General Knowledge Trivia Questions #110Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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"The Liberty Bell" was the theme tune to which classic British comedy show?
a. Monty Python
b. The Office
d. Only Fools and Horses
Monty Python - The Liberty Bell was composed by John Philip Sousa in 1893.
A dish served "A la Crecy" comes with what vegetable?
Carrots - Carrot soup is a classic dish in French cuisine.
The line "To be or not to be, that is the question" comes from which Shakespearean play?
b. Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet - A tragedy, Hamlet is set in the Kingdom of Denmark.
Talent manager "Colonel Tom Parker" managed which singer's career?
a. Roy Orbison
b. Elvis Presley
c. Chuck Berry
d. Johnny Cash
Elvis Presley - Elvis is the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music.
Starting on June 25, 1950, how long did the Korean War last?
a. 1 years, 1 month and 2 days
b. 3 years, 1 month and 2 days
c. 2 years, 1 month and 2 days
d. 4 years, 1 month and 2 days
3 years, 1 month and 2 days - The war ended in a military stalemate on July 27th, 1953.
In the 2014 comedy film "St. Vincent", who plays the role of Vincent?
a. Bill Murray
b. Hugh Grant
c. Matt Damon
d. Ben Affleck
Bill Murray - St. Vincent was written and directed by Theodore Melfi.
In which museum would you visit if you wanted to see the Mona Lisa?
b. Pergamon Museum
c. The Louvre
d. Hermitage Museum
The Louvre - Located in Paris, France, the Louvre is the world's largest museum.
Known as the thousand-year capital, Kyoto is the former capital city of which nation?
Japan - Kyoto has a population of approximately 1.5 million.
Who, at the age of 32, is the oldest man to have won the men's 100m sprint at the Olympic Games?
a. Usain Bolt
b. Carl Lewis
c. Linford Christies
d. Donovan Bailey
Linford Christies - Linford was the first European to break the 10-second barrier in the 100m.
David Sarnoff is the founder of which American TV Network?
NBC - David was posthumously inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1984.
Which is the only country to have borders on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea?
Colombia - Bogota is the capital city of Colombia.
Reginald Dwight is better known as which popstar?
a. Elton John
c. Billy Ocean
Elton John - Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25th, 1947.
With a patent filed in 1888, the ball point pen was invented by whom?
a. Jacob Shinck
b. John J. Loud
c. Leon Foucault
d. Dr. Wallace Carothers
John J. Loud - The modern ballpoint pen didn't make its debut until 1938.
Present on the left and right, the carotid arteries are found in which part of the human body?
Neck - The carotid arteries supply blood to the front part of the brain.
Published in 1993, "The Client" was a hit novel for which author?
a. Robert Galbraith
b. John Grisham
c. Robert Harris
d. Stephen King
John Grisham - The Client is Grisham's fourth novel.
Known for being great companion dogs, Pugs originated from which country?
China - Pugs were brought from China to Europe sometime during the sixteenth century.
Complete the title of the only painting sold by Van Gogh in his lifetime - "The Red..."?
c. Night Sky
Vineyard - Van Gogh was not known by critics until his suicide at the age of 37.
Brass is an alloy of Zinc and which other material?
Copper - Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin.
Dermatology is associated with which part of the body?
Skin - Dermatology is the branch of medicine that deals with the skin, nails and hair.
George Clooney shot to fame in which medical drama?
d. A and E
ER - George played the role of Dr. Doug Ross.
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