Mr. Gula’s 1977 General Knowledge Test –
January 2014


During 18 years teaching at Groton, Bob Gula became known for the General Knowledge Tests that he created and proctored each spring. Test your knowledge with questions from 1977:

1. Write 1977 in Roman numerals.

2. What does the anagram UNESCO stand for?
Answer: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).

3. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!” is one of the classic lines in the world of movies. From what movie does this line come?
Answer: From the 1939 film Gone with the Wind starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh.

4. How long is a marathon?
Answer: Answer: 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards)

5. St. Jude is traditionally known as the patron saint of _____?
Answer: In the Roman Catholic Church, he is the patron saint of desperate cases and lost causes.

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