The world is full of fun facts and educational information, and we take in new knowledge in school, at work, and by living life. We also acquire useful information when we read strange facts in the newspaper, watch television or use our phones. From core subjects like math and English to more obscure subjects like pop culture, there is so much to know and learn!
This quiz will ask you 35 questions that cover the topics mentioned above and more. It will be set up sort of like a pub quiz, with questions on general knowledge, such as history, geography, science, sports, entertainment (including a “Who Am I?” section), true or false, photo rounds (including places and logos), and puzzles. And since you are such a bright individual, you will answer them all, proving you know everything (or at least testing your brain power when it comes to anything and everything).
What do you think? Ready to see how much you know? Feel confident that you can answer basic questions you may have seen in school, as well as harder questions that test your knowledge on the Kardashians, architecture in Europe, and unique animals? Let us find out! Scroll down to get started and good luck on this pub quiz!
When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
When was the Declaration of Independence signed? Let’s start with a history question that you should know and get correct. The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress, a group that met at the Pennsylvania State House, which is now known as Independence Hall. This Declaration announced that the thirteen American colonies would no longer be under British rule as the colonies took the first step in forming the United States of America. On what date was the Declaration of Independence signed?
How many continents are there in the world?
Now, we’ll move on to a geography question. We all come from different places across the globe, ranging from Canada and America to Germany, Bangkok, Egypt and Sydney. So many different cities, states, and countries make up this planet, but how many actual continents are there on Earth? Do you even remember what a continent is? Do you think you will get this question right? Are you already doubting everything you have ever learned? You better answer this one correctly, as well!
How many elements are on the periodic table?
The next category we will cover is science and just know that these questions will be getting harder as we go along! In school, we all learn about the periodic table. Even if we do not have to memorize it, we are familiar with some of its elements. And in 2015, four new elements were added to this chart since experts are always discovering awesome new things out there. So, think hard: How many elements are there on the periodic table?
For which team does LeBron James play?
Next up is sports, and even if you don’t follow a specific sport or have your favorite teams, you have surely and probably heard of LeBron James. He is one of the most talented basketball players of all time, and for years, he has been making headlines relating to the National Basketball Association (the NBA). But do you know for which team LeBron James plays? Can you even think of any NBA teams right now? Are you struggling? Pick a team!
Who is NOT a main character from Friends?
TV is the next section on which you will be quizzed, and this question in particular will be about Friends - one of the most popular shows of all time. You have probably seen an episode or two, and you may even be a superfan, someone who has seen every episode a dozen times. So, this question could be super easy for you! And here it is: Which one of these names was NOT a name belonging to one of the main characters from Friends?
How many Harry Potter movies are there?
We are moving right along, and we are now on movies. Within this world, the Harry Potter franchise is a popular one, and again, you may be somewhat familiar with the premise of the story or with the books..Or you could be an Potter expert, someone who has seen every movie and read every book 10 times! Therefore, think about this question relating to the films based on these books: How many are there? Five? Six? Seven? Eight? Answer now, and answer correctly!
Which song is NOT by Selena Gomez?
Here is your question that pertains to music. You are probably familiar with Selena Gomez, a pop diva with hits that are constantly playing on the radio. Back in the day, when she was on the Disney Channel, she used to date Justin Bieber, and she has several well-known songs. Of the four songs that are listed below, though, which one is NOT actually by Selena Gomez? Think about them and sing them to yourself, then select an answer before moving on!
Who gave an important speech in America in 1963?
This next question will be a Who Am I? We will give you a couple of clues about a famous person, and you will have to piece together that info in order to decide who we are talking about. Ready? First off, know that this person is well-known when it comes to America's history. This man was a leader and a speaker. And your last clue, the biggest, is that he is best known for a famous speech he gave in 1963 in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
True or False: Bats use echolocation.
Here is a question based on a truth or a lie. Bats are associated with vampires and hanging upside while sleeping, but these small mammals - the only ones that are naturally capable of true and sustained flight - should be known for so much more! Is echolocation, the location of objects by reflected sound, one of the traits that is and that should be associated with them? On this question, you must decide if this fact - that bats use echolocation - is true or false.
Where is the Golden Gate Bridge?
You are already on the tenth question, and we hope you are feeling fine! This next part of the quiz will focus on photos. This photo is of the Golden Gate Bridge, probably the most recognizable bridge in the world, known for its red/orange color. You have seen it in photos, you have seen it on TV, and you may have even seen it in real life. But where in the world is the Golden Gate Bridge actually located exactly?
