100 Easy General Knowledge Questions and Answers

From US Presidents to famous foods, these 100 easy general knowledge questions and answers will definitely challenge you!

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There are 100 easy general knowledge questions and answers in this fun quiz!

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Movies, music, history and geography all feature in these easy general knowledge quiz questions

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100 Easy General Knowledge Questions and Answers

1. 
The Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat are characters in which famous book?

2. 
Maroon and scarlet are shades of what color?

3. 
The flag of the United States of America is often referred to as The Stars and Stripes, or Old Glory. Which 3 colours are used in this flag?

4. 
What is the capital of the United States of America?

5. 
According to The Beatles’ song released in 1966, we all live in a yellow what?

6. 
Professor Plum is a character in which board game?

7. 
Which of these is the US national anthem?

8. 
What spirit has the nickname 'mother's ruin'?

9. 
Which of the following would you use in German to say ‘goodbye’?

10. 
Which member of an orchestra holds a baton?

11. 
In which country would you find the famous pyramids?

12. 
What colour Corvette did Prince sing about?

13. 
In which fun game might you try to remove a rubber band from a leg with tweezers?

14. 
What currency is used in Australia?

15. 
Dolly was the name of the world’s first mammal cloned from a somatic cell. Which animal was Dolly?

16. 
Tacos and guacamole are popular foods from which country?

17. 
Which United States president had his Facebook account suspended in 2021?

18. 
How do you say ‘cheers’ in Spanish?

19. 
Which species of bird lays the largest eggs?

20. 
Which fruit is traditionally carved to create a Jack O’Lantern?

21. 
Which song do we most often associate with New Year in the western world?

22. 
Red is often associated with anger. Which colour is associated with envy?

23. 
Which 'Friends' character is best known for the catchphrase, "How you doin'?"

24. 
Which film features the song 'Let It Go'?

25. 
Which Roman god is associated with Valentine’s Day?

26. 
What is the first name of the current president of the USA?

27. 
On which holiday do you usually look forward to trick-or-treating?

28. 
How would you ask for a beer in Spanish?

29. 
What precious metal has the chemical symbol Au?

30. 
In which continent are Chile, Argentina and Brazil?

31. 
What traditional Christmas plant is native to Mexico?

32. 
How many zodiac signs are there?

33. 
Which artist famously cut off his own ear?

34. 
Which of the following animals is capable of running at the fastest recorded speed?

35. 
What or who does the US president pardon and save on Thanksgiving?

36. 
Global superstar Beyoncé is married to which other famous musician?

37. 
Who is most widely credited with the invention of the World Wide Web?

38. 
Which of these is a famous Christmas ballet?

39. 
Which author found fame by writing the Harry Potter novels?

40. 
"Te Amo" means what in Spanish?

41. 
What Lionel Richie song is also a greeting?

42. 
Which of the following animals is native to Australia?

43. 
Which artist had a hit with "Your Song"?

44. 
How many bones are there in the human body?

45. 
Which of these is the longest running animated TV show?

46. 
In which country would you find the longest river in the world?

47. 
Disney has resorts in which two US states?

48. 
80's pop legends A-Ha hail from which of the following countries?

49. 
What is the capital city of Brazil?

50. 
Alexander Graham Bell is famous for which of the following inventions?

51. 
Which alcoholic beverage is popular in Mexico?

52. 
Which female country star first recorded ‘I Will Always Love You,’ the song that went on to become one of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits?

53. 
Which of these is Australia's capital city?

54. 
What is the name of Harry Potter's pet owl?

55. 
How many days does January have in total?

56. 
Which female singer teamed up with Robbie Williams to produce the single Kids?

57. 
In which country was singer Rihanna born?

58. 
Which actor played the Grinch?

59. 
In the human body, where would you find atriums, aortas and ventricles?

60. 
Harry Styles was a former member of which boyband?

61. 
What city is considered to be the birthplace of jazz music?

62. 
Name the blue amnesiac fish voiced by Ellen DeGeneres in Finding Nemo.

63. 
Which famous composer wrote the soundtracks for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones films?

64. 
Which '90s pop queen released global chart topper '...Baby One More Time'?

65. 
Fill in the blanks: "He did the mash / He did the ___ mash / The ____ mash / It was a ___ smash"

66. 
The Village People released which famous hit song in 1978?

67. 
Which female singer went to have a hugely successful solo career after leaving the Supremes?

68. 
New Jersey's Dead or Alive became famous for which of the following records?

69. 
Kate Hudson's mum is also a famous actress, but who is she?

70. 
The Pimms No.1 Cup is the official drink of which annual sporting championship?

71. 
Who did John Lennon say The Beatles were more popular than?

72. 
Which character said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”?

73. 
Escargot is the culinary name for which creature?

74. 
Which Disney film features the song 'Circle of Life'?

75. 
Which of the following wasn't born in India?

76. 
Charity supergroup 'Band Aid' released which of the following songs in 1984 to raise funds for those struck by famine in Ethiopia?

77. 
Where is the Bermuda Triangle located?

78. 
What is the name of the popular fried dumpling eaten as a snack in India?

79. 
Which famous pop star has a daughter named Lourdes?

80. 
What is Popeye’s favorite vegetable?

81. 
Who was the longest serving British Prime Minister in modern history, serving for over 11 years?

82. 
Pizza is one the most popular foods in the world, and can be found almost everywhere. From which Italian city does modern pizza originate?

83. 
What is the tallest mountain in the world?

84. 
Can you name the largest organ in the human body?

85. 
Which British band had a hit with Champagne Supernova?

86. 
The first Super Bowl was won by which team?

87. 
Which is the only fruit that wears its seeds on the outside?

88. 
What is the national bird of India?

89. 
What sport did Michael Johnson set the world record for at the 1996 Olympics?

90. 
In which year did World War II end?

91. 
Which country hosted the delayed 2020 Olympics in 2021?

92. 
Fill in the gap: Approximately ____ of the Earth's surface is covered by ocean.

93. 
What makes up the majority of what a panda eats?

94. 
In the solar system, which planet is known for its rings?

95. 
Of all the animals on Earth, which is the largest?

96. 
Which planet in the Solar System is furthest from the Sun?

97. 
Which children’s book author created the famed chocolatier Willy Wonka?

98. 
How can you tell how old a tree is?

99. 
What is the national flower/emblem of Ireland?

100. 
Who was left ‘Home Alone’ in 1990s Christmas blockbuster?

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