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Top 50 Difficult Trivia Questions To Test Your Brain IQ



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Trivia questions can be very annoying not only because they are nonessential but also the answers can be mind boggling.

These trivia questions are highly educative, intriguing and super interesting. It’s a perfect line for friends to snap out of that cloud of boredom and maintain a steady friendly conversation.

Top 50 Trivia Questions and Answers

1. An animal that lives part of its life on land and part in water is known as what?

Answer: an Amphibian, eg. frog.

2. What is the only sea on Earth with no coastline?

Answer: Sargasso Sea

3. Who was named the top richest man in the world 2015?

Answer: Bill Gates

4. Who averaged one patent for every three weeks of his life?

Answer: Thomas Edison

5. Which explorer introduced pigs in North America?

Answer: Christopher Columbus

6. What is the full name version of Santa Clause?

Answer: Saint Nicholas

7. What type of bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge?

Answer: Suspension

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8. In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?

Answer: 1990

9. Porsche is a brand of car that originated in what country?

Answer: Germany

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

Answer: Argon

11. El Clásico is the name given to football (soccer) matches between which two teams?

Answer: Real Madrid and FC Barcelona

12. What ingredient in milk causes fermentation when devoured by bacteria?

Answer: Lactose

13. Who was the first NASA astronaut to visit space twice?

Answer: Gus Grissom

14. Name the world’s high mountain?

Answer: Mount Everest

15. The assassination that is said to have lead to World War I, occurred in what city?

Answer: Sarajevo

16. What is the name of the world’s longest river?

Answer: the Amazon river

17. The Black Forest is located in what European country?

Answer: Germany

18. In Russia, a woman’s last name usually ends with what letter?

Answer:  A

19. What is the diameter of earth planet?

Answer: 8,000 miles

20. What is the name of Mickey Mouse´s dog?

Answer: Pluto

21. In the late 1890s, Bayer marketed a cough, cold & pain remedy that contained what now illegal drug?

Answer: Heroin

22. Schrödinger’s cat is a thought experiment dealing with which type of mechanics?

Answer: Quantum Mechanics

23. In what year was the State of Isreal found?

Answer: 1948

24. Another name for a water mocassin is what?

Answer: Cottonmouth

25. The Grand Slam tournaments are the four most import annual events in which two sports?

Answer: Tennis and Golf


26. In database programming, SQL is an acronym for what?

Answer: Structured Query Language

27. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in what year?

Answer: 1965

28. In computer science, what does “GUI” stand for?

Answer: Graphical user interface

29. Who declined the 1964 Nobel Prize for literature?

Answer: Jean-Paul Sartre

30. In what year was the 4-minute mile first achieved?

Answer: 1954 by Roger Bannister in 3:59.4

31. The taste that allows us to taste savoury foods is called what?

Answer: Umami

32. Au is the symbol for what element?

Answer: Gold

33. Which galaxy is closest to the milky way?

Answer: Andromeda galaxy, about 2.5 million light years away

34. Which country is the largest in the world by land mass?

Answer: Russia

35. The filament in an incandescent light bulb is made of what element?

Answer: Tungsten

36. Which animal was incorrectly rumoured to bury its head in the sand when frightened?

Answer: the Ostrich

37. According to physics, what are the four fundamental forces in nature?

Answer: Strong Force, Electromagnetic Force, Weak Force, Gravitational Force

38. Cubic zirconia is a synthesised material often used in place of what precious stone?

Answer: Diamond

39. Who was the first woman to be elected to political office?

Answer: Hillary Clinton

40. John Montagu, the man credited with inventing the sandwich, held what noble title?

Answer: Earl of Sandwich

41. Fe is the chemical symbol for what element?

Answer: Iron

Trivia Questions on Psychology

42. Which psychologist investigated obedience using electric shocks?

Answer: Stanley Milgram

43. What is the fear of clowns called?

Answer: Coulrophobia

44. What is the fear of nudity called?

Answer: Gymnophobia

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45. The desire to eat strange things that are non-nutritive is known as what?

Answer: Pica

46. A group of parrots are called what?

Answer: Pandemonium

47. What is a group of owls called?

Answer: Parliament

48. Which bird is known to be fastest when it is hunting dive

Answer: the Peregrine Falcon

49. What is the tallest building in the world?

Answer: Burj Khalifa.

50. Who painted a late 15th-century mural known as the Last Supper?

Answer: Leonardo da Vinci.

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