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100 Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

From pop culture to geography, see how you fare against these challenging trivia questions.

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Trivia Question #1

What geothermal Icelandic site has the same name as a 1980 movie?

A. Xanadu

B. The Shining

C. Heaven’s Gate

D. The Blue Lagoon

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Answer: D. The Blue Lagoon

Check out these gorgeous travel photos from around the world.

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Trivia Question #2

Which European country technically shares a border with Brazil, because one of its “overseas departments” does?

A. Germany

B. Belgium

C. France

D. Great Britain

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Answer: C. France, because of French Guiana

Fun fact: Cayenne pepper is named after Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana.

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Trivia Question #3

What “finger-lickin’ good” company piloted a chicken-flavoured nail polish?

A. Church’s Chicken


C. Popeyes

D. Mary Brown’s

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Answer: B. KFC

The polish came in two colours—original and hot & spicy—and was exclusively available in Hong Kong.

Learn about the most ironic inventions ever.

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Trivia Question #4

In printing, it’s the colour black. In chemistry, it’s potassium. In baseball, it’s a strikeout. Which letter is it?

A. K

B. R

C. T

D. X

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Answer: K

Impress your friends with these world facts!

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Trivia Question #5

Samuel Tilden, Grover Cleveland, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton share what distinction among U.S. presidential candidates?

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Answer: They won the popular vote but lost the electoral-college vote

Can you guess the only president Queen Elizabeth II didn’t meet with during her reign?

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Trivia Question #6

What Scottish poet’s works inspired the book titles Of Mice and Men and Catcher in the Rye?

A. Robert Louis Stevenson

B. Robert Burns

C. James Hogg

D. Walter Alva Scott

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Answer: B. Robert Burns

The two influential poems were titled “Comin’ Through the Rye” and “To a Mouse,” respectively.

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Trivia Question #7

What Indian mausoleum was called a “teardrop… on the cheek of time” by Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Rabindranath Tagore?

A. Tomb of Cyrus

B. The Taj Mahal

C. Tomb of Jahangir

B. Humayun’s Tomb

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Answer: B. The Taj Mahal

A mind-boggling 20,000 artisans and 1,000 elephants were involved in the construction of the Taj Mahal.

Check out what the Taj Mahal looked like 100 years ago!

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Trivia Question #8

Which letter is omitted from the names of a prominent GBTQ+ dating app, a website that hosts over 465 million blogs, and many other tech brands?

A. O

B. E

C. X

D. I

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Answer: E (Grindr and Tumblr)

Other examples include Flickr and Scribd.

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Trivia Question #9

In a 2010 study, people found more mistakes when they marked essays with a pen of what colour?

A. Blue

B. Red

C. Green

D. Black

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Answer: B. Red

Here are the grammar mistakes spell check won’t catch.

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Trivia Question #10

What actor said, “If you had been a public figure since the time you were a toddler… maybe you too would value privacy above all else”?

A. Leonardo DiCaprio

B. Jodie Foster

C. Shirley Temple

D. Daniel Radcliffe

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Answer: B. Jodie Foster

The two-time Academy Award winner made her acting debut in 1968 on the television show Mayberry R.F.D. While studying at Yale University, she was stalked by John W. Hinckley Jr., who would later try to assassinate then-President Ronald Reagan in 1981 in an effort to “impress” Foster.

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Trivia Question #11

Which has more landmass: Antarctica or Canada?

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Answer: Antarctica

Antarctica has an area of more than 14 million km², 98 per cent of which is covered by the Antarctic ice sheet.

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Trivia Question #12

What princess was traditionally called Badr al-Budur before Disney renamed her?

A. Belle

B. Anna

C. Jasmine

D. Ariel

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Answer: C. Jasmine

Fun fact: one of the earliest known versions of Aladdin was set in China!

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Trivia Question #13

In Swedish, a skvader is a rabbit with what unusual feature?

A. Wings

B. Glasses

C. Leotard

D. Giant Hands

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Answer: A. Wings

The fictional creature was created in 1918 by taxidermist Rudolf Granberg.

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Trivia Question #14

Makeup artist Joanna Balkin says she needed 40 bottles of sunscreen per month to protect what 1990s TV show’s cast from sunburns?

