2022 Ultimate General Knowledge Quiz: 150 Fun Questions and Answers

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Welcome to our ultimate general knowledge quiz. We have assembled over 150 common knowledge questions from our daily trivia quizzes and weekly current events quizzes to form this ultimate current knowledge test. Each time you take the test, you get a new set of 21 questions – So expect different topics each time you take this quiz! 

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1. Who originally authored The Hunchback of Notre Dame?

Image: Aimé de Lemud, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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2. What’s the capital of Myanmar?

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3. Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

Image: Lego

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4. How old is Prince William?

Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter

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5. What was the first American fast-food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union?

Photo: Zac Allan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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6. Where is the Houthi movement based?

Screenshot: Rise of the Houthis / BBC News on YouTube

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7. What’s in the picture?

Image: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI

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8. Who is currently third in line to the British throne?

Photo: Duchess of Cambridge / The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter

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9. Who’s considered the “Mother of American modernism”?

Image: Georgia O’Keeffe. Spring, 1948. Gift of The Burnett Foundation © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. 

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10. As of Oct. 2022, what’s the size of the Antarctic ozone hole?

Image: NASA Ozone Watch

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11. How high is Mount Everest?

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12. What’s Europe’s largest land animal?

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13. What flag is this?

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14. What is the Havana Syndrome?

Photo: Alberto Korda, via Wikimedia Commons

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15. What’s the common name for a completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart?

Photo: Alan Turing Statue by Colin Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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16. How high is the Eiffel Tower?

Screenshot: France 24 on YouTube.

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17. What’s NFT art?

Image: Beeple | The First 5000 Days / Christies.com

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18. Where did Russian novelist Mikhail Bulgakov and his family spend their summers?

Photo: Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, Moscow.

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19. Which London monument has been officially known as the Elizabeth Tower since 2012?

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20. What happened in Fukushima?

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21. What’s NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope?

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What’s the approximate speed of sound?

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
About 575 mph, or 930 km/h.
About 767 mph, or 1,234 km/h.
About 1,800 mph, or 2,900 km/h.
About 671 million mph, or 1,080 million km/h.

How high is Mount Everest?

Photo: No machine-readable author provided. Fabien1309 assumed (based on copyright claims)., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
884,886 meters (2,903,200 feet)
88,488.6 meters (290,320 feet)
8,848.86 meters (29,032 feet)
884.8 meters (2,903 feet)

Where was environmental activist Greta Thunberg born?

Photo: Lëa-Kim Châteauneuf, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oslo, Norway
Stockholm, Sweden
Helsinki, Finland

When was Wikipedia launched?

1998
2001
2005
2008

Which character appeared first on the big screen: Godzilla or King Kong?

Godzilla.
King Kong.
Both appeared together in the original movie.

Can you name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s children?

Screenshot: ET Canada on YouTube

 

North and Saint.
North, Chicago, and Saint.
North, Saint, and Psalm.
North, Chicago, Saint, and Psalm.
2
3
4
5

How old was Princess Diana when she died?

Photo: John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com from Laurel Maryland, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
26
32
36
42

Dr. Seuss was a doctor (Ph.D.) of what?

Photo: Al Ravenna, New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Medicine.
Literature.
Education.
He wasn’t a real doctor.

What’s the capital of Myanmar?

Photo: OneNews, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Naypyidaw
Burma
Phnom Penh
Kuala Lumpur
A form of digital art.
A digital art piece with a unique sellable identity.
Neutrally Financed Tangible art.
Neural Funnel Tunnel art.

Who is the most honored woman in the history of the Grammy awards?

Screenshot: CBS
Alison Krauss.
Beyoncé.
Ella Fitzgerald.
Adele.

What happened in Fukushima?

A radioactive leak during a safety drill.
A tsunami hit a nuclear plant.
A nuclear bomb explosion.
A kamikaze attack.

Who painted the famous Le Bassin Aux Nymphéas?

Le Bassin Aux Nymphéas, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Claude Monet
Édouard Manet
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Paul Cézanne

Who committed the Armenian genocide during World War I?

Photo: Yerevantsi, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Ottoman Empire.
The Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The Russian Empire.
The Roman Empire.

In his first address to congress as a president, President Joe Biden said some words, “No president has ever said.” Which were they?

Screenshot: CNBC
“When I was vice president.”
“Madam House Speaker.”
“Madam Vice President.”
"Gun violence has become an epidemic in America."

Who wrote the famous “A Brief History of Time”?

