General Knowledge Trivia Questions #82Free Printable Trivia Questions
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The city of "Karachi" is located in which country?
Pakistan - As of 2014, there were over 20,000,000 million people living in Karachi.
According to tradition, what color item should a bride have during her wedding?
Blue - A bride should also have something borrowed, something old and something new.
What type of dog is often associated with a firehouse?
a. Cocker spaniel
Dalmatian - In days of past, Dalmatians would run beside horse drawn fire wagons.
Published in 1864, who wrote the classic tale "Journey to the Center of the Earth"?
a. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
b. Jules Verne
c. Alexander Dumas
d. Ian Fleming
Jules Verne - Verne also penned the novel 'Around the World in 80 Days'.
Believed to have been invented by Leon Battista Albert, what does an anemometer measure?
a. Water pressure
b. Engine revolutions
c. Wind speed
d. Atmospheric pressure
Wind speed - The anemometer is a common weather station instrument.
Commissioned by Atalanta Baglioni in tribute of her slain son Grifonetto Baglioni, who painted "The Deposition"?
Raphael - The Deposition is currently residing in Rome.
The term "descent" is used to describe a group of what kind of bird?
Woodpecker - A group of owls is called a parliament.
The song "Follow the Fold" is from which award-winning musical?
a. Guys and Dolls
c. Fiddler on the Roof
Guys and Dolls - Guys and Dolls made its debut in 1950.
Which of the following is not a woodwind instrument?
Gusle - A gusle is a bowed stringed instrument from Southeastern Europe.
On the TV sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," who wins the "Where's Waldo" contest?
Amy - She has to find Waldo without her glasses.
A female spirit, when does a banshee wail?
a. Just before someone dies
c. Full Moon
Just before someone dies - According to Irish mythology, a banshee will wail when someone is about to die. They are also called a bean sith.
As of 2014, what is the second largest city in the world by population?
b. Sao Paula
c. New York
Jakarta - Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. The third largest city in the world is Seoul-Incheon.
What is the setting for the popular 1987 romantic drama movie "Dirty Dancing"?
c. Catskill Mountains
d. South Dakota
Catskill Mountains - The Houseman family are in the Catskill for a vacation.
What is the largest member of the deer family?
b. Fallow deer
c. Water buffalo
Moose - Moose are solitary animals.
In the United States, who is the only person ever to hold the title of "President of the Confederacy"?
a. Jefferson Davies
b. General Grant
c. Abraham Lincoln
d. George Washington
Jefferson Davies - Lincoln was President of the United States during the civil war.
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