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Not Like This
  Not Like This   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Symbols That Have Lost Their Original Context
Symbols can represent a person, an organisation, a religion or a political ideology far better than words. Sometimes with a subsequent use of the same symbol, the next use can dominate, losing the original meaning. Here are ten such cases.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Mar 22 24
1nn1 gold member
Mar 22 24
509 plays
  Unusual   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's not unusual to be intrigued by uniqueness. Let's take a look at some unusual things across various subjects.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Nov 20 23
RedHook13 gold member
Nov 20 23
214 plays
  All or None    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Yes or no. High or low. There are five pairs of antonyms in this quiz and ten clues to match them with. The clue will lead you to an answer that is or has one of the words in it.
Average, 10 Qns, Midget40, Jan 20 24
Midget40 gold member
Jan 20 24
389 plays
  Schoolyard Taunts, Rhymes, and Songs 3   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As both a child and as a teacher, I've become familiar with playground vernacular. Can you remember your grade school protocol? All references are American.
Average, 10 Qns, czolgolz, May 13 21
May 13 21
13794 plays
  I Hear an Echo   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A "Double Words" Brain Teaser
There are many words that contain repeating syllables or words to 'echo' the original sound. Examples are the Dodo, Bamm Bamm from 'The Flintstones' and many more. All are Fill In the Blank answers. No punctuation necessary. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Feb 09 23
Jennifer5 gold member
Feb 09 23
313 plays
  Landing On Your Feet   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you drop a cat, it will twist and land on its feet to avoid injury. In human terms, someone who has landed on their feet has had a sudden stroke of fortune that has changed their lives.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Oct 01 18
Oct 01 18
2813 plays
  We Go Together Like Bacon and Eggs   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Words Often Seen Together
This is a quiz on ten well known groups of words that are almost always seen together. I'll give you the first part - you give me its partner. Have fun :)
Easier, 10 Qns, Creedy, Dec 09 22
Creedy gold member
Dec 09 22
3565 plays
  Death and Taxes   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
YOU MUST TAKE THIS QUIZ! (At least according to one author, who cited death and taxes as the only two certainties in life.) Nine questions about death, nine about taxes, and two about both. It shouldn't be too taxing, if you're not brain dead.
Average, 20 Qns, Correspondguy, Aug 26 17
Aug 26 17
2597 plays
  Beat The Crooks: Crime Prevention For All   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
There's always someone ready to part you from your hard-earned cash. Test how well prepared you are to avoid the attentions of criminals.
Easier, 15 Qns, darksplash, Jun 04 20
Jun 04 20
3682 plays
  Complete the Threesome   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
I will give you two names and you need to complete the trio.
Easier, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 26 17
Aug 26 17
1872 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who had the nickname of "Old Blood and Guts"?

From Quiz "General Knowledge - With a Twist"

