Quiz: General Knowledge

General Knowledge
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Introduction

Test your knowledge with a quiz! Five rounds, five questions. Each question lasts a maximum of ten seconds. Will you(w class) manage to answer all the questions? This time the theme is... general knowledge.

Items in this lesson

General Knowledge
QUIZ
five rounds - five questions - ten seconds

Slide 1 - Slide


History
ROUND  1

Slide 2 - Slide


Who was the first president
of the United States?
A
John Adams
B
George Washington
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 3 - Quiz


In which year did the Berlin Wall fall?
A
1985
B
1987
C
1989
D
1991

Slide 4 - Quiz


Which Egyptian queen was
the last pharaoh of Egypt?
A
Nefertiti
B
Hatshepsut
C
Cleopatra
D
Ramses II

Slide 5 - Quiz


What was the name of the parliamentary army that fought against the Royalists
in The English Civil War?
A
The Roundheads
B
The Loyalists
C
The Cavaliers
D
The Royalists

Slide 6 - Quiz


Which great civilisation built the Machu Picchu?
A
Mayas
B
Incas
C
Aztec
D
Olmeken

Slide 7 - Quiz


Geography
ROUND  2

Slide 8 - Slide


Which river runs through Paris?
A
Thames
B
Tiber
C
Rhine
D
Seine

Slide 9 - Quiz


What is the capital of Australia?
A
Sydney
B
Melbourne
C
Brisbane
D
Canberra

Slide 10 - Quiz


Which mountain is the highest in the world?
A
Mount Everest
B
K2
C
Kangchenjunga
D
Lhotse

Slide 11 - Quiz


In which country is the city of Timbuktu located?
A
Niger
B
Mauritanië
C
Mali
D
Burkina Faso

Slide 12 - Quiz


What is the smallest
independent state in the world?
A
Maldives
B
Luxembourg
C
Vatican City
D
San Marino

Slide 13 - Quiz


Science
ROUND  3

Slide 14 - Slide


What is the chemical symbol for silver?
A
Ag
B
Si
C
S
D
Au

Slide 15 - Quiz


Who discovered the law of gravity?
A
Galileo Galilei
B
Isaac Newton
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Albert Einstein

Slide 16 - Quiz


What is the hardest natural substance on earth?
A
Quartz
B
Topaz
C
Gold
D
Diamond

Slide 17 - Quiz


What is the largest planet
in our solar system?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Saturnus
D
Uranus

Slide 18 - Quiz


What do you call the substance we exhale?
A
Oxygen
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Hydrogen
D
Nitrogen

Slide 19 - Quiz


Literature
ROUND  4

Slide 20 - Slide


Who is the author of the
Chronicles of Narnia series?
A
J.R.R. Tolkien
B
J.K. Rowling
C
Philip Pullman
D
C.S. Lewis

Slide 21 - Quiz


Where does the novel
To Kill a Mockingbird
take place?
A
Jackson, Mississippi
B
Atlanta, Georgia
C
Maycomb, Alabama
D
Richmond, Virginia

Slide 22 - Quiz


Who does Mr. Bingley fall in love with
in the book Pride and Prejudice?
A
Elizabeth Bennet
B
Jane Bennet
C
Mary Bennet
D
Kitty Bennet

Slide 23 - Quiz


What is the name of the first book
in the Harry Potter series?
A
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
B
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
C
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
D
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Slide 24 - Quiz


Where does the story of The Little Prince begin?
A
On earth
B
On an asteroid
C
In space
D
In a distant land

Slide 25 - Quiz


Nature & Environment
ROUND  5

Slide 26 - Slide


Which type of waste poses the greatest
threat to marine animals?
A
Plastic flessen
B
Visnetten
C
Microplastics
D
Rietjes

Slide 27 - Quiz


What is the main source of indoor air pollution?
A
Smoking
B
Cooking
C
Pets
D
Cleaning products

Slide 28 - Quiz


What is the world's fastest land animal?
A
Blue wildebeest
B
Gaff rig
C
Lion
D
Cheetah

Slide 29 - Quiz


Which bird can fly backwards?
A
Hummingbird
B
Swallow
C
Canary
D
Jackdaw

Slide 30 - Quiz


What is the scientific
name for humans?
A
Homo erectus
B
Homo sapiens
C
Homo neanderthalensis
D
Homo habilis

Slide 31 - Quiz