According to a recent survey, Americans were only able to respond correctly to 54% of basic questions about the world within and beyond their country’s borders. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of language, history, geography, and mainstream pop culture. Good luck!
Common knowledge quiz
Question 1 of 20.
How old is planet earth?
Question 2 of 20.
Which country's flag is this?
Question 3 of 20.
What is the capital city of Somalia?
Question 4 of 20.
Which continent was this picture taken in?
Question 5 of 20.
How long can a person live without food?
Question 6 of 20.
Which country was Albert Einstein born in?
Question 7 of 20.
Which play didn't Shakespeare write?
3. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead
Question 8 of 20.
Which team has won more FIFA world cups?
Question 9 of 20.
Which city hosted the 1976 Olympics
Question 10 of 20.
How many countries border Brazil?
Question 11 of 20.
"I took the road less travelled by, and that has made all the difference" is a line from which famous poet?
Question 12 of 20.
A choclate chip cookie is a tasty...
Question 13 of 20.
What's the correct word order? "_____ kid wants to go _____to study"
Question 14 of 20.
Which hollywood movie won the award for Best Picture at the 2016 Oscars?
Question 15 of 20.
What is the name of Margot Robbie's character in Wolf of Wall Street
Question 16 of 20.
In what year did Eminem release his hit song "Lose Yourself?
Question 17 of 20.
Who wrote "To kill a Mockingbird"?
Question 18 of 20.
Who killed Martin Luther King Jr.?
Question 19 of 20.
Which U.S. President was impeached?
Question 20 of 20.
Which of the three is not an Abrahamic religion?
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