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# 1: Which country has a higher average life expectancy rate?

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The average life expectancy rate in Japan is above 86. Afghanistan and Ethiopia have a rate close to 60, and Pakistan close to 67. The overall life expectancy in India is 66. (Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country would live if mortality rates at each age were to remain constant in the future.)

# 2: What 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.

# 3: 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.

# 4: 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.

# 5: What is Excalibur?

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Excalibur is the legendary sword of King Arthur.

# 6: Which was the first film in color to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

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In 1940, Gone with the Wind won eight Oscars from a total of 13 nominations. It was the first color movie to win an Oscar for Best Picture.

# 7: 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.

# 8: 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.

# 9: Krombacher pils is a beer brand originating from which country?

Krombacher Pils is the most consumed Pilsner in Germany. It is brewed by Krombacher Brauerei, one of the largest privately owned breweries in Germany.

# 10: In which sport would a player warm up in an area known as the bullpen?

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The bullpen (sometimes referred to as the pen) is the area where pitchers in baseball warm up before entering a game.

# 11: 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.

# 12: Who plays the role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series 2001 – 2011?

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Emma Watson made her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She appeared in all eight original Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011.

# 13: Mastretta is a car maker from which country?

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Mastretta is a Mexican car maker established by industrial designer Daniel Mastretta in Mexico City in 1987.

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

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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.

# 15: Which country hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2014?

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Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup in men's soccer in 2014. It was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA. It took place from 12 June to 13 July 2014.

# 16: The Golden State Warriors is an American basketball team based in which city?

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The Golden State Warriors is an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California.

# 17: Which TV-series begins with the crash of Oceanic Flight 815 near a tropical island?

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The first season of Lost begins with the crash of Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 and its surviving passengers on what seems to be a deserted tropical island.

# 18: In which sport is Sachin Tendulkar regarded as one of the greatest player of all time?

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Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

# 19: 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

# 20: 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.



Random Trivia Questions

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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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