General Knowledge Trivia Questions #121Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Making its debut in October 1939, the first Marvel Comic book (Marvel Comics #1) featured which superhero?
a. Human Torch
b. Captain Marvel
c. Iron Man
d. Spider Man
Human Torch - The comic also featured the anti-hero 'Namor the Sub-Mariner'.
The Beatles' song "All You Need is Love" opens with a few bars from which country's national anthem?
French - All You Need is Love was released as a non-album single in July 1967.
Traditionally, a couple's third wedding anniversary is known as their?
a. Wood Anniversary
b. Leather Anniversary
c. Cotton Anniversary
d. Paper Anniversary
Leather Anniversary - Fifty years of marriage is called a 'Golden Wedding Anniversary'.
Who took over Radar O'Reilly's job as company clerk on the TV show M*A*S*H in season eight?
a. Duke Forrest
b. Charles Winchester
c. Luther Rizzo
d. Maxwell Klinger
Maxwell Klinger - Radar was given a hardship discharge to help on the family farm after the death of his Uncle Ed.
What Chinese general and military strategist is credited with writing the 5th century BC text "The Art of War"?
a. Tan Zheng
b. Su Yu
c. Xu Haidong
d. Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu - Much of The Art of War is about how to fight wars without actually having to do battle.
What spacecraft was the first to land successfully on Mars in July of 1976?
a. Mars Pathfinder
b. Mars Three
c. Mars One
d. Viking One
Viking One - Viking performed a biology experiment whose purpose was to look for evidence of life on the planet.
The largest animal habitat, Oceans cover approximately what percentage of the Earth?
a. 70 Percent
b. 75 Percent
c. 65 Percent
d. 60 Percent
70 Percent - The largest and deepest ocean is the Pacific.
Of the 88 keys on a piano, how many are white?
52 - The lowest key is an A, the highest is a C.
What battle was the last major German offensive campaign in its western theater during World War II?
a. Battle of Dunkirk
b. Battle of France
c. Battle of the Bulge
d. Battle of Arnhem
Battle of the Bulge - The Battle of the Bulge was the largest battle fought by the United States in World War II.
Codenamed Operation Ajax, a 1953 joint US/UK coup in Iran overthrew which democratically elected Prime Minister?
a. Ahmad Qavam
b. Mohammad Mosaddeq
c. Reza Pahlavi
d. Fazlollah Zahedi
Mohammad Mosaddeq - Mosaddegh was imprisoned for three years and then put under house arrest until his death in 1967.
What serial killer terrorized Whitechapel, in the East End of London, committing at least five murders in 1888?
a. Sarah Freeman
b. Sweeney Todd
c. The Zodiac Killer
d. Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper - Jack the Ripper's first known victim was Mary Nichols, who was murdered on August 31st, 1888.
What is the national sport of Japan?
b. Sumo Wrestling
Sumo Wrestling - Although Sumo is the national sport, baseball and soccer have far more fans.
In what decade did Great Britain join the United States and the Soviet Union as a nuclear power?
1950s - 1952 to be exact.
In the National Hockey League (NHL), what trophy is awarded annually to the league's most valuable player?
a. Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
b. Calder Memorial Trophy
c. James Norris Memorial Trophy
d. Hart Memorial Trophy
Hart Memorial Trophy - The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded to the league's most outstanding rookie player.
Which of the following animals is not native to Australia?
Wildebeest - The wildebeest is native to Africa.
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