Richard Dawkins.
Stephen Hawking.
Yuval Noah Harari.
Charles Darwin.

Who is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner?

Peace activist Betty Williams.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai.
Australian-British physicist Lawrence Bragg.
German physicist Werner Heisenberg.

What is “Montjoie Saint Denis!”?

Photo: U.S Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The French Revolution motto.
The old Kingdom of France battle cry.
A French cry of surprise or happiness.
Napoleon’s motto.

In which architectural style was New York’s Radio City Music Hall designed?

Photo: Rodri, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
English Gothic.
Art Deco.
Baroque.
International Style.

What Is a Megadrought?

Photo: John McColgan, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Fire Service, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
A heat wave that lasts for days.
A heat wave that lasts for weeks.
A period of extreme dryness that lasts for months.
A period of extreme dryness that lasts for decades.

Where was The Doors singer Jim Morrison buried?

Photo: Elektra Records, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Paris, France.
New York City.
Melbourne, Australia.
Dublin, Ireland.

Which country was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean?

Image: Guillaume Guillon-Lethière, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The Dominican Republic.
Haiti.
Guatemala.
Cuba.

Who or what is the Iron Lady (La Dame de Fer) of Paris?

Photo: Getfunky Paris, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Eiffel Tower.
Brigitte Macron.
The Jeanne d'Arc statue.
Marine Le Pen.

What is the Pegasus software?

Image: Johannes Hevelius, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Government quality spyware.
Privately operated ransomware.
Malware protection software.
A VPN service.

What was the average life expectancy in the US in 2021?

69 Years.
76 years.
83 Years.
90 Years.

What is the Havana Syndrome?

Photo: Alberto Korda, via Wikimedia Commons
A virus infection hurting the immune system.
A mysterious attack on U.S. diplomats.
It’s when hostages bond with their captors.
It’s when people visiting Cuba start believing they’re Che Guevara.

Where is the world's largest coral reef system?

Photo: Toby Hudson, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Mexico.
Philippines.
Australia.
United States.

Which soul-queen is responsible for the classic hit “Respect”?

Photo: Atlantic Records, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Aretha Franklin.
Diana Ross.
Nina Simone.
Tina Turner.

What type of disease is multiple sclerosis?

Screenshot: Dead to Me / Netflix
An infectious disease.
An autoimmune disease.
A cancer type.
A skin condition.

Kabul is the capital of which country?

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah Coger, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Uzbekistan.
Kazakhstan.
Afghanistan.
Pakistan.

What is the world’s largest music company?

Photo: dr_zoidberg, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Warner Music Group.
Universal Music Group.
Sony Music Entertainment.
Geffen Records.

What was the United State's longest war?

Photo: English: Cpl. Reece Lodder, U.S. Marine Corps, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The Vietnam war.
The Afghanistan war.
The Gulf war.
The civil war.

Which country does Viktor Orban lead?

Photo: Elekes Andor, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Italy.
Bulgaria.
Iran.
Hungary.

The Koalas belong to the same animal kingdom as which animal?

Photo: Till Niermann, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Bears.
Kangaroos.
Elephants.
Rabbits.

Who is the wealthiest female musician in the world in 2021?

Screenshot: Fenty Beauty By Rihanna on YouTube
Beyoncé.
Mariah Carey.
Lady Gaga.
Rihanna.

How much of the world’s population live in urban areas?

Image: Original from NASA. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel., CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
More than half the world’s population.
About 25% of the world’s population.
About 10% of the world’s population.
About 1% of the world’s population.

What is Coral Bleaching?

Photo: Matt Kieffer from London, United Kingdom, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A disinfector for home use.
The main reason for the world’s corals disappearing.
An Eco-Friendly household cleaning product.
A fabric pattern.

What’s the meaning of the word Metaverse?

Screenshot: The Matrix Resurrections / Warner Bros. Pictures
The concept of parallel universes.
An analogy.
Multiple fictional stories that occur in the same environment.
Virtual meeting spaces.

What’s Spencer Tunick best known for?

Photo: Jalisco Campus Party, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Large-scale landscape photos.
Large-scale nude photoshoots.
Black and white pictures featuring himself.
Composing music for TV and Films.

What’s Kanye West’s full official name?

Screenshot: Kanye West - 24 (Official Video)
Ye.
Yeezy.
Kanye Saint Pablo West.
Kanye Omari Saint Pablo Yeezus West.

Who was Andrei Sakharov?

Photo: Re2000, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Former Premier of the Soviet Union.
A Soviet nuclear physicist.
A Russian novelist.
A Russian Marxist revolutionary.

