World Knowledge

World Knowledge

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1.

Where is Fresh Kills, the world's largest landfill site?

Aix en Provence, France
Staten Island, NY, U.S.A
Delphi, Greece
Kyoto, Japan
I don't know
2.

Which of the following constructions is visible from the moon?

The Egyptian Pyramids
The Eiffel Tower
The Great Wall of China
The Taj Mahal
The Statue of Liberty
All of the above
None of the above
I don't know
3.

What country is Africa's leading wine producer?

Morocco
Kenya
Botswana
South Africa
Zimbabwe
I don't know
4.

What country has the largest Muslim community?

Iran
Indonesia
India
Saudi Arabia
The Philippines
I don't know
5.

Germans can earn 5 years in prison for publicly denying _________?

Capitalism
The holocaust
Their history
The right to abortion
I don't know
6.

What country supplies 75% of the world's maple syrup?

U.S.A
Australia
Canada
Russia
Belgium
I don't know
7.

How many times saltier is the Dead Sea than other ocean water?

2
6
9
15
I don't know
8.

What is the capital of New Zealand?

Auckland
Wellington
Kiwi
Adelaide
Christchurch
I don't know
9.

In which country would you visit Mayan ruins, eat lime soup, and buy handcrafted silver jewelry?

Spain
France
Greece
Mexico
The Philippines
I don't know
10.

The Kalahari Desert touches upon which cluster of countries?

Paraguay, Bolivia and Chile
Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya
Jordan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia
Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
I don't know
11.

Approximately how long did it take to build the Great Wall of China?

17 years
70 years
700 years
1700 years
7000 years
I don't know
12.

Guinness beer comes from which country?

Scotland
France
Canada
Ireland
England
I don't know
13.

One-third of all the languages in the world are spoken in which continent?

South America
Asia
Africa
Europe
I don't know
14.

Kiev is the capital of:

Estonia
Ukraine
Russia
Czech Republic
Hungary
I don't know
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