100 Fun General Knowledge Quiz Questions [2024 Edition]

100 Fun General Knowledge Quiz Questions [2024 Edition]
100 Fun General Knowledge Quiz Questions [2024 Edition]

Whether you're a trivia novice or a seasoned quizmaster, this comprehensive list of questions is specifically curated to challenge your knowledge, ignite your curiosity, and inspire fun. The article covers a vast array of topics from the events of 2023 to expectancies in 2024. From entertainment and science to history and sports, these questions are designed to test your general knowledge and keep you on your toes. So, brace yourself and dive into the world of fascinating facts and intriguing questions, and see how well you fare in this ultimate general knowledge challenge of 2024.

 Fun Quiz Questions: 2024 Edition
Fun Quiz Questions: 2024 Edition

P.s. For your convenience, we've marked all correct answers with a βœ….

  1. Who wrote the novel "1984"?
    a) George Orwell βœ…
    b) J.K. Rowling
    c) F. Scott Fitzgerald
    d) Ernest Hemingway
  2. What is the capital city of Australia?
    a) Sydney
    b) Melbourne
    c) Canberra βœ…
    d) Brisbane
  3. What is the chemical symbol for Gold?
    a) Gd
    b) Go
    c) Ag
    d) Au βœ…
  4. In what year was the first iPhone released?
    a) 2005
    b) 2007 βœ…
    c) 2008
    d) 2010
  5. What is the tallest mountain in the world?
    a) K2
    b) Mount Everest βœ…
    c) Mount Kilimanjaro
    d) Denali