La Paz is the capital of which country?

Photo: Caleidoscopic, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Peru.
Chile.
Bolivia.
Ecuador.

Which country did the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos rule?

Photo: SSGT Marvin D. Lynchard, USAF, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Nepal.
Philippines.
Malaysia.
Argentina.

What’s the title of The Beatles’ final studio album?

Screenshot: The Beatles: Get Back / Disney +
Get Back.
Abbey Road.
Let It Be.
The Beatles.

What is the most expensive artwork by a Latin American artist ever sold?

Image: Sotheby’s on Twitter
Diego Rivera’s “The Rivals”.
Rufino Tamayo’s “The Troubadour”.
Frida Kahlo’s “Two Nudes in a Forest”.
Frida Kahlo’s “Diego and I”.

Which rodent is a national symbol of Canada?

Photo: Deborah Freeman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Red squirrel.
Pine marten.
The deer mouse.
Beaver.

Which country hosts the 2022 Winter Olympics?

Photo: N509FZ, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
China.
Russia.
Belarus.
North Korea.

In the Greek alphabet, which letter precedes Omicron?

Photo: Houghton Library, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Mu.
Nu.
Xi.
Omega.

Where did Catherine the Great rule?

Photo: Dmitry Levitzky, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The Roman Empire.
France.
The British Empire.
Russia.

Who was Bill Clinton running against in the 1996 US Presidential elections?

Photo: White House Photograph Office (Clinton Administration), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Bob Dole.
Dan Quayle.
Newt Gingrich.
Al Gore.

What was Lucy's last name in the classic American sitcom "I Love Lucy"?

Photo: CBS Television, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized
Ball.
Arnaz.
Ricardo.
Romalotti.

Which is the only G7 country that does NOT fully recognize same-sex marriage?

Photo: White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Italy.
Japan.
France.
Germany.

She’s the novelist who wrote Interview With the Vampire.

Screenshot: Interview with a Vampire / Warner Bros.
Mary Shelley,
Anne Rice.
Ann Radcliffe.
Virginia Woolf.

Who was Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2021?

Screenshot: Time.com
Elon Musk.
Jeff Bezos.
Mark Zuckerberg.
Nikola Tesla.

What was Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu most famous for in the Eighties?

Photo: the University of Mount Union, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Campaigning to end South African apartheid.
Being South Africa’s leader in exile.
Being South Africa’s first Black president.
Being the leader in the American civil rights movement.

What’s NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope?

Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The first space telescope ever made.
The largest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
The smallest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
The first telescope stationed on Mars.

He was the original host of "America's Funniest Home Videos."

Bob Saget.
Bill Cosby.
Dave Coulier.
John Stamos.

Which British monarch reigned the longest?

Photo: Rabax63, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Queen Victoria.
King George III.
Queen Elizabeth II.
King Edward VIII.

He was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Photo: National Archives at College Park, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, colorized.
Denzel Washington.
Morgan Freeman.
Harry Belafonte.
Sidney Poitier.

Who's considered the "Mother of American modernism"?

Image: Georgia O'Keeffe. Spring, 1948. Gift of The Burnett Foundation © Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. 
Helen Frankenthaler.
Louise Bourgeois.
Agnes Martin.
Georgia O'Keeffe.

Where is Gruyere cheese traditionally made?

Photo: Ailura, CC BY-SA 3.0 AT, CC BY-SA 3.0 AT, via Wikimedia Commons
Switzerland.
Germany.
The Netherlands.
France.

What’s endometriosis?

Photo: @amyschumer on Instagram 
A condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break.
A disorder in which the tissue lining the uterus or womb exists outside the uterus.
An abnormal twisting and curvature of the spine.
A bacterial infection spread through inhaling droplets from the coughs of an infected person.

What’s a solar flare?

Photo: NASA/SDO
An eco-friendly way to produce electricity.
A star system.
A powerful burst of energy from the Sun.
The color one gets when staying too long in the Sun.

Who's considered the United Kingdom's richest living artist?

Photo: Andrew Russeth, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Damien Hirst.
Anish Kapoor.
Banksy.
Marc Quinn.

Complete the 1993 song title: "I'd Do Anything for Love…."

Screenshot: Meat Loaf on YouTube
“...(But Not Like That.)”
“...(But I Won't Do That.)"
“...(Now, I Owe You That.)”
“...(If You were A Bat.)”

Which movie features the song "We Don't Talk About Bruno"?

