45 Best Quiz General Knowledge Questions (Multiple Choice)

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  1. In which year was the movie “Spanglish” starring Adam Sandler released?
    • 1999
    • 2016
    • 1998
    • 2004
    The correct answer is 2004.
    The romantic comedy-drama movie “Spanglish” starring Adam Sandler was released in theaters in 2004.
  2. The population of Kosovo is approximately?
    • 9.5 million
    • 2.9 million
    • 84 million
    • 1.8 million
    The correct answer is 1.8 million.
    The population of Kosovo is estimated to be 1.8 million people, based on the most recent census conducted in 2011.
  3. Regulus is a named celestial object of what sort?
    • Satellite
    • A Star
    • Galaxy
    • Constellation
    The correct answer is A Star.
    Regulus is a bright, blue-white star located in the constellation Leo. It is one of the brightest stars in the night sky and is visible from the northern and southern hemispheres.
  4. In what year was Ridley Scott’s movie “Alien: Covenant” released?
    • 1976
    • 1981
    • 2017
    • 2010
    The correct answer is 2017.
    Ridley Scott’s science fiction horror movie Alien: Covenant was released in 2017, the sixth installment of the Alien franchise.
  5. “crumpets” is an anagram of which word?
    • reflect
    • rectum
    • respect
    • spectrum
    The correct answer is “spectrum”.
    An anagram of crumpets is spectrum, which is a range of different frequencies of light or sound.
  6. Which U.S. President came after Millard Fillmore?
    • Thomas R. Marshall
    • Benjamin Harrison
    • Warren G. Harding
    • Franklin Pierce
    The correct answer is Franklin Pierce.
    Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States, succeeding Millard Fillmore, who was the 13th President.
  7. Which currency is used in Switzerland?
    • Pound
    • Dollar
    • Franc
    • Ringgit
    The correct answer is Swiss Franc.
    The Swiss Franc is the official currency of Switzerland, which is used in all financial transactions and is represented by the symbol CHF.
  8. In what country is the city of Barcelona located?
    • Bahrain
    • Spain
    • Thailand
    • Luxembourg
    The correct answer is Spain.
    Barcelona is a major city in the northeastern region of Spain, known for its vibrant culture, architecture, and cuisine.
  9. Which type of salt is often added to vegan dishes to give them eggy flavour?
    • Himalayan
    • kosher
    • kala namak
    • Smoky chicory
    The correct answer is “kala namak”.
    Kala namak, also known as black salt, is a type of Himalayan rock salt that is known for its unique eggy flavour, making it a popular addition to vegan dishes.

  1. Who directed the 1997 movie “U Turn?
    • William Dieterle
    • Oliver Stone
    • Tim Burton
    • Edgar Wright
    The correct answer is Oliver Stone.
    Oliver Stone is an Academy Award-winning director and screenwriter who directed the 1997 neo-noir crime thriller movie U Turn.
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  1. Name a 2002 movie starring Anthony Hopkins?
    • Red Dragon
    • The Soloist
    • X-Men: First Class
    • Color Out of Space
    The correct answer is “Red Dragon”.
    Red Dragon is a 2002 psychological horror film based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris, starring Anthony Hopkins as the infamous serial killer Hannibal Lecter.
  2. Name a 2014 movie starring Jim Carrey?
    • Mr. Deeds
    • Dumb and Dumber To
    • Hook
    • Terms of Endearment
    The correct answer is “Dumb and Dumber To”.
    Dumb and Dumber To is a 2014 comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, the sequel to the 1994 film Dumb and Dumber.
  3. Fastest Blindfolded Solving of Rubik’s Cube record attempt by Feliks Zemdegs took place in which year?
    • 2013
    • 2016
    • 2018
    • 2015
    The correct answer is 2016.
    Feliks Zemdegs achieved the fastest blindfolded solving of a Rubik’s Cube record attempt in 2016, setting the new world record for the event.
  4. The Spanish term “De nada” transaltes to what in English?
    • Thank you
    • You’re welcome
    • Boat
    • Please
    The corrrect answer is “You’re welcome”.
    De nada is a Spanish phrase used to express appreciation for something, and its English equivalent is “You’re welcome”.
  5. Which tennis player won two women’s Grand Slam Tournaments in one year five different times?
    • John Patrick McEnroe
    • Andre Kirk Agassi
    • Boris Franz Becker
    • Chris Evert Lloyd
    The correct answer is “Chris Evert Lloyd”.
    Chris Evert Lloyd is a former professional tennis player who won two women’s Grand Slam Tournaments in one year five times throughout her career, making her one of the most successful tennis players of all time.
  6. Anginophobia is a fear of?
    • angina or choking
    • heights
    • mirrors
    • clowns
    The correct answer is “angina or choking”.
    Anginophobia is an irrational fear of angina, a medical condition characterized by chest pain or discomfort due to inadequate blood flow to the heart. It can also include a fear of choking due to the similar symptoms of chest tightness or pain.
  7. In which year was the movie “The Mosquito Coast” starring Harrison Ford released?
    • 2007
    • 1981
    • 1976
    • 1986
    The correct answer is 1986.
    The Mosquito Coast, a drama starring Harrison Ford, was released in 1986.
  8. Name a 1995 movie starring Anthony Hopkins?
    • Nixon
    • Zoolander
    • Lucky You
    • Grindhouse
    The correct answer is “Nixon”.
    Nixon is a 1995 biographical drama film directed by Oliver Stone and starring Anthony Hopkins as former U.S. President Richard Nixon.
  9. Which major recording artist had the nickname of “the man in black”?
    • Johnny Cash
    • Kris Kristofferson
    • Waylon Jennings
    • Kenny Rogers
    The correct answer is “Johnny Cash”.
    Johnny Cash was a country music singer-songwriter and musician whose career spanned five decades and earned him the nickname “The Man in Black” due to his distinctive style of dress.

