General Knowledge Trivia Questions #88Printable Trivia Questions
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With its corporate headquarters located in Chicago, who is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft?
a. Boeing Aircraft Company
b. Aero Design and Engineering
c. Globe Aircraft Corporation
d. Fisher Aero Corporation
Boeing Aircraft Company - Boeing accumulated $86.623 billion in sales in 2013.
An essential nutrient, by what other name is vitamin B3 known as?
c. Vitamin D
Niacin - Insufficient niacin in your diet can cause headaches and tiredness.
Considered to be the fifth Beatle, how did Beatles' manager Brian Epstein die in 1967?
b. Drug Overdose
d. Heart Attack
Drug Overdose - Paul McCartney has been quoted as saying, 'If anyone was the Fifth Beatle, it was Brian'.
Published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, who had a house made of cake and candy in the fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel"?
Witch - The children outwit the witch and push her into an oven.
Traditionally served in some South American countries, what is a chuno?
a. Freeze Dried Vegetables
b. Freeze Dried Chicken
c. Freeze Dried Potato
d. Freeze Dried Beef
Freeze Dried Potato - Prepared using a five-day process, chuno dates back to before the time of the Inca Empire.
Located in southeastern Europe, which country saw the end of the rule of the Communist Party on October 14, 1991?
Bulgaria - Bulgaria has a population of approximately 7.4 million people.
Running from north to south through western Russia, what mountains are considered to be the natural boundary between Europe and Asia?
a. Kuray Mountains
b. Saylyugem Mountains
c. Ural Mountains
d. Crimean Mountains
Ural Mountains - The Ural Mountains are a major mineral base for Russia.
First, published in 1966, which author wrote the non-fiction crime book, "In Cold Blood"?
a. F. Scott Fitzgerald
b. Truman Capote
c. Harper Lee
d. J. D. Salinger
Truman Capote - In Cold Blood explores the 1959 murders of Herbert Clutter and his family.
On the popular TV sitcom "Frasier," what was Frasier's favorite collectible?
a. African Art
d. Sports Cards
African Art - Frasier aired for eleven seasons from 1993 to 2004.
The ulna is one of the two large bones of the forearm. What is the other large bone found in your forearm?
Radius - The word radius is Latin for "ray".
This state, which is located in the Northern United States, is nicknamed the "Land of Infinite Variety".
a. North Dakota
c. South Dakota
South Dakota - South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889.
In NASCAR racing, what does the checkered flag signify?
b. One Lap Left
c. The Race is Over
d. The Race is Starting
The Race is Over - Founded by Bill France, Sr., NASCAR is a family owned and operated business.
In Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," who keeps saying, "I'm late. I'm late"?
a. The Hatter
b. Cheshire Cat
c. Mock Turtle
d. White Rabbit
White Rabbit - Alice in Wonderland was first published in November of 1865.
His only win out of four Academy Award nominations, for which film did Jon Voight receive the Best Actor Oscar in 1978?
a. Coming Home
b. The War at Home
c. Full Metal Jacket
d. Born on the Fourth of July
Coming Home - Voight is the father of actor James Haven and actress Angelina Jolie.
First appearing on "The Quick Draw McGraw Show," the cartoon character "Snagglepuss" was what type of animal?
a. Mountain Lion
c. Siamese Cat
Mountain Lion - Snagglepuss' catchphrase was 'Heavens to Murgatroyd!'
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