Screenshot: Disney
In the Heights.
Soul.
Luka.
Encanto.

What flag is this?

The Aboriginal flag.
The Belgian flag.
The German flag.
The Angolan flag.

Which oceanic mammal doesn’t belong on this list?

Screenshot: Nat Geo Wild on YouTube
Orca (killer whale).
Blue whale.
Fin whale.
Gray whale.

What’s Wordle?

A dictionary app.
A viral online wordplay game.
An anonymous messaging app.
A board game.

How many Super Bowl titles did Tom Brady win in his career?

Screenshot: NFL on YouTube
7.
6.
5.
4.

Where is the Houthi movement based?

Screenshot: Rise of the Houthis / BBC News on YouTube
The United Arab Emirates.
Afghanistan.
Yemen.
Turkey.

What gives a boiled ham its pink color?

Photo: Nikodem Nijaki, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Nitrite salts.
Blood.
Artificial colors.
Sodium chloride.

Who’s Peter Thiel?

Screenshot: Atlas Society on YouTube.
Coach and speaker, known for his infomercials and self-help books.
Billionaire and advisor to former President Donald Trump.
Former American football quarterback.
New York’s ex-governor.

On X-Men, which character does Patrick Stewart play?

Screenshot: X-Men
Professor X.
Magneto.
Dr. Manhattan.
Jean-Luc Picard.

When were 3G networks first introduced in the US?

Photo: Ianaré Sévi, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
1992.
1998.
2002.
2008.

What’s Cryolipolysis?

Photo: PEOPLE
Fat removal by suction.
Fat removal by ultrasound waves.
Fat removal by freezing.
Fat removal by low-level laser light.

What’s the longest-running children’s animated series on American television?

Screenshot: PBS Kids
Adventure Time.
SpongeBob SquarePants.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Arthur.

What’s this?

Photo: Jafd88, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Feather flowers.
A Fabergé egg.
Terrazzo.
Tole painting.

Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first what?

Photo: White House, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Supreme Court justice without Juris Doctor from Harvard or Yale.
Black female justice in the US Supreme Court.
Supreme Court justice without an Ivy League degree.
Supreme Court justice confirmed without a single vote from the Senate minority party.

What’s Florida’s Don’t Say Gay bill?

A bill that limits discussion of homosexuality and gender identity in schools.
A bill that prohibits the use of the term gay as a slur.
A bill that forbids asking a person about his gender identity in job interviews.
A bill that replaces the term gay with LGBTQ+ in official papers.

LeBron James became the only NBA player to hit which milestone?

Screenshot: NBA on YouTube
10k-10k-10k.
20k-20k-20k.
30k-30k-30k.
40k-40k-40k.

What does the R stand for in Elizabeth R?

Photo: Royal Navy, OGL 3, via Wikimedia Commons
Regina.
Ruth.
Rhiannon.
Reagan.

How high is the Eiffel Tower?

Screenshot: France 24 on YouTube.
320 meters.
330 meters.
230 meters.
220 meters.

Who painted Shot Sage Blue Marilyn?

Image via Christie’s.
Andy Warhol.
Roy Lichtenstein.
Keith Haring.
Jackson Pollock.

Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?

Photo: United States Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Janet Reno.
Madeleine Albright.
Hillary Clinton.
Condoleezza Rice.

What’s alopecia?

Screenshot: 94th Academy Awards / ABC
A state of tiredness.
Skeletal muscle weakness.
Blood cell deficiency.
Hair loss.

Who's Twitter's largest shareholder?

Screenshot: The Babylon Bee on YouTube
Jack Dorsey.
Elon Musk.
Mutual-fund company Vanguard.
Mark Zuckerberg.

Where did Russian novelist Mikhail Bulgakov and his family spend their summers?

Photo: Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, Moscow.
Bucha, Ukraine.
Crimea, Ukraine.
Moscow Region, Russia.
Ryazan Region, Russia.

What was the Russian cruiser Moskva?

Image: Boris Groh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
A six-passenger monoplane.
A type of tank.
A long-distance sailing yacht.
A guided-missile cruiser.

What's a Wok?

Photo: FiveRings, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A large pot for cooking over an open fire originated in the Bronze Age.
A thick-walled cooking pot with a tight lid originated in the Netherlands.
A deep round-bottomed cooking pot originated in China.
An automated kitchen appliance designed to prepare rice originated in Japan.

What was Jennifer Grey's character name on 1987's Dirty Dancing?

Screenshot: Dirty Dancing / Vestron Pictures
Babe.
Baby.
Barb.
Barbie.

