Unique 100 General Knowledge Questions & Answers

Unique 100 General Knowledge Questions & Answers

1. Which British actor who starred as Jimmy in the film Quadrophenia later appeared in Blur’s video for the single Parklife? – Phil Daniels


2. Which Argentinian striker is Barcelona’s all-time leading goalscorer? – Lionel Messi


3. In the video game Dark Souls, one of the locations in the game, Anor Londo is heavily based on which Milan landmark? – Milan Cathedral


4. Planned and begun in 1850 by King Maximilian II of Bavaria, Maximilianstrasse is a major shopping district in which German city? – Munich


5. Wise, methodical detective Lester Freamon is a fictional character in which TV series? – The Wire


6. Which Europe’s most southerly capital city? – Nicosia, Cyprus


7. Clark Kent is the real name of which superhero? – Superman


8. The film Grease was mostly filmed in which US state? – California


9. Which Irish writer and clergyman wrote Gulliver’s Travels? – Jonathan Swift


10. The largest tower located OUTSIDE of London in the United Kingdom is found in which English city? – Portsmouth(Spinnaker Tower)


11. Which Hollywood, California born actor is known for starring in films including Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Departed, amongst others? – Leonardo DiCaprio


12. Who was the Greek god of the Sea? – Poseidon


13. Which soul singer enjoyed fleeting success in the UK as the first winner of the TV series X-Factor? – Steve Brookstein


14. Which is the only country to have taken part in every football World Cup finals? – Brazil


15. Charles Darwin features on which British bank note? – Ten pound note


16. How old was Frodo when he came of age in the book Fellowship of the Rings? – 33 years old


17. Which former American Footballer when on to play Apollo Creed in the Rocky film series? – Carl Weathers


18. What is the relationship between Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Beatrice of York? – Grandmother-granddaughter


19. What is the name of the founder of the company Amazon who later went on to purchase The Washington Post newspaper? – Jeff Bezos


20. Which Spanish region is known for the Tempranillo black grape wine variety? – Rioja


21. Which actress won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Actress aged seventy-four for her role in the film On a Golden Pond? – Katharine Hepburn


22. Which is the only inanimate sign of the zodiac? – Libra


23. What was the name of The Jam’s debut album, released in 1977, that shared its name with a hit single on the album? – In The City


24. Since 1987, which Tennis Grand Slam tournament has been the fourth and final in the tennis calendar? – US Open


25. Nelson’s Column is a monument in which London square? – Trafalgar Square

Unique 100 General Knowledge Questions & Answers


26. Which Oasis song opens with the lyrics ‘Today is gonna be the day’? – Wonderwall


27. Where was playwright Oscar Wilde born in October 1854? – Dublin, Ireland


28. Which is the largest moon of the planet Saturn, by diameter? – Titan


29. Bella Swan (later Bella Cullan) is a character in which film series? – The Twilight Saga


30. At 119 miles long, what is the name of Scotland’s longest river? – River Tay


31. The Bolshoi Ballet is based in which city? – Moscow


32. Charleroi is a city in which northern European county? – Belgium


33. What colour is the distinctive King of the Mountains jersey in cycling’s Tour de France? –Red polka dots on white


34. Sharon Osbourne, wife of aging rocker Ozzy, was a judge on which TV music program? – X-Factor


35. In a game of cricket, how many runs are awarded for hitting the ball over the boundary rope without bouncing? – Six runs


36. What is the name of the branch of medicine that focuses on eyesight? – Optometry


37. Which silent film starring Jean Dujardin won the Best Film Oscar in 2011? – The Artist


38. William Shakespeare was born in which English market town? – Stratford-upon-Avon


39. The Baggies is the nickname of which English football club? – West Bromwich Albion


40. Prior to join the Euro and taking it’s name from the Greek verb ‘to grasp’, what was the former currency of Greece? – Drachma


