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Multiple-Choice General Knowledge Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers (#13)

Updated on January 10, 2014
Do you know what a group of buzzards is called?
Do you know what a group of buzzards is called?

How's Your "Rote Memory" Bank Coming Along?

This is the 13th quiz, and I have barely scratched the surface of any subject, so hang on, and be sure that the quizzes will continue. It takes me an entire day to put together a quiz, so I hope you are finding them enlightening and entertaining.

In order to get you ready for the next quiz, I have listed the questions (without the answers, of course) below in case you need to "brush up"!

Good luck!

Have you ever wondered how much a typical human adult brain weighs?
Have you ever wondered how much a typical human adult brain weighs?

Questions on Quiz #14

  1. In October, 2013, what country in West Africa withdrew from the Commonwealth of Nations?
  2. Which President of the United States gave the first televised White House address?
  3. What are "petition mills"?
  4. Which of these is NOT an estuary?
  5. What does "hypoxia" refer to?
  6. What Scottish-American industrialist wrote "The Gospel of Wealth" in 1889?
  7. Which of these phrases does NOT loosely describe "quid pro quo".
  8. In which region of the United States would you find the Blue Mountains?
  9. What is "myrmecophobia"?
  10. What is a group of grasshoppers called?
  11. What does "deleterious" mean?
  12. What is a "peak flow meter" used for?
  13. What is another name for "Doxyribonucleic acid"?
  14. What is "Geheime Staatspolizei" better known as?
  15. In regard to theater productions, what is a "protagonist?"
  16. If you are referred to as "nanocephalous" what do you have?
  17. To say that something is "endemic" is to say that it is what?
  18. What is the scientific study of interactions among organisms and their environment called?
  19. "Computus" is the calculation of which of these on a Gregorian calendar?
  20. What is cell division during which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes called?
  21. Which of these is the study of sociocultural differences and similarities?
  22. In Algebra, what are "integers?"
  23. What is the capital of Argentina?
  24. What is the path called that an object makes as it circles another object?
  25. Which of these is the best definition of "aberration?"


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