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100

Which of the five senses is used by humans to form an impression?

Sight

100

What is the most widely spoken language in the world?

Chinese

100

What is the name of the unique means of communication used by both bats and dolphins?

Echolocation

100

How many people in the world use Twitter?

300 million


100

What is the capital of Sweden?

Stockholm

200

What does 'interpersonal' mean?

Relationships and communication BETWEEN people

200

Name at least two examples of nonverbal languages.

Sign language

Braille

Body language

Smell

Taste

Touch

200

Which animal is capable of communicating using electricity?

Electric eel

200

In which year did Facebook pass 1 billion users?

2012

200

Which planet is closest to the Sun?

Mercury

300

What is a medium of communication?

A channel or system through which people can communicate (e.g. social media, letters, telephone, TV, radio)

300

How many languages are there in the world?

Over 7000

300

Trees communicate using the 'root' systems network of which other type of organism? 

Hint: some species of this organism are popularly eaten by humans!

Funghi- mushrooms!

300

What was the original reason for why the Internet was invented?

Communication links for the US Military during the Cold War that would not be disrupted by enemies or spies

300

Which country is the Dalai Lama from?

Tibet

400

Give the definition for 'symbol'.

A symbol is a person, place, action, word, or thing that represents something other than itself.

400

What language is used to name and classify organisms in science?

Latin

400

What form of nonverbal communication is used by ants?

Chemical cues- smell

400

When was the first computer invented?

1943

400

Which is the most streamed English-language show of all time on Netflix?

Stranger Things

500

Name the 5 main purposes for human communication.

Inform

Express feelings

Imagine

Influence

Meet social expectations

500

Binary code is the language that most computers and computerized devices use to send, receive, and store information. 

Which two numbers are used in binary code?

0 and 1

500

Which celebrity has the highest number of followers on Instagram?

Cristiano Ronaldo

500

How many Olympic gold medals has Usain Bolt won?

8

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