General Knowledge Quiz (10 trivia questions)

Ten general knowledge questions against the clock! Test your knowledge with these multiple choice questions.

1. Who wrote the children’s book series ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’?

A - C. S. Lewis

B - Roald Dahl

C - J. R. R. Tolkein

D - Lewis Carroll


2. Who was the first Queen of England?

A - Elizabeth

B - Mary

C - Catherine

D - Anne


3. What is the currency of Malaysia?

A - Pound

B - Dinar

C - Rupee

D - Ringgit


4. What is the state capital of Pennsylvania?

A - Pittsburgh

B - Harrisburg

C - Scranton

D - Philadelphia


5. What is the largest bird of prey in the world?

A - Golden eagle

B - Andean condor

C - Himalayan vulture

D - Philippine eagle


6. What was Sri Lanka called before the country was re-named in 1972?

A - Abyssinia

B - Burma

C - Ceylon

D - Siam


7. Which country has goulash as their national dish?

A - Bulgaria

B - Turkey

C - Greece

D - Hungary


8. Where in the human body is the medulla oblongata?

A - Brain

B - Heart

C - Lungs

D - Eyes


9. Who wrote the novel ‘War and Peace’?

A - Fyodor Dostoevsky

B - Leo Tolstoy 

C - George Orwell

D - Mark Twain


10. Marzipan gets its distinctive taste from which nut?

A - Macadamias

B - Hazelnuts

C - Cashews

D - Almonds

Answers

1 (A) C. S. Lewis

2 (B) Mary

3 (D) Ringgit

4 (B) Harrisburg

5 (B) Andean condor

6 (C) Ceylon

7 (D) Hungary

8 (A) Brain

9 (B) Leo Tolstoy 

10 (D) Almonds