150 Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz And Answers (With Rounds)

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Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 1

  1. In what year did King Edward VIII ascend to the throne?
    • 1922
    • 1933
    • 1936
    • 1934
  2. In what year was Francis Ford Coppola’s movie “The Outsiders” released?
    • 1985
    • 1986
    • 1983
    • 1969
  3. The day May 4 falls in which week of the year?
    • 27th
    • 6th
    • 18th
    • 2nd
  4. “credit” is an anagram of which word?
    • infect
    • respect
    • direct
    • aspect
  5. The actor Paul Newman took a lead role in which classic 1970’s movie?
    • Saturday Night Fever
    • The Wind and the Lion
    • The Towering Inferno
    • The Way We Were
  6. In which year was the movie “Cop Out” directed by Kevin Smith released?
    • 2002
    • 2004
    • 2010
    • 2009
  7. Who directed the 2019 movie “Anna?
    • John Ford
    • Luc Besson
    • Rouben Mamoulian
    • Tony Scott
  8. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • rise
    • democratic
    • advocacy
    • depression
  9. Shang-A-Lang” was a hit in 1974 for which band?
    • Sailor
    • Bay City Rollers
    • Silk
    • Arrows


  1. Which stormy couple had a hit with Nutbush City Limits?
    • Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown
    • Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithful
    • Ike & Tina Turner
    • Cher & Sonny
Reveal Answers 1 To 10

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 2

  1. The Tian Shan mountain range can be found in which continent?
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Europe
    • Australia
  2. Name a 1994 movie starring Matthew Broderick?
    • The Elephant Man
    • Shrek Forever After
    • Conspiracy Theory
    • The Lion King
  3. “silencing” is an anagram of which word?
    • licensing
    • pricing
    • slicing
    • enticing
  4. A group of trout is known as a what?
    • A charm
    • A mustering
    • A float
    • A hover
  5. Name a 2000 movie starring Adam Sandler?
    • We Were Soldiers
    • Charlie Wilson’s War
    • Notting Hill
    • Little Nicky
  6. In what country is the city of Edinburgh located?
    • Scotland
    • Serbia
    • Bahrain
    • Belgium
  7. Who was the thirty-fourth president of the United States?
    • James Madison
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    • William Henry Harrison
    • Lyndon Johnson
  8. In What Year Was “I Should Be So Lucky” A Debut UK No.1 For Kylie Minogue ?
    • 1987
    • 1981
    • 1988
    • 1990
  9. In what year was Ridley Scott’s movie “Thelma & Louise” released?
    • 1968
    • 1991
    • 1989
    • 1985


  1. In what country is the city of Mumbai located?
    • Burundi
    • Brunei
    • Philippines
    • India
Reveal Answers 11 To 20

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Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 3

  1. Monkian was a character from which 1980’s toy craze?
    • He-Man & The Masters of the Universe
    • Transformers
    • Zoids
    • Thundercats
  2. The actor Will Smith took a lead role in which blockbuster 2000’s movie?
    • Traffic
    • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
    • X-Men
    • Ali
  3. Name a 1999 movie starring Mike Myers?
    • Doctor Dolittle
    • Elysium
    • The Soloist
    • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  4. What sport is Rory Mc Elroy famous for?
    • Ice hockey
    • Badminton
    • Golf
    • Cricket
  1. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is located in which U.S. state?
    • Texas
    • Kansas
    • South Carolina
    • Michigan
  2. Which author wrote the classic children’s book “The Harry Potter Books”?
    • Dr. Seuss
    • Stephen King
    • Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    • J.K. Rowling
  3. Name a 2010 movie starring Bruce Willis?
    • Dragged Across Concrete
    • Cop Out
    • Along Came Polly
    • The American President
  4. What does the acronym E.G. mean?
    • Exempli Grati
    • Exempli Gratias
    • Exempli Gratia
    • Exempli Gratis
  5. NGC 4881 is a named celestial object of what sort?
    • Comet
    • Moon
    • Galaxy
    • Supernova


  1. ______ Augustus – well known figure from history?
    • Genghis Khan
    • Caesar Augustus
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Jesus Christ
Reveal Answers 21 To 30

