Are you ready to test your knowledge? Then you’re in the right place! This quiz is full of fun, mixed general knowledge questions, with topics ranging from Name The Year to Movies and Music.
It’s time to find out what you know! Challenge yourself and your friends to answer the 25 multiple choice questions. Some questions will be easy, some will be hard, but all of them will be entertaining. Think you know the answer? Pick one and see if you’re right!
So, let’s get started. Test your knowledge and see how many questions you can answer correctly. Good luck!
- Who won the Best Actor Oscar for “Forest Gump”?
The correct answer is Tom Hanks.
- Russell Crowe
- Scarlett Johansson
- Dustin Hoffman
- Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the 1994 film ‘Forest Gump’, where he portrayed the titular character with great emotional depth and range.
- What word comes after “Oscar” in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
The correct answer is Papa.
Papa is the sixth letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet, which is used to communicate letters and words over radio or telephone.
- Who won the Best Actor Oscar for “Philadelphia”?
The correct answer is Tom Hanks.
- Jack Nicholson
- Tom Hanks
- Emmanuelle Seigner
- Lee Van Cleef
Tom Hanks won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the 1993 drama film, “Philadelphia”.
- The actor George Sanders won an Academy Award for Best Suporting Actor in which movie?
The correct answer is All About Eve.
- Yankee Doodle Dandy
- The Story of Louis Pasteur
- All About Eve
- A Free Soul
George Sanders won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Addison DeWitt in the 1950 film All About Eve.
- Which famous WWII aircraft engine has the same name as a famous wizard?
The correct answer is “Merlin”.
- Harry Houdini
- Albus Dumbledore
- David Copperfield
The Merlin was a British aircraft engine developed during World War II, renowned for its reliability, power, and adaptability. It was used in a variety of aircraft, including the famous Spitfire fighter plane.
- Name the 1980 movie directed by David Lynch and starring Anthony Hopkins and John Hurt?
The correct answer is The Elephant Man.
- The Help
- Rain Man
- The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man is a 1980 biographical drama directed by David Lynch and starring Anthony Hopkins and John Hurt, based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a severely disfigured man in Victorian England.
- Dry Tortugas National Park is located in which U.S. state?
The correct answer is Florida. Did you get it right?
The Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the U.S. state of Florida, off the coast of Key West. It is comprised of seven small islands and is known for its rich marine life and stunning coral reefs.
- “oriental” is an anagram of which word?
The correct answer is “relation”.
Oriental is an anagram of the word relation, which means the way in which two or more people, groups, or things are connected or associated with each other.
- In which year was the movie “The Electric Horseman” starring Robert Redford released?
The correct answer is 1979.
The Electric Horseman, starring Robert Redford, was released in 1979 and was a major box office success.
- Which Victorian era word means “nonsense or foolish talk”?
The correct answer is “poppycock”.
Poppycock is a slang term that originated during the Victorian era to refer to nonsensical or foolish talk.
- Who discovered the laws of motion?
The correct answer is Isaac Newton.
- Albert Einstein
- Galileo Galilei
- Albert Hall
- Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton was an English physicist and mathematician who formulated the three laws of motion, which form the basis of classical mechanics.
- Who released the 70’s album entitled Bitches Brew
The correct answer is “Miles Davis”.
- Miles Davis
- Fleetwood Mac
- Neil Young
Miles Davis was an American jazz musician and composer who released the groundbreaking 1970s jazz fusion album, “Bitches Brew”.
- Shishapangma Central is a large mountain located where in the world?
The correct answer is Tibet (China).
- North America
- Tibet (China)
Shishapangma Central is a large mountain located in the Tibetan Plateau of China, known for its beauty and challenging terrain.
- Can you unjumble “Tepe Ahetlottseipw” to reveal a famous actor?
The correct answer is Pete Postlethwaite. Did you get it right?
- Glenda Jackson
- Natalie Portman
- Pete Postlethwaite
- Samuel L Jackson
Pete Postlethwaite was a famous British actor known for his roles in films such as Inception, The Usual Suspects and The Full Monty.
- Who won the Best Actor Oscar for “The Silence of the Lambs”?
The correct answer is Jodie Foster.
- Jodie Foster
- Sean Penn
- Jack Lemmon
- Kathy Bates
Jodie Foster won the Best Actor Oscar for her role as Clarice Starling in the 1991 psychological thriller film, The Silence of the Lambs.
- Enihcam is the reverse spelling of which word?
The correct answer is machine. Did you get it right?
Enihcam is a reverse spelling of the word “machine”, which is a device used to perform a task or a set of tasks. It can be operated manually or by a computer program.
- In what year did the US enter WW1?
The correct answer is “1917”.
The United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, officially entering the First World War.
- Sequoia National Park is located in which U.S. state?
The correct is answer is California.
- West Virginia
Sequoia National Park is located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore a variety of natural landscapes.
- In what year was Tim Burton’s movie “Corpse Bride” released?
The correct answer is 2005.
Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated movie, “Corpse Bride,” was released in 2005.
- In which year was the movie “Armageddon” starring Bruce Willis released?
The correct answer is 1998.
The movie Armageddon starring Bruce Willis was released in 1998, the same year it was released in theaters worldwide.
- What is God called by the Islamic or Muslim faith?
The correct answer is “Allah”.
Allah is the name for the one and only God in the Islamic or Muslim faith. It is the Arabic word for God and is used by Muslims to refer to the creator and sustainer of the universe.
- The NATO (or ICAO) phonetic alphabet uses what word for the letter “K”?
The correct answer is Kilo.
Kilo is one of the 26 words used in the NATO (or ICAO) phonetic alphabet to represent the 26 letters of the English alphabet. It is used to ensure that letters are correctly understood when transmitted over radio or telephone communications.
- Can you solve the word “_on___” with missing letters?
The correct answer is wonder.
Wonder is a feeling of admiration, amazement, or awe that is experienced when confronted with something remarkable or mysterious.
- Can you unjumble “Nlrimay Monreo” to reveal a famous actor?
The correct answer is Marilyn Monroe. Did you get it right?
- Angelina Jolie
- Hattie McDaniel
- Marilyn Monroe
- Charlize Theron
Marilyn Monroe was an iconic American actress, model, and singer who rose to fame in the 1950s and 1960s. She is remembered for her beauty, style, and iconic performances in films such as Some Like It Hot and The Seven Year Itch.
- El Chichón eruption in Mexico occured in which year?
The correct answer is 1982.
The El Chichón eruption in Mexico occurred in 1982, resulting in a powerful explosion that released a large amount of ash and gases into the atmosphere.