QUIZ TRIVIA

Q.What was a ship called the Ancon the first to travel through, on August 15, 1914?
A: The Panama Canal.

That was the first trivia quizzes question...ok now I'll leave you alone for a while.

Q.What fighter pilot flew World War I missions with his Great Dane "Moritz" next to him in the cockpit?
A: Monfred von Richthofen, or " The Red Baron".

Q.What country lost 17.2 percent of its population in World War II?
A: Poland.

Q.What deranged Roman emperor had a name that meant "little boot"?
A: Caligula.

Q.What Pakistani was the first head of state in the 20th century to give birth in office?
A: Benazir Bhutto.

Q.What two-word term describes the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning f the Renaissance?
A: Middle Ages.

Q.What newspaper won a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage?
A: The Washington Post.

Q.Who described the impending Persian Gulf ground war as "the mother of all battles"?
A: Saddam Hussein.

Q.What ship's lookout was miffed when his request for binoculars was denied in 1912?
A: The Titanic's.

Q.What big-league baseball prospect was jailed in Cuba from 1953 to 1955 before going on to bigger things?
A: Fidel Castro.

Still more trivia - questions and answers toO for trivia quizzes.

Q.Who saw the turtleneck he wore at cease-fire talks in Bosnia fetch $5,000 at auction?
A: Jimmy Carter.

Q.What brave-hearted Scottish patriot led soldiers to a defeat of the English at the Battle of Cambuskenneth in 1297?
A: William Wallace.

Q.What nation issued the five-dollar bill found in Abraham Lincoln's pocket when he was shot?
A: The Confederate States of America.

Q.What Argentinian was buried in a Milan cemetery under the pseudonym Maria Maggi?
A: Eva Peron.
What Polish political movement got the support of Pope John Paul II in the 1980s?
A: Solidarity.

Lots of history trivia questions and answers.

Q.What war lasted from June5, 1967 to June 10, 1967?
A: The Six-Day War.

Q.Who was the longest-reigning Arab ruler, through 1995?
A: King Hussein of Jordan.

Q.What famous Swiss citizen said of nuclear bombs: "If I had known, I would have become a watchmaker"?
A: Albert Einstein.

Q.What nation was bounced from the Organization of American States in 1962?
A: Cuba.

Q.What's the Islamic Resistance Movement better known as to Palestinians?
A: Hamas.

Q.Who was the first president of the National Organization for Women, in 1966?
A: Betty Freidan.

Q.Who tooled around Chicago during Prohibition in a car bearing the license plate "EN-1"?
A: Eliot Ness.

Q.Who cross-examined the victims in the trial against Long Island Railroad shooter Colin Ferguson?
A: Colin Ferguson.

Q.What beating victim's 23-lawyer defense team handed the city of Los Angeles a bill for $4.4 million?
A: Rodney King's.

Q.What can Germans publicly deny the existence of to earn five years in prison?
A: The Holocaust.

Q.What French explorer was murdered by his crew after he spent two years failing to locate the mouth of the Mississippi?
A: Robert La Salle.

Q.Who's believed by many to be buried in Downpatrick under a tombstone marked with the letter "P"?
A: St. Patrick.

Q.What controversial crime fighter did Elvis Presley call "the greatest living American"?
A: J. Edgar Hoover.

Q.What cavalryman's bonehead moves included leaving four Gatling guns behind, in 1876?
A: George Armstrong Custer's.
Q.Who wrote in 1774 that "no thinking man" in America wanted independence from England?
A:George Washington


Q. GCarl and the Passions changed band name to what?
A:The Beach Boys

Q.How many rings on the Olympic flag?
A:Five

Q.What colour is vermilion a shade of?
A:Red

Q.King Zog ruled which country?
A:Albania

Q.What colour is Spock's blood?
A:Green

Q.Where in your body is your patella?
A:Knee ( it's the kneecap )

Q.Where can you find London bridge today?
A:USA ( Arizona )

Q.What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule?
A:Vodka

Q.Who was the first man in space?
A:Yuri Gagarin

Q.What would you do with a Yashmak?
A:Wear it - it's an Arab veil

Q.Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans?
A:Judas Escariot

Q.Which mammal lays eggs?
A:Duck billed platypus

Q.On television what was Flipper?
A:Dolphin

Q.Who's band was The Quarrymen?
A:John Lenon

Q.Which was the most successful Grand National horse?
A:Red Rum

Q.Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man?
A:Lee Majors

Q.In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck?
A:Sheep

Q.Who was Dan Dare's greatest enemy in the Eagle?
A:Mekon

Q.What is Dick Grayson better known as?
A:Robin (Batman and Robin)

Q.What was given on the fourth day of Christmas?
A:Calling birds

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