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Hard Miscellaneous Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers For Seniors

 

Free fun hard printable trivia quiz questions and answers great for Seniors.

 

Hard Miscellaneous Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers For Seniors

How many U.S. states border the Gulf of Mexico?
A: Five.

What's the ballet term for a 360-degree turn on one foot?
A: Pirouette.

What did blind bank robber David Worrell use as a weapon when trying to rob a London bank?
A: His cane.

What Great Lake state has more shoreline than the entire U.S. Atlantic seaboard?
A: Michigan.

What model appeared topless on the self-penned 1993 novel Pirate?
A: Fabio.  

Which country has more tractors per capita, Canada, Iceland or Japan?
A: Iceland.

Who averaged one patent for every three weeks of his life?
A: Thomas Edison.

 

What Elton John album became the first album to enter the charts at Number One, in 1975?
A: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy.

What laundry detergent got lots of mileage out of the ad line, "ring around the collar"?
A: Wisk.

Who, after anchoring off Hawaii in 1779, was mistaken for the god Lono?
A: Captain James Cook.

What continent is cut into two fairly equal halves by the Tropic of Capricorn?
A: Australia.

What explorer introduced pigs to North America?
A: Christopher Columbus.

What magazine boasts the slogan: "Test, Inform, Protect"?
A: Consumer Reports.

Who was billed as the "Killer of Custer" in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show?
A: Sitting Bull.

 

What railway linked Moscow and Irkutsk in 1900?
A: The Trans-Siberian Railway.

What is the minimum  number of musicians a band must have to be considered a "big band"?
A: Ten.

What's a water moccasin often called, due to the white inside its mouth?
A:  A cottonmouth.

What nation was bounced from the Organization of American States in 1962?
A: Cuba.

What continent has the fewest flowering plants?
A: Antarctica.

What element begins with the letter "K"?
A: Krypton.

What country saw a world record 315 million voters turn out for elections on May 20, 1991?
A: India.

 

What Lewis Carroll book was banned in China after censors decided: "Animals should not use human language"?
A: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

What is the least popular month for U.S. weddings?
A: January.

What spot once registered 134 degrees, the highest temperature ever in the U.S.?
A: Death Valley.

What was the first organ successfully transplanted from a cadaver to a live person?
A: A kidney.

What surname means "son of Nick"?
A: Nixon.

What duo survived a 1909 shootout with Bolivia's cavalry, according to historians?
A: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

What F-word is defined in physics as a "nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei"?
A: Fusion.

 

What's the largest and densest of the four rocky planets?
A: Earth.

What ingredient in fresh milk is eventually devoured by bacteria, causing the sour taste?
A: Lactose.

Who offered insurance against an accidental death caused by a falling Sputnik?
A: Lloyds of London.

How many months per year do residents of Tromoso, Norway go without seeing a sunset?
A: Three.

What Beatrix Potter tale is the top-selling children's book of all time?
A: The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

What national holiday in Mexico has picnickers munching chocolate coffins and sugar skulls?
A: The Day of the Dead.

What nation's military attached dynamite packs to Dobermans before sending them into Palestinian guerilla hideouts?
A: Israel.

 

What was the first planet to be discovered using the telescope, in 1781?
A: Uranus.

How many days does a cat usually stay in heat?
A: Five.