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Trivia Questions for Adults
This collection of trivia questions was developed in balance with the trivia questions for kids and has more difficult questions for very similar topics, so kids can learn new facts while playing with the family. I look forward to receiving feedback and suggestions to help grow and improve this collection of trivia questions.What is the second highest mountain in the World?
K2Show AnswerWhat does REM stand for?
Rapid eye movementShow AnswerWhere is the Valley of the Kings located?
EgyptShow AnswerWho engineered the Eiffel Tower?
Gustave EiffelShow AnswerHow many seeds does a strawberry have?
Approximately 200Show AnswerWhat is the largest shark species?
Whale SharkShow AnswerWhat are the average daytime temperature on the planet Mercury?
Around 800 FahrenheitShow AnswerHow many bones does a newborn baby have?
Three HundredShow AnswerFrom what material were George Washington's false teeth made?
WoodShow AnswerWhat is the capital of Hungary?
BudapestShow AnswerIn which US state is Mount Rushmore located?
South DakotaShow AnswerIn which city is the statue Christ the Redeemer located?
Rio de JaneiroShow AnswerWhich is the highest possible hand in the game of poker?
Royal FlushShow AnswerWhich US city is known as 'The Big Easy'?
New OrleansShow AnswerFrom which country does William Tell hail?
SwitzerlandShow AnswerWhich artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
MichelangeloShow AnswerIn which city is the Forbidden City located?
BeijingShow AnswerWhat is the capital city of Jamaica?
KingstonShow AnswerWhat is the common word for trachea?
WindpipeShow AnswerWhich color moves second in a game of chess?
BlackShow AnswerWhat is the last letter of the Greek alphabet
OmegaShow AnswerWhich element has an atomic number of 1?
HydrogenShow AnswerIgneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary describe three type of what?
RockShow AnswerWhat is the name of the first satellite sent into space?
SputnikShow AnswerIn which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?
AtlanticShow AnswerWhat did the Wright brothers invent?
The AirplaneShow AnswerWhat is the largest lake in the world?
Caspian SeaShow AnswerIn which country is lake Sevan located?
ArmeniaShow AnswerOf how many countries is the United Kingdom comprised?
Four (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)Show AnswerDuring the second Punic Wars, what animal did Hannibal use to cross the Alps?
ElephantsShow AnswerWhat is the process of electing a new Pope called?
Papal ConclaveShow AnswerIn which country is the Gobi desert located?
MongoliaShow AnswerWho wrote the novel 'Crime and Punishment'?
Fyodor DostoyevskyShow AnswerWhich classical composer wrote the Hungarian Dances?
Johannes BrahmsShow AnswerWho invented the Morse Code?
Samuel MorseShow AnswerWhat does acronym WHO stand for?
World Health OrganizationShow AnswerWhat does the acronym NASA stand for?
National Aeronautic and Space AdministrationShow AnswerIn which country is most of the Zagros mountain range located?
IranShow AnswerIn which country was Adolf Hitler born?
AustriaShow AnswerWhich blood type can be used as a match for all other blood types?
O-NegativeShow AnswerWhich two words are combined to make the company name Microsoft
Microcomputer SoftwareShow AnswerWhat is the traditional proclamation made when a king of England dies?
The King is dead. Long live the King.Show AnswerWhat is the longest mountain range in the world?
The AndesShow AnswerWhat three colors are the German flag?
Black, Red, YellowShow AnswerWhat three colors are the Armenian flag?
Red, Blue, OrangeShow AnswerFrom what fish does caviar come from?
SturgeonShow AnswerWhere is the deepest part of the oceans in the world located?
The Challenger Deep in the Mariana TrenchShow AnswerHow many Fahrenheit is zero Kelvins?
-459Show AnswerHow many Celsius is -40 Fahrenheit?
-40 CelsiusShow AnswerWhat is the name of the third planet from the Sun?
EarthShow AnswerHow many keys does a piano have?
88Show AnswerIn which city was Jesus Christ born?
BethlehemShow AnswerWho baptized Jesus Christ?
