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Quiz: How much do you know about seconds?

Celebrating the only thing February is known for: Being second.

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SECONDS ARE DIFFICULT: Difficult second child, difficult second album,  difficult second month of the year.

To celebrate February – which, let’s face is it, is just a repeat of January – we want to test your knowledge of these other seconds.

Let’s go.

What is the second month of the year?
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January
February

March
April

May
June

July
August

September
October

November
December
Who was the second President of Ireland?
Douglas Hyde
Erskine Childers

Seán T. O'Kelly
Michael D Higgins
Which is the second biggest county in Ireland?
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Kerry
Donegal

Mayo
Galway
When was the French Second Republic formed?
1848
1798

1948
1066
According to the Gregorian calendar, how many seconds are in a year?
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Two (hence the name, seconds)
31,556,952

153,234,650,555.4
600,342,444

Absolutely loads
What is the second tallest building in the world?
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Liberty Hall
One World Trade Center

Burj Khalifa
Shanghai Tower
Which of these is NOT a second album?
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Nevermind by Nirvana
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel

Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan by (yep, you guessed it) Bob Dylan
The Doomsday Clock remains unchanged this year but is still closer to midnight than at any other time since its creation. How many seconds?
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100
90

69 (nice)
10
What's the second line of Bohemian Rhapsody?
Is this the real life?
Is this just fantasy?

Is this a fantasy?
We're gonna sing you a little Bohemian rhapsody, let's go (woohoo)
Which came second, the chicken or the egg?
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The chicken
The egg
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
You are time immemorial.
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You scored out of !
You are second child Anne Windsor
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You scored out of !
You are second child Warren Buffet
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You scored out of !
You are second child Abraham Lincoln
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You scored out of !
You are second child Bill Gates
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You scored out of !
You are second child Britney Spears
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You scored out of !
You are second child Mark Zuckerberg
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You scored out of !
You are second child JFK
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You scored out of !
You are second child Charles Darwin
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You scored out of !
HOW did you get none right?
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