General Knowledge Trivia Questions #98General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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Located in Canada, which of the following mountains has the highest peak?
a. Mount Lucania
b. Mount Logan
c. King Peak
d. Mount Saint Elias
Mount Logan - Found in the Yukon, Mount Logan's highest point is 19,551 ft above sea level.
A member of Apollo 16, which American astronaut didn't just leave footprints on the moon, but also left a family photograph?
a. John Young
b. Neil Armstrong
c. Buzz Aldrin
d. Charles Duke
Charles Duke - The photograph, depicting his family, was left on the moon on April 23, 1972.
Which country exports the most bananas in the world?
b. Costa Rica
Ecuador - As of 2014, Ecuador was responsible for 22.4 percent of the total banana exports in the world.
Which of the following NHL greats scored the most regular season goals during his career?
a. Phil Esposito
b. Mark Messier
c. Brett Hull
d. Marcel Dionne
Brett Hull - Brett Hull scored 741 regular season goals during his career. Only Gordie Howe (801) and Wayne Gretzky (894) scored more.
Which country had the most causalities during World War II?
c. Great Britain
d. United States
Russia - Largely responsible for Germany's defeat, Russia had over 21 million causalities during the war.
Which of the following soft drinks was available to the public first?
a. Dr Pepper
b. Mountain Dew
d. Mello Yello
Dr Pepper - Charles Aderton invented 'Dr Pepper' in Waco, Texas in 1885.
How many elements are in the periodic table?
118 - Currently, scientists know of 118 different elements with the latest being discovered in 2010.
Which movie won the best picture Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015?
a. The Imitation Game
d. The Theory of Everything
Birdman - Michael Keaton plays the role of Riggan Thomson, a failing Hollywood actor.
Whose novels include "The Silence of the Lambs," "Hannibal," and "Hannibal Rising"?
a. Bryan Fuller
b. Stephen King
c. Thomas Harris
d. Ted Tally
Thomas Harris - All of Thomas' novels have been made into films.
Located in Lower Manhattan, New York City, the World Trade Centre was originally completed in what year?
1973 - The original World Trade Center featured landmark twin towers.
British artist Bridget Riley is most associated with which movement?
b. Pop Art
c. Op Art
d. Abstract Expressionism
Op Art - Bridget currently lives and works in London.
What kind of dog was Lassie as seen in the 1950s TV series?
a. Bearded collie
b. Rough collie
c. Sheep dog
d. Border collie
Rough collie - The character of Lassie was created by Eric Knight.
Which of these valuable stones was stolen in 2011?
a. The Flame Queen Opal
b. The Dom Pedro
c. The Star of India
d. The Liberty Bell Ruby
The Liberty Bell Ruby - This gem has not been recovered.
In which movie would you see the characters Marion Ravenwood and Dr. Rene Belloq?
a. The Bone Collector
b. Raiders of the Lost Ark
c. Die Hard
Raiders of the Lost Ark - Released in 1981, Raiders of the Lost Ark was directed by Stephen Spielberg.
Which of the following songs was a hit for the Australian rock band AC/DC?
a. You Shook Me All Night Long
b. Nothing Else Matters
c. Sweet Emotion
d. Smoke on the Water
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC was formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young
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