Trivia

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1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What car company makes the Rio and Sedona models?
2. MUSIC: Who composed the “Wedding March”?
3. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Isle of Wight?
4. U.S. STATES: What is the state bird of Louisiana?
5. MOVIES: What are the names of “The Blues Brothers”?
6. INVENTIONS: Who invented the tea bag in the early 20th century?
7. CHEMISTRY: Which chemical element has the symbol K?
8. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is a more commonly known name for the Alsatian dog?
9. ART: What are the top three secondary colors, obtained by mixing two primary colors?
10. FAMOUS QUOTES: What 20th-century first lady once said, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people”?
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11. MUSIC: What group had a hit song with “Love Shack”?
12. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Where was the eastern terminus of the Santa Fe Trail?

Trivia Answers 1. Kia Motors Corp. 2. Felix Mendelssohn 3. Off England’s southern coast 4. Brown pelican 5. Jake and Elwood 6. Thomas Sullivan 7. Potassium (original Latin name was kalium) 8. German Shepherd 9. Orange, green and purple 10. Eleanor Roosevelt 11. The B-52s, 1989 12. Independence, Missouri

 

1. GAMES: How many dots are on a pair of standard dice?
2. GEOGRAPHY: The Tropic of Capricorn crosses three continents. What are they?
3. U.S. STATES: Which state capital is the only one that ends in the letter “x”?
4. MUSIC: The song “Getting to Know You” appears in what movie or play?
5. ASTRONOMY: Which planet is closest to the sun?
6. MYTHOLOGY: What village in Cornwall, England is said to be the birthplace of King Arthur?
7. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What language is spoken by the Belgian people called Walloons?
8. HISTORY: What was the first country to recognize Mexico’s independence in 1821?
9. FOOD & DRINK: What kind of food is an aubergine? 10. MOVIES: What was the central theme of the 1945 movie “The Lost Weekend”?
11. GEOGRAPHY: On what continent is the nation of Sierra Leone located?
12. TELEVISION: Which TV character was known for the saying, “Live long and prosper”?

1. 42 2. Australia, South America and Africa 3. Phoenix, Arizona 4. “The King and I” 5. Mercury 6. Tintagel 7. French 8. The United States 9. Eggplant 10. Alcoholism
11. Africa 12. Mr. Spock, “Star Trek”

 

1. MOVIES: Who starred in the martial-arts movie “Enter the Dragon”?
2. MEASUREMENTS: What unit of measurement contains 4,840 square yards?
3. HISTORY: In which war did the military offensive “Operation Desert Storm” take place?
4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the last president to visit Cuba before 2016?
5. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What process involves heating an ore to extract a metal?
6. FOOD & DRINK: What is the top-selling spice in the world?
7. INVENTIONS: In what year was the first commercial television sold?
8. SCIENCE: What does the pH scale measure?
9. GEOGRAPHY: In what country is the Basque language spoken?
10. ENTERTAINERS: Which entertainer’s biography was titled “Neither Shaken nor Stirred”?
11. LITERATURE: How many words is Shakespeare credited with inventing?
12. FOOD & DRINK: What is the Irish dish called colcannon made of?

 

Answers: 1. Bruce Lee 2. An acre 3. Gulf War 4. Calvin Coolidge in 1928 5. Smelting 6. Pepper 7. 1928 8. Acidity or alkalinity 9. Spain 10. Actor Sean Connery, who played James Bond
11. More than 1,700 12. Cabbage and mashed potatoes

 

1. MUSIC: What was the name of the record company founded by the Beatles?

2. ASTRONOMY: Which planet in our solar system spins the fastest?

3. ANIMAL KINGDOM: Which insect can indicate the temperature with accuracy?

4. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the fastest known bird in the world?

5. CHEMISTRY: What is the only metal that’s liquid at room temperature?

6. MOVIES: What was Baby’s real name in “Dirty Dancing”?

7. GEOGRAPHY: What country is bordered by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans?

8. PSYCHOLOGY: What is the fear represented in the condition “herpetophobia”?

9. MEDICAL: What is the common name for hypoglycemia?

10. TELEVISION: Where does Homer Simpson work?

11. MUSIC: Who was known as “The Godfather of Soul”?

12. TELEVISION: What was the name of the yellow character on the children’s show “Teletubbies”?

Trivia Answers 1. Apple Records 2. Jupiter, which rotates once in just less than 10 hours. 3. Crickets 4. Peregrin falcon 5. Mercury 6. Frances 7. South Africa 8. Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things 9. Low blood sugar 10. Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
11. James Brown 12. Laa-Laa

 

1. COMICS: In the comic strip “Peanuts,” where was Snoopy born?
2. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is a group of unicorns known as?
3. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: Who once said, “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully”?
4. U.S. STATES: The Mystic River flows through which U.S. state?
5. MEDICAL: What is the medical name for a condition known as “the bends”?
6. ASTRONOMY: Which planets in our Solar System are known as the gas giants?
7. TELEVISION: Who did the character named Lurch work for?
8. HISTORY: Where was Martin Luther King assassinated in 1968?
9. GEOGRAPHY: Where are the Balearic Islands located? 10. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What would a vexillologist study?

Trivia Answers 1. Daisy Hill Puppy Farm 2. A blessing 3. Samuel Johnson 4. Massachusetts 5. Decompression sickness (also known as divers’ disease) 6, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune 7. “The Addams Family” 8. Memphis, Tenn. 9. Mediterranean Sea (Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera) 10. Flags

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