World Records Trivia Quiz – 15 Questions And Answers

Prepare yourself for an exhilarating journey through the realms of human achievement as we explore some of the most astonishing records ever set by individuals around the globe. From superhuman feats to the most bizarre accomplishments, this quiz will test your knowledge and leave you awestruck by the incredible accomplishments of the human race.

In this quiz, we will present you with 15 intriguing questions about various world records. You’ll have the chance to showcase your expertise by answering each question with precision and speed. Remember, the clock is ticking, so be ready to challenge yourself and aim for a perfect score!

Are you prepared to test your knowledge and embark on an unforgettable trivia adventure? Then let’s dive into the World Records Trivia Quiz and see if you have what it takes to claim the title of world record aficionado!

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  1. What is the tallest building in the world?
    • Lotte World Tower
    • Burj Khalifa
    • One World Trade Center
    • Shanghai Tower
    The correct answer is Burj Khalifa.
    Standing at 828 meters (2,717 feet), the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, holds the record for the tallest building in the world.
  2. What is the fastest land animal?
    • Pronghorn
    • Cheetah
    • Gazelle
    • Lion
    The correct answer is Cheetah.
    Cheetahs can reach speeds of up to 60-70 miles per hour (97-113 kilometers per hour) in short bursts while chasing prey.
  3. Who holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals won by an individual?
    • Carl Lewis
    • Usain Bolt
    • Larisa Latynina
    • Michael Phelps
    The correct answer is Michael Phelps.
    Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, has won a total of 23 gold medals in his Olympic career.
  4. What is the longest river in the world?
    • Yangtze River
    • Amazon River
    • Nile River
    • Mississippi River
    The correct answer is Nile River.
    The Nile River, located in Africa, is approximately 6,650 kilometers (4,132 miles) long.

  1. What country has the largest population?
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • United States
    • China
    The correct answer is China.
    China has a population of over 1.4 billion people.
  2. What is the highest mountain in the world?
    • K2
    • Kangchenjunga
    • Mount Everest
    • Lhotse
    The correct answer is Mount Everest.
    Mount Everest, located in the Himalayas, has a peak that reaches 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet) above sea level.
  3. Who is the fastest man in the world?
    • Asafa Powell
    • Yohan Blake
    • Usain Bolt
    • Tyson Gay
    The correct answer is Usain Bolt.
    Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt holds the world record for the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints.
  4. What is the largest ocean in the world?
    • Pacific Ocean
    • Arctic Ocean
    • Atlantic Ocean
    • Indian Ocean
    The correct answer is Pacific Ocean.
    The Pacific Ocean covers an area of about 63 million square miles (165 million square kilometers).
  5. Who holds the record for the most goals scored in a calendar year?
    • Cristiano Ronaldo
    • Pelé
    • Lionel Messi
    • Gerd Müller
    The correct answer is Lionel Messi.
    Lionel Messi scored 91 goals in 2012, breaking the previous record of 85 goals set by Gerd Müller in 1972.
  6. What is the largest desert in the world?
    • Arabian Desert
    • Gobi Desert
    • Antarctica
    • Sahara
    The correct answer is Antarctica.
    Although it may be surprising, Antarctica is considered a desert due to its extremely low precipitation levels. It is the largest desert in the world, covering an area of 14 million square kilometers (5.4 million square miles).
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  1. What is the longest non-stop commercial flight in the world?
    • Singapore to Newark
    • Sydney to Dallas
    • Doha to Auckland
    • London to Perth
    The correct answer is Singapore to Newark.
    Singapore Airlines operates a non-stop flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, covering a distance of approximately 15,344 kilometers (9,534 miles) in about 18 hours and 45 minutes.
  2. What is the largest stadium in the world?
    • Rungrado 1st of May Stadium
    • Michigan Stadium
    • Camp Nou
    • Beaver Stadium
    The correct answer is Rungrado 1st of May Stadium.
    Rungrado 1st of May Stadium, located in Pyongyang, North Korea, has a seating capacity of 114,000 spectators.
  3. Who holds the record for the most goals scored in a single FIFA World Cup tournament?
    • Just Fontaine
    • Ronaldo
    • Miroslav Klose
    • Gerd Müller
    The correct answer is Just Fontaine.
    Just Fontaine, a French footballer, scored 13 goals during the 1958 FIFA World Cup.
  4. What is the largest country in the world by land area?
    • China
    • Canada
    • Russia
    • United States
    The correct answer is Russia.
    Russia covers a land area of approximately 17.1 million square kilometers (6.6 million square miles).
  1. What is the longest suspension bridge in the world?
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Akashi Kaikyō Bridge
    • Tsing Ma Bridge
    • Humber Bridge
    The correct answer is Akashi Kaikyō Bridge.
    The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge in Japan has a main span of 1,991 meters (6,532 feet) and a total length of 3,911 meters (12,831 feet).
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