General Knowledge Trivia Questions #126Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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What US president wrote a memoir entitled "Dreams From My Father"?
a. Barack Obama
b. Donald Trump
c. Gerald Ford
d. Richard Nixon
Barack Obama - Obama published the memoir in July of 1995.
What country does Alaska border to the east?
Canada - The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867.
Against the forces of which nation did the Ethiopians win the "Battle of Adowa" in 1896?
Italy - The battle secured Ethiopian sovereignty.
In which French city was the heroine of France "Joan of Arc" burned at the stake?
Rouen - Joan of Arc was given the nickname 'The Maid of Orleans'.
If you were ordering a "Zinger Meal" and seeing images of the "Colonel", where would you be?
a. Taco Bell
d. Burger King
KFC - KFC was known as Kentucky Fried Chicken until 1991.
Written by Lionel Bart, "Food, Glorious Food" is a song from which 1968 musical film?
a. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
c. Live a Little, Love a Little
d. Funny Girl
Oliver! - Oliver! won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Making its debut in 1987, the rock album "Hysteria" was released by what English rock band?
b. Pink Floyd
c. Def Leppard
d. The Rolling Stones
Def Leppard - Hysteria is Def Leppard's fourth studio album.
I am the only planet in our solar system whose name comes from Greek, rather than Roman, mythology.
Uranus - Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun.
Jake Gyllenhaal who plays the role of Louis Bloom, a crime journalist, is the lead actor in which 2014 film?
b. The Voices
Nightcrawler - Numerous critics have listed Nightcrawler as one of the best films of 2014.
One of the foremost leaders, he is often called the "Father of Modern Neurosurgery". Can you name him?
a. Robert Hooke
b. Domenico Maria Novara
c. Harvey Cushing
d. Christian Huygens
Harvey Cushing - Cushing developed many of the basic surgical techniques for operating on the brain.
What fruit has varieties that include Golden Pillow, Gibbon and Golden Button?
a. Ugli Fruit
Durian - The durian is considered by many people in Southeast Asia as the 'king of fruits'.
Complete the well-known line spoken by Humphrey Bogart in the 1942 film "Casablanca" - "Play it again..."?
Sam - Casablanca won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
The "Man of Steel" award is granted to the best player of the Super League season. What sport?
c. Rugby League
Rugby League - Rugby League was first played in Yorkshire, England in 1985.
Who painted the 1941 surrealist painting "Napoleon in the Wilderness"?
a. Yves Tanguy
b. Max Ernst
c. Marcel Duchamp
d. Hans Arp
Max Ernst - Ernst was one of the primary pioneers of Surrealism.
Which of the following songs was the signature tune of "Patti Page"?
a. Tennessee Waltz
b. Nashville Waltz
c. Southern Girl's Waltz
d. Oklahoma Waltz
Tennessee Waltz - Page was posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2013.
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