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General Knowledge Quiz

3.6
(236 votes)
15 questions
English
1

Who holds the Guinness World Record for the longest novel ever written?

Marcel Proust

Charles Dickens

Leo Tolstoy

Samuel Beckett

Hard  13% got this right

Marcel Proust's novel, "In Search of Lost Time", has over 1.2 million words and is 3,031 pages long.
2
AI Generated

Traditionally, sailors would get a tattoo of what bird after travelling over 5,000 nautical miles

Swallow

Robin

Seagul

Swan

Hard  24% got this right

Swallow tattoos also symbolized loyalty, hope, and a safe return home for sailors.
3

What 90s boy band member bought Myspace in 2011?

Justin Timberlake

AJ McLean

Lance Bass

Nick Lachey

56% got this right

Myspace was once the largest social networking site, surpassing Google in 2006 as the most visited website in the US.
4
AI Generated

What is the most visited tourist attraction in the world

Times Square

Eiffel Tower

Great Wall of China

Taj Mahal

48% got this right

Times Square attracts over 50 million visitors per year.
5
AI Generated

What’s the heaviest organ in the human body?

Liver

Brain

Heart

Lungs

Hard  34% got this right

The liver performs over 500 vital functions, including filtering blood, storing nutrients, and producing bile.
6
AI Generated

Which of these EU countries does not use the euro as its currency?

Sweden

France

Germany

Italy

65% got this right

Despite being an EU member since 1995, Sweden has not adopted the euro due to a referendum held in 2003, where 56% of Sw
7
AI Generated

What type of food holds the world record for being the most stolen around the globe?

Cheese

Chocolate

Meat

Wine

39% got this right

Cheese accounts for around 4% of all reported shoplifting incidents worldwide.
8
AI Generated

What is the highest-grossing Broadway show of all time?

The Lion King

Hamilton

Les Misérables

Wicked

Hard  32% got this right

The Lion King first premiered on Broadway in 1998 and is based on the 1994 Disney film.
9
AI Generated

What is the oldest soft drink in the United States?

Dr Pepper

Coca-Cola

Pepsi-Cola

Vernors Ginger Ale

Hard  29% got this right

Dr Pepper was created in 1885 by pharmacist Charles Alderton, a year before Coca-Cola was invented.
10
AI Generated

In what country do more than half of people believe in elves?

Iceland

Finland

Norway

Sweden

39% got this right

In Iceland, elves are known as Huldufólk, or "hidden people," and are believed to live in rock formations.
11
AI Generated

“Cirque du Soleil” started in what country?

Canada

France

Spain

United States

Hard  13% got this right

Cirque du Soleil started as a small group of street performers in the early 1980s and is now a world-renowned circus com
12
AI Generated

What country are the Galapagos Islands located in?

Ecuador

Colombia

Costa Rica

Peru

40% got this right

The Galapagos Islands served as Charles Darwin's inspiration for his theory of evolution.
13
AI Generated

What is the smallest country in the world?

Vatican City

Monaco

Nauru

San Marino

73% got this right

Vatican City, at only 44 hectares, is not only the smallest country but also the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Chur
14
AI Generated

What animal species is the only male that gets pregnant?

Seahorse

Elephant

Kangaroo

Platypus

Easy  88% got this right

Male seahorses have a pouch in which they carry and nurture the fertilized eggs until they hatch.
15
AI Generated

Which U.S. state is known as the sunflower state?

Kansas

California

Florida

Texas

40% got this right

Sunflowers are Kansas' state flower and they grow abundantly in the wild.