A Random General Trivia Quiz

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# 1: Which of the following is a novel by American author Stephen King?

Quiagogo: Which is a novel by American author Stephen King?
Cujo is a 1981 novel by Stephen King about a rabid dog. The novel won the British Fantasy Award in 1982 and was made into a film in 1983.

# 2: In which European city can you find Checkpoint Charlie?

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Checkpoint Charlie was the name given by the Western Allies to a well-known crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War.

# 3: Which chemical element has the symbol Au?

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Gold has the symbol Au. Atomic number, name, and symbol all serve independently as unique identifiers for chemical elements.

# 4: The Galápagos Islands are part of which country?

Galapagos Islands belong to which country?
The Galápagos Islands are a part of Ecuador. They are located around the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, west of continental Ecuador.

# 5: This is the national flag of which country?

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The national flag of Belgium is a tricolor of three bands of black, yellow, and red.

# 6: In which children’s tale, credited Brothers Grimm, do two children find a cottage made of gingerbread?

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In the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, the two children follow a beautiful white bird to a clearing in the woods, where they discover a large cottage built of gingerbread.

# 7: Who played title role in the first film in the James Bond film series?

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Sean Connery played the title role in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983, including the first film, Dr. No.

# 8: The Canadian band Barenaked Ladies wrote and recorded this show’s theme song:

Barenaked Ladies wrote the theme song to which TV show?
The Canadian alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies wrote and recorded the theme song of the Big Bang Theory. The song describes the history and formation of the universe and the Earth.

# 9: A flag to identify a ship’s crew as pirates is commonly known as:

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The Jolly Roger is any of various flags flown to identify a ship's crew as pirates that were about to attack. The most common Jolly Roger today is the skull and crossbones.

# 10: 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).

# 11: Black Russian is a drink that originates from:

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The Black Russian is a cocktail of vodka and coffee liqueur. It is ascribed to Gustave Tops, a Belgian barman, who created it at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels.

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

Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman
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.

# 13: Which of the following events occurred first?

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Britain granted independence to India and Pakistan in 1947. The Proclamation of the People's Republic of China happened in 1949. The republic of South Africa was declared in 1961. Eritrea declared independence from Ethiopia in 1993.

# 14: Which country’s flag is this?

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The national flag of Saudi Arabia is green featuring an Arabic inscription and a sword in white. The inscription is the Islamic creed, or shahada.

# 15: 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.

# 16: 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.

# 17: Who plays the sixty-year-old magnate Robert Miller in Arbitrage, the 2012 movie?

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Arbitrage is a 2012 American drama film directed by Nicholas Jarecki. Richard Gere plays the role as Robert Miller a sixty-year-old magnate who is about to sell a hedge fund for a handsome profit. Gere was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor at the 70th Golden Globe Awards for his performance in Arbitrage.

# 18: Who had a hit with the song Irreplaceable in 2007?

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Irreplaceable is a song recorded by Beyoncé Knowles for her second studio album, B'Day (2006). The record was the best-selling US single of 2007.

# 19: BP is the abbreviation for which multinational energy company?

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BP plc is commonly referred by its former name British Petroleum. It is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.

# 20: What is Excalibur?

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Excalibur is the legendary sword of King Arthur.

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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.

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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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1 Comment on A Random General Trivia Quiz

  1. Munawer chaudhry // November 26, 2018 at 2:38 pm // Reply

    Excellent

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