Mr. Gula’s 1981 General Knowledge Test –
February 2014

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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 1981:

1. What is a kangaroo court?
Answer: Merriam-Webster defines it as “a mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted.”

2. Fort Knox is in what state?
Answer: Kentucky

3. Narcissus fell fatally in love with _____.
Answer: His own reflection

4. What was the Manhattan Project of the late 1940s?
Answer: The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II.

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