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 4

  1. In which year was the Haiti earthquake?
    • 2020
    • 2016
    • 2012
    • 2010
  2. In which country is the Mount Nyiragongo volcano located?
    • Democratic Republic of The Congo
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • United States
  3. In what year did King Charles II ascend to the throne?
    • 1663
    • 1660
    • 1950
    • 1658
  4. What is the capital city of Ethiopia?
    • Canberra
    • Nicosia
    • Addis Ababa
    • Guatemala
  5. Which actor took a lead role in the movie “A Hologram for the King”?
    • Tom Hanks
    • Tom Skerritt
    • Alexander Black
    • Sarita Choudhury
  6. In which year was the movie “Pretty Woman” starring Richard Gere released?
    • 1990
    • 1993
    • 1983
    • 1994
  7. Which nation invented paper?
    • Bolivia
    • China
    • Russia
    • USA
  8. Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1988 for the movie “Rain Man”?
    • Jonathan Demme
    • Franklin Schaffner
    • Carol Reed
    • Barry Levinson
  9. Glossophobia is a fear of?
    • smooth surfaces
    • surgery
    • speaking in public
    • flying


  1. Name a 1980 movie starring Jack Nicholson?
    • The River
    • Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    • Shrek
    • The Shining
Reveal Answers 31 To 40

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 5

  1. In the sport of fishing (or angling) a small weight used to sink the bait or lure to a desired depth is termed as what?
    • Sinker
    • Line
    • Reeling
    • Set the hook
  2. Cambridgeshire is a county in which part of the U.K.?
    • England
    • Northern Ireland
    • Wales
    • Scotland
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie “Twins” – in what year was it released?
    • 1989
    • 1988
    • 1974
    • 1991
  4. What is the name of the shark species that is known for its unique ability to detect electric fields produced by prey?
    • Tiger shark
    • Hammerhead shark
    • Lemon shark
    • Bull shark
  1. In what year was the Disney movie “Oliver & Company” released?
    • 1991
    • 1982
    • 1988
    • 1967
  2. In what country is the city of Nice located?
    • United States
    • Philippines
    • France
    • Namibia
  3. A group of eagles is known as a what?
    • A pandemonium
    • A leach
    • A convocation
    • A flock
  4. In which year was the movie “Mark Twain & Me” starring Val Kilmer released?
    • 2015
    • 2021
    • 2018
    • 2022
  5. Name a 2013 movie starring Nicolas Cage?
    • Chances Are
    • Joe
    • U.S. Marshals
    • Made in America


  1. Antenna is a named celestial object of what sort?
    • Galaxy
    • Moon
    • Supernova
    • Comet
Reveal Answers 41 To 50

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 6

  1. The English FA Cup winners in 1976 were which football team?
    • Southampton
    • Merthyr Town
    • Manchester City
    • Manchester United
  2. What is the capital of the Phillipines?
    • Riyadh
    • Manila
    • Dublin
    • Nassau
  3. Fuego eruption in Guatemala occured in which year?
    • 2018
    • 2004
    • 2020
    • 2023
  4. In which year was the movie “Going Overboard” starring Adam Sandler released?
    • 1985
    • 1992
    • 1990
    • 1989
  5. The actor Nicolas Cage took a lead role in which blockbuster 2000’s movie?
    • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
    • Adaptation.
    • Moulin Rouge!
    • Catch Me If You Can
  6. In what year did North Korea invade South Korea
    • 1950
    • 1949
    • 1979
    • 1940
  7. In what year was John Hughes’s movie “Home Alone” released?
    • 1990
    • 2001
    • 1987
    • 2013
  8. Can you solve the word “d_c_ma_” with missing letters?
    • decimal
    • deciduous
    • darts
    • debutante
  9. Who released the 70’s album entitled Oxygene
    • Genesis
    • Jean Michel Jarre
    • Kraftwerk
    • Aerosmith
  1. Who provided the voice for the animated character “Road Runner”?
    • Christopher Walken
    • Mel Blanc
    • Bette Davis
    • Tom Kenny
Reveal Answers 51 To 60

