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Trivia Questions

  1. The Sikorsky and the Chinook are types of large what?
  2. What name was given to the largest military unit of the Roman army?
  3. Starting with the letter 'm', what is a person who studies weather called?
  4. What type of animals are pipistrelles and flying foxes?
  5. Which British boxer and world heavyweight champion won a gold medal for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics?




  6. Plants need three things to perform photosynthesis: water, sunlight and what else?
  7. Which writer invented the fictional character Miss Marple?
  8. Opening which mythical box means to open "great and unexpected troubles"?
  9. What does the D and C stand for in the name of the city, Washington, D.C.?
  10. What was the last name of brothers Orville and Wilbur who built and flew the world's first successful motor-operated airplane?
  11. On which island was Napoleon Bonaparte born?
  12. In the book Treasure Island, what is the name of Long John Silver’s parrot?
  13. Which odd three word phrase is traditionally used in the theatre to wish an actor good luck?
  14. Alexandria is the third-largest city in which country?
  15. Who did John Wilkes Booth shoot at Ford's Theatre in 1865?
  16. Which world famous building is located in the Indian city of Agra?
  17. The Brontes were a nineteenth-century literary family - how many Bronte sisters were there?
  18. Found in South America, can you name the world's heaviest snake?
  19. Which planet in the Solar System is nearest in size to Earth?
  20. Which tiny principality is located in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain?
  21. In which city were the first modern Olympics held?
  22. What is John Logie Baird best known for inventing?
  23. In which century was William Shakespeare born?
  24. What colour property is Leicester Square on the classic Monopoly boardgame?
  25. Starting with the letter 'c', name the traction device that is attached to footwear to improve mobility on snow and ice during climbing?
  26. How many chambers does a human heart have?
  27. What is the third letter of the Greek alphabet?
  28. What type of animal is Boxer in the book Animal Farm?
  29. In which city is the Grand National horse race held?
  30. Which waterway in Central America connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean?

Answers:

  1. Helicopters
  2. A legion
  3. A meteorologist
  4. Bats
  5. Anthony Joshua
  6. Carbon dioxide
  7. Agatha Christie
  8. Pandora's box
  9. District of Columbia
  10. Wright brothers
  11. Corsica
  12. Captain Flint
  13. Break a leg
  14. Egypt
  15. President Abraham Lincoln
  16. Taj Mahal
  17. Three (Charlotte (1816–1855), Emily (1818–1848), and Anne (1820–1849))
  18. Anaconda
  19. Venus
  20. Andorra
  21. Athens
  22. Television
  23. 16th century (1564)
  24. Yellow
  25. Crampon





  26. Four
  27. Gamma
  28. Horse
  29. Liverpool
  30. Panama Canal