Multiple-Choice General Knowledge Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers (#12)

This is an extreeeeeeeme close-up of the largest hornet in the world.
This is an extreeeeeeeme close-up of the largest hornet in the world.

Not the Same Old Questions

I guess by now, if you've taken all of the quizzes leading up to this one, you've figured out that my quizzes are designed to make you think. I have dug deep into subjects to bring you entertaining, but enlightening information. This is Quiz #12 of many now, and more to come.

Good luck to you all, and as usual I have included the questions in this article that you will be facing on the next quiz in case you want to do some reading before taking the test.

If you are making 100% on my quizzes, you are very impressive indeed!

India's "Father of the Nation" was shot to death in 1948. One of his many famous quotes: "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
India's "Father of the Nation" was shot to death in 1948. One of his many famous quotes: "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."

Questions on Quiz #13

  1. Approximately how much does the typical adult brain weigh?
  2. Which of these records sound waves to show the structure and movement of the heart?
  3. On the Periodic Table of Elements, "Pu" is the symbol for which element?
  4. What is a group of buzzards called?
  5. Who was the first African-American to serve as the United States Secretary of State?
  6. What is "alliumphobia"?
  7. What Nobel Peace Prize winner served as president of Poland from 1990-1995?
  8. Which of these words is derived from the Latin word "arcus"?
  9. In 1915, what caused the RMS Lusitania to sink, killing 1,200 people?
  10. What was a person (or ship) called that was authorized by a government to attack foreign vessels during wartime?
  11. What is the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world?
  12. What is the conversion of open spaces, landscapes, and natural environments by human action called?
  13. What is the measure of human demand on the Earth's ecosystems called?
  14. What is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter called?
  15. "In vitro" is Latin for what?
  16. Monotheism is the belief in the existence of one what?
  17. Who, in 1917, said: "Food will win the war"?
  18. What was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth?
  19. Who was the sculptor that created Mount Rushmore?
  20. Who was the military governor of Panama from 1983 to 1989 removed from power in a United States invasion of Panama?
  21. Who was nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans"?
  22. How were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed in 1953 after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage?
  23. What is an "aerogen"?
  24. Which sculptor did one of the most highly recognized sculptures in the world, "The Thinker"?
  25. Who said: "The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read"?

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