30 Random General Knowledge Trivia With Answers – Multiple Choice

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  1. In what year was the Pixar movie “Cars 2” released?
    • 2010
    • 2007
    • 2009
    • 2011
    The correct answer is 2011.
    Cars 2 was released in 2011, the sequel to the 2006 Pixar movie Cars.
  2. In which year was the movie “Excalibur” starring Liam Neeson released?
    • 1981
    • 2002
    • 1982
    • 1988
    The correct answer is 1981.
    Excalibur, a historical fantasy film starring Liam Neeson, was released in 1981. It is based on the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
  3. The chemical symbol for Carbon Dioxide is?
    • N2
    • CO2
    • SO2
    • Na2SO4
    The correct answer is CO2. Did you solve it?
    The chemical symbol for Carbon Dioxide is CO2, which stands for Carbon and two Oxygen atoms.
  4. Which pioneer conquered the Aztec Empire in Mexico for Spain?
    • Hernán Cortés
    • Julius Caesar
    • Alexander the Great
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    The correct answer is Hernán Cortés.
    Hernán Cortés was a Spanish conquistador who led an expedition to Mexico in 1519 and successfully defeated the Aztec Empire by 1521.

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie “Terminator: Genisys” – in what year was it released?
    • 2015
    • 2023
    • 2019
    • 2014
    The correct answer is 2015.
    Terminator: Genisys was released in 2015, becoming the fifth installment in the Terminator franchise.
  2. Which one of the following words is the odd man out?
    • dependency
    • tolerable
    • knowledge
    • revival
    Tolerable – all the rest are nouns.
    Tolerable is an adjective, describing the quality of something being just bearable or acceptable.
  3. In which year was the movie “America’s Sweethearts” starring Robert Downey Jr released?
    • 2002
    • 2001
    • 1997
    • 2009
    The correct answer is 2001.
    America’s Sweethearts, starring Robert Downey Jr, was released in 2001, the same year that Downey Jr starred in the iconic film, ‘The Avengers’.
  4. The English FA Cup winners in 1998 were which football team?
    • Arsenal
    • Chelsea
    • Grimsby Town
    • Queens Park Rangers
    The correct answer is Arsenal.
    Arsenal Football Club won the 1998 English FA Cup, defeating Newcastle United in the final match.
  5. In what year was the film “Back to the Future” directed by Robert Zemeckis released?
    • 1981
    • 1985
    • 1986
    • 1984
    The correct answer is 1985.
    The film “Back to the Future” directed by Robert Zemeckis was released in 1985, becoming one of the most successful films of the decade.
  6. In which year was the movie “The Last Boy Scout” starring Bruce Willis released?
    • 1989
    • 1991
    • 1990
    • 1994
    The correct answer is 1991.
    The Last Boy Scout starring Bruce Willis was released in 1991, becoming a box office hit and launching Willis’ career as an action star.
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  1. The city of Seoul is located in which continent?
    • Asia
    • Africa
    • North America
    • Europe
    The correct answer is Asia. Did you get it right?
    Yes, Seoul is the capital of South Korea, which is located in the continent of Asia.
  2. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • despised
    • mat
    • beast
    • riser
    Despised is the noun.
    Despised is a person, place, thing, or idea that is not liked or respected.
  3. Purple Calabash is a variety of which produce?
    • Tomato
    • Apple
    • Berry
    • Melon
    The correct answer is Tomato.
    Purple Calabash is a variety of tomato, a fruit often eaten as a vegetable.
  4. The 2020’s movie “Free Guy” featured which Hollywood star in a leading role?
    • Will Smith
    • Ryan Reynolds
    • Christian Bale
    • Jennifer Lawrence
    The correct answer is Ryan Reynolds.
    Ryan Reynolds is a Hollywood actor best known for his comedic roles in films such as Deadpool and The Proposal. In Free Guy, he plays the role of a bank teller who discovers he is a non-playable character in a video game.

