General Knowledge Quiz questions and answers

Answer these quick fire questions before the timer runs out! Ten trivia questions on general knowledge with answers.

1. Which, by area, is the largest country in South America?

A - Argentina

B - Colombia

C - Paraguay

D - Brazil


2. In the periodic table, what is the symbol for Potassium?

A - P

B - Po

C - K

D - Ta


3. Which city is built on more than 100 islands? 

A - Venice

B - Rome

C - Madrid

D - Dublin


4. Insulin is commonly used to treat which condition?

A - Pneumonia

B - Diabetes

C - Flu

D - Eczema


5. What part of the body has a protective layer called the sclera?

A - Eyes

B - Mouth

C - Nose

D - Ears


6. Who is the former drummer of Nirvana who fronts the Foo Fighters?

A - Taylor Hawkins

B - Nate Mendel

C - Rami Jaffee

D- Dave Grohl


7. What is the minimum age a person has to be to stand for US President?

A - 21

B - 30

C - 35

D - 40


8. Tom Cruise is an outspoken member of which religion?

A - Buddhism

B - Catholicism

C - Scientology

D - Taoism


9. In computing, what do the initials USB stand for?

A - Universal Serial Bus 

B - Universal Serial Bracket

C - Universal Safety Bus

D - Universal Safety Bracket


10. Roughly what amount of their DNA do humans and chimpanzees share?

A - 92%

B - 94%

C - 96%

D - 98%

Answers

1 (D) Brazil

2 (C) K

3 (A) Venice

4 (B) Diabetes

5 (A) Eyes

6 (D) Dave Grohl

7 (C) 35

8 (C) Scientology

9 (A) Universal Serial Bus 

10 (D) 98%