Quiz for people who know almost everything
This is a quiz for people who know everything! I found out in a
hurry that I didn't. These are not trick questions. They are
straight questions with straight answers
1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the
participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends.
2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own
for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be
replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
4. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
5. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real
pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle
is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get
inside the bottle?
6. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters "
dw" and they are all common words. Name two of them.
7. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name
at least half of them?
8. Name the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen,
canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh.
9. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning
with the letter "S."
Answers To Quiz:
1. The one sport in which neither the spectators nor the
participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends
2. North American landmark constantly moving backward. Niagara
Falls (The rim is worn down about two and a half feet each year
because of the millions of gallons of water that rush over it
3. Only two vegetables that can live to produce on their own for
several growing seasons . . Asparagus and rhubarb.
4. The fruit with its seeds on the outside . . Strawberry.
5. How did the pear get inside the brandy bottle? It grew inside
the bottle. (The bottles are placed over pear buds when they are
small, and are wired in place on the tree. The bottle is left in
place for the entire growing season. When the pears are ripe, they
are snipped off at the stems.)
6. Three English words beginning with dw . Dwarf, dwell and dwindle.
7. Fourteen punctuation marks in English grammar . . Period,
comma, colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, apostrophe, question mark,
exclamation point, quotation marks, brackets, parenthesis, braces,
8. The only vegetable or fruit never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh Lettuce.
9. Six or more things you can wear on your feet beginning with "S"
Shoes, socks, sandals, sneakers, slippers, skis, skates,
snowshoes, stockings, stilts.