Quiz: Can You Ace This Mixed General Knowledge Quiz If We Give You Hints?
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Can You Ace This Mixed General Knowledge Quiz If We Give You Hints?
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

Plenty of people are one-hit-wonders when it comes to knowing everything about a topic. They dive into something about which they are passionate, whether it's sports, TV, history or science, and pride themselves on an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject. While such passion is admirable, the trivia master of all trades is much less common.

This quiz is for the knowledge buffs, those who love the act of learning so much that it transcends subject matter. If you know as much about the greatest moments in entertainment history as you do about WWI, then this just might be the quiz for you.

Of course, acing a quiz like this won't come easy; you'll have to think way back to the stuff you learned in school, recall classics of American literature, add in a few global brand icons and some mindless television trivia, and top it all with a touch of current events to earn a score worth bragging about to your friends.

Think you've got what it takes to breeze through these questions and show off the breadth of your knowledge? Take our quiz to prove it!

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In what year did the U.S. get its 50th state?
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Everyone loves Betty White, but do you remember which show made her famous?
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Who came up with this famous formula E=MC squared?
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In what year did Neil Armstrong take one giant leap?
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Which of these is not one of Marge and Homer Simpson's children?
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Which of these is Johannes Gutenberg famous for inventing?
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What name did the southern states take during the Civil War?
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In what year did the U.S. inaugurate its first black President?
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Which great American novel featured a narrator named Scout?
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What is the symbol for gold on the periodic table?
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The Pearl Harbor attack took place during this war.
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In what year did Ford introduce‚Äč the first Mustang?
13 of 40
How many ounces are in a cup?
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So, who shot J.R. on the classic show, "Dallas"?
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The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand set off this war.
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From which city did the Beatles originate?
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September 11 is a somber date in U.S. history due to a terrorist attack during this year.
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Which of these songs didn't appear on Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album?
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How many centimeters are there in an inch?
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Which writer penned the classic, "Jane Eyre"?
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Which amendment gave women the right to vote in the U.S.?
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This city is the capital of Australia.
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How many bones are in the human body?
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In what city is the Eiffel Tower located?
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The Sumerian people, who lived in this modern-day country, developed the first written language.
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In what year did George Washington become president?
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Which of these is NOT one of the five Kingdoms of life?
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Four planes were hijacked on 9/11/01. They crashed in New York, Washington, D.C., and this state.
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Which city is the birthplace of Coca-Cola?
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Which president is not seen on Mt. Rushmore?
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Which actress starred in the 1939 classic, "The Wizard of Oz"?
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What is Jonas Salk famous for inventing?
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The discovery of the Rosetta Stone allowed for the translation of this language for the first time.
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Cleopatra died during this year.
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Which of these cities is the capital of Canada?
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Which of these was not a Brady kid?
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Who were the colonists fighting during the American Revolution?
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How many teeth does the average adult have?
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