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100

The Plays Macbeth, Hamlet, and A midsummer Night’s Dream were all written by which author?

William Shakespeare


100

What is the largest known animal?

Blue whale


100

What is the only bird that can fly backwards?

The hummingbird

100

Where did Pound Cake get its name?

There was a pound of every ingredient in the original recipe

200

What was the 50th state in the USA, and what year was it admitted?

Hawaii, 1959
200

What bird beats its wings between 60 and 80 times per second?

Hummingbird

200

What are the 3 units of temperature?

Fahrenheit, Celsuis and Kelvin

200
How many herbs and spices make up the secret KFC seasoning?

11

300

Where did the Olympic Games originate?

Greece

300

Cynophobia is the fear of what animal?

Dogs

300

What blood type do you need to be a universal donor?

O-

300

Despite their name, where did French fries actually originate?

Belgium

400

Who invented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell

400

Despite it's name, what sea creature is not a fish, but rather considered to be a "gelatinous zooplankton"?

Jellyfish

400

Dolly was the first ever living creature to be cloned. What type of animal was she?

Sheep

400

On average, how many hamburgers does McDonald's sell every second?

75 (points for guessing +/- 5)

500

Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

Michelangelo

500

How many hearts does an octopus have?

Three

500

How many planets in our solar system have rings surrounding them?

4

500

What was the first food eaten in space?

Applesauce

600

Who was the first man on the moon?

Neil Armstrong and Buz Aldrin


600

What animal lives mainly in trees, and is apparently the slowest animal on the planet, taking up to 2 weeks to digest food?

Sloth

600

How many elements are there in the periodic table?

118

600

What is the name for probiotic-rich fermented milk?

Kefir

700

Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the USA?

France

700

How many compartments does a cow’s stomach have?

4

700

Which planet has the most moons?

Jupiter

700

What Greek dessert is made of layered filo filled with chopped nuts and honey? (Also thought to have originated in Turkey)

Baklava

800

Which country first used paper money?

China

800

Name 2 of the 4 mammals that can't jump

Elephants, hippos, rhinos or sloths
800

What is the hardest known natural material?

Diamond

800

What seed is typically mistaken for a nut?

Almonds

900

In USSR, What does the letter “R” sand for?

Republic

900

What animal is protected by law in Rome?

Cat

900

Where can you find the smallest bone in the human body?

The middle ear

900

The purpose of ketchup, other than a condiment, during the 1830’S was for what?

Medicine

1000

What empire did the country Turkey belong to during the First World War?

The Ottoman Empire


1000

A lobster's teeth are located in which part of its body?

Their stomach

1000

What sense don't dolphins have?

Smell

1000

What percentage of a mushroom is water?

92%

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