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INSECT AND ANIMAL

 

 

Q. Name the only Sea animal with a prehensile tail

A. The sea horse

Q. What is the only mammal that can not jump?

A. The elephant

Q. What is the only bird to "drop" its upper eyelid to wink?

A. The owl. All other birds raise their lower eyelid.

Q. How many rows of whiskers does a cat have?

A. Four 

Q. Name the only mammal with four knees

A. The elephant

Q. What is the only North American rodent that barks like a dog? 

A. The prairie dog

Q. What is the practice of training hawks called?

A. Falconry

Q. Name the only bird that can fly backwards

A. The hummingbird

Q. What is the only continent without reptiles?

A. Antarctica

Q. Name the only animal (excluding humans) whose evidence is ruled admissible in a court of law.

A. The bloodhound

Q. What do peacocks mate with?

A. Peahens

Q. What was the only live animal permitted in ancient Roman temples?

A. The cat

Q. What is the only wild man-eating animal native to Australia?

A. The dingo, a wild dog

Q. Name the only winged mammal that can fly

A. The bat

Q. What is the member of the cat family that does not have retractable claws?

A. The cheetah

Q. What part of the human body is most commonly bitten by insects?

A. The foot

Q.  Name the only poisonous snake native to Great Britain.

A. The adder

Q. What is the only female animal with antlers?

A. The reindeer or caribou

Q. Name the only two dogs with a black tongue

A. The chow chow and Chinese Sharpei Click HERE to see picture

Q. What is the only bird whose skin can be used to make leather? 

A. The ostrich

Q. Name the only creature in the sea with no natural enemies

A. The white shark

Q. What is the only insect that can turn its head without moving its body?

A. The praying mantis

Q. Name the only purple animal.

A. The blesbok (click for picture),  a small antelope exclusive to South Africa BET YOU DID NOT GET THAT ONE !!!

Q. What is the only animal with nostrils on top of its head?

A. The whale

Q. Name the only creature with retractable antennae 

A. The snail

 


 

POLITICS AND HISTORY

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Q. Who was the only American president to remain a bachelor?

A. James Buchanan, 15th president, his fiancée took her life after a lover's quarrel

Q. Name the only president to also serve on the Supreme Court

A. William Howard Taft

Q. Who was the only vice president to succeed to the presidency without ever going through the election process for either office?

A. Gerald Ford - Agnew resigned after tax scandal, Nixon appointed Ford  vice president, Nixon resigned after Watergate scandal, making Ford president 

Q. Name the only vice president to kill a person in a duel

A. Aaron Burr, VP under Jefferson. Burr mortally wounded Alexander Hamilton in a duel after Hamilton refused to endorse him for president.

Q. What is the street address of the White House?

A. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Q. Who was the only president to have been an Eagle Scout?

A. Gerald Ford 

Q. Name the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms

A. Grover Cleveland

Q. Name the THREE pairs of brothers to serve as state governors of different states at the same time

A. Jeb Bush (Florida 1998-2000) and George W. Bush (Texas 1998-2000) ; Levi Lincoln (Massachusetts 1827-1829)  and Enoch Lincoln (Maine 1827-1829); and Nelson A. Rockefeller (New York 1959-1973) and Winthrop Rockefeller (Arkansas 1967-1971)  thanks to Brian Nix  for the correction of adding the Rockeffellers

Q. Who was the only president elected to the office four times? 

A. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Q. Who was the only person to actually sign The Declaration of Independence on the fourth of July?

A. John Hancock

Q. What was the first flavor of life saver?

A. Peppermint

Q. Name the only president to be born on the fourth of July   

A. Calvin Coolidge  born July 4th 1872

Q. Which side did Great Britain support during the American Civil War?

A. The Confederacy (south)

Q. Who was the only president not to deliver  his Farewell Address?

A. George Washington, after declining to run a third time, he had his address published in the newspaper

Q. What two presidents died on the same day of the same year?

A. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the second and third presidents both died July  4th,1826

Q. Name the only president to kill someone in a duel?

A. Andrew Jackson, he killed Charles Dickerson after Charles insulted Jackson's wife

Q. Who was the first president born in the 20th century

A. John F. Kennedy 

Q. Who was the only president to once have a career as a professional model? 

A. Gerald Ford

Q. Name the only person in American history to have had appointments with three presidents on the day that they were assassinated.

