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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?
K2What does REM stand for?
Rapid eye movementWhere is the Valley of the Kings located?
EgyptWho engineered the Eiffel Tower?
Gustave EiffelHow many seeds does a strawberry have?
Approximately 200What is the largest shark species?
Whale SharkWhat are the average daytime temperature on the planet Mercury?
Around 800 FahrenheitHow many bones does a newborn baby have?
Three HundredFrom what material were George Washington's false teeth made?
WoodWhat is the capital of Hungary?
BudapestIn which US state is Mount Rushmore located?
South DakotaIn which city is the statue Christ the Redeemer located?
Rio de JaneiroWhich is the highest possible hand in the game of poker?
Royal FlushWhich US city is known as 'The Big Easy'?
New OrleansFrom which country does William Tell hail?
SwitzerlandWhich artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
MichelangeloIn which city is the Forbidden City located?
BeijingWhat is the capital city of Jamaica?
KingstonWhat is the common word for trachea?
WindpipeWhich color moves second in a game of chess?
BlackWhat is the last letter of the Greek alphabet
OmegaWhich element has an atomic number of 1?
HydrogenIgneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary describe three type of what?
RockWhat is the name of the first satellite sent into space?
SputnikIn which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?
AtlanticWhat did the Wright brothers invent?
The AirplaneWhat is the largest lake in the world?
Caspian SeaIn which country is lake Sevan located?
ArmeniaOf 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?
ElephantsWhat is the process of electing a new Pope called?
Papal ConclaveIn which country is the Gobi desert located?
MongoliaWho wrote the novel 'Crime and Punishment'?
Fyodor DostoyevskyWhich classical composer wrote the Hungarian Dances?
Johannes BrahmsWho invented the Morse Code?
Samuel MorseWhat does acronym WHO stand for?
World Health OrganizationWhat does the acronym NASA stand for?
National Aeronautic and Space AdministrationIn which country is most of the Zagros mountain range located?
IranIn which country was Adolf Hitler born?
AustriaWhich blood type can be used as a match for all other blood types?
O-NegativeWhich two words are combined to make the company name Microsoft
Microcomputer SoftwareWhat 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 AndesWhat three colors are the German flag?
Black, Red, YellowWhat three colors are the Armenian flag?
Red, Blue, OrangeFrom what fish does caviar come from?
SturgeonWhere is the deepest part of the oceans in the world located?
The Challenger Deep in the Mariana TrenchHow many Fahrenheit is zero Kelvins?
-459How many Celsius is -40 Fahrenheit?
-40 CelsiusWhat is the name of the third planet from the Sun?
EarthHow many keys does a piano have?
88In which city was Jesus Christ born?
BethlehemWho baptized Jesus Christ?
John the BaptistIn which river was Jesus Christ baptized?
Jordan RiverWhat is the longest movie ever made?
The Cure for InsomniaWhat is the first rule of Fight Club?
You do not talk about Fight ClubIn Citizen Kane, who or what is "Rosebud"?
A sledWhat is the oldest Christian nation?
ArmeniaHow old did Noah live to be?
950 years oldWhat is the name of the hill on top of which Jesus Christ was crusified?
GolgothaWho asked Pilate for Jesus Christ's body after the crusifixtion?
JosephIn what language was the original language in which the New Testament was written?
AramaicWhose ear was cut off at the time of Jesus Christ's arrest?
Malchus, the servant of the High PriestWho went to the tomb of Jesus Christ to anoint his body?
Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and SalomeWhat is the oldest Christian nation?
ArmeniaHow did the Three Magi know that Jesus Christ had been born?
They saw a new star appear in the heavensWhat is the name of the garden in which Jesus Christ was arrested?
Garden of GethsemaneWho was the author of A Christmas Carol?
Charles DickensWhat is the name of the sweet bread, from Italy, traditionally eaten during the Christmas season?
PanettoneWhat are the two other names for Santa Claus?
Saint Nick and Kris KringleIn which country did the tradition of the Christmas tree develop?
GermanyIn what year was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States?
1870From which country did eggnog originate?
EnglandWhat color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?
WhiteWhat horoscope sign would you be if your birthday was on Christmas day?
CapricornWhat is the oldest system of laws?
The Code of HammurabiWhat is the first city to reach a population of 1 million?
RomeWhich founding father is known for his conspicuous signature on the Declaration of Independence?
John HancockWho was the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
Sir Robert WalpoleWhat 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'?
HerodotusWhich explorer was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?
Juan Sebastian ElcanoPrior to 1917 Finland was part of which country?
RussiaWho was the first US President to be impeached?
Andrew JohnsonWhich Greek philosopher had Alexander the Great as a pupil?
AristotleWho was the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom?
Margaret ThatcherAccording to legend, Romulus & Remus founded which city?
RomeWhat is the name of the nurse who became known for her selfless care of the wounded during The Crimean War?
Florence NightingaleSiddhartha Gautama is believed to be the founder of what major world religion?
BuddhismWhich movie earned Stanley Kubrick a Razzie for worst director?
The ShiningWhat is the name of Rocky Balboa's dog?
ButkusThe Shaw Redemption was based on a book written by which famous author?
Stephen KingWhat is the name of the school which Harry Potter attends?
HogwartsWho directed the movie Godfather?
Francis Ford CoppolaWho played the lead female role in the movie Titanic?
Kate WinsletWhat are the colors of the pills that Morpheus offers Neo in the movie Matrix?
Red and blueIn which 1984 movie did Linda Hamilton play the role of Sarah Connor?
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