40 Fun Quiz Questions And Answers – General Knowledge

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    Fun Quiz Questions: Round 1

  1. What unusual word means “A sleepwalker, often used to describe someone who acts unconsciously or mechanically”?
    • Verisimilitude
    • Quintessence
    • Flâneur
    • Somnambulist
    The correct answer is “Somnambulist”.
    A somnambulist is a person who engages in activities while asleep, such as walking or talking, without being aware of their actions.
  2. The Jumping is a type of what animal?
    • Snake
    • Mollusc
    • Spider
    • Fish
    The correct answer is Spider. Did you get it right?
    The Jumping Spider is a species of arachnid that is known for its ability to jump long distances to capture prey.
  3. What is the currency code of Argentina?
    • TZK
    • ARS
    • EUR
    • VUV
    The correct currency code is “ARS”.
    The currency code of Argentina is ARS, which stands for Argentine Peso, the official currency of the country.
  4. Name the 1968 movie directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall?
    • Pulp Fiction
    • Star Wars
    • Planet of the Apes
    • The Thing
    The correct answer is Planet of the Apes.
    Planet of the Apes is a 1968 sci-fi film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall. It tells the story of a space mission that lands on a mysterious planet ruled by intelligent apes.

  1. Name a 1982 movie starring Eddie Murphy?
    • Die Hard
    • Raising Arizona
    • 48 Hrs
    • North
    The correct answer is “48 Hrs”.
    48 Hrs is an action-comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte that follows a cop and a criminal as they team up to find a pair of cop killers.
  2. The English FA Cup winners in 2012 were which football team?
    • Arsenal
    • Chelsea
    • Swindon Town
    • Plymouth Argyle
    The correct answer is Chelsea.
    Chelsea Football Club won the 2012 FA Cup, the oldest and most prestigious club competition in England, after defeating Liverpool in the final.
  3. The equation 17 x 11 + 356 equals what number?
    • 292
    • 543
    • 360
    • 393
    The correct answer is (17 x 11) + 356 = 543.
    17 multiplied by 11 plus 356 is equal to 543 because 17 multiplied by 11 is 187 and when you add 356 to 187, the total is 543.
  4. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • leeway
    • shadowed
    • lunge
    • intervention
    Shadowed is the noun.
    Shadowed is a word used to describe the state of something being blocked from view by a dark shape or form.
  5. Name a 1995 movie starring Rick Moranis?
    • Blood Father
    • Strange Brew
    • Leaving Las Vegas
    • The Dominion
    The correct answer is “The Dominion”.
    The Dominion is a 1995 science fiction comedy starring Rick Moranis as a scientist who accidentally creates a parallel universe.
  6. “CH4” is the chemical formula for which gas?
    • Chlorine gas
    • Isobutane
    • Sulfur dioxide
    • Methane
    The correct answer is Methane.
    Methane is a colorless, odorless, flammable gas composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms.
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    Fun Quiz Questions: Round 2

  1. Who directed the 1995 movie “Showgirls?
    • Francis Ford Coppola
    • John Hughes
    • Paul Verhoeven
    • Fred Zinnemann
    The correct answer is Paul Verhoeven.
    Paul Verhoeven is a Dutch filmmaker who directed the 1995 movie Showgirls, a controversial drama about a Las Vegas showgirl’s rise to fame.
  2. The chemical symbol of the element Cesium is?
    • W
    • Lv
    • Kr
    • Cs
    The correct answer is “Cs”.
    The chemical symbol of Cesium is Cs, which is derived from the Latin name for the element, caesium.
  3. The 1990’s hit movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” starred which Hollywood A-lister?
    • Will Smith
    • Harrison Ford
    • Jack Nicholson
    • Al Pacino
    The correct answer is Harrison Ford.
    Harrison Ford is an iconic Hollywood actor who rose to fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s with his starring roles in the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. He reprised his role as Indiana Jones in the 1989 movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
  4. Who directed the 1987 movie “Full Metal Jacket?
    • Ridley Scott
    • Stanley Kubrick
    • David Lean
    • Howard Hawks
    The correct answer is Stanley Kubrick.
    Stanley Kubrick was an acclaimed director who is best known for his work on films such as “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “A Clockwork Orange”. His 1987 movie “Full Metal Jacket” was a war drama that was critically acclaimed and has become a classic.