  Anything You Can Quiz, I Can Quiz Better!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am not only going to make this claim - I am going to prove it: I have taken the best ten quizzes from the January 2012 FunTrivia site rankings and written an extra question for each of them. Come along as we celebrate the best of the best!
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Aug 26 17
WesleyCrusher editor
Aug 26 17
4092 plays
  They Just Go Together: Part II   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some examples of people, cartoons and things that just go together (eg: pepper and salt). Try your hand at identifying these combinations from the clue that is given.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, zambesi, Jan 09 24
Very Easy
Jan 09 24
1580 plays
  They Just Go Together: Part III   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some examples of people, cartoons, companies and things that just go together (eg: pepper and salt). Try your hand at identifying these combinations from the clue that is given.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, zambesi, Aug 26 17
Very Easy
Aug 26 17
1751 plays
  They Just Go Together: Part I   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are some examples of people, cartoons and things that just go together (eg: pepper and salt). Try your hand at identifying these combinations from the clue that is given.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, zambesi, Aug 26 17
Very Easy
Aug 26 17
1443 plays
  Sign Of The Tines   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
A list of words ending in "tine". Simply match them to the correct definition.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Aug 18 20
480154st gold member
Aug 18 20
596 plays
  A QI Special   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is based on the myth-busting, devilishly tricky quiz show that is QI. Sit back and look at some of those "classic" quiz facts which aren't as true as you think. Much of the factual information is taken from "The Book of General Ignorance".
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Jan 30 19
doublemm gold member
Jan 30 19
1631 plays
  First on the Block - 50s and 60s   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Dear Dad's intrigue with new products often branded us the "first family" on the block to own, whether we could afford it or not. Match the 50s-60s product with its brief clue. Join me for the walk down memory lane.
Easier, 10 Qns, researcher53, Aug 26 17
Aug 26 17
777 plays
  Simon Says...   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A popular game for children is "Simon Says". So come along boys and girls, and play this quiz with Simon.
Easier, 10 Qns, leith90, Apr 23 21
leith90 gold member
Apr 23 21
2530 plays
  Everything You Know is Wrong   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Inspired by BBC TV's "QI" I thought I'd write a quiz to challenge a few commonly held beliefs. Usually the most obvious answer is the wrong one.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 26 17
Very Difficult
Snowman gold member
Aug 26 17
3934 plays
  Hobbies - the "No Worries!" Way   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Our team members would like to tell you about their interests and hobbies, past and present. Some of them may surprise you. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, windrush, Aug 26 17
windrush gold member
Aug 26 17
857 plays
  General Trivia Junk III (Version 2.0)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In this renovated quiz, I have expanded it to 10 questions and rewritten the questions to give each a connection to "junk" or one of its synonyms.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jan 17 23
bernie73 gold member
Jan 17 23
450 plays
  Looney Tunes Title Puns and Gags editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many Looney Tunes titles are puns or gags based on cultural references less familiar today than when the cartoons were made over 50 years ago. See if you get the reference; if not, I'll educate you. You don't need to have seen the cartoons to play.
Tough, 10 Qns, PauFlP, Aug 26 17
Aug 26 17
3245 plays
  They Just Go Together: Part VIII    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Here is a mixture of things or people that just go together. Try your hand at identifying these duos.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Mar 10 19
Very Easy
Mar 10 19
1166 plays
  They Just Go Together: Part VII    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Here is a mixture of things or people that just go together. Try your hand at identifying these duos.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Feb 28 19
Very Easy
Feb 28 19
1151 plays
  That's One in the Eye! editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People Getting the Upper Hand
Some people go to great and unusual lengths to regain the upper hand.
Average, 10 Qns, smpdit, Dec 08 22
Dec 08 22
263 plays
  They Call It 420    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The number 420 has become synonymous with cannabis in some subcultures and has even become the motto of legalization movements. In this vein, my 420th quiz is about some people who have popularly been associated with cannabis in some way.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, May 17 21
480154st gold member
May 17 21
498 plays
  Nine Reindeer and One Dog   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Different personalities choose their favorite reindeer...and a dog who thinks he is a reindeer. Interesting info uses for many reindeer tidbits. Can you match the Reindeer name to the description?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Allison03, Aug 26 17
Very Easy
Aug 26 17
542 plays
  Rhyme and Reason   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you a question as the clue, then one of the four options will give a word that rhymes with it; eg. given clue - the UK band that had the hit "Tiger Feet" = Mud. Correct clue; A fluid that runs through the body (Blood).
Average, 10 Qns, huw27, Jan 09 24
Jan 09 24
3152 plays
  General Knowledge - With a Twist    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
There's a theme here, and once you catch on, things will go much faster.
Tough, 25 Qns, jcmttt, Jan 10 21
jcmttt gold member
Jan 10 21
7440 plays
  (Zodiac) Signs of the Times   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You're probably familiar with the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Astrological associations aside (or perhaps not), see if you can match each of the given signs to the correct description.
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Aug 26 17
eburge gold member
Aug 26 17
580 plays
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Thematic Unique Ideas Trivia Questions

1. What American state's flag has an unusual shape (not a square or rectangle)?

From Quiz

Answer: Ohio

Ohio is the only American state to have a flag that is not rectangular or square in shape. Ohio's flag is considered to be a triangular swallowtail shape. It consists of a blue chevron on the hoist side of the flag containing 17 stars (representing its order of admission) and a red letter O with a white typeface. The remainder of the flag consists of three red and two white stripes that stretch from the chevron towards the narrow end of the swallowtail. The flag was designed by architect John Eisenmann in 1901 and was adopted by Ohio the following year.

2. Miyamoto Musashi was a samurai famed for dueling. In his most famous duel what did he make his wooden sword out of, in order to defeat his opponent who had brought along a longer than average sword?

From Quiz That's One in the Eye!