  1. When was Carthage destroyed?
    • 323 B.C.
    • 149 B.C.
    • 70 A.D.
    • 44 A.D.
    The correct answer is “149 B.C.”.
    Carthage, an ancient city in North Africa, was destroyed by the Romans in 149 B.C. after a long and bloody conflict known as the Punic Wars.
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  1. Can you unjumble “Miachel Encai” to reveal a famous actor?
    • Robert De Niro
    • Patricia Neal
    • Clint Eastwood
    • Michael Caine
    The correct answer is Michael Caine. Did you get it right?
    Michael Caine is a well-known English actor who has starred in many classic films such as The Italian Job and The Cider House Rules.
  2. The famous wine growing region called the “Napa Valley” is in which country?
    • France
    • Chile
    • New Zealand
    • United States
    The correct answer is United States. Did you get it right?
    The Napa Valley is a renowned wine-producing region located in the state of California in the United States.
  3. Which one of the following words is a noun?
    • minor
    • interviewer
    • mastoid
    • fir
    Minor is the noun.
    Minor is a person or thing of lesser importance or rank.
  4. The English FA Cup winners in 2003 were which football team?
    • Swindon Town
    • Northampton Town
    • Arsenal
    • Exeter City
    The correct answer is Arsenal.
    The English FA Cup is an annual football tournament in which teams from England compete for the title of champion. Arsenal, a professional football club based in London, won the tournament in 2003.
  1. The “C Major Seventh” chord is made up of what notes?
    • C-E-G
    • C-E-G-B
    • A-C-E
    • D-F-A-C
    The correct answer is C-E-G-B.
    The C Major Seventh chord is made up of four distinct notes: C, E, G, and B, which form the basis of the major seventh chord.
  2. Gasherbrum II is a large mountain located where in the world?
    • Israel
    • North America
    • Nepal
    • Pakistan and China
    The correct answer is Pakistan and China.
    Gasherbrum II is a large mountain located on the border between Pakistan and China in the Karakoram mountain range.
  3. The 2000’s popular movie “Cast Away” featured which Hollywood star?
    • Matt Damon
    • Ben Affleck
    • Halle Berry
    • Tom Hanks
    The correct answer is Tom Hanks.
    Tom Hanks is an Academy Award-winning actor who starred in the 2000s movie Cast Away as a FedEx executive stranded on an uninhabited island.
  4. The actor Johnny Depp took a lead role in which blockbuster 2010’s movie?
    • Captain Phillips
    • The Dark Knight Rises
    • American Hustle
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    The correct answer is “Pirates of the Caribbean”. Did you get it right?
    The correct answer is Pirates of the Caribbean, which is a fantasy-adventure movie released in 2010 starring Johnny Depp in the lead role.
  5. In which year was the movie “Benny & Joon” starring Johnny Depp released?
    • 1993
    • 1990
    • 1997
    • 1995
    The correct answer is 1993.
    The movie Benny & Joon, starring Johnny Depp, was released in 1993, marking the beginning of Depp’s successful career in Hollywood.