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 7

  1. How do you write 2/3 as a decimal?
    • 0.25
    • 0.67
    • 0.95
    • 0.375
  2. How much is Beyoncé estimated to be worth?
    • $100 million
    • $500 million
    • $300 million
    • $50million
  3. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in which U.S. state?
    • Ohio
    • Idaho
    • East Sussex
    • Oklahoma
  4. What year was the first National Day of Mourning for Aboriginal people in Australia observed?
    • 1932
    • 1941
    • 1947
    • 1938
  1. A group of squirrels is known as a what?
    • A cast or kettle
    • A knot or knab
    • A shrewdness
    • A dray or scurry
  2. What is the real or full name of superstar Mariah Carey?
    • Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
    • Cuba Gooding Jr.
    • Mariah Angela Carey
    • Mary Louise Streep
  3. Ombrophobia is a fear of?
    • octopuses
    • rain
    • the color purple
    • clowns
  4. Which U.S. President came before Benjamin Harrison?
    • William H. Taft
    • Gerald R. Ford
    • Grover Cleveland
    • Levi P. Morton
  5. Which actor portrayed James Bond in the 1969 movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”?
    • George Lazenby
    • Pierce Brosnan
    • Daniel Craig
    • Sean Connery
  1. In what year was John F. Kennedy married?
    • 1963
    • 1953
    • 1955
    • 1940
Reveal Answers 61 To 70

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 8

  1. What function does the HTML tag <header> perform in website development?
    • Creates web link text
    • Starts the header code of a web page
    • Creates an unordered list
    • Denotes the footer area of a web page
  2. Okinawa is an island located where in the world?
    • Greece
    • Japan
    • Indonesia and Malaysia
    • Armenia
  3. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • strand
    • grid
    • leading
    • insipid
  4. Which is the correct spelling?
    • abbrievations
    • abrvshn
    • abbreviashen
    • abbreviation
  5. In which year was the movie “Toy Story 4” starring Tom Hanks released?
    • 2023
    • 2010
    • 2011
    • 2019
  6. The city of Bradford is in which English county?
    • Merseyside
    • Wiltshire
    • West Yorkshire
    • Lancashire
  7. In what year was Stanley Kubrick’s movie “Spartacus” released?
    • 1960
    • 1957
    • 2023
    • 1954
  8. The captial of the state of North Carolina is?
    • Augusta
    • Carson City
    • Raleigh
    • Cheyenne
  9. Majorca is an island located where in the world?
    • Belgium
    • United States
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Spain
  1. Whipsnade Tree Cathedral is located in which English county?
    • Leicestershire
    • Bedfordshire
    • Montana
    • Cumbria
Reveal Answers 71 To 80

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 9

  1. Kayne briefly owned a burger chain in Chicago. What was it called?
    • Baddass Burgers
    • Fatburger
    • Yeezusburger
    • Rapper’s Delight
  2. What type of animals are elephants?
    • Carnivores
    • Omnivores
    • Multivores
    • Herbivores
  3. Merthyr Tydfil is a county in which part of the U.K.?
    • Northern Ireland
    • Wales
    • Scotland
    • England
  4. Bowie played the Goblin King in which 1986 Jim Henson movie?
    • The Storyteller
    • The Dark Crystal
    • Labyrinth
    • The Muppets Take Manhattan
  1. The actor Jim Carrey took a lead role in which blockbuster 2000’s movie?
    • Signs
    • National Treasure
    • The Truman Show
    • Mr. Deeds
  2. The chemical symbol of the element Thorium is?
    • I
    • Mn
    • Th
    • As
  3. Name a 2016 movie starring Will Smith?
    • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
    • Brad’s Status
    • Sleeping with the Enemy
    • Suicide Squad
  4. In what country is the city of Chennai located?
    • India
    • China
    • Belarus
    • Malawi
  5. What unusual word means “The breath of life, often used in ancient philosophy and religion”?
    • Pneuma
    • Vernalagnia
    • Hiraeth
    • Ephemeral
  1. The flag of which country has one big star and four small stars?
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Pakistan
Reveal Answers 81 To 90

