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!
Q: What is 15 percent of $50?
Q: Who is the Vice President of the United States?
A: Joe Biden
Q: From memory, what is your best friend's phone number?
A: Answer varies- best friend's phone number
Q: Name the states that border Missouri?
A: Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas
Q: Whose face is on a $20 bill?
A: Andrew Jackson
Q: How many cups are in a gallon?
A: 16 cups in a gallon
Q: What happened on December 7, 1941?
A: Attack on Pearl Harbor
Q: Who is famous for painting Mona Lisa?
A: Leonardo da Vinci
Q: Which month is Black History Month in the USA?
Q: What is the name of the poker hand containing three-of-a-kind and a pair?
A: Full house
Q: Who wrote the 'Harry Potter' series?
A: J.K. Rowling
Q: How many syllables make up a haiku?
A: 17 syllables (5-7-5)
Q: In what country were the 2014 Winter Olympics held in town of Sochi?
Q: How many Supreme Court justices are there?
Q: Who is the governor of Kansas?
A: Sam Brownback
Q: How is the number 5 written in Roman numerals?
Q: How many keys are on a standard piano?
A: 88 (52 white, 36 black)
Q: What is the square root of 16?
Q: In which American city would you find the headquarters of General Motors?
Q: How many X chromosomes do women have?