General Knowledge Trivia Questions #71Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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The element stibium, with symbol and atomic number 51, is also known as?
Antimony - Found in nature, antimony is a gray metalloid.
Who once wore a white polyester tuxedo that was later sold for approximately $145,000 in 1995?
a. John Travolta
b. Elvis Presley
c. George Bush
d. King Charles
John Travolta - Seen in Saturday Night Fever, the tuxedo was originally purchased off the rack in a Brooklyn store.
Who was the American mathematician and serial murderer named by the media as the "Unabomber"?
a. Ted Kaczynski
b. Eric Robert Rudolph
c. George Metesky
d. Luke Helder
Ted Kaczynski - George was responsible for 16 separate bombings and 3 deaths.
On which show would you see the characters Derek Morgan and Spencer Reid?
a. Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds - The show first aired in 2005.
As of April 2014, who was the leader of Russia?
a. Sergey Lavrov
b. Vladimir Putin
c. Boris Yeltsin
d. Dmitry Medvedev
Vladimir Putin - Vladimir took office in 2012.
Whom does Mandy Patinkin play on the TV show "Homeland"?
a. Jason Gideon
b. Jeffery Geiger
c. Rube Sofer
d. Saul Berenson
Saul Berenson - All the characters listed were played by Mandy on different TV shows.
Which city is home to the Maple Leaf's hockey team?
Toronto - One of the original six teams, the franchise was founded in 1917.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, what year is 2014?
a. The horse
b. The dragon
c. The monkey
d. The snake
The horse - 2015 will be the year of the sheep.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records (2014), which nation holds the record for hosting the largest fireworks display?
c. United States
Dubai - This display occurred in 2013 on New Year's Eve.
Which politician was caught fooling around on a boat ironically named "The Monkey Business" in 1987?
a. Gerry Studds
b. Brock Adams
c. Bill Clinton
d. Gary Hart
Gary Hart - Gary was seen with model Donna Rice.
Which chocolate bar shares its old slogan "Gimme a Break" with the name of a 1980s TV sitcom?
a. Kit Kat
d. Milky Way
Kit Kat - Twix used the slogan 'Two for me, none for you'.
Which ocean ranks as the smallest in size?
Arctic - The largest ocean is the Pacific.
If you started walking the Appalachian Trail in Maine and completed it, where would you end up?
c. New Mexico
Georgia - The Appalachian Trail is about 2,200 miles long.
The rapper Eminem appeared in which of these films?
a. 8 mile
b. The Green Mile
c. Lethal Weapon
8 mile - He plays Jimmy Smith in the movie.
Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Awards in 2014 for the second time. In what year did she make her first appearance as host?
2007 - Ellen has also hosted the Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys.
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