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OGN Sunday Quiz Answers

Updated: Oct 29, 2021

The questions followed by the answers.

What's the longest word in the English language with only one vowel? Strengths

What city has the world's longest name? The city with the longest name is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. Rather than going by this 21-word name, the city goes by its widely known nickname: Bangkok. This true name is the longest name of any place on earth.

The Northern Hemisphere is home to what percentage of the Earth's total population? 90%

Which American states are furthest north, south, east and west? If you answer Hawaii and Alaska, you would be correct. Hawaii is furthest south. Alaska is furthest north. But how can Alaska be the westernmost state in the United States and its easternmost state too? It's due to the fact that it stretches so far to the west that it falls into the eastern hemisphere. In fact, Semisopochnoi Island, part of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, is technically the easternmost spot in all of North America.

What's the only animal whose poop is cube-shaped? Wombats. This is due to how its intestines form the faeces. The animals then stack the cubes to mark their territory.

When Arthur Guinness signed the lease for the brewery's St James Gate property in Dublin in 1759, it was for how many years? 9,000

Which country is home to the tallest people on Earth? Netherlands Men average just over 6 feet while women average 5 feet 6 inches.

Which country has the longest official name? The U.K.'s official name is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is the most characters (56) in a country's full name.

Which country's flag is the only flag in the world that is not a rectangle? Nepal Its two triangles are a combination of pennants to showcase the country's Himalayan Mountains.

Approximately how many homes can one gigawatt of solar energy power? 750,000

What's the only country in the world that’s named after a woman? Saint Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. In this case Saint Lucy of Syracuse. French settlers were the first Europeans to arrive on the island, and gave it that name.

If you had a beard you would not be allowed to compete in the Olympics at what sport? Boxing

Which country has the highest per capita percentage of electric vehicle drivers? Norway

Who said: "It’s not the years of your life that count. It’s the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln


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