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# 1: 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.

# 2: What actors play the main characters in the movie “Sleepless in Seattle”?

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Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. It stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Supporting cast features Bill Pullman, Ross Malinger, Rob Reiner, Rosie O'Donnell, Gaby Hoffmann, Victor Garber, and Hanks' wife Rita Wilson. The film revolves around Sam Baldwin, a Chicago architect, who loses his wife Maggie to cancer. He and his eight-year-old son Jonah start anew in Seattle, Washington, but Sam continues to grieve.

# 3: Which British middle-distance runner won the 1500 metres gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984?

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Sebastian Coe won four Olympic medals, including the 1500 metres gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984.

# 4: Vicky McClure plays Detective Sergeant Kate Fleming in which British TV series?

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Line of Duty is a British television series created by Jed Mercurio that premiered on 26 June 2012. The series features Martin Compston as Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott, Vicky McClure as Detective Sergeant Kate Fleming, and Adrian Dunbar as Superintendent Ted Hastings.

# 5: 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.

# 6: 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.

# 7: What is Sazerac?

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The Sazerac is a local New Orleans variation of a Cognac or whiskey cocktail, named for the Sazerac de Forge et Fils brand of Cognac brandy that served as its original main ingredient.

# 8: 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.

# 9: 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.

# 10: 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)

# 11: Who plays the role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy?

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In the original trilogy of films Obi-Wan Kenobi is played by Alec Guinness. In the prequel trilogy the role is played by Ewan McGregor.

# 12: 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.

# 13: In Greek mythology, who is God of the underworld and the dead?

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Hades is the God of the underworld and the dead. His consort is Persephone.

# 14: Which of the following countries has won the men’s ice hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics at least once?

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At the 1936 Winter Olympics, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Great Britain won the men's ice hockey competition. U.K. Canada got the silver medal, and United States the bronze.

# 15: Who made his screen debut in City Slickers (1991)?

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Jack Gyllenhaal began acting as a child with a screen debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998).

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

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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.

# 17: 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.

# 18: 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.

# 19: U Thant, Kofi Annan, and Kurt Waldheim have all been:

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The have all been Secretaries-General of the United Nations. U Thant was in office between 1961 and 1971, Kurt Waldheim between 1972 and 1981, and Kofi Annan between 1997 and 2006. Although, Kofi Annan and U.N. was awarded the Peace Price in 2001, the others have not.

# 20: Which planet is closest to Earth?

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Venus is both the closest planet to Earth and the planet closest in size to Earth. It is sometimes called Earth's sister planet because of their similar size, gravity, and bulk composition.

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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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