General Knowledge Trivia Questions #94General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Famous for the song "Hit the Road Jack," who was left seriously disfigured after a 1952 car crash?
a. Ritchie Valens
b. Percy Mayfield
c. Huey Smith
d. Bobby Darin
Percy Mayfield - Percy's song 'Please Send Me Someone to Love' was a number one hit single in 1950.
Trumpeter, Whooper and Mute are species of which type of bird?
Swan - Swans are a close relative to geese and ducks.
Edward Hopper painted a famous picture in 1929 that shares a name with which dish?
a. Kung Pow
b. Piri Piri
c. Chop Suey
d. Chow Mein
Chop Suey - Painted in 1929, Chop Suey is an oil on canvas.
Which of the following is the correct title to a Disney movie released in 2003?
a. Daddy Bear
b. Mother Bear
c. Father Bear
d. Brother Bear
Brother Bear - The film was traditionally animated except for a few CGI generated scenes.
Which protein gives muscle its red colour?
Myoglobin - Myoglobin is the primary oxygen-carrying protein of muscle tissues.
Which planet in our solar system takes 164 earth years to orbit the Sun?
Neptune - The fourth-largest planet, Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun.
Which country did Japan declare war on when they entered World War I in 1914?
b. Great Britain
Germany - Japan declared war not only on Germany, but on Austria-Hungary as well.
Scheduled the first week of April each year, where is the U.S. Masters golf tournament held?
Augusta - The Masters was originally started by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts.
Adam Levine is the lead singer for which American pop rock band?
a. Los Lonely Boys
c. Maroon 5
d. The Killers
Maroon 5 - As of 2015, Maroon 5 has sold more than 23 million albums worldwide.
Which of the following actors was the first to win the Best Actor Academy Award?
a. James Cagney
b. Spencer Tracy
c. James Stewart
d. Gary Cooper
Spencer Tracy - Spencer won his first Oscar in 1937 for his role in the film Captain Courageous.
Which Spanish city is also the name of a well-known type of orange?
Seville - The Seville orange is often used to make marmalade.
Which of the following historic events occurred first?
a. Victoria Crowned in England
b. Belgian Independence
c. Zulu Kingdom founded
d. Monroe Doctrine
Zulu Kingdom founded - The Zulu Kingdom was founded in 1816.
Who is the father of Ophelia in the Shakespearian play Hamlet?
Polonius - Hamlet was written sometime between 1599 and 1602.
The son of Zeus and Hera, Ares is the Greek God of what?
War - Ares was the lover of Aphrodite, the goddess of love.
The professional sports team, the Los Angeles Kings, compete in which sport?
a. American Football
c. Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey - The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, played for the LA Kings from 1988 to 1996.
All airing during the 1970s, which of the following TV sitcoms made its debut first?
a. Happy Days
b. Good Times
c. Welcome Back, Kotter
d. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show - The Mary Tyler Moore Show aired from September 1970 to March 1977.
Which of the following spaceflights landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon in July of 1969?
a. Apollo 9
b. Apollo 11
c. Apollo 10
d. Apollo 8
Apollo 11 - The moon landing was broadcast live on TV to a worldwide audience.
Published in 1931, the first U.S. commercial version of this game was called Salvo.
a. Axis and Allies
Battleship - A movie named Battleship was released in 2012 that was inspired by the board game.
Approximately, what is the speed of sound?
a. 1067 miles per hour
b. 767 miles per hour
c. 967 miles per hour
d. 867 miles per hour
767 miles per hour - Unlike light, sound cannot travel through a vacuum.
In which of the following Bond films does actor Daniel Craig play the role of James Bond?
b. Die Another Day
c. The World Is Not Enough
d. Tomorrow Never Dies
Skyfall - Released in 2012, Skyfall was directed by Sam Mendes.
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