Can You Pass This General Knowledge Quiz While Being Distracted by Pictures of Sexy Women?


By: Jacqueline Samaroo

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Are you a jack of all trades?

General knowledge is sometimes also referred to as common knowledge. Why? Well this could be because ideally it is the information that most people should be aware of to some extent. Maybe you think that a general knowledge quiz would be too easy of a challenge for you (OK, smarty pants). If so, then don't worry, we've added an extra challenge to this already challenging general knowledge quiz. We want to see if you can answer all 40 of these stimulating general knowledge questions while trying not to get distracted to these 40 pictures of sexy women!

As humans, we tend to want to focus on one or two fields that interest us or are required for our jobs. However, general knowledge asks us to not only focus on specific subjects but also learn a bit more about everything else as well! This can include topics such as biology, entertainment, social science, geography, physics, business, literature, history, current news, sports and more! So c'mon, get ready to take on one of your most distracting challenges yet. Let's see if you can stay focused on these general knowledge questions in this quiz and not on these pictures of sexy women. Are you up to the challenge?

Where is the smallest bone in the human body?

The three small but very important bones are located in the human ear, namely: the malleus (hammer), incus (anvil), and the stapes (stirrup). The stapes is the smallest of the three and the smallest bone in the entire body.


How many players are there on a baseball team?

A game of baseball is played between two teams, each composed of nine players. Each team takes turns playing offense and defense, usually for nine innings.


Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the bull?

Taurus is the second astrological sign in the zodiac. Taurus is an earth sign (like Virgo and Capricorn) and is represented by a bull.


Spinach is high in which mineral?

Like many other green, leafy vegetables, spinach contains a significant amount of iron. Spinach also contains a moderate amount of calcium; however, it cannot be readily utilized in the body.


What is the name of Batman's butler?

Alfred Pennyworth is the steadfast butler of the Wayne family and indispensable ally of Batman. He has also serve as Bruce Wayne’s legal guardian following the death of his parents.


Who was known as the Maid of Orleans?

Joan of Arc is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War. Joan of Arc is revered as one of the nine secondary patron saints of France


The average human body contains how many pints of blood?

The amount of blood in the body varies from person to person based on their health, age and most importantly their body size. The average human has between eight and ten pints of blood in their body.


How many rings make up the symbol of the Olympic Games?

The rings are five interlocking rings, colored blue, yellow, black, green and red on a white field. The symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Pierre de Coubertin.


Which US state is the largest?

Alaska is the 49th state of the U.S. and by far the largest; being more than twice the size of the second largest state, Texas. Alaska is also the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated US state.


Which country is home to the kangaroo?

Kangaroos are large marsupials that are indigenous to Australia. They are notable for their powerful hind legs and the fact that they carry their young in a pouch.


Mount Everest is found in which mountain range?

Mount Everest is Earth's highest mountain above sea level. The Himalayas are notable for containing not only Mount Everest but also many of the world’s other highest peaks as well.


Scooby Doo and his friends travel around in which vehicle?

The Mystery Machine is the main transportation of Mystery Inc., the amateur crime-solving group of friends: Scooby-Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Fred Jones, Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley. The van is owned by Fred and primarily driven by him as well.


Which is the fastest land animal?

The cheetah is a large predatory cat and the fastest land animal in the world. The cheetah is capable of sprinting speeds that can even exceed 70 mph (112 km/h).


What is the largest country in the world?

Russia is the largest country in the world by far, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. In fact, Russia is almost two times larger than the second-largest country in the world, Canada.


What is the name of the fairy in Peter Pan?

Tinkerbell was at first only a supporting character in the original play and novel. However, her portrayal in the 1953 film, "Peter Pan," increased her popularity and made her one of Disney’s most recognizable female characters.


What are the first three words of the Bible?

These three words are the start of quite possibly one of the most iconic sentences in Judaism and Christianity. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”


Which U.S. president served the shortest time in office?

William Henry Harrison is notable for being the last president born before the American Revolution. He is also notable for having the shortest time in office because he died of pneumonia just 31 days into his term.


Which is the tallest mammal?

