been made in France.
France
Italy
Germany
Mexico
 
 
Which of these is a dinosaur?
All birds (chickens included) are now considered to be theropod dinosaurs. Pterodactyls were lizards.
Chicken
Pterodactyl
 
 
And finally: Where would you find the largest desert in the world?
Not only is Antarctica the windiest and coldest place on Earth, it's also the driest.
Antarctica
Sahara
Arabian Desert
Gobi
Kalahari
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