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We’ve rounded up 50 mind-boggling questions that span a variety of topics, from English Language to movies. To get you started, let’s take a look at a couple of sample questions. In what year was the Disney movie Fantasia released? 1926, 1934, 1940, or 1947? Or, in what country is the city of Xi’an located? Asia, Japan, China, or Bolivia?
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- In what year was the Disney movie “Fantasia” released?
The correct answer is 1940. Fantasia was the third animated feature film produced by Walt Disney and released in 1940.
- In what country is the city of Xi’an located?
The correct answer is China. Xi’an is a major city located in the central-eastern part of China, in the Shaanxi province.
- In which year was the movie “Ender’s Game” starring Harrison Ford released?
The correct answer is 2013. The science fiction action movie “Ender’s Game,” starring Harrison Ford, was released in 2013.
- The 1980’s classic movie “National Lampoon’s Vacation” starred which Hollywood A-lister?
The correct answer is Chevy Chase. Chevy Chase is an American actor, comedian, and writer who achieved fame in the 1980s for his role in National Lampoon’s Vacation and many other comedies.
- Jack Lemmon
- Tim Curry
- Chevy Chase
- Bill Murray
- In which year weas The Beatles’ album “Rubber Soul” released?
The correct answer is 1965. The Beatles released their album Rubber Soul in 1965, a pivotal year in the band’s career that saw them move away from their earlier pop sound and into a more experimental style.
- The city of Jerusalem is located in which continent?
The correct answer is Asia. Did you get it right? Yes, Jerusalem is located in the continent of Asia, specifically in the Middle East region.
- North America
- John Carpenter directed the movie “Ghosts of Mars” in which year?
The correct answer is 2001. John Carpenter directed the movie Ghosts of Mars in 2001, the same year it was released in theaters.
- In what year was the Disney movie “Atlantis: The Lost Empire” released?
The correct answer is 2001. The Disney movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire was released in 2001, marking the first time the studio released a movie in the science fiction genre.
- “creditor” is an anagram of which word?
The correct answer is “director”. Creditor is an anagram of the word “credit,” which is a financial term referring to someone who lends money or extends credit to another person or business.
- In which year was the movie “Vice” starring Bruce Willis released?
The correct answer is 2015. The movie “Vice” starring Bruce Willis was released in 2015, marking the actor’s return to the big screen after a five year absence.
- In which year was the movie “Jackie Brown” starring Samuel L. Jackson released?
The correct answer is 1997. The movie Jackie Brown, starring Samuel L. Jackson, was released in 1997. It was the first film directed by Quentin Tarantino and was a commercial and critical success.
- The English FA Cup winners in 1987 were which football team?
The correct answer is Coventry City. Coventry City Football Club won the 1987 FA Cup Final, becoming the first team from the second tier of English football to win the competition since Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1960.
- Swansea Town
- Coventry City
- Newcastle United
- Exeter City
- Which of the following countries is NOT in Europe?
The correct answer is Benin. Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, and is not part of the continent of Europe.
- The Greek alphabet letter “η” is named?
The correct answer is “Eta”. Eta is the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet and its name is derived from the Greek word “heta”.
- In which year was the movie “Barnyard” starring Jim Carrey released?
The correct answer is 2006. The movie Barnyard starring Jim Carrey was released in 2006, marking the beginning of a series of successful animated films featuring Carrey’s voice.
- Legendary band Pink Floyd released their studio album “The Dark Side of the Moon” in what year?
The correct answer is 1973. Pink Floyd released their iconic studio album “The Dark Side of the Moon” in 1973, marking a major milestone in the band’s career and the history of progressive rock music.
- What is the capital city of Chad?
The correct city is N’djamena. N’djamena is the largest city in Chad, located in the south-western region of the country. It is the nation’s political, economic, and cultural center.
- Golden Delicious is a variety of which produce?
The correct answer is Apple. Golden Delicious is a variety of apple, a popular type of fruit known for its sweet flavor and crisp texture.
- Which one of the following words is a noun?
Pungent is the noun. Huffy is a word used to describe someone who is easily angered or irritated.
- Talented actor Daniel Day-Lewis won a Best Actor Academy award in the 2012 movie “Lincoln” for playing which character?
The correct answer is President Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Day-Lewis won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of President Abraham Lincoln in the 2012 movie Lincoln.
- Detective Alonzo Harris
- Freddie Mercury
- President Abraham Lincoln
- Guido Orefice
- A female donkey shares its name with Forrest Gump’s girlfriend. What is it?
The correct answer is Jenny. How did you score? Jenny is a common name for female donkeys, which is likely why it was chosen as the name of Forrest Gump’s girlfriend in the movie.
- In which year was the movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” starring Johnny Depp released?
The correct answer is 2005. The movie “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” starring Johnny Depp was released in 2005, to critical and commercial success.
- What dos the famous Latin term”De jure” mean?
The correct answer is “By law”. De jure is a Latin phrase that refers to laws, regulations, and rights that are established by the government or a governing body and are legally binding.
- The very words
- By law
- Note well
- After the fact
- In what year was Oliver Stone’s movie “Wall Street” released?
The correct answer is 1987. The movie Wall Street, directed by Oliver Stone, was released in the year 1987.
