General knowledge quiz: trivia questions and answers to test yourself


Containment time is quiz time.

With pubs, restaurants, cinemas and theaters, we have to have fun.

And a lot of people have turned to quizzes for entertainment.

If you have a family quiz coming up, we here at CoventryLive are here to support you. Below are some of the most important questions and answers.

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1) What was the name of the nerve agent used in the Salisbury poisonings in 2018?

2) A cricket bat is traditionally made from which tree?

3) Which actress played the twins in Disney’s 1998 remake of Parent Trap?

4) On what date in December 2019 was the general election held?

5) What country name could be part of a Christmas dinner?

6) What is the name of Harry and Meghan’s son?

7) In which Scandinavian country would you find Fjords?

8) Which river crosses Paris?

9) Who starred in Edward in the Hands of Money?

10) Botany is the study of what?

11) Sofia is the capital of which country?

12) What is the name of James Corden’s character in Gavin & Stacey?

13) Who said “You have to be the change you want to see in the world”.

14) Which planet is known as the red planet?

15) In which country was Pablo Picasso born?

16) What is the name of the Greek dip made with yogurt and cucumber?

17) Catalonia is a region of which country?

18) Who wrote The Office alongside Ricky Gervais?

19) Who wrote Oliver Twist?

20) What color is a giraffe’s tongue?

21) What is a group of jellyfish called?

22) What is the capital of Chile?

23) What is the highest mountain in Britain?

24) Lee Ryan was a singer in which popular boy band?

25) Where does Sacha Baron Cohen’s character, Ali G come from?


1) Novichok

2) Willow

3) Lindsay Lohan

4) 12th

5) Turkey

6) Archie

7) Norway

8) The Seine

9) Johnny Depp

10) Plants

11) Bulgaria

12) Forge

13) Mahatma Gandhi

14) March

15) Spain

16) Tzatziki

17) Spain

18) Stephen Marchand

19) Charles Dickens

20) Blue

21) A flowering

22) Saint-Jacques

23) Ben Nevis

24) Blue

25) Stains


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