A. Law & Order

B. Beverly Hills, 90210

C. Dawson’s Creek

D. Baywatch

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Answer: D. Baywatch

According to cast member Alexandra Paul, contracts for all of the actors on Baywatch stipulated that nobody could gain weight! (Yes, this rule applied for the men as well.)

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Trivia Question #15

In 2017, the site determined the 10 most performed ballets in the world. What composer gave us three of them, including the first?

A. Léo Delibes

B. Sergei Prokofiev

C. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

D. Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer

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Answer: C. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Number one was The Nutcracker)

The other two ballets were Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty!

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Trivia Question #16

The three actors who starred as Magneto, Iron Man and Doctor Strange have all played what other character?

A. James Bond

B. Basil Fawlty

C. Ebenezer Scrooge

D. Sherlock Holmes

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Answer: D. Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most-filmed fictional characters of all time. According to IMDb, Holmes has appeared in a mind-boggling 226 films!

Next, check out our ranking of every James Bond movie.

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Trivia Question #17

So far, which has been the only FIFA World Cup host not to make it out of the group stage?

A. Sweden

B. Mexico

C. United States

D. South Africa

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Answer: D. South Africa (in 2010)

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Trivia Question #18

Worldwide, which is the most commonly transplanted organ from living donors?

A. The kidney

B. The colon

C. The stomach

D. The gallbladder

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Answer: A. The kidney

Your kidneys filter approximately 150 quarts of blood each day.

These new health studies will change the way you live.

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Trivia Question #19

What city elected Sadiq Khan, its first mayor from an ethnic minority, in 2016?

A. Liverpool, England

B. Greater London, England

C. Birmingham, England

D. Manchester, England

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Answer: B. Greater London, England

Khan is also the first Muslim mayor of a major Western capital city.

Check out our countdown of the top London attractions.

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Trivia Question #20

The “Tina” in Tina Fey is short for what name?

A. Albertina

B. Valentina

C. Bettina

D. Stamatina

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Answer: D. Stamatina

Stamatina is a Greek name—Fey’s mother, who is Greek, was born in Piraeus, Greece.

These are the Latin words you use every day without knowing it.

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Trivia Question #21

Who allegedly wrote the song “Golden Years” for Elvis Presley but ended up recording it himself?

A. Elton John

B. Van Morrison

C. David Bowie

D. Marvin Gaye

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Answer: C. David Bowie

“Golden Years” was released on November 21, 1975, the first single from Bowie’s 10th studio album, Station to Station.

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Trivia Question #22

Who’s the only athlete who ever lit the cauldron for an Olympics and then won a gold medal at those same games?

A. Midori Ito

B. Cathy Freeman

C. Wayne Gretzky

D. Usain Bolt

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Answer: B. Australian Cathy Freeman, in 2000 in the women’s 400 metres

Freeman is the first Australian Aboriginal person to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

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Trivia Question #23

What French entertainer, activist and secret agent had a pet cheetah named Chiquita?

A. Jacques Tati

B. Josephine Baker

C. Maurice Chevalier

D. Edith Piaf

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Answer: B. Josephine Baker

Baker received both the Croix de Guerre (a first for an American woman) and the Medal of the Resistance in 1946, for her work as a secret agent during WWII.

Read up on more incredible women you didn’t learn about in history class.

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Trivia Question #24

Which country’s flag features an eagle eating a snake?

A. Dominica

B. Mozambique

C. Guam

D. Mexico

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Answer: D. Mexico

The flag’s eagle relates to the founding of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital.

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Trivia Question #25

In 1986, a U.S. court of appeals ruled that what magic-practising movement qualifies as a religion?

A. Wicca

B. Scientology

C. Nation of Yahweh

D. Iglesia Maradoniana

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Answer: A. Wicca

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Trivia Question #26

Russia is the world’s largest country (by area), and its largest city (by population) is its capital. What’s the next ­largest country for which this is the case?

A. Canada

B. China

C. Brazil

D. Argentina

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Answer: D. Argentina; its capital is Buenos Aires

Argentina is bordered by Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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Trivia Question #27

What scientist challenged church dogma but was nevertheless buried in a Catholic cathedral in Frombork, Poland?

