General Knowledge Trivia Questions #111Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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In the Harry Potter film series, what is the name of the fictional British school of magic?
Hogwarts - The school's full name is Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Where would you find Europe's highest waterfall?
Norway - Located in Norway, Vinnufossen is the tallest waterfall in Europe, and the sixth tallest waterfall in the world.
Which animal's stomach is used to make "Haggis"?
Sheep - Haggis is widely available in supermarkets in Scotland all year long.
This civil rights leader gave a public speech titled "I Have a Dream" on August 28th 1963 in Washington, D.C.
a. Malcolm X
b. Martin Luther King Jr.
c. Rosa Parks
d. Thurgood Marshall
Martin Luther King Jr. - The speech described Martin's dreams of freedom and equality.
Released in November of 1971, name Billy Joel's debut solo album.
a. Piano Man
b. The Stranger
c. Streetlife Serenade
d. Cold Spring Harbor
Cold Spring Harbor - Cold Spring Harbor was followed by Piano Man in 1973.
Which element is the most prominent in the air?
Nitrogen - Nitrogen comprises approximately 78.1 percent of the air on Earth.
Which 19th century author wrote the novels "A Christmas Carol" and "Great Expectations"?
a. Charles Dickens
b. Mark Twain
c. Herman Melville
d. Arthur Conan Doyle
Charles Dickens - Charles first literary success came with the serial publication of the Pickwick Papers in 1836.
How many different Japanese cities did the United States hit with atomic bombs in 1945?
2 - The United States dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August of 1945.
Created and produced by Vince Gilligan, what TV series featured actor Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman?
a. Breaking Bad
c. Sons of Anarchy
d. Prison Break
Breaking Bad - Bryan Cranston played the role of Walter White.
First domesticated about 4,000 years ago, how many humps does an Arabian camel have?
One - Arabian camels are also known as Dromedary camels.
Approximately, how many miles make up a "nautical" league?
3.45 - The league is no longer an official unit in any nation.
Hippophobia, or equinophobia, is the fear of which animal?
Horses - Cynophobia is the fear of dogs.
Broccoli belongs to the same plant family as?
Cabbage - Broccoli and cabbage belong to the family Brassicaceae.
The game of "Brockian Ultra Cricket" appears in which series of novels?
a. Harry Potter
b. The Maze Runner
c. A Song of Ice and Fire
d. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - The game involves suddenly hitting people unexpectedly and then running away.
How is musician "Marvin Lee Aday" better known?
b. Alice Cooper
c. Kid Rock
Meatloaf - Meatloaf is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
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