100 General Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers Printable

  • April 22, 2021
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General Trivia Questions and Answers Printable

1. For an adult human, taking just one step uses how many muscles?

up to 200 muscles

2. How is Dolores Haze better known?

Lolita

3. Name the only footballer to have played for Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United?

Peter Beardsley

4. In Cockney rhyming slang, how much money is a ‘pony’?

Twenty five pounds

5. Name the landmark 1967 novel by Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez?

One Hundred Years of Solitude

6. Which animal sleep half awake?

Dolphins. They keep one eye open while they consciously breathe and float on the water surface.

7. It gets the name ‘box’ from its cube-shape and its stings can be fatal to humans — what is it?

Jellyfish (the Box Jellyfish)

8. Which football club did Paul Gascoigne briefly manage in 2005?

Kettering Town

9. Ian Botham made eleven appearances in the Football League for which football club?

Scunthorpe United

10. The title of which K.J. Alford military march gave its name to a well-known golfing term?

Colonel Bogey (the golfing term is ‘bogey’, which means “one over par”)

11. Who first appeared in a 1939 booklet written by Robert L. May?

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

12. In 1999, which English player was sent off in the 84th minute of his final international game?

David Batty

13. Who was carried off the track in tears by British discus thrower Richard Slaney at the 1984 Olympics?

Mary Decker (who fell after tripping with Zola Budd; Slaney was her boyfriend)

14. Within how many days of dying, the enzymes that digested a person’s food will begin to digest that person’s body?

Three days

15. Which country is the squarest country on earth?

Egypt (closest country to resemble a square on the map)

16. Which famous historical event happened on December 16, 1773?

The Boston Tea Party

17. In 2018, which world champion gave his post-championship press conference naked?

Mark Williams (snooker)

18. Which British city elected the first ever Green Member of Parliament?

Brighton

19. Who married Alice Fitzwarren?

Dick Whittington (in the pantomime of the same name)

20. Name the most famous nurse of Victorian Times who improved care for wounded soldiers?

Florence Nightingale

21. Like fingerprints, each human ____ has its own unique print.

tongue

22. The “four great inventions” of ancient China were papermaking, gunpowder, printing and what else?

The compass

23. Howmany countries in the world have names that start with the letter ‘J’?

Three (Jamaica, Japan, and Jordan)

24. Since 1990, four players have won the PFA Young Player of the Year award twice — can you name them?

Ryan Giggs, Robbie Fowler, Wayne Rooney, and Dele Alli

25. What is the national animal of Bangladesh, Malaysia, and South Korea?

Tiger (it’s also the national animal of India)

26. The fictional islands of Lilliput and Skull Island are both supposedly located in which real ocean?

Indian Ocean

27. Semen normally contains 1-8 billion sperm per fluid ounces (140-300 million sperm per millimeter).True\ False

True

28. Name the first country to host the World Cup twice?

Mexico

29. What does the ‘WH’ stand for in the high street chain WHSmith?

William Henry

30. Name the only two landlocked countries in South America?

Bolivia and Paraguay

31. There are more bacteria in a human mouth than there are people in the world. True/ False?

True

32. Who published the first English dictionary?

Robert Cawdrey

33. What was the name of the lady who was handed divorce papers on Christmas Day 1986?

Angie (Angie Watts in Eastenders)

34. Which system in Indian society divides Hindus into four main social groups?

Caste system

35. The title of which D. H. Lawrence book is also a meteorological phenomenon?

The Rainbow

36. Name Stieg Larsson’s most famous book?

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

37. Which egg is the biggest in the world?

The ostrich egg. It equals to the volume of as much as 30 chicken eggs.

38. Who won the Ballon d’Or three times, in 1983, 1984 and 1985?

Michel Platini

39. Which festive song is the biggest-selling single in UK chart history not to reach number one?

Last Christmas (by Wham!)

40. Antananarivo is the largest city in which country?

Madagascar

41. What’s the most famous novel of the Scottish novelist who also served as Governor General of Canada in the late 1930s?

The 39 Steps (by John Buchan)

42. Who released the pop song “Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen” in 1961?

Neil Sedaka

43. What grow faster on the hand a person writes with, also grow faster than toenails, and faster on longer fingers?

Fingernails

44. Which event started in Lima, Peru on 6 January 2018, and finished in Cordoba, Argentina, 14 days later? Dakar Rally (held in South America after security

concerns in Africa)

45. Which American state’s Spanish translation literally means ‘covered in snow’?

Nevada

46. The film Jaws premiered in British cinemas on Boxing Day of which year?

1975

47. Joe Buck and “Ratso” Rizzo are characters in which film?

Midnight Cowboy

48. Which animal spend about 80% of their life asleep?

Armadillos

49. Name Scotland’s fourth-largest city ?

Dundee

50. How many red stripes are there on the American flag?

7

51. On the American frontier of 1874, a new railroad will have to be rerouted through Rock Ridge in order to avoid quicksand is the plot of which film? ?

