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A Collection of 150 Easy Trivia Questions and Answers
1. Richard Hannay was the central character of which famous film? The Thirty Nine Steps
2. What is the commonest medical condition? Caries (Tooth Decay)
3. Which Swiss psychologist is synonymous with the concepts of introvert and extrovert personalities? Carl Jung
4. Which dish consists of mashed potato and eggs which is moulded into shapes usually through a piping bag and then baked? Duchesse
5. What does the F stand for in FBI?Federal.
6. Tony Curtis was in which of the armed services in WWII?Navy.
7. Which state is called the volunteer State? Tennessee.
8. Which state is called the Golden state? California.
9. What color is the M in McDonald’s? Yellow.
10. What was President Yeltsin’s first name? Boris.
11. In fiction, what is the last name of Dr. Hannibal–the Cannibal? Lecter.
12. San Antonio international airport is in which state? Texas.
13. What is the Aloha State? Hawaii.
14. How did Greta Gustafson become better known as an actress?Greta Garbo.
15. Albertville and Lillehammer were two 90s venues for which event?Winter Olympics.
16. Nutria is given to the fur of which animal? Coypu
17. Tampere is the second largest city in which country? Finland
18. Deva was the Roman name for which British city? Chester
19. The Carbohydrate group of foods is composed of which three elements? Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
20. What was the name of King Charles ‘ I physician who discovered the circulation of the blood? William Harvey
21. Who presented the quiz show 15-1? William G. Stewart
22. The company Steiff are famous for making what? Teddy Bears
23. How many episodes of the cult TV Sit-com Fawlty Towers were made? 12
24. On what date is St. Swithin’s Day? 15th July
25. Which tree bears conkers? Horse Chestnut
26. Who plays against the USA in golf’s Walker Cup? Great Britain.
27. Who had a huge 70s No 1 with Shadow Dancing?Andy Gibb.
28. In Canada what is the NHL?National Hockey League.
29. Marlon Brando was born in which decade of the century? 20s.
30. Who did Elton John originally duet with on Don’t Go Breaking My Heart? Kiki Dee.
31. What does SLR stand for as found in a camera? Single Lens Reflex
32. Which organization has the motto ‘Nation shall speak peace unto nation’? BBC
33. How was Billie Jean Moffitt later known in the tennis world? Billie Jean King.
34. Who won the Wimbledon singles in 1998 after twice losing in the final? Jana Novotna.
35. In which decade did people last get the chance to see Halley’s Comet? 1980s.
36. Where does Greg Norman come from? Australia.
37. In which Park was the New York marathon run until 14970? Central Park.
38 . The Walker Cup is competed for in which sport?Golf.
39. Which country’s flag is the only one that features the map of the country on it? Cyprus
40. How many books are there in the New Testament? 27
41. In which village is Postman Pat set? Greendale
42. What name is given to a courtyard in a castle or the wall surrounding the outer court of a castle? Bailey
43. In the Peanuts cartoon strip what was the surname of Lucy and Linus? Van Pelt
44. What is the world’s most widely spoken native tongue language? Mandarin Chinese
45. Which European city is known as the Balti Capital? Birmingham
46. Which famous battle was fought on St. Crispin’s day? Agincourt
47. In which year of the 20th century did three monarchs reign? 1936
48. What name is given to the 19th Century movement which was opposed to mechanisation within the textile industry? Luddites
