Can You Ace This Knowledge Quiz?

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What plant is traditionally the primary ingredient in wine?

What is the head of the Roman Catholic Church called?

The poster for which film from the 1950s features three skipping characters, all dressed in bright yellow raincoats and swinging umbrellas?

Which civil rights activist was famous for refusing to give up her seat on a bus?

Newton is said to have been inspired by what to describe the theory of gravity?

Which American town was famous for its witch trials?

Who was the original "King" of rock n' roll?

What flightless bird went extinct in the 1660s and has a reputation for stupidity?

What chemical is added to U.S. water supplies in the hopes of improving dental health?

Which of these letters is not a vowel?

Which of these was not one of Snow White's seven dwarfs?

The human brain communicates with the rest of the body through networks of what?

The famous "I want YOU for the U.S. Army" poster from WWI features an image of whom?

What famous comic strip, written by Bill Watterson, centered around a young boy and his stuffed tiger?

Yellowstone National Park is in which of the following states?

Which U.S. president is thought to have taught himself how to read and write?

Which of these foods was invented in Australia?

The cardinal is the official bird of which of the following states?

According to the Big Bang Theory, how did the universe begin?

Which star doesn't appear to move through the sky over the course of a year?

Who authored "The Lord of the Rings," "The Hobbit," and the many other books which take place in Middle Earth?

Digestion typically releases what chemical that makes you happy?

What animal feeds almost exclusively on bamboo?

In the "Iliad," Greek forces besiege the people of what kingdom?

Which English king was famous for beheading his wives?

Which of the following is not an island in Hawaii?

Why was the Boston Tea Party so named?

All known elements are organized in something called what?

In the Harry Potter series, Harry must battle which evil wizard?

Agent 007, featured in many movies dating back to 1962, is known as _______ Bond?

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About This Quiz

Calling all trivia junkies! Let’s jump right in and see just how smart you are!

Being a trivia master is so much more than just memorizing facts and being smart. If you’re good at trivia, then you probably have at least a few of the following qualities. You have a love of knowledge and, if you don’t have an answer, you have a burning desire to find one. You’ve always got your eyes and ears peeled for new information, soaking it up like a sponge. 

Books are your best friend; you read voraciously. You’re not afraid to explore new topics — you might be an expert in ’80s movies and WWII planes, but you’re still willing to learn about world languages (by the way, do you know the most widely spoken language in the world? It’s Chinese). You stay on top of current events and have plenty of sources for your news.

So, do you still think you can ace this general knowledge quiz you’ll take today? Think you might know which creature can lift up to 50 times its body weight? Or, where the Serengeti is located? Or which vitamin is responsible for giving carrots their bright orange color? Or, which bug sometimes has six legs and sometimes eight? Or, what was the first music video played on MTV?

If any of those questions ring a bell, don’t wait — see if you’re smart enough to ace this quiz!

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