General Knowledge Quiz #441

General Knowledge Quiz #441 - Questions and Answers


The 441st free trivia quiz in our general knowledge series at BusinessBalls.com. Suitable for team building, pub quizzes or just general entertainment. Try General Knowledge Quiz #440 here.


General Knowledge Quiz #441 - Questions


1. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan constructed which great mausoleum in the city of Agra to honour the death of his wife during childbirth?

2. Which Irish boy band topped the UK Album Charts during the 00s with albums such as Coast to Coast and Face to Face?

3. Which city, named after a British general and prime minister, is the southernmost capital in the world?

4. Which still-active American Football quarterback has reached three more Superbowls than any other? 

5. Who, in 2009, became the first woman to ever win the Academy Award for Best Director, for her war thriller The Hurt Locker?

6. Which Dr. Seuss character 'hears a Who'?

7. Which is the slowest of the four Olympic swimming strokes?

8. Which Italian volcano infamously destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum?

9. In which 1990s film did Tom Cruise famously want you to "show him the money"?

10. Adolf "Adi" Dassler founded sports company Adidas - which competitor company was founded by his brother Rudolf?

11. Which prison in Paris was stormed on July 14th, 1789 - an event still celebrated in France today?

12. With which Portuguese football team did Jose Mourinho win the 2004 Champions League?

13. The foil, the épee and the sabre are the three disciplines in which Olympic sport?

14. Which European capital city is known as the City of Light?

15. Which female pop-artist is (as of 18/11/18) the most followed person on Twitter, with 107 million followers?

16. South Africa famously lost 34-32 to which Asian nation at the 2015 Rugby World Cup?

17. Actor George Clooney got his big break on which American medical drama as Dr. Doug Ross?

18. "Good Airs" or "Fair Winds" are possible translations of which South American city?

19. What is the nickname of Phil Taylor, 14-time PDC World Darts Champion?

20. Which city-state of the Middle Ages was formerly led by a "Doge"?


General Knowledge Quiz #441


1. 
The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan constructed which great mausoleum in the city of Agra to honour the death of his wife? Taj Mahal

2. Which Irish boy band topped the UK Album Charts during the 00s with albums such as Coast to Coast and Face to Face? Westlife

3. Which city, named after a British general and prime minister, is the southernmost capital in the world? Wellington (New Zealand)

4. Which still-active American Football quarterback has reached three more Superbowls than any other? Tom Brady

5. Who, in 2009, became the first woman to ever win the Academy Award for Best Director, for her war thriller The Hurt Locker? Kathryn Bigelow

6. Which Dr. Seuss character 'hears a Who'? Horton

7. Which is the slowest of the four Olympic swimming strokes? Breaststroke

8. Which Italian volcano infamously destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum? Mt. Vesuvius

9. In which 1990s film did Tom Cruise famously want you to "show him the money"? Jerry Maguire

10. Adolf "Adi" Dassler founded sports company Adidas - which competitor company was founded by his brother Rudolf? Puma

11. Which prison in Paris was stormed on July 14th, 1789 - an event still celebrated in France today? Bastille

12. With which Portuguese football team did Jose Mourinho win the 2004 Champions League? Porto

13. The foil, the épee and the sabre are the three disciplines in which Olympic sport? Fencing

14. Which European capital city is known as the City of Light? Paris

15. Which female pop-artist is (as of 18/11/18) the most followed person on Twitter, with 107 million followers? Katy Perry

16. South Africa famously lost 34-32 to which Asian nation at the 2015 Rugby World Cup? Japan

17. Actor George Clooney got his big break on which American medical drama as Dr. Doug Ross? E/R

18. "Good Airs" or "Fair Winds" are possible translations of which South American city? Buenos Aires

19. What is the nickname of Phil Taylor, 14-time PDC World Darts Champion? The Power

20. Which Mediterranean city-state of the Middle Ages was formerly led by a "Doge"? Venice


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