General Knowledge Trivia Questions #69Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which of the following songs was recorded by Elvis Presley?
a. The Sounds of Silence
b. (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
c. Jailhouse Rock
d. Good Golly, Miss Molly
Jailhouse Rock - The song was released on September 24, 1957.
How many primary apostles did Jesus have?
12 - The commissioning of the Twelve Apostles is recorded in the Synoptic Gospels.
What type of currency is currently being used in the United Kingdom (2014)?
Pound - The United Kingdom has not switched to the Euro.
"Robinson Crusoe" is the story of a castaway who spends years on a remote tropical island. Who wrote the classic novel?
a. Alexandre Dumas
b. Daniel Defoe
c. F. Scott Fitzgerald
d. William Golding
Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe was published in 1719. Defoe wrote a sequel entitled 'The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe', which was published in the same year.
By issuing the Declaration of Independence, how many American Colonies originally broke from British rule in 1776?
13 - Thomas Jefferson composed the original draft of the document.
What is the national sport of Canada?
c. Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey - Both Canada's men and women's ice hockey teams won the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
What early well-known rock classic begins with the lyrics, "Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans, way back up in the woods among the evergreens"?
a. That'll be the Day
b. Johnny B. Goode
c. The Twist
d. Blue Suede Shoes
Johnny B. Goode - Written and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1958.
For two players, which of the following games is played on a 10×10 square board with 40 game pieces per side?
b. Chinese Checkers
Stratego - The game pieces represent individual officers and soldiers in an army.
To bake a basic loaf of homemade bread, you would require flour, water, salt and what other essential ingredient?
Yeast - Although not required, many bread recipes also list sugar.
Which country was the first to put a man in space?
Russia - Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space in April of 1961.
Which of the following auto parts is part of an automobile's ignition system?
Distributor - The distributor routes high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plugs.
On which continent is the country of Afghanistan located?
d. South America
Asia - Afghanistan is approximately the size of Texas.
Adolf Hitler's party, which came into power in 1933, was known as?
a. The Communist Party
b. The Labor Party
c. The Democratic Party
d. The Nazi Party
The Nazi Party - Under Hitler's rule, Germany was reconstructed into a fascist totalitarian state.
Pochard, Pintail and Shoveler are all varieties of which animal?
Duck - The shoveler is a common duck found throughout most of North America.
A German World War I celebrity, by what name was Manfred von Richthofen better known as?
a. The Red Baron
b. The Blue Max
c. The Black Ace
d. The Iron Cross
The Red Baron - The Red Baron was officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
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