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 10

  1. How many moons does Neptune have?
    • 10
    • 8
    • 14
    • 5
  2. “urogenital” is an anagram of which word?
    • formulation
    • stimulation
    • allocation
    • regulation
  3. What is the latin name for Squirrel Monkey?
    • Tropaeolum Majus
    • Saimiri Sciureus
    • Pica Pica
    • Verbena Bonariensis
  4. A group of martens is known as a what?
    • A murder
    • A troop or mob
    • A richness
    • A cloud
  5. The city of Montevideo is located in which continent?
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Africa
    • South America
  6. In which year was the movie “A Bronx Tale” starring Joe Pesci released?
    • 1989
    • 2001
    • 2000
    • 1993
  7. In which year was the movie “Die Hard 2” starring Bruce Willis released?
    • 1985
    • 1986
    • 1984
    • 1990
  8. The captial of the state of South Dakota is?
    • Concord
    • Baton Rouge
    • Salem
    • Pierre
  9. The 1960’s classic movie “Cat Ballou” starred which leading Hollywood actor?
    • Lee Marvin
    • James Dean
    • Sophie Marceau
    • John Leguizamo
  1. Georgetown is the capital of?
    • Haiti
    • South Africa
    • New Zealand
    • Guyana
Reveal Answers 91 To 100

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 11

  1. Who directed the 2014 movie “Big Eyes?
    • Tim Burton
    • Luc Besson
    • George Cukor
    • David Lean
  2. In which year was the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) signed between the US and the Soviet Union?
    • 1987
    • 1973
    • 1997
    • 1989
  3. In which year was the movie “A River Runs Through It” starring Brad Pitt released?
    • 1982
    • 1983
    • 1992
    • 1971
  4. Which U.S. President came after Theodore Roosevelt?
    • Andrew Jackson
    • Charles Curtis
    • James A. Garfield
    • William H. Taft
  1. Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1982 for the movie “Gandhi”?
    • Billy Wilder
    • Warren Beatty
    • Richard Attenborough
    • Tony Richardson
  2. Name a 2015 movie starring Michael Douglas?
    • Wonder Boys
    • Ant-Man
    • Thor
    • Peggy Sue Got Married
  3. “procured” is an anagram of which word?
    • producer
    • seducer
    • abducer
    • inducer
  4. In which year was Operation Desert Storm launched by the US to expel Iraq from Kuwait?
    • 1989
    • 1981
    • 1991
    • 1977
  5. Can you solve the word “_e__t_fu_” with missing letters?
    • business
    • competitor
    • beautiful
    • details
  1. In which ocean would you find the island of Guam?
    • Atlantic Ocean
    • Arctic Ocean
    • Pacific Ocean
    • Indian Ocean
Reveal Answers 101 To 110

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 12

  1. In which year was the movie “Twelve Monkeys” starring Bruce Willis released?
    • 1999
    • 2001
    • 1995
    • 1987
  2. In which year was the movie “Wild Wild West” starring Will Smith released?
    • 1990
    • 1999
    • 1993
    • 1998
  3. Mykonos is an island located where in the world?
    • Dominica
    • Greece
    • Angola
    • Georgia
  4. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • bayou
    • cayenne
    • lunchroom
    • preposterous
  5. Podophobia is a fear of?
    • feet
    • clowns
    • walking
    • children
  6. The actor Tom Hanks took a lead role in which blockbuster 2000’s movie?
    • Mission: Impossible 2
    • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
    • Cast Away
    • Gladiator
  7. The Greek alphabet letter “Κ” is named?
    • Eta
    • Gamma
    • Tau
    • Kappa
  8. In what year did Germany reunify on October 3rd?
    • 1990
    • 1991
    • 2004
    • 1984
  9. For what film did Frank Sinatra win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor?
    • High Society
    • From Here to Eternity
    • Pal Joey
    • On the Town
  1. In which year was the Armenia earthquake?
    • 1974
    • 1983
    • 1992
    • 1988
Reveal Answers 111 To 120

