General Knowledge Trivia Questions XLVIIFree Trivia Questions -
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Which of these cities boasts the "Loop"?
c. San Diego
Chicago - The 'Loop' is the name of the historic center of downtown Chicago.
In the 1962 film The Miracle Worker, who played the role of
a. Judy Garland
b. Joan Bancroft
c. Patty Duke
d. Ingrid Bergman
Patty Duke - This film was directed by Arthur Penn.
Whose autobiography was entitled "To Hell and Back"?
a. Audie Murphy
b. Joseph Stalin
c. Winston Churchill
d. John Wayne
Audie Murphy - Audie Murphy served in the Europe and Mediterranean campaigns of World War II.
In the card game Euchre, what is the most powerful card?
a. The nine of trump
b. The ace
c. The right bower
d. The left bower
The right bower - The right bower is the jack of the suit that is called trump.
Which famous person spent the majority of his life searching
for the fountain of youth?
a. Ponce de Leon
Ponce de Leon - Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer. He thought that the fountain might be located
Which famous author penned the Prince and the Pauper?
a. Alexander Dumas
b. Charles Dickens
c. Hans Christian Anderson
d. Mark Twain
Mark Twain - Mark Twain also wrote Tom Sawyer.
What city would you be in if you were touring The Guggenheim?
c. New York
d. San Francisco
New York - Completed in 1959, the Guggenheim was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Who patented the golf tee in 1899?
a. George Grant
b. Paul Hogan
c. Arnold Palmer
d. Jack Nikolas
George Grant - George was a Dentist. He died in 1910.
If you wanted to see Mount McKinley, which state would you have
Alaska - This mountain is also referred to as Denali, which translates to mean 'The High One'.
Frankfort is the capital of which state?
Kentucky - Although Frankfort is the capital, the largest city in the state is Louisville.
What was the name of King Arthur's sword?
Excalibur - According to the legend, King Arthur pulled this sword out of a stone.
If you were watching Olga Korburt, what sport would you be
Gymnastics - Olga won a gold medal at the 1972 summer Olympic Games.
Brian Wilson was one of the founding members of which band?
b. The Everly Brothers
d. The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys - Brian's brother Dennis was also in the band.
Who was Lizzie Borden accused of killing?
a. Her husband
b. Her father
c. Her doctor
d. Her daughter
Her father - Lizzie was accused of killing both her mother and father. She was later acquitted.
In 1871, whose cow is believed to have started the Chicago
a. Mrs. O'Leary
b. Mr. MacDonald
c. Mr. Brown
d. Mrs. Horner
Mrs. O'Leary - Mrs. Catherine O'Leary's cow kicked over a lantern, which is thought to be the cause of
the great Chicago fire.
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