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  1. 1. General Knowledge Questions SCIENCE 1. What does your heart pump? blood 2. Which is the nearest star? The sun 3. Which is heavier, gold or silver? gold 4. How many sides does a triangle have? three 5. What is H2O? water 6. How many legs does a butterfly have? six Mr. B
  2. 2. GEOGRAPHY 1. Which is bigger, a lake or an ocean? ocean 2. Which country has the most people? China 3. What is the capital city of the US? Washington D.C 4. What is the biggest state in the U.S.A.? Alaska 5. Which country has the biggest land area? Russia 6. In which ocean is Hawaii? The Pacific Mr. B
  3. 3. SPORTS 1. In which country were the 2008 Olympic Games held? China 2. What country does the football player Romario come from? Brazil 3. What is the most popular indoor sport in the U.S.A.? Basketball 4. In which sport was Muhammad Ali the world champion? Boxing Which famous golf player's mother comes from Thailand? Tiger Woods Mr. B
  4. 4. 1. What is the most common Element on Earth ?  Hydro 2. How many miles high is Mount Everest ?  8.846 miles 3. If I take 2 apples out of a basket containing 6 apples how many apples do I have?  2 4. A woman has 5 Potatoes to feed 3 children how can she give them equal portions without fractions?  mashed potato 5. 24 divided by 6 + 9 = ?  13 Mr. B
  5. 5. 6. Which are the worlds 3 most spoken Languages?  Chinese (Manderin), English, Hindustani 7. What year did the Vietnam war end ?  1975 8. What is the Chemical Symbol for Iron?  Fe 9. How many sides does an Octagon have?  8 10. What are the 5 senses in the human body ?  Touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing Mr. B
  6. 6. INTERMEDIATE  SCIENCE 1. Blood is filtered by which pair of organs? kidneys 2. Which planet is the fifth from the sun? Jupiter 3. Who developed the theory of relativity? Albert Einstein 4. Which chemical element is represented by the symbol N? Nitrogen 5. Which travel faster, light or sound waves? Light waves Mr. B
  7. 7.  GEOGRAPHY 1. In which country is Mount Everest? Nepal 2. Which continent has the biggest population? Asia 3. What is the capital city of New Zealand? Wellington 4. On which continent is the Sahara desert? Africa 5. Name the two longest rivers in the world Amazon/Nile Mr. B
  8. 8.  SPORTS 1. What is longest running race in the Olympic Games called? The marathon 2. Who won the 2003 British Open golf tournament? Ben Curtis 3. What nationality is the tennis player Lleyton Hewitt? Australian 4. In which sport can you throw a 'curve ball'? Baseball 5. Which team won the 2003 Formula One car racing championship? Ferrari Mr. B
  9. 9.  MUSIC 1. Which pop singer married British movie director Guy Ritchie? Madonna 2. Which rock group did George Harrison belong to? The Beatles 3. Which classical composer became deaf near the end of his life? Beethoven 4. How many strings does a bass guitar usually have? Four 5. In what country did reggae music originate? Jamaica Mr. B