Blazing Saddles

52. Professor Robert Langdon is a fictional character created by which author?

Dan Brown

53. Eating a Kentucky Fried Chicken meal is a Christmas tradition in which country?

Japan

54. An adult human body is made up of about how many atoms?

7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion atoms).

55. Which club sacked Sir Alex Ferguson in 1978?

St Mirren

56. Which motorway in the UK is the longest?

M6 (starts at M1 near Rugby and terminates at the A74(M) at Gretna)

57. In 2006, The Dutchess was the debut studio album by which American singer?

Fergie

58. The life of an eyelash is no more than

5 months

59. Whose acting roles have included bounty hunter Bullet-Tooth Tony, Sebastian Moran, Big Chris and Juggernaut?

Vinnie Jones

60. How many lines do all sonnets have?

14

61. Which part of the human body produces 260 billion red blood cells (RBCs) and 135 billion white blood cells (WBCs) per day?

Bone marrow

62. What did Henry Cole give us in 1843?

First commercial Christmas cards

63. Which 2014 American psychological thriller film was based on Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel of the same title?

Gone Girl

64. The world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, The Angel Falls, is in which country?

Venezuela

65. The power generated by our brain is enough to illuminate a bulb. True/ False?

True. It is at the time when we’re awake.

66. Who made a record 310 consecutive Premier League appearances between 14 August 2004 to 7 October 2012?

Brad Friedel (with spells at Blackburn Rovers, Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur)

67. Which style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750, gets its name from the Portuguese word meaning “misshapen pearl”?

Baroque

68. The word “organ” comes from an old Greek word, organon, which means

“tool” or “instrument.”

69. Which actress is best known for the films Genevieve and the 1970 film The Railway Children?

Dinah Sheridan

70. Which 1967 song written by Cat Stevens, became a hit for Rod Stewart in 1977 and Sheryl Crow in 2003?

The First Cut is the Deepest

71. Who played Winston Churchill in The Darkest Hour?

Gary Oldman

72. Which item of clothing brought Frosty the Snowman back to life?

A hat

73. What’s the name of the street where the British Prime Minister lives?

Downing Street

74. What male animal gives birth to a young one?

Seahorses

75. What special name is given to the day after Christmas Day?

Boxing Day

76. Who had a hit with the song “Ain’t No Pleasing You” from their album Mustn’t Grumble?

Chas & Dave

77. Which British river’s name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon language for “boundary river” ?

Mersey

78. David Beckham made his football league debut in 1995 for the same club that Bill Shankly made over 300 appearances for -name the club?

Preston North End

79. What cake is offered typically during Christmas throughout Italy?

Panettone

80. Which insect cannot chew their food, and move their jaws sideways like scissors to extract the juices from the food?

Ants

81. Mr. and Mrs. Dursley lived at house number 4 in which street?

Privet Drive (in Harry Potter)

82. Which pop group were named after the inventor of the seed drill?

Jethro Tull

83. What is the largest flower in the world?

Rafflesia Arnoldii. It can grow as big as an umbrella.

84. By what name do we better know the Gravelly Hill Interchange?

Spaghetti Junction

85. Clint Eastwood plays National Geographic photojournalist Robert Kincaid in which film?

The Bridges of Madison County

86. Which debut studio album by American musician Patti Smith since been viewed by critics as one of the greatest and most influential albums in the history of the American punk rock movement, a

Horses

87. The same skin cells that make up a human vagina are the same type of cells that are in a human mouth. True/ False

True

88. How many cities in England have 2 or more league teams in the top four divisions of English football?

8 (London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Bristol, Nottingham, and Stoke)

89. The phrase “old sport” is said 55 times in which 2013 movie?

The Great Gatsby

90. What do the initials in the name C. S. Lewis stand for?

Clive Staples

91. What do American’s call reindeer?

Caribou

92. The body can detect taste in .0015 seconds, which is faster than the blink of an eye. True/ False?

True

93. How many sides does a cube have?

Six

94. Songwriter Noel Gallagher rhymes “Elsa” with “Alka Seltzer” in which song?

Supersonic

95. The Walking Piano is an oversized synthesizer which features in which 1988 movie?

Big (starring Tom Hanks)

96. Lloyd Christmas is roommates with best friend Harry Dunne in which 1994 film?

Dumb and Dumber

97. Taste buds are not visible to the naked eye; the little bumps that can be seen on the tongue are actually-

Papillae, on top of which rest the taste buds.

98. “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen” is the opening line of which book?

1984 (by George Orwell)

99. Which 1973 film saw Roger Moore’s debut as James Bond?

Live and Let Die

100. What will be the most spoken language by 2030?

Chinese

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