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30 Questions with Answers

  1. What is the only letter not to appear in any U.S. state name?
  2. What was the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620?
    ANSWER: The Mayflower
  3. Which element is known as the building block of life?
    ANSWER: Carbon
  4. Which African country is known for its Maasai culture?
    ANSWER: Kenya
  5. What is the longest bone in the human body?
    ANSWER: Femur
  6. Pesto alla genovese is a paste made from which nuts?
    ANSWER: Pine nuts
  7. Which African country has nearly twice the number of pyramids as Egypt?
    ANSWER: Sudan
  8. Which country is the world's largest producer of bananas?
    ANSWER: India
  9. Which animal is known to spend 90% of its day sleeping?
    ANSWER: Koala
  10. Which country is the world's most visited by tourists?
    ANSWER: France
  11. How many elements are there in the periodic table?
    ANSWER: 118
  12. Which planet is known as the Earth's twin?
    ANSWER: Venus
  13. What is the longest river in the United States?
    ANSWER: Missouri River
  14. Who American author invented the word 'nerd'?
    ANSWER: Dr. Seuss
  15. In which country are celebrations held on December 12th in honour of the Virgin of Guadalupe?
    ANSWER: Mexico
  16. By what name is the Australian landmark Ayers Rock now better known?
    ANSWER: Uluru
  17. In which country is the Nobel Prize for Peace awarded?
    ANSWER: Norway
  18. Who was the British monarch during the American Revolution?
    ANSWER: King George III
  19. What festival is known as the Festival of Lights in India?
    ANSWER: Diwali
  20. What is the only mammal born with horns?
    ANSWER: Giraffe
  21. In Greek mythology who is the god of dreams?
    ANSWER: Morpheus
  22. Which artist owned a pet ocelot called Babou?
    ANSWER: Salvador Dali
  23. What is the title of the national anthem of France?
    ANSWER: La Marseillaise
  24. Who directed the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy?
    ANSWER: Peter Jackson
  25. Which country has the most volcanoes in the world?
    ANSWER: Indonesia
  26. What word means the main character of a story?
    ANSWER: Protagonist
  27. What is the name of the kingdom where the Disney movie "Frozen" takes place?
    ANSWER: Arendelle
  28. Who played the role of Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" films?
    ANSWER: Emma Watson
  29. What is the name of the coffee shop in the TV show "Friends"?
    ANSWER: Central Perk
  30. Who was the first emperor of Rome?
    ANSWER: Augustus