The Ultimate General Knowledge Quiz

Test your general knowledge in this ultimate quiz.
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Last updated: October 11, 2012
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What is the religion of India?
Hinduism
Who wrote the Hunger Games Trilogy
Suzanne Collins
What is the national language of Brazil
Portuguese
The autobiography of whom is entitled, "Between the Lines?"
Victoria Pendleton
Which Fighting Game series includes Scorpion and Sub-Zero
Mortal Kombat
What year was Coca-Cola invented? (Year in figures please)
1888
What is the capital of Lithuania?
Vilnius
How many labours did Hercules have?
12
What is the second book of the old testament?
Exodus
Which famous singer had a hit with, "Alejandro?"
Lady Gaga
Who was the first female prime minister of Great Britain?
Margaret Thatcher
Who has a number one album entitled, "Aphrodite?"
Kylie Minogue
The longest river in the world is the?
Nile
Which country is known as the, "Country of Copper?"
Zambia
The River Volga flows out to the?
Caspian Sea
Which city is the Volcano Vesuvius in?
Pompeii
What is the national flower of Britain?
Rose
The port of Baku is situated in? (Correct Spelling Please)
Azerbaijan
Which winter sport involves skates?
Ice Skating/Hockey
Helen Glover is famous for which Olympic Sport?
Rowing
Which actress is the protagonist of the Resident Evil series?
Milla Jovovich
What is the more common name for ascorbic acid?
Vitamin C
Which continent receives the lowest GNI?
Africa
What year was the Nintendo Wii released?
2006
Which city hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics?
Vancouver
The formula: force divided by area is used to calculate?
Pressure
Which language has an alphabet involving gamma and rho?
Greek
What year was the Magna Carta signed? (Year in Figures)
1215
How many countries are there in Africa? (Number in figures)
53 or 54
Who is the CEO of Yahoo?
Carol Bartz
Who wrote, "The Crucible?"
Arthur Miller
Who was William Shakespeare's Wife?
Anne Hathaway
Ouagadougou is the capital of which country?
Burkina Faso
The French for jam is?
Confiture
Who WAS the CEO of apple?
Steve Jobs
Complete the title: Don't break my heart, my achy __ heart.
Breaky
Who was Henry VIII's second wife?
Anne Boleyn
In the periodic table, which element has the symbol W?
Tungsten
Which continent is Kuwait in?
Asia
What is the fear of nudity?
Gymnophobia
Who is the Greek god of agriculture?
Demeter
Who is the famous left-handed Tennis champion?
Rafael Nadal
Which museum is the Mona Lisa situated in?
Louvre
Which company is famous for its fast food chicken?
KFC
How many sides does a triangle have
3
How many sides does a tetradecagon have?
14
What is a female dog called?
Bitch!
Which comedienne is famous for playing Joannie, "Nan" Taylor
Catherine Tate
What is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet?
Aleph
What is the name of a fighting character and a town in Hungary?
Sindel
What did my true love give to me on the fifth day of Christmas?
5 Golden Rings
What is a group of lions called?
Pride
What is the first pillar of Islam?
Shahada
Heidi Klum works as a?
Model
What is, "I drink," in latin?
Bibo
Who invented the lightbulb?
Humphry Davy?
Who won the football world cup in 2006?
Italy
What is celebrated on 1st January?
New Year's Day!
Who painted the, "Last Judgement"?
Michelangelo
What is the largest river in France?
Loire
Who sang, "We Found Love"?
Rihanna
Who was Caesar killed by?
Brutus
What is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago?
Port-of-Spain
Who had a number one hit with, "Dancing Queen"?
ABBA
Where is the world's oldest underground railway?
London
How many keys are there in an ordinary piano? (Figures)
88
What is the traditional name for the Northern Light
Aurora Borealis
Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride is a song from which film?
Lilo & Stitch
What is the biggest mammal on Earth?
Blue Whale
What is the biggest type of Shark?
Whale Shark
Which Disney film involves the death of Mufasa?
The Lion King
The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Nighttime was whose book?
Mark Haddon
What is the fear of strangers?
Xenophobia
What is the treaty after World War I known as?
The Treaty of Versailles
What is the name of the speech therapist in the King's Speech?
Lionel Logue
Which game has pieces called, King, Queen, Rooks and Bishops
Chess
The principal export of Jamaica is?
Sugar
Which country has a flag made of only 1 colour?
Libya
Which town did the Pied Piper rid of rats?
Hamelin
Who wrote Les Miserables.
Victor Hugo
Who won Strictly Come Dancing 2010? (UK)
Kara Tointon
Who is dedicated to killing Moby Dick?
Captain Ahab
What is the number of the devil?
666
Los Del Rio is famous for which disco song?
Macarena
What is the name of the French National Anthem?
La Marseillaise
Which country won the most medals at the 2012 Olympics?
United States Of America
In text talk, what does BRB stand for?
Be Right Back
Harry Potter attends which school?
Hogwarts
What is the oldest known city?
Damascus
Heat is a fragrance by whom?
Beyonce
What are mothballs made from?
Naphthalene
The speed of a computer mouse is measure in which unit?
Mickey
TRUE OR FALSE: You can milk a male cow?
FALSE
What is a male duck called?
Drake
What is a slang insult for a fat person and a squealing pink animal?
Pig
What is the biggest string instrument?
Harp
What is the capital of Indonesia?
Jakarta
What is amnesia?
Memory Loss
At concert pitch, what is the frequency of A? (figures please)
440
What is a male jaguar called?
Mic
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Level 58
Oct 12, 2012
New Year should work.
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Level 27
Oct 15, 2012
I decided to do New Year's Day because New Year could imply Chinese or Japanese new year, whereas New Years Day is global :) x
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Level 16
Oct 12, 2012
Awesome quiz! please do another general knowledge one, but I think more time is needed
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Level 27
Oct 12, 2012
Hello, thank you so much, I swear I put it on 10 minutes so sorry :( I would do another one, but this one looks to be unpopular, so if it gets a few more, I definitely will, and I'll contact you first :) x
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Level 62
Mar 7, 2016
Who is the famous left-handed Tennis champion - Martina Navratilova should be an answer as well
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Level 54
Dec 22, 2019
Didn't finish this as it was too poorly written and researched. E.g., the continent that has the lowest GNI is obviously Antarctica, not Africa.