General Knowledge Questions and Answers
How many questions can you answer?
Who was the third child born to Queen Elizabeth II?
What is the currency of Iran?
On a computer keyboard, which letter is below H and J?
‘Because You’re Worth It’ is the strap-line of which brand?
Which bank was founded first, Lloyds or Barclays?
Which country landed a spacecraft on the dark side of the moon in 2019?
How much funding did Donald Trump need to raise to build his wall - $3bn, $5bn or $8bn?
How many cards are dealt to each player at the start of a game of Bridge?
Approximately how many cassette albums were sold in 2018 - 20,000, 35,000 or 50,000?
What were ‘Starburst’ sweets formerly known as?
A Big Mac has how many calories, 408, 508 or 608?
If it’s 2am in New York on the 13th January, what time is it in Zurich?
Who was the UK Foreign Secretary in January 2019?
Which female-named hurricane devastated New Orleans in 2005?
In the zodiac, which animal is linked with Capricorn?
In which year was the Duke of Edinburgh born - 1921, 1924 or 1927?
What was the currency of Greece before the Euro?
What is the first name of Donald Trump’s first wife?
Who was the mayor of London before Boris Johnson?
Omar Al-Bashir was the leader of which country between 1989 and 2019?
In which month is Australia Day?
In a 2019 Halifax Bank survey, where was the best UK place to live - Chelsea, Orkney or Rutland?
Which specialised agency of the United Nations is known by the initials WHO?
World Health Organisation
How old was Marilyn Monroe when she died - 27, 32 or 36?
Excluding the DLR, how many tube lines are there in London?
Who became the US President in 1981?
From which country does the car brand Nissan originate?
What is the nationality of Pope Francis?
In which year was the first iPad released - 2008, 2010 or 2012?
The 2020 Chinese New Year was the year of which animal?
What is the third colour of the rainbow?
What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it’s dead?
Who became leader of the Labour Party in 2010?
McCarran International Airport is in which city?
What is the first name of Ms Pelosi, the US House of Representatives Speaker?
What did school children in the UK go on strike for on Friday 15th February 2019?
Which company uses the strapline ‘Think Differently’?
What number does the Roman numeral ‘L’ stand for?
What does a Milliner do?
Makes or Sells Hats
With which company would you associate Karl Lagerfeld?
What is the name of the Wikileaks founder?
As at the 1st January 2020, how much did a first class stamp cost for a standard letter?
The 2019 Oscars was the 71st, 81st or 91st Academy Awards?
In the board game Cluedo, which suspect is represented by the blue piece?
In which country did President Trump first meet Kim Jong-Un?
Which Labour MP was sentenced to 3 months in prison for perverting the course of justice?
What is the American word for ‘corn’?
Where would you find the ‘Sea of Tranquility’?
If it’s 2pm in Hanoi on new years day, what time is it in Brussels?
Which company had the highest share price in June 2020 - Facebook, Google or Amazon?
What is the name of the company that launched the Dragon capsule into space?
Which stretch of water was used by Donald Campbell for his water speed record attempts?
If it’s 5pm in Beijing on the 1st March, what time is it in Rome?
Who said ‘They think it’s all over, it is now’ in the 1966 World Cup final commentary?
What was the name of the Austrian currency prior to being replaced by the Euro?
Who is the eldest of the Queen’s grandchildren?
What two colours appear on the flag of San Marino?
White and Blue
Alongside Richard Curtis, who co-founded Comic Relief in 1985?
‘The Ultimate Driving Machine’ was a strap line for which car manufacturer?
At 8am in Nairobi, Kenya on the 1st March, what time was it in Edinburgh?
Which Apollo mission number was the first moon landing?
Which brand has the strap line ‘Eat Fresh’?
Who was the speaker of the House of Commons until 2019?
Which two UK supermarkets had their merger blocked in April 2019?
Sainsbury's and Asda
How many stripes are there on the American flag - 12, 13 or 14?
YouTube was founded in which year - 2003, 2005 or 2007?
The first solo transatlantic flight started in New York, but in which city did it finish?
Where is the Forbidden City?
Which former US President died in December 2006 at the age of 93?
If it’s 2pm on the 1st April in Monaco, what time is it in Montreal?
What is the name of Harry and Meghan’s Instagram account?
ABTA represents which group of people?
The French President occupies which official residence?
Which company owns the online database IMDb?
Which member of the royal family opened the NHS Nightingale Hospital?
Which brand uses the slogan “Good things come to those who wait”?
Which was London’s first railway station - London Bridge, Euston or Waterloo?
Which billionaire is the chairman of the Arcadia retail group?
Sir Phillip Green
What is the currency of Argentina?
Which social media platform came first - Snapchat or Instagram?
In which city would you find Notre Dame Cathedral?
Which pop superstar did Sean Penn marry in 1985?
Covent Garden Tube Station is on which London Underground line?
How many points does the word ‘trivia’ score in a game of Scrabble?
In which year was the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un born - 1974, 1984 or 1994?
What colour is 36 on a roulette table - red or black?
True or False, the Rumba originated in Cuba?