Answer: Oar

In 1612 Miyamoto Musashi agreed to fight a duel with the Shogun's martial arts sensai Sasaki Kojiro. Kojiro was the epitome of a samurai and prided himself on his image as a warrior following the code of bushido. Musashi was only concerned with not being beaten. The duel took place on an island that Musashi travelled to by boat; arriving late and wearing scruffy clothes, he achieved his aim of irritating the punctual, impeccably attired Kojiro, thus putting him off balance. In order to attain an advantage Kojito fought with a sword made to be slightly longer than standard. Aware of this, Musashi is said to have fashioned himself a longer bokken, a wooden sword, from his oar and regained the advantage and won the duel, killing Kojito and preserving his unbeaten record. Miyamoto Musashi is the author of 'The Book of Five Rings' a book centered around the art of war. He has a record of fighting and winning 61 duels.

3. Which Spanish painter from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century first produced a work entitled "The Nude Maja", then followed it up with a painting entitled "The Clothed Maja"?

From Quiz Clinically Undressed

Answer: Francisco Goya

Francisco Goya (1746-1827), is perhaps best known for his disturbing depictions of war and deprivation during the Napoleonic occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. Art historians regard "The Nude Maja" as one of the first depictions of the female nude that was not associated with a historical event, legend or myth. While it is unknown whether or not Goya intended for the paintings to be hung together, they can be seen today at Madrid's El Prado museum where they hang side by side.

4. Several presidents of USA have past associations with cannabis, but which was quite open about it when he declared, "When I was a kid, I inhaled. That was the point."?

From Quiz They Call It 420

Answer: Barack Obama

Obama has talked several times about smoking marijuana, especially during his time at college. George W. Bush hasn't admitted smoking pot, but when secretly taped by one of his father's aides, the unfortunately named Doug Wead, he said, "I wouldn't answer the marijuana question. "You know why? 'Cause I don't want some little kid doing what I tried." Clinton admitted to smoking marijuana while a student at Oxford University in UK, but continued by saying he didn't like it and he didn't inhale. Reagan is the odd one out here as he was very anti pot, saying marijuana was "probably the most dangerous drug in the United States today" during his 1980 election campaign. There are several tales regarding early presidents such as George Washington, James Madison and Thomas Jefferson talking of their pot smoking days, but whilst it is true that these men certainly grew hemp, the stories of them smoking it all seem to originated in the 1970s or later. In fact Thomas Jefferson's supposed quote that "Some of my finest hours have been spent on my back veranda, smoking hemp and observing as far as my eye can see" didn't start circulating until the early 2000s and the non-profit organisation that runs Monticello, Jefferson's Virginia home, assert that the quote does not appear in any of Jefferson's official writings, and first appeared online in 2008.

5. The 2009 film, "The Damned United" covered Brian Clough's 44 day reign as manager of which football club?

From Quiz It's A Damn Quiz

Answer: Leeds United

Brian Clough took over from Don Revie as manager of Leeds United when Revie departed to become manager of the England national team in 1974, but Clough's appointment was highly controversial with the majority of fans not welcoming him due to his previous criticism of both Revie and the team, about who he had referred to as "dirty" and "cheats". The dissatisfaction voiced by the fans and the players themselves, after Clough told them at their initial meeting, "The first thing you can do for me is throw your medals in the bin because you've never won anything fairly; you've done it by cheating" led to Clough being sacked by the club after just 44 days in charge, and replaced by Bolton Wanderers manager, Jimmy Armfield.

6. Which Serbian superstar tennis player has been given the nickname "Joker" due to his antics and very accurate impressions of other tennis players off the court?

From Quiz Jokers Wild

Answer: Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic was discovered by Yugoslavian tennis coach Jelena Genčić who also discovered former champions like Goran Ivanisević and Monica Seles. After turning professional in 2003, he made his first Grand Slam final in the U.S. Open in 2007 where he lost to Roger Federer. His first Grand Slam final victory came the following year in the Australian Open against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Between 2008 and 2016 he won twelve Grand Slams and has won each of the four Grand Slams at least once. Djokovic is well known for doing impressions of a number of tennis players such as Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and John McEnroe in front of crowds during various tournaments. His "Joker" nickname is well earned.

7. Which celestial body is no longer classified as it once was?

From Quiz Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch..Changes.

