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## Numbers Quiz #2

# Numbers Quiz #2 - Questions and Answers

This is a multiple choice number quiz.

Each answer is one number.

**Numbers Quiz #2 - Questions**

- How many pieces are on the board at the start of a game of chess: 28; 32; 36; or 40?
- How many presidents of France had there been as at 2010? 7; 12; 23; or 35?
- How many Horsemen of the Apocalypse feature in the Bible's Book of Revelation: 3; 4; 5; or 10,000?
- How many players are (on the field) in a men's lacrosse team (one team not both teams): 7; 10; 11; or 13?
- In the conventional western musical scale there are how many notes including sharps and flats, excluding those which repeat in a different octave: 7; 8; 12; or 13?
- How many times (as at 2010) has Roger Federer won the Wimbledon Men's Singles final? 4; 5; 6; or 7?
- What number has the square root (to the nearest four decimal places) of 1.4142? 1; 2; 3; or 4?
- How many people (as at 2010) have walked on the moon: 6; 9; 12; or 14?
- In the Imperial Measurement system how many pounds are in a stone: 10; 14; 16; or 20?
- What number Pennsylvania Avenue is the Whitehouse: 501; 1500; 1600; or 65000?
- A peculiar frequency of roughly how many years saw US presidents dying in office (either assassinated or otherwise) from the 1840s to the 1960s: 10; 20; 30; or 50?
- New York City comprises how many boroughs: 5; 6; 7; or 12?
- The Earth's Equator is approximately how many millions of metres in length: 10; 20; 30 or 40?
- How British King Georges have there been? 4; 5; 6 or 7?
- What is the atomic number of oxygen: 1; 8; 35; or 86?
- What is known as the 'Golden Number', the 'Divine Proportion' and other terms referring to its significance in nature and aesthetic balance: 1.618; 3.142; 7; or 33⅓?
- The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, USA, said to be the highest-occupancy office building in the world accommodates roughly how many staff: 9,000; 15,000; 19,000; or 26,000?
- A salmanazar (typically a big bottle of champagne) equates to how many normal bottles? 2; 5; 12; or 20?
- It is now generally accepted that the human tongue can detect how many basic tastes: 2; 3; 5; or 7 ?
- According to the singer Katie Melua, how many million bicycles are there in Beijing? 5; 9; 10; or 25?
- Twain is an old English word for which number: 2; 3; 12; or 20?
- How many pennies were in a British pre-decimal pound? 120; 200; 204; or 240?
- How many legs (including arms or pincers according to certain definitions) does a crab have: 6; 8; 10; or 12?
- How many goals were scored in the 2010 FIFA World Cup: 75; 145; 185; or 255?
- How many feet are in a furlong: 440; 550; 660; or 770?
- How many rooms are on the Cluedo game board: 8; 9; 10; or 12?
- How many fences (not the number of times they are jumped) are on the Aintree Grand National race course?
- The core rules of the Muslim faith are known as the "... (how many) Pillars of Islam": 5; 7; 9; or 23?
- In which year were Concorde planes retired from service: 1998; 2000; 2003; or 2006?
- What is the only number known to be both the sum and product of its factors: 4; 6; 8; or 9 (loose meanings are: factor = divisable part; sum = added together; product = multiplied together)?

**Numbers Quiz #2 - Answers **

- How many pieces are on the board at the start of a game of chess: 28; 32; 36; or 40?
**32** - How many presidents of France had there been as at 2010? 7; 12; 23; or 35?
**23** - How many Horsemen of the Apocalypse feature in the Bible's Book of Revelation: 3; 4; 5; or 10,000?
**4** - How many players are (on the field) in a men's lacrosse team (one team not both teams): 7; 10; 11; or 13?
**10** - In the conventional western musical scale there are how many notes including sharps and flats, excluding those which repeat in a different octave: 7; 8; 12; or 13?
**12**(A, A sharp or B flat, B, C, C sharp or D flat, D, D sharp or E flat, E, F, F sharp or G flat, G, G sharp or A flat) - How many times (as at 2010) has Roger Federer won the Wimbledon Men's Singles final? 4; 5; 6; or 7?
**6** - What number has the square root (to the nearest four decimal places) of 1.4142? 1; 2; 3; or 4?
**2** - How many people (as at 2010) have walked on the moon: 6; 9; 12; or 14?
**12** - In the Imperial Measurement system how many pounds are in a stone: 10; 14; 16; or 20?
**14** - What number Pennsylvania Avenue is the Whitehouse: 501; 1500; 1600; or 65000?
**1600** - A peculiar frequency of roughly how many years saw US presidents dying in office (either assassinated or otherwise) from the 1840s to the 1960s: 10; 20; 30; or 50?
**20**(starting with William Harrison in 1841 through to John Kennedy in 1963 - Ronald Reagan survived an assassination attempt in 1981) - New York City comprises how many boroughs: 5; 6; 7; or 12?
**5** - The Earth's Equator is approximately how many millions of metres in length: 10; 20; 30 or 40?
**40**(more accurately about 40,075 kilometres, or 24,900 miles) - How British King Georges have there been? 4; 5; 6 or 7?
**6** - What is the atomic number of oxygen: 1; 8; 35; or 86?
**8** - What is known as the 'Golden Number', the 'Divine Proportion' and other terms referring to its significance in nature and aesthetic balance: 1.618; 3.142; 7; or 33⅓?
**1.618** - The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, USA, said to be the highest-occupancy office building in the world accommodates roughly how many staff: 9,000; 15,000; 19,000; or 26,000?
**26,000** - A salmanazar (typically a big bottle of champagne) equates to how many normal bottles? 2; 5; 12; or 20?
**12** - It is now generally accepted that the human tongue can detect how many basic tastes: 2; 3; 5; or 7?
**5**(sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and savouriness - some argue that pungency/hotness is a 6th taste but this is not generally accepted) - According to the singer Katie Melua, how many million bicycles are there in Beijing? 5; 9; 10; or 25?
**9** - Twain is an old English word for which number: 2; 3; 12; or 20?
**2**(Mark Twain is said to have found his pen-name from the Mississippi ferrymen's call, 'By the mark twain', supposedly referring to the two fathom mark on a depth-line indicating safe water) - How many pennies were in a British pre-decimal pound? 120; 200; 204; or 240?
**240**(see money slang and history for more fascinating money facts) - How many legs (including arms or pincers according to certain definitions) does a crab have: 6; 8; 10; or 12?
**10** - How many goals were scored in the 2010 FIFA World Cup: 75; 145; 185; or 255?
**145** - How many feet are in a furlong: 440; 550; 660; or 770?
**660** - How many rooms are on the Cluedo game board: 8; 9; 10; or 12?
**9** - How many fences (not the number of times they are jumped) are on the Aintree Grand National race course?
**16**(all except two are jumped twice) - The core rules of the Muslim faith are known as the "... (how many) Pillars of Islam": 5; 7; 9; or 23?
**5**(the rules broadly equate to: declaration of faith, prayer, fasting, charity, and pilgrimage, although like most religions precise interpretations vary in different branches of the faith) - In which year were Concorde planes retired from service: 1998; 2000; 2003; or 2006?
**2003** - What is the only number known to be both the sum and product of its factors: 4; 6; 8; or 9 (loose meanings are: factor = divisable part; sum = added together; product = multiplied together)?
**6**(1+2+3=6 and 1x2x3=6)

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