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  6. Who painted the "Mona Lisa"?
    a) Leonardo da Vinci βœ…
    b) Michelangelo
    c) Raphael
    d) Caravaggio
  7. Which planet is known as the "Red Planet"?
    a) Venus
    b) Mars βœ…
    c) Jupiter
    d) Saturn
  8. Who discovered electricity?
    a) Isaac Newton
    b) Nikola Tesla
    c) Michael Faraday
    d) Benjamin Franklin βœ…
  9. What is the world's largest ocean?
    a) Atlantic Ocean
    b) Indian Ocean
    c) Pacific Ocean βœ…
    d) Southern Ocean
  10. Who came up with the theory of relativity?
    a) Edgar Allan Poe
    b) Albert Einstein βœ…
    c) Galileo Galilei
    d) Louis Pasteur
  11. What is the national bird of the United States?
    a) Eagle βœ…
    b) Bald Eagle
    c) Condor
    d) Pigeon
  12. What language is spoken in Brazil?
    a) Spanish
    b) Portuguese βœ…
    c) English
    d) French
  13. Who directed the movie "Jurassic Park"?
    a) Steven Spielberg βœ…
    b) George Lucas
    c) Michael Bay
    d) Stanley Kubrick
  14. What is sushi traditionally wrapped in?
    a) Rice Paper
    b) Seaweed βœ…
    c) Bamboo
    d) Lettuce
  15. What is the main ingredient in hummus?
    a) Potatoes
    b) Lentils
    c) Chickpeas βœ…
    d) White Beans
  16. Who is the author of the "Harry Potter" series?
    a) J.D. Salinger
    b) Roald Dahl
    c) Suzanne Collins
    d) J.K. Rowling - βœ…
  17. How many players are there in a soccer team?
    a) 6
    b) 11 βœ…
    c) 9
    d) 4
  18. What does a barometer measure?
    a) Sound
    b) Light
    c) Atmospheric Pressure βœ…
    d) Humidity
  19. What is the highest-grossing film of all time?
    a) Titanic
    b) Avatar
    c) Avengers: Endgame βœ…
    d) Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  20. In what decade was the Internet created?
    a) 1960s βœ…
    b) 1970s
    c) 1980s
    d) 1990s
  21. How many teeth does an adult human have?
    a) 28
    b) 32 βœ…
    c) 30
    d) 26
  22. Who invented the lightbulb?
    a) Albert Einstein
    b) Nikola Tesla
    c) Thomas Edison βœ…
    d) Alexander Graham Bell
  23. What is the hottest planet in the solar system?
    a) Mercury
    b) Mars
    c) Venus βœ…
    d) Jupiter
  24. Who composed the music for "The Nutcracker"?
    a) Mozart
    b) Beethoven
    c) Tchaikovsky βœ…
    d) Bach
  25. What does NASA stand for?
    a) North American Satellite Association
    b) National Aeronautics and Space Administration βœ…
    c) National Association of Space Astronauts
    d) National American Space Association
  26. Who was the first President of the United States?
    a) Thomas Jefferson
    b) Benjamin Franklin
    c) Abraham Lincoln
    d) George Washington βœ…
  27. In what year was the United Nations founded?
    a) 1920
    b) 1945 βœ…
    c) 1950
    d) 1935
  28. Who is the CEO of Tesla?
    a) Jeff Bezos
    b) Mark Zuckerberg
    c) Tim Cook
    d) Elon Musk βœ…
  29. What type of animal is a penguin?
    a) Mammal
    b) Reptile
    c) Insect
    d) Bird βœ…
  30. What is the capital city of Canada?
    a) Vancouver
    b) Toronto
    c) Quebec City
    d) Ottawa βœ…
  31. What is the strongest muscle in the human body?
    a) Biceps
    b) Quadriceps
    c) Heart
    d) Jaw Muscle (Masseter) βœ…
  32. Who wrote the novel "Pride and Prejudice"?
    a) Charlotte Bronte
    b) Mary Shelley
    c) Jane Austen βœ…
    d) Emily Dickinson
  33. What is the fastest land animal?
    a) Cheetah βœ…
    b) Ostrich
    c) Lion
    d) Elephant
  34. Who painted "Starry Night"?
    a) Pablo Picasso
    b) Vincent van Gogh βœ…
    c) Claude Monet
    d) Edvard Munch
  35. How many bones are there in the adult human body?
    a) 256
    b) 206 βœ…
    c) 216
    d) 232
  36. What is the largest country in the world by area?
    a) Canada
    b) United States
    c) Australia
    d) Russia βœ…
  37. What is the loudest animal on Earth?
    a) Lion
    b) Elephant
    c) Blue Whale
    d) Sperm Whale βœ…
  38. What is the smallest country in the world?
    a) Monaco
    b) Vatican City βœ…
    c) Malta
    d) San Marino
  39. Who was Shakespeare?
    a) A classical composer
    b) A British King
    c) An English playwright and poet βœ…
    d) A scientist
  40. Who discovered penicillin?
    a) Isaac Newton
    b) Thomas Edison
    c) Marie Curie
    d) Alexander Fleming βœ…

