45 Family General Knowledge Quiz With Answers (With Rounds)

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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.

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    Family General Knowledge: Round 1

  1. A group of sheep is known as a what?
    • A drove or flock
    • A gaze
    • A nest or knot
    • A down or husk
    The correct answer is a drove or flock.
    A drove or flock is a collective term used to refer to a group of sheep, which typically consists of several dozen animals.
  2. In which year was the movie “The Deep End of the Ocean” starring Steve Guttenberg released?
    • 1996
    • 1999
    • 1990
    • 2009
    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.
  3. The city of Chester is in which English county?
    • Cheshire
    • County Durham
    • Lancashire
    • Greater Manchester
    The correct answer is Cheshire.
    Chester is a city located in the northwest of England, in the county of Cheshire.
  4. In which year did Dragon make the first privately manned spacecraft to dock with the ISS on May 25?
    • 2016
    • 2002
    • 2023
    • 2012
    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.
  5. _________ Nietzsche – well known author?
    • Mikhail Bulgakov
    • Friedrich Nietzsche
    • George Orwell
    • Mark Twain
    This correct answer is Friedrich Nietzsche.
    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.
  6. In what year was Ridley Scott’s movie “Black Rain” released?
    • 1968
    • 1984
    • 1989
    • 1985
    The correct answer is 1989.
    Ridley Scott’s action-thriller movie “Black Rain” was released in 1989 and starred Michael Douglas and Andy Garcia.
  7. Complete the name of the movie “The Dark ______”?
    • Knight
    • Friday
    • Alone
    • Future
    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.
  8. Papyrophobia is a fear of?
    • wooden spoons
    • paper
    • snow
    • trees
    The correct answer is “paper”.
    Papyrophobia is an intense fear of paper, which can manifest in fear of writing, reading, or handling paper.
  9. The day June 8 falls in which week of the year?
    • 37th
    • 30th
    • 13th
    • 23rd
    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.

  1. Name the 1924 movie directed by Buster Keaton and starring Buster Keaton and Kathryn McGuire?
    • The Empire Strikes Back
    • Sherlock Jr
    • The Grand Budapest Hotel
    • 12 Years a Slave
    The correct answer is Sherlock Jr.
    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.
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    Family General Knowledge: Round 2

  1. In what year was the Disney movie “Bolt” released?
    • 2008
    • 2001
    • 2009
    • 2005
    The correct answer is 2008.
    The Disney movie Bolt was released in 2008 and became a popular animated film with both children and adults.
  2. Which Victorian era word means “nonsense or foolish talk”?
    • Skullduggery
    • Gobbledygook
    • Fiddle-faddle
    • Ethereal
    The correct answer is “fiddle-faddle”.
    Fiddle-faddle is a Victorian era word used to describe talk that is nonsensical or foolish.
  3. The equation 18 x 7 + 32 equals what number?
    • 296
    • 420
    • 364
    • 158
    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.
  4. The Kissing Gourami is a type of which animal?
    • Ant
    • Beetle
    • Butterfly or Moth
    • Tropical Fish
    The correct answer is Tropical Fish.
    The Kissing Gourami is a type of fish that is native to tropical freshwater environments.
  5. What is the latin name for Hollyhock?
    • Odobenus Rosmarus
    • Lonicera Periclymenum
    • Alcea Rosea
    • Primula Vulgaris
    The correct answer is Alcea Rosea.
    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.
  6. What unusual word means a long knife with a wavy or serrated edge, often used for cutting or slicing?
    • Flummox
    • Puggle
    • Snickersnee
    • Zinger
    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.
  7. Capital of Belgium?
    • Berlin
    • New Dehli
    • Brussels
    • Bucharest
    The correct answer is “Brussels”.
    Brussels is the capital of Belgium, a small but influential country in Western Europe.
  8. A group of dogs is known as a what?
    • A descent
    • A richness
    • A cast
    • A cowardice
    The correct answer is 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.
  9. The captial of the state of Idaho is?
    • St. Paul
    • Montgomery
    • Boise
    • Salt Lake City
    The correct answer is Boise.
    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.

