Complete Trivia Question List

Hard

When was the first Wimbledon Championship held?

Show Answer

Answer: 1877
More information: In 1877, the very first of the Wimbledon Championship took place on the 7th of July in Wimbledon, London. Spencer Gore was the winner of that tournament after he defeated William Marshall.

Easy

What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?

Show Answer

Answer: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
More information: The Statue of Liberty was made to express the friendship and shared values between France and the United States. The work was planned as a gift from the French to America on the one hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

Medium

How many elevators does the Empire State Building have?

Show Answer

Answer: 73
More information: The Empire State Building has 73 elevators and 1,860 steps leading from the main floor to the 102nd floor. It took one year and 45 days to build the Empire State Building.

Medium

Lei Day is a special May Day celebration held in which of America's states?

Show Answer

Answer: Hawaii
More information: There is perhaps no part of the United States which celebrates May Day as colorfully as Hawaii, since 1 May also serves as Lei Day when the culture of all of the different Hawaiian islands are recognized.

VeryHard

In 1948, which NBA basketball team did the Harlem Globetrotters defeat which eventually helped break the NBA's color barrier?

Show Answer

Answer: Minneapolis Lakers
More information: The reason the Harlem Globetrotters are said to have become a comedy act is because they were so dominant in basketball, being on a 102-game winning streak when matching up against the Minneapolis Lakers in 1948, that they eventually started goofing off just for fun. The Globetrotters' two-point victory helped in solidifying the fact that African-Americans, who were not allowed in the NBA at the time, were viable professional basketball athletes.

Easy

The supervillain known as The Joker is the archenemy of which superhero?

Show Answer

Answer: Batman
More information: Despite having no superpowers, the Joker is one of Batman's greatest adversaries.

Medium

How long is an eon in geology?

Show Answer

Answer: A billion years
More information: Generally, an eon actually often refers to an indefinite amount of time

Easy

What is professional wrestler, John Cena, catch phrase?

Show Answer

Answer: You can't see me!
More information: John Cena is a professional wrestler who is signed with WWE. He is also a professional rapper, actor, and television host.

Easy

Which Biblical figure does Christmas celebrate the birthday of?

Show Answer

Answer: Jesus Christ
More information: Christmas is a holiday based on celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Medium

Which NFL team has the longest season-ticket waiting list?

Show Answer

Answer: Green Bay Packers
More information: The Green Bay Packers' waiting list to purchase season tickets has over 100,000 names, and the current wait is approximately 30 years. Part of the reason is that season-ticket holders can pass such down to their heirs.

Medium

What is the name of the peripheral device that can be plugged into a Nintendo 64 controller to make it vibrate?

Show Answer

Answer: Rumble Pak
More information: Nintendo also released the Rumble Pak for a number of its handheld game systems.

Easy

How many US Supreme Court justices are there?

Show Answer

Answer: 9
More information: There have been nine justices since 1869. The U.S. Supreme Court hears about 80 court cases a year.

Hard

Which country ranked number-one in the UN World Happiness Report of 2018?

Show Answer

Answer: Finland
More information: The 2018 World Happiness Report, which is related to the International Day of Happiness, ranked Finland as the happiest country on Earth followed respectively by Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

Hard

Flour cooked together with fat is known as what?

Show Answer

Answer: Roux
More information: Originating from France, roux is usually composed of equal parts flour and fat and is used to thicken soups and sauces.

Easy

R. Kelly's unforgettable "I Believe I Can Fly" was originally featured on the soundtrack of which movie?

Show Answer

Answer: Space Jam
More information: The soundtrack of Space Jam - a 1996 film featuring basketball star Michael Jordan and cartoon star Bugs Bunny - included Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly", perhaps the most-inspirational song to come out in the 1990's.

Medium

Who wrote the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", published in 1960?

Show Answer

Answer: Harper Lee
More information: Real name Nelle Harper Lee, published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. She was born in Monroeville, Alabama and lived out her whole life there. To date, 40 million copies of "To Kill a Mockingbird" have been sold.

Hard

In 1919, 21 people were killed in Boston due to a flood of what?

Show Answer

Answer: Molasses
More information: The Boston Molasses Disaster or Great Molasses Flood was due to a storage tank containing in excess of two million gallons of the sticky liquid bursting, resulting in a giant wave of molasses which traveled at over 30 mph!

Hard

The Tbilisi Rock Festival was a famous musical event held In which country?

Show Answer

Answer: Soviet Union
More information: The Tbilisi Rock Festival was the first official music event of its kind in the Soviet Union when it was held in 1980. As such, it marked a significant date in the history of Soviet/Russian rock music.



Other Categories



Subscribe to Newsletter

We'll send you weekly trivia and other fun stuff!


© TriviaQuestionsNow.com
Privacy Policy