100 Trivia Questions for Adults

Welcome to this challenging collection of trivia questions for adults! This list is designed to challenge your knowledge across a wide range of topics including science, history, literature, geography, art, and pop culture.

From the intricacies of the universe to the depth of human history, these 100 trivia questions will stimulate your mind and provide a fun and engaging activity. Test your knowledge, learn new facts, and enjoy the journey of discovery. Let’s see how many questions you can answer correctly!

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1. What is the atomic symbol for gold?

2. Who wrote the novel “1984”?

3. What is the capital of Australia?

4. Who discovered penicillin?

5. Which planet has the most moons?

6. Who is the painter behind the “Starry Night”?

7. Which language is the most widely spoken in South America?

8. What year was the Declaration of Independence signed?

9. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

10. What is the highest mountain in the world?

11. Who is the director of the “The Dark Knight” trilogy?

12. What was the first planet to be discovered using a telescope?

13. What is the smallest country in the world?

14. Who was the author of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”?

15. Who wrote the famous play “Waiting for Godot”?

16. Who was the first person to step on the moon?

17. What is the speed of light?

18. Who is known as the “Father of the Computer”?

19. What was the first country to give women the right to vote?

20. What was the original name of New York City?

21. What type of animal is a ‘praying mantis’?

22. Who was the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

23. What is the hardest mineral according to the Mohs Hardness Scale?

24. Who is the author of “Pride and Prejudice”?

25. Who discovered the law of gravity?

26. Which planet in our solar system is known for having a ring system?

27. In which organ of the body is insulin produced?

28. What is the capital of Canada?

29. Who was the Greek god of war?

30. In what year was the first iPhone released?

31. Which country is the largest producer of coffee?

32. What are the five human senses?

33. What is the most abundant gas in Earth’s atmosphere?

34. Who wrote the “Divine Comedy”?

35. Who is the prime minister of the UK?

36. What is the currency of Japan?

37. Who invented the telephone?

38. Who was the 16th president of the United States?

39. Who painted the Mona Lisa?

40. What is the chemical formula for water?

41. Which scientist developed the theory of general relativity?

42. What is the capital of Sweden?

43. What is the main language spoken in Brazil?

44. Who won the first FIFA World Cup?

45. What is the tallest building in the world as of my last update in September 2021?

46. Who is the author of “The Great Gatsby”?

47. Who invented the World Wide Web?

48. What is the largest ocean on Earth?

49. Who is the current monarch of the UK as of my last update in September 2021?

50. What year was the Euro introduced as legal currency on the world market?

51. What is the official language of Argentina?

52. Who wrote the “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey”?

53. What is the capital of Egypt?

54. What is the largest bone in the human body?

55. Who discovered America?

56. Which city is known as the City of Love?

57. Which is the longest river in the world?

58. Who is the author of “War and Peace”?

59. Which planet is known as the Red Planet?

60. Who invented the periodic table?

61. Who was the first President of the United States?

62. Who is the protagonist in Homer’s epic “The Odyssey”?

63. What is the largest desert in the world?

64. Which country is home to the Great Barrier Reef?

65. What does DNA stand for?

66. Who is the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

67. What is the square root of 144?

68. Who painted “The Last Supper”?

69. What is the capital of Germany?

70. Who composed the music for the “The Nutcracker”?

71. What is the world’s most populous country?

72. What is the capital of Spain?

73. Who is the author of the “Harry Potter” series?

74. What is the name of the world’s largest rainforest?

75. Who was the first man in space?

76. What does HTTP stand for in a website address?

77. Which scientist is credited with the discovery of the radioactive element radium?

78. Who is the author of “Moby-Dick”?

79. What year did World War I start?

80. Which planet is closest to the sun?

81. Who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2020?

82. What is the capital of India?

83. Who painted “Girl with a Pearl Earring”?

84. What is the capital of Russia?

85. Who is the author of “Don Quixote”?

86. Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)?

87. Who wrote “The Old Man and the Sea”?

88. What is the capital of Turkey?

89. Who composed the “Moonlight Sonata”?

90. Who is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations as of my last update in September 2021?

91. What is the national flower of Japan?

92. Who is the author of “The Odyssey”?

93. Who was the first woman in space?

94. What is the capital of Italy?

95. Who was the founder of Microsoft?

96. Who painted “The Scream”?

97. What is the capital of France?

98. Who is the author of “Les Misérables”?

99. What is the chemical formula for ozone?

100. Who was the director of the movie “Titanic”?

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