What sport involves bowlers, wickets, and overs?
It may or may not surprise you, but cricket is estimated to be the 2nd most popular sport in the world (after soccer). It likely has about 2.5 billion fans around the world.
Which of these is NOT the title of a Shakespeare play?
How many referees are there in a soccer game?
What is the capital city of Brazil?
That's a tough one. Although the largest cities in Brazil are Rio and Sao Paulo, the actual capital is in Brasília.
Who said this famous quote: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country!"
John F. Kennedy delivered this famously inspirational line during his 1961 Presidential inaugural address.
True or False: Elephants can't jump.
It's true—an elephant is just too heavy to jump.
In Lewis Carol's classic Alice in Wonderland, what color is the rabbit Alice follows down a hole into wonderland?
Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole... and winds up in the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland.
Which musical artist released the best-selling album of the 21st-century (so far)?
Which of these options is the title of a book in the Harry Potter series?
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth book in J.K. Rowling's absurdly popular series.
True or False: Christopher Columbus was the first European to set foot in North America.
It's actually thought that the first European explorers to reach North America were Viking sailors who created temporary settlements in Newfoundland, Canada, around the 7th or 8th centuries.
What is the highest-grossing movie of all-time?
Avatar came out in 2009 (almost 10 years ago!) but it remains to the top-selling movie ever made. The director and producer of that flick, James Cameron, also directed and produced a little movie called Titanic... which is only the 2nd highest-grossing movie ever made.
Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Michaelangelo is one of the most famous sculptors of all-time... but he was perhaps equally accomplished as a painter. He completed the Sistine Chapel ceiling in 1512, after 6 years of work.
How many presidents has the United States of America had?
At the time of his inaguration, Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States.
Which planet is farthest from the sun?
Pluto may have been the answer for many years... until it was reclassified as a dwarf-planet in 2006. Today, the answer is Neptune.
True or False: Whales are a type of fish.
False! All whales are mammals.
Botany is the study of:
Botany is the scientific study of plant life.
These two men were the first to walk on the moon: Neil Armstrong and...
Original NASA plans actually called for Buzz Aldrin to be the first person on the Moon. As the more junior member of the crew, it was thought that having him outside, while the more senior Armstrong stayed onboard the capsule to ensure nothing went wrong. But in the end, it was decided that, symbolically, it made more sense to have Commander Armstrong step out first. Buzz can still say he was second, though.
What is the largest country on Earth? (By surface area)
The largest country on Earth is Russia... and it isn't even particularly close.
About how big is the average human heart?
The average person has a heart roughly the same size as their clenched fist.
What famous building has the address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?
In case you ever want to send some fan mail, the White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.
True or False: Only female mosquitos bite humans.
It's true! If you're feeling a bite, you have a female mosquito on your hands.
Which of these is NOT the name of a dwarf from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”?
In the 1937 Disney animated film, the seven dwarfs are: Happy, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, and Doc.
The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in...
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Toyko, Japan, will be the 29th modern summer Olympic games.
What is this building called?
The Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by an Indian emperor, as a mausoleum for one of his dead wives.
Why is the following sentence notable? "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is technically what's called a pangram: a sentence which contains every letter in the alphabet.
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