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 13

  1. In which year was the movie “Fun with Dick and Jane” starring Jim Carrey released?
    • 2005
    • 2009
    • 2001
    • 2000
  2. Kamala Harris was the U.S. Vice President in which years?
    • 1965-1969
    • 1813-1814
    • 1989-1993
    • 2021-
  3. The 1950’s classic movie “Giant” starred which leading actor?
    • Debbie Reynolds
    • Frank Sinatra
    • Rock Hudson
    • Marlon Brando
  4. Which character or actor did NOT appear in “The Fosters”?
    • CJ Cregg
    • Stef Adams Foster
    • Callie Jacob
    • Lena Adams Foster
  1. _____ Moon – famous rock or music star?
    • Sinéad O’Connor
    • Keith Moon
    • Aretha Franklin
    • Pete Townshend
  2. A train travelled 70 km to the first station and 45 km to the last station. What is the total distance travelled?
    • 115 km
    • 155 km
    • 215 km
    • 218 km
  3. Hanoi is the capital of?
    • Laos
    • Vietnam
    • Thailand
    • India
  4. Which one of the following dates was a leap year?
    • 1979
    • 1981
    • 1980
    • 1982
  5. The actor Dustin Hoffman took a lead role in which classic 1980’s movie?
    • Caddyshack
    • The Jerk
    • Tootsie
    • Heaven Can Wait
  1. Which pioneer explored the St. Lawrence River and claimed much of Canada for France?
    • Jacques Cartier
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Franklin D Roosevelt
    • Samuel de Champlain
Reveal Answers 121 To 130

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 14

  1. The day August 17 falls in which week of the year?
    • 24th
    • 33rd
    • 5th
    • 47th
  2. What unusual word means “A lover of the sea or ocean”?
    • Lissome
    • Thalassophile
    • Aquiver
    • Sonder
  3. In what year was Ridley Scott’s movie “1492: Conquest of Paradise” released?
    • 1996
    • 1992
    • 1995
    • 1993
  4. In what year was the Disney movie “Dumbo” released?
    • 1939
    • 1941
    • 2023
    • 1947
  5. Perth and Kinross is a county in which part of the U.K.?
    • England
    • Scotland
    • Northern Ireland
    • Wales
  6. The U.S. state of South Dakota is abbreviated to which two letters?
    • OR
    • TN
    • SD
    • ND
  7. Who won the Best Actor Oscar for “The Theory of Everything”?
    • Bette Davis
    • Rod Steiger
    • Eddie Redmayne
    • Jason Isaacs
  8. In what year was Saddam Hussein’s Ba’ath Party banned in Iraq?
    • 1991
    • 1994
    • 1997
    • 2001
  9. The famous quote “The evil that men do lives after them” is from which one of William Shakespeare’s works?
    • Semi-Monde
    • Private Lives
    • Julius Caesar
    • King Lear
  1. C/1999 H1 (Lee) is a named celestial object of what sort?
    • Constellation
    • Asteroid
    • Comet
    • Galaxy
Reveal Answers 131 To 140

Brain Melting General Knowledge Quiz: Round 15

  1. Name a 2001 movie starring Matthew Broderick?
    • Inspection
    • World Trade Center
    • Brother Bear 2
    • Conspiracy Theory
  2. In what year was Tim Burton’s movie “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” released?
    • 1960
    • 2007
    • 2006
    • 1969
  3. The mighty Tocantins River flows through which country?
    • Ethiopia
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • China
  4. In which year was the movie “Flirting with Disaster” starring Ben Stiller released?
    • 1996
    • 1999
    • 1995
    • 1990
  5. Which of these pop artists was born in Sweden?
    • Zara Larsson
    • Eva Simons
    • Ellie Goulding
  6. Smallpox vaccine: Discovery by Edward Jenner in which year?
    • 1806
    • 1788
    • 1796
    • 1817
  7. In which year was the movie “Notting Hill” starring Julia Roberts released?
    • 1999
    • 2003
    • 2001
    • 2000
  8. In which year was the movie “Apollo 13” starring Kevin Bacon starring Kevin Bacon released?
    • 1995
    • 1991
    • 1986
    • 2015
  9. What is the 1st year wedding anniversary traditionally represented by?
    • Sapphire
    • Ruby
    • Emerald
    • Paper
  10. All these medical conditions are caused by the deficiency of certain vitamins except ___________.
    • scurvy
    • beriberi
    • rickets
    • vitiligo
Reveal Answers 141 To 150



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