Are you ready to test your family’s knowledge? Whether you’re a math whiz or a history buff, this quiz is sure to challenge and entertain your family. With 45 questions on a variety of topics, from math to pop culture, this quiz is the perfect way to have some fun and learn something new.
Each round of the quiz has its own unique set of questions, so everyone will be able to show off their skills. Whether you’re a master of math equations or a trivia expert, you’ll find something to challenge you. Get ready to test your knowledge of all things math, history, and pop culture.
So, gather your family around and get ready to have some fun. You’ll be surprised at what you learn in this 45-question quiz. Get ready to be tested and entertained!
- A group of sheep is known as a what?
The correct answer is a drove or flock.
- A drove or flock
- A gaze
- A nest or knot
- A down or husk
A drove or flock is a collective term used to refer to a group of sheep, which typically consists of several dozen animals.
- In which year was the movie “The Deep End of the Ocean” starring Steve Guttenberg released?
The correct answer is 1999.
The Deep End of the Ocean, starring Steve Guttenberg, was released in 1999, making it the first major feature film about a family dealing with the abduction of their child.
- The city of Chester is in which English county?
The correct answer is Cheshire.
- County Durham
- Greater Manchester
Chester is a city located in the northwest of England, in the county of Cheshire.
- In which year did Dragon make the first privately manned spacecraft to dock with the ISS on May 25?
The correct answer is 2012.
In 2012, Dragon, a privately-made spacecraft, became the first of its kind to successfully dock with the International Space Station on May 25.
- _________ Nietzsche – well known author?
This correct answer is Friedrich Nietzsche.
- Mikhail Bulgakov
- Friedrich Nietzsche
- George Orwell
- Mark Twain
Friedrich Nietzsche was a 19th century German philosopher and author, best known for his works exploring the concepts of morality, power, and the human condition.
- In what year was Ridley Scott’s movie “Black Rain” released?
The correct answer is 1989.
Ridley Scott’s action-thriller movie “Black Rain” was released in 1989 and starred Michael Douglas and Andy Garcia.
- Complete the name of the movie “The Dark ______”?
The correct answer is “Knight” making the movie “The Dark Knight”.
The Dark Knight is a superhero movie about the caped crusader, Batman, and his battle against the criminal mastermind, The Joker.
- Papyrophobia is a fear of?
The correct answer is “paper”.
- wooden spoons
Papyrophobia is an intense fear of paper, which can manifest in fear of writing, reading, or handling paper.
- The day June 8 falls in which week of the year?
The asnwer is the 23rd week of the year.
June 8 is the 23rd week of the year because the weeks of the year are numbered from 1 to 52, and June 8 is the 23rd week of the year.
Family General Knowledge: Round 1
- Name the 1924 movie directed by Buster Keaton and starring Buster Keaton and Kathryn McGuire?
The correct answer is Sherlock Jr.
- The Empire Strikes Back
- Sherlock Jr
- The Grand Budapest Hotel
- 12 Years a Slave
Sherlock Jr is a 1924 silent comedy film directed by and starring Buster Keaton. It also stars Kathryn McGuire as the female lead. The film follows Keaton’s character as he attempts to solve a mystery.
- In what year was the Disney movie “Bolt” released?
The correct answer is 2008.
The Disney movie Bolt was released in 2008 and became a popular animated film with both children and adults.
- Which Victorian era word means “nonsense or foolish talk”?
The correct answer is “fiddle-faddle”.
Fiddle-faddle is a Victorian era word used to describe talk that is nonsensical or foolish.
- The equation 18 x 7 + 32 equals what number?
The correct answer is (18 x 7) + 32 = 158.
18 multiplied by 7 is 126, and when 32 is added to it, the total is 158.
- The Kissing Gourami is a type of which animal?
The correct answer is Tropical Fish.
- Butterfly or Moth
- Tropical Fish
The Kissing Gourami is a type of fish that is native to tropical freshwater environments.
- What is the latin name for Hollyhock?
The correct answer is Alcea Rosea.
- Odobenus Rosmarus
- Lonicera Periclymenum
- Alcea Rosea
- Primula Vulgaris
Alcea Rosea is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, native to Europe and Asia and widely cultivated elsewhere. It is commonly known as Hollyhock.
- What unusual word means a long knife with a wavy or serrated edge, often used for cutting or slicing?
The correct answer is “snickersnee”. Did you get it right?
Snickersnee is a word derived from the Dutch phrase “snikken snee”, meaning “sharp cut”. It is used to describe a long knife with a wavy or serrated edge, ideal for cutting or slicing.
- Capital of Belgium?
The correct answer is “Brussels”.
- New Dehli
Brussels is the capital of Belgium, a small but influential country in Western Europe.
- A group of dogs is known as a what?
The correct answer is a cowardice.
- A descent
- A richness
- A cast
- A cowardice
A cowardice is a pack of dogs that is led by an alpha, usually the most dominant member, who is responsible for protecting the pack and ensuring its survival.
- The captial of the state of Idaho is?
The correct answer is Boise.
- St. Paul
- Salt Lake City
Boise is the capital of Idaho, located in the southwestern region of the state. It is home to the state government and is the largest city in the state.
Family General Knowledge: Round 2
- The North Cascades are located in which country?
The correct answer is North America.
- North America
The North Cascades are a mountain range located in the northwestern part of the United States in Washington State.
