General knowledge quiz questions and answers

Test your quiz knowledge with ten multiple choice general knowledge questions. You have just 7 seconds to answer each question, so be quick!

1. Which of these singers is the oldest?

A - Jennifer Lopez

B - Kylie Minogue

C - Mariah Carey

D - Adele


2. Goldie Hawn plays an abducted woman with memory loss in what ‘80s film?

A - Bird on a Wire

B - Overboard

C - Housesitter

D - Foul Play


3. What part of the body is described as ‘gluteal’?

A - Stomach

B - Chest

C - Buttocks

D - Mouth


4. Which writer did Forbes magazine declare the first billionaire author in 2004?

A - J.K. Rowling

B - Dan Brown

C - Danielle Steel

D - Jackie Collins


5. In the arts, what is ‘The Duchess of Malfi’?

A - A painting

B - A sculpture

C - A poem

D - A play


6. A ruby consists of nearly 100% of the oxide of what metal?

A - Aluminum

B - Rhodium

C - Iridium

D - Tungsten


7. What is a ‘Maven’?

A - An expert

B - A friend

C - An apostle

D - An enemy


8. What was the name of the 2015 film starring Anne Hathaway?

A - The Boss

B - The Intern

C - The Tea-Lady

D - The Hustle


9. In ‘The Simpsons’, who shot Mr. Burns?

A - Homer

B - Bart

C - Lisa

D - Maggie


10. What part of an aeroplane is the fuselage?

A - Body

B - Cockpit

C - Wings

D - Tail

Answers


1 (B) Kylie Minogue

2 (B) Overboard

3 (C) Buttocks

4 (A) J.K. Rowling

5 (D) A play

6 (A) Aluminum

7 (A) An expert

8 (B) The Intern

9 (D) Maggie

10 (A) Body