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  41. What are the primary colors?
    a) Yellow, Blue, Red βœ…
    b) Yellow, Orange, Green
    c) Orange, Purple, Green
    d) Blue, Green, Yellow
  42. What does WWW stand for?
    a) World Wide Web βœ…
    b) World Web Warriors
    c) Wide World Web
    d) Web Wide World
  43. What is the capital city of Spain?
    a) Seville
    b) Barcelona
    c) Valencia
    d) Madrid βœ…
  44. Who directed the movie "Titanic"?
    a) Steven Spielberg
    b) James Cameron βœ…
    c) Alfred Hitchcock
    d) Tim Burton
  45. In what year was Facebook founded?
    a) 2000
    b) 2004 βœ…
    c) 2008
    d) 2010
  46. Who were the Wright Brothers?
    a) Scientists who discovered electricity
    b) Astronauts who landed on the moon
    c) Soviet spies during the cold war
    d) Pioneers in aviation βœ…
  47. What is the square root of 121?
    a) 10
    b) 13
    c) 11 βœ…
    d) 9
  48. Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
    a) John Glenn
    b) Yuri Gagarin
    c) Buzz Aldrin
    d) Neil Armstrong βœ…
  49. What is the world's largest desert?
    a) Mojave
    b) Siberian Desert
    c) Sahara
    d) Antarctic Desert βœ…
  50. Who composed the Four Seasons?
    a) Beethoven
    b) Mozart
    c) Vivaldi βœ…
    d) Handel
  51. How many strings does a standard guitar have?
    a) Four
    b) Five
    c) Six βœ…
    d) Seven
  52. What is the capital city of Italy?
    a) Milan
    b) Venice
    c) Florence
    d) Rome βœ…
  53. Who is the hero of the "Indiana Jones" series?
    a) Tom Cruise
    b) Harrison Ford βœ…
    c) Chris Evans
    d) Robert Downey Jr.
  54. What kind of animal is Shrek?
    a) Donkey
    b) Dragon
    c) Ogre βœ…
    d) Giant
  55. What is the biggest animal in the world?
    a) African Elephant
    b) Blue Whale βœ…
    c) Saltwater Crocodile
    d) White Rhinoceros
  56. In what country were the 2024 Summer Olympics held?
    a) Tokyo, Japan
    b) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    c) London, United Kingdom
    d) Paris, France βœ…
  57. What language is spoken in Argentina?
    a) English
    b) Portuguese
    c) Spanish βœ…
    d) French
  58. Who painted "The Scream"?
    a) Pablo Picasso
    b) Vincent van Gogh
    c) Edvard Munch βœ…
    d) Claude Monet
  59. What is the primary gas found in the Earth's atmosphere?
    a) Oxygen
    b) Argon
    c) Carbon Dioxide
    d) Nitrogen βœ…
  60. Who is the author of "The Great Gatsby"?
    a) J.D. Salinger
    b) Ernest Hemingway
    c) F. Scott Fitzgerald βœ…
    d) Mark Twain
  61. What is the longest river in the world?
    a) Amazon River
    b) Nile River βœ…
    c) Yangtze River
    d) Mississippi River
  62. Who are the two main characters in "Romeo and Juliet"?
    a) Hamlet and Ophelia
    b) Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
    c) Romeo and Juliet βœ…
    d) Othello and Desdemona
  63. In what country are the Pyramids of Giza located?
    a) Iran
    b) Iraq
    c) Egypt βœ…
    d) Saudi Arabia
  64. What is a group of crows called?
    a) A pack
    b) A flock
    c) A murder βœ…
    d) A caw
  65. What does the prefix "kilo" mean in the metric system?
    a) Hundred
    b) Ten
    c) Thousand βœ…
    d) Million
  66. Who directed the 2019 film "Parasite"?
    a) Quentin Tarantino
    b) Martin Scorsese
    c) Bong Joon-ho βœ…
    d) Christopher Nolan
  67. What color are emeralds?
    a) Blue
    b) Red
    c) Green βœ…
    d) Purple
  68. Where do kangaroos originate from?
    a) Africa
    b) South America
    c) North America
    d) Australia βœ…
  69. Who sang the 1980s hit "Like a Virgin"?
    a) Madonna βœ…
    b) Cher
    c) Cyndi Lauper
    d) Tina Turner
  70. What country does sushi originate from?
    a) China
    b) Korea
    c) Thailand
    d) Japan βœ…
  71. What does DNA stand for?
    a) Deoxyribose Nitrogen Acid
    b) Deoxyribonucleic Acid βœ…
    c) Deoxyribonicle Acid
    d) Deoxidized Nucleic Acid
  72. What word describes a word that spells the same backward and forwards?
    a) Homonym
    b) Synonym
    c) Palindrome βœ…
    d) Antonym
  73. What is the primary ingredient in guacamole?
    a) Lime
    b) Tomatoes
    c) Avocado βœ…
    d) Peppers
  74. What year did World War II end?
    a) 1941
    b) 1945 βœ…
    c) 1948
    d) 1950