Which colour is Oxford Street on a standard London Monopoly board?
Australians and New Zealanders call them ‘capsicums’, what do Brits call them?
Which company uses the slogan ‘Believe In Better’?
If the 12th March falls on a Friday, what day does the 12th April fall on?
In which year did Prince Andrew marry Sarah Ferguson - 1983, 1986 or 1989?
What is the currency of Thailand?
What name is given for rolling two one’s on a pair of dice?
What is the first name of Harry and Meghan’s first born son?
What is the name of the 100 year old fundraiser who raised over £30m for the NHS?
How many sides does a 20p have?
If it’s 1am in London on the 1st May, what time is it in Cancun, Mexico?
In the board game Risk, what colour is the continent of Asia?
In a game of chess, which piece starts in each corner of the board?
Haneda airport serves which capital city?
What was the currency of Malta prior to the Euro?
What does a pair of crossed swords symbolise on a map?
Which beer was introduced last - Stella Artois, Guinness or Heineken?
What is the first name of Boris Johnson’s father?
How many portraits are carved into Mount Rushmore?
Which word can go after ‘colour’ and before ‘spot’?
In 2020, £1 buys approximately how many Yen - 37, 137 or 237?
If it’s 5am in Singapore on the 24th May, what time is it in Paris?
What is the currency of Nigeria?
If it’s 8pm in London on a June evening, what time is it in Mexico City?
How many stars are there on the Chinese flag?
In which US state was Coca Cola first made - Georgia, Florida or Massachusetts?
Which airline is the flag carrier for Germany?
In which city was Boris Johnson born - London, Paris or New York?
On which London Underground line can you find Bethnal Green station?
Which prime number comes after 37?
In which year did Hong Kong transfer from British to Chinese rule?
Which side of a boat is starboard?
Which was Jeremy Hunt’s first role - Foreign Secretary, Culture Secretary or Health Secretary?
In which Strait did Iran shoot down a US military drone in 2019?
Strait of Hormuz
By what name was William Henry McCarty better known?
Billy The Kid
Which star sign comes after Leo?
Which cloud based workplace solutions company IPO’d on the New York Stock Exchange in June 2019?
In which year was Jeremy Corbyn born - 1939, 1949 or 1959?
In which county is Glastonbury?
On the 1st April 2019, how much did a colour TV licence cost - £147.50, £154.50 or £161.50?
Which company uses the slogan “It Does Exactly What It Says on the Tin.”?
If it’s 2pm in Sydney on the 1st July, what time is it in Tokyo?
Which US president was the first to reside in the White House - John Adams, Thomas Jefferson or Abraham Lincoln?
How many numbered compartments are there on a standard European roulette wheel?
In which country is the Marina Bay Sands hotel which has the world’s highest rooftop pool?
How tall is the Eiffel Tower in metres - 324, 354 or 384?
Q and which other letter does not appear in the periodic table of the elements?
How many litres of champagne are there in a Magnum - 0.75, 1.5 or 3?
In a standard pack of playing cards what does the queen of hearts hold in her hands?
What is the currency of Sweden?
Which UK ambassador to the US resigned in 2019 following his criticism of the Trump administration?
Sir Kim Darroch
Regent’s Park can be found on which London Underground line?
The ‘DAX’ stock index is based in which country?
KLM is the flag carrier airline for which country?
‘Brad’s Drink’ was the original name for which carbonated soft drink brand?
How many points does the word ‘President’ score in scrabble?
If you dialled the number ‘123’ in the UK, what would you be calling?
How many months were there in the old Roman year?
Who became the leader of the Liberal Democrats in 2019?
What was the name of the captain of the ‘Titanic’?
Which company were the sponsors of Love Island in 2019?
Which airline made £2.2billion from extra charges in 2018/19?
What is the main currency of Malaysia?
What was Elvis Presley’s middle name - John, Aaron or Walter?
What was the trade of Charles Lewis Tiffany?
What is the name of the Derbyshire town evacuated in 2019 due to a nearby dam on the verge of collapse?
What is the first name of Boris Johnson’s girlfriend who he moved into Downing Street with?
The mariachi musical style/band belongs to which country?
What is the cube root of 343?
Which brand used the slogan “What’s The Worst That Could Happen”?
Aeroflot is the national airline of which country?
What is both a French wine region and a luxury American car manufacturer?
To the nearest yard, how long is 100 meters?
In which UK town do gypsies gather for the annual horse fair?
Which metal is more expensive per gram - Nickel, Zinc or Copper?
Which two colours appear on the flag of Monaco?
In which month is Martin Luther King day?
If it’s 6pm in New York on the 1st September, what time is it in Tokyo?
In which city did Roger Bannister run the first sub four minute mile?
What is the singer Elton John’s real name?
In which year was the first Notting Hill Carnival - 1956, 1966 or 1976?
What’s the name of the period between the end of a Parliament session and the State Opening of the next session?
What does ‘Oxfam’ actually stand for?
Oxford Committee for Famine Relief
What is the cause of the US public holiday on the second Monday of October?
What is the name of the Swedish climate change activist who sailed across the Atlantic to avoid flying?
Who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin?