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Do You Know Who or What Holds the Current Records for the World’s Oldests? WORLD RECORDS QUIZ (Part 3)

It’s good to be back in this series of quiz. It’s been a long while after I published my second quiz 18 days ago for this series which is all about world’s smallests. Now, I’m back to challenge you this time on the third quiz for this series. This time, it’s all about the latest world’s oldests.

So are you ready to take this quiz? If you are, then good luck and have some fun for this third quiz.

Hope you will share your result too and make sure to get 6/10 for a passing score.

Enjoy and learn something new today.

If you haven’t took my previous quizzes yet, just check out these links below:

Do You Know Who or What Holds the Current World’s Smallest Records? WORLD RECORDS QUIZ (Part 2)

Do You Know Who or What Holds the Current World’s Tallest Records? WORLD RECORDS Quiz (Part 1)


Guinness World Records


  • Question of

    The longest human lifespan according to Guinness World Records is that of Jeanne Calment of France (1875–1997), who lived to the age of 122 years, 164 days. She received news media attention in 1985, after turning 110. According to her, who was the famous artist whom she met when she was aged 12 or 13 years old?

    • Leonardo da Vinci
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Raphael Santi
    • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Question of

    The longest undisputed lifespan for a man is that of Jiroemon Kimura of Japan, who was born on April 19, 1897 and died at the age of 116 years and 54 days. From 1914, Kimura worked at the Post Office until the age of 65 when he retired but continued to engage in agriculture until he was 90. He has lived over three centuries. His personal motto was “eat light to live long” and he believed the key to his longevity is to be a healthy, small eater. In what year did he died which is dated on June 12th?

    • 2013
    • 2015
    • 2016
    • 2014
  • Question of

    The oldest living person in the world whose age has been documented is Nabi Tajima of Japan, who is 117 years old and 145 days and counting as of today. She overtook the record of Violet Brown who just died last September 15, 2017 at the age of 117 years old and 189 days. From what country was Violet Brown?

    • Canada
    • USA
    • Jamaica
    • New Zealand
  • Question of

    The oldest existing, and continually operating educational institution in the world is the University of Karueein (also written as University of al-Qarawiyyin), which is founded in 859 AD by Fatima al-Fihri. It is found in Fez which is located in what country?

    • Egypt
    • Libya
    • Morocco
    • Turkey
  • Question of

    Damascus is widely believed to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, with evidence of habitation dating back at least 11,000 years. Its location and persistence have made the city a nexus for civilizations come and gone. Today its metropolitan area is home to about 2.5 million people, and in 2008 it was named the Arab Capital of Culture. It is the official capital of what country?

    • Somalia
    • Syria
    • Israel
    • Jordan
  • Question of

    The world’s oldest living tree is the Great Basin bristlecone pine found in Inyo County, California with a scientific name of Pinus longaeva. It was cored by Edmund Schulman, age was determined by Tom Harlan. It is the oldest known living non-clonal organism on Earth overthrowing the previous 2012 record of Methuselah, a tree of same specie aged 4849 at the same location. This oldest tree is unnamed yet, but what is its current age as of now?

    • 5067
    • 6923
    • 4992
    • 7283
  • Question of

    As registered to the Guinness World Records, the world’s oldest president to left an office was the president of the Dominican Republic, who served three terms: 1960–62, 1966–78, and 1986–96. He ultimately left office at the age of 89, having held the presidency for over 23 years in total. He was born on 1907 and died on 2002. What was his name?

    • Robert Mugabe
    • Joaquin Balaguer
    • Beji Caid Essebsi
    • Shimon Peres
  • Question of

    The world’s oldest island is found in Indian Ocean. It became an island around 80-100 million years ago, when it split off from the Indian subcontinent. With an area of 587,041 km² (226,657 miles²), it also ranks as the fourth largest island in the world. What is this island?

    • Tasmania
    • Galapagos
    • Sri Lanka
    • Madagascar
  • Question of

    The world’s oldest letter aged 1300 BC. It is unchanged in shape since its adoption in the Phoenician alphabet. What letter is it?

    • A
    • I
    • O
    • X
  • Question of

    The world’s oldest sport dates back to 776 BC, the first recorded Olympic Games. What is it?

    • running
    • wrestling
    • discus throw
    • horse racing


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