World History

What ancient civilization is known for building the Great Pyramids of Giza?

A. Mayans    B. Mexicans

C. Aztec     D. Egyptians

D. Egyptians


To consider a band as a Big Band what is the minimum number of musicians to be needed?

A. 11    B. 21

C. 12    D. 10

D. 10


In Disney's "The Little Mermaid," who is the ruler of the underwater kingdom?

A. King Triton     B. Zeus 

C. King Kong     D. Mufasa

A. King Triton


In which country was the sport of curling invented?

A. Scotland     B. Canada
C. Sweden     D. Norway

A. Scotland


What is the smallest planet in our solar system?

A. Mercury    B. Pluto

C. Venus    D. Mars

A. Mercury


Which country did the french fries originate from?

A. France     B. USA
C. UK          D. Belgium

D. Belgium


Greenland was a colony of which country until 1981?

A. England    B. Denmark

C. France    D. South Africa

 B. Denmark


In an Orchestra, which is the largest brass section instrument?
A. Trumpet    B. Tenor

C. French horns  D. Tuba

D. Tuba


What year did Disneyland open?

A. 1955     B. 1960     

C. 1965     D. 1950

A. 1955


Who is the only player in NFL history to win five Super Bowl MVP awards as of 2021?

A. Joe Montana     B. Bart Starr 

C. Terry Bradshaw    D. Tom Brady

D. Tom Brady


What is the normal pH level of the human blood?

A. 7.40     B. 6.0

C. 13.5     D. 8.0

A. 7.40


Which food never rots and doesn’t require preservatives to keep fresh?

A. Tea     B. Honey     C. Peanuts     D. Oats

B. Honey


Julius Caesar was assassinated on 15 March 44 BC, a date now often known by what term?

A. Ramadan    B. Debunking Day

C. Memento Mori    D. Ides of March

D. Ides of March


Who originally recorded the classic ballad I Will Always Love You in 1973?

A. Dolly Parton    B. Whitney Houston

C. Kenny Rogers     D.  LeAnn Rimes 

A. Dolly Parton


What is the name of Wendy’s dog in Peter Pan?

A. Nana     B. Chance 

C. Marley      D. Rufio

A. Nana


Who holds the record for the most Grand Slam tennis titles won in the Open Era?

A. Roger Federer – 20 titles
B. Rafael Nadal – 20 titles
C. Novak Djokovic – 20 titles
D. Margaret Court – 24 titles

D. Margaret Court – 24 titles


What is the chemical symbol for the element gold?

A. Go     B. G

C. Ag    D. Au

D. Au


Which food contains the most calories per gram?

A. Chocolate      B. Chia seeds
C. Avocado        D. Pistachio

C. Avocado


What empire was founded by Genghis Khan and became the largest contiguous empire in history?

A. Mongol Empire    B. Indian Empire

C. British Empire    D. Persian Empire

A. Mongol Empire


Name the all-time bestselling movie soundtrack?
A. The Bodyguard     B. The Sound of Music

C. Tarzan    D. Singing in the Rain

A. The Bodyguard


Who was Bambi's rabbit pal?

A. Thumper    B. Peter

C. Fiver    D. Rick

A. Thumper


Who holds the record for the most NBA championships won?
A. Bill Russell     B. Sam Jones 

C. K. C. Jones      D. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

A. Bill Russell


What is the rarest blood type?

A. AB Negative     B. B Positive

C. O Negative    D. AB Positive

A. AB Negative


Gluten is found in which cereal grain?

A. Wheat     B. Oats

C. Maize     D. Barley

A. Wheat


In which decade did the Great Hunger strike Ireland?

A. 1940s    B. 1890s

C. 1840s    D. 1480s

C. 1840s


Puff the Magic Dragon lives in which place

A. Neverland    B. Asgard

C. Bristol    D. Hanalei

D. Hanalei


Who was Snow White's enemy?

A. The Evil Queen     B. Maleficent

C. Cruella De Vil     D. Scar

A. The Evil Queen


In which city are the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee located?

A. Lausanne, Switzerland     B. Geneva, Switzerland
C. Zurich, Switzerland     D. Basel, Switzerland

A. Lausanne, Switzerland


Which Apollo moon mission was the first to carry a lunar rover?

A. Apollo 11    B. Apollo 13

C. Apollo 15    D. Apollo 17

C. Apollo 15 


What type of pasta has a name meaning "little worms?"
A. Lasagna     B. Linguine
C. Vermicelli     D. Manicotti 

C. Vermicelli


By what nickname is Edward Teach better known?

A. Graybeard    B. Calico Jack

C. Blackbeard     D. Jack Sparrow

C. Blackbeard


The most played song on American radio during the 20th century was?
A. You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
B. Just Once in My Life
C. Danger Zone
D. Soul and Inspiration 

A. You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling


In the Disney classic "Beauty and the Beast," what is the name of the villainous hunter who seeks to marry Belle?

A. Lumière     B. Cogsworth

C. Gaston    D. Chip

C. Gaston


Who is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the NBA?

A. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 38,387 points
B. Karl Malone – 36,928 points
C. LeBron James – 35,367 points
D. Kobe Bryant – 33,643 points

A. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 38,387 points


How many bones do sharks have in their bodies?

A. 0         B. 4

C. 219     D. 407

A. 0


Which was the first fast-food restaurant to open an outlet in China?
A. Taco Bell    B. Subway    C. KFC     D. Mc Donald's



Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

A. Mikhail Gorbachev      B. Nikita Khrushchev

C. Vladimir Lenin      D. Joseph Stalin 

B. Nikita Khrushchev


In 1975 Bohemian Rhapsody was number one for nine weeks. It was finally knocked off the top slot by a song with a name that appears in the lyrics of Bohemian Rhapsody. Name the song and the band that ended Queen’s number one success.
A. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
B. Mamma Mia by Abba
C. Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
D. Mama by My Chemical Romance

B. Mamma Mia by Abba


What Disney animated film features a character named Kuzco, who is transformed into a llama?

A. Home on the Range     B. Treasure Planet

C. Black Stallion     D. The Emperor's New Groove

D. The Emperor's New Groove


Who holds the record for the most home runs in a single MLB season?

A. Barry Bonds – 73 home runs (2001)
B. Mark McGwire – 70 home runs (1998)
C. Sammy Sosa – 66 home runs (1998)
D. Babe Ruth – 60 home runs (1927)

A. Barry Bonds – 73 home runs (2001)


At what temperature are Celsius and Fahrenheit equal?

A. 40     B. 100

C. -100    D. -40

D. -40


Where was Chicken Tikka masala invented?
A. London, England     B. New Delhi, India
C. Glasgow, Scotland     D. Punjab, India

C. Glasgow, Scotland


Who famously duelled Alexander Hamilton on 11 July 1804, resulting in the founding father’s death?

A. Samuel Adams     B. Alexander Hamilton 

C. Aaron Burr     D. John Hancock

C. Aaron Burr


The Clawhammer is a playing style associated with an instrument, what is it?
A. Ukulele
B. Banjo
C. Mandolin
D. Fiddle 

B. Banjo


In Monsters, Inc. what do Mike and Sullivan collect in order to power the city?

A. Recycled paper     B. Children's screams

C.   Coal     D. Nuclear stuff

B. Children's screams


Who is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League?

A. Cristiano Ronaldo – 137 goals
B. Lionel Messi – 121 goals
C. Robert Lewandowski – 73 goals
D. Raúl González – 71 goals

A. Cristiano Ronaldo – 137 goals


What is the term for the study of the Earth's physical features, climate, and natural resources?

A. Geography    B. Microbiology

C. Geology    D. Anthropology

A. Geography


What is the salted roe of a sturgeon called?

A. Truffles     B. Saffron

C. Beluga      D. Caviar

D. Caviar


 What does the "Magna Carta” mean?

A. Royal Charter      B. Great Charter

C. Royal Map    D. Great Card

B. Great Charter


name the musical group that had the 1967 Top 10 single, “I Think We’re Alone Now”?
A. The Rascals
B. The Troggs
C. Tommy James and the Shondells
D. The Turtles 

C. Tommy James and the Shondells


What are the names of Cinderella’s stepsisters?

A. Anastasia and Drizella     B. Toulouse and Marie 

C. Anastasia and Dimitri     D. Anna And Elsa 

A. Anastasia and Drizella


Which NFL player holds the record for the most career touchdown receptions as of 2021?

A. Emmitt Smith    B. Jerry Rice

C. LaDainian Tomlinson      D. Randy Moss 

B. Jerry Rice


Tinnitus is a problem related to what body part?

A. Eye     B. Ear

C. Nose    D. Throat

B. Ear


Spanish cuisine features a dish named for a wide, shallow traditional pan used to cook the dish on an open fire. What is this dish?

A. Tapas     B. Paella

C. Malaga     D. Curry

B. Paella


What was the first toy to be advertised on television?

A. Mr. Potato Head     B. GI Joe

C. Operation     D. Barbie

A. Mr. Potato Head


The musical composition “Rhapsody in Blue was written by whom?
A. Leonard Bernstein
B. Cole Porter
C. Claude Debussy
D. George Gershwin

D. George Gershwin


What were Mickey Mouse's first words ever spoken?

A. All you need is a little bit of magic.    
B. Good times are here to stay.
C. What is a Hot dog?    
D. Our dancin' shoes will keep us light on our feet. 

C. What is a Hot dog?


Which NFL team won the first Super Bowl ever played?

A. Kansas City    B. Green Bay 

C. Oakland      D. New York

B. Green Bay 


What is the phenomenon where an object submerged in a fluid experiences an upward buoyant force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced?

A. Bernoulli's principle     B. Archimedes' principle
C. Pascal's law      D. Newton's Laws

B. Archimedes' principle


What is the term for the traditional Japanese method of grilling small skewers of meat or vegetables over charcoal?

A. Unagi      B. Yakitori

C. Onigiri     D.Omusubi

 B. Yakitori