General Knowledge Trivia Questions #102Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Active from 1985 to 2006, which sport was Jerry Rice famous for playing?
a. Ice Hockey
c. American Football
American Football - Rice is considered by many to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history.
Name the second largest country by area.
Canada - At almost double the size of Canada, Russia is the largest country in the world.
This well-known Shakespearean character was married to Desdemona.
Othello - Othello is a tragedy. It's believed to have been written in 1603.
Which of the following detectives was created by British-American novelist Raymond Chandlers?
a. Father Brown
b. Sherlock Holmes
c. Peter Wimsey
d. Phillip Marlowe
Phillip Marlowe - Chandler's first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939.
Which of the following countries is not a member of the European Union (EU)?
Norway - The capital of Norway is Oslo.
What is the maximum number of players on the court in a game of Olympic badminton?
4 - Badminton made its debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
This American state is located the closest to Russia.
b. New York
Alaska - The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867.
"New Thinking, New Possibilities" is the slogan for which automobile company?
Hyundai - The Hyundai Motor Group is a South Korean company headquartered in Seoul.
Encompassing an area of 110,036 square miles, on which continent would you find the "Great Sandy Desert"?
c. South America
Australia - Great Sandy Desert is located in the North West of Western Australia.
Considered a sex symbol in the 1960s, Shirley Eaton played the role of Jill Masterson in which James Bond film?
a. Dr. No
c. From Russia with Love
Goldfinger - Goldfinger was released in 1964.
Pb is the symbol of which chemical element in the carbon group?
Lead - Lead has the atomic number of 82.
Originating in Italy, the poetic form titled "sonnet" contains how many lines?
14 - The word Sonnet was derived from the Italian word sonetto.
The music artists Ali Campbell and Astro were members of which British reggae/pop band?
a. Blink 182
c. Bloodhound Gang
UB40 - UB40 has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart.
Spending most of his life in France, what nationality was world renowned painter Pablo Picasso?
Spanish - Picasso is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century.
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