Multiple-Choice General Knowledge Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers (#18)

What was the person called who owned Ancient Roman Gladiators before they were owned by the Emperor?
What was the person called who owned Ancient Roman Gladiators before they were owned by the Emperor?

Challenging!

You should find this quiz a bit of a challenge, but hopefully you will learn from it, as that is the goal. I have included questions on archaeology, science, history, space, and many other topics.

I hope those of you who are home schooled are finding these quizzes helpful. All of the questions that appear on the next quiz are listed within the body of this article, although I have not included the answers.

As always, good luck!

What Is the Fear of Thunder and Lightning Called?

This is the stage that Monarch butterflies go through that some insects DON'T go through during "incomplete metamorphosis".
This is the stage that Monarch butterflies go through that some insects DON'T go through during "incomplete metamorphosis".

Rendering of a "Compass Rose"

Between the orbit of which two planets would you find the Asteroid Belt?
Between the orbit of which two planets would you find the Asteroid Belt?
These square-pyramidal barriers were used extensively by all sides in World War II in an effort to impede the movement of enemy forces.  What were they called?
These square-pyramidal barriers were used extensively by all sides in World War II in an effort to impede the movement of enemy forces. What were they called?

Questions on Quiz #19

  1. What was Daniel Boone's father's name?
  2. Which of these words would be considered the opposite of extant?
  3. Which prolific writer published four novels under the name Richard Bachman?
  4. Musically speaking, what is a "nonet"?
  5. People working in which industry would be the most familiar with the name Voorhies Trahan?
  6. Which of these disasters produces "tephra"?
  7. The Pony Express used a series of what to get mail delivered across the country by horseback?
  8. Which of the following does NOT refer to a type of mushroom?
  9. Which of the following titles is appropriate for Queen Elizabeth II?
  10. What is the ability of a body to store an electric charge called?
  11. What is the furnace called for the firing of ceramics?
  12. "Hessian" is a type of woven cloth that is known by what name in the United States and Canada?
  13. "Veni, vidi, vici" is a Latin phrase meaning what?
  14. Which President of the United States was president of Princeton University before elected to office?
  15. What is the apparent force called that draws a rotating body away from the center of rotation?
  16. What is "emetophobia"?
  17. A "brioche" is which of these?
  18. What is the proper term for surgical repair of the nose?
  19. Who founded the Special Olympics?
  20. Etiology is the study of what?
  21. Musically speaking, what is a music piece called that is written for the night?
  22. Who is historically credited with saying: "I never did a day's work in my life, it was all fun"?
  23. Which of these is the world's largest gulf?
  24. Which country owns Easter Island, which is located east of French Polynesia?
  25. What is an organization called that is made up of businesses that band together to eliminate competition?

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