General trivia questions are great when you wish to turn a boring day into an interesting battle of wits. General trivia questions regarding facts are a fantastic way to get friends, family, and crew giggling and mind-searching even if they have no clue about the Answers they should give. They are not just interesting, they are also a great way to test knowledge regarding a variety of topics, keep people engaged, and learn more about the world.
They are as simple as asking people general questions, which is often done in normal conversations. Here are some of the questions you can ask anyone;
Fun General Trivia Questions
- Oprah Winfrey has how many children?
- What is the diameter of the earth?
Answer. 12,756 km
- What is milk punch?
Answer. Milk punch is a drink made with brandy or bourbon, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract.
- Which ornament is found on the tip each elf’s shoes?
Answer. Golden bells
- A year has how many weeks?
Answer. 52 weeks
- A month has how many full weeks?
- Who played Neo in The Matrix?
Answer. Keanu Reeves
- Which Christmas patron saint is commemorated on the 26th of December?
Answer. Saint Stephen
- The first episode of South Park was aired in which year?
Answer. In 1997
- The human body is made up of many bones, which one is the largest?
- Christmas Dinner for the ancient Turkish involved a pig’s head stifled mustard. True or False:
- In “Twas the Night before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore, children envisioned what delicious food while a sleep?
- The United States has how many national parks?
Answer. 63 National parks
- What is the symbol of calcium?
- What is the role of the hypothalamus?
Answer. To link the nervous system to the endocrine (hormonal) system through the pituitary gland.
- How many turkeys were bought at Christmas in United Kingdom 2013?
Answer. 10 million turkeys
- ‘Bûche de Noël’ is a common food in France eaten at Christmas. Which food is this?
Answer. A sponge cake and buttercream roulade
- In a healthy state, the heart beats how many times in a minute?
Answer. 60 – 100 beats per minute
- Which desert is the largest in the world?
Answer. The Antarctic desert
- William Shakespeare was born in which year?
Answer. In April 1564
- What is the only US state that begins with the letter P?
- Which letter comes first on a type writer?
- Who was the Spanish sculptor, artist, and draughtsman and the founder of the Cubist movement?
Answer. Georges Braque
- In a website browser, initials “WWW” stands for?
Answer. World Wide Web
- In the Mexican city of Oaxaca, Noche de rábanos is observed on 23rd December. Name the food by which this festival got its name?
- What drink relieves you if you had ‘Glühwein’?
Answer. A Pinot Noir, Merlot or Spätburgunder
- Atoms are tightly packed in what type of matter?
- What is the color of your blood?
Answer. Dark red
- Is Pluto a planet or not?
- Which one of the US Stata passed legislations that prohibits its people from eating what kind of food using a fork?
Answer. Fried chicken
- Roads in Iceland were redirected to avoid interfering with communities of what?
- The term “vomit” was developed by who?
Answer. William Shakespeare
- Traditionally, which spirit had to be combined with butter before being consumed at Christmas?
- Which bread originating from Milan is traditionally eaten in many European countries including Italy at Christmas?
- Why does an object come down when it is thrown up?
Answer. It comes down because of the force of gravity.
- Mickeys is used to measure what?
Answer. The speed of computer mouse.
- What is a computer?
Answer. A computer is an electronic device for storing and processing data especially in binary form, basing on instructions given to it in a variable program.
- What is the length of an Olympic swimming Pool?
Answer. 50 Metres
- The cities of Adelaide, Brisbane, and Perth are found in which country?
- Most stop signs are generally placed in which geometric shape?
Answer. Octagonal shape
- Cynophobia refers to what?
Answer. An irrational fear of dogs
- An imperative sentence ends on which punctuation mark?
Answer. Full stop
- The Pacific Ocean was named by which explorer?
Answer. Ferdinand Magellan
- The total number of languages known to be written from Right to Left is?
- Which countries use the shilling as a currency?
Answer. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia and Somaliland
- Who is the founder of eBay?
Answer. Pierre Omidyar
- The world has witnessed an increased number women winning the Nobel Prize. Which woman won it first in 1903?
Answer. Marie Curie
- Which person wrote the first dictionary?
Answer. Robert Cawdrey
- Which religious group worships Krishna?
- In which year was the Berlin Wall separating the East Germany from West Germany demolished?
- The word “moon” is called what in Arabic language?
- I am proud to be the first female pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean alone?
Answer. Amelia Earhart
- What’s the rarest M&M food appearance?
- What’s the ordinary name for dried plums?
- This nation uses more Chocolate than any other in the world.
- How do we call the Indian food that is cooked in clay oven over charcoal?
Answer. Tandoori cookery
- What is the name for the first mild beverage ever to be introduced in space?
Answer. Coca cola
- Which edible food cannot get bad?
- Ice cream was invented on which country?
- Gouda cheese originated from which country?
- Which toy was first apprised on TV?
Answer. Mr. Potato Head
- Which TV series on American television network first showed interracial kiss?
Answer. Star Trek
- Remember the TV series “Golden Girls” aired from 1985 to 1992? Who were the four missing characters?
Answer. Betty White, Estelle Getty, Rue McClanhan, Beatrice Arthur and Rue McClanahan
- Who developed Sherlock Holmes?
Answer. Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle.
- What comes on your mind the time you hear the name John Legend?
Answer. The All of Me hit song
- Which US festival brought together over 350,000 fans in the year 1969?
- Which music single is the biggest selling of all time?
Answer. White Christmas by Irvying Berlin
- Which nations have participated in all the modern-day Olympics?
Answer. Australia, France, Greece, Switzerland, Great Britain. Canada, United States of America
- Between Venus Williams and Serena Williams, who has managed to win more tennis grand slam titles than the other?
Answer. Serena Williams
- The first World Cup was won by which country?
- Which gymnast was the first one to earn a perfect 10 score?
Answer. Romanian Nadia
- Terms such as wipe, floater and dump are used in which kind of sport?
- Which female driver became the first woman to earn points in a Grand Prix?
Answer. Lella Lombardi
- Which continent has the largest geographical size than the rest?
- Area 51 is a place found in which U’S State?