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Cultura general en inglés: 24 preguntas para ponerte a prueba

Preguntas de cultura general en inglés: juega y aprende a la vez

 

Sí, nos encanta la época de Navidad y porque nos gusta leer, aprender y saber cosas nuevas, se nos ocurrió que no mejor la idea de poner 24 preguntas tipo test sobre General knowledge (conocimiento general). Un test perfecto para comprobar vuestros conocimientos sobre muchos diferentes áreas y pasar un buen rato :).

Aquí empieza el test y abajo del todo podéis encontrar las respuestas a cada pregunta.

1.The word Xmas originates from:

  • Atheism
  • Medieval illiteracy
  • Walt Disney
  • Greek for Christ

 

2. What’s Earth’s true shape?
  • Oblate spheroid
  • Flat
  • Sphere

 

3. What is the name of the largest ocean on earth?
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • The Atlantic Ocean
  • The Indian Ocean

 

4. Were was recorded the hottest temperature ever measured on Earth (134 degrees Fahrenheit (56.7 degrees C) ?
  • Death Valley, California
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  • El Azizia, Libya
  • The North Pole

 

5. A caravan is a group of which animals?

 

  • Oxes
  • Caravans
  • Camels

 

6. A lady would wear a mantilla in which country?

 

  • Portugal
  • Colombia
  • Spain

 

7. In which month does the grouse shooting season start in Britain?
  • June
  • August
  • October

 

8. Lack of iron in the diet may cause which disease?

 

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Anemia

 

9. What’s the longest mountain chain on the planet?
  • The Himalayas
  • The mid-ocean ridge
  • The Everglades

 

10. How many legs has a lobster*?(langosta)

 

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  • 4
  • 6
  • 8

 

11. What did Mahatma Gandhi train to become?

 

  • Politician
  • Lawyer
  • Activist

 

12. In which Book of the Bible is found the story of the birth of Moses?
  • Genesis
  • Exodus
  • Song of Songs

 

13. In which galaxy is the Earth?
  • The Andromeda Galaxy
  • The Milky way
  • The Whirlpole Galaxy

 

14. The song starting, ‘Starry, starry night’ is about whom?

 

  • Gustav Klimt
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Picasso

 

15. The coldest temperature measured on Earth – 100 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 73 degrees C) was in?
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • The North Pole
  • Vostok Station, Antarctica

 

16. In mythology, Minerva was the goddess* of what?(diosa)*

 

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  • Beauty 
  • Harvest
  • Wisdom

 

17. What colour is saffron*?(azafrán)*
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Yellow

 

18. At what degree Celsius does water freeze?
  • 1
  • 0
  • -1

 

19. Where’s the lowest point on land (hint: it’s below sea level)?
  • Death Valley
  • The Dead Sea
  • Antarctica

 

20. On which peninsula is the city of Sevastopol situated?
  • Crimea
  • Deccan
  • Sinai
21. In the toy world, who is Ken’s girlfriend?
  • Bratz
  • Barbie
  • Madam Alexander
22. What kind of water is added to high quality marzipan*?(mazapan)*
  • Rose water
  • Azahar water
  • Still water

 

23. Who was Ebenezer Scrooge?
  • A character
  • A politician
  • A lawyer

 

24. Traditionally, what do people in Spain and Portugal eat when the clock strikes 12 on New Years Eve?
  • 12 grapes
  • 12 sardines
  • 12 oysters
  • 12 almonds
That’s all folk! Eso es todo amigos y esperemos que os haya gustado y habéis pasado un buen rato recordando cosas.
El equipo Salón de Idiomas Ho! Ho! Ho 🙂
Respuestas 😉
1. Greek for Christ 2. Oblate spheroid 3. The Pacific Ocean 4. El Azizia, Libya 5. Camels 6. Spain 7. August 8. Anemia 9. The mid-ocean ridge 10. (8) 11. Lawyear 12. Exodus 13. Vincent Van Gogh 14. The Milky Way 15. Vostok Station, Antarctica 16. Wisdom 17. Yellow    18. (0) 19.  The Dead Sea 20. Crimea 21. Barbie 22. Rose Water 23. A character (A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens) 24. 12 grapes
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