  1. The Royal Gramma is a type of which animal?
    • Beetle
    • Tropical Fish
    • Butterfly or Moth
    • Ant
    The correct answer is Tropical Fish.
    The Royal Gramma is a species of brightly-colored, small-sized fish found in the tropical waters of the Caribbean Sea.
  2. The Pufferfish is a type of what animal?
    • Reptile
    • Fish
    • Shellfish
    • Snake
    The correct answer is Fish. Did you get it right?
    The Pufferfish is a species of fish that is known for its ability to inflate its body with water or air when threatened.
  3. The 1970’s classic movie “Heaven Can Wait” starred which Hollywood A-list star?
    • Meryl Streep
    • Sean Connery
    • Warren Beatty
    • Charlton Heston
    The correct answer is Warren Beatty.
    Warren Beatty is an Academy Award-winning actor, director, and producer who starred in the 1978 comedy-fantasy film Heaven Can Wait.
  4. Can you solve the word “s_o_s” with missing letters?
    • shoes
    • sewing
    • seller
    • serratia
    The correct answer is shoes.
    The letters S-O-S are often used in an emergency situation, and shoes are a type of item that can be used to help in an emergency situation, such as running away from a dangerous situation.
  5. _____ Pratchett – well known author?
    • Terry Pratchett
    • Victor Hugo
    • Oscar Wilde
    • George Orwell
    This correct answer is Terry Pratchett.
    He is an English fantasy novelist, known for his Discworld series of novels which blend elements of fantasy, satire, and humor.
  1. What is the capital of Russia?
    • Novosibirsk
    • Yekaterinburg
    • St. Petersburg
    • Moscow
    The correct answer is Moscow.
    Moscow is the largest city in Russia and is the country’s administrative and financial center, making it the de facto capital.
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    Fun Quiz Questions: Round 3

  1. The Pythons is a type of what animal?
    • Mollusc
    • Fish
    • Mammal
    • Reptile
    The correct answer is Reptile. Did you get it right?
    Yes, Reptiles are a class of animals that have scaly skin and lay eggs. They include snakes, lizards, turtles, crocodiles and alligators.
  2. Can you solve the word “_he__” with missing letters?
    • caught
    • direct
    • stood
    • ahead
    The correct answer is ahead.
    Ahead is a three-letter word meaning in front of or in the lead.
  3. A group of caterpillars is known as a what?
    • A stench
    • A troubling
    • An army
    • A skein
    The correct answer is an army.
    An army of caterpillars is a large group of caterpillars that move together in a collective manner, often to find food or migrate to a new location.
  4. Irish Republican Army is typically abbreviated to what?
    • IRA
    • NSA
    • BLT
    • Y2K
    The correct answer is IRA.
    The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is an organization that was formed to promote the cause of Irish independence from British rule. The acronym IRA is commonly used to refer to the organization.

