The Ultimate General Knowledge Quiz

Gather your friends and family to take part in our general knowledge quiz and see who will be crowned the winner! Thanks to our ‘click to reveal’ answers, even the quiz host can join in.

This Quiz has 100 Questions Divided into 4 Rounds with a free printable PDF version you can print off at the end of this page – Enjoy!

Round 1

1 – What name refers to a boot, a football team, and a female?

2 – What three ingredients are typically used to make pancake batter?

3 – What is a baby Goat called?

4 – What was the name of Miley Cyrus’s Disney character?

5 – Where was William Shakespeare born?

6 – What river runs through Paris?

7 – In Harry Potter, what animal represents Hufflepuff house?

8 – What university did Stephen Hawking go to?

9 – Which activist wrote ‘No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference’?

10 – What did Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry name their first child?

11 – In the popular TV series, Gavin & Stacey, how many times had Stacey been engaged before Gavin?

12 – How many valves does the heart have?

13 – What year was Marmite invented – 1899, 1902 or 1929?

14 – What year was the Blackpool Tower devastated by a fire – 1897, 1900 or 1901?

15 – What date did the first UK lockdown commence?

16 – Which energy and sports drink was invented in Newcastle by chemist William Owen?

17 – Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, started his business in what room?

18 – Including Donald Trump, how many US Presidents have been impeached as of 2022?

19 – Which home furnishing retailer closed all of its stores for good in April 2020?

20 – Who became the nation’s PE teacher during lockdown?

21 – Name the pair that made up Strictly’s first ever same-sex couple?

22 – Which social media app did Donald Trump try to block in the US?

23 – Which TV quiz show returned in 2020 with Gino D’Acampo as a presenter?

24 – Which channel did Taskmaster leave Dave for in 2020?

25 – What car brand makes the model ‘Duster’?

Round 2

1- The song ‘Maniac’ comes back from what movie?

2 – What’s the biggest animal in the world?

3 – How many times has Andy Murray won Wimbledon playing singles as of 2022?

4 – What country is Brie cheese originally from?

5 – What is the capital of Iceland?

6 – The song ‘When you wish upon a star’ comes from what movie?

7 – Which planet is closest to the sun?

8 – Which artist painted the Mona Lisa?

9 – Which actor plays Del Boy Trotter in Only Fools and Horses?

10 – Who is the most followed TikTok star at the time of writing (February 2021)?

11 – Which city held the first ever fashion week?

12 – What type of nut is in the center of a Ferrero Rocher

13 – What is a baby rabbit called?

14 – Where in England would you find the theme park ‘Pleasure Beach’?

15 – How many minutes in a game of rugby league?

16 – What month was Prince George born?

17 – Who plays Emily in the hit Netflix series ‘Emily in Paris’?

18 – Which rapper’s real name is Dylan Kwabena Mills?

19 – Who is the manager of the England football team as of 2020?

20 – What was the most streamed show on Netflix in 2020?

21 – How many gold medals does Sir Mo Farrah have?

22 – How many Elements are in the periodic table?

23 – What is the Papaver rhoeas flower better known as?

24 – What is the highest mountain in Britain?

25 – What is the smallest country in the world?

Round 3

1 – How many teeth does an adult human have?

2 – What weight was the heaviest newborn baby in the world?

3 – How many eggs does the average chicken lay per year – 160, 260 or 360?

4 – What is a group of lions called?

5 – Is the sun a star or a planet?

6 – How many legs does a lobster have?

7 – Which is the only venomous snake native to the UK?

8 – What colour is a giraffe’s tongue?

9 – What is the proper term for your funny bone?

10 – Which bird can fly backwards?

11 – Who was the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?

12 – In which year was the Premier League founded?

13 – Who was Henry VIIIs, last wife?

14 – What is the longest river in the world?

15 – In what year was the popular computer game Minecraft released?

16 – How many people have walked on the moon?

17 – The Stadium of Light is home to which football team?

18 – In what year was the Chernobyl disaster?

19 – How old do you have to be to stand for US president?

20 – What is the largest bird of prey in the world?

21 – What animal alive today is even bigger than a dinosaur?

22 – In which sport would you use a shuttlecock?

23 – What is the capital of Hawaii?

24 – Enchiladas originated in which country?

25 – In Dirty Dancing, what is Baby’s first name?

Round 4

1 – In which English seaside town was ‘Fawlty Towers’ set?

2 – Name the slowest animal in the world.

3 – What are the names of Harry Potters’s parents?

4 – Catalonia is a region of what country?

5 – Who wrote Oliver Twist?

6 – What do you call a pack of jellyfish?

7 – Where are the 2028 Olympics going to be held?

8 – Who discovered Penicillin?

9 – The UK driving laws say drivers MUST stop at a zebra crossing for waiting pedestrians – True or False?

10 – What colour is most of the toilet paper in France?

11 – How many keys does a classic piano have?

12 – What was the brand Nike originally called?

13 – How many countries of the world begin with the letter Z?

14 – What do the letters DC stand for in the United State’s capital Washington D.C.?

15 – In 1990 who created the World Wide Web?

16 – What is the name of Usain Bolt’s daughter?

17 – What type of pasta translates into English as ‘little worms’?

18 – Which is the largest bone in the human body?

19 – If you fill a glass to the brim with ice water and the ice melts, what will happen?

20 – What is a female deer called?

21 – In what year did Instagram launch – 2008, 2010 or 2012?

22 – The 1st King of England made a law that everyone had to be in bed by 8pm – True or False?

23 – Which city in the entire world was the first to have an underground Subway system?

24 – Where in the world was golf invented?

25 – The world’s first driving ticket was given in Kent in 1896 as the driver was going over the 2mph speeding limit. How fast was the driver going?




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  1. How on earth did people know it was 8pm when nobody wore a watch in the reign of King Alfred?

  2. It would be good to know more details of the answers – eg; why the water level goes down in a glass of iced water.

  3. Arthur Taylor Reply

    Water becomes more dense as it freezes and becomes Ice( that’s why pipes freeze and burst) so taking up more space, as it melts it occupies less space and so the level decreases.

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