TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. LANGUAGE: What is the meaning of the Latin phrase “amor vincit omnia”?
2. ANATOMY: What is the smallest bone in the human body?
3. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel “Love in the Time of Cholera”?
4. ANIMAL KINGDOM: How long does it take a cheetah to achieve its top speed of 70 mph?
5. SCIENCE: What is the chemical symbol for potassium?
6. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: Who once said, “A girl must marry for love, and keep on marrying until she finds it”?
7. HISTORY: What was the only part of the British Commonwealth occupied by Germany during World War II?
8. MYTHOLOGY: What was the Greek goddess Chloris’ sphere of influence?
9. GEOGRAPHY: What is the largest reservoir in the U.S.?
10. MATH: Of the numbers 1-10, which is the only one spelled with the same number of letters as the number itself?

Answers
1. Love conquers all
2. The stirrup bone (stapes) in the ear (about one-tenth of an inch)
3. Gabriel Garc’a Marquez
4. Three seconds from a standstill
5. K (kalium)
6. Zsa Zsa Gabor
7. The Channel Islands (Jersey)
8. Goddess of flowers
9. Lake Mead, created by Hoover Dam
10. Four

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