General Knowledge Trivia Questions E57Free Trivia Questions -
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Who played the part of the adult Pu Yi in the movie "The Last Emperor"?
a. Tsou Tijger
b. Victor Wong
c. John Lone
d. Dennis Dun
John Lone - John was born in Honk Kong in 1952.
What is the capital of Venezuela?
c. San Paulo
Caracas - The full name of the city is Santiago de Leon de Caracas.
Ralph Greenleaf aka the Showman played what sport?
Billiards - Ralph was an American Pool player. He was born in 1899.
Who wrote the classic novel "Animal Farm"?
a. George Orwell
b. Ernest Hemmingway
c. Joseph Heller
d. Stephan Crane
George Orwell - The novel was first published in 1945.
Which river borders South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana?
b. The Congo
d. The Nile
Limpopo - The Limpopo is about 1,750 km long.
What movie used the tag lines "The further you travel, the darker it gets" and "What's in that
b. The Deep
c. The House on the Hill
Insidious - Insidious was released in 2010.
Which country's national animal is the lion?
Belgium - The lion is also the national animal of Luxembourg and Liberia.
Which country's flag has a black star on red, yellow and green stripes?
Ghana - The word Ghana means Warrior King.
Who invented the brakes that are used on elevators?
a. Ivan Motorins
b. Elisha Otis
c. Samuel Morey
d. Karl Benz
Elisha Otis - Elisha Otis founded the Otis Elevator Company.
What is another name for the Kolokol III?
a. The Tsar Bell
b. The Leaning Tower
c. Tiananmen Square
d. The Tower of Babel
The Tsar Bell - The Tsar Bell is located in Moscow.
In which novel would you find the characters Ralph, Piggy and Simon?
a. Gulliver's Travels
b. Watership Down
c. Animal Farm
d. Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies - Lord of the Flies was written by William Golding.
King Harald and Queen Sonja ruled over which nation?
b. The Netherlands
Norway - King Harald V succeeded to the throne in 1991, after the death of his father, Olav V.
Who painted "Le Reve", "The Weeping Woman" and "The Old Guitarist"?
Picasso - Picasso also painted Massacre in Korea and Garcon a la Pipe.
Which well known architect designed Child of the Sun, Graycliff and the Imperial Hotel?
a. Frank Lloyd Wright
b. Louis Khan
c. Peter Calthorpe
d. C. W. Rapp
Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright is an American architect.
Which of these animals might live in groups called bloats or dales?
Hippos - A group of hippos can also be called a pod or a herd.
What sport did Picabo Street participate in?
a. Alpine skiing
Alpine skiing - Picabo Street won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics.
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