How Much General Knowledge Do You Possess?

General knowledge is defined as 'culturally valued knowledge communicated by a range of non-specialist media.' It does not include knowledge that is generally obtained through higher education programs or specific training. How much general knowledge does your brain hold? Take our quiz to find out!
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Question 1/12

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What does the "e" in "e-mail" stand for?
extra
electronic
expert
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What product is generally associated with the names Green Works, Clorox, and Javex?
bleach
soap
sponges
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What colors are on the German flag?
red, blue, and white
green, red, and black
black, red, and yellow
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Which iconic superhero stands for "truth, justice, and the American way"?
Superman
Batman
Wonder Woman
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The two most common types of screwdrivers are flat head and:
phillips head
cross head
bolt head
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What is the largest bird in the world?
emu
ostrich
macaw
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Which U.S. president was assassinated in a theatre?
John F. Kennedy
Andrew Garfield
Abraham Lincoln
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Question 8/12

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What is the currency called in Japan?
yuan
won
yen
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Question 9/12

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What is the longest river in the world?
The Nile
The Amazon
The Congo
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Question 10/12

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Hay fever is caused by:
radiation
pollen
dust molecules
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Question 11/12

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Mars, Nestle, and Haribo are all names of what types of companies?
car
candy
soda
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Question 12/12

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Which of the following is the acronym for the professional basketball organization in the U.S.?
NBA
MLB
NFL
Result
Not everyone can be the best at remembering common knowledge. It is common knowledge though, so not knowing it makes you uncommon I suppose. And something uncommon is rather unique....congratulations, you're unique!

C+, Clueless on Common Knowledge

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You're so close to being a near genius in regard to common knowledge. Just a little more studying up and you'll be there. For now though, this score is nothing to shake your head out, so be proud!

B+, Common Knowledge Capable

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We're certain that you're the guy/gal who always has the answer when one of their friends are asking some obscure question that falls under the realm of common knowledge. You're probably even the go-to person for many of them when they have a strange question that they cannot figure out the answer to!

A+, Crusher of Common Knowledge

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1
What does the "e" in "e-mail" stand for?
extra
electronic
expert
2
What product is generally associated with the names Green Works, Clorox, and Javex?
bleach
soap
sponges
3
What colors are on the German flag?
red, blue, and white
green, red, and black
black, red, and yellow
4
Which iconic superhero stands for "truth, justice, and the American way"?
Superman
Batman
Wonder Woman
5
The two most common types of screwdrivers are flat head and:
phillips head
cross head
bolt head
6
What is the largest bird in the world?
emu
ostrich
macaw
7
Which U.S. president was assassinated in a theatre?
John F. Kennedy
Andrew Garfield
Abraham Lincoln
8
What is the currency called in Japan?
yuan
won
yen
9
What is the longest river in the world?
The Nile
The Amazon
The Congo
10
Hay fever is caused by:
radiation
pollen
dust molecules
11
Mars, Nestle, and Haribo are all names of what types of companies?
car
candy
soda
12
Which of the following is the acronym for the professional basketball organization in the U.S.?
NBA
MLB
NFL