Who is currently third in line to the British throne?

Photo: Duchess of Cambridge / The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter
Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
Princess Beatrice.
Princess Eugenie.
Princess Charlotte.

In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?

Photo: Jarek Tuszyński / CC-BY-SA-3.0 & GDFL, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
A Supreme Court case that legalized gun sales nationwide.
A California Supreme Court case that legalized cannabis sales statewide.
A California Supreme Court case that legalized homosexuality statewide.

When was the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC built?

Photo: Carlos Delgado, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
1809.
1865.
1885.
1922.

What is the world's largest penguin?

Photo: Denis Luyten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The emperor penguin.
The king penguin.
The Galápagos penguin.
The royal penguin.

Which bloc was Sweden a part of during the cold war?

Photo: Fredrik Rubensson from Stockholm, Sweden, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Eastern Bloc.
The Western Bloc.
The European Union.
They kept neutral.

What was the first American fast-food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union?

Photo: Zac Allan, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
McDonald’s.
Burger King.
KFC.
Pizza Hut.

Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

Image: Lego
Starry Night Over the Rhône.
The Starry Night.
Café Terrace at Night.
Irises.

Who authored The Handmaid's Tale?

Image: The Handmaid’s Tale book cover
Virginia Woolf.
Margaret Atwood.
George Orwell.
George Eliot.

What's "status quo ante"?

Photo: U.S. Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
The desired state of affairs.
The new state of affairs.
The existing state of affairs.
The previous state of affairs.

Which 80s singing sensation originally performed "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)"?

Screenshot: Running Up that Hill official music video
Björk.
Tori Amos.
Annie Lennox.
Kate Bush.

Who is the oldest man to win the French Open?

Screenshot: Roland Garros on YouTube
Roger Federer.
Rafael Nadal.
Andrés Gimeno.
Ken Rosewall.

Where do most of the world's Muslims live?

Photo: Election Commission (GODL-India), GODL-India, via Wikimedia Commons
The Americas.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Arab world (Western Asia, Northern, Western, and Eastern Africa).
The Asia-Pacific region (East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania).

What’s Halloumi?

Photo: Ewan Munro, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A Greek brined white cheese.
An Indian fresh acid-set cheese.
A semi-hard, unripened cheese from Cyprus.
A southern Italian cheese made by the pasta filata method.

Who initially used to live in Venice's ghetto?

Photo: Daniel Ventura, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Sicilians.
Muslims.
Blacks.
Jews.

The American Dollar and the European Euro are the two most-traded currencies globally. What is the third?

Photo: Mr.ちゅらさん, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Japanese Yen.
British Sterling.
Australian Dollar.
Swiss Franc.

Who's older, Sir Paul McCartney or President Joe Biden?

Photos: Biden - Office of the White House Press Secretary, Public domain / McCartney - Raph_PH, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Biden.
McCartney.

How old is Prince William?

Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Twitter
50.
45.
40.
35.

What's the common name for a completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart?

Photo: Alan Turing Statue by Colin Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Captcha.
reCAPTCHA.
Automatic Verification.
Bot scan.

Which company is the world's biggest plastic polluter?

Photo: Raceforwater, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Unilever.
Coca-Cola.
PepsiCo.
Nestlé.

Which London monument has been officially known as the Elizabeth Tower since 2012?

Photo: ketrin1407, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Tower of London.
Tower Bridge.
London Eye.
Big Ben.

How old is Tom Cruise?

Photo: U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Keenan Daniels, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
50.
55.
60.
65.

What does CERN stand for?

Photo: FerdinandoGior, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Commission for Environmental and Natural Research.
European Center for Nuclear Research.
Economic Capital Northern Research.
Central European Raving Nucleus.

What's another name for Wasabi?

Photo: publicdomainq.net, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
Japanese horseradish.
Japanese radish.
Japanese ginger.
Okutama artichoke.

Who originally authored The Hunchback of Notre Dame?

Image: Aimé de Lemud, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Victor Hugo.
Jules Verne.
Leo Tolstoy.
Charles Dickens.

What's the world's largest toymaker?

Photo: Ralf Roletschek, GFDL 1.2, via Wikimedia Commons
Mattel.
Lego.
Bandai Namco.
Hasbro.

What's in the picture?

Image: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI
The Leo Triplet.
Stephan’s Quintet.
Seyfert's Sextet.
Copeland Septet.

What's Europe's largest land animal?

Photo: © Michael Gäbler / Wikimedia Commons
The lynx.
European bison.
The wolverine.
The brown bear.