  1. The North Cascades are located in which country?
    • North America
    • Russia
    • Syria
    • Scotland
    The correct answer is North America.
    The North Cascades are a mountain range located in the northwestern part of the United States in Washington State.
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    Family General Knowledge: Round 3

  1. Which U.S. President came before Dwight D. Eisenhower?
    • Andrew Jackson
    • Henry A. Wallace
    • Levi P. Morton
    • Harry S. Truman
    The correct answer is 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.
  2. Which year was the orbiting Hubble telescope launched?
    • 2001
    • 1990
    • 1995
    • 1984
    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.
  3. The Quentin Tarantino movie “Kill Bill: Volume 2” was released in what year?
    • 2004
    • 2001
    • 2005
    • 2011
    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.
  4. The rare Aye-Aye is found in which locations?
    • United States
    • Russia
    • Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia
    • Madagascar
    The correct answer is Madagascar.
    The Aye-Aye is an endangered species of lemur native to the island of Madagascar, located off the coast of southeast Africa.
  1. Which actor portrayed James Bond in the 2006 movie “Casino Royale”?
    • Sean Connery
    • Pierce Brosnan
    • George Lazenby
    • Daniel Craig
    The correct answer is Daniel Craig.
    Daniel Craig is an English actor who is best known for his portrayal of James Bond in the 2006 movie Casino Royale.
  2. Parallax Second is typically abbreviated to what?
    • MIA
    • MIDI
    • Parsec
    • CBS
    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.
  3. Name a 1996 movie starring Mel Gibson?
    • Ransom
    • The Singing Detective
    • Tower Heist
    • Billy Madison
    The correct answer is “Ransom”.
    Ransom is a 1996 crime thriller film starring Mel Gibson as a wealthy businessman whose son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
  4. Which one of the following words is the odd man out?
    • guarantee
    • tooth
    • booming
    • dependency
    Booming – all the rest are nouns.
    Booming is an adjective, describing a loud, resonant sound.
  5. How many bytes are there in a kilobyte?
    • 1048
    • 560
    • 1024
    • 1000
    The correct answer is “1024”.
    This is because 1 kilobyte is equal to 1024 bytes.

  1. Who was the thirty-second president of the United States?
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    • Chester A. Arthur
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • George W. Bush
    The correct answer is Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    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.
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    Family General Knowledge: Round 4

  1. The Paul Verhoeven movie “Elle” was released in which year?
    • 2014
    • 2018
    • 2006
    • 2016
    The correct answer is 2016.
    Elle, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was released in 2016 and was the first French-language film of his career.
  2. Which character or actor did NOT appear in “The Sopranos”?
    • Morgan Reznick
    • Tony Soprano
    • Carmela Soprano
    • Christopher Moltisanti
    The correct answer is Morgan Reznick.
    Morgan Reznick was a fictional character who did not appear in the television show The Sopranos.
  3. 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?
    • Jig
    • Sinker
    • Reeling
    • Set the hook
    The correct answer is “Reeling”.
    Reeling is the process of using the fishing reel to pull in the line and bring the catch closer to the fisherman.
  4. Tadpole is a named celestial object of what sort?
    • Supernova
    • Galaxy
    • Moon
    • Comet
    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.
  5. Who directed the 1976 movie “Marathon Man?
    • Richard Donner
    • Michael Curtiz
    • John Hughes
    • Howard Hawks
    The correct answer is Richard Donner.
    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.
  6. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie “The 6th Day” – in what year was it released?
    • 1996
    • 2001
    • 1999
    • 2000
    The correct answer is 2000.
    The 6th Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was released in 2000 and was a science fiction action movie about cloning.
  7. In which year was the movie “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” starring Scarlett Johansson released?
    • 2007
    • 2011
    • 2005
    • 2008
    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.
  8. In what year did the US and Soviet Union sign the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) treaty?
    • 1979
    • 1984
    • 1975
    • 1980
    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.
  9. Can you solve the word “s___n_” with missing letters?
    • second
    • sensuous
    • seeder
    • serine
    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.

  1. What is the name of the highest mountain in the solar system?
    • Mount Everest
    • Olympus Mons
    • Kangchenjunga
    • Mount Kilimanjaro
    The correct answer is Olympus Mons.
    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.
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    Family General Knowledge: Round 5

  1. In what country is the city of Hanoi located?
    • Libya
    • Nepal
    • USA
    • Vietnam
    The correct answer is Vietnam.
    Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, a Southeast Asian country bordered by China, Cambodia, and Laos.
  2. Teiuq is the reverse spelling of which word?
    • enough
    • quiet
    • drive
    • shall
    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.
  3. Who released the 70’s album entitled In Rock
    • KISS
    • Paul Simon
    • Deep Purple
    • Genesis
    The correct answer is “Deep Purple”.
    Deep Purple, a British rock band, released the 1970s album entitled “In Rock”.
  4. In what country is the city of Prague located?
    • Albania
    • Czech Republic
    • Kuwait
    • Palau
    The correct answer is Czech Republic.
    The Czech Republic is a Central European country with Prague as its capital city.
  1. The equation 19 + 12 + 372 equals what number?
    • 448
    • 403
    • 410
    • 420
    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.
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