A. Leonardo da Vinci

B. Copernicus

C. Bertrand Russell

D. Aristotle

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Answer: B. Copernicus

Copernicus championed the idea that the Sun—not the Earth—was at the centre of the universe.

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Trivia Question #28

Who dedicated Atlas Shrugged to both her husband and her boyfriend?

A. Flannery O’Connor

B. Virginia Woolf

C. Ayn Rand

D. Margaret Atwood

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Answer: C. Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged was published in 1957, and was Rand’s fourth and final novel.

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Trivia Question #29

The kiwi fruit is native to New Zealand. True or false?

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Answer: False—it’s native to China

These are the most expensive mistakes ever made.

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Trivia Question #30

In 2016, a Pizza Hut in Dar es Salaam delivered to the top of what mountain, thus setting a record for the highest-elevation pizza delivery?

A. Manaslu

B. Denali

C. Fuji

D. Kilimanjaro

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Answer: D. Kilimanjaro

The pizza took three days to reach its destination, and was delivered at a whopping 19,347-foot peak!

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Trivia Question #31

What international retail chain got its start in Älmhult, Sweden, and runs a museum dedicated to its history there?

A. H&M

B. Tesco


D. Uniqlo

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Answer: C. IKEA

Find out the real reason why IKEA products have such weird names.

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Trivia Question #32

Which event has the longer-distance world record: men’s discus throw or women’s discus throw?

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Answer: Women’s discus throw, which uses a lighter disc

This track-and-field event can be traced all the way back to the original Olympic Games of Ancient Greece.

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Trivia Question #33

What writer with a highfalutin reputation used jokes about passing wind in such plays as The Comedy of Errors and Othello?

A. Christopher Marlowe

B. Henry Howard

C. Thomas Middleton

D. William Shakespeare

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Answer: D. William Shakespeare

Unsurprisingly, these Shakespearean insults still sting today!

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Trivia Question #34

What singer was born in Havana in 1957, the daughter of a bodyguard employed by dictator Fulgencio Batista?

A. Gloria Estefan

B. Celia Cruz

C. Jennifer Lopez

D. Selena

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Answer: A. Gloria Estefan

When Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba, Estefan, still a toddler, fled to the United States with her family. The rest, as they say, is history.

These are the popular song lyrics that don’t mean what you think.

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Trivia Question #35

Although it freed itself from the United States in 1946, what nation’s Independence Day celebrates its declaration of independence from Spain in 1898?

A. Mexico

B. The Philippines

C. Argentina

D. Guatemala

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Answer: B. The Philippines

The Philippines is home to about 7,500 islands, only 2,000 of which are inhabited!

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Trivia Question #36

Actor Veronica Cartwright reacting with genuine shock during the “chest-bursting scene” of which classic horror movie?

A. The Exorcist

B. Rosemary’s Baby

C. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

D. Alien

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Answer: D. Alien

Said Cartwright in an old issue of Empire: “They have four cameras going. You see this thing start to come out, so we all get sucked in, we lean forward to check it out. They shout, “Cut!” They cut John’s T-shirt a little more because it wasn’t going to burst through. Then they said, “Let’s start again.” We all start leaning forward again and all of a sudden it comes out. I tell you, none of us expected it. It came out and twisted round.”

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Trivia Question #37

If you order “murgh” from the menu at an Indian restaurant, what meat will you get?

A. Chicken

B. Beef

C. Duck

D. Venison

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Answer: A. Chicken

Robin Cook, the late politician who served as Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2001, proclaimed the popular Indian dish Chicken Tikka Masala as “a true British national dish.”

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Trivia Question #38

In 2016, who used his own namesake manoeuvre when he saw that a woman at his retirement home was choking?

A. Dr. Henry Harryhausen

B. Dr. Henry Heimlich

C. Dr. Henry Howard

D. Dr. Henry Hamm

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Answer: Dr. Henry Heimlich

Dr. Heimlich first wrote about the manoeuvre in 1974. He passed away on December 17, 2016 at the age of 96.

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Trivia Question #39

What country’s land is mostly on an island, although most of its people live on a peninsula across the South China Sea?

