Multiple-Choice General Knowledge Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers (#9)

My Quizzes Are Not Designed for Wusses!

This is the ninth in a series of many general knowledge quizzes designed for homeschooled students in upper grade levels.

  • Starting with Quiz #1, take each quiz as many times as necessary until you score 100%, then move on to the next one. There are 25 questions in each quiz, so you can take them quickly. If you are home schooled, or are a home school instructor, you can benefit from my quizzes, as they contain questions you will see on various tests throughout your life.
  • Practice the answers until they become second nature to you. You'll be glad you did.

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Which United States president commissioned their expedition?
Which United States president commissioned their expedition?

George Celino Barnes

He was a very famous gangster in Memphis, Tennessee.  Most people didn't know him by his real name.
He was a very famous gangster in Memphis, Tennessee. Most people didn't know him by his real name.
This is the HMS Beagle in the Straits of Magellan, pencil sketch circa 1900.
This is the HMS Beagle in the Straits of Magellan, pencil sketch circa 1900.

Questions on Quiz #10

  1. What is an Egyptian box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and displayed above ground?
  2. Who was George W. Bush's vice president?
  3. How many United States senators are there?
  4. What is disease of the hair called?
  5. How many rooms are there in the White House?
  6. What created the first tax on individual incomes?
  7. Which Aztec leader wore leopard skins into battle to represent his fearlessness and physical prowess?
  8. What is the period of fetal development from fertilization until delivery called?
  9. What is the medical specialty that diagnoses and treats disorders in the elderly?
  10. What is mentoplasty better known as?
  11. Who was the first Postmaster General?
  12. Who said: "I'm the President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli"?
  13. Which of the following dictators was training to be a priest before becoming a Marxist?
  14. What caused the death of William Masters, best known as part of the Masters & Johnson sexuality research team?
  15. In which year did Neville Chamberlain become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
  16. Which of these is a mathematical term meaning "having similar angles"?
  17. Who was the main antagonist in the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson?
  18. Which of these is the visible mark left by any solid which moves against another?
  19. Which scandal led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon in 1974?
  20. Which of these is NOT a type of waterfall?
  21. What is another name for the Herman Melville House, the author's home during his most productive years?
  22. Who was the only woman to have served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives?
  23. In which of these professions would you find the "leaning toothpick syndrome?"
  24. Who said: "I am not afraid; I was born to do this"?
  25. What was the name of William Lloyd Garrison's anti-slavery newspaper launched in 1831?





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