General Knowledge Trivia Questions XLVIIIFree Trivia Questions -
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On the hit show Bonanza, what was the family's surname?
Cartwright - Lorne Greene played the father of the family, Ben Cartwright.
If you are in France looking for an auberge, what are you
a. A restaurant
b. A bathroom
c. An inn
d. A library
An inn - The dictionary defines an auberge as a tavern, inn or hostel.
Whom is Don Diego de la Vega better known as?
d. The Green Lantern
Zorro - Zorro was a masked swordsman.
Where was dramatist and duelist Cyrano de Bergerac born?
France - Cyrano was born on the 6th of March 1619.
Strawberries and Cream are traditionally served at which major
a. The Kentucky Derby
b. The Super Bowl
c. The Davis Cup
Wimbledon - Wimbledon is a major tennis championship.
What is the capital city of Benin?
Porto-Novo - A small African nation, the largest city in Benin is Cotonou.
What is the main component of a hippopotamus' diet?
Grass - Hippos generally live in large groups called herds.
What kind of poison did Socrates drink?
a. Cobra venom
Hemlock - Socrates was a classical Greek Philosopher.
Who starred as Moses in the 1956 version of the film, "The Ten
a. Clark Gable
b. Carleton Heston
c. John Wayne
d. Henry Fonda
Carleton Heston - Yul Brynner played the part of the Pharaoh.
If you wanted to see the famous Lippizan Horses, where would
you have to go?
Vienna - These famous horses are trained in classic dressage.
Who was the founder of Islam?
Mohammed - Mohammed was a political, religious and military leader. He was born around 570 CE in Mecca.
How much were Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis paid to perform on Ed
Sullivan's first show, which aired on February 9, 1964?
b. $3 000
c. They did it for free
d. $10 000
$200 - The duo made dozens of movies including 'The Caddy' and 'The Stooge'.
Where is the holy city of Mecca?
a. Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - Every year thousands of people make a pilgrimage to the holy city.
After escaping from a Turkish prison, who shot and wounded the
Pope in 1981?
a. Jack Ruby
b. Nathuram Godse
c. Sirhan Sirhan
d. Mehmet Ali Agca
Mehmet Ali Agca - The pope was shot four times.
Achieving fame as a guru to The Beatles and other celebrities
in the late sixties, what did Maharishi Mahesh teach?
Yoga - Maharishi taught Transcendental Meditation.
Which famous Joe goes by the nickname Broadway Joe?
a. Joe Namath
b. Joe Louis
c. Joe Walsh
d. Joe Pesci
Joe Namath - Joe was a professional football player.
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