Best Trivia Questions – Online Trivia Quizzes

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Best Trivia Questions – Online Trivia Quizzes

 

Best Trivia Questions - Online Trivia Quizzes

 

Trivia Quiz

 

1. What does contrite mean?
Answer: Repentant.

 

2. In which country did the Sauna – hot steam bath, basically originate?
Answer: Finland.

 

3. Prudish Victorian England called a certain garment ‘Unmentionables’. What were they?
Answer: Trousers.

 

4. What was the basic step in the development of skyscrapers?
Answer: The invention of fire safety devices.

 

5. What is a dedicated computer?
Answer: It performs the particular kind of task assigned to it.

 

6. What is the meaning of inveigle?
Answer: To lead astray.

 

7. What is the meaning of impute?
Answer: Making someone responsible for something bad.

 

8. World’s largest passenger plane:
Answer: Super Jumbo A-380.

 

9. Super Jumbo A-380 can carry how many passengers?
Answer: 840.

 

10. The fourth largest earth quake in the world:
Answer: Tsunami which occurred in 2004 December 26th.

 

11. What is the meaning of the Japanese term ‘Tsunami’?
Answer: Harbour wave.

 

12. The concept of the zero existed; but who was the person who treated it as a number and made it the most important tool of mathematical calculation?
Answer: Brahmagupta.

 

13. What is the meaning of intransigence?
Answer: Stubbornness.

 

14. Who directed the group of scientists in the Manhattan Project which succeeded in creating the atom bomb in 1945?
Answer: J. Robert Oppenheimer.

 

15. Which insect has the largest number of species in the world?
Answer: Beetle.

 

Best Trivia Questions – Online Trivia Quizzes Part 2 (Questions 16-30)

 

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16. L-dopa is a drug to cure:
Answer: Parkinson’s disease.

 

17. The highest mountain peak in India:
Answer: Kangchenjunga.

 

18. Which is the world’s top oil-exporting country?
Answer: Saudi Arabia.

 

19. When did Russia join NATO?
Answer: 22nd June, 1994.

 

20. The magnitude and intensity of an earthquake is measured by the:
Answer: Richter Scale.

 

21. Who discovered the North Pole?
Answer: Robert Edwin Peary.

 

22. When did R.E. Peary discover the North Pole?
Answer: 6th April 1909.

 

23. What is the meaning of opprobrious?
Answer: Expressing scorn or abuse.

 

24. Bees cannot distinguish one colour, which?
Answer: Yellow.

 

25. Which is the deepest lake in the world?
Answer: Lake Baikal.

 

26. Whales often move together in the sea. What is a group of whales called?
Answer: A school.

 

27. Which king built the Tower of London?
Answer: William the conqueror.

 

28. In which European country is the city Strasbourg?
Answer: France.

 

29. Which detective is Inspector Ghote?
Answer: H.R.F. Keating.

 

30. Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, E = me2, was a theoretical formulation. How was it experimentally proved correct?
Answer: By a solar eclipse.

 

Best Trivia Questions – Online Trivia Quizzes Part 3 (Questions 31-50)

 

31. The walls of the stomach shows a series of contractions passing from the anterior to the posterior end, are called:
Answer: Peristaltic waves.

 

32. The boiling point of oxygen in degrees Celsius is about:
Answer: -183.

 

33. The Potter’s wheel is first used in:
Answer: Mesopotamia.

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34. When a rock falls from a cliff face, the agent of erosion is usually:
Answer: Gravity.

 

35. The Pakistan President (former) who was hanged to death in 1979?
Answer: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

 

36. Carlo Collodi wrote a story about a wooden puppet which became human. What is its title ?
Answer: The Adventures of Pinocchio.

 

37. The fourth time President of Korea:
Answer: Syngman Rhee.

 

38. Which is the modern scientific unit of work and energy?[CR][CR](Answer: one word.)
Answer: Joule.

 

39. The name of the place where ‘the pilgrim fathers’ first established their colony in North America:
Answer: New Plymouth.

 

40. In 1813, Simon Bolivar became President of which country?
Answer: Venezuela.

 

41. The immediate cause of the Second World War was:
Answer: Germany’s invasion of Poland.

 

42. Which country has the largest land area?
Answer: Russia.

 

43. It is said that pirates and sailors, in the days of sailing ships, wore a solid gold ear-ring for a special purpose. What was it ?
Answer: To pay for their burial at sea – in the event of an untimely death.

 

44. Which country occupies Western Sahara?
Answer: Morocco.

 

45. What is Caldera?
Answer: A large volcanic depression more or less circular in shape with exceptionally large diameter.

 

46. Outside of Paris, which city contains the most French-speaking people?
Answer: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

47. Which is the second leading cereal of the world?
Answer: Maize.

 

48. Which U.S. state was the result of “Seward’s Folly?”
Answer: Alaska.

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49. The tribal region of Bangladesh is called:
Answer: Chittagong Hill Tracts.

 

50. What is the world’s busiest international passenger route?
Answer: Hong Kong-Taipei.

 

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