General Knowledge Trivia Questions XLVFree Trivia Questions -
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What were the names of the three Brady boys on the TV show The Brady Bunch?
a. Greg, Peter and Mike
b. Mike, Peter and Bobby
c. Greg, Peter and Bobby
d. Greg, Jim and Bobby
Greg, Peter and Bobby - Mike was the name of the boy's father. This role was played by Robert Reed.
Which of these dog breeds does not come from Scotland?
a. Gordon Setter
b. Shetland Sheepdog
c. Skye Terrier
Dunker - The Dunker comes from Norway and is also called a Norwegian Hound.
Which Russian leader was forced to abdicate in 1917?
b. Nicholas II
c. Peter IV
Nicholas II - Nicholas Romanov abdicated on March 2nd, 1917. He issued a document giving the title to
his brother Grand Duke Michael.
Which country uses the Yuan as its currency?
China - Vietnam uses the Vietnamese Dong and Thailand uses the Bhat.
Which of these is an alternative name for the Congo River?
Zaire - The Congo River is the deepest river in the world. In some places, the river has a depth of more
than two hundred meters.
Where did John Lennon apologize on August 12, 1966 for his earlier remark that "The Beatles
are more popular than Jesus"?
a. In a 'Letter to the Editor', New York Times
b. At a news conference in Chicago, Illinois
c. He never apologized
d. In his hotel suite in Melbourne, Australia
At a news conference in Chicago, Illinois - Lennon made the remark in March 1966 during interviews with
Which actor portrays Frank Costanza on Seinfeld?
a. Jerry Stiller
b. Wayne Knight
c. Ben Stiller
d. Jason Alexander
Jerry Stiller - After Seinfield, Stiller went on to play the role of Arthur Spooner on The King of
In what U.S. city would you find the prominent blues nightspot, the "Cotton Club"?
a. Harlem, New York City
b. Chicago, IL
c. Nashville, TN
d. Atlanta, GA
Harlem, New York City - The Cotton Club was a famous jazz music nightclub, which operated from 1923 to
Which singer once wanted to be hit by a baby?
a. Alice Cooper
b. Britney Spears
c. Laureen Hill
d. Gloria Estefan
Britney Spears - From her hit song 'Baby One More Time'.
Who won an Oscar for playing someone of the opposite sex?
a. Julie Andrews
b. Robin Williams
c. Linda Hunt
d. Jack Lemmon
Linda Hunt - Linda won her award for the role of male dwarf Billy Kwan in the movie 'The Year of Living
In 2004, what former mink farmer and drive-in theatre operator did CBC and its viewers decide
was "The Greatest Canadian"?
a. Pierre Trudeau
b. Frederick Banting
c. Tommy Douglas
d. Terry Fox
Tommy Douglas - Number 2 was Terry Fox (who ran across half of Canada on one leg to raise money to fight
KNO3 isn't used in school and military dorms to suppress sexual appetite, but it is used as a
fertilizer, to make glass and even as a diuretic. What is it?
a. Rock salt
b. Spanish flea
c. Table sugar
Saltpeter - Diminished sexual appetites in those environments are mostly due to stress.
Ireland's Michael Flatley and India's Shiva Nataraja share what nickname?
b. Fightin' Irish
c. Lord of the Dance
Lord of the Dance - Shiva is sometimes sculpted as Natajara, Lord of the Dance.
What word applies to both a Hungarian wine and an Asian gecko?
Tokay - Tokay comes from Hungary's Tokaji.
After a 1937 speaking tour of Japan, who became the first person to bring the akita dog breed
to the US?
a. Helen Keller
b. Eleanor Roosevelt
c. Amelia Earhart
d. Aimee Semple McPherson
Helen Keller - She visited the Akita Prefecture in Tohoku and a local policeman gave her a puppy named
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