General Knowledge Trivia Questions #53Free Trivia Questions -
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Which band is featured in the book "The Dirt Confessions of the
World’s Most Notorious Rock Band"?
a. The Rolling Stones
b. Motley Crue
c. Led Zeppelin
d. The Sex Pistols
Motley Crue - The book is a collaborative autobiography written by Motley Crue, their managers, and Neil
OJ Simpson played for which American football team from 1969 to
a. Buffalo Bills
b. Dallas Cowboys
c. Indianapolis Colts
d. San Francisco 49ers
Buffalo Bills - Simpson became the first professional football player to rush for more than 2000 yards
in a season in 1973.
Which country became the first to ban the sale of tobacco and
Bhutan - Ireland, however, was the first country in the world to institute an outright ban on smoking in
Tainted Love was originally a hit for whom in the 1960s?
a. Dorothy Dandridge
b. Diana Ross
c. Donna Summer
d. Gloria Jones
Gloria Jones - The song gained worldwide fame after being covered by Soft Cell in 1981.
Which planet experiences the fastest winds in the Solar System?
Neptune - Winds on Neptune reach speeds of 1300 miles per hour.
The Four Temperaments was a classic 1946 ballet by whom?
a. Beatrice Tompkins
b. Marius Petipa
c. George Balanchine
d. Vaslav Nijinsky
George Balanchine - The premiere took place on November 20, 1946, at the Central High School of Needle
Trades in New York City.
Old Major was which type of creature in Animal Farm?
Pig - Old Major proposes a solution to the animals' desperate plight on Manor Farm under the Jones
administration and inspires thoughts of a rebellion.
How many of Henry VIII's children ascended the throne?
3 - Namely, the three were Edward VI (1547-1553), Mary I (1553-1558), and Elizabeth (1558-1603).
A "charity line" or "charity stripe" is associated with which
d. Field hockey
Basketball - It is otherwise known as the free-throw line.
Knaidel is a kind of what?
d. Spinning top
Dumpling - Knaidel is a transliteration of the Yiddish for matzah ball.
Which well-known snack has Sailor Jack on its packaging?
a. Life Savers
b. Cracker Jack
c. Almond Joy
d. Lays Chips
Cracker Jack - Sold first at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, Cracker Jack features Sailor Jack with
his dog Bingo on its box.
What is the proper name of the candle holder used for Hanukkah?
Menorah - The Menorah has places for nine candles.
What body of water separates Madagascar from the African
a. Vivari Channel
b. The Bering Strait
c. The Strait of Wanda Fuca
d. Mozambique Channel
Mozambique Channel - The Bering Strait separates Alaska and The Soviet Union.
On the hit TV show M*A*S*H, who played the role of Trapper?
a. Wayne Rogers
b. Larry Linville
c. Harry Morgan
d. Alan Alda
Wayne Rogers - Larry Linville played the role of the idiotic Frank Burns.
The famous German Airplane engineer Messerschmitt designed and
manufactured what transportation devices after World War II?
a. Three-wheel Mini-cars and Motorcycles
b. Electric Locomotives
d. Motor Boats
Three-wheel Mini-cars and Motorcycles - Messerschmitt manufactured World War II German fighter aircraft,
markedly the Bf 109 and the Me 262.
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