General Knowledge Trivia Questions #119Printable General Knowledge Trivia Quiz
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In the game of Cricket, how many runs are awarded for a shot which flies over the boundary without touching the ground?
6 - Cricket can be traced back to Tudor times in early 16th-century England.
"Mel B" and "Mel C" were original members of which all girl pop group?
a. Spice Girls
b. Atomic Kitten
c. The Pussycat Dolls
Spice Girls - Formed in 1994, the Spice Girls were active on and off until 2016.
Who was the President of the United States during World War One?
a. William McKinley
b. Theodore Roosevelt
c. Warren G. Harding
d. Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson - The 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson was in office from 1913 until 1921.
Consisting of nothing but silence, which composer wrote "4.33" (Four minutes, thirty-three seconds)?
a. Steve Reich
b. David Tudor
c. Philip Glass
d. John Cage
John Cage - Four minutes, thirty-three seconds was composed in 1952 (for any instrument or combination of instruments).
What acid is present in the human stomach?
Hydrochloric - Stomach acid consists of hydrochloric acid, potassium chloride and sodium chloride.
Mona Lisa, Ice Cream and Goldfinger are species of which fruit?
Bananas - You can rub a banana peel on your skin to soothe insect bites.
The Roman god "Cupid" is the god of desire, attraction and erotic love. What Greek god is Cupid's equivalent?
Eros - Cupid's symbol is the bow and arrow.
Known for its working zipper, which artist created the cover for the Rolling Stone's album "Sticky Fingers"?
a. Andy Warhol
b. Roy Lichtenstein
c. Jasper Johns
d. Keith Haring
Andy Warhol - The album features the first usage of the Stone's 'tongue and lips' logo.
Who plays the role of Batman in the 2016 superhero film "Batman vs Superman - Dawn of Justice"?
a. Henry Cavill
b. Ben Affleck
c. Chastain Bale
d. Michael Keaton
Ben Affleck - The film sees Lex Luthor manipulating Batman into a battle with Superman.
Which animal shares its status as the largest land carnivore on earth with the Kodiak bear?
a. Grizzly Bear
b. Panda Bear
c. Black Bear
d. Polar Bear
Polar Bear - A Polar Bear has a top running speed of about 25 miles per hour.
Name the popular cocktail that consists of vodka, tomato juice and spices?
a. Tom Boy
b. Bloody Mary
c. Rooster Tail
d. Red Death
Bloody Mary - A Tom Boy consists of beer and tomato juice.
Written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, which music act had a hit with their debut song "Bye Bye Love"?
a. Roy Orbison
b. Carl Perkins
c. Bobby Darin
d. The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love was rejected by 30 other acts before the Everly Brothers decided to record it.
The Mountain-laurel is the state flower of which US state?
Connecticut - The Mountain-laurel is native to the eastern United States.
Cinderella, Coppelia, Don Quixote and La Fille Mal Gardee are all ballets of which genre?
Comic - Romeo and Juliet is an example of a tragic ballet.
In Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales", which member of the company led the pilgrims out of town, playing his bagpipes?
a. The Miller
b. The Prioress
c. The Squire
d. The Reeve
The Miller - A collection of 24 stories, The Canterbury Tales was first published in 1478.
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