FULL QUESTION AND ANSWER LIST
What is a country that has a moon on its flag? Algeria, Azerbaijan, Comoros, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. What is a US state capital city named after a president? Lincoln(Nebraska), Madison(Wisconsin), Jackson(Mississippi), Jefferson city(Missouri). What is a way there can be a draw in chess? Insufficient material, stalemate, by agreement, by repetition or by the 50 move rule. What is a word that has two consecutive u’s? Vacuum, muumuu, residuum, continuum. What is a word in the English language that only exists as plurals? Glasses, trousers, pants, goggles, scissors, jeans. (There are more, if unsure google) What is a country with the exact same name as its’ capital? (Countries such as Mexico with the capital Mexico city don't count because it is not exactly the same.) Djibouti, Luxembourg, Monaco, San Marino, Singapore, Vatican City. Humans have more senses than the traditional 5, can you name one? Balance, time, direction, humour, hunger, thirst, proprioception(knowing where your body parts are),pain and itch(not classified as feel). (There are more, if unsure google) What is a country that has the word ‘and’ in their name? Antigua and Barbuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sāo Tomé and Príncipe, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago. Name an English word that ends with the suffix -dous. Hazardous, horrendous, stupendous, tremendous. (There are more, if unsure google) What is a country that goes through the equator? Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati. What is the name of a time period when dinosaurs walked on the earth? Triassic period, Jurassic period, Cretaceous period and the Mesozoic period. What is one of the 6 kingdoms of living things (forms that life comes in) according to the 1998 Cavalier-Smith? Animalia(Animals), plantae(plants), bacteria, fungi, disease (protista), moulds (chromista). What is the name of a crystalline substance or a monosaccharide that makes up sugar? Clue: they all end in the suffix: '-ose'. Glucose (Dextrose), fructose, lactose, sucrose, maltose, galactose. What is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world according to American society of civil engineering? Channel Tunnel, CN Tower, Empire State Building, Golden Gate Bridge, Itaipu Dam, Netherland North Sea protection work and the Panama Canal. What is a country that borders Hungary? Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Austria. What is an age in human history named after a material? Stone age, Iron age, bronze age. Name a ball sport that you don’t win by scoring the most points. Dodgeball, golf, snooker, pool. Name something made of pure carbon. Graphite, diamond, fullerenes, graphene, carbon nanotubes. (there are more ,if unsure Google) Name a European country's national holiday not based on winning independence. Bastille Day (France), St Patrick’s Day (Ireland), St George’s Day (England), German Unity Day (Germany), Fiesta Nacional de Espana (Spain) (These are the most well known ones) Google for lesser known national holidays) Name a civilization that a) lasted for over 400 years and b) fell before the rise of the Ancient Greek civilization. Sumerians, Babylonians, Minoan, Indus Valley, Akkadian.