General Knowledge Trivia Questions XXIIIFree Trivia Questions -
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Which MLB St. Louis Cardinal player died the night before a game
against the Cubs?
a. Darryl Kile
b. Albert Pujols
c. Joe Giradi
d. John Tudor
Allison Dubois, "psychic" mom, unofficially works for which D.A.'s
a. Los Angeles
On what island did Napoleon take his last breath?
b. St. Helena
The planet of Gallifrey is home to what fictional character?
c. Dr. Who
The US Army post of Fort Knox is situated in which state?
d. New York
Lists of trivial "facts" inevitably include the myth that a certain
animal sound does not echo. Which one?
a. A lion's roar
b. A duck's quack
c. A wolf's howl
d. Joan Rivers' snivel
John McCain was one of the many Americans who involuntarily spent
time at Hoa Lo, to which they gave what nickname?
a. Shanghai Sheraton
b. Halifax Hyatt
c. Hanoi Hilton
d. Mumbai Marriott
Plato said that the tenth muse was Sappho, from the island of
Lesbos. What would it mean if a modern Plato called Sappho Sapphic?
a. She's a good wife and mother
b. She's profound
c. She's gay
d. She's multitalented artistically
In 1984, who sued when Ray Parker Jr. ripped off his I Want a New
Drug for the theme to Ghostbusters?
a. Lionel Richie
b. Huey Lewis
c. George Michael
d. Jon Bon Jovi
Who once said, "Just as Poland had a rebellion against
totalitarianism, I am rebelling against broccoli and I refuse to give ground"?
a. Margaret Thatcher
b. John Major
c. George HW Bush
d. Ronald Reagan
June is the only month with an organic birthstone, a gem measured
in grains instead of carats. What is it?
Although Deuteronomy 14.18 specifically says that it isn't kosher,
the hoopoe was voted what country's national bird in 2008?
Which snake is unusual in that it has two full lungs, a maternal
instinct and, amazingly, two vestigial rear legs?
What record was the first million-seller for Ray Charles, despite
being over 6 minutes long and despite being banned for its grunting exchanges with the Raelettes?
a. Georgia on My Mind
b. Hit the Road, Jack
c. What'd I Say
d. I've Got a Woman
The Oracle of Delphi supposedly told King Croesus that if he
attacked, he would "destroy a great empire". Which empire did he destroy?
a. His own (the Lydians)
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