Random Trivia Quiz 2

 

Random Trivia Quiz 2

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Question 1
The Orient Express connected which two cities?
A
Beijing and Tokyo
B
Ankara and Athens
C
Brussels and Damascus
D
Paris and Istanbul
E
Beijing & Bombay
Question 1 Explanation: 
The two city names most prominently associated with the Orient Express are Paris and Istanbul, the original endpoints of the long-distance passenger train service .
Question 2
What is Melissophobia a fear of?
A
Mice
B
Bees
C
Meteors
D
Moths
E
Ants
Question 2 Explanation: 
Melissophobia (from Greek melissa for "honeybee" and occasionally misspelt as melissaphobia) is the fear of bees.
Question 3
The sport of curling was featured in which 2002 movie?
A
Men With Brooms
B
Ice Castles
C
Cool Runnings
D
Rudy
E
Miracle
Question 3 Explanation: 
Centred on the sport of curling the movie 'Men With Brooms' is an offbeat comedy that tells the story of a reunited curling team from a small Canadian town as they work through their respective life issues and struggle to win the championship for the sake of their late coach.
Question 4
Which U.S President was the only one to ever resign from office?
A
Richard Nixon
B
James Carter
C
Gerald Ford
D
Harry Truman
E
Jimmy Carter
Question 4 Explanation: 
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 and the only president to resign the office.
Question 5
Which of these gemstones is made of pure carbon?
A
Emerald
B
Ruby
C
Sapphire
D
Opal
E
Diamond
Question 5 Explanation: 
In mineralogy, diamond is an allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice.
Question 6
What are the striped sandstone domes in Australia's Purnululu National Park called?
A
Hopping Rocks
B
Blarney Stones
C
Biting Rocks
D
Beaverite
E
Bungle Bungles
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bungle Bungles are the distinctive beehive-shaped landform that is the major component of the Purnululu National Park in Western Australia - the park is often called the Bungle Bungles Range.
Question 7
Which real-life Vermont Senator played cameo roles in not just one, but 3 batman movies including "The Dark Knight" & "The Dark Knight Rises"?
A
Chriss Dodd
B
Patrick Leahy
C
Blanche Lincoln
D
George Aiken
E
Peter Welch
Question 7 Explanation: 
A big fan of Batman comics, Patrick Leahy lent his voice in the 'Batman: The Animated Series' episode "Showdown" as the Governor of the Utah territory. He has also appeared in cameo roles in the 1997 film Batman and Robin, the 2008 film The Dark Knight, and the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises.
Question 8
What is the length of time it takes our Solar System to revolve one around the galactic center called?
A
Hyper Year
B
Leap Year
C
Astronomical Unit
D
Galactic year
E
Light Year
Question 8 Explanation: 
It takes our Solar System one galactic year to revolve one around the galactic center.
Question 9
Which performance art is said to have originated in India?
A
Magic
B
Fire Eating
C
Juggling
D
Aerobics
E
Tightrope walking
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fire eating was a common part of Hindu, Sadhu, and Fakir performances in India, to show spiritual attainment.
Question 10
What is a "Bap" in England?
A
A toothbrush holder
B
A bouquet of flowers
C
A banana peel
D
A soft bread roll
E
A gallon of milk
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bap is a soft roll, roughly 5-6 inches in diameter. It is made in different shapes dependent on region.
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