Quiz 137a -
1 - Which country has
the world's largest Muslim population?
2 - When did the Euro
banknotes and coins officially become currency in Europe?
January 1st, 2002
3 - Which language does
the word "safari" originate from?
4 - In the American
Presidential Election, the state of California is worth 55 points in the
Electoral College system, which state is next most important with a
total of 34 points?
5 - What is the
official language of Pakistan?
6 - Lake Volta is the
largest reservoir in the world (2006) and is located in which country?
7 - What does 3G mean
in the mobile phone ads?
8 - Which organisation
has the motto: Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity?
9 - What is a more
common name for a polygraph?
10 - Before the Euro,
the Irish Punt was divided into 100 what?
11 - Of all the -ologies
(study of), which has the shortest name?
Oology, the study (and
collecting) of eggs
12 - What do the
following words have in common: aspirin, bakelite, breathalyzer,
cellophane, escalator, frisbee, heroin, jacuzzi, styrofoam, tarmac,
They were all
13 - What does the 'mp'
stand for in mp3 players?
Moving Picture (MP3 is
short for MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 and MPEG is Moving Picture Experts Group)
14 - What is the
Sanskrit word for 'union'?
15 - Which country has,
by far, the most universities?
India has over 7000,
the US comes second with over 4000
16 - The streets of
Atlantic City, New Jersey, were used in the original version of what?
17 - What is Sirimavo
Bandaranaike's claim to fame?
The first woman Prime
Minister in the World (Sri Lanka)
18 – What is 'ataxia'?
Loss of muscle
19 – Who was England
football manager before Terry Venables?
- What did Valentina Tereshkova do in 1963 that propelled her to fame?
Became the first woman in space
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