General knowledge quiz questions and answers

Test your quiz knowledge with 10 multiple choice general knowledge trivia questions.

1 - The 1960’s are often described as being what?

A - Singing

B - Swimming

C - Swinging

D - Spinning


2 - The word ‘Boer’ means ‘farmer’ in what European language?

A - Dutch

B - Norwegian

C - Finnish

D - Swedish


3 - What is the scientific name fort the plants and animals in a major climatic region?

A - Biome

B - Bioset

C - Bioregion

D - Biohabitat


4 - What colour cricket ball was used for the first time in a Test match in November 2015?

A - White

B - Yellow

C - Blue

D - Pink


5 - Which of these string instruments is the largest?

A - Violin

B - Cello

C - Viola

D - Guitar


6 - What profession follows ‘L.A.’ in the title of a long running US TV series?

A - Medicine

B - Accountancy

C - Law

D - Banking


7 - In which of these wars did Britain and France fight on the same side?

A - Napoleonic Wars

B - Seven Years War

C - Crimean War

D - Hundred Years War


8 - The artist Nicholas Hilliard was famous for what type of paintings?

A - Murals

B - Still lives

C - Miniatures

D - Portraits


9 - ‘Racegoer’ is a common term for a follower of which sport?

A - Athletics

B - Motorsport

C - Yachting

D - Horse racing


10 - After California, which US state has the most votes in the Electoral College?

A - Texas

B - Illinois

C - Florida

D - Virginia

Answers

1 (C) Swinging

2 (A) Dutch

3 (A) Biome

4 (D) Pink

5 (B) Cello

6 (C) Law

7 (C) Crimean War

8 (C) Miniatures

9 (D) Horse racing

10 (A) Texas