There is so much more to knowledge that what you read in your textbooks. Many people only memorize what their coursebook says, and don’t pay attention to what is missing. It doesn’t necessarily mean that it won’t be covered in the exam. Everyone should be able to discuss a wide range of topics in order not to feel stupid when sitting in a discussion group.
Are you able to mix in with a group discussing topics that are not part of your school curriculum? These trivia questions and answers will test your general knowledge.
Interesting General Knowledge Trivia Facts
- Birds need gravity to swallow
- August has the highest percentage of births
- The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
- The 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English
- Did you know that the Hawaiian alphabets have 13 letters only
- All the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
- The average human brain contains around 78 percent water
- Australia was originally called New Holland
- The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet
- A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
General Knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers
Q. How many bones does your foot have?
Q. How many vocal chords does an average cat have?
Q. Which birds can fly backwards?
Q. What was the first MTV video played?
Q. Where was croissant invented?
Q. Who were the inventors of popcorn?
Q. How many legs does a dragonfly have?
Q. How many years does an average person spend sleeping?
Q. Where are French fries from?
Q. Which color is known to be the safest in cars?
Q. How many stars are the in Paramount Studios logo?
Q. What is the basic principle of Miss Universe Competition?
Q. Which section of United Nations Organization stands against the pollution?
Q. How many countries had sign in UNEP?
Q. What is the scientific name of lie detector which uses by the police for proving lies?
Q. What is the dot on top of the letter ‘i’ is called?
Q. Which democratic republic has given the right for ‘mercy killing’?
Q. Where is the longest highway tunnel of the world situated?
Q. Which woman is selected in US Senate firstly?
Q. Which country has the world’s one-fourth oil reserve?
Q. What is the old name of Taiwan?
Q. What is the most played board game?
Q. What is the 3rd past tense of the word ‘dare’?
Q. What material is Taj Mahal made of?
Q. At what age did Bill Gates began programming computers?
Q. How many rivers does Jamaica have?
Q. How long is the Great Wall of China?
Q. Which is the largest moon of the solar system?
Q. Who is the author of A Brief History of Time?
Q. Which country has the largest number of post offices?
Q. How many breaths does an average person takes daily?
Q. What is the hardest natural substance?
Q. What is a group of Rhinos called?
Q. What is the maximum number of folds you can fold a paper in?
Q. Where was titanic built?
Q. How many rooms does Buckingham Palace have approximately?
Q. What is the lifespan of a squirrel?
Q. Which country consumes the most Coca-Cola?
Q. How much saliva does your mouth produces in a day?
Q. How much loss of water by body indicates thirst?
Q. What species of dogs is the smallest?
Q. How many teeth does an African Elephant have?
Q. What percent of the world population is female?
Q. Why is wine sold in tinted bottles?
Q. When was the first English dictionary written?
Q. When was the dollar sign ($) introduced?
Q. Which body part has the most active muscles?
Q. Which vitamin does rain contain?
Q. What is a honeybee’s top speed of flying?
Q. How many bones does your head contain?
Q. What is the colored part of your eye called?
Q. How fast does a Cheetah run?
Q. Name the mammal that can fly?
Q. How long can a snail sleep in one go?
Q. How many countries does Germany share borders with?
Q. What is the old name of Hawaii?
Q. How many steps does Eiffel Tower has?
Q. In dice, what is the sum of opposite sides?
Q. Where were the first sailing boats made?
Q. What is the first international hotel chain?
Q. Which country is known as ‘Economic Power House of Europe’?
Q. In which year did Hawaii became a part of the US?
Q. How many years in 1 gigayear?
Q. What is the Moon’s diameter?
Q. When was New York’s Central Park opened?
Q. What was the subject of the first printed book in England?
Q. What does EMI stand for in EMI awards?
Q. Which side of the brain do you use when recognizing a person’s face?
Q. How many sweat glands does 1 square inch of human skin contain?
Q. What is your normal body temperature?
Q. Where are the red blood cells produced?
Q. How many weeks does it take to shed a whole human skin?
Q. When was the revolving door invented?
Q. Which tool is used to measure blood pressure?
Q. How old was Sir Isaac Newton when he discovered law of gravity?