Which brand uses this logo?
Your next photo-based question is all about a specific logo. This one is a pretty famous one, and if you are a true fashionista or someone who knows a little bit about everything out there, then you may know what brand is associated with this logo. Yes, this is a certain company’s logo, the one they put on all of their stuff. What brand uses this logo? Do you know? Will you have to guess? Are you feeling super smart or not so great?
Who is this actress?
Okay, we have one more photo question for you, then we will move on for a bit. This photo is of a person. This person is a celebrity. She plays a main character in a popular TV show. That role is what she is best known for, but she is also seen being interviewed on different talk shows and gracing the cover of fashion and lifestyle magazines, too. We hope you recognize her! Who is this female star?
I'm tall when I'm young. I'm short when I'm old. What am I?
Next up for you, we have a riddle to do! Riddles are fun little brain teasers and puzzles that make us stop and think. Sometimes, they can really stump us, but when we realize the correct answer, we are entertained and informed. So tell us: What is something that’s tall when it’s young, and that’s short when it’s old? Go through the answer choices here and think about what could match the description that is found within this little riddle.
How many U.S. presidents have there been?
Your next history question pertains to the presidents of the United States of America. Hopefully, you know who the current president is, and you can probably even name the first few and the last few, but then, it may get a little jumbled (and some served twice, remember). There are so many influential people from back in the day and from today’s time, as well, who have all helped shape the U.S. of A, but overall, how many presidents have there been in America?
What is the world’s smallest country?
Your previous question on geography asked you about continents, but now, we need to know about a certain country - the world’s smallest, to be exact! You can probably picture some of the big guys out there, that span across large portions of the globe, but what about the little guys? Which country do you think is actually the smallest of them all? We have four small ones listed here, and only one is the correct answer, but which one is it?
How many bones are in a human skull?
You probably know that there are 206 bones in our bodies - big and small ones that connect together to make up our frames. We want to know if you know how many bones are just inside our skulls, though! We have cranial bones that protect our brains, as well as facial bones that make up our cheeks, eye sockets and jaw. In all, though, how many do you think, of the 206 total, are in a human skull?
What team did the Eagles and Steelers form?
We are back to sports, and here is your question! You have probably heard of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers, which are both teams in the National Football League (the NFL). Well, during World War II, numerous men and women were called to serve, including men from these two teams. Therefore, the Eagles and the Steelers combined in 1943 to form one team, so that play could continue. What was the name of this combined team, do you think?
What is the longest-running scripted prime time television series?
Okay, here is another test on your knowledge regarding television. The longest-running scripted prime time television series in the United States has had 29 seasons and 639 episodes. That is a lot of time for fans to enjoy all of the entertainment that comes from this particular popular TV show! So tell us: What is the longest-running scripted prime time television series in the United States? Do you think it is The Simpsons? Law & Order? Family Guy? Or NCIS?
Which movie is NOT coming out in 2018?
Every day, new movies are being released on TV, through streaming services, into stores, and in theaters, giving people around the world endless possibilities when it comes to entertainment. And within the realm of family-friendly productions alone, there are so many fantasy films, animated flicks, and silly movies that are released for children, for families, and for those who are young at heart. And of the four that are listed right here, which one is NOT coming out this year?
Which group has won the most Grammys?
Wow, you are already on question number 20?! Let’s keep going then! A Grammy Award is presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement within the music industry. Big names are honored and awarded each year as singers and groups gather together to celebrate all that has been done in and with music. Below, we have listed four different groups that have all won Grammys, and your job is to tell us which group has won the most Grammy Awards of all.
Who is the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan?
Here is another “Who Am I” question. This person is the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and the newest addition to this popular family. Over the years, all of the Kardashians and Jenners have been featured on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, their reality show, and fans are excited at the prospect of seeing this new little baby girl join the show (along with all of her cousins, since the Kardashians and the Jenners just keep creating new generations)!
True or False: Lewis Carroll’s real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
This question - with a statement that you must decide is either true or false - is about a famous classic writer who is best known for his genre of literary nonsense. Lewis Carroll, the English writer known for works that include Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, used a pen name, and his real name is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Is the fact that he used this pen name and the fact that his name is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson true or false?
What fictional place is this?
Earlier, we showed you a photo of a real place that you had to identify. This place, unfortunately, is not a real one, but it is featured in a series of books and films. It has been studied and visited in imaginations, and you may recognize it yourself! It is a magical land, full of interesting creatures and a brave leader or set of leaders. This particular point in this fictional land is perhaps its most famous spot. What place is this?
