General Knowledge Trivia Questions #91Printable General Trivia Questions
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Still the youngest winner ever, which lone eagle was Time Magazine's first "Man of the Year" in 1927?
a. Howard Hughes
b. Fred Noonan
c. Henry Ford
d. Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh - Lindbergh was the first person in history to be in New York one day and Paris the next.
In which country would one find the most Spanish-speaking people?
Mexico - Mexico has an estimated 111 million Spanish-speaking residents.
Written by William Makepeace Thackeray, in which classic novel would you find the heroine Becky Sharp?
a. Mansfield Park
c. Jane Eyre
d. Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair - Serialized in 20 parts, Vanity Fair was published between 1947 and 1948.
In the popular American animated TV sitcom "The Simpsons," Ned Flanders sons are called...?
a. Dave and Ernie
b. Willy and Billy
c. Mickey and Mike
d. Rodd and Todd
Rodd and Todd - The Simpsons made its debut on December 17, 1989.
Released in 1972, which of these films was the first to win the Oscar for Best Picture?
a. The Sting
d. French Connection
Godfather - The Godfather won three Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor (Brando) and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Which American state lies closest to the old Soviet Union?
d. New York
Alaska - Alaska has a longer coastline than all the other U.S. states combined.
Which of the following literary characters was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912?
a. Robin Hood
b. King Arthur
c. James Bond
Tarzan - The first Tarzan novel, Tarzan of the Apes, was followed with two dozen sequels.
Japan's flag consists of the colors red and...?
White - The flag has a red circle on a white background.
Serving from 1965 to 1969, Hubert Humphrey was Vice President to which US President?
Johnson - Hubert Humphrey was the 38th Vice President of the United States.
Starring Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham, in what year was the drama film "American Beauty" released in the United States?
1999 - American Beauty was written by Alan Ball and directed by Sam Mendes.
Outside of the United States, in terms of passenger numbers, what is the biggest airline in the world?
a. Ryan Air
b. Air China
d. China Southern
China Southern - China Southern was founded in 1988.
Which American recording artist is known as "The King of Soul"?
a. Johnny Mathis
b. Sam Cooke
c. Gene Vincent
d. Marvin Gaye
Sam Cooke - Sam had 30 U.S. top 40 hits between 1957 and 1964.
Which Monty Python film is linked with the quote "He's Not the Messiah. He's a very naughty boy."?
b. Holy Grail
c. Life of Brian
d. Meaning of Life
Life of Brian - Life of Brian was banned in some countries upon its release in 1979.
Plunder, Green Gem, London and Broom Girl are varieties of what berry?
Gooseberry - A gooseberries' color is usually green.
Which of the listed assassinations occurred first?
a. Pope Pius VIII
b. Capo d'Istria
c. Abraham Lincoln
d. Spencer Perceval
Spencer Perceval - Spencer Perceval was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until May 1812.
Which fruit is also the name of a Led Zeppelin song?
Tangerine - Tangerine was released on the LP Led Zeppelin III in 1970.
The character of "Riff Raff" can be found in which of the following films?
a. Rocky Horror Picture Show
c. Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
d. Jungle Book
Rocky Horror Picture Show - Rocky Horror Picture Show was released in August of 1975.
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