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Trivia Questions for Adults

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Which instrument is Roberta Flack associated with? Piano

How many days does a cat usually stay in heat? Five

French horns originated from which country? Germany

The largest part of dust particles in any house are made of __________

Who saw the turtleneck he wore at cease-fire talks in Bosnia fetch $5,000 at auction? Jimmy Carter.

What former speaker of the U.S. House has a chair in peace studies named for him at the University of Ulster? Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill.

Which Danny starred in Batman Returns? De Vito

What civil rights leader did Dorothy Parker leave the bulk of her estate to? Martin Luther King Jr.

What 20th-century conflict was dubbed the "forgotten war" despite 54,246 U.S. deaths? The Korean War.

After reading the previous answer, did you make an effort to lick your elbow? Most likely, yes 90% people try to do so

May Queen, Wisley Crab, Foxwhelps and Lane’s Prince Albert are all species of what? Apples

What ingredient in fresh milk is eventually devoured by bacteria, causing the sour taste? Lactose

What country saw a world record 315 million voters turn out for elections on May 20, 1991? India

Which country has more tractors per capita, Canada, Iceland or Japan?

Which animal is responsible for killing more people than plane crashes? Donkeys

What is the minimum number of musicians a band must have to be considered a “big band”? Ten

What do you call a group of unicorns? A blessing

Which is the only American state to begin with the letter ‘p’? Pennsylvania

Who was billed as the “Killer of Custer” in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show?

In which country did Marilyn Monroe die? United States

What explorer introduced pigs to North America? Christopher Columbus

In which state is Prince William Sound? Alaska

What is used to make paper money? 75% cotton and 25% linen fibers

Black activist Steve Biko died in which country in the 70s? South Africa

What is strangest thing about Las Vegas casinos? They don’t have clocks

In which country did the Arabic numerals originate? India

Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey was as famous for her flamboyant character as for her cookery books and TV show throughout the late 1960s to the mid 1970s

What is banned in public places in Florida after 6 p

What ethnic group was largely responsible for building most of the early railways in the U.S. West? The Chinese.

What Texan ended up with one delegate after spending $12 million of his own money running for president in 1980? John Connally.

Who was the last president of the Soviet Union? Mikail Gorbachev.

What nation’s military attached dynamite packs to Dobermans before sending them into Palestinian guerrilla hideouts? Israel

What was 11th-century Spanish military leader Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar better know as? El Cid.

What is the capital city of Spain? Madrid

A kangaroo’s can’t hop if? If you lifts its tail off the ground 

What Great Lake state has more shoreline than the entire U

What did Republicans call the platform they hyped in the 1994 Congressional elections? The Contract With America.

What had Pliny the Younger seen erupt when he wrote: "We were terrified to see everything changed, buried in ashes like snowdrifts"? Mount Vesuvius.

What colour is Absynth? Green

What did blind bank robber David Worrell use as a weapon when trying to rob a London bank? His cane

What Alabama city saw state troopers attack Civil Rights marchers on Edmund Pettis Bridge? Selma.

What laundry detergent got lots of mileage out of the ad line, “ring around the collar”? Wisk

On which continent did the samba originate? America

With which sport is Michael Jordan associated? Basketball

What famous document begins: "When in the course of human events..."? The Declaration of Independence.

Which four British cities have underground rail systems? Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and London

What brave-hearted Scottish patriot led soldiers to a defeat of the English at the Battle of Cambuskenneth in 1297? William Wallace.

Which BBC music programme was broadcast weekly between 1964 and 2006? Top of the Pops

Lots of fun free trivia questions.

In most advertisements, the time shown on a watch is _________

What single name is more commonly applied to Holy Roman Emperor Charles the Great? Charlemagne.

What continent is cut into two fairly equal halves by the Tropic of Capricorn? Australia

What was the most watched UK TV programme of all time? Eastenders, when Den divorced Angie, which drew 30

What duo survived a 1909 shootout with Bolivia’s cavalry, according to historians? Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

What railway linked Moscow and Irkutsk in 1900? The Trans-Siberian Railway

What do you call a group of frogs? An Army

Who said: "I'm the president of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli"? George Bush.

By law where should the homeless go after 10 pm in Russia? To their home!

When you inhale a burning cigarette, what is the temperature at the tip? Its 700 degree Celsius

What California city did the last Pony Express ride end in? Sacramento.

With what did the ancient Romans dye their hair? Bird poop

What Elton John album became the first album to enter the charts at Number One, in 1975?

What nation issued the five-dollar bill found in Abraham Lincoln's pocket when he was shot? The Confederate States of America.