  1. Name a 2007 movie starring Adam Sandler?
    • The Family Man
    • I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
    • Dolittle
    • The Avengers
    The correct answer is “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry”.
    I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry is a 2007 romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James as two firefighters who pretend to be a gay couple in order to receive domestic partner benefits.
  2. What is the latin name for Yarrow?
    • Ceratotherium Simum
    • Achillea Millefolium
    • Ailurus Fulgens
    • Canis Latrans
    The correct answer is Achillea Millefolium.
    Achillea Millefolium is the Latin name for Yarrow, a flowering plant from the Asteraceae family.
  3. Heirloom is a variety of which produce?
    • Apple
    • Berry
    • Tomato
    • Melon
    The correct answer is Tomato.
    An heirloom variety of tomato is a type of tomato that has been passed down through generations, typically for its unique flavor and texture.
  4. Which is the correct spelling?
    • authoritative
    • authrttv
    • authoritativ
    • authoratitive
    Authoritative is the correct spelling.
    Authoritative is the correct spelling of the adjective meaning having or arising from authority, based on accepted knowledge or experience.
  5. The 1970’s classic movie “Silver Streak” starred which Hollywood A-list star?
    • Richard Attenborough
    • Gene Wilder
    • Michael Caine
    • Richard Pryor
    The correct answer is Richard Pryor.
    Richard Pryor was an iconic American actor and comedian, best known for his stand-up comedy and film roles. He starred in Silver Streak, a comedy-thriller released in 1976.
  1. Which Victorian era word means “a necktie”?
    • Hocus-pocus
    • Hoary
    • Cravat
    • Alewife
    The correct answer is “cravat”.
    A cravat is a type of necktie that was popular during the Victorian era. It is typically tied in a bow or knot and is usually made of silk or other fine fabric.
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  1. Carmelo Anthony is known for their abilities in primarily which sport?
    • Bowling
    • Gymnastics
    • Boxing
    • Basketball
    The correct answer is Basketball.
    Carmelo Anthony is a professional basketball player who is renowned for his offensive prowess, shooting accuracy, and all-around talent.
  2. In which year was the first web browser invented?
    • 1994
    • 1996
    • 1989
    • 1993
    The correct answer is 1993.
    The first web browser, called “Mosaic,” was invented in 1993 by Marc Andreessen and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.
  3. The chemical symbol of the element Iron is?
    • Fe
    • Bi
    • Kr
    • Ba
    The correct answer is “Fe”.
    The chemical symbol for Iron is Fe, which stands for the Latin word for Iron, Ferrum.
  4. The U.S. state of Maine is abbreviated to which two letters?
    • KY
    • VT
    • NC
    • ME
    The correct abbreviation is “ME”.
    ME stands for the state of Maine, which is located in the northeastern United States and is known for its rocky coastline and beautiful forests.

  1. In which year was the movie “Angel Heart” starring Mickey Rourke released?
    • 1987
    • 2008
    • 1991
    • 1989
    The correct answer is 1987.
    The movie Angel Heart, starring Mickey Rourke, was released in 1987 and was a major box office success.
  2. Name a 2020 movie starring Bruce Willis?
    • Sandy Wexler
    • Trauma Center
    • After Earth
    • The Pick-up Artist
    The correct answer is “Trauma Center”.
    Trauma Center is a 2020 action-thriller film starring Bruce Willis as a retired surgeon who is forced out of retirement to help save the lives of two young victims of a car accident.
  3. What is the capital city of Somalia?
    • Bandar Seri
    • Malabo
    • Mogadishu
    • Castries
    The correct city is Mogadishu.
    Mogadishu is the largest city in Somalia and serves as the nation’s capital, with the government, parliament, and presidential palace located there.
  4. Ex Deep Purple guitarist Richie Blackmore had a hit with the song “Since You’ve Been Gone”. What was the year?
    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1979
    • 1980
    The correct answer is 1979. How did you score?
    The year 1979 was when Richie Blackmore’s song “Since You’ve Been Gone” reached its peak on the music charts, making it a hit.
  5. The Marvel movie “Black Panther” was released in which year?
    • 2021
    • 2015
    • 2018
    • 2023
    The correct answer is 2018.
    Black Panther was released in 2018, becoming one of the highest grossing films of that year and winning numerous awards.
  6. In which year was the movie “Going Berserk” starring John Candy released?
    • 1983
    • 1985
    • 1981
    • 1993
    The correct answer is 1983.
    Going Berserk, a comedy starring John Candy, was released in 1983 and was one of the first major films to feature Candy in a leading role.
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