General Knowledge Trivia Questions #128Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Which of the following biblical figures is not a son of "Adam and Eve"?
Enoch - Cain had a son named Enoch.
Shaped like a butterfly, what gland helps regulate energy in the body?
Thyroid - The primary function of the thyroid is the production of iodine.
Playing for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983, what position was former baseball champ "Johnny Bench"?
b. Second Base
Catcher - Bench won two World Series (1975, 1976).
Which of the following James Bond films was not released during the 1980s?
b. For Your Eyes Only
c. A View to a Kill
Moonraker - Featuring Roger Moore as James Bond, Moonraker was released in 1979.
Considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, Mount Rainier can be found in which US state?
Washington - Mount Rainier is located in the Mount Rainier National Park.
What is the symbol for the chemical element iron?
Fe - Iron's atomic number is 26.
What did Canadian electrical engineer, Brent Townshend, invent in 1996?
b. 56K Bit/sec Modem
c. Java Programming Language
d. DVD Player
56K Bit/sec Modem - Licensing fees for the technology was as much as $2.50 per modem when first introduced.
An influential figure in jazz music, Louis Armstrong primarily played what instrument?
Trumpet - Armstrong was inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame in 2017.
Consisting primarily of water and ethanol, Vodka is the traditional drink for this country.
Russia - Vodka is traditionally drunk 'neat'.
Which English novelist wrote the novels "1984" and "Animal Farm"?
a. James Joyce
b. William Golding
c. George Orwell
d. H. G. Wells
George Orwell - Other notable works are 'Homage to Catalonia' and 'Down and Out in Paris and London'.
One of the traditional birthstones for March, this gem's name means speckled or spotted stone.
Jasper - Jasper is an opaque rock of virtually any color.
Playing the role of Amy Benic, what actress stars opposite Val Kilmer in the 1999 romantic film "At First Sight"?
a. Julia Campbell
b. Lisa Kudrow
c. Mira Sorvino
d. Mena Suvari
Mira Sorvino - At First Sight was inspired by the true life story of Shirl Jennings.
A leading artist in the court of King Philip IV, the Spanish painter Diego Velazquez was known for what style of paintings?
a. Still Live
c. Religious works
Portraits - Velazquez was one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age.
What film won the "Best Picture Oscar" at the 51st Academy Awards held in April of 1979?
a. Thank God It's Friday
b. Midnight Express
c. Heaven Can Wait
d. The Deer Hunter
The Deer Hunter - The Deer Hunter won five Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Released in 1987, what is the name of Guns N' Roses' debut album?
a. Appetite for Destruction
b. G N' R Lies
c. Guns N' Roses
d. Use Your Illusion
Appetite for Destruction - As of 2018, Appetite for Destruction is the 11th best-selling album in the United States.
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