General Knowledge Trivia Questions #122Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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This nation's flag features a gold lion holding a kastane sword with its right forepaw. Can you name which country it belongs to?
b. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka is an island country located northeast of the Maldives.
Which Major League Baseball (MLB) team has the nickname of the "Orange Birds"?
a. Chicago Cubs
b. Boston Red Sox
c. Baltimore Orioles
d. Arizona Diamondbacks
Baltimore Orioles - As of 2017, the Orioles have won the World Series championship three times.
The disorder of "rickets" is most often caused by a deficiency of which vitamin?
a. Vitamin C
b. Vitamin B
c. Vitamin E
d. Vitamin D
Vitamin D - Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones.
The Bridal Chorus, generally known today as "Here Comes the Bride", is from the 1850 opera "Lohengrin". Who composed the march?
a. Johannes Brahms
b. Maurice Ravel
c. Ludwig van Beethoven
d. Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner - The Bridal Chorus is a march played during the bride's entrance at many formal weddings.
At which Battle did the German army first use lethal chlorine gas during the First World War?
a. Battle of Passchendaele
b. Battle of Vimy Ridge
c. Second Battle of Ypres
d. The Somme Offensive
Second Battle of Ypres - Shortly after the German gas attack, Britain and France began developing their own chemical weapons.
Which of the following James Bond films was the first to be released?
a. You Only Live Twice
b. From Russia With Love
From Russia With Love - From Russia With Love was released in 1963.
"Tiny Tim" is a character from Charles Dicken's novella "A Christmas Carol", and also a variety of fruit. Which fruit?
Tomato - The tomato belongs to the nightshade family.
In what year did Sheryl Crow win the "Grammy for Record of the Year" for the song "All I Wanna Do"?
1995 - Crow also won the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Grammy with the song.
Which evil film character utters the line "I'll get you, my pretty, and your pretty little dog too"?
a. Wicked Witch of the West
b. The Black Rat
c. Cruella Deville
d. Percival C. McLeach
Wicked Witch of the West - The Wicked Witch of the West is from the 1939 film The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Benedict and Beatrice are featured as lovers in which William Shakespeare comedy?
a. The Taming of the Shrew
b. Much Ado About Nothing
c. The Comedy of Errors
d. Love's Labour's Lost
Much Ado About Nothing - Much Ado About Nothing is believed to have been written in 1598 and 1599.
The fictional character "Jango Fett" made his debut in what Star Wars film?
a. A New Hope
b. Attack of the Clones
c. Return of the Jedi
d. Revenge of the Sith
Attack of the Clones - Jango Fett is thought to be the best mercenary in the galaxy.
What color is the teary-eyed woman's hair in Roy Lichtenstein's 1963 painting, "Drowning Girl"?
Blue - Drowning Girl has been described as a 'masterpiece of melodrama'.
What gland in the human body is responsible for regulating metabolism?
Thyroid - The thyroid gland is found in all vertebrates.
Which of the following early rock and roll pioneers has the middle name of "Aaron"?
a. Fats Domino
b. Chuck Berry
c. Elvis Presley
d. Little Richard
Elvis Presley - Elvis born on January 8th, 1935 and given the birth name Elvis Aaron Presley.
In the Disney 1955 animated classic "Lady and the Tramp", what is the name of Lady's owner?
Darling - Lady and the Tramp is based on the book 'Happy Dan, The Whistling Dog' by Ward Greene.
What is the second smallest, as well as the most densely populated country in the world?
c. San Marino
Monaco - Monaco is .78 square miles in size.
What artist holds the record for the most singles listed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which did not reach number one?
a. Michael Jackson
b. Stevie Wonder
c. James Brown
d. Little Richard
James Brown - Brown is ranked at seventh place on Rolling Stone's list of its 100 greatest artists of all time.
Which of the following celebrities was the first to be born?
a. Queen Elizabeth II
b. Nelson Mandela
c. Mother Teresa
d. Marilyn Monroe
Mother Teresa - Known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Mother Teresa was born August 26, 1910.
What island nation is the world's largest producer of nutmeg and mace crops?
Grenada - Grenada is known as 'The Island of Spice'.
Useful for calculating internet speed and bandwidth, how many megabits are there in a megabyte?
Eight - One megabyte is .001 of a gigabyte.
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