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General Knowledge Quiz

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A general knowledge quiz with 50 questions.

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General Knowledge Quiz

  1. 1. General Knowledge Quiz
  2. 2. <ul><li>Which sport is called &quot;the sport of kings&quot; ? </li></ul><ul><li>Horse racing </li></ul><ul><li>If you are celebrating your diamond anniversary, how many years have you been married ? </li></ul><ul><li>60 </li></ul><ul><li>In which year was the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima ? </li></ul><ul><li>1945 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the world’s largest bird ? </li></ul><ul><li>The ostrich </li></ul><ul><li>Are there more men or more women in the world? </li></ul><ul><li>Men </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>If you suffer from xenophobia, what are you afraid of ? </li></ul><ul><li>Foreigners </li></ul><ul><li>Which language in the world has the most native speakers ? </li></ul><ul><li>Mandarin Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>What is the most common element on Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrogen </li></ul><ul><li>Which nation gave women the right to vote first ? </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>In what year did the Berlin Wall come down ? </li></ul><ul><li>1989 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is the capital of Venezuela ? </li></ul><ul><li>Caracas </li></ul><ul><li>Which 3 countries does Luxembourg have borders with ? </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium, France and Germany </li></ul><ul><li>How many sides does a heptagon have ? </li></ul><ul><li>7 </li></ul><ul><li>Which is larger: the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific Ocean ? </li></ul><ul><li>The Pacific (is twice as large) </li></ul><ul><li>What do the letters FBI stand for? </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Bureau of Investigation </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What is the largest man made structure on Earth ? </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Wall of China </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital city of New Zealand? </li></ul><ul><li>Wellington </li></ul><ul><li>What year was John F Kennedy shot ? </li></ul><ul><li>1963 </li></ul><ul><li>In Islamic law, how many wives is a man allowed to have ? </li></ul><ul><li>4 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital of the Philippines ? </li></ul><ul><li>Manila </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison ? </li></ul><ul><li>1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Riga is the capital of which country? </li></ul><ul><li>Latvia </li></ul><ul><li>What do the letters IBM stand for? </li></ul><ul><li>International Business Machines </li></ul><ul><li>If you are celebrating your Silver Anniversary, how many years have you been married ? </li></ul><ul><li>25 </li></ul><ul><li>Which travels faster: light or sound waves? </li></ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is 55 in Roman Numerals ? </li></ul><ul><li>LV </li></ul><ul><li>What colour do you get by mixing blue and yellow? </li></ul><ul><li>Green </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital of Switzerland? </li></ul><ul><li>Berne </li></ul><ul><li>Name 3 US States that start with the letter I. </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>What animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund ? </li></ul><ul><li>Panda </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>How many zeros are there in a trillion ? </li></ul><ul><li>12 </li></ul><ul><li>What colour are the 5 Olympic rings ? </li></ul><ul><li>Black, blue, red, green, yellow </li></ul><ul><li>What number do the Roman numerals CD represent ? </li></ul><ul><li>400 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital of Columbia ? </li></ul><ul><li>Bogota </li></ul><ul><li>How many squares are there on a chess board? </li></ul><ul><li>64 </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What colour are a baby's eyes at birth ? </li></ul><ul><li>Blue </li></ul><ul><li>In which year did man first land on the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>1969 </li></ul><ul><li>Which planet is the fifth from the sun? </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>What is 40% of 40 ? </li></ul><ul><li>16 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital of Peru ? </li></ul><ul><li>Lima </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What do the letters BBC stand for? </li></ul><ul><li>British Broadcasting Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>In which year did the Channel Tunnel open ? </li></ul><ul><li>1994 </li></ul><ul><li>What is the legal drinking age in the USA? </li></ul><ul><li>21 </li></ul><ul><li>How many men have walked on the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>12 </li></ul><ul><li>From which country does Nokia, the mobile phone company, originate? </li></ul><ul><li>Finland </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What is the capital of Turkey? </li></ul><ul><li>Ankara </li></ul><ul><li>Which is heavier, gold or silver? </li></ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul><ul><li>How many legs does a butterfly have? </li></ul><ul><li>6 </li></ul><ul><li>Which is the biggest state in the U.S.A.? </li></ul><ul><li>Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital city of Norway? </li></ul><ul><li>Oslo </li></ul>

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