General Knowledge Trivia Questions #105Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Although my real name was Edward Teach, I am much better known by nickname. Who am I?
b. Billy the Kid
c. The Sundance Kid
d. The Zodiac Killer
Blackbeard - Blackbeard was an English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies.
In the game of darts, what is the lowest number that CANNOT be scored with a single dart?
23 - Top quality dartboards are made of sisal fibers whereby less expensive boards are often made of cork.
In what major war did we see tanks used for the very first time?
a. Korean War
b. 1st Sino-Japanese War
WW1 - Tanks were first used in combat by the British Army during the Battle of the Somme.
Alanis Morissette's third studio album, in which year did "Jagged Little Pill" win the Grammy for Best Album?
1996 - The album and Morissette also won six Juno Awards in 1996.
The main seaport and financial center, Karachi is the largest city in which country?
c. South Korea
Pakistan - Karachi is nicknamed as the 'City of Lights' due to its night life.
Who played the role of "Shakespeare" in the 1998 romantic comedy film "Shakespeare in Love"?
a. Daniel Craig
b. Ben Affleck
c. Liam Neeson
d. Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes - Shakespeare in Love won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress for Gwyneth Paltrow.
Canadian physician and sports coach "James Naismith" invented which sport in 1891?
Basketball - Written by James Naismith in 1891, the original rules of basketball were auctioned at Sotheby's in New York in December of 2010.
British actress Emma Watson played the role of which character in the Harry Potter films?
a. Hermione Grainger
b. Luna Lovegood
c. Lavender Brown
d. Ginny Weasley
Hermione Grainger - Emma Watson played the role of Hermione in all eight Harry Potter films.
In which country did the Aztec Empire once hail?
Mexico - Aztec culture and history has been chiefly determined through archaeological evidence.
Sixteen chemical elements are named after people. How many are women?
2 - Curium, atomic number 96, is named after Marie Curie and her husband. Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is named after Lise Meitner.
How many states joined and fought for the "Confederate States of America" during the "American Civil War"?
11 - The American Civil War lasted 4 years, 3 weeks and 6 days from April 12, 1861 to May 9, 1865.
In the 1992 film "Home Alone 2 - Lost in New York," what are the Sticky Bandits Marv and Harry planning to rob?
a. Toy Store
b. Candy Store
Toy Store - Home Alone 2 was the second most financially successful film of 1992.
Released in 1968, Barbra Streisand won a Best Actress Oscar for which romantic musical comedy film?
a. A Star Is Born
b. Up the Sandbox
c. All Night Long
d. Funny Girl
Funny Girl - Funny Girl is loosely based on the life and career of Fanny Brice.
Which part of the human body is known as the "Hallux"?
a. Big Toe
b. Voice Box
Big Toe - 'Pollex' is the equivalent term for the thumb.
Made by grinding the seeds of the achiote tree, what color is the Mexican paste "Annatto"?
Red - Its flavor is described as 'slightly nutty, sweet and peppery'.
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