Where is the Hoover Dam?

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The Colorado River.
The Mississippi River.
The Amazon River.
The Red River.

Boris Johnson quoted which famous '90s movie series at the end of his final "Prime Minister's Questions" in the British parliament?

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Die Hard.
Terminator.
Mission: Impossible.
Rambo.

Which movie starred Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, and Tony Sirico?

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Goodfellas.
The Godfather.
The saints of New Jersey.
The Avengers.

Which TV show featured the first kiss between a white man and a Black woman to be broadcast in a US series?

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Batman.
Star Trek.
Mission: Impossible.
I Love Lucy.

Where was Ivana Trump buried?

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Mar-a-Lago.
The Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey.
Trump Tower.
Trump International Hotel Las Vegas.

How many US states share the Colorado River water?

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1.
2.
7.
15.

Where was Salman Rushdie born?

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Pakistan.
India.
Iran.
The UK.

What's Europe's largest street party?

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The Venice Carnival.
Spain’s Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Germany’s Cologne Carnival.
London’s Notting Hill Carnival.

Which world leader was known for glasnost and perestroika?

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Mikhail Gorbachev.
Boris Yeltsin.
Nikita Khrushchev.
Joseph Stalin.

Who was Cincinnatus?

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The first Roman leader to seize power through force.
A Roman leader who resigned to his farm to live in peace.
The legendary first king of Rome.
A Roman leader who gave his horse a Senate seat.

When did Brazil declare its independence from Portugal?

1922.
1872.
1822.
1772.

Which leader had the shortest tenure of any British prime minister?

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George Canning.
Liz Truss.
Boris Johnson.
Gordon Brown.

The capital of Kazakhstan is currently known as what?

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Tselinograd.
Akmolinsk.
Nur-Sultan.
Astana.

What does the R represent in the King Charles III monogram?

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Rex.
Reginald.
Richard.
Royal.

What is the ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter named?

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Europa.
Titan.
Uranus.
Eureka.

Who was Mahsa Amini?

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The 22-year-old killed by Iran’s morality police.
The 17-year-old shot by Afghanistan’s Taliban.
The 17-year-old Palestinian arrested by the IDF.
The 16-year-old killed by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.

She's the actress who starred in TV's "Murder, She Wrote" between 1984 and 1996.

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Bea Arthur.
Angela Lansbury,
Anjelica Huston.
Jessica Fletcher.

As of Oct. 2022, what's the size of the Antarctic ozone hole?

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About the size of Greenland.
Smaller the size of Manhattan.
Bigger than the size of North America.
It's long gone.

Rishi Sunak is the UK's first prime minister to be what?

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Non-white.
Minority ethnic.
Teetotal (doesn’t drink alcohol).
Elected in 2022.

He's the singer that made "Great Balls of Fire" famous.

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Jerry Lee Lewis.
Little Richard.
Chuck Berry.
Johnny Cash.

Which country elected Lula as its leader in 2022?

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Italy.
Brazil.
The Philippines.
Israel.

Where's Europe's largest nuclear power plant?

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Russia.
Ukraine.
France.
Finland.

Who wrote the classic "A Christmas Carol" ghost story?

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Charles Dickens.
Mark Twain.
Oscar Wilde.
Edgar Allan Poe.

Singer Gal Costa was of which nationality?

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Puerto-Rican.
Spanish.
Brazilian.
Portuguese.

What's ALS?

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A mental disorder.
A virus.
A neurodegenerative disease.
An autoimmune disease.
4 Billion.
6 Billion.
7 Billion.
8 Billion.

In ancient Greek mythology, Artemis is what?

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The goddess of wisdom, warfare, and handicraft.
The goddess of love and lust.
The goddess of hunting, nature, and child care.
The queen of the underworld.

What is a leap second?

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It’s when shares rapidly rise and then fall.
It’s when the main course in a meal is served with drinks.
It’s a one-second adjustment occasionally applied to the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
It’s when one eagerly accepts an opportunity only if offered twice.

What’s Gaslighting?

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Grossly misleading someone for one’s advantage.
Igniting intestinal gases.
Production of artificial light from gaseous fuels.
Intentionally circulating a false claim publicly.

What’s the world’s biggest active volcano?

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Mexico’s Popocatépetl.
Ecuador’s Chimborazo.
Indonesia’s Krakatoa.
Hawaii's Mauna Loa.

What percentage of the population in England and Wales describe themselves as Christians?

72.5%
59.3%
46.2%
37.2%

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