General Knowledge Trivia Questions #113Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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A diamond jubilee marks how many years on the throne for a monarch?
60 - A 75th birthday or anniversary is also commonly known as a 'diamond jubilee'.
In which city would you find the famous medieval Catholic cathedral "Notre Dame"?
Paris - Built in a gothic style, the cathedral is over 800 years old.
Written and directed by George Lucas, the 2005 film "Revenge of the Sith" is an installment of which film series?
a. Mad Max
b. Lord of the Rings
c. Star Wars
d. Harry Potter
Star Wars - Revenge of the Sith was the highest-grossing film of 2005 in the United States.
How many cards does each player get at the beginning of a round of Gin Rummy?
10 - The game of Gin Rummy was created by Elwood T. Baker and his son C. Graham Baker in 1909.
What age followed the Bronze Age?
a. Stone Age
b. Silver Age
c. Iron Age
d. Gold Age
Iron Age - Used for classifying ancient societies, the Iron Age is the third principal period of the three-age Stone-Bronze-Iron system.
How many Presidents of the USA were there during Fidel Castro's reign of power in Cuba?
10 - Castro's reign lasted from December 2, 1976 to February 24, 2008.
In which classic novel does the heroine marry a rude and abrupt man named "Mr. Rochester"?
a. Pride and Prejudice
b. Mansfield Park
c. Jane Eyre
d. Wuthering Heights
Jane Eyre - Published in 1847, Jane Eyre was written by Charlotte Bronte.
As of 2016, who is the only female to be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
a. Hazel Blears
b. Margaret Thatcher
c. Barbara Castle
d. Betty Boothroyd
Margaret Thatcher - Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.
Who won the best actor award at the 2015 Oscars for their role in the film "The Theory of Everything"?
a. Steve Carell
b. Eddie Redmayne
c. Bradley Cooper
d. Michael Fassbender
Eddie Redmayne - Redmayne played the role of Stephen Hawking.
Costa Rica's currency shares its name with which part of the human digestive system?
Colon - Colones are golden coins made of bronze coated steel.
Which of the following is the real title of a novel by Virginia Wolf?
a. Mrs. Balloway
b. Mrs. Falloway
c. Mrs. Calloway
d. Mrs. Dalloway
Mrs. Dalloway - One of Woolf's best-known novels, Mrs. Dalloway was first published in 1925.
What was the nickname of baseball legend "Hank Aaron"?
a. Splendid Splinter
b. Sultan of Swat
c. Three Fingers
Hammer - A right fielder, Hank Aaron played MLB from 1954 to 1976.
One of two species assigned to the genus Mandrillus, what type of animal is a mandrill?
Monkey - Mandrills are the largest monkeys in the world.
In the NBA, what is the shot clock set to?
a. 32 seconds
b. 20 seconds
c. 24 seconds
d. 28 seconds
24 seconds - The NBA gives a team 24 seconds to attempt a shot or else they lose possession of the ball.
Located in southern Oregon, what is the deepest lake in the United States?
a. Crater Lake
b. Lake Rose
c. Lake Michigan
d. Lake Erie
Crater Lake - At its deepest, Crater Lake's depth is 1,949 feet.
In the 1988 comedy film "A Fish Called Wanda", what do the main characters attempt to steal?
Jewels - The film stars John Cleese as Archie Leach and Jamie Lee Curtis as Wanda Gershwitz.
Voiced by Harry Shearer, what is the middle name of Mr. Burns in the TV sitcom "The Simpsons"?
Montgomery - His full name is Charles Montgomery Burns.
What does a scientist that works as an entomologist study?
Insects - Entomology is a branch of zoology.
Written by Jesse Stone, the song "Money Honey" was which group's first hit?
a. The Cadillacs
b. The Platters
c. The Dominoes
d. The Drifters
The Drifters - Rolling Stone ranked Money Honey at #252 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Which spirit replaces Tequila to turn a Bloody Maria into a Bloody Mary?
Vodka - A Bloody Mary contains vodka, tomato juice and a combination of other spices including Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce.
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