Which car brand uses this logo?
This little symbol may look like a silver peace sign of sorts, but it is actually another logo! Logos are all around us, representing different brands that we know, love, use, and support. This one is another big name, another popular company, and another logo you should recognize. Without it being on its product, though, and without it being accompanied by words and the business’ name, you may find yourself struggling, but just think real hard. What brand uses this logo?
Who is this?
You are on question 25, and there are only 35 in all, so no pressure, but continue by telling us who this person is! Yes, we have another photo for you, and it is of another celeb. She has been seen in teen dramas and in popular movies, and she comes from a family of stars full of other famous actors and actresses. So look at her, think, and tell us. Who is the actress we have pictured here?
Which movie is depicted with these images?
We have another puzzle for you, and with this one, you have to guess which movie is being described with these emojis. There is a house, and there is a face, and together, these two little symbols (ones we probably use regularly while texting) make up a movie - a movie we have all heard of and one we are sure that many of you have seen. What movie is being depicted here out of the four we have listed as answer choices?
What did Thomas Edison NOT invent?
Thomas Edison was an inventor. He is actually known as America's greatest inventor as he created many items that we know and use today. He was one of the first to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and he created the first industrial research laboratory. Below, there are four inventions, things we are all familiar with and things that may even be in the room with you. Which one is Thomas Edison NOT credited with creating?
What is the proper order of the planets starting with the one closest to the sun?
Earth is not the only planet within our solar system, the Milky Way. No, there is Saturn with its rings, and Mars with its potential for life, and Pluto, which is no longer considered a planet. But what is the order that the planets are in, starting near to the sun and working outward? Which one comes first? Which one is in the middle? Which one is last? You only have a few questions left, so stop, concentrate, and answer this question correctly!
How many islands are there in the Pacific Ocean?
Here are some fun facts for you, all about the oceans on the Earth: Around 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans. The largest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean, and it covers around 30 percent of our planet’s surface. So, you have that info, and now, you need to tell us. How many different islands do you think there are in the Pacific Ocean, the huge body of water that covers 30 percent of our entire planet?
Which is NOT a real sport?
We are all familiar with the “normal” sports of the world - popular games and activities that are played professionally and for fun, such as basketball, volleyball, swimming, and softball. But there are also tons of weird sports, too. We may see them on ESPN, hear about them when the Olympics roll around or read about them online - like now! Of the sports that are listed here, which one is NOT REAL or are they ALL REAL sports that people participate in?
Which of these TV shows is NOT real?
Okay, there are only a few more questions left to answer, and this one is about television shows. There are comedies, dramas, sci-fi series, competition-based shows and - of course - reality TV. Fans tune in regularly to watch housewives bicker, brides buy wedding gowns, and large families live their daily lives. There are some strange series out there, but people will watch anything! And your job is to tell us which of these four TV shows is made up and not real.
The actress who plays Scarlet Witch is actually related to...
One movie that everyone is really talking about right now is Avengers: Infinity War - the newest movie about the Avengers, a group of superheroes that is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We won’t talk about that film too much (Don’t want to post any spoilers!), but we will say that the Scarlet Witch is a character within it. And now, you tell us: The actress that plays her is whose little sister in real life? Pick from these answer choices!
Who made up The Jackson 5?
Michael Jackson is one of the world's most popular celebrities of all time, and one of the most beloved singers who ever lived. Before he was just Michael Jackson, though, he was part of The Jackson 5, a music group made up of family members. But, which family members? That is what you must decide, smarty pants! Come on; look at the answers and tell us the correct names. And then you only have two more questions left in this pub quiz!
Which of these people is a writer, wife, and role model from Chicago?
Ah, you only have one question left to answer after this! So, first, get this one right, which is another Who Am I? This person is a writer and a lawyer. This person is from Chicago, Illinois. This person is a wife and a mother. This person is a role model, especially when it comes to female leadership, nutrition, health, and fashion. Oh, and you don’t get an actual photo of this person because the stakes are super high right now! So, who is this?
True or false: That is a cat in the middle.
Okay, folks, here it is, the final question, and it is a true or false one again! And it is actually pretty tricky. It may even be the hardest question in this entire quiz. But we believe in you. True or false: This is a cat. Let us give you some more info, real fast, before you answer. There are two Huskies on the ends here. And then in the middle, Is that another husky? Is it a cat? You tell us.