Weird and Fun Trivia Quiz Part 1 Questions
A fun trivia quiz. Test your knowledge of weird random facts.
THE PEOPLE'S ALMANAC ODDITY QUIZ
1. What do the letters in Mafia stand for?
2. In 1910 King Edward VII of England, son of Queen Victoria, endorsed a product. What was it?
3. Iran was formerly called Persia. What was it called before that?
4. Did William Shakespeare have any siblings?
5. Did any white men ever play basketball on the Harlem Globetrotters?
6. How many teeth does your run-of-the-mill mosquito have?
7. Who created the Invisible Man?
8. Who was Ebenezer Scrooge's onetime partner in Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol?
9. What infamous politician was Lt. John F. Kennedy's commanding officer in the Solomon Islands during W.W. II?
10. How many people must live in a community before the U.S. government calls it a city?
11. In the 1934 All-Star baseball game, left-hander Carl Hubbell of the New York Giants successively struck out the five greatest hitters in the American League. Who were they?
12. During W.W. II, the head of Hitler's Luftwaffe, Hermann Goring, offered a $5,000 reward to anyone who could kill or capture a famous American airman. Who was this airman?
13. Is being "busy as a bee" very busy?
14. Do you know the names of two well-known Americans who were buried in the Kremlin?
15. Anyone who knows anything about American football knows the playing field is 100 yd. in length. What is its width?
16. How much time a year does an American man spend tying his necktie?
17. What phobia are you suffering from if you are afraid of the number 13?
18. What famous journalist fought on both sides in the U.S. Civil War?
19. When you lick a postage stamp, how many calories do you consume?
20. In what sports do you win going backwards?
21. What number do you mean when you say "a few"?
22. The average person's IQ is 90 to 110. What is the IQ of a moron?
23. Of what country was Charlie Chaplin the dictator in his film The Great Dictator?
24. What would a dog see if he sat through a Technicolor movie?
25. Her name was based on the words Arab Death. Who was she?
26. In 1972 astronaut Buzz Aldrin did a TV commercial comparing a certain car to a spacecraft. What was the car?
27. What two words in English, used as one word, spell the same forwards and backwards?
28. Two of President Nixon's henchmen once worked at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Can you guess which two?
29. Which is the only Middle Eastern country without a desert?
30. If you were flashed a secret code reading "Climb Mt. Nitaka," what would you do?
31. Who was the monarch who reigned in the famous fictional kingdom of Ruritania in The Prisoner of Zenda?
32. What young man, who was to become a world-famous aviator in 1938, was one of the workers who helped build Charles Lindbergh's single-engined airplane The Spirit of St. Louis in San Diego, Calif.?
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