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Question 1
The Greek alphabet contains how many letters?
A
27
B
26
C
24
D
32
E
34
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Greek alphabet has 24 letters, ordered from alpha to omega.
Question 2
Which of these states is the only Coffee producing state in the U.S?

 

A
Georgia
B
Kansas
C
Missouri
D
Hawaii
E
Alaska
Question 2 Explanation: 
The only STATE in the United States of America able to grow coffee plants commercially is Hawaii. However, it is not the only coffee grown on U.S. soil. for eg. Puerto Rico which is a U.S Territory also grows coffee.
Question 3
What is the smallest whole number, when multipied by itself produces a total of over 200?
A
15
B
10
C
20
D
35
E
25
Question 3 Explanation: 
15 x 15 = 225, any whole number less than that does not exceed 200. For eg. 14 x 14 = 196
Question 4
Mount Kilimanjaro,  highest free-standing mountain in the World is located in which African Country?
A
South Africa
B
Zimbabwe
C
Tanzania
D
Kenya
E
Libya
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mount Kilimanjarois a dormant volcanic mountain that stands at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level, making it the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountainin the World.
Question 5
Name the species of marten that inhabits northern Europe and Asia (primarily Russia) , having soft dark fur which is highly valuable?
A
American Marten
B
Nilgiri Marten
C
Japanese Marten
D
Pine Marten
E
Sable
Question 5 Explanation: 
The sable (Martes zibellina) is the species of marten which inhabits forest environments, in Russia, Siberia, eastern Kazakstan, northern Mongolia, China, North and South Korea and Hokkaidō in Japan. It has historically been harvested for its highly valued fur, which remains a luxury good to this day.
Question 6
In the TV series M*A*S*H, what was the MASH unit portrayed?
A
909th
B
3rd
C
4077th
D
3210th
E
5th
Question 6 Explanation: 
The charaters in the populpar TV Series M*A*S*H served at the fictional “4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (M*A*S*H)” during the Korean War.
Question 7
Who was the youngest player in the NBA to score 18,000 points?
A
Micheal Jordan
B
Kobe Bryant
C
LeBron James
D
Patrick Ewing
E
Magic Johnson
Question 7 Explanation: 
On December 23, 2007, Bryant became the youngest player (29 years, 122 days) to reach 20,000 points, in a game against the New York Knicks, in Madison Square Garden.
Question 8
What is funambulism the art of?
A
Trapezing
B
Juggling
C
Unicycling
D
Tightrope Walking
E
Sword Swallowing
Question 8 Explanation: 
The word funambulism is the art of walking along a thin wire or rope, usually at a great height or in other words ‘Tightrope Walking”. Tightrope artists are also known as funambulists.
Question 9
The 2005 movie, Cinderella Man is about…

 

A
a 1930′s boxer
B
a 1980′d rags-to riches story
C
a gender-swap fairy tale
D
a 1940′s romance story
E
an underdog fooball player
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cinderella Man is a drama film by Ron Howard, titled after the nickname of heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock and inspired by his life story based in the 1930′s.
Question 10
Commonly used in the English language, “Graffiti” is actually the Italian word for…
A
Sketches
B
Abstract paintings
C
Scratched drawings
D
Caricature
E
Line Art
Question 10 Explanation: 
Graffiti and graffito are from the Italian word graffiato meaning “scratched”. “Graffiti”is now commonly used as a mass noun for writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place.
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