Trivia of the Day Questions and Answers
1) Granite may metamorphose into
2) Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?
Answer: Quartz glass.
3) What is the chemical symbol of gold?
4) What do you call a grouping of crocodiles?
Answer: A float of crocodiles.
5) Due to bite of mad dog the disease hydrophobia is caused by which virus?
Answer: Rabies virus.
6) What is Dick Grayson better known as?
Answer: Robin (Batman and Robin).
7) Where is The Trossachs?
8) Which rocks is transformed into marble?
9) What is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature?
10) Which period of music, dating approximately from 1800 – 1910, is exemplified by composers such as Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Wagner, and saw symphonic boundaries extended and even obliterated?
Answer: The Romantic Period.
11) By which number the quality of gasoline’ sample is determined?
Answer: By its octane number.
12) What was given on the fourth day of Christmas?
Answer: Calling birds.
13) Which former Reuters’ employee went on to create one of the world’s most famous secret agents?
Answer: Ian Fleming.
14) Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi.
15) The Atoms are most stable when their outer shells are full. True or False?
16) Who was the youngest Nobel Prize winner?
Answer: Sir William Lawrence Bragg.
17) A temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the same value?
18) What was Skippy ( on TV )?
Answer: The bush kangaroo.
19) What goes after ‘People’s’, ‘Atlantic’ and ‘Citizen’s’ for three documents drawn up in 1837, 1941 and 1991 respectively?
20) Where is the Sargasso sea located?
Answer: North Atlantic Ocean.
21) In which town was Jesus born?
22) Holguin, Camaguey, and Matanzas are provinces of which country?
23) With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated?
24) What does a funambulist do?
Answer: Tightrope walker.
25) What is the distance from the Earth to the Sun.
Answer: 93 million miles.
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26) Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world?
27) What does Hydrometer measure?
Answer: Specific gravity (or relative density) of liquids.
28) In which European country is it illegal to slam a car door?
29) Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe?
30) What is the name of Dennis the Menace’s dog?
31) Faraday is the charge on one mole of _____
32) Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army?
33) What sport is played at Wimbledon?
34) Which country is home to the highest percentage of ethnic Russians?
35) What is the mean of Invisible Export?
Answer: Export Services.
36) What are bactrians and dromedaries?
Answer: Camels (one hump or two).
37) Who was the only president to serve as the director of the CIA?
Answer: George Herbert Walker Bush.
38) What percentage of water is lost during transpiration?
39) Filtration separates mixtures based upon their particle size. True or False?
40) In 14 A.D., Augustus Caesar died. Who succeeded him?
41) Which foreign country is closest to Andarnan Islands?
42) Who played The Fugitive?
Answer: David Jason.
43) Thermal decomposition of alkanes is known as which name?
44) Where did Olympic Games originate?
45) What do you call a grouping of crows?
Answer: A murder of crows.
46) The unidirectional property of a pn-junction is useful for its use as which thing?
47) Who sailed in the Nina – Pinta and Santa Maria?
Answer: Christopher Columbus.
48) The island of Vis is just off the coast of which country?
49) How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?
Answer: 30 percent.
50) Atomic bombs work by atomic fission. True or False?
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51) Which period of music made use of musical textures, colors and imagery to evoke phenomenons of nature, and though lasting only fifty years (from about 1875 – 1925) still has great influence today?
Answer: The Impressionist Period.
52) What are female elephants called?
53) Which energy of the electron at absolute zero is called?
Answer: Fermi energy.
54) Which leader died in St Helena?
Answer: Napoleon Bonaparte.
55) Who was the long-range World War I German cannon Big Bertha named for?
Answer: Bertha Krupp.
56) What is the characteristic odour of garlic?
Answer: A sulphur compound.
57) What is the name of an adult female horse?
58)Who was known as the “Sultan of Swat”?
Answer: “Babe” Ruth.
59) What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse?
Answer: 7 minutes 40 seconds.
60) Who wrote Gone with the Wind?
Answer: Margaret Mitchell.
61) What Nobel Prize laureate in Physics linked the tragic 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger to frozen O-rings?
Answer: Richard P. Feynman.
62) Which is the vitamin that is most readily manufactured in our bodies?
Answer: Vitamin D.
63) What does Anemometer measure?
Answer: Speed of wind.
64) What is the unit used for measuring the fineness of yarn, especially in stockings and tights?
65) The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by which author?
Answer: Mario Puzo.
66) What does ring a ring a roses refer to?
Answer: The Black Death.
67) Which Polish city lies on the coast?
68) What is the total surface area of earth?
Answer: 510 million sq km.
69) How many bases are there on a baseball field?
70) When the solar wind collides with the earth’s magnetic field, we observe this:
Answer: Aurora Borealis.
71) What is an essential attribute of inflation?
Answer: Increase in prices.
72) Whose nose grew when he told a lie?
73) What is the length of the Earth’s orbit around the Sun?
Answer: 584 million miles.
74) In human body, which are the leg bones?
Answer: Humerus and Femur.
75) What is the most recognizable physical feature of the male lion?
Answer: Its mane.
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76) In which European country is Martin the most common surname?
77) Which book is entitled as ‘Bible of Communism’ ?
Answer: Das Kapital.
78) Who has won the most Oscars?
Answer: Walt Disney.
79) Electrons move into a higher-energy orbital when it is in the …
Answer: Excited state.
80) Which is the essential element in all organic compounds?
81) What was the popular name of Edson Arantes do Nascimento?
82) Duluth, Minnesota is adjacent to which Great Lake?
83) What are the ‘Temperate lows’?
Answer: Sub-polar low pressure belts.
84) What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle?
Answer: Eat porridge (it’s a spoon).
85)Which Boer statesman became president of the Transvaal in 1883?
Answer: Paul Kruger.
86) In metabolism, how enzymes act?
Answer: As catalyst.
87) Identify the sport: Two teams of 6 players each try to ground a ball into the opposing zone, over a net, by hitting it with their hands?
Answer: Volley Ball.
88) Who was the only president to serve in the House of Representatives after his presidency?
Answer: John Quincy Adams.
89) If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at 150°W, what will be the time at 150°E ?
Answer: 12 Noon on Tuesday.
90) Which award has the words for valour on it?
Answer: Victoria Cross.
91) What did the Chinese refine the making of in 105 A.D.? (used for writing)
92) By which plants is the maximum fixation of solar energy done?
Answer: Green plants.
93) Carl and the Passions changed band name to what
Answer: Beach Boys.
94) In what year was the United States Secret Service founded?
95) You should be most concerned about a dog attacking when it is:
Answer: Silently aggressive.
96) Who was the first U.S. president to make an official visit outside the country while in office?
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt.
97) Who did colonial poet Barron Field refer to as “our Columbus of the South”?
Answer: Captain James Cook.
98) Which is not a fruit?
99) In architectural speak, what is the front of a building called?
Answer: Facade (or face).
100) What Glenn Miller song was originally called Now I Lay Me Down to Weep?
Answer: Moon Indigo.