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# 1: The Australian 5 dollar note features which famous person?

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The $5 note features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Parliament House, Canberra. A special centenary issue of the $5 note featured Sir Henry Parkes and Catherine Helen Spence in 2001.

# 2: The singer Rihanna is born in which country?

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Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer and songwriter. She is born in Saint Michael, Barbados.

# 3: The first Winter Olympics in 1924 were held in:

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The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France.

# 4: 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.

# 5: All of the following are titles in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy, except:

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The Hunger Games trilogy consists of The Hunger Games (2008), Catching Fire (2009), and Mockingjay (2010)

# 6: 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.

# 7: What does Alexandra of Denmark, Diana Spencer, and Camilla Shand have in common?

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Alexandra of Denmark was the Princess of Wales between 1863 and 1901. Diana Spencer was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, whom she married in 1981. Camilla Shand is the second wife of Charles and has been the Princess of Wales since 2005. Because of the strong association of the title Princess of Wales and Princess Diana, Camilla Shand does not use the title.

# 8: The 2016 Summer Olympic list of events featured all of these sports, except:

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Baseball was dropped from the Olympic Games in 2005. A new application for baseball was made in 2008, but the sport did not win approval and was not included in the 2016 Olympics.

# 9: Which 1991 hit starts with the line: “I took my baby on a Saturday bang”?

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Black or White is a recording by Michael Jackson. It starts: I took my baby on a Saturday bang Boy is that girl with you Yes we're one and the same. The song was taken from his eighth studio album, Dangerous. The song entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number 35. A week later it shot up to number three and in its third week, December 7, 1991, it peaked at number one, making it the fastest chart topper since The Beatles' Get Back.

# 10: Which English football club is nicknamed the Red Devils?

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Nicknamed the Red Devils, Manchester United was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902.

# 11: In 1969, Boris Spassky became World Champion in what?

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Boris Spassky became the 10th World Chess Champion, holding the title from 1969 to 1972. He is known as one of the greatest chess players of all time.

# 12: 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.

# 13: What is the name of Peter Pans’ pirate enemy?

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Peter Pan is a story about a bout who never grows up. He spends his never-ending childhood having adventures on the small island of Neverland. Captain hook is the enemy and the pirate captain of the brig Jolly Roger. Peter Pan and Captain Hook are characters created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie.

# 14: Bazinga is a word used by one of the characters in which TV sitcom?

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Bazinga is a word used by Sheldon Cooper in the Big Bang Theory. It was first used in the season 2 finale.

# 15: 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.

# 16: A myriad is:

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A myriad is a very large number.

# 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: All of these Presidents have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, except:

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Theodore Roosevelt was awarded the Peace Prize in 1906, Jimmy Carter in 2002, and Barack Obama in 2009.

# 19: If you are paying your groceries with Rand, you are most likely in:

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The Rand is the currency of South Africa.

# 20: Under which name is Milburn Pennybags is more commonly known?

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Rich Uncle Pennybags is the round old man in a top hat who serves as the mascot of the game Monopoly. In 1988, he was given the name Milburn Pennybags. In 1999, he got the name Mr. Monopoly.



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.

And in case you haven’t already noticed; most pub quizzes have mostly trivia questions.

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