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Trivia Quiz Questions I

  1. What word, meaning the person in charge or the boss, comes from the Japanese for 'squad leader'?
  2. Who is the only honouree with five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
  3. Which best selling children's novel by American author E. B. White was first published in 1952?
  4. What name is given to a triangle whose sides are of unequal length?
  5. The fuppence was a silver coin worth four pence that was discontinued in 1856, what was its better known name?
  6. What was the London address of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?
  7. What is the collective noun for a group of Rhino?
  8. In which movie would you hear the line 'Stop calling me Shirley'?
  9. What did RMS stand for in the ship's name RMS Titanic?
  10. Which organ in the human body produces insulin?
  11. The Watchtower magazine is produces by which society or group of people?
  12. The bombing of which Basque town is considered one of the first raids on a defenceless civilian population by a modern air force?

Answers:

  1. Honcho
  2. Gene Autry
  3. Charlotte's Web
  4. Scalene
  5. Groat
  6. 221b Baker Street
  7. A crash
  8. Airplane or Airplane II
  9. Royal Mail Ship
  10. Pancreas
  11. Jehovah's Witness
  12. Guernica



Quiz Questions II

  1. Whose enemy is Cut-Throat Jake, captain of the Flying Dustman?
  2. What berries is gin flavoured with?
  3. What links Jean-Paul Sartre and Le Duc Tho?
  4. The extinct Elephant Bird was native to which island?
  5. The Calypso Deep is the deepest part of which sea?
  6. Which Spanish city has the most high-rise buildings 'per capita' in the world?
  7. Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is known for being the first person born where?
  8. In which city is Harvard University?
  9. What does a spermologer collect: (a)trivia facts, (b)beer mats, or (c)fossilised insects?
  10. What is President Barack Obama's middle name?
  11. The Bodleian Library is in which city?
  12. Name the national flag carrier airline of the Netherlands?
  13. What is the literal latin meaning of trivia?
  14. In 2012, who resigned as Conservativethe MP for Corby to spend more time with her family in New York City?
  15. What did Edward Chad Varah found in 1953?
  16. Who wrote Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots and The Sleeping Beauty?

Answers:

  1. Captain Pugwash
  2. Juniper berries
  3. Both have refused Nobel Prizes
  4. Madagascar
  5. Mediterranean Sea
  6. Benidorm
  7. Antarctica
  8. Cambridge (Massachusetts)
  9. Trivia facts
  10. Hussein
  11. Oxford
  12. KLM
  13. Three roads
  14. Louise Mensch
  15. The Samaritans
  16. Charles Perrault










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