The Ultimate Hard General Knowledge Quiz

There will be questions from around the globe, on all manner of subjects, so you will have to put your brain into action if you want to ace this quiz. From history and Geography to celebrities and film. You’ll find 50 hard general knowledge questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some seriously tricky quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Kolymbia is a village located in which Greek city?

2 – What type of chilli is used in an authentic Jerk rub?

3 – Kevin “Al” Archer and Kevin Rowland co-founded which band?

4 – What animal has the shortest gestation period?

5 – Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams founded which social media platform?

6 – A Hydrophis Cyanocinctus is a type of what?

7 – Edwin Beard Budding invented the first mechanical what?

8 – Who was the original host of Family Feud?

9 – A traditional chef’s toque contains how many folds?

10 – What is Barbie (the dolls) full name?

Round 2

1 – A Dianthus Carthusianorum is a type of what?

2 – Which French physician invented the stethoscope?

3 – What are ‘Cutis Anserine’ more commonly known as?

4 – Robert Guerin founded what organisation?

5 – Which gland produces melatonin?

6 – What type of poison is found in puffer fish?

7 – In which country is the Zika forest located?

8 – What was the name of Jabba the Hutt’s wife?

9 – What was the first movie to show a toilet flushing?

10 – Frances Shand Kydd is the mother of who?

Round 3

1 – What was the name of the captain of the Titanic?

2 – Where was the 1998 FIFA world cup held?

3 – In what part of the human body is the mandible?

4 – What is the name for a baby Crocodile?

5 – Which letter of the alphabet does not appear in any US state name?

6 – Who created the cartoon character popeye?

7 – What word contains 9 letters but only 1 vowel?

8 – What is the name of a bag and also for a mash-up of two words?

9 – What is the author Dr. Seuss’ full name?

10 – Which actress married Prince Rainier III in April 1956?

Round 4

1 – Which body part can only be found in humans?

2 – Charles M. Schulz created which cartoon character?

3 – Who wrote the book ‘Of Mice and Men’?

4 – On which date did WW2 commence?

5 – What is the name for a baby Echidna?

6 – Artesonraju mountain is located in which country?

7 – What alcohol is used in a Moscow Mule?

8 – How many bathrooms are in Buckingham Palace?

9 – Carice van Houten players which character in ‘Game of Thrones’?

10 – How many times was Betty White married?

Round 5

1 – Which fictional family was created by American cartoonist Charles Addams?

2 – Volga River is located in which country?

3 – What is the world’s largest rainforest?

4 – How many times was Elizabeth Taylor married?

5 – Which herb is used to flavour bearnaise sauce?

6 – Who wrote the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’?

7 – What is the smallest and lightest bone in the human body?

8 – First Impressions was the original title of which novel?

9 – What is the name of the most active volcano in Hawaii?

10 – What is the name for a baby Cicada?




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