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General Knowledge Trivia Quiz

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If you landed on this hub because you are searching for trivia questions for fund raising, for school trivia night, trivia party, quiz night functions for your social club or just want to challenge yourself here are some trivia quiz for you…..

Whether you are a novice or an expert I hope that this hub will provide you with a few minutes of entertainment. Let me know how you go … just drop me a note on the comment box below. Have fun !!!!

General Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Set 1

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. 1. In what city can you find the Petronas Tower?
    • Kuala Lampur
    • Sarawak
    • Penang
  2. 2. What is a Blue Heeler?
    • Cat
    • Dog
    • Horse
  3. 3. The symbol of the Olympic Games is composed of how many interlocking rings?
    • 4
    • 6
    • 5
  4. 4. Lapis lazuli is a deep shade of what color?
    • Violet
    • Blue
    • Green
  5. 5. Dong is the main unit of currency in what country?
    • Vietnam
    • Singapore
    • Taiwan
  6. 6.What gift is associated with 25th wedding anniversary?
    • Ruby
    • Silver
    • Gold
  7. 7. In what year did the Berlin Wall fall?
    • 1989
    • 1987
    • 1990
  8. 8. How many letters are there in the Greek Alphabet?
    • 26
    • 24
    • 20
  9. 9. Complete the idiom: Curiosity killed the ____
    • Dog
    • Cat
    • Rabbit
  10. 10. The study of butterflies and moths is called what?
    • Lepidopterology
    • Philately
    • Petrology

Answer Key

  1. Kuala Lampur
  2. Dog
  3. 5
  4. Blue
  5. Vietnam
  6. Silver
  7. 1989
  8. 24
  9. Cat
  10. Lepidopterology

Interpreting Your Score

If you got between 0 and 3 correct answers: Try Again ...

If you got between 4 and 6 correct answers: Not Bad.. .

If you got 9 correct answers: Well Done !

If you got 10 correct answers: Congratulations!

General Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Set 2

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. 1. What is the study or collection of postage stamps called?
    • Theology
    • Deltiology
    • Philately
  2. 2. What is the currency of Thailand?
    • Baht
    • Peso
    • Rupee
  3. 3. What do you call a tailess cat?
    • Snowshoe
    • Manx
    • Abyssinian
  4. 4. What type of creature is a painted lady?
    • Butterfly
    • Bees
    • Dragonfly
  5. 5. What is the first letter of the Greek alphabet?
    • Delta
    • Kappa
    • Alpha
  6. 6. What is the capital city of Fiji?
    • Nasinu
    • Suva
    • Lautoka
  7. 7. What is a baby kangaroo called?
    • joey
    • pup
    • kid
  8. 8. In which country will you find a city called Adelaide?
    • Australia
    • Belguim
    • Denmark
  9. 9. Feliz Navidad means Merry Christmas in what language?
    • Italian
    • Spanish
    • Filipino
  10. 10. Whose nose grows when he told a lie?
    • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    • Robin Hood
    • Pinocchio

Answer Key

  1. Philately
  2. Baht
  3. Manx
  4. Butterfly
  5. Alpha
  6. Suva
  7. joey
  8. Australia
  9. Spanish
  10. Pinocchio

General Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Set 3

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. 1. What do you call a group of frogs?
    • Army
    • Fleet
    • Flock
  2. 2. What is the second highest mountain in the world?
    • Makalu
    • Cho Oyu
    • K2
  3. 3. What is the first book of the bible?
    • Exodus
    • Leviticus
    • Genesis
  4. 4. Gingivitis is the infection of the what?
    • Gums
    • Toe
    • Throat
  5. 5. What is the left hand page of the book called?
    • Recto
    • Verso
  6. 6. Origami is the art of folding paper, originated in what country?
    • China
    • Korea
    • Japan
  7. 7. Copra is the dried flesh of what fruit?
    • Coconut
    • Corn
    • Squash
  8. 8. Who painted the "Last Supper"?
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Leonardo da Vinci
    • Rembrandt van Rijn
  9. 9. The United Arab Emirates is a country composed of how many federations of emirates?
    • 7
    • 9
    • 5
  10. 10. The acronym UNICEF means United Nation Children's what?
    • Friends
    • Fund
    • Family

Answer Key

  1. Army
  2. K2
  3. Genesis
  4. Gums
  5. Verso
  6. Japan
  7. Coconut
  8. Leonardo da Vinci
  9. 7
  10. Fund
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General Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Set 4

