A Random General Trivia Quiz

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# 1: Which famous singer plays a leading role in Lars von Trier’s movie Dancer in the Dark?

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Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish film directed by Lars von Trier and starring Icelandic singer Björk.

# 2: If you order antipasto in Italy, you will get:

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Antipasto means before the meal and is the traditional first course of a formal Italian meal.

# 3: In which city is the novel and musical Phantom of the Opera set?

Phantom of the Opera is set in which city?
The Phantom of the Opera is originally a novel by Gaston Leroux. It is set in Paris and partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century. It has been adapted for film and stage several times, the most notable is perhaps Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical.

# 4: In which sport is the term deuce used when each player’s score is 40.

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The running score of each game is described in a manner peculiar to tennis. Scores from zero to three points are described as love, fifteen, thirty, and forty, respectively. If at least three points have been scored by each player, making the player's scores equal at forty apiece, the score is not called out as forty-forty, but rather as deuce.

# 5: Stayin’ Alive is a disco song by the group Bee Gees from which film?

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Stayin' Alive is written, produced and recorded by the Bee Gees (Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb). It was included in the Saturday Night Fever motion picture soundtrack.

# 6: What is a ryokan?

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A ryokan is a type of traditional Japanese inn that originated in the Edo period (1603 - 1868).

# 7: Who directed the films Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles?

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Young Frankenstein is a 1974 film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder. Spaceballs was released in 1987. It is co-written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks.

# 8: The TV show The X Factor originated in which country?

The X Factor is a show that originated in which country?
The X Factor is a television music competition franchise created by Simon Cowell. It originated in the United Kingdom.

# 9: Celine Dion is born in which country?

Celine Dion
Celine Dion is a Canadian singer born in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada.

# 10: Who plays the role as Thelma in the movie Thelma & Louise (1991).

Thelma & Louise (1991)
Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise. Both Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon were nominated for an Academy Award (Best Actress), but did not win. Geena Davis had earlier won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Accidental Tourist.

# 11: Who wrote and directed the movies Kill Bill: Volume 1 and Kill Bill: Volume 2?

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Kill Bill: Volume 1 and Kill Bill: Volume 2 are two American action movies written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

# 12: Which is the highest number visible on a dartboard?

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Darts is a form of throwing game in which small missiles are thrown at a circular target (dartboard) fixed to a wall. The board is divided into 20 radial sections, numbered from 1 to 20.

# 13: In what year was George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) published?

Nineteen Eighty-Four was published what year?
Nineteen Eighty-Four, sometimes published as 1984, is a novel by George Orwell. It was first published in 1949.

# 14: Which drink was originally intended as a patent medicine when it was invented by John Pemberton?

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Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink. It was originally intended as a patent medicine when it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton. Pemberton claimed Coca-Cola cured many diseases, including morphine addiction, dyspepsia, neurasthenia, headache, and impotence.

# 15: In what movie from 1976 does the character Travis Bickle appear?

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Taxi Driver is a 1976 American film, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. The film stars Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle.

# 16: Spanish athlete Seve Ballesteros was active in which sport?

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Seve Ballesteros was a Spanish professional golfer. He was one of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. He won more than 90 international tournaments, including the Masters Tournament twice.

# 17: Who plays Peter Parker in Spider-Man (2002)?

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Spider-Man is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It stars Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker.

# 18: Fight the Power by Public Enemy was released as a musical theme for which movie?

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Fight the Power is a song by American hip hop group Public Enemy. It was first released as a musical theme for the 1989 film Do the Right Thing

# 19: Who plays Edward Lewis, a ruthless businessman, in Pretty Woman (1990)?

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Pretty Woman is a 1990 American film set in Los Angeles. It is written by J. F. Lawton and directed by Garry Marshall. Richard Gere plays Edward Lewis, a businessman from New York alone for a week in Los Angeles. Julia Roberts plays Vivian Ward, a prostitute on Hollywood Boulevard.

# 20: Cathay Pacific is an airline company with its main hub in:

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Cathay Pacific is the flag carrier of Hong Kong, with its main hub located in Hong Kong.



Random Trivia Questions

This quiz with 20 random questions picks random questions from a larger pool of general trivia questions.

Questions are slightly renewed every time you start over.

What is Trivia Questions Good for?

Yes, you might ask yourself what trivia knowledge is good for? Isn’t it just details, considerations, or pieces of information of very little importance or value?

We may not always understand it, but our general knowledge makes up a big part of who we are. It defines our interests, our choices in life, and who we want to socialize with. It can be said that the more we know, the happier we are and the more success we have in life. If you have a lot of knowledge, trivial or not, of the world around you, you also engage in what is going on around you. And other people engage in you.

Knowledge is not only cumulative, it grows exponentially. If you have a sound base of general insight, you will also find it easier to learn more. The more facts you accumulate, the smarter you become. As you get older, it also keeps your brain active.

Daily Dose of General Trivia

General trivia quizzes are one of the best ways to challenge yourself and keep the interest of the world around you alive. Even if you don’t find any immediate use of simple trivia, every piece of information helps you become smarter. That is why we recommend a daily dose of general knowledge trivia.

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