A. Malaysia

B. Indonesia

C. Thailand

D. Papa New Guinea

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Answer: A. Malaysia

Can you answer these real Jeopardy! questions about geography?

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Trivia Question #40

Gioachino Rossini’s last opera was produced in 1829, complete with Swiss alphorns. What was it?

A. The Marriage of Figaro

B. Don Giovanni

C. The Barber of Seville

D. William Tell

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Answer: D. William Tell

Rossini produced 39 operas before spending the final 40 years of his life in seclusion.

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Trivia Question #41

Which of the following is not a sub-atomic particle?

A. Hadron

B. Boson

C. Muon

D. Scion

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Answer: D. Scion

Here are the science myths you need to stop believing.

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Trivia Question #42

The world’s oldest known musical instruments are 42,000-year-old flutes made from bird bone and the ivory of what mammal?

A. Megalodon

B. Mammoth

C. Saber-toothed tiger

D. Dire wolf

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Answer: B. Mammoth

Mammoths went extinct approximately 10,000 years ago, and are closely related to today’s Asian elephants.

Check out the weirdest discoveries archaeologists have made!

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Trivia Question #43

Who became famous for painting New Mexico landscapes from her Model A Ford?

A. Frida Kahlo

B. Georgia O’Keeffe

C. Helen Frankenthaler

D. Tamara de Lempicka

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Answer: B. Georgia O’Keeffe

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico and opened in 1997.

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Trivia Question #44

Surprisingly, whose team lost a Christmas-decorating contest when she was an inmate at Alderson, a West Virginia women’s prison?

A. Paris Hilton

B. Martha Stewart

C. Lindsay Lohan

D. Michelle Rodriguez

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Answer: B. Martha Stewart

Stewart was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and lying to federal investigators in 2004—all the charges were related to a stock trading case.

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Trivia Question #45

Which country should you visit if you want to spot a wild platypus?

A. Australia

B. New Zealand

C. Mexico

D. Ecuador

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Answer: A. Australia

The platypus is endemic to eastern Australia.

These Australian animal rescue stories will give you hope!

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Trivia Question #46

To raise money for charities, who handwrote an 800-word prequel to her bestselling book series?

A. E.L. James

B. J.K. Rowling

C. Suzanne Collins

D. Stephanie Meyer

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Answer: B. J.K. Rowling

Rowling’s manuscript, which sold for £25,000 in 2008, was later stolen in 2017.

Did you notice these hidden messages in the Harry Potter books?

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Trivia Question #47

According to its former minister of tourism, which country is known abroad for its three Rs: reggae, romance and running?

A. Curacao

B. Bonaire

C. The Bahamas

D. Jamaica

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Answer: D. Jamaica

This well-known island nation attracted an impressive 4.3 million visitors in 2017.

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Trivia Question #48

Main-sequence stars fuse hydrogen into helium in their cores. What’s the closest one to Earth?

A. Pollux

B. Sirius

C. Rigel

D. The sun

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Answer: D. The sun

Read up on the most baffling mysteries about the universe!

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Trivia Question #49

Razzie awards are meant to go to bad movies, but who got nominated for directing the now widely respected film Scarface?

A. Francis Ford Coppola

B. Martin Scorsese

C. Brian De Palma

D. Sidney Lumet

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Answer: C. Brian De Palma

Here’s the original 1983 review published in the New York Daily News: “The original “Scarface” ran a brisk 90 minutes, but De Palma drags out the bloodshed for nearly three hours, adding phony church music to give a more serious tone to the movie.” Ouch!

Check out the movies that have hilarious titles in other countries.

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Trivia Question #50

Mauritius is the only African country where the most commonly practised religion is what?

A. Mormonism

B. Hinduism

C. Protestantism

D. Atheism

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Answer: B. Hinduism

Forty-nine per cent of the Mauritian population are Hindu.

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Trivia Question #51

Structures in Tokyo, Las Vegas, Shenzhen and Paris, Texas, all look like what French monument?

A. Notre-Dame Cathedral

B. The Eiffel Tower

C. Musée d’Orsay

D. Champs-Élysées

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Answer: B. The Eiffel Tower

Quirky fact: taking photos of the Eiffel Tower at night is actually illegal!

