Where does bossa nova dance music originate?
What is a hurdy-gurdy?
A: Musical Instrument.
What nationality was the composer Chopin?
Who wrote 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', the first detective story?
A: Edgar Allan Poe.
Where would you find an avenue of sphinxes?
A: Luxor, Egypt.
Which diamond has a Persian name meaning 'mountain of light'?
Where would you find general knowledge trivia quiz questions?
A: Trivia Country!
Who was the last king of Lydia, famed for his wealth?
Where were the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games held?
A: Los Angeles.
Who was the model for Citizen Kane?
A: William Randolph Hearst.
In which country did the poets Keats and Shelley both die?
Which is the largest city in Switzerland?
What is the general term for the use of computers, telecommunications
and microelectronics in the processing and transmission of data?
A: IT - Information Technology.
Followers of which religion are expected to undertake a pilgrimage
known as hajj?
What is the anatomical name for the large flat bone at the front of
What was the back-0kicking dance that originated in the 1920s in
What abrasive rock is produced by gases frothing in lava?
Who founded The Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London?
A: Charles II.
Which boy's name, signaled in Morse code, would be represented by six
What is the art of clipping trees and shrubs into ornamental shapes?
Which Italian company founded by six brothers withdrew from motor
racing in 1957?
What type of camera was invented by Edwin Land?
How many tusks does a wart hog have?
What kind of creature is a gecko?
To which royal house does the royal family of Monaco belong?
For what is the Booker Prize awarded?
Who led an unsuccessful rebellion against Queen Elizabeth I in 1601?
A: Earl of Essex.
In which US city did house music originate?
What kind of stone is marble?
Of which country is Lima the capital?
What is the study of the relationship between people and their
working environment, with the aim of improving performance?
To which fish family do pilchards and sardines belong?
To which bird family does the jay belong?
Which scientist was the first to receive the Nobel prize twice?
A: Marie Curie - for discovering radioactivity and radium.
What popular drink was known in China as early as 2737 BC?
What do the Sikhs propose to call their separate state, if it ever
achieves independence form India?
Against which disease did Edward Jenner develop a vaccine around
What is the wind force of a hurricane?
A: Force 12 or more.
What was the nickname of General Norman Schwarzkopf?
A: Stormin Norman.
What is a mixture of 75% potassium nitrate, 15% charcoal and 10%
What is the name of the high protein food derived from soya milk?
Who is excluded from succession to the throne in Salic law?