  1. Egassem is the reverse spelling of which word?
    • message
    • trade
    • should
    • field
    The correct answer is message. Did you get it right?
    The correct answer is message. The word “egassem” is a reverse spelling of the word “message” which is a noun meaning a communication sent from one person to another.
  2. Which Broadway musical tells the story of the group the Four Seasons?
    • Wicked
    • Moving Out
    • Jersey Boys
    • We Will Rock You
    The correct answer is “Jersey Boys”.
    Jersey Boys is a musical about the band The Four Seasons, focusing on their rise to fame and eventual break-up. It follows their lives from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s.
  3. A group of manatees is known as a what?
    • A murmuration
    • An aggregation
    • A cloud or horde
    • A string
    The correct answer is an aggregation.
    An aggregation is a collective noun used to describe a group of manatees that are together in one place.
  4. What is the capital of India?
    • New Delhi
    • Mumbai
    • Bangalore
    • Kolkata
    The correct answer is New Delhi.
    New Delhi is the capital of India, and is the seat of the Government of India as well as the legislative and judicial branches of the country.
  5. The 2000’s popular movie “The Santa Clause” featured which Hollywood star?
    • Tom Cruise
    • Will Smith
    • Chadwick Boseman
    • Tim Allen
    The correct answer is Tim Allen.
    Tim Allen is an American actor and comedian who is best known for his roles in the ‘Home Improvement’ TV series and the ‘Santa Clause’ movie franchise.
  6. In what year was the first women’s marathon held at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles?
    • 1992
    • 1984
    • 1974
    • 1991
    The correct answer is 1984.
    The first women’s marathon was held at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, marking the first time women were allowed to compete in a marathon event at the Olympics.
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    Fun Quiz Questions: Round 4

  1. Alcoholics Anonymous is typically abbreviated to what?
    • NATO
    • AA
    • CBS
    • AMOCO
    The correct answer is AA.
    AA stands for Alcoholics Anonymous, which is a fellowship of people who have a common goal of overcoming their addiction to alcohol.
  2. Name the 2008 movie directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood and Bee Vang?
    • The Shining
    • Gran Torino
    • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    • Requiem for a Dream
    The correct answer is Gran Torino.
    Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the lead role. The film also stars Bee Vang and Ahney Her.
  3. Name a 2010 movie starring Julia Roberts?
    • Avengers: Age of Ultron
    • Eat Pray Love
    • We Were Soldiers
    • Mr. Deeds
    The correct answer is “Eat Pray Love”.
    Eat Pray Love is a romantic comedy-drama film based on the 2006 memoir of the same name by Elizabeth Gilbert. It follows the journey of a woman who goes on a quest of self-discovery after her divorce.
  4. Erugif is the reverse spelling of which word?
    • figure
    • though
    • process
    • waves
    The correct answer is figure. Did you get it right?
    Erugif is a reverse spelling of the word figure, which is a noun used to describe a shape or a diagram.

  1. Can you solve the word “c___l_” with missing letters?
    • cortices
    • cattle
    • coursing
    • crime
    The correct answer is cattle.
    Cattle are a type of livestock, typically farmed for their meat and milk, as well as their hide and horns.
  2. In which year was the movie “Mystery Men” starring Ben Stiller released?
    • 2003
    • 1999
    • 2002
    • 1997
    The correct answer is 1999.
    The movie Mystery Men starring Ben Stiller was released in 1999, a comedy superhero film directed by Kinka Usher.
  3. Which Victorian era word means “to deceive or swindle someone”?
    • Credulity
    • Countenance
    • Betrothed
    • Hornswoggle
    The correct answer is “hornswoggle”.
    Hornswoggle is a Victorian-era word meaning to deceive or swindle someone, typically by taking advantage of their ignorance or naivety.
  4. The Transantarctic Mountains mountain range can be found in which continent?
    • Antarctica
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    The correct answer is Antarctica.
    The Transantarctic Mountains are a mountain range located in the continent of Antarctica, located in the southernmost region of the world.
  5. The population of The Netherlands is approximately?
    • 38 million
    • 10.7 million
    • 17.5 million
    • 2.1 million
    The correct answer is 17.5 million.
    The Netherlands is a small, densely populated country in Western Europe, with a population of roughly 17.5 million people.
  1. The chemical symbol of the element Lutetium is?
    • P
    • Lu
    • Pm
    • Bk
    The correct answer is “Lu”.
    Lutetium is a chemical element in the periodic table with the symbol Lu, which stands for its Latin name, Lutetium.
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