# 50 Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

## From tricky riddles to U.S. trivia to mind-boggling math puzzles, see how you fare against these challenging trivia questions.

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## Trivia question #1:

A. Rhode Island

B. Maine

C. Washington

D. Florida

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Maine shares a border only with New Hampshire (and Canada). Maine also has another distinction as well—it's the only state with a one-syllable name. Here's some trivia you never knew about each of the 50 states.

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## Trivia question #2:

Name the number that is three more than one-fifth of one-tenth of one-half of 5,000.

A. 503

B. 103

C. 53

D. 108

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Work backward! Half of 5,000 is 2,500. One-tenth of that is 250. One-fifth of that is 50. Add three, and you've got your answer.

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## Trivia question #3:

What's the missing number?

A. 20

B. 21

C. 25

D. 17

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Each number is the previous two numbers added together. The eighth number is the sixth and seventh numbers—8 and 13—added together. If you can figure these trivia questions out, see if you can solve this tricky math puzzle.

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## Trivia question #4:

A. Istanbul, Turkey

B. Athens, Greece

C. Jerusalem

D. Damascus, Syria

Evidence of civilization in Damascus dates all the way back to 9000 BC. Do you know what the oldest city in the United States is?

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## Trivia question #5:

Two people are standing back to back. They each walk away from each other for three feet. Then they both turn left and walk for another four feet, and then stop. Now, how many feet apart are they standing?

A. 10

B. 7

C. 25

D. 5

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