General Knowledge Trivia Questions #114Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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What is the second most abundant element in the earth's atmosphere?
Oxygen - The second-most abundant element in the Earth's atmosphere is oxygen at about 20.9 percent.
Winning the World Drivers' Championship five times during the first decade of Formula One Racing, what nationality was Juan Manuel Fangio?
Argentinean - Fangio won 24 of 52 Formula One races he entered.
When did Fidel Castro hand over the reins of power in Cuba to his brother Raul?
2011 - Castro was in office from June 24, 1961 to April 19, 2011.
Originally titled "Murderer", which female popstar had a 2006 chart topper with the song "Unfaithful"?
a. Lady Gaga
Rihanna - Released on Rihanna's second studio album A Girl like Me.
Which fruit is the main ingredient of a Sutton Pie?
Apple - A traditional dish of England.
Which number key on your computer keyboard is also is the $ sign?
4 - Did you look? :)
Which of these detectives was created by Agatha Christie?
a. Father Brown
b. Phillip Marlowe
c. Peter Wimsey
d. Miss Marple
Miss Marple - Miss Marple appeared in twelve of Agatha Christie's crime novels.
Which of the following shapes has no right angle?
Rhombus - A right angle is equal to 90 degrees.
Which president was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth?
a. Grover Cleveland
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. Howard Taft
Abraham Lincoln - Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865.
Who stars as the protagonist Hugh Glass in the 2015 Academy Award winning film "The Revenant"?
a. Leo DiCaprio
b. Tom Hardy
c. Brad Pitt
d. Matt Damon
Leo DiCaprio - The film saw DiCaprio win his first Academy Award for Best Actor.
Edmond Dantes is imprisoned in the Chateau d'If in which seminal novel?
a. The Three Musketeers
b. The Count of Monte Cristo
c. Crime and Punishment
d. Don Quixote
The Count of Monte Cristo - Written by Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo was published 1844 as a serial.
"Silver Car Crash" is the title of a painting that sold for over $105 million in 2013. Who painted it?
a. Andy Warhol
b. Fairfield Porter
c. Yves Klein
d. Jasper Johns
Andy Warhol - Silver Car Crash was painted in 1963.
From which animal does the "Galapagos Islands" take their name?
Tortoises - The islands are well-known for their vast number of endemic species.
How many different cities in Japan did the United States hit with Atomic bombs in 1945?
2 - The US dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Which famous director directed the films "Psycho" and "The Birds"?
a. Alfred Hitchcock
b. Francois Truffaut
c. Howard Hawks
d. Anthony Perkins
Alfred Hitchcock - Hitchcock directed more than fifty feature films before his death in 1980.
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