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What facts do you know about the World? Quiz: No. 4 – World Quiz Series: Test Your General Knowledge!

Welcome to the fourth quiz in my World Quiz Series. Do enjoy this 12-question quiz below – and test your general knowledge of the world. After completing the quiz; you may leave your comments, and score, in the section below.

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Note: If you wish to catch up with any of the earlier quizzes in my World Quiz Series, which you may have missed; please click any of the respective links below, to take you to that particular quiz.

World Quiz Series – Quiz: No.1

World Quiz Series – Quiz: No.2

World Quiz Series – Quiz: No.3

  • Question of

    Which one of the following minerals is rare and very hard?

    • Calcite
    • Halite
    • Beryl
    • Sylvite
  • Question of

    Who invented (and named) the lipstick, the eye-shadow, the blusher; and first used the term ‘make-up’ for cosmetics; made wigs and developed the cosmetics industry?

    • Revlon
    • Max Factor
    • Elizabeth Arden
    • Rimmel
  • Question of

    In a standard volleyball match, how many players are there in each team?

    • 6 players
    • 7 players
    • 8 players
    • 9 players
  • Question of

    Which influential Founding Father of the USA, invented the lightning rod; the bifocals; a carriage odometer; and made several other famous discoveries in electricity?

    • George Washington
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Thomas Edison
  • Question of

    What is the group name of invertebrate animals that includes insects, spiders, and lobsters?

    • Reptiles
    • Molluscs
    • Arthropods
    • Echinoderms
  • Question of

    How many triangles are there in the shape, Hexagon?

    • 6
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
  • Question of

    Vitamin B complex is made up of many forms of B vitamins. Which vitamin below is not a member of the vitamin B complex family?

    • Niacin
    • Folic acid (Folacin)
    • Retinol
    • Inositol
  • Question of

    In which city in USA, did Rosa Parks famously start the Montgomery bus boycott?

    • New Orleans, USA
    • Jacksonville, USA
    • Chicago, USA
    • Alabama, USA
  • Question of

    Which of the following SI units is used for measuring Energy?

    • Joule
    • Newton
    • Kelvin
    • Watt
  • Question of

    During the lifetime of Saint Augustine, he saw the sacking (or military occupation) of which city?

    • Palmyria
    • Jerusalem
    • Rome
    • Alexandria
  • Question of

    Which one of the following fruits belongs to the Genus, Castanea?

    • Chestnut
    • Conker
    • Cherry
    • Walnut
  • Question of

    Which of the following is a disease of the lungs which causes breathlessness?

    • Cystitis
    • Coeliac disease
    • Emphysema
    • Colitis


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Written by Daniel Obiago