GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
This quiz is all about world records recorded by Guinness World Records(tm). These records are as of May 16, 2003.
1. As of May 2003, David Levy holds the patent for smallest functional keyboard. What is its size?
2 by 1 inch
3 by 1 1/2 inch
1 by 1/2 inch
1/2 by 1/4 inch
2. What was the bloodiest modern battle of the 20th century (most deaths)?
Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of the Somme
3. On June 25, 1989, Phil Appleby got the highest individual score in Scrabble. What was his score?
4. What was the first board game to be internationally famous?
5. Cindy Jay holds the record for largest slot machine win of the 20th century. How much was it?
6. Louisa Almedovar and Rich Langley set a record for world's longest kiss, and got it on December 5, 2001. How long was the kiss?
35 hours, 17 minutes
32 hours, 36 minutes
27 hours, 14 minutes
30 hours, 59 minutes
7. Kiveli Papajohn currently holds the record for longest amount of time trapped in an elevator, as of May 2003. In what country was the elevator she was stuck in?
8. Someone survived 7 lightning strikes.
9. What was the record speed set on a skateboard on September 26, 1998 by Gary Hardwick?
10. Which TV series was the first to be broadcast on six continents, with a weekly audience of 1.1 billion in 2003? Answer is one word starting with b!
11. The largest anti-war rally was against which war, of the following?
U.S. led War on Iraq (2003)
World War II
12. How many people signed the world's largest petition (as of May 2003)?
13. The highest-paid prime minister in May 2003 was from which country?
14. When and where did the worst inflation of the 20th century take place?
Germany, post-World War I
Hungary, post-World War II
Russia, post-Russian Revolution
Yugoslavia, post-World War II
15. Walter Cavangh currently has the largest credit card collection as of May 2003, with 1,397 cards. How much credit is on those cards total?
16. At least two people have won a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.
17. Who was the first person to appear on TIME Magazine over 50 times? One word answer - US President!
18. What company is the largest toy retailer in the world, as of May 2003?
Toys R Us
19. What is the largest Internet search engine as of May 2003?
20. The current largest snowball fight as of May 2003 (with 2,473 people) was held for how long?