General Knowledge Trivia Questions #129Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Which famous person was the first to have a star laid on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame"?
a. Burt Lancaster
b. Elizabeth Taylor
c. Stanley Kramer
d. Charlie Chaplin
Stanley Kramer - Stanley's star was laid on March 28th, 1960. He directed the films 'Inherit the Wind' and 'Judgment at Nuremberg'.
"Katniss Everdeen" takes her sister's place in the "Hunger Games". Which district does she represent?
12 - The poorest and least populated, District 12 is a coal mining area.
In Greek mythology, who is the god of the winds and king of the mythical, floating island of Aiolia?
Aeolus - Aether is the god of upper air space and the heavens.
What British monarch reigned for only nine days?
a. Edward the V
b. Mary I
c. George the II
d. Lady Jane Grey
Lady Jane Grey - Lady Jane Grey ruled England from July 10th to July 19th, 1553. She was executed by Queen Mary.
Who plays the part of "Rubeus Hagrid" in the "Harry Potter" movies?
a. Richard Harris
b. Robbie Coltrane
c. Alan Rickman
d. Daniel Radcliff
Robbie Coltrane - Hagrid is half-giant and half-human.
Where was American television presenter and tabloid talk show host "Jerry Springer" born?
a. A subway
b. A shopping mall
c. An ocean liner
d. A plane
A subway - Jerry springer was born in the London underground in 1944. The Highgate station was used as an air raid shelter.
One of the best-selling music artists of all time, who wrote and recorded the songs "Here Comes My Girl" and "Refugee"?
a. David Bowie
b. Rod Stewart
c. Bob Dylan
d. Tom Petty
Tom Petty - Tom Petty was a member of the Traveling Wilburys along with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Jeff Lynne.
Which planet in our solar system spins the fastest?
Jupiter - Jupiter rotates in just under ten hours.
First published in 1937, what novel includes the characters "Mary", "Old Took" and "Bungo"?
a. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
b. Peter Pan
c. The Hobbit
d. Alice in Wonderland
The Hobbit - 'Old Took' was Bilbo Baggin's Grandfather. 'Bungo' was his father.
In 2018, Felipe Baloy scored for his soccer team in the World Cup. This was his nation's first World Cup Finals goal. What country did he represent?
Panama - Felipe Baloy was born in 1981. He plays defender on the Panamanian soccer team.
In 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected separating East and West Berlin. When did it come down?
1989 - The Wall was also known as the 'Wall of Shame'.
What is the name of the reindeer featured in the 2013 musical fantasy film "Frozen"?
Sven - As of 2018, 'Frozen' is the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
A military campaign of the Second World War, when did the "Battle of Britain" end?
1940 - The Battle of Britain began on July 10th, 1940 and it ended on Oct. 31st, 1940.
Featuring a mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, who wrote the classic tale of "Peter Pan"?
a. E. B. White
b. J. R. Tolkien
c. J. K. Rowling
d. J. M. Barrie
J. M. Barrie - Peter Pan first appears in Barrie's work as 'The Little White Bird', which was published in 1902.
Which member of the Beatles was married to "Pattie Boyd"?
a. George Harrison
b. Ringo Star
c. John Lennon
d. Paul McCartney
George Harrison - Pattie Boyd and George were divorced in 1977. She then married Eric Clapton.
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