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What color is the maple leaf on the Canadian flag?
    • Red
    • Green
    • Brown
  2. Which flag depicts a cedar tree on a white background?
    • Nigeria
    • Lebanon
    • Turkey
  3. Nepal is the only country with a non-rectangular flag.
    • False
    • True
  4. How many stars appear on the New Zealand flag?
    • 3
    • 5
    • 4
  5. Which flag features a map of the island with two olive branches?
    • Cyprus
    • Turkey
    • Greece
  6. How many stars appears on the Philippine flag?
    • Three
    • Six
    • Two
  7. Mozart was born in which Austrian city?
    • Graz
    • Vienna
    • Salzburg
  8. Which country are All Nippon Airways from?
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • China
  9. How many squares are there in a chess board?
    • 54
    • 64
    • 58
  10. Cosmology is the study of what?
    • Codes
    • Universe
    • Cosmetics

Answer Key

  1. Red
  2. Lebanon
  3. True
  4. 4
  5. Cyprus
  6. Three
  7. Salzburg
  8. Japan
  9. 64
  10. Universe

General Knowledge Trivia Quiz - Set 5

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Which planet is closest to the Sun?
    • Mercury
    • Earth
    • Venus
  2. Which gas in the Earth's atmosphere gives us life?
    • Helium
    • Hydrogen
    • Oxygen
  3. Which planet has two moons called Phobos and Deimos?
    • Neptune
    • Mars
    • Saturn
  4. In 1781 William Herschel discovered which planet?
    • Jupiter
    • Uranus
    • Saturn
  5. What is the center of the solar system?
    • Sun
    • Earth
    • Moon
  6. In the movie Finding Nemo, what kind of fish is Nemo?
    • Swordfish
    • Clownfish
    • Milkfish
  7. Where does a fish take oxygen through?
    • Eyes
    • Gills
    • Mouth
  8. From which part of the cod is a beneficial oil produced?
    • Liver
    • Eyes
    • Skin
  9. The song beginning “Starry, starry night" written by Don McLean commemorated which painter?
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • Michaelangelo
    • Frida kahlo
  10. "Mandy" was the first UK chart hit for which singer?
    • John Lennon
    • Elton John
    • Barry Manilow
  11. What is a mozzarella?
    • Cheese
    • Wine
    • Spice
  12. In music, a staff has how many parallel lines?
    • 5
    • 6
    • 8
  13. What type of Girl is Madonna in her 1985 hit song?
    • Material
    • Angry
    • Sweet

Answer Key

  1. Mercury
  2. Oxygen
  3. Mars
  4. Uranus
  5. Sun
  6. Clownfish
  7. Gills
  8. Liver
  9. Vincent Van Gogh
  10. Barry Manilow
  11. Cheese
  12. 5
  13. Material

Did you know?

White House Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington DC 20500

White House Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington DC 20500

Number 10 Downing Street is the residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Number 10 Downing Street is the residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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How did you go?

qwer ty on December 17, 2015:

100%

tanveerbadyari on April 07, 2013:

i scored 60%

j on December 10, 2012:

nice one!now I know

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I got 60% not bad

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I got 80%...this is good...nice questions..

Vyn on June 15, 2012:

very helpful! thanks...

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this was fairly easy. got 100% on all. (who did not know about adelaide?)

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thanks.. just got new knowledge :)

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i got 80%

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yes!!

i got 90%

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Ghislaine on February 16, 2012:

Great.. I learn new things

shon on February 11, 2012:

its awesome

JeMaeA on February 07, 2012:

--thanks. I got 90%. hope it will help me and everyone who tried this. Hope you'll have another set ;]

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.. well i really had fun i got a 83% .. hahaha..

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I got a 90%.. a really hard questions ...

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This quiz stirs my neurons...

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i hope this will help a lot for our upcoming quiz bee..

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got a 50%.. kinda tough questions..

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i really enjoyed taking the quiz...

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great trivia questions

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Midou Ban on March 02, 2011:

This is very useful. Thanks a lot and keep up the good work.

bayang on February 19, 2011:

yeah right .. you've done a really great job on fixing this .. ang panget ng grammar ng ibang nag-comment dito..

The Quiz Master on February 17, 2011:

I really enjoy your quizzes and get most of them right.

These are the sort of questions I use in my quizzes, fun!

mishael on July 15, 2010:

atleast our mind works

piper on July 27, 2009:

this is great...interesting

William F Torpey from South Valley Stream, N.Y. on June 15, 2009:

Trivia quizzes are alway fun. Thanks, MM.

R Burow from Florida, United States on June 07, 2009:

This is great ! I will be attempting to stump my children and their friends.

Thanks

Gypsy Willow from Lake Tahoe Nevada USA , Wales UK and Taupo New Zealand on June 06, 2009:

OOOhhh some hard ones there. thanks for the fun!

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