41. Which country has the most football clubs? – South Africa


42. Where was the first nuclear reactor built? – The USA


43. Which brewery invented the widget for the beer can? – Guinness


44. Which is the only mammal that able to kneel on all fours? – Elephant


45. Who designed the Statue of Liberty? – Bartholdi


46. Which country is Santiago the capital of? – Chile

47. What is the name of the dog in the ‘Back to the Future’ films? – Einstein


48. Who was the first female governor of India? – Sarojini Naidu


49. Who wrote the music for West Side Story? – Bernstein


50. Which is the largest species of crocodile? – Saltwater


51. During which year did the Apple iPhone first go on sale? – 2007


52. What was the nationality of the famous 18th century poet Robert Burns? – Scottish


53. Where did King Arthur hold court? – Camelot


54. In which year was Michael Jackson’s song Thriller released? – 1982


55. Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the scales? – Libra


56. Which country was Arnold Schwarzenegger born in? – Austria


57. What is the name of Washington’s active stratovolcano? – Mount St. Helen


58. Which nuts are used to make marzipan? – Almonds


59. What is the name given to a skydiver’s canopy? – A parachute


60. What type of shark was Jaws? – A great white


61. How many consonants are there in the English Alphabet? – 21 consonants


62. In which country were ‘The Lord of the Rings’ movies filmed? – New Zealand


63. What do the stripes of the US flag represent? – The 13 original colonies of the United States (sign of uniting as one)


64. True or false: the diameter is half of the radius? – False: the radius is half of the diameter


65. Which is the only English football team to play in the Scottish league? – Berwick Rangers


66. Which character did Clark Gable play in Gone With The Wind? – Rhett Butler


67. Which Roman numerals represent the number 40? – XL


68. Which word can come before: moon, house and time? – Full


69. What religion does a Rabi belong too? – Jewish


70. How many hours are there in one full week? – 168 hours


71. Which English actor starred in Gangs of New York and Lincoln? – Daniel Day Lewis


72. Who was the president of the United States in 2000? – Bill Clinton


73. What is the largest country in Great Britain? – England


74. What theory did the scientist Charles Darwin help to develop? – The theory of evolution


75. What ‘M’ is a popular egg white dessert? – Meringue

Unique 100 General Knowledge Questions & Answers


76. How many known planets are there in our solar system? – Eight


77. Canberra is the capital city of which country? – Australia

78. What is an obtuse angle? – An angle measuring between 90 and 180 degrees


79. What was the name of Moses’ brother? – Aaron


80. Who sang the 2015 hit song ‘All About That Bass’? – Meghan Trainor


81. Three countries of the world begin with the letter J, can you name them all? – Jamaica, Japan, Jordan


82. Which 2015 movie features a song called ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ by Sam Smith? – Spectre (James Bond)


83. Beginning with the fastest first, put the following body features in order of growth rate: finger nails, toe nails, hair? – Hair, finger nails, toe nails


84. In medieval legend, what name was given to the cup from which Jesus drank from at the Last Supper? – Grail (The Holy Grail)


85. Does the British noble title Viscount rank above or below a Baron? – Above


86. Which solar system planet experiences the hottest surface temperature? – Venus


87. Which George Michael song begins with the lyrics, ‘I feel so unsure, As I take your hand and lead you to the dance floor’? – Careless Whisper


88. In 1912, which ocean did RMS Titanic sink in? – Atlantic Ocean (North Atlantic)


89. What film series stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as leaders of a New York Mafia family? – The Godfather


90. What traditional Easter cake is toasted and decorated with 11 to 12 marzipan balls? – Simnel Cake


91. What type of animals make up the biggest group of amphibians? – Frogs


92. Which naturalist wrote ‘The Voyage of the Beagle’? – Charles Darwin


93. The inauguration of which American President took place on January 20, 2009? – Barack Obama


94. Can you unscramble the following word to reveal the name of a hormone produced by the pancreas: NNLUSII? – Insulin


95. What was the first fully animated feature film released by Walt Disney? – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)


96. Which Asian country was formerly named Ceylon? – Sri Lanka


97. What type of gas primarily forms the Earth’s atmosphere? – Nitrogen


98. What is the opposite of nocturnal? – Diurnal


99. Which Winter Olympic event combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting? – The biathlon


100. Who plays Jack Bauer in the American television series 24? – Kiefer Sutherland

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