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Geography Quiz

Name _______________________________________ Date __________________________


1. What is the name of the biggest ocean on Earth?____________________________________ 2. By area, what is the biggest state in the USA?______________________________________ 3. What is the capital city of Australia?_______________________________________________ 4. Stratus, cumulus, cirrus and nimbus are types of what? _______________________________ 5. What is the name of a person who studies earthquakes?_______________________________ 6. In which country would you find the Leaning Tower of Pisa? ____________________________ 7. What is the name of the highest mountain on Earth? _________________________________ 8. Helsinki is the capital city of which country? ________________________________________ 9. True or false? The Yangtze is the longest river in the world. ____________________________ 10. The terms 'breeze' and 'gale' help describe the speed of what? _________________________

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Geography Quiz Answers (not on printable version)

1. The Pacific Ocean 2. Alaska 3. Canberra 4. Clouds

5. A seismologist 6. Italy 7. Mt Everest 8. Finland 9. False 10. Wind

General Quiz

Name _______________________________________ Date __________________________


1. How many years are there in a millennium?_________________________________________ 2. True or false? The horse is the fastest land animal. ___________________________________ 3. The Beatles music band featured how many members?________________________________ 4. True or false? Scarlet is a bright red color. __________________________________________ 5. What galaxy is Earth located in?__________________________________________________ 6. What is the first element on the periodic table of elements? ____________________________ 7. True or false? Mickey Mouse's middle name is Fauntleroy. ____________________________ 8. How many sides does a triangle have? _____________________________________________ 9. True or false? Harry Potter's middle name is James. __________________________________ 10. Bees create what sweet substance? ______________________________________________

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Sport Quiz

Name _______________________________________ Date __________________________


1. What sport is played at Wimbledon? ______________________________________________ 2. In which city were the 2000 Summer Olympic Games held? ___________________________ 3. What country does the soccer player Wayne Rooney come from? ______________________ 4. In which sport was Muhammad Ali the world champion? ______________________________ 5. How many bases are there on a baseball field? _____________________________________ 6. In what country were the 2010 Winter Olympic Games held? __________________________ 7. True or false? Basketball is played with a square ball. ________________________________ 8. A typical golf course features how many holes? _____________________________________ 9. The French Tennis Open is played on what kind of surface? ___________________________ 10. What sport do the Los Angeles Lakers play? ______________________________________

Score: ________ / 10 1. What food makes up nearly all (around 99%) of a Giant Pandas diet? 2. True or false? Mice live for up to 10 years. 3. What is the name of the phobia that involves an abnormal fear of spiders? 4. What is the largest type of big cat in the world? 5. True or false? Crocodiles have no sweat glands so they use their mouths to release heat. 6. Eagles are very good at spotting potential prey from a long distance, why? 7. What are female elephants called?

8. True or false? Bats are mammals. 9. Bees are found on every continent of earth except for one, which is it? 10. True or false? Cats spend an average of 13 to 14 hours a day sleeping. 11. What is the fastest land animal in the world? 12. A doe is what kind of animal? 13. True or false? Cougars are herbivores. 14. Groups of lions are known as what? 15. Is a dolphin a mammal? 16. What is the largest land animal in the world? 17. True of false? Snakes have slimy skin. 18. What is the only continent on earth where Giraffes live in the wild? 19. How many pairs of wings does a bee have? 20. What type of animal is the largest primate in the world? 21. Is a shark a fish or a mammal? 22. What is the most recognizable feature of a hedgehogs appearance?

23. True or false? Owls are far-sighted, meaning that anything within a few inches of their eyes cant be seen proper 24. What is the name of an adult female horse? 25. What are baby goats called? 26. What is the tallest animal in the world? 27. True or false? Rabbits are born blind. 28. What is the most recognizable physical feature of the male lion? 29. How many legs does a spider have? 30. The crocodile species is believed to have been around for how long? 2 million years or 200 million years?

