99+ General Knowledge Quiz And Answers (FAQs)

General Knowledge Quiz And Answers: Anyone can benefit from such a broad knowledge base.

The most intelligent people are not always the best students in class but those who know a little about everything.

Excelling in a general knowledge quiz can earn you respect among your colleagues in class and your friends at home.

Thus, this article provides about 80 general knowledge questions and their answers that every college student should know.

General Knowledge Quiz And Answers

1. What is the name of the meat that is used to make coq au vin?Chicken
2. Hans Oersted discovered aluminum in what year?1825
 3. What is Chelsea Football Club’s nickname?The Blues
  4. In which year was the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s seven wonders, completed?1653
5. What is the name of the capital city of Portugal?Lisbon
  6. What is Sir Alex Ferguson’s middle name?Chapman
  7. What is the highest mountain in North America?Denali
  8. How many breaths are taken by the human body in 24 hours?20,000 daily  
9. Sculptor Alberto Giacometti hailed from which country?Switzerland
10. What is the color of cerulean?  Blue    
11. The roman numeral “D” represents which number?500
12. What is the chemical symbol for silver?Ag
13. The painting of the Mona Lisa is displayed at which place?The Louvre Museum, Paris, France
14. Kamehameha the Great was the ruler of which territory?Hawaii
15. What is the name of the smallest bird in the world?Bee Hummingbird
16. Who painted “The Water-Lily Pond” in 1899?Claude Monet
17. Tuxedo is named after what?New York Village
18. Tin cans were invented by whom?Peter Durand
19. Henri Matisse was from which country?France
20. According to “The 12 Days of Christmas,” what did my true love give to me on the second day?Two turtledoves
21. In karate, what color belt is ranked under the color black?Red
22. The Godfather was released in what year?1972
23. “Self Portrait with Two Circles” was painted by whom?Rembrandt van Rijn
24. The word “dollar” is derived from a word in which language?German
25. The Tampa Bay Rays, an American baseball team, play their home games where?Tropicana Field
26. The Statue of Liberty can be found in which country?The United States of America
27. String cheese is produced from which kind of cheese?Mozerella
28. The 1930 Commonwealth Games were hosted by which city?Hamilton, Canada
29. The Taj Mahal can be found in which country?India
30. Which country first had a written constitution?France

General Knowledge Quiz And Answers

31. Vietnam was colonized by which country?France
32. What is the number of players on a water polo team?Seven
33. Juche Tower can be found in which country??North Korea
34. A camel’s hump is made up of what?Fat
35. Diego Maradonna excelled in which sport?Football
36. Azadi Monument can be found in which country??Iran
37. The study of Sinology is centered on which country?China
38. What is the nickname of Arsenal Football Club?The Gunners
39. The Pyramids of Giza can be found in which country?Egypt
40. The Crusades were war-related with what?Religion
41. On which continent is the Kiwano fruit?Africa
42. Who was the winner of the 2012 Ladies’ Australian Open?Jonny Wilkinson
43. The Colosseum can be found in which country?Italy
44. What color will a boron-containing diamond have?Blue
45. James Naismith invented which sport?Baseball
46. The Sydney Harbour Bridge can be found in which country?Australia
47. The Balkans can be found on which continent?Europe
48. An octopus has how many hearts?Three
49. Angkor Wat can be found in which country?Cambodia
50. The first poles used in pole vaulting competitions were made of what type of material?Hardwood
51. What is the national emblem of the USA?Golden rod
52. What is the furthest that you can see with the naked eye?2.5 million light years
53. Stonehenge can be found in which country?United Kingdom
54. What is the capital city of Belgium?Brussels
55. William Shakespeare was born in which year?1564
56. The First World War ended in what year?1945
57. What is the largest molecule that makes up a part of the human body?Chromosome 1
58. What is the tallest mountain in the world?Mount Everest
59. The Second World War ended in which year?1945
60. What is the name of the closest planet to the sun?Mercury

General Knowledge Quiz And Answers

61. Wales is a country on which continent?Europe
62. The Beatles first visited the US in which year?1964
63. Michael Jackson died in which year?2009
64. What is the name of the smallest country on the globe?Vatican City
65. British singer Adele’s first record is known as what?Hometown Glory
66. Thriller was the best-selling album in which year?1983
67. The heart has how many valves?Four
68. Emma Raducanu was how old when she won the 2021 US Open?18 years
69. The Japanese spirit Sake is manufactured from which grain?Rice
70. What is the capital city of Italy?Rome
71. Heinz was established in what year?1869
72. Which singer was famously known as the “King of Pop”?Michael Jackson
73. The capital city of Egypt is called?Cairo
74. The capital city of Spain isMadrid
75. Which goalkeeper made the most appearances for England?Peter Shilton
76. The capital city of Chile is called?Santiago
77. What year did the Titanic sink?1912
78. Which English club is famously known as the “Red Devils”?Manchester United Football Club
79. What is the capital city of Colombia?Bogota
80. What is the number one tech firm in South Korea?Samsung

General Knowledge Quiz And Answers

81What is the smallest country in the world?Vatican City
82Which planet is known as the Red Planet?Mars
83Who invented the telephone?Alexander Graham Bell
84What is the hardest natural substance on Earth?Diamond
85Which ocean is the largest?Pacific Ocean
86What is the capital city of Spain?Madrid
87Who wrote “Romeo and Juliet”?William Shakespeare
88What is the main ingredient in traditional Japanese miso soup?Soybean paste
89Who painted the Mona Lisa?Leonardo da Vinci
90What is the largest mammal in the world?Blue Whale
91In which country did the Olympic Games originate?Greece
92What is the chemical symbol for gold?Au
93Who is known as the father of psychoanalysis?Sigmund Freud
94Which gas forms about 78% of the Earth’s atmosphere?Nitrogen
95What is the longest river in the world?Nile River
96Who is the author of “Pride and Prejudice”?Jane Austen
97Which planet has the most moons?Jupiter
98Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?Marie Curie
99What is the currency of Japan?Yen
100What language has the most words?English

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on General Knowledge Quiz And Answers

What is a quiz?

A quiz is a knowledge contest in which competitors answer questions about a given topic.

What is a fact about cake?

November 26 is National Cake Day. Middle English ‘kake’ became ‘cake’ related to pastry and tart. In the Middle Ages, cake meant a flat, hard-baked round of bread.

Who said first “Hello”?

The dictionary says that Thomas Edison popularized the word “hello.” He asked everyone who answered his phone to say “hello.”

What do you say after thank you?

You’re welcome


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