Scribd file with quiz questions from 2011 that have been compiled from blog posts for easier use http://www.scribd.com/doc/76472823/News-2011-Fin-2
Original blog with quiz questions at:
Sources and various quizzes:
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/studentnews/08/04/quiz.thu/index.html see answers below
Some questions just for fun…
Q1. In which battle did Richard III die?
* his last battle
Q2. Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?
* at the bottom of the page
Q3. River Ravi flows in which state?
Q4. What is the main reason for divorce?
Q5. What is the main reason for failure?
Q6. What can you never eat for breakfast?
* Lunch & dinner
Q7. What looks like half an apple?
* The other half
Q8. If you throw a red stone into the blue sea what it will become?
* it will simply become wet
Q9. How can a man go eight days without sleeping ??
* No problem, he sleeps at night.
Q10 How can you lift an elephant with one hand?
* You will never find an elephant that has only one hand..
Q11 If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and three oranges in other hand, what would you have ?
* Very large hands
Q12 If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build it?
* No time at all, the wall is already built.
Q13 How can u drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it?
*Concrete floors are very hard to crack.
2011 News trivia question- name 3 of the 5 European countries most noted in the media for their debt troubles in 2011 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-12-22/banks-gorge-on-unlimited-euro-loans/3743126
General knowledge quiz, not necessarily 2011 http://www.kwc.im/documents/GKP_Q_2011-12.pdf
CNN quiz (see link above) answers
2. Westminster Abbey, London
3. Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces at a compound in Abbottabad, near the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
4. Friday, 11 March 2011
8. Tucson Arizona
9. Standard and Poors