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Quiz about World Records as of 2002
Quiz about World Records as of 2002

World Records as of 2002. Trivia Quiz


Do you know how high the highest air on a skateboard is? How about the best selling hand held game system? To learn the answers to these and other interesting facts take this quiz!

A multiple-choice quiz by arowfast. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
arowfast
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
90,327
Updated
Nov 08 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
4 / 10
Plays
1358
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Question 1 of 10
1. About how high was the highest air on a skateboard as of the year 2002? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. As of the year 2002, what is the best selling handheld game system in the world? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. As of 2002, a person from Uruguay, has the biggest collection of different kind of pencils, each with a distinct pattern. How many pencils are in this collection? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What country has the most prisoners in the world, as of 2002? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The world record for biggest jar of jellybeans, as of 2002, contained 2,160,000 jellybeans. About how much do you think this weighed? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. As of 2002, the longest film in the world was how long? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Is http://llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysiliogogogoch.co.uk/ the longest URL in the world?


Question 9 of 10
9. As of 2022, the most money paid for a 20th Century painting at an auction, was created by which artist? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. As of 2002, what was the age of the oldest living person in recorded history when they died? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. About how high was the highest air on a skateboard as of the year 2002?

Answer: 16 and a half feet.

Danny Way from the USA jumped over 16 ft on August 3rd 1998. Can you imagine? That is more than three times the height of an average adult.
2. As of the year 2002, what is the best selling handheld game system in the world?

Answer: Nintendo Game Boy

Between 1989 and 2000, Nintendo sold over 100 million units. That means that over 1000 Game Boys were sold every hour. Wouldn't you love to own Nintendo?
3. As of 2002, a person from Uruguay, has the biggest collection of different kind of pencils, each with a distinct pattern. How many pencils are in this collection?

Answer: 5500

Emilio Arenas not only collects pencils, but key rings, ashtrays, soft drink and beer cans, perfume bottles, pencil sharpeners, pins, matchboxes, and more.
4. What country has the most prisoners in the world, as of 2002?

Answer: United States of America

The U.S.A. accounts for over 25% of the world's prison population.
5. The world record for biggest jar of jellybeans, as of 2002, contained 2,160,000 jellybeans. About how much do you think this weighed?

Answer: 6050 pounds

This jellybean jar was made by Goelitz Confectionary and was displayed at the Empress Casino in Hammond.
6. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?

Answer: Mount Everest

Trick Question! Before Mount Everest was discovered, it was still there and still the highest in the world, just no one knew about it yet.
In 1987 some thought K2, a mountain in the same range as Everest was taller. After using the same method to measure both, Everest came up 778 feet taller.
7. As of 2002, the longest film in the world was how long?

Answer: 85 hours

This movie was made in 1987 and was titled 'The Cure for Insomnia.' Directed by John Henry Timmis IV, the premiere lasted 4 days!
8. Is http://llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysiliogogogoch.co.uk/ the longest URL in the world?

Answer: No

According to the 2002 edition of Guinness World Records it is, but a new one has come along and broke that record. It is:
http://www.thelongestdomainnameintheworldandthensomeandthensomemoreandmore.com/
9. As of 2022, the most money paid for a 20th Century painting at an auction, was created by which artist?

Answer: Andy Warhol

The artwork was "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" and sold for $195 million in 2022.
10. As of 2002, what was the age of the oldest living person in recorded history when they died?

Answer: 122 years old

Jeanne Louise Calment was born of Feb. 21 1875 and died on Aug. 4 1997. She lived for an amazing 122 years and 164 days.
Source: Author arowfast

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