What is allspice alternatively known as? Pimento

What continent has the fewest flowering plants? Antarctica

Can anyone lick their elbow? You actually can do it using a few tricks!

What’s the largest and densest of the four rocky planets? Earth

What nation was bounced from the Organisation of American States in 1962? Cuba

What element begins with the letter “K”? Krypton

What kind of alcoholic drink is barley wine? Beer

Coprastastaphobia is the fear? Constipation

What magazine boasts the slogan: “Test, Inform, Protect”?

What congressional award was Dr. Mary Edwards Walker the first woman to receive? Medal of Honor.

In Swedish what is “entrance” and “driveway”? “Infart” and “Utfart

Which record label did Michael Jackson first record on? Motown

Who offered insurance against an accidental death caused by a falling Sputnik? Lloyds of London

What president was shot while walking to California Governor Jerry Brown' office? Gerald Ford.

What current branch of the U.S. military was a corps of only 50 soldiers when World War I broke out? The U.S. Air Force.

What is the main color on the Chinese flag? Red

What was Aretha Franklin’s first No 1? Respect

What flavour is Cointreau? Orange

Which country is Prague in? Czech Republic

It is illegal to drive in Alabama while you are? Blindfolded

On an average, how much time do we spend in the toilet in a lifetime? 3 years, for people with bladder problems, it may be more

What future Soviet dictator was training to be a priest when he got turned on to Marxism? Joseph Stalin.

What do you call the dot above the letter “i” and “j”? A tittle!

What does the C stand for in LCD? Crystal

What model appeared topless on the self-penned 1993 novel Pirate? Fabio

With which spot is Cedric Pioline associated? Tennis

My Heart Will Go On came from which movie? Titanic

Dick Francis novels revolve around which sport? Horse racing

Who famously announced “heeeere’s Johnny” on the Johnny Carson show from the early 60s? Ed McMahon

What’s a water moccasin often called, due to the white inside its mouth?

Which is the strongest bone in our body? The strongest bone in your body is thighbone, and shockingly it’s hollow!

What is the lead in a lead pencil made of? Graphite

What was the first planet to be discovered using the telescope, in 1781? Uranus

With how many bricks is the Empire State Building is made of? 10 million

Can you sneeze with your eyes open? No

Who was the first U.S. president to adopt the informal version of his first name? Jimmy Carter.

What modern vehicle was invented to circumvent trench warfare? The Tank

Who, after anchoring off Hawaii in 1779, was mistaken for the god Lono? Captain James Cook

What is the world’s longest river? Amazon

What mineral is a Alaskan diamond? Quartz

What is sushi traditionally wrapped in? Edible seaweed

What political system was gradually dismantled in South Africa, starting in 1989? Apartheid.

Which fictional bear thought he had “very little brain?”Winnie-the-Pooh

Which popular BBC series about old collectibles began in 1977, presented by Bruce Parker and Arthur Negus, and is still running to this day? Antiques Roadshow

World’s most popular first name is? Muhammad

Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme? ITV News at Ten

What game was created by French mathematician Blaise Pascal, which he discovered when doing experiments into perpetual motion? The Game of Roulette.

Is it against the law to catch mice? In Ohio people cannot hunt mice without a license

In which state was Isaac Hayes born? Tennessee

Who averaged one patent for every three weeks of his life?

What does the N stand for in NATO? North

Churchill, Sherman and Panzer were all developed as types of what? Tank

What election year saw bumper stickers reading "Wallace, Wallace, Uber Alles"? 1968.

What’s the ballet term for a 360-degree turn on one foot? Pirouette

What is the postal abbreviation for Main? ME

What so-called "war" spawned the dueling slogans "Better Dead Than RED" and "Better Red Than Dead" in the 1950's? The Cold War.

Where were the fortune cookies invented? While most people think it’s China in reality they were invented in America

Who earned infamy for noting: "A billion dollars isn't worth what it used to be"? J. Paul Getty.

If you had Lafite-Rothschild on your dinner table, what would it be? Wine

Who played Rachel Green in Friends? Jennifer Aniston

What was a gladiator armed with, in addition to a dagger and spear? A net.

What color is a orange blossom? White

What F-word is defined in physics as a “nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei”? Fusion

What national holiday in Mexico has picnickers munching chocolate coffins and sugar skulls? The Day of the Dead

Where would you find the world’s most ancient forest? Daintree Forest, north of Cairns, Australia

Which Bobby took Mack The Knife to No 1 in the charts? Darin

October Revolution celebrated in which month in Russia? November

What is the diameter of Earth? 8,000 miles

Who recorded the album Dark Side Of the Moon? Pink Floyd

Name the world’s largest ocean

Lord Mountbatten was murdered off the coast of which country? Ireland