Animal Quiz Answers

1. Bamboo 2. False - Captive mice live for up to 2 and a half years while wild mice only live for an average of around 4 months. 3. Arachnophobia 4. The tiger, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds).

5. True - They often sleep with their mouth open to cool down. 6. Because they have excellent eyesight. 7. Cows 8. True 9. Antarctica 10. True 11. The cheetah (it can reach speeds of up to 120kph 75mph). 12. A female deer. 13. False - They are carnivores. 14. Prides 15. Yes 16. The elephant - The largest on record weighed around 12,000 kilograms! (26,000 lb). 17. False - Snakeskin is smooth and dry. 18. Africa 19. 2 20. The Gorilla 21. A fish 22. Their spines of spiky hair. 23. True 24. A mare 25. Kids 26. The giraffe - The average height is around 5 metres (16ft) and the tallest on record stood nearly 6 metres (20 ft) 27. True 28. Its mane 29. 8 30. 200 million years

Food Quiz
1. The rice dish paella comes from what country? 2. Deer meat is known by what name? 3. Are humans omnivore, herbivore or carnivore? 4. What food is used as the base of guacamole? 5. The range of vegetables, fruits, meats, nuts, grains, herbs and spices used in cooking are known as what?

6. True or false? India is the worlds largest producer of bananas. 7. What is the sweet substance made by bees? 8. Lures, reels, rods, hooks, baits and nets are common equipment used in what food gathering method? 9. True or false? McDonalds has restaurants in over 100 countries around the world. 10. The Pizza Hut franchise began in what country? 11. Foods rich in starch such as pasta and bread are often known by what word starting with the letter C? 12. True or false? Trans fats are good for your health. 13. What is another name for maize? 14. Fruit preserves made from citrus fruits, sugar and water are known as what? 15. True or false? Beefsteak is a variety of tomato. 16. Dairy products are generally made from what common liquid? 17. Do coconut trees grow better in cold or warm climates? 18. True or false? Cooking food often transforms its chemical make up. 19. What is the popular food used to carve jack-o-lanterns during Halloween? 20. Chiffon, marble and bundt are types of what?

Food Quiz Answers

1. Spain 5. Ingredients 9. True 13. Corn 17. Warm


2. Venison 6. True 10. USA 14. Marmalade 18. True

3. Omnivore 7. Honey 11. Carbohydrates 15. True 19. Pumpkins

4. Avocado 8. Fishing 12. False 16. Milk 20. Cake

1. What is the biggest planet in our solar system? 2. What is the chemical symbol for the element oxygen? 3. Another name for a tidal wave is a? 4. True or false? Dogs are herbivores. 5. What is the 7th element on the periodic table of elements?

6. What is the name of the long appendage that hangs from an elephants face? 7. True or false? DNA is the shortened form of the term Deoxyribonucleic acid? 8. The highest mountain on earth is? 9. What is the name of the closest star to the earth? 10. True or false? Frogs are cold blooded animals. 11. What is the name of the element with the chemical symbol He? 12. The fear of what animal is known as arachnophobia? 13. Pure water has a pH level of a around? 14. The molten rock that comes from a volcano after it has erupted is known as what? 15. True or false? Yogurt is produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. 16. What is the name of the part of the human skeleton which protects our brain? 17. Is the compound HCl an acid or base? 18. True or false? The fastest land animal in the world is the zebra. 19. How many bones do sharks have in their bodies? 20. What famous scientist was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on theoretical physics?

General Science Quiz Answers

1. Jupiter 5. Nitrogen 9. The sun 13. 7

2. O 6. A trunk 10. True 14. Lava

3. Tsunami 7. True 11. Helium 15. True 19. 0

4. False - They are om 8. Mount Everest 12. Spiders 16. The skull 20. Albert Einstein

17. An acid (hydrochloric acid) 18. False (it is the cheetah)