2022 EASY General Knowledge Quiz | 21 GK Questions

Welcome to our ultimate EASY general knowledge quiz. We have assembled 21 common knowledge questions from our daily trivia quizzes and weekly current events quizzes to form this ultimate EASY current knowledge test. 

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Easy Basic General Knowledge Test 2022

Daily Trivia: 21 Easy general knowledge quiz questions on arts, business, politics, sports, and culture that anyone awake during 2022 should be able to answer. Click “Start Quiz.” How smart are you today?

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1. Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

Image: Lego

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

Screenshot: Time.com

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

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4. Where is the Bolshoi Theatre located?

Photo: Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. Where was Netflix’s “Squid Game” produced?

Screenshot: Squid Game, Netflix

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6. Which rodent is a national symbol of Canada?

Photo: Deborah Freeman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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7. Where is the famous Little Mermaid sculpture displayed?

Screenshot: Carlsberg on YouTube

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8. Which movie features the song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”?

Screenshot: Disney

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9. Who painted Shot Sage Blue Marilyn?

Image via Christie’s.

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10. What’s Wordle?

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11. What’s a Wok?

Photo: FiveRings, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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12. 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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13. What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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14. Which British monarch reigned the longest?

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15. Complete the 1993 song title: “I’d Do Anything for Love….”

Screenshot: Meat Loaf on YouTube

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

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17. What is Coral Bleaching?

Photo: Matt Kieffer from London, United Kingdom, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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18. Where is the world’s largest coral reef system?

Photo: Toby Hudson, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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19. What’s a solar flare?

Photo: NASA/SDO

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20. What type of disease is multiple sclerosis?

Screenshot: Dead to Me / Netflix

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21. What’s alopecia?

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21 Ultimate EASY General Knowledge Quiz Questions

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Here’s the complete list of easy general knowledge questions in our EASY GK trivia quiz.

  • 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.

    Where is the famous Little Mermaid sculpture displayed?

    Screenshot: Carlsberg on YouTube
    Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Stockholm, Sweden.
    Oslo, Norway.
    Helsinki, Finland.

    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.

    Where was Netflix's "Squid Game" produced?

    Screenshot: Squid Game, Netflix
    South Korea.
    North Korea.
    China.
    Singapore.

    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.

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

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

    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.

    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.

    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’s Wordle?

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

    Where is the Bolshoi Theatre located?

    Photo: Diego Delso, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Saint Petersburg.
    Kyiv.
    Moscow.
    Warsaw.

    Who painted Shot Sage Blue Marilyn?

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

    What’s alopecia?

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    7 million.
    1 million.
    500,000.
    250,000.

    Which Van Gogh painting inspired this Lego set?

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

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