Answer: Pluto

Pluto was at one time considered one of the nine planets of our solar system, now relegated to "dwarf planet" in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union due to its relative size in comparison to Eris discovered in 2005 and 27% larger. So now we have eight actual recognized planets around the sun and a couple of very large space rocks. Oh well. Pluto and Goofy are still my favorite Disney dogs.

8. Which jailbird landed on his feet to become a country music superstar after he was heard singing along in concert to a well-established singer?

From Quiz Landing On Your Feet

Answer: Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard was horn in Oildale, California, and died in Palo Cedro, California, on April 6 2016 - his 79th birthday. Haggard learnt to play guitar at a young age, but he also got into a lot of trouble and spent periods of time in detention centres. In between these spells, Haggard was heard singing along at a Lefty Frizzell concert and a career in music began. Haggard was active on the country music scene for some 50 years from 1960. In that time he topped the Billboard ~Country charts on just short of 40 occasions. Among those hits were the well-known "Okie From Muskogee" and "The Fightin' Side of Me", a song that kicked back at the many anti-Vietnam War songs of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

9. Burning the stone, that is impossible I thought. There is one exception though, where would you find it?

From Quiz Burning the Stone

Answer: in the sport of curling

The sport of curling involves sending heavy stones down a length of ice. Team members armed with brooms go ahead of the stone and try to make as smooth a passage as possible. "Burning the stone" is when a broom touches the stone, which is against the rules.

10. "Spangles", our Barbershop Choir, Has baritones, sopranos and higher, We all love to sing, Dressed up in our bling, Sparkling in evening attire. While we're on the subject, in musical terms what is a Triad?

From Quiz Hobbies - the "No Worries!" Way

Answer: Three notes played or sung together making a chord

After moving to Spain several years ago, a friend and I started Spangles, having previously sung together in Barbershop in the UK. Much of my spare time is spent singing with this harmony chorus. We perform locally, and also compete internationally at Barbershop Choir conventions. A Triad is indeed a Chinese gang, but to my knowledge they don't all sing/play music together, and the correct term for the other two options is trio. Question supplied by Possum1

11. I've recently put in a goat and a sheep into my machine. What do you think came out?

From Quiz What is THAT?

Answer: Geep

This combination is very rare because goats and sheep belong to different genera. Sheep are of the Ovis while goats belong to Capra, and because of these gene differences, most geeps are stillborn.

12. All British schoolchildren will know the answer to this! Who did not stop trying after watching a spider repeatedly attempt to build a web?

From Quiz Don't Stop Trying

Answer: Robert the Bruce

Legend has it that Robert the Bruce (1274 - 1329) was hiding in a cave following a defeat in battle. He was seriously thinking about giving up on his fight for Scotland, when he saw a spider trying to build a web. Several times the wee beastie swung and missed, but it never gave up and eventually the web was completed. Inspired by the spider, Robert the Bruce carried on and became Robert 1 of Scotland in 1309 and ruled until his death in 1329.

13. Which President served in the United States Senate?

From Quiz Which President: Obama or Santos?

Answer: Obama

Barack Obama served as United States Senator for Illinois between January 2005 and November 2008, resigning his position upon being elected President. Before Obama, John Kennedy was the most recent Senator to be elevated to the Presidency. Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson were both former Senators but had a break in their careers before being elected to the highest office in the land. The fictional Matthew Santos served three terms in the House of Representatives, representing Texas' 18th congressional district. A minor plot point during his primary campaign is made of Josh (Santos' campaign director) trying to get people to refer to him as "the Congressman" instead of just "Matt".

14. What on Earth is a spurtle?

From Quiz Children of Terra Ask: What On Earth Is It?

Answer: A stick for stirring oatmeal

When I'm in garb as a 16th century Scottish hielander, my spurtle is tucked in my waist in case there will be a pot of parritch, aka porridge, aka oatmeal being cooked up. A true spurtle is quite literally a stick - if it has a flattened end, it's a spatula. If it has a rounded flattened end, it's a spoon. A wise woman knows not to stir counterclockwise (widdershins), because that's the devil's direction. She will stir clockwise, aka sunwise, with her right hand to make it proper. As noted, a flat "spoon" is a spatula. It came into terminology about the same time as spurtle. As far as I know, the term is not a leaky faucet, but your local plumber could better answer that... Nor is it a term used at all in the TMNT world... but I could be wrong! Heh! (babsr)

15. From Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven", can you remind me what word is missing? "Once upon a ___ dreary . . . "

From Quiz Help Jog This Old Man's Memory

Answer: Midnight

When I was in the eighth grade we had to memorize this complete poem. It haunted me then and still does.

