Multiple-Choice General Knowledge Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers (#10)

This is a photograph of a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and displayed above ground; although some are buried.  Do you know what it is called?  The one pictured here is King Tut's.
This is a photograph of a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and displayed above ground; although some are buried. Do you know what it is called? The one pictured here is King Tut's.

How Much Information Can a Brain Hold?

  • Hopefully, if you are about to take Quiz #10, you have made it successfully through the first nine quizzes, and have an abundance of information floating around in your head ready to jump out at any time to impress someone.
  • Good luck with this quiz, and there will be many more to come!
  • At the end of this article, you will find a listing of the questions that are on Quiz #11. I have not, however, given the four multiple choices; the listing is just to give you a heads up on what is to come in case you want to brush up on some subjects before you take the quiz.

Questions on Quiz #11

  1. What is a group of coyotes called?
  2. What are the small arms close to a tarantula spider's mouth called?
  3. What is the common (street) name of the flesh-rotting, heroin-like drug "desomorphine".
  4. On what date in 2013, did the United States Government "shut down" non-essential services?
  5. Who was elected as the 44th President of the United States?
  6. What is the bone called that forms the base of the human skull?
  7. What is the wasting away of tissue, organs and cells called, usually as a result of a disease or loss of blood supply?
  8. What is coulrophobia?
  9. What happens when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow?
  10. Who was Pocahontas married to, making theirs the first interracial marriage recorded in history?
  11. What was the stage name of the Dutch exotic dancer and convicted spy who was executed by firing squad in France?
  12. How does a "Sudbury" school differ from other traditional schools?
  13. Which country was commonly referred to as the "Third Reich" from 1933 to 1945?
  14. Antisemitism is hatred of what group of people?
  15. What is "manumission"?
  16. What was another name for the American Civil War?
  17. How many Presidents of the United States were members of the Whig Party?
  18. What are the first five numbers of the Fibonacci sequence (named after Leonardo Fibonacci)?
  19. Who said: "Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration"?
  20. Which of the following terms is NOT also known as altitude sickness?
  21. What was the name of the revolution, begun in the 1960s that attempted to stop world hunger?
  22. What is a person called who leaves his or her home for fear of persecution?
  23. What is the name of the act that established official time zones in the United States?
  24. Hardening of the skin is called what?
  25. What is a osteotome used for?


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