What A Way To Start The Week – A Test!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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What better way to start the week than with a surprise test?

Some of these are easy and some of them difficult. But as usual all that depends on whether or not you know the answers.

You can check how you did by looking at the answers waaaaaaay down below as usual, BUT no cheating!

Here we go…

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Quiz 5

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Q 1:  Who was the first American astronaut in space?

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Q 2:  What is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels?

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Q 3:  What was the first U.S. city to host the summer Olympics in 1904?

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Q 4:  The sport of surfing originated in which US State?

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Q 5:  Who led the famous revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C

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Q 6:  Where is the “Fat Tuesday” fesival celebrated every year?

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Q 7:  In 1867 the U.S. paid Russia $7.2 million. What for?

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Q 8:  Who was the only unmarried president of the United States?

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Q 9:  What was the first US State to give women the right to vote?

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Q 10:  What was the first British ship to use the SOS distress signal?

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Q 11:  In a pack of playing cards which is the only king without a mustache?

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Q 12:  The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in which US State?

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Q 13:  What is the national sport of Japan?

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Q 14:  What country is made up of 13,667 islands?

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Q 15:  One of the famous Disney Theme Parks is called EPCOT. But what do the letters E-P-C-O-T stand for?

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ANSWERS

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Q 1:  Who was the first American astronaut in space?

A 1:  Alan B. Shepard Jr

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Q 2:  What is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels?

A 2:  The cornea

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Q 3:  What was the first U.S. city to host the summer Olympics in 1904?

A 3:  St. Louis, Missouri

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Q 4:  The sport of surfing originated in which US State?

A 4:  Hawaii

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Q 5:  Who led the famous revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C

A 5:  Spartacus

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Q 6:  Where is the “Fat Tuesday” fesival celebrated every year?

A 6:  New Orleans, Louisiana it is better known as Mardi Gras

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Q 7:  In 1867 the U.S. paid Russia $7.2 million. What for?

A 7:  For Alaska

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Q 8:  Who was the only unmarried president of the United States?

A 8:  James Buchanan

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Q 9:  What was the first US State to give women the right to vote?

A 9:  Wyoming

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Q 10:  What was the first British ship to use the SOS distress signal?

A 10:  The Titanic

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Q 11:  In a pack of playing cards which is the only king without a mustache?

A 11:  The king of hearts

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Q 12:  The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in which US State?

A 12:  Texas

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Q 13:  What is the national sport of Japan?

A 13:  Sumo wrestling

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Q 14:  What country is made up of 13,667 islands?

A 14:  Indonesia

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Q 15:  One of the famous Disney Theme Parks is called EPCOT. But what do the letters E-P-C-O-T stand for?

A 15:  EPCOT stands for “Experimental Prototype City Of Tomorrow.”

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9 thoughts on “What A Way To Start The Week – A Test!

  1. What an epic fail for me – too many US questions – I only got 3 right. While I know some of the broad facts of American history, some of this was just too specific for me as a Canadian. Still love your post though!

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