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Adult Trivia Questions & Answers

What is the second highest mountain in the World?


What does REM stand for?

Rapid eye movement

Where is the Valley of the Kings located?


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?


What is the capital of Hungary?


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?


Which artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?


In which city is the Forbidden City located?


What is the capital city of Jamaica?


What is the common word for trachea?


Which color moves second in a game of chess?


What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet


Which element has an atomic number of 1?


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


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


In which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?


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?


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?


What is the process of electing a new Pope called?

Papal Conclave

In which country is the Gobi desert located?


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?


In which country was Adolf Hitler born?


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


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?


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?


How many Celsius is -40 Fahrenheit?

-40 Celsius

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


How many keys does a piano have?


In which city was Jesus Christ born?


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?


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?


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


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


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?


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?


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?


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


From which country did eggnog originate?


What color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?


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


What is the oldest system of laws?

The Code of Hammurabi

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


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'?


Which explorer was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?

Juan Sebastian Elcano

Prior to 1917 Finland was part of which country?


Who was the first US President to be impeached?

Andrew Johnson

Which Greek philosopher had Alexander the Great as a pupil?


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

Margaret Thatcher

According to legend, Romulus & Remus founded which city?


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?


Which movie earned Stanley Kubrick a Razzie for worst director?

The Shining

What is the name of Rocky Balboa's dog?


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?


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?


What is the World's oldest continuously inhabited city?

Damascus, Syria