A. Robert Todd Lincoln, April 14, 1865 he was to meet Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, July 2, 1881 while serving as secretary of war, President Garfield requested a meeting with him, and on September 6, 1901, Lincoln was a special guest of president McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition, where McKinley was shot.

Q. What is the most common Christian name for U.S. presidents?

A. James

Q. Who was the only President voted to office unanimously?

A. George Washington...DUH!!!

Q. Who was the first incumbent U.S. president to survive being shot?

A. Ronald Reagan 

Q. Who was the only president to wear a size 14 shoe?

A. another tough one-Abraham Lincoln no doubt

Q. Name the only direct descendants of two US presidents to marry each other

A. David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon

Q. Name the president whose wife and mother died on the same day

A. Theodore Roosevelt,  mother Martha and wife Alice both died on February 14th, 1884

Q. Name the European country in which every able-bodied male must serve in the military

A. Switzerland

Q. What country requires all able-bodied women to serve in the military?

A. Israel 

Q. Which president was chastised for picking up his pet beagles by the ears

A.LBJ Lyndon Baines Johnson 

 

 


GEOGRAPHY

Q. What is the only state with JUST one school district?

A. No it's not Rhode Island... it's HAWAII 

Q. Name the only Great lake located ENTIRELY in the United States

A. Lake Michigan 

Q. What is the only city located on two continents

A. Istanbul, it straddles Asia and Europe

Q. What is the only state never to have had a foreign flag fly over it?

A. Idaho

Q. What is the only continent not to have active volcanoes

A. Australia

Q. Name the only US state to grow coffee

A. Hawaii

Q. What is the only continent without deserts?

A. Europe

Q. What is the only city in the world to have two countries within its boundaries?

A. Rome, Italy  The Vatican City is a has been a self governing independent country since 1929, and SMOM or the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta, which relocated to Rome in 1834

Q. What is the most common color of house in North America?

A.  White

Q. What is the most rural state in the U.S.?

A. North Dakota


SCIENCE AND NATURE

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Q. Name the only planet NOT named for a Greek or Roman god

A. Earth 

Q. Name the only planet in our solar system that rotates clockwise

A. Venus 

Q. What is the only substance on Earth that is naturally present in three forms

A. Water -  liquid, solid, and gas 

Q. What percentage of Earth's water is drinkable?

A. One percent 

Q. How many times did John Glenn orbit the earth?

A. Three 

Q. What is the fastest growing thing in the plant and animal kingdom?

A. The whale 

Q. What's another name for Aurora Australis?

A. Southern Lights

Q. Who was the first man to return to space?

A. Virgil "Gus" Grissom

Q.  What is a prestidigitator?

A. A magician 

 


SPORTS

INSECT AND ANIMAL  SPORTS  POLITICS AND HISTORY  GEOGRAPHY 

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Q. Who is the sultan of swat?

A. Babe Ruth

Q. Whose record did Babe Ruth break in 1927 when he hit 60 home runs?

A. Babe Ruth's  THAT WAS A TRICK QUESTION

Q. What pro sport did Wilt Chamberlain play after basketball? 

A. Volleyball

Q.

A. Mickey Mantle

Q. What sports broadcaster graduated Phi Beta Kappa from law school?

A. Howard Cosell

Q. What was the first major league sport to feature "Wild Card" play offs?

A. The National Football League 


TELEVISION, BOOKS and MOVIES

INSECT AND ANIMAL  SPORTS  POLITICS AND HISTORY  GEOGRAPHY 

SCIENCE AND NATURE  TELEVISION, BOOKS and MOVIES

Q. Who played Regan MacNeil in The Exorcist

A. Linda Blair

Q. Who narrates the Sherlock Holmes stories?

A. Dr. Watson 

Q. What was the name of Scarlet O'Hara's mansion?

A. Tara

Q. What actor  and World War II airman had a $5,000 bounty put on his head by Hermann Goering?

A. Clark Gable

Q. What is the name of Quint's boat in JAWS

A. The Orca

Q. What British TV series featured Emma Peel?

A. The Avengers 

Q. Where does the name Emma Peel come from? 

A. An expression of the times - M Appeal or MALE APPEAL meaning sexy 

Q. What prime time soap finished 39th in the 1979 ratings and 31st in the 1989?

A. Dallas

Q. How long was the TV mission of the Enterprise?

A. FIVE years 

Q. What is the last name of Linus and Lucy?

A. Van Pelt

Q. Who portrayed  Carl Bernstein in All the President's Men?

A. Dustin Hoffman

 

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