WE’RE #2!….Everybody knows the biggest, the longest, and the first, but how about the second biggest, second longest, and just plain second? See how you do on this 10-question quiz about second place finishers.

(And if it’s too easy for you, give it to your kids. It’s a good exercise in learning how to use the internet to look stuff up!)




What is the highest mountain in the world? The second highest?

Mt. Everest


Who was the first king of England? The second?

William the


Who was the first man to walk on the moon? The second?

Neil Armstrong


What country has the highest population? 2nd highest?



What is the first element in the periodic table? The second?



What is the longest river in the world? The second longest?

The Nile


Who was the first black man to play major league baseball? The second?

Jackie Robinson


What is the bestselling book of all time? The 2nd bestselling?

The Bible


Who made the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic? Who was 2nd?

Charles Lindbergh


What plane dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima? The 2nd one on Nagasaki?

Enola Gay


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