- Who released the 70’s album entitled Madman Across the Water
The correct answer is “Elton John”. Elton John is an English singer-songwriter and composer who released the album “Madman Across the Water” in 1971.
- T. Rex
- Elton John
- David Bowie
- In which year was the movie “Stripes” starring Bill Murray released?
The correct answer is 1981. Stripes, a comedy starring Bill Murray, was released in theaters in 1981.
- The chemical symbol of the element Fluorine is?
The correct answer is “F”. The chemical symbol of Fluorine is F, as this is the symbol assigned to the element by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
- Teela was a character from which 1980’s toy craze?
The coorect answer is He-Man & The Masters of the Universe. Teela was a female warrior from the He-Man & The Masters of the Universe toy line and cartoon series that was popular in the 1980s.
- He-Man & The Masters of the Universe
- The English FA Cup winners in 1986 were which football team?
The correct answer is Liverpool. Liverpool Football Club won the 1986 FA Cup, beating local rivals Everton in a thrilling final.
- Crystal Palace
- Southend United
- What does the acronym PIN mean?
The correct answer is “Personal Identification Number”. A PIN is a unique code used to identify and authenticate a user, typically consisting of four to six digits. It is used to access personal accounts, such as bank accounts and online services.
- Personal Identification Number
- Personal Income Number
- Personal Investigation Number
- Personal Intelligence Number
- In what year was Francis Ford Coppola’s movie “Youth Without Youth” released?
The correct answer is 2007. Francis Ford Coppola’s movie Youth Without Youth was released in 2007, marking his first feature film in 10 years.
- The English FA Cup winners in 1972 were which football team?
The correct answer is Leeds United. Leeds United Football Club won the English FA Cup in 1972, beating Arsenal 1-0 in the final.
- Aston Villa
- Southend United
- Leeds United
- Parson Brown is a variety of which produce?
The correct answer is Orange. Parson Brown is a variety of citrus fruit, known for its sweet and juicy flavor.
- In what year did King George IV ascend to the throne?
The correct answer is 1820. In 1820, King George IV succeeded his father, King George III, and officially ascended to the throne as the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
- How many sides does a square have?
The correct answer is 4 sides. A square is a two-dimensional shape with four equal length sides that meet at right angles to form four equal angles.
- What unusual word means “The state of being infatuated or obsessed with someone or something”?
The correct answer is “Limerence”. Limerence is a strong emotional state of being infatuated or obsessed with another person, which is usually involuntary and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation.
- What is the first name of this former U.S. president _________ Adams?
The correct answer is John. John Adams was the second president of the United States and the first to be elected after the nation’s independence.
- Pristina is the capital of?
The correct answer is “Kosovo”. Pristina is the largest and most populous city in Kosovo, and serves as the country’s political and cultural center.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- The Greek alphabet letter µ is named?
The correct answer is “Mu”.
- Which character or actor did NOT appear in “The Tick”?
The correct answer is Michonne. Michonne is a character from the television series The Walking Dead, so she did not appear in the television series The Tick.
- The Tick
- Dot Everest
- The French langauge term “Bonjour” transaltes to what in English?
The corrrect answer is “Hello”. Bonjour is a French greeting that translates to the English equivalent of “Hello”, which is used as a friendly way to greet someone.
- I want
- Excuse me
- In which year was the movie “Snakes on a Plane” starring Samuel L. Jackson released?
The correct answer is 2006. The movie “Snakes on a Plane” starring Samuel L. Jackson was released in 2006 and became a cult classic.
- The U.S. state of Montana is abbreviated to which two letters?
The correct abbreviation is “MT”. The two-letter abbreviation for the U.S. state of Montana is MT, which stands for “Montana Territory”, the original name for the state when it was admitted to the Union in 1889.
- Like a Virgin is a hit song from by Madonna from which album?
The correct answer is “Like a Virgin”. Like a Virgin is a hit single from Madonna’s eponymous 1984 album, which is widely regarded as one of her most successful albums.
- Like a Virgin
- Sorry for Party Rocking
- The E.N.D
- Legendary band Led Zeppelin released their studio album “Houses of the Holy” in what year?
The correct answer is 1973. Led Zeppelin released their fifth studio album “Houses of the Holy” in 1973, which was a major commercial success and featured some of the band’s most iconic songs.
- In which year was the movie “The Panic in Needle Park” starring Al Pacino released?
The correct answer is 1971. The Panic in Needle Park, starring Al Pacino, was released in 1971, the same year Pacino made his feature film debut.
- The famous wine growing region called the “Marlborough” is in which country?
The correct answer is New Zealand. Did you get it right? The Marlborough region is located in the northeast corner of New Zealand’s South Island and is known for its production of Sauvignon Blanc wines.
- New Zealand
- The Michael Bay movie “6 Underground” was released in what year?
The correct answer is 2019. The action-comedy film “6 Underground” was directed by Michael Bay and released in theaters in December of 2019.
- Name a 1988 movie starring Jim Carrey?
The correct answer is “The Dead Pool”. The Dead Pool is a 1988 action-comedy film starring Jim Carrey as a wisecracking private investigator who becomes involved in a deadly game of “the dead pool”.
- Bedtime Stories
- Five Easy Pieces
- The Dead Pool
- The Departed
- Which one of the following words is a noun?
Huffy is the noun. Huffy is a word used to describe someone who is easily angered or irritated.