16. After graduating as valedictorian at West Point, which future Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO attended the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship?

From Quiz The Wesley Crusher

Answer: General Wesley Clark

Wesley Clark was born Wesley Kanne in Chicago on December 23, 1944. After his father's death in 1948, his mother remarried Viktor Clark, who raised Wesley as his own and adopted him on Wesley's 16th birthday. The valedictorian of his class at West Point, Clark won a Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University in England in his senior year. He completed his degree in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program at Magdalen College at the University of Oxford in August 1968. After serving as Supreme Allied Commander for NATO in Kosovo from 1997 to 2000, General Clark retired from military service. Wesley Merritt was a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. Major General W.O. West was a fictional Air Force general that oversaw experiments with an ancient artifact found in Egypt that produced a wormhole that allowed teams to explore the universe. Once the artifact, known as the Stargate from the movie and TV show "Stargate", connected to Abydos, Maj. Gen. West militarized the program. General William Westmoreland was a retired United States Army four-star general, who commanded U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak, 1964-1968, and later served as U.S. Army chief of staff from 1968 to 1972. Question by MiraJane.

17. Had to put up Auntie Nora, who always had to be the first in everything. If there was a line, she was the first person in it. We called her what?

From Quiz Upping the Ante

Answer: Auntie Cedent

Antecedent means coming before, as in a line, in time, in a phrase, or an event in history. Aunt Nora was the first aunt to pass away as well. I think she wanted it that way.

18. What was the resulting problem of the first electric, rotating tub washing machine, which was introduced in the early 1900s?

From Quiz "This is the way we..."

Answer: The dripping water onto the motor caused short circuits and electric shocks

"This is the way we wash our clothes..." From pounding clothing with rocks at the water's edge; to dragging clothes in a bag dropped in the ocean; to the washtubs and scrubbing boards; to the first washing machines that caused short circuits and electrics shocks from unprotected motors; to the first wwooden tubs rather than coppper barrel ones, to the introduction of the agitator and the wringers, the washing machine of the twenty-first century has evolved. It is now the highly functional, sleek, brightly colored, push button, or dial twisted, gentle, regular or super, whites, or permanent press machine. It has low, medium, and full water levels. A separate cavity for bleach, and many with an automatic safety lid that can not be opened while the machine spins keeps us from motor shocks and burns of long ago. No longer is the muscle strength needed that once operated scrubbing boards and hand-wringing water from clothes at the wash tub for optimum laundry results. Doing the Monday wash is now just about a "one finger, push, or twist event". A special thanks to the Beatty Brothers of Ontario, Canada who were the first to produce an agitator washing machine, and were later followed in the United States by the Maytag Company. ..."so early on Monday morning".

19. Ouch, I've got a boil. Always a painful affliction. Our old English ancestors thought you should apply a poultice and then put the used dressing where?

From Quiz All You Need Is a Pick Me Up

Answer: In a coffin with a corpse

The theory behind this was that the poultice would contain the essence of the boil, which would leave you and pass to the dead person where it couldn't do any harm. Obviously you couldn't go around digging up graves in the dead of night to do this, so for it to work you needed to know where there was an unburied coffin complete with corpse. Then you needed the permission of the relatives to inflict boils on their dear departed. Overall this cure for boils is not recommended. I'll stick to the antibiotic ointment.

20. Which pretty little spring flower is also known as the polyanthus?

From Quiz Polly, But Not a Parrot In Sight!

Answer: primrose

Primula and polyanthus both belong to the family Primulaceae, which also includes the cowslip and auricula. Polyanthus is the name given to a hybrid between different species of primula and can result in a wide variety of stunning colours. A very popular garden favourite, all generally flower in early spring and are easy to grow.

21. In one of Nathaniel Hawthorne's most popular works, the character Hester Prynne bears the ignominious symbol of her crime upon leaving prison. What is this symbol?

From Quiz Anonymous Love Letters

Answer: a scarlet letter

In addition to prison time, Hester Prynne must also wear the symbol of her infidelity in public as part of the punishment for her crime. It is a scarlet letter "A." "The Scarlet Letter" holds a prominent place in 19th century romance literature.