  1. In which year was the movie “The Saint” starring Val Kilmer released?
    • 1997
    • 2011
    • 2003
    • 2002
    The correct answer is 1997.
    The Saint is a 1997 American action thriller film starring Val Kilmer as the title character, Simon Templar.
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  1. Redwood National and State Parks is located in which U.S. state?
    • Bristol
    • New Jersey
    • California
    • Hampshire
    The correct is answer is California.
    Redwood National and State Parks is located in the northernmost part of the state, along the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
  2. The Monaco Grand Prix (Formula 1) sporting event takes place where and when?
    • Monaco in May
    • France in July
    • February every 4 years
    • Antartica in August
    The correct answer is Monaco in May.
    The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula 1 race that takes place annually in the principality of Monaco, usually in the month of May.
  3. What was the name of the scandal that forced President Nixon to resign?
    • Monica Lewinsky Scandal
    • Teapot Dome Scandal
    • Whiskey Ring Scandal
    • Watergate
    The correct answer is “Watergate”.
    Watergate was a major political scandal in the United States in the 1970s involving the abuse of power by President Nixon and his administration. It eventually led to Nixon’s resignation in 1974.
  4. In which year was the movie “The Spirit” starring Samuel L. Jackson released?
    • 2002
    • 2009
    • 2006
    • 2008
    The correct answer is 2008.
    The Spirit, a supernatural action-adventure film featuring Samuel L. Jackson, was released in 2008.
  5. Sleehw is the reverse spelling of which word?
    • wheels
    • today
    • explain
    • become
    The correct answer is wheels. Did you get it right?
    Yes, wheels is the reverse spelling of the word “sleehw”, which is an alternate spelling of the word “wheels”.
  6. The Christopher Nolan movie “Following” was released in what year?
    • 1978
    • 2000
    • 1999
    • 2001
    The correct answer is 1999.
    Following is a neo-noir crime thriller film, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, which was released in 1999.
  7. Name a 1992 movie starring Eddie Murphy?
    • Boomerang
    • Gothika
    • Shrek 2
    • The Trust
    The correct answer is “Boomerang”.
    Boomerang is a romantic comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a successful advertising executive who has a habit of treating women poorly.
  8. Which Victorian era word means “to confuse or disconcert”?
    • Distaff
    • Grandiloquent
    • Discombobulate
    • Consternation
    The correct answer is “discombobulate”.
    Discombobulate means to throw into confusion or disorder, to perplex or bewilder.
  9. What unusual word means “Great wealth or luxuriousness, often used to describe lavish surroundings or lifestyle”?
    • Ethereal
    • Quintessence
    • Opulence
    • Eunoia
    The correct answer is “Opulence”.
    Opulence refers to the state of great wealth and abundance, often associated with a luxurious lifestyle or lavish surroundings.

  1. Name a 1987 movie starring Robert Downey Jr?
    • Striking Distance
    • Thor: The Dark World
    • 50 First Dates
    • Less Than Zero
    The correct answer is “Less Than Zero”.
    Less Than Zero is a 1987 American drama film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a college student struggling with drug addiction.
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  1. Who was the first president of America?
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • George Washington
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • John Adams
    The correct answer is “George Washington”.
    George Washington was the first President of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. He was instrumental in establishing the foundations of the new nation, and his leadership set the precedent for future presidents.
  2. In which year was the movie “You’ve Got Mail” starring Tom Hanks released?
    • 1998
    • 2002
    • 1996
    • 1977
    The correct answer is 1998.
    The romantic comedy film “You’ve Got Mail” starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan was released in 1998, directed by Nora Ephron.
  3. In which year was the classic novel Heart of Darkness published?
    • 1895
    • 1896
    • 1899
    • 1908
    The correct answer is 1899.
    The classic novel Heart of Darkness was published in 1899, the same year as the start of the Boer War in South Africa.
  4. The Spanish term “Disculpa” transaltes to what in English?
    • Good evening
    • Excuse me
    • Post office
    • Yes
    The corrrect answer is “Excuse me”.
    Disculpa is a Spanish term used to politely request forgiveness or ask for someone’s attention. It is used as a polite way to say “Excuse me” in English.
  1. In the sport of sailing the leaning of a boat to one side due to wind or waves is termed as what?
    • Bow
    • Winch
    • Sheet
    • Heel
    The correct answer is “Heel”.
    Heel is the term used to describe the leaning of a boat to one side due to the force of wind or waves.
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