John the BaptistShow AnswerIn which river was Jesus Christ baptized?
Jordan RiverShow AnswerWhat is the longest movie ever made?
The Cure for InsomniaShow AnswerWhat is the first rule of Fight Club?
You do not talk about Fight ClubShow AnswerIn Citizen Kane, who or what is "Rosebud"?
A sledShow AnswerWhat is the oldest Christian nation?
ArmeniaShow AnswerHow old did Noah live to be?
950 years oldShow AnswerWhat is the name of the hill on top of which Jesus Christ was crusified?
GolgothaShow AnswerWho asked Pilate for Jesus Christ's body after the crusifixtion?
JosephShow AnswerIn what language was the original language in which the New Testament was written?
AramaicShow AnswerWhose ear was cut off at the time of Jesus Christ's arrest?
Malchus, the servant of the High PriestShow AnswerWho went to the tomb of Jesus Christ to anoint his body?
Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and SalomeShow AnswerWhat is the oldest Christian nation?
ArmeniaShow AnswerHow did the Three Magi know that Jesus Christ had been born?
They saw a new star appear in the heavensShow AnswerWhat is the name of the garden in which Jesus Christ was arrested?
Garden of GethsemaneShow AnswerWho was the author of A Christmas Carol?
Charles DickensShow AnswerWhat is the name of the sweet bread, from Italy, traditionally eaten during the Christmas season?
PanettoneShow AnswerWhat are the two other names for Santa Claus?
Saint Nick and Kris KringleShow AnswerIn which country did the tradition of the Christmas tree develop?
GermanyShow AnswerIn what year was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States?
1870Show AnswerFrom which country did eggnog originate?
EnglandShow AnswerWhat color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
WhiteShow AnswerWhat horoscope sign would you be if your birthday was on Christmas day?
CapricornShow AnswerWhat is the oldest system of laws?
The Code of HammurabiShow AnswerWhat is the first city to reach a population of 1 million?
RomeShow AnswerWhich founding father is known for his conspicuous signature on the Declaration of Independence?
John HancockShow AnswerWho was the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
Sir Robert WalpoleShow AnswerWhat is the shortest war to ever take place?
The Anglo-Zanzibar War, which lasted 38 minutes.Show AnswerWho invented Arabic numerals?
Indians. They are called Arabic numerals, because they were introduced to Europe through Arab mathematicians.Show AnswerWhich Ancient Greek historian is generally considered to be the 'Father of History'?
HerodotusShow AnswerWhich explorer was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?
Juan Sebastian ElcanoShow AnswerPrior to 1917 Finland was part of which country?
RussiaShow AnswerWho was the first US President to be impeached?
Andrew JohnsonShow AnswerWhich Greek philosopher had Alexander the Great as a pupil?
AristotleShow AnswerWho was the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom?
Margaret ThatcherShow AnswerAccording to legend, Romulus & Remus founded which city?
RomeShow AnswerWhat is the name of the nurse who became known for her selfless care of the wounded during The Crimean War?
Florence NightingaleShow AnswerSiddhartha Gautama is believed to be the founder of what major world religion?
BuddhismShow AnswerWhich movie earned Stanley Kubrick a Razzie for worst director?
The ShiningShow AnswerWhat is the name of Rocky Balboa's dog?
ButkusShow AnswerThe Shaw Redemption was based on a book written by which famous author?
Stephen KingShow AnswerWhat is the name of the school which Harry Potter attends?
HogwartsShow AnswerWho directed the movie Godfather?
Francis Ford CoppolaShow AnswerWho played the lead female role in the movie Titanic?
Kate WinsletShow AnswerWhat are the colors of the pills that Morpheus offers Neo in the movie Matrix?
Red and blueShow AnswerIn which 1984 movie did Linda Hamilton play the role of Sarah Connor?
TerminatorShow AnswerWhat is the World's oldest continuously inhabited city?
Damascus, SyriaShow AnswerIn which movie does Julia Roberts play a character named Vivian Ward?
Pretty WomanShow AnswerIn the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy who played the character of Gandalf?
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