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Answers to general knowledge questions

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DO NOT USE YOUR SMART PHONE!!! Here are the answers to the general knowledge questions we asked several people in downtown Kansas City, and others online and on social media. How'd you do? Watch the video in the player above to see how the people who volunteered to participate felt about their scores. Blame it on the smart phone!

QUESTION ONE

Q: What is 15 percent of $50?
A: ($7.50)

QUESTION TWO

Q: Who is the Vice President of the United States?
A: Joe Biden

QUESTION THREE

Q: From memory, what is your best friend's phone number?
A: Answer varies- best friend's phone number

QUESTION FOUR

Q: Name the states that border Missouri?
A: Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas

QUESTION FIVE

Q: Whose face is on a $20 bill?
A: Andrew Jackson

QUESTION SIX

Q: How many cups are in a gallon?
A: 16 cups in a gallon

QUESTION SEVEN

Q: What happened on December 7, 1941?
A: Attack on Pearl Harbor

QUESTION EIGHT

Q: Who is famous for painting Mona Lisa?
A: Leonardo da Vinci

QUESTION NINE

Q: Which month is Black History Month in the USA?
A: February

QUESTION 10

Q: What is the name of the poker hand containing three-of-a-kind and a pair?
A: Full house

QUESTION 11

Q: Who wrote the 'Harry Potter' series?
A: J.K. Rowling

QUESTION 12

Q: How many syllables make up a haiku?
A: 17 syllables (5-7-5)

QUESTION 13

Q: In what country were the 2014 Winter Olympics held in town of Sochi?
A: Russia

QUESTION 14

Q: How many Supreme Court justices are there?
A: Nine

QUESTION 15

Q: Who is the governor of Kansas?
A: Sam Brownback

QUESTION 16

Q: How is the number 5 written in Roman numerals?
A: V

QUESTION 17

Q: How many keys are on a standard piano?
A: 88 (52 white, 36 black)

QUESTION 18

Q: What is the square root of 16?
A: Four

QUESTION 19

Q: In which American city would you find the headquarters of General Motors?
A: Detroit

QUESTION 20

Q: How many X chromosomes do women have?
A: 2