General Knowledge Trivia Questions #90Assorted Free Printable Trivia Questions
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Who did Catherine of Aragon Marry?
a. William Shakespeare
b. Louis the XXV
c. Henry the Eighth
d. Peter the Great
Henry the Eighth - Catherine was Henry's first wife.
Known as the "War of the Pacific," what nation lost a war to Chile in 1884?
Bolivia - With the loss, Bolivia lost its access to the Pacific Ocean.
Ice Hockey is the national sport of which of these nations?
Canada - America's national sport is baseball.
Who wrote the 2011 erotic romance novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey"?
a. Christian Grey
b. E. L. James
c. Anne Rice
d. Danielle Steele
E. L. James - The novel is the first in the Fifty Shades trilogy.
What was the name of the character played by Tom Cruise in the movie, "Born on the Fourth of July"?
a. Les Grossman
b. Ron Kovic
c. Ethan Hunt
d. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
Ron Kovic - The movie is based on the life of veteran Ron Kovic.
Who was the quarterback for the New England Patriots in 2015?
a. Eli Manning
b. Peyton Manning
c. Tom Brady
d. Brett Favre
Tom Brady - The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in the 2015 Super Bowl.
Held on the weekend of January 24-25, where was the 2015 NHL All Stars Game played?
b. San Jose
Columbus - Twenty-nine goals were scored during the game.
Which of these food-based TV shows does Gordon Ramsay host?
a. Hell's Kitchen
c. The Chew
d. American Grilled
Hell's Kitchen - Gordon is a British Chef.
"All the News That's Fit to Print" is the motto of which famous newspaper?
a. The Sun
b. New York Times
c. Los Angles Tribune
d. The Mirror
New York Times - The times first used the slogan in 1851.
A popular tourist destination, in which state would you find the "Finger Lakes"?
c. South Dakota
d. New York
New York - Seneca and Cayuga are two of the Finger Lakes.
Which of these films was not directed by Oliver Stone?
a. Thirteen Days
d. Born on the Fourth of July
Thirteen Days - Thirteen Days was released in 2000 and directed by Roger Donaldson.
The "Bloody Mary" is a cocktail named after the monarch of which nation?
England - Bloody Mary was one of Henry the Eighth's children.
Now retired, in which sport did Miguel Indurain compete in?
a. Road Racing Cyclist
d. Downhill Skiing
Road Racing Cyclist - Miguel won five Tours de France.
Released in 2007, who played the part of Earl Brooks in the movie, "Mr. Brooks"?
a. Kevin Costner
b. Jack Nicholson
c. Leonardo Dicaprio
d. Brad Pitt
Kevin Costner - The movie was directed by Bruce A. Evans.
Which of the following is not a type of apple?
a. Pacific Rose
b. Granny Smith
Valencia - Valencia is a type of orange.
Which Greek Academic is famous for a theorem on right-handed triangles?
Pythagoras - Aristotle thought of Pythagoras as a wonder-worker.
Which of the following planets in our solar system is the largest?
Saturn - Saturn is the second largest planet in the Solar System. Jupiter is the largest.
Which Shakespearean character is promised that he will become the "Thane of Cawdor"?
a. Julius Caesar
Macbeth - The title was given to Macbeth after he captured the previous Thane of Cawdor.
Which of these major conflicts occurred first?
a. Mexican Revolution
b. Russo Japanese War
c. Boxer Rebellion
d. Boer War
Boxer Rebellion - The Boxer Rebellion took place in China between 1899 and 1901.
Which of these NHL players was suspended due to charges of domestic violence?
a. Slava Voynov
b. Carter Ashton
c. Andrew Ference
d. Jordan Nolan
Slava Voynov - Slava is a member of the San Jose Sharks.
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