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Round 2 The 2000's Decade
In 2005 which hurricane flooded the city of New Orleans?
Katrina
92%
Dennis
0%
Emily
0%
Rita
4.6%
Round 3 Inventions
Who first patented the ballpoint pen?
László Bíró
87.4%
Louis Pasteur
2.3%
Frank Whittle
3.4%
John DeLorean
1.1%
Round 1 Humans
What is the largest organ of the human body?
The skin
78.2%
The heart
2.3%
The brain
5.7%
The liver
11.5%
Round 2 The 2000's Decade
Which social networking site began in 2004?
Facebook
78.2%
Friendster
0%
Myspace
9.2%
Twitter
8%
Round 2 The 2000's Decade
Which building became the tallest in the world when it opened in 2010?
Burj Khalifa
73.6%
Taipei 101
12.6%
Sears Towers
2.3%
Petronas Towers
6.9%
Round 1 Humans
The smallest bone in the human body is about the size of:
A grain of rice
72.4%
The head of a pin
11.5%
An eyelash
5.7%
A grain of sand
9.2%
Round 4 Composers
Which member of the glam-rock band Queen composed Bohemian Rhapsody and Don't Stop Me Now?
Freddie Mercury
65.5%
Brian May
11.5%
Roger Taylor
3.4%
John Deacon
4.6%
Round 3 Inventions
These were successfully marketed in about 1908 by Thomas Sullivan, a tea and coffee importer from New York
Tea bags
64.4%
Coffee percolators
9.2%
Espresso Machines
5.7%
Iced teas
12.6%
Round 2 The 2000's Decade
Michael Jackson's final album was released in 2001. What was the title?
Invincible
60.9%
Dangerous
19.5%
Thriller
4.6%
Bad
11.5%
Round 4 Composers
This Austrian Composer was known as The Waltz King. He is famous for The Blue Danube Waltz. Who was he?
Johann Strauss II
60.9%
Josef Strauss
9.2%
Eduard Strauss
4.6%
Levi Strauss
10.3%
Round 2 The 2000's Decade
Which attacks by Islamist militant groups took place in 2005?
July 7 London Bombings
59.8%
Madrid Train bombings
20.7%
Mumbai Attacks
12.6%
September 11 Attacks in New York
2.3%
Round 4 Composers
Which composer wrote a series of Marches called Pomp and Circumstance?
Edward Elgar
54%
Benjamin Britten
13.8%
Frederick Delius
5.7%
Gustav Holst
14.9%
Round 3 Inventions
George Schneider applied for a patent for this invention in USA between 1893 and 1900. What was it?
Electric Toaster
50.6%
Electric Kettle
18.4%
Electric Clock
14.9%
Electric Fire
10.3%
Round 3 Inventions
What was invented in June 1908 in Canton, Ohio by department store janitor and occasional inventor James Murray Spangler
Vacuum cleaner
49.4%
Electric screwdriver
8%
Vacuum flask
20.7%
Coat Hooks
12.6%
Round 4 Composers
Who wrote the music for the musical show Hamilton?
Lin-Manuel Miranda
41.4%
Andrew Lloyd Webber
25.3%
Robert Lopez
10.3%
Trey Parker
6.9%
Round 1 Humans
How much does the human eye weigh approximately?
28 grams
37.9%
34 grams
27.6%
4 grams
19.5%
40 grams
12.6%
Round 4 Composers
This composer wrote Alexander's Ragtime Band and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails. Who was he?
Irving Berlin
34.5%
Aaron Copland
16.1%
Elmer Bernstein
10.3%
George Gershwin
27.6%
Round 3 Inventions
This food item was invented in 1937 by Ruth Graves Wakefield in the town of Whitman, Massachusetts. What was it?
Chocolate chips
26.4%
Cornflakes
26.4%
Marshmallows
33.3%
Dime bars
9.2%
Round 1 Humans
What is the only living tissue within the human body that does not contain blood vessels?
The cornea
23%
The ear
2.3%
The fingernail
23%
Human hair
47.1%
Round 1 Humans
What percentage of the human body is water?
66%
17.2%
50%
1.1%
75%
32.2%
80%
48.3%
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