General Knowledge Trivia Questions #79Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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A soft silvery alkali metal, which element is represented by the letter K?
Potassium - Potassium has an atomic number of 19.
Which of the following phobias has to do with weather?
Brontophobia - Brontophobia, also known as astraphobia, is the fear of lightning.
Which of the following classic books has sold over 50 million copies worldwide?
a. Gone with the Wind
b. Flowers in the Attic
c. The Catcher in the Rye
d. To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye - Written by J.D. Salinger, the Catcher in the Rye has sold about 65 million copies.
In the original version of the popular board game "Catan," which of these items was not available as a resource?
Water - To build a road, you have to have wood and clay.
What did the letter "M" stand for in the show M*A*S*H?
Mobile - M*A*S*H stood for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
Commissioned to paint the work by the Medici family of Florence, who painted "The Birth of Venus" in 1486?
a. Leonardo da Vinci
b. Johannes Vermeer
c. Claude Monet
d. Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli - Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter. He was born is 1445.
Navel, Cara Cara and Moro are all?
d. Capital cities
Oranges - Moro are 'blood' oranges.
Which of these islands is not part of the Fiji Islands, which are located in South Pacific Ocean?
Sado - Sado is part of Japan.
Founded in New York City in 1946, how many teams are in the National Basketball Association (NBA)?
30 - There are 29 teams in the USA and 1 in Canada.
Featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine, who took the famous photograph titled "Afghan Girl"?
a. Stanley J. Forman
b. Steve McCurry
c. Charles C. Ebbets
d. Malcolm Browne
Steve McCurry - Many admirers have juxtaposed Afghan Girl to Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Mona Lisa.
One of George Balanchine's stars, what is Diana Adams famous for?
Ballet - Diana was a dancer with the New York City Ballet from 1950 to 1963.
Published in 1986, who wrote the classic 1986 techno-thriller novel "Red Storm Rising"?
a. Tom Clancy
b. David Eddings
c. Bram Stoker
d. Ian Fleming
Tom Clancy - Tom Clancy also wrote Patriot Games and The Hunt for Red October.
The Major-League Baseball (MLB) team, the Braves, play in what city?
Atlanta - The Braves will be moving to a new stadium in 2017.
What colors make up the German flag?
a. Red, yellow and black
b. Red and green
c. Orange, blue and red
d. Black, green and yellow
Red, yellow and black - The German flag consists of three horizontal stripes.
Found on their debut studio album "Don't Kill the Magic," who recorded the hit song "Rude"?
b. John Legend
c. Nico and Vinz
d. Maroon 5
Magic! - Magic! is a Canadian band.
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