Quiz for people who know everything!

 
 

There are only nine questions. 
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: Boxing. 
 
 
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 every minute.) 
 
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 mark, brackets, parenthesis, braces, and ellipses.    
 
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.    
 

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About Barbara Gaddy

I'm an Income Property Acquistion Specialist. I guide and train new and inexperienced investors in acquiring and managing income property in order to create long-term, passive income. I also hold a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science and an Honors BA in English and American Literature. I have a business blog here: http://barbaraworks4u.blogspot.com/. This is my personal blog. I hope you enjoy it.
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