General Knowledge Trivia Questions #115Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Playing the role of Joy "Ma" Newsome, Brie Larsson starred in which 2015 drama film?
c. The Lobster
d. 45 Years
Room - Larson won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role in the film.
Written in 1893, the "Karelia Suite, Op 11" is a work by which Finnish composer and violinist?
Sibelius - Karelia Suite is one of Sibelius's most popular works.
In this sport we see individuals throwing stones at a house.
c. Shot Put
Curling - It is believed that curling was invented in medieval Scotland.
Known for its cultural sites, Anchorage is the largest city in which US State?
Alaska - Anchorage houses over 40 percent of Alaska's total population.
Monophobia is the fear of what?
a. Having One Partner
b. Being Alone
d. Being Kissed
Being Alone - Atychiphobia is the fear of failure.
First published in 1983, who wrote the landmark stargazer's book "NightWatch - A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe"?
a. Dennis Overbye
b. Stephen Hawking
c. Terence Dickinson
d. Kip S. Thomas
Terence Dickinson - NightWatch is currently the top-selling stargazing guide in the world.
"I love you" spoken by Carrie Fisher is replied with "I know" by Harrison Ford. Name the film.
a. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
b. Star Wars
d. Random Hearts
Star Wars - Star Wars was released in the United States on May 25, 1977.
What was the first name of the English poet and playwright "Shakespeare"?
William - Shakespeare produced most of his known works between the years 1589 and 1613.
Which of these bones lies highest on the human body?
d. Cervical Vertebrae
Mandible - The mandible is your jawbone.
Who composed the 1956 ballet "Spartacus"?
a. Marius Petipa
b. Aram Khachaturian
c. Pyotr Tchaikovsky
d. Igor Stravinsky
Aram Khachaturian - Aram Khachaturian was a Soviet Armenian composer and conductor.
Turkey entered World War I in which year?
1914 - Turkey entered World War I on the side of the Central Powers.
Which fruit is also referred to as a "Chinese Gooseberry"?
d. Ugli Fruit
Kiwifruit - Kiwi have a sweet but unique flavor.
Known for his cartoonish renderings, which of these painters was Canadian?
a. Edward Munch
b. Jean Dupas
c. Phillip Guston
d. Rene Magritte
Phillip Guston - Some of Phillip's notable works include the Studio, City Limits, Head and Bottle, Last Piece and Zone.
Which of the following historical events happened first?
a. Eiffel Tower Completed
b. New Zealand Women Vote
c. Dreyfus Affair
d. Statue of Liberty Presented
Statue of Liberty Presented - The statue was presented on October 28, 1886.
The country album "Come on Over" was a huge success for which Canadian singer in 1997?
a. Mackenzie Porter
b. Terri Clark
c. Shania Twain
d. Susan Jacks
Shania Twain - Come on Over is the 6th best-selling album of all-time in the United States.
Which of the following words is a synonym for "Quintessential"?
Stereotypical - Quintessential - representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
Who was the 44th President of the United States?
a. George W. Bush
b. Barack Obama
c. George H. W. Bush
d. Bill Clinton
Barack Obama - Obama served from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017.
In geometry, how many sides does a decagon have?
10 - A hexagon has six sides.
Which of the following films was not directed by Alfred Hitchcock?
a. Dial M for Murder
b. North by Northwest
c. Rear Window
d. The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon - The Maltese Falcon was directed by John Huston in his directorial debut.
Spanning the Golden Gate strait, in what US state would you find the "Golden Gate Bridge"?
c. New York
California - The Golden Gate Bridge is located in San Francisco.
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