- Which U.S. President came before Dwight D. Eisenhower?
The correct answer is Harry S. Truman.
- Andrew Jackson
- Henry A. Wallace
- Levi P. Morton
- Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953. He was preceded by Franklin D. Roosevelt and succeeded by Dwight D. Eisenhower.
- Which year was the orbiting Hubble telescope launched?
The correct answer is “1990”.
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched in April 1990, becoming the first major optical telescope to be placed in space, allowing for unprecedented views of the universe.
- The Quentin Tarantino movie “Kill Bill: Volume 2” was released in what year?
The correct answer is 2004.
Kill Bill: Volume 2, the second installment of Quentin Tarantino’s two-part martial arts action-adventure film, was released in 2004.
- The rare Aye-Aye is found in which locations?
The correct answer is Madagascar.
- United States
- Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia
The Aye-Aye is an endangered species of lemur native to the island of Madagascar, located off the coast of southeast Africa.
Family General Knowledge: Round 3
- Which actor portrayed James Bond in the 2006 movie “Casino Royale”?
The correct answer is Daniel Craig.
- Sean Connery
- Pierce Brosnan
- George Lazenby
- Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig is an English actor who is best known for his portrayal of James Bond in the 2006 movie Casino Royale.
- Parallax Second is typically abbreviated to what?
The correct answer is Parsec.
Parsec is a unit of distance used in astronomy, equal to 3.26 light years or approximately 3.09 x 10^16 meters.
- Name a 1996 movie starring Mel Gibson?
The correct answer is “Ransom”.
- The Singing Detective
- Tower Heist
- Billy Madison
Ransom is a 1996 crime thriller film starring Mel Gibson as a wealthy businessman whose son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
- Which one of the following words is the odd man out?
Booming – all the rest are nouns.
Booming is an adjective, describing a loud, resonant sound.
- How many bytes are there in a kilobyte?
The correct answer is “1024”.
This is because 1 kilobyte is equal to 1024 bytes.
- Who was the thirty-second president of the United States?
The correct answer is Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
- Chester A. Arthur
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
- George W. Bush
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States, serving from 1933 to 1945. He was the only president to be elected to four consecutive terms and is remembered for his New Deal policies, which aimed to bring economic relief to the country during the Great Depression.
- The Paul Verhoeven movie “Elle” was released in which year?
The correct answer is 2016.
Elle, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was released in 2016 and was the first French-language film of his career.
- Which character or actor did NOT appear in “The Sopranos”?
The correct answer is Morgan Reznick.
- Morgan Reznick
- Tony Soprano
- Carmela Soprano
- Christopher Moltisanti
Morgan Reznick was a fictional character who did not appear in the television show The Sopranos.
- In the sport of fishing (or angling) the act of using the fishing reel to retrieve the line and bring the catch towards the fisherman is termed as what?
The correct answer is “Reeling”.
- Set the hook
Reeling is the process of using the fishing reel to pull in the line and bring the catch closer to the fisherman.
- Tadpole is a named celestial object of what sort?
The correct answer is Galaxy.
Tadpole is a type of galaxy which has a tail-like structure, formed by the gravitational pull of nearby galaxies.
- Who directed the 1976 movie “Marathon Man?
The correct answer is Richard Donner.
- Richard Donner
- Michael Curtiz
- John Hughes
- Howard Hawks
Richard Donner is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the 1976 thriller Marathon Man and the first four films in the Lethal Weapon series.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie “The 6th Day” – in what year was it released?
The correct answer is 2000.
The 6th Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was released in 2000 and was a science fiction action movie about cloning.
- In which year was the movie “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” starring Scarlett Johansson released?
The correct answer is 2008.
The movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona, starring Scarlett Johansson, was released in 2008 and was a critically acclaimed romantic comedy-drama.
- In what year did the US and Soviet Union sign the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) treaty?
The correct answer is 1979.
In 1979, the US and Soviet Union signed the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) treaty, which was an agreement to limit the number of strategic nuclear weapons held by each side.
- Can you solve the word “s___n_” with missing letters?
The correct answer is second.
The missing letters in the word “s___n_” are “eco”, creating the word “second”, which is a unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute.
Family General Knowledge: Round 4
- What is the name of the highest mountain in the solar system?
The correct answer is Olympus Mons.
- Mount Everest
- Olympus Mons
- Mount Kilimanjaro
Olympus Mons is the highest mountain in the solar system, located on Mars. It is a large shield volcano measuring approximately 25 km in height, making it nearly three times higher than Mount Everest.
- In what country is the city of Hanoi located?
The correct answer is Vietnam.
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, a Southeast Asian country bordered by China, Cambodia, and Laos.
- Teiuq is the reverse spelling of which word?
The correct answer is quiet. Did you get it right?
Yes, the answer is correct. Teiuq is the reverse spelling of the word “quiet”, which means to make or be silent.
- Who released the 70’s album entitled In Rock
The correct answer is “Deep Purple”.
- Paul Simon
- Deep Purple
Deep Purple, a British rock band, released the 1970s album entitled “In Rock”.
- In what country is the city of Prague located?
The correct answer is Czech Republic.
- Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is a Central European country with Prague as its capital city.
Family General Knowledge: Round 5
- The equation 19 + 12 + 372 equals what number?
The correct answer is (19) + 12) + 372 = 403.
The sum of 19, 12, and 372 is 403, which is the result of adding all three numbers together.