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Trivia Question #52

What movie star uses his middle initial, B, for “Bakari,” to avoid confusion with a retired basketball star?

A. Allen B. Iverson

B. Larry B. Bird

C. Walt B. Frazier

D. Michael B. Jordan

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Answer: D. Michael B. Jordan

“We had the same name and I always got teased about not being the real Michael Jordan,” the actor said on Good Morning America in 2018. “Honestly [it] gave me a competitive chip on my shoulder and made me wanted to compete at anything I did.”

Speaking of Michael Jordan, read up on the worst mistakes in sports history.

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Trivia Question #53

Which country’s late monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, got a patent for a rainmaking technology?

A. Bhutan

B. Tonga

C. Thailand

D. Bahrain

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Answer: C. Thailand

When was the last time you used one of these obsolete inventions?

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Trivia Question #54

What was the first American prime-time network TV drama since the 1970s to star a Black woman as the lead character?

A. Scandal

B. How to Get Away with Murder

C. Black-ish

D. Dear White People

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Answer: A. Scandal

Scandal (2012-2018) was created by Shonda Rhimes and starred Kerry Washington as a Washington, D.C.-based crisis manager.

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Trivia Question #55

Kersti Kaljulaid was 46 years old when she became the youngest president ever elected to lead which country?

A. Belarus

B. Lithuania

C. Latvia

D. Estonia

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Answer: D. Estonia

Take a look back at more moments that changed women’s history forever.

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Trivia Question #56

Queen Mary Tudor of England is better known to history by what name?

A. Crazy Mary

B. Screaming Mary

C. Bloody Mary

D. Crying Mary

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Answer: C. Bloody Mary

Queen Mary more than earned her nickname, too! (She had hundreds of Protestants burnt at the stake during English Reformation.)

Check out more royal family scandals that shocked the world.

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Trivia Question #57

The “Eddie Murphy Rule” banned certain kinds of insider trading in commodities markets. It was inspired by Murphy’s role in what film?

A. 48 Hrs.

B. Trading Places

C. Beverly Hills Cop

D. Coming to America

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Answer: B. Trading Places

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Trivia Question #58

What two Renaissance artists were commissioned to paint rivalling frescoes at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence?

A. Donatello and Botticelli

B. Raphael and Caravaggio

C. Titian and Masaccio

D. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo

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Answer: D. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo

As unbelievable as it sounds, da Vinci and Michelangelo really did paint in the same room once, according to historians. These mysteries of the art world are equally as mind-boggling.

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Trivia Question #59

What flightless bird, now extinct, was last seen on an island off the coast of Iceland?

A. Saint Helena hoopoe

B. Amsterdam wigeon

C. The great auk (Pinguinus impennis)

D. Jamaican caracara

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Answer: C. The great auk (Pinguinus impennis)

The great auk is believed to have become extinct in the mid-19th century.

These are the animals that became extinct in the last 100 years.

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Trivia Question #60

The first time someone bought real-world goods with bitcoins, 10,000 of them (worth over US$90 million today) were exchanged for what?

A. Two pizzas

B. A novelty calendar

C. Sneakers

D. A hardcover of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Answer: A. Two pizzas

Florida-based programmer Laszlo Hanyecz purchased the two pizzas from Papa John’s.

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Trivia Question #61

Arancini is an Italian delicacy. Its name means “little orange” but it’s actually made mostly of what?

A. Lamb

B. Rice

C. Tagliatelle

D. Egg

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Answer: B. Rice

Arancini are said to have originated in Sicily during the 10th century.

Master these Italian phrases and you’ll be more worldly in no time!

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Trivia Question #62

Among land animals, what species has the largest eyes?

A. Tarsier

B. Gibbon

C. Owl

D. Ostrich

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Answer: D. The ostrich (Struthio camelus)

The ostrich eye is five times larger than the human eye!

Here are the creepiest things you can find at the bottom of the ocean.

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Trivia Question #63

Humphrey Bogart won his only Oscar for what motion picture?

A. The Maltese Falcon

B. The African Queen

C. The Caine Mutiny

D. Casablanca

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