Movies:
Question 1:
In which film did Marlon Brando famously utter the line, "I coulda been a contender"?
Question 2:
Who directed the 1962 film "Lawrence of Arabia," a biographical epic about T.E. Lawrence?
Question 3:
Which actor played the role of Howard Hughes in the 2004 film "The Aviator"?
Question 4:
In the movie "A Clockwork Orange," what is the name of the central character, portrayed by Malcolm McDowell?
Question 5:
What 1981 film tells the story of an Indiana Jones-like adventurer searching for the Ark of the Covenant?
Question 6:
In "The Shining," what is the name of the hotel where the majority of the film takes place?
Question 7:
Who won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1994 film "Blue Sky"?
Question 8:
In "The Godfather," what is the name of the fictional crime family at the center of the story?
Question 9:
Which film directed by Quentin Tarantino features a character named Jules Winnfield and a briefcase with a mysterious glow?
Question 10:
What classic 1942 film, set during World War II, follows the journey of a young girl and her family hiding from the Nazis in an attic?
Geography:
Question 11:
What is the smallest country in the world, both in terms of land area and population?
Question 12:
Which African country is the largest by land area and is known for its vast Sahara Desert?
Question 13:
What is the highest mountain in Africa, located in Tanzania?
Question 14:
What river flows through the Grand Canyon in the United States?
Question 15:
Which Asian city is the most populous and is often referred to as "The City That Never Sleeps"?
Question 16:
What is the name of the strait that separates Alaska from Russia?
Question 17:
Which country in South America has the longest coastline along the Pacific Ocean?
Question 18:
What European country is known as the "Land of a Thousand Lakes"?
Question 19:
What island nation in the Indian Ocean is known for its unique wildlife, including lemurs?
Question 20:
Which desert, covering parts of Arizona and California, is the hottest desert in North America?
Science:
Question 21:
What is the chemical symbol for the element gold?
Question 22:
What is the process by which plants convert sunlight into chemical energy?
Question 23:
Who is credited with developing the theory of general relativity?
Question 24:
In genetics, what term describes a segment of DNA that carries instructions for building one or more proteins?
Question 25:
What is the largest organ in the human body?
Question 26:
Which gas makes up the majority of Earth's atmosphere by volume?
Question 27:
What is the name of the process by which cells replicate and divide to create new cells?
Question 28:
Who is known as the father of modern physics and developed the theory of special relativity?
Question 29:
What is the study of the Earth's physical structure and the processes that shape it?
Question 30:
In physics, what is the fundamental particle that carries an electric charge?
Music:
Question 31:
What 1969 music festival in upstate New York became synonymous with the counterculture movement of the 1960s?
Question 32:
Who composed the famous classical piece "Ride of the Valkyries," often associated with helicopter scenes in movies?
Question 33:
What iconic rock band released the albums "The Wall" and "Dark Side of the Moon"?
Question 34:
In which opera by Giuseppe Verdi does the character Rigoletto appear?
Question 35:
Who is often referred to as the "Queen of Soul" and is known for songs like "Respect" and "Think"?
Question 36:
What is the highest-pitched instrument in the string section of an orchestra?
Question 37:
Who composed the "Moonlight Sonata," one of the most famous piano sonatas in the world?
Question 38:
Which British rock band is known for the albums "OK Computer" and "Kid A"?
Question 39:
In which decade did the Beatles release their iconic album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"?
Question 40:
What famous Italian composer is known for his operas "The Barber of Seville" and "William Tell"?
General Knowledge:
Question 41:
What is the chemical symbol for the element silver?
Question 42:
Who wrote the novel "1984," a dystopian classic that introduced the concept of "Big Brother"?
Question 43:
Which planet in our solar system has the most extensive ring system?
Question 44:
In which country is the ancient city of Petra, known for its rock-cut architecture?
Question 45:
What is the term for a group of crows?
Question 46:
Who is the first and only person to win Nobel Prizes in two different scientific fields?
Question 47:
What is the world's largest land mammal?
Question 48:
Which Renaissance artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Question 49:
What is the process by which plants release water vapor into the atmosphere?
Question 50:
What is the smallest prime number greater than 1?