Trivia of the Day Questions and Answers

Trivia of the Day Questions and Answers


Trivia of the Day Questions and Answers


1) Granite may metamorphose into
Answer: Gneiss.


2) Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?
Answer: Quartz glass.


3) What is the chemical symbol of gold?
Answer: Au.


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?
Answer: Scotland.


8) Which rocks is transformed into marble?
Answer: Limestone.


9) What is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature?
Answer: Mercury.


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?
Answer: True.


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?
Answer: -40°


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?
Answer: Charter.


20) Where is the Sargasso sea located?
Answer: North Atlantic Ocean.


21) In which town was Jesus born?
Answer: Bethlehem.


22) Holguin, Camaguey, and Matanzas are provinces of which country?
Answer: Cuba.


23) With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated?
Answer: Ukraine.


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?
Answer: USA.


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?
Answer: Switzerland.


29) Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe?
Answer: Netherlands.


30) What is the name of Dennis the Menace’s dog?
Answer: Gnasher.


31) Faraday is the charge on one mole of _____
Answer: Electrons.


32) Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army?
Answer: Hannibal.


33) What sport is played at Wimbledon?
Answer: Tennis.


34) Which country is home to the highest percentage of ethnic Russians?
Answer: Kazakhstan.


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?
Answer: 99%.


39) Filtration separates mixtures based upon their particle size. True or False?
Answer: True.


40) In 14 A.D., Augustus Caesar died. Who succeeded him?
Answer: Tiberius.


41) Which foreign country is closest to Andarnan Islands?
Answer: Myanmar.


42) Who played The Fugitive?
Answer: David Jason.


43) Thermal decomposition of alkanes is known as which name?
Answer: Cracking.


44) Where did Olympic Games originate?
Answer: Greece.


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?
Answer: Rectifier.


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?
Answer: Croatia.


49) How much of earth surface is covered by the forests?
Answer: 30 percent.


50) Atomic bombs work by atomic fission. True or False?
Answer: True.


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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?
Answer: Cows.


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?
Answer: Mare.


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?
Answer: Denier.


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?
Answer: Gdansk.


68) What is the total surface area of earth?
Answer: 510 million sq km.


69) How many bases are there on a baseball field?
Answer: 4.


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?
Answer: Pinocchio.


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?
Answer: France.


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?
Answer: Carbon.


81) What was the popular name of Edson Arantes do Nascimento?
Answer: Pele.


82) Duluth, Minnesota is adjacent to which Great Lake?
Answer: Superior.


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)
Answer: Paper.


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?
Answer: 1865.


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?
Answer: Rhubarb.


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.


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