49. What was the maiden name of the Queen mother? Bowes-Lyon
50. The Australian city of Perth stands on which river? Swan River
51. Which plant has the scientific name Galanthus? Snowdrops
52. Which bone in the body is not joined to any other? Hyoid Bone
53. What does the atomic number of an element indicate about its nucleus? The number of protons in it
54. John Bonham who died aged just 32 was the former drummer of which rock band? Led Zeppelin
55. Pandora Braithwaite was the girlfriend of which eponymous literary character? Adrian Mole
56. What name is given to the insect whose nymphs produce the fothed up plant sap known as cuckoo spit? Froghopper
57. What was traditionally made by a Chandler? Candles
58. Who has won more Oscars than anybody else? Walt Disney
59. Which artist was nicknamed ‘Jack the Dripper’? Jackson Pollack
60. The term ‘Pulmonary’ relates to which organ? Lungs
61. Which country is the world’s biggest producer of coffee? Brazil
62. In which month does the Kentucky Derby take place? May.
63. Rugby’s man mountain Jonah Lomu plays for which country? New Zealand.
64. Magician David Kotkin managed to change his name to what? David Copperfield.
65. What is the postal abbreviation for Idaho? ID.
66. On an Indian restaurant menu how is potato known? Aloo
67. Who once said ‘Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma? Winston Churchill
68. What was the full name of the Barbie Doll? Barbara Millicent Roberts
69. What is the name of the Library of the University of Oxford? Bodleian
70. Maria Montessori was a famous name in which field? Education
71. Which order of monks are known as Blackfriars? Dominicans
72. Who played the undertaker in Dads Army? John Laurie
73. Which American newspaper first exposed the Watergate Scandal? Washington Post
74. Which Jewish festival is known as the Festival of Lights? Hanakkah
75. Mozzarella Cheese is made from the milk of which animal? Buffalo
76. What is the name of the main British military base in Afghanistan? Camp Bastion
77. On what everyday object would you find the inscription ‘Decus Et Tutamen’? One Pound Coin
78. What do the letters HB stand for on a pencil? Hard Black
79. How many players make up a Basketball team? Five
80. What is the largest satellite in the solar system? Ganneymede
81. What is the name for a pointer on a Sun Dial? Gnomon
82. Which singer was known as the ‘Swedish Nightingale’? Jenny Lind
83. Who is the patron saint of doctors? St. Luke
84. What name is given to the official record of proceedings in Parliament? Hansard
85. What is the study of Fossils? Palaeontology
86. The White Horse FA Cup Final occurred in which year? 1923
87. Who was the Roman god of sleep? Somnus
88. The South American city of Brazillia is built in the shape of what? Aeroplane
89. Which sporting legend is known as ‘The Golden Bear’? Jack Nicklaus
90. Which male singer from Salford is nicknamed The Voice? Russell Watson
91. Who was the first person to see Jesus after his resurrection? Mary Magdalene
92. Which French term means the front of a building? Facade
93.The Dome of the Rock is found in which city? Jerusalem
94. Which politician gave us the infamous Salmonella in Eggs scandal? Edwina Currie
95. What was the name of the policeman in Top Cat? Officer Dibble
96. Who was the star of the film ‘The Missionary’? Michael Palin
97. What name is given to a white knee length pleated skirt worn in traditional Greek dress? Fustanella
98. Nigel Starmer Smith is a name most famously associated with which sport? Rugby Union
99. Which herb is one of the main ingredients of Pesto Sauce? Basil
100. In what year was the Piper Alpha disaster? 1986
More Easy Trivia Questions and Answers
101. ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’ comes from which Shakespeare play? A Midsummer Night’s Dream
102. What was the Christian name of Dr. Watson in the Sherlock Holmes stories? John
103. Who invented the Polaroid Camera? Edwin Land
104. What in the House of Commons is an EDM? Early Day Motion
105. Which shoe company did Michael Jordan famously promote? Nike.
06. Which musical instrument did Pablo Casals play? Cello.
107. In horse racing, which triple Crown race is held on Long Island? Belmont.
108. In which country was the AIDS virus first recognized? USA.
109. Scott Hamilton won Olympic gold for the USA on what surface? Ice.
110. On which river does the city of Leeds stand? River Aire
111. In Kiplings Jungle Book, what kind of creature was Kaa? Snake
112. Which country was home to the Moa bird which became extinct about 500 years ago? New Zealand
113. What name is given in Geometry to a triangle with three different sides? Scalene
114. In the charity AHA, what part of the body does H stand for?Heart.
115. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man was a hit for which singer after his death? Buddy Holly.
116. In which state did both Kennedy and Johnson die?Texas.
117. The US declared war on which country after the bombing of Pearl Harbor?Japan.
118. Where do the Super Bowl winning Cowboys come form?Dallas.
119. Kirk Douglas was in which of the armed services in WWII? Navy.
120. What sport is the winner of the Harry Vardon trophy playing? Golf.
121. The Fresh Prince of where was the subject of a sitcom of 140+ shows? Bel Air.
122. Who is younger, Serena or Venus Williams? Serena.
123. Who founded Lotus Cars? Colin Chapman
124. By what title was the Spanish dictator, General Franco, known? El Caudillo
125. What is the S.I unit of capacitance? Farad
126. In the Bible who was the wife of King Ahab? Jezebel
127. Martina Navratilova has been on the winning side in the Federation Cup for which two countries? Czechoslovakia & USA.
128. The cause of what color fever was discovered in 1900?Yellow.
129. Which actor is the dad of Jamie Lee Curtis? Tony Curtis.
130. In football, where do the Chargers come from?San Diego.
131. Excel, part of the Microsoft Office suite is what type of software? Spreadsheet
132. Who is the leader of the British National Party? Nick Griffin
133. In which English city is the Fitzwilliam Museum? Cambridge
134. What was the codename for the planned German invasion of Britain? Operation Sealion
135. Who was the principal star of the American TV series House? Hugh Laurie
136. Which island in Venice is especially noted for glass-blowing ? Murano
137. What colour is associated with the breast Cancer charity? Pink
138. Which movement was founded by L. Ron Hubbard? Scientology
139. In which year was the Queen Mother born? 1900
140. In which 20th-century decade was Barbie’s boyfriend Ken first made? 60s.
141. In which decade was Madonna born? 50s.
142. Which initials did rapper Hammer lose?M C.
143. Which Latin phrase means to excess, to a sickening degree? Ad Nauseam
144. Red Stripe Lager was originally produced in which country? Jamaica
145. Which Football Club plays home matches at Home Park? Plymouth Argyle
146. Which Roman god is equivalent to the Greek god Hermes? Mercury
147. Andrew Carnegie made his fortune in which industry? Steel
148. Which has the highest mountain: Earth or Mars? Mars
149. What are the small indentations on a golf ball called? dimples
150. Which city has the largest population? Tokyo
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