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75+ General knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers

List Of Great General knowledge Trivia Questions

General Knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers Quiz Game
General Knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers Quiz Game

Introduction

There’s so much more to knowledge than what you learn in your textbooks. Some people only rote learn everything their coursebook says and do not pay attention to what is not included. If it’s not coming in the exam does not mean it’s useless. Every person should have general knowledge about huge scope of topics so that you don’t feel dumb when sitting with a group discussing, say,

Is your general knowledge good enough to mingle in a crowd discussing things out of your school curriculum? Here’s are a few challenging general knowledge trivia questions and answers to test you.

Interesting General Knowledge Trivia Facts

  • Birds need gravity to swallow
  • August has the highest percentage of births
  • The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • The 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English
  • Did you know that the Hawaiian alphabets have 13 letters only
  • All the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • The average human brain contains around 78 percent water
  • Australia was originally called New Holland
  • The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue

General Knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers

Q. How many bones does your foot have?

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26 bones.

Q. Where was the fortune cookie invented?

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In San Francisco.

Q. How many vocal chords does an average cat have?

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Around 100

Q. Which birds can fly backwards?

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The hummingbird

Q. What was the first MTV video played?

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It was ‘Video killed the radio star’ by the Buggles.

Q. Where was croissant invented?

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In Austria.

Q. Who were the inventors of popcorn?

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The Aztecs.

Q. How many legs does a dragonfly have?

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6, but it cannot walk.

Q. How many years does an average person spend sleeping?

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25 years.

Q. Where are French fries from?

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Belgium

Q. Which color is known to be the safest in cars?

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White.

Q. How many stars are the in Paramount Studios logo?

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22 stars.

Q. What is the basic principle of Miss Universe Competition?

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Beauty with brains.

Q. Which section of United Nations Organization stands against the pollution?

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Q. How many countries had sign in UNEP?

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120 countries.

Q. What is the scientific name of lie detector which uses by the police for proving lies?

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Polygraph.

Q. What is the dot on top of the letter ‘i’ is called?

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A tittle.

Q. Which democratic republic has given the right for ‘mercy killing’?

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Netherlands.

Q. Where is the longest highway tunnel of the world situated?

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Norway.

Q. Which woman is selected in US Senate firstly?

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Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Q. Which country has the world’s one-fourth oil reserve?

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Saudi Arabia.

Q. What is the old name of Taiwan?

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Formosa.

Q. What is the most played board game?

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Monopoly.

Q. What is the 3rd past tense of the word ‘dare’?

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Durst.

Q. What material is Taj Mahal made of?

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Marble.

Q. At what age did Bill Gates began programming computers?

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At 13.

Q. How many rivers does Jamaica have?

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120 rivers.

Q. How long is the Great Wall of China?

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It is approximately 6,430 Km long (3,995 miles)

Q. Which is the largest moon of the solar system?

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Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter.

Q. Who is the author of A Brief History of Time?

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Stephen Hawking

Q. Which country has the largest number of post offices?

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India.

Q. How many breaths does an average person takes daily?

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About 23,000.

Q. What is the hardest natural substance?

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Diamond.

Q. What is a group of Rhinos called?

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A crash.

Q. What is the maximum number of folds you can fold a paper in?

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7

Q. Where was titanic built?

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Belfast.

Q. How many rooms does Buckingham Palace have approximately?

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Over 600.

Q. What is the lifespan of a squirrel?

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9 years.

Q. Which country consumes the most Coca-Cola?

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Iceland.

Q. How much saliva does your mouth produces in a day?

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1 liter of saliva a day.

Q. How much loss of water by body indicates thirst?

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1 percent.

Q. What species of dogs is the smallest?

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Chihuahua.

Q. How many teeth does an African Elephant have?

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4 teeth.

Q. What percent of the world population is female?

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49 percent.

Q. Why is wine sold in tinted bottles?

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Because it spoils when exposed to light.

Q. When was the first English dictionary written?

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In 1755.

Q. When was the dollar sign ($) introduced?

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In 1788

Q. Which body part has the most active muscles?

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The eyes.

Q. Which vitamin does rain contain?

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Vitamin B12

Q. What is a honeybee’s top speed of flying?

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24kph.

Q. How many bones does your head contain?

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22 bones.

Q. What is the colored part of your eye called?

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The iris.

Q. How fast does a Cheetah run?

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It runs at 114kph.

Q. Name the mammal that can fly?

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Bat.

Q. How long can a snail sleep in one go?

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For 3 years.

Q. How many countries does Germany share borders with?

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9

Q. What is the old name of Hawaii?

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Sandwich Islands.

Q. How many steps does Eiffel Tower has?

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1,792

Q. In dice, what is the sum of opposite sides?

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It’s always 7

Q. Where were the first sailing boats made?

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In Egypt.

Q. What is the first international hotel chain?

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Hilton.

Q. Which country is known as ‘Economic Power House of Europe’?

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Germany.

Q. In which year did Hawaii became a part of the US?

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In 1990.

Q. How many years in 1 gigayear?

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1,000,000,000,000 years

Q. What is the Moon’s diameter?

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3,476km

Q. When was New York’s Central Park opened?

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In 1876

Q. What was the subject of the first printed book in England?

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It was about chess.

Q. What does EMI stand for in EMI awards?

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Electrical and Musical Instruments.

Q. Which side of the brain do you use when recognizing a person’s face?

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The right side of your brain.

Q. How many sweat glands does 1 square inch of human skin contain?

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625 sweat glands

Q. What is your normal body temperature?

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It is 37C (99F).

Q. Where are the red blood cells produced?

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In bone marrow.

Q. How many weeks does it take to shed a whole human skin?

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4 weeks.

Q. When was the revolving door invented?

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In 1888

Q. Which tool is used to measure blood pressure?

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A Sphygmomanometer.

Q. How old was Sir Isaac Newton when he discovered law of gravity?

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23 years old.

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