General Knowledge Trivia Questions #117Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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"The Intimidator" was a nickname of which NASCAR driver?
a. Cale Yarborough
b. Bill Elliott
c. Bobby Allison
d. Dale Earnhardt
Dale Earnhardt - His aggressive driving style earned him the nickname.
Fill in the blank to complete the title to this 2012 dark fantasy film - "_____ and the Huntsmen"?
b. Sleeping Beauty
c. Snow White
Snow White - Actress Kristen Stewart plays the role of Snow White in the film.
Falstaff is one of the main characters in which Shakespearean play?
a. The Comedy or Errors
c. The Merchant of Venice
d. The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Merry Wives of Windsor - The Merry Wives of Windsor was first published in 1602.
What does the word "Brut" denote when referring to champagne?
a. Very sweet
b. Very fruity
c. Very light
d. Very dry
Very dry - Doux denotes the sweetest of champagnes.
Released on her fourth studio album "All I Ever Wanted", who had a 2010 hit with the song "Already Gone"?
a. Kelly Clarkson
b. Reba McEntire
c. Mariah Carey
d. Carrie Underwood
Kelly Clarkson - The song peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The zygomatic bone can be found in which part of the human body?
Skull - It is also known as the cheekbone.
Name the fruit that does not come from a plant that belongs to the Rose family.
Banana - The banana is botanically a berry.
Which of the following astrological signs is represented by a "Mountain Sea-Goat"?
Capricorn - Capricorn is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac.
What is the name given to a nesting of penguins?
Rookery - The largest living penguin species is the emperor penguin.
The team "New York Rangers" compete in which North American sport?
a. Ice Hockey
c. American Football
Ice Hockey - The New York Rangers have won the Stanley Cup four times - 1994, 1940, 1933, and 1928.
Born as Clara Ann Fowler, whose signature song was the popular country song "Tennessee Waltz"?
a. Doris Day
b. Patti Page
c. Joni James
d. Connie Francis
Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz was written by Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King.
According to the 2011 song, what month did Taylor Swift go "Back to"?
December - Released on Taylor's third studio album 'Speak Now'.
Of the following four historical events, which happened first?
a. Mussolini Executed
b. World War One Outbreak
c. Truman Doctrine
d. Battle of Stalingrad
World War One Outbreak - World War One began on July 28th, 1914.
This painter was well-known for his unique style of drip painting.
a. Andy Warhol
b. Salvador Dali
c. Mark Rothko
d. Jackson Pollock
Jackson Pollock - Pollock died in an alcohol-related car accident at the age of 44.
Who is the Greek god of music and poetry?
Apollo - Apollo parents were Zeus and Leto.
Branches from which tree can be seen on the UN flag?
Olive - The olive branches are a symbol for peace.
Harvard University is located in which US state?
a. Rhode Island
Massachusetts - Established in 1636, Harvard University is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
How many commandments did Moses receive on Mount Sinai?
10 - According to the Hebrew Bible, Moses was an Egyptian prince who later in life became a religious leader.
In Greek mythology, which of the Titans was the father of Zeus?
Cronus - The youngest among the Titans, Cronus is a son of Uranus and Ge.
Name the German zeppelin that was destroyed by fire in the United States in 1937.
b. Graf Zeppelin II
Hindenburg - The Hindenburg flew from March 1936 until it was destroyed by fire on May 6, 1937.
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