  75. Who played the Joker in the 2019 film?
    a) Jack Nicholson
    b) Heath Ledger
    c) Jared Leto
    d) Joaquin Phoenix βœ…
  76. Whose face is on a $5 bill (the US)?
    a) George Washington
    b) Benjamin Franklin
    c) Abraham Lincoln βœ…
    d) Thomas Jefferson
  77. Who wrote the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird"?
    a) Mark Twain
    b) Ernest Hemingway
    c) Harper Lee βœ…
    d) Stephen King
  78. Which planet has the most moons?
    a) Mars
    b) Venus
    c) Saturn
    d) Jupiter βœ…
  79. In what city is the United Nations headquartered?
    a) Geneva, Switzerland
    b) New York, USA βœ…
    c) Paris, France
    d) Vienna, Austria
  80. Who composed the opera "Madame Butterfly"?
    a) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    b) Ludwig van Beethoven
    c) Johann Sebastian Bach
    d) Giacomo Puccini βœ…
  81. What chemical element has the symbol Na?
    a) Neon
    b) Nitrogen
    c) Sodium βœ…
    d) Argon
  82. What is the capital of South Africa?
    a) Johannesburg
    b) Cape Town βœ…
    c) Durban
    d) Pretoria (this is also correct, South Africa has three capital cities)
  83. How many claws does a domestic cat usually have?
    a) 14
    b) 18 βœ…
    c) 16
    d) 20
  84. Which fruit is the most popular and consumed worldwide?
    a) Banana
    b) Apple
    c) Mango
    d) Tomato βœ…
  85. Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 2023?
    a) Leonardo DiCaprio
    b) Brad Pitt
    c) Joaquin Phoenix
    d) The answer varies based on actual events in 2023.
  86. Who wrote the musical "Hamilton"?
    a) Andrew Lloyd Webber
    b) Lin-Manuel Miranda βœ…
    c) Stephen Sondheim
    d) Rodgers and Hammerstein
  87. "E=mc^2" is known as?
    a) Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle
    b) Newton's Law of Motion
    c) Einstein's Theory of Relativity βœ…
    d) Mendel's Law of Inheritance
  88. What is the main ingredient in a traditional Margherita pizza?
    a) Pepperoni
    b) Tomato, mozzarella, basil and olive oil βœ…
    c) Pineapple
    d) Sausage
  89. In which country is the Sphinx located?
    a) Greece
    b) India
    c) Egypt βœ…
    d) Mexico
  90. Who is the creator of the TV show "Game of Thrones"?
    a) George R.R. Martin βœ…
    b) J.R.R. Tolkien
    c) David Benioff
    d) D.B. Weiss
  91. Who is the current host of Jeopardy! in 2023?
    a) Alex Trebek
    b) Ken Jennings
    c) The answer varies depending on the actual host in 2023.
    d) Jimmy Fallon
  92. How many stars are there on the flag of China?
    a) 1
    b) 3
    c) 5 βœ…
    d) 7
  93. What type of car is the mystery machine in the Scooby-Doo series?
    a) Pickup Truck
    b) Sports Car
    c) Van βœ…
    d) Classic Car
  94. Who first said, "I think, therefore I am"?
    a) Plato
    b) Aristotle
    c) Descartes βœ…
    d) Socrates
  95. The Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of which country?
    a) New Zealand
    b) Australia βœ…
    c) Chile
    d) South Africa
  96. How many constellations are recognized by the International Astronomical Union?
    a) 88 βœ…
    b) 100
    c) 92
    d) 76
  97. How many legs does a spider usually have?
    a) Four
    b) Six
    c) Eight βœ…
    d) Ten
  98. What is the main ingredient in chocolate?
    a) Sugar
    b) Milk
    c) Cocoa Beans βœ…
    d) Wheat
  99. What year did women get the right to vote in the United States?
    a) 1920 βœ…
    b) 1930
    c) 1940
    d) 1950
  100. Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time?
    a) Usain Bolt
    b) Simone Biles
    c) Michael Phelps βœ…
    d) Carl Lewis

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How a Quiz on Social Media works
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Streaming Studio

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Step 3

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Step 4

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Step 6

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Step 7

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Step 8

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Step 9
Step 9

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Streaming Live Quiz on Facebook
Streaming Live Quiz on Facebook

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