22. Developed in 1994, Comic Sans was, as its name suggests, intended to mimic comic book lettering. On which Microsoft operating system did comic sans originally debut?

From Quiz I Hate Comic Sans

Answer: Windows 95

Though he likely was unaware of the can of worms he was about to open, former Microsoft employee and font designer Vincent Connare is who historians will thank for giving computer users the opportunity to use Comic Sans in completely tasteless ways!

23. Where is the mistake in the following sentence? In 1889, George Washington became the first president of the United States.

From Quiz No Such Thing As a Bad Question

Answer: Washington became president in 1789.

The mistake in that sentence is that 1889 should be 1789. After Congress decided that the leader should be a single president, it had to be determined who that person was. George Washington was unanimously elected president in 1789 and continued his presidency for two terms.

24. Golfers who are just short on a putt say, "It just needed one more roll." They usually mean that it is less an inch short of the hole. How far will a golfball travel in one full roll? (Think pi)

From Quiz It's More Than You Think

Answer: 5.28 inches

The rules of golf specify that the diameter of a golf ball not be less than 1.68 inches (42.67mm). By multiplying this number by pi we get 5.28 inches, so in fact a roll is much longer than than the average player believes.

25. Michelangelo Antonioni's 1970 movie "Zabriskie Point" featured a spectacular slow-motion blowing up of a house. In which US National Park is Zabriskie Point?

From Quiz Points of View

Answer: Death Valley National Park

Young star Daria Halprin starred in her third and last movie in 1972. It was the same year she married director/actor Dennis Hopper.

26. Many tennis players get this injury, although it isn't only caused by playing tennis. Other sports and daily activities can cause it. It affects the common extensor tendon. What is the name of this injury?

From Quiz Game, Set, Match

Answer: Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is an injury when the outside of the elbow becomes tender and sore. Its proper name is lateral epicondylitis, but it is also known as tennis elbow, shooter's elbow or archer's elbow. It can strike anyone at any time for any reason, but it is commonly associated with tennis and other racquet sports. Everyday things, such as picking up heavy items, especially with the palm down, or just moving your elbow in general. Symptoms include pain in the elbow, tenderness in the bone on the outside of the elbow (the lateral epicondyle), pain when moving the wrist and pain while doing activities that extend the muscles in the arm and stiffness in the morning. Strengthening the muscles in the arm is the best way to prevent it, as well as decreasing time spent playing sports and staying in good physical shape.

27. The animated Spongebob is a sponge. But what kind of fungus is the animal that is named after "Mr. Squarepants"?

From Quiz Oh... Who Lives in a Pineapple Under the Sea?

Answer: Mushroom

Though Spongebob Squarepants is a sponge, the Spongiforma squarepantsii is actually a type of mushroom. The fungus was discovered by Dr. Desjardin. Dr. Dennis Desjardin is a mycologist who specializes in mushroom taxonomy. Along with his colleagues, Desjardin has discovered over 200 species of mushrooms. Interestingly, some of the mushrooms he has discovered are luminescent!

28. Where is Braddock, Texas?

From Quiz Dallas: the City or the TV Series?

Answer: Fictional city on the TV series "Dallas"

It is true, Braddock, Texas was the fictional suburb of Dallas, Texas chosen by the television screen writers as "home town" for the Ewing family ranch. Throughout the series many of the characters mentioned Braddock and, Miss Ellie's official web site lists her birthplace as Braddock, Texas.

29. Which blond bombshell celebrity once did commercials for Ace Hardware?

From Quiz Aces Up

Answer: Suzanne Somers

Ace Hardware Corporation paid Somers $200,000 a year for doing the ads back in the 1970s. However, they "decided to cease using any advertising featuring Ms. Somers" after she appeared nude in some "Playboy" publicity photos.

30. This random article describes "a series of thirty live recordings by American punk band Fugazi, released on CD-Rs in 2004 and 2005." What is that series called, exactly?

From Quiz The Random Wisdom of Wikipedia

Answer: Fugazi Live Series

Fugazi - whom, I must add, I've never heard of before - are an American post-hardcore punk band consisting of guitarists and vocalists Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto, bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty. They are known for having a very down-to-earth approach to the music business and have tried to establish a $5 admission fee to their concerts because they felt that fans were being ripped off by exorbitant ticket prices.

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