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General Knowledge

3.5
(70 votes)
8 questions
English
Hard
General knowledge
1
Zoom reveal

Which band/artist historically had the most number one hits in the UK single charts?

Elvis Presley

Ed Sheeran

Take That

The Beatles

Hard  18% got this right

Elvis Presley has 21 number ones on the UK Singles Chart, including three re-releases. The Beatles stand at 17 in 2nd.
2
Iris reveal

How many singles did Elvis Presley release in total?

37
54
96

40% got this right

This number is given by the Recording Industry Association of America.
3
Blur reveal

Who won the Oscar for best actor at the 1985 Academy Awards?

F. Murray Abraham

Dustin Hoffman

Paul Newman

Robert De Niro

Hard  15% got this right

Abraham won the Oscar for his main role in the 1984 movie „Amadeus“.
4
Zoom reveal

In which TV series did F. Murray Abraham play the role of Dar Adal?

Homeland

How I Met Your Mother

The Americans

The Wire

Hard  32% got this right

Homeland, Season 5 was shot in Berlin, Germany, in 2015 and your quiz creator was part of the crew.
5
48 random squares

Which country won the most FIFA world cups (men) so far?

Brazil

Argentina

Germany

Italy

64% got this right

Brazil won 5 World Cups already, one more than Germany and Italy respectively.
6

In which Country did Brazil win their first World Cup?

Hard  4% got this right

Brazil won the 1958 World Cup by beating host Sweden 5:2 in the final.
7
12 random squares

Where is the only Tennis Grand Slam Tourney played on gras being held?

Hard  6% got this right

Until 1987, the Australian Open were also played on gras.
8
Blur reveal

How often did Boris Becker win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon?

0
3
10

50% got this right

Appearing in 7 finals, Becker won in 1985, 1986 and 1989