How do you know everything?
A Quiz For People Who Know Everything
* *table of contents
* *December 2003
*** A Quiz For People Who Know Everything **
1. There's one "sport" in which neither the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the leader until the contest ends. What is it?
2. What famous North American landmark is constantly moving backward?
3. Of all vegetables, only two can live to produce on their own for several
growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What
are the two perennial vegetables?
4. Name the only sports in which the ball is always in possession of the
team on defense, and the offensive team can score without touching the
5. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
6. In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside
the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it
hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?
7. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters "dw". They
are all common. Name two of them.
8. There are eighteen punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name
half of them?
9. Where are the lakes that are referred to in the "Los Angeles Lakers"?
10. There are seven ways a baseball player can legally reach first base
without getting a hit. Taking a base on balls - a walk - is one way. Name
the other six.
11. It's the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned,
processed, cooked, or in any other form but fresh. What is it?
12. Name six or more things that you can wear on your feet that begin with
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*Omniscience* /ÉmËnÉªÊÉns/,^ mainly in religion, is the
capacity to know everything that there is to know. In particular, Hinduism
and the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) believe that
there is a divine being who is omniscient. An *omniscient point-of-view*,
in writing, is to know everything that can be known about a character,
including past history, thoughts, feelings, etc. In Latin, /omnis/ means
"all" and /sciens/ means "knowing".
· 1 Definitions
· 2 Controversies
· 2.1 God created knowledge
· 2.2 The omniscience paradox of creating information and knowledge
· 2.3 Omniscience vs free will
· 2.3.1 Anterograde omniscience
· 3 Non-theological uses
· 4 Theological representations
· 5 Omniscience in Buddhist India
· 6 See also
· 7 References
· 8 External links
Part of a series on the
Attributes of God
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There is a distinction between:
· *inherent omniscience -* the ability to know anything that one chooses
to know and can be known.
· *total omniscience -* actually knowing everything that can be known.
Some modern Christian theologians argue that God's omniscience is
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