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This quiz asks questions which contain common misconceptions.

Try to avoid answering the common misconception.

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#1. What was the main language of ancient Egypt?

Egyptian. Common mistake: Arabic

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#2. According to the bible who is the immaculate conception?

Mary. Common mistake: Jesus

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#3. What is the capital of New York State?

Albany. Common mistake: New York City

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#4. What is the tallest mountain from base to tip in the world?

Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Common mistake: Mount Everest is the highest but not tallest.

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#5. What is the gas that humans breathe in the most?

Nitrogen. Common mistake: Oxygen

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#6. What does Sushi mean?

Sour rice. Common mistake: Raw fish

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#7. Who was the first man in space?

Yuri Gagarin. Common mistake: Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.

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#8. According to the bible, what bird did Noah release first?

A raven. Common mistake: A dove

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#9. What country elected the first female Prime Minister?

Sri Lanka, Sirimavo Bandaranaike became Sri Lankan Prime Minister 1960, 19 years before Margaret Thatcher. Common mistake: England

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#10. What fraction of a second is a nano second?

A billionth. Common mistake: Thousandth

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#11. What nationality was Cleopatra?

Greek. Common mistake: Egyptian

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#12. Where was the fortune cookie invented?

USA (also accepted Japan – debated). Common mistake: China

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#13. Electronics company Samsung is based in which country?

South Korea. Common mistake: Japan

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#14. Which planet in our solar system would be the hottest to stand on?

Venus. Common mistake: Mercury

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#15. What is the lightest chemical element?

Hydrogen. Common mistake: Helium

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#16. What does A.D. stand for in the terms of it is 200 A.D.?

Anno Domini. Common mistake: After death

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#17. What is the capital city of Brazil?

Brasilia. Common mistake: Rio de Janeiro

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#18. What was the first animal in space?

A dog. Common mistake: A monkey

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#19. In which country is the largest pyramid in the world?

Mexico. Common mistake: Egypt

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#20. In the UK, how many hours do you have to wait before filing a missing persons report.

0. Common Mistake: 24. The UK government website has gone to the length of stating in large type, “You don’t have to wait 24 hours before contacting the police.” to help debunk this misconception.

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FULL QUESTION AND ANSWER LIST
What was the main language of ancient Egypt?
Answer: Egyptian
Common mistake: Arabic

According to the bible who is the immaculate conception?
Answer: Mary
Common mistake: Jesus.

What is the capital of New York State?
Answer: Albany
Common mistake: New York City.

What is the tallest mountain from base to tip in the world?
Answer: Mauna Kea in Hawaii
Common mistake: Mount Everest. While Mount Everest is the highest from sea level Mauna Kea is taller from base to tip.

What is the gas that humans breathe in the most?
Answer: Nitrogen
Common mistake: Oxygen.

What does Sushi mean?
Answer: Sour rice
Common mistake: Raw fish.

Who was the first man in space?
Answer: Yuri Gagarin
Common mistake: Neil Armstrong.

According to the bible what bird did Noah release first?
Answer: A raven
Common mistake: A dove.

What country elected the first female Prime Minister?
Answer: Sri Lanka
Common mistake: England.

What fraction of a second is a nano second?
Answer: A billionth
Common mistake: Thousandth.

What nationality was Cleopatra?
Answer: Greek
Common mistake: Egyptian.

Where was the fortune cookie invented?
Answer: USA (also accepted Japan - debated)
Common mistake: China.

The electronic company Samsung was founded and is headquartered in which country?
Answer: South Korea
Common mistake: Japan.

If it were humanly possible to stand on every planet, which planet would be the hottest to stand on?
Answer: Venus
Common mistake: Mercury.

What is the lightest chemical element?
Answer: Hydrogen
Common mistake: Helium.

What does A.D. stand for in the terms of it is 200 A.D.?
Answer: Anno Domini
Common mistake: After death

What is the capital city of Brazil?
Answer: Brasilia
Common mistake: Rio de Janeiro.

What was the first animal in space?
Answer: A dog
Common mistake: A monkey.

In which country is the largest pyramid in the world?
Answer: Mexico
Common mistake: Egypt.

Why is the bone in your arm nicknamed the funny bone?
Answer: The bone is called the humerus
Common mistake: It feels funny when you hit it
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