General Knowledge Trivia Questions #77Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Making up about two thirds of the human brain, what is the largest part of the brain called?
Cerebrum - With some help from the cerebellum, the cerebrum directs all voluntary actions in the body.
Cultivated by aboriginal peoples in Mesoamerica during prehistoric times, "Maize" is better known by what name in North America?
Corn - The first maize plants only grew small, one-inch long corncobs.
Kiev is the largest city and capital of which nation?
Ukraine - Kiev is located on both sides of the Dnieper River.
Cynophobia is the fear of what?
a. Green things
d. The dark
Dogs - Fear of specific animals makes up 36 percent of all phobias. This includes the fear of snakes and spiders.
Released in 1995, who plays the role of homicide detective David Mills in the hit movie Seven?
a. Morgan Freeman
b. Danny Glover
c. Gerard Butler
d. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt - With good reviews from critics, Seven grossed $327 million at the box office.
Which famous gift did France give to the United States in 1886?
a. The Bean (Cloud Gate)
b. The Hope Diamond
c. The Mona Lisa
d. The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty - The Statue of Liberty was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.
How many sides does a parallelogram have?
4 - A parallelogram is also called a quadrilateral.
Released in July 2001 on their album "Silver Side Up", which band recorded the hit song "How You Remind Me"?
a. Blue Oyster Cult
c. Bon Jovi
d. Tom Cochrane and Red Ryder
Nickelback - Nickelback was formed in 1995 in Canada.
What is the term for the perimeter of a circle?
Circumference - To determine the circumference of a circle, you must know its diameter.
Held for a period of 34 years, when was the "Man in the Iron Mask" first imprisoned?
1670 - The Man in the Iron Mask has been the subject of many different novels and films.
Which of the following songs was not recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift?
a. Teardrops On My Guitar
b. Love Story
c. Before He Cheats
d. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Before He Cheats - Before He Cheats was recorded by Carrie Underwood in 2005.
As of 2014, Ken Jennings currently holds the record for the longest winning streak on the U.S. game show Jeopardy! How many games in a row did Ken win before being defeated by Nancy Zerg?
74 - After his winning streak, Ken published a book titled ' Brainiac - Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs'.
Which country in South America is the largest in land mass?
Brazil - Brazil also has the most people.
What happens to water when it is cooled?
a. It radiates
b. It contracts
c. It expands
d. It evaporates
It expands - Water freezing in pipes often causes them to burst.
The characters of Paul Atreides, Baron Vladmir Harkonner and Lady Jessica appear in which novel?
b. Wuthering Heights
c. Catch 22
d. The Sun Also Rises
Dune - Published in 1965 by Frank Herbert, Dune won the Hugo Award in 1966.
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