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Q1. The record for the longest dance party is held by which country?
Answer: Ireland (55 hours)
Q2. The Air Jordan sneakers were released in what year?
Q3. The string www that you’d find as the starting letters of most websites are acronyms of what?
Answer: World wide web
Q4. The world’s tallest dog breed is known as what?
Answer: The Great Dane
Q5. The tiny piece enclosing a shoelace is called what?
Q6. The loudest animal in the world is called?
Answer: Sperm whale
Q7. The first toy to have a TV advert is what?
Answer: Mr. Potato Head
Q8. Daylight Saving Time isn’t observed by which two US States?
Answer: Hawaii and Arizona
Q9. Which countries have the highest consumption of chocolate per capita?
Q10. What is Lady Gaga’s real name?
Answer: Stefani Joanne Germanotta
Q11. Orly Airport is found in which city?
Q12. What do Al Gore, Hillary Clinton, and Samuel Tilden have in common?
Answer: They all won the USA popular vote but lost the electoral college vote
Q13. What is the former name of the country Ethiopia?
Q14. While pregnant with her first child, which major tournament did Serena Williams win?
Answer: The Australian Open
Q15. Which tech company does mow its lawn, rather uses 200 goats to do the job?
Q16. The world’s longest ocean is called what?
Answer: The Pacific ocean
Q17. What is the US Army’s lowest rank?
Q18. The world’s biggest island is called what?
Q19. The Land of White Elephant is used to refer to which country?
Q20. Which ocean is the smallest in the world?
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Q21. Most humans have what colour eyes?
Q22. How many ribs does a human body contain?
Q23. The first female prime minister of Great Britain was?
Answer: Margaret Thatcher
Q24. The Afrikaans language has what origin?
Q 25. How many NBA championships did Michael Jordan win with the Chicago Bulls?
Q26. Which country won its very first FIFA World Cup in 1930?
Q27. When did the very first Wimbledon Championship hold?
Q28. What is often referred to as the smallest unit of computer memory?
Q29. Which of the planets is the hottest?
Q30. Which country has the highest production of coffee?
Q31. What does BMW stand for?
Answer: Bavarian Motor Works
Q32. Which two countries in the American continent share the longest international border?
Answer: US and Canada
Q33. The smallest country in the world is known as what?
Answer: The Vatican City
Q34. Babies are born without which bone?
Answer: Knee cap
Q35. What is P. Diddy’s real name?
Answer: Sean Combs
Q36. An Octopus has how many hearts?
Q37. What is Marie Curie popular for?
Answer: The first woman to win a Nobel Prize. She won it in 1903.
Q38. Which mammal doesn’t have vocal cords?
Q39. Most power outages that occur in the Us6are caused by what?
Q40. What is the pH level of water?
Q41. What substance is used to make nails?