Fully grown giraffes can stand anywhere between 14 and 19 feet tall. In fact, the legs of the giraffe are actually taller than many humans, being 6 feet long!


Hg is the chemical symbol of which element?

Mercury is a metallic chemical element that is easily recognized by its silvery color. It is also notable for being the only metallic element that is liquid at room temperature.


What is a group of lions called?

In a pride of lions, there are usually related females, their young, and then one or two adult males. Approximately 10 or so lions are usually seen in a pride; however, some have been seen with as many as 40.


What was Mohammed Ali's birth name?

Among his many achievements, Muhammad Ali won the World Heavyweight Boxing Championship three times. He also notably won an Olympic gold medal for boxing during the 1960 Summer Olympics.


Which is the largest mammal in the world?

The blue whale is not only the largest living animal in the world but also the largest animal that has ever been on Earth (larger than any known dinosaur). The heaviest recorded weight for a blue whale was 190 tons and the longest length was 110 feet.


The Statue of Liberty was given to the US by which country?

The Statue of Liberty was gifted to the United States by France in 1886. It was intended to represent the friendship that was established between both countries during the American Revolution.


A group of which bird is known as a “murder”?

Crows are notable for being found on every continent (except Antarctica). Crows are some of the most intelligent birds in the world; showing that they have the ability to use sticks and twigs as tools.


Which type of dog has breeds called Scottish, Welsh and Irish?

Terriers are a type of dog that actually has a significant variation in size. The smallest ones can weight as little as 2 lbs., while the largest ones can surpass 70 lbs.


How long did the Hundred Years' War last?

The Hundred Years' War was fought between France and England during the late Middle Ages. The result was a French victory that resulted in England losing almost all of its territories on the European mainland.


Which famous ocean liner sank on her first voyage in 1912?

The RMS Titanic was a British passenger ship that was built by Harland and Wolff ship builders, in Belfast. The ship and its tragic fate are the subject of the award-winning film of the same name.


Which is the largest planet in the solar system?

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet in the Solar System. Jupiter has a mass that is greater than all of the other planets in the solar system combined.


How many legs does a spider have?

Spiders are found worldwide on every continent except for Antarctica. There are over 45,000 known spider species and they rank seventh in total species diversity of all organisms.


Which country was the Caesar salad invented in?

The Caesar salad was invented by Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant who operated restaurants in Mexico and the United States.


Which US city is known as the City of Brotherly Love?

Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States. Philadelphia is also nicknamed “Philly” and "The Athens of America".


How many arms do most starfish have?

Starfish typically have a central body and five arms; however, certain species have a greater number of arms. Starfish can be found all over the world’s oceans, from the seashore to as deep as 20,000 feet.


Entomology is the branch of science that studies what?

Entomology is a branch of zoology that deals with the study of insects. Insects account for more than two-thirds of all known organisms, with approximately 1.3 million species in the world.


In the film "Babe," what type of animal was Babe?

"Babe" is a 1995 Australian-American comedy-drama film directed by Chris Noonan, produced by George Miller. The film is an adaptation of the 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig (also known as "Babe: The Gallant Pig").


In which U.S. state was Tennessee Williams born?

Tennessee Williams was an American playwright who is often considered to be one of the greatest playwrights of 20th-century American drama. His works include: The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire and Sweet Bird of Youth.


Where did Spanish flu originate?

Spanish flu was the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It is thought to have originated in the U.S. state of Kansas and affected approximately 500 million people around the world.


Which planet is the closest to Earth?

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the second-brightest natural object in the night sky after the Moon. Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.


Beverly Hills is a suburb of which U.S. city?

Beverly Hills is a small affluent neighborhood in Los Angeles County, California. Over the years, Beverly Hills has been the home of various celebrities and actors and it has also been featured in many TV shows and movies.


Which is the longest river in Africa?

The Nile is not only the longest river in Africa but it is also oftentimes referred to as the longest river in the world (although it is sometimes debated that the Amazon River is longer). The drainage basin of the Nile covers at least 11 countries and it is the primary water source of Egypt and Sudan.


How many dots are there on a six-sided die?

A regular six-sided die has the numbers; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, on its sides. These six numbers (1+2+3+4+5+6) all add up to 21.


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