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Adult Trivia Questions & Answers

What is the second highest mountain in the World?

K2

What does REM stand for?

Rapid eye movement

Where is the Valley of the Kings located?

Egypt

Who engineered the Eiffel Tower?

Gustave Eiffel

How many seeds does a strawberry have?

Approximately 200

What is the largest shark species?

Whale Shark

What are the average daytime temperature on the planet Mercury?

Around 800 Fahrenheit

How many bones does a newborn baby have?

Three Hundred

From what material were George Washington's false teeth made?

Wood

What is the capital of Hungary?

Budapest

In which US state is Mount Rushmore located?

South Dakota

In which city is the statue Christ the Redeemer located?

Rio de Janeiro

Which is the highest possible hand in the game of poker?

Royal Flush

Which US city is known as 'The Big Easy'?

New Orleans

From which country does William Tell hail?

Switzerland

Which artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

Michelangelo

In which city is the Forbidden City located?

Beijing

What is the capital city of Jamaica?

Kingston

What is the common word for trachea?

Windpipe

Which color moves second in a game of chess?

Black

What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet

Omega

Which element has an atomic number of 1?

Hydrogen

Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary describe three type of what?

Rock

What is the name of the first satellite sent into space?

Sputnik

In which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?

Atlantic

What did the Wright brothers invent?

The Airplane

What is the largest lake in the world?

Caspian Sea

In which country is lake Sevan located?

Armenia

Of how many countries is the United Kingdom comprised?

Four (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)

During the second Punic Wars, what animal did Hannibal use to cross the Alps?

Elephants

What is the process of electing a new Pope called?

Papal Conclave

In which country is the Gobi desert located?

Mongolia

Who wrote the novel 'Crime and Punishment'?

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Which classical composer wrote the Hungarian Dances?

Johannes Brahms

Who invented the Morse Code?

Samuel Morse

What does acronym WHO stand for?

World Health Organization

What does the acronym NASA stand for?

National Aeronautic and Space Administration

In which country is most of the Zagros mountain range located?

Iran

In which country was Adolf Hitler born?

Austria

Which blood type can be used as a match for all other blood types?

O-Negative

Which two words are combined to make the company name Microsoft

Microcomputer Software

What is the traditional proclamation made when a king of England dies?

The King is dead. Long live the King.

What is the longest mountain range in the world?

The Andes

What three colors are the German flag?

Black, Red, Yellow

What three colors are the Armenian flag?

Red, Blue, Orange

From what fish does caviar come from?

Sturgeon

Where is the deepest part of the oceans in the world located?

The Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench

How many Fahrenheit is zero Kelvins?

-459

How many Celsius is -40 Fahrenheit?

-40 Celsius

What is the name of the third planet from the Sun?

Earth

How many keys does a piano have?

88

In which city was Jesus Christ born?

Bethlehem

Who baptized Jesus Christ?

John the Baptist

In which river was Jesus Christ baptized?

Jordan River

What is the longest movie ever made?

The Cure for Insomnia

What is the first rule of Fight Club?

You do not talk about Fight Club

In Citizen Kane, who or what is "Rosebud"?

A sled

What is the oldest Christian nation?

Armenia

How old did Noah live to be?

950 years old

What is the name of the hill on top of which Jesus Christ was crusified?

Golgotha

Who asked Pilate for Jesus Christ's body after the crusifixtion?

Joseph

In what language was the original language in which the New Testament was written?

Aramaic

Whose ear was cut off at the time of Jesus Christ's arrest?

Malchus, the servant of the High Priest

Who went to the tomb of Jesus Christ to anoint his body?

Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome

What is the oldest Christian nation?

Armenia

How did the Three Magi know that Jesus Christ had been born?

They saw a new star appear in the heavens

What is the name of the garden in which Jesus Christ was arrested?

Garden of Gethsemane

Who was the author of A Christmas Carol?

Charles Dickens

What is the name of the sweet bread, from Italy, traditionally eaten during the Christmas season?

Panettone

What are the two other names for Santa Claus?

Saint Nick and Kris Kringle

In which country did the tradition of the Christmas tree develop?

Germany

In what year was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States?

1870

From which country did eggnog originate?

England

What color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?

White

What horoscope sign would you be if your birthday was on Christmas day?

Capricorn

What is the oldest system of laws?

The Code of Hammurabi

What is the first city to reach a population of 1 million?

Rome

Which founding father is known for his conspicuous signature on the Declaration of Independence?

John Hancock

Who was the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

Sir Robert Walpole

What is the shortest war to ever take place?

The Anglo-Zanzibar War, which lasted 38 minutes.

Who invented Arabic numerals?

Indians. They are called Arabic numerals, because they were introduced to Europe through Arab mathematicians.

Which Ancient Greek historian is generally considered to be the 'Father of History'?

Herodotus

Which explorer was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?

Juan Sebastian Elcano

Prior to 1917 Finland was part of which country?

Russia

Who was the first US President to be impeached?

Andrew Johnson

Which Greek philosopher had Alexander the Great as a pupil?

Aristotle

Who was the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom?

Margaret Thatcher

According to legend, Romulus & Remus founded which city?

Rome

What is the name of the nurse who became known for her selfless care of the wounded during The Crimean War?

Florence Nightingale

Siddhartha Gautama is believed to be the founder of what major world religion?

Buddhism

Which movie earned Stanley Kubrick a Razzie for worst director?

The Shining

What is the name of Rocky Balboa's dog?

Butkus

The Shaw Redemption was based on a book written by which famous author?

Stephen King

What is the name of the school which Harry Potter attends?

Hogwarts

Who directed the movie Godfather?

Francis Ford Coppola

Who played the lead female role in the movie Titanic?

Kate Winslet

What are the colors of the pills that Morpheus offers Neo in the movie Matrix?

Red and blue

In which 1984 movie did Linda Hamilton play the role of Sarah Connor?

Terminator