Difficult General Knowledge Quiz! Try If You Dare!

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Cruelblubber
C
Cruelblubber
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2 | Total Attempts: 11,803
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 7,403

SettingsSettingsSettings
Difficult General Knowledge Quiz! Try If You Dare! - Quiz

Well, do you think you're smart enough? Are you interested in current affairs and history? Do you know each and everything? If you do, then take this quiz to test your knowledge and prove your mettle. There is a list of 10 puzzling general questions related to history, science, and literature. Read the questions carefully and answer. Let's try it out. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The legendary jean company Levi's was founded by creator Levi who?

    • A.

      Strouss

    • B.

      Strausse

    • C.

      Strauss

    • D.

      Strousse

    Correct Answer
    C. Strauss
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Strauss. The legendary jean company Levi's was founded by its creator, Levi Strauss.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Which author claimed to fame quickly with his book, "Carrie"?

    • A.

      Stephen King

    • B.

      Dean Koontz

    • C.

      Charles Dickens

    • D.

      William Shakespeare

    Correct Answer
    A. Stephen King
    Explanation
    Stephen King quickly gained fame with his book "Carrie." This novel, published in 1974, was King's first published novel and became a bestseller. It tells the story of a high school girl with telekinetic powers who seeks revenge on her classmates. The success of "Carrie" launched Stephen King's career as a renowned author of horror and suspense novels, making him one of the most popular and influential writers in the genre.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    What does 'M' in Einsteins' historically famous conclusion "E=MC Squared" stand for?

    • A.

      Minor

    • B.

      Major

    • C.

      Method

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    D. Mass
    Explanation
    The letter 'M' in Einstein's famous equation "E=MC squared" stands for mass. This equation shows the relationship between energy (E), mass (M), and the speed of light (C). It states that the energy of an object is equal to its mass multiplied by the speed of light squared. This equation is a fundamental principle in physics and is used to understand the interplay between mass and energy.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    What was Einsteins' fathers' name?

    • A.

      Hermann

    • B.

      Hermein

    • C.

      Hermeen

    • D.

      Herb

    Correct Answer
    A. Hermann
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hermann.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Alfred Nobel had a hit in the mid-1800s with his invention, in what?

    • A.

      Grandfather Clock

    • B.

      Invention of the word 'Noble.'

    • C.

      Dynamite

    • D.

      Peanut Butter as an Explosive

    Correct Answer
    C. Dynamite
    Explanation
    Alfred Nobel had a hit in the mid-1800s with his invention of dynamite. Dynamite revolutionized the construction and mining industries by providing a safer and more efficient method of blasting. It was a powerful explosive made from a mixture of nitroglycerin, a highly volatile liquid, and an absorbent material. Nobel's invention had a significant impact on various industries and played a crucial role in shaping modern infrastructure and mining practices.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    A ghost is often called what?

    • A.

      Specter

    • B.

      Spectra

    • C.

      Spactre

    • D.

      Spectre

    Correct Answer
    D. Spectre
    Explanation
    A ghost is often referred to as a spectre.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What Latin phrase would translate to 'from an angry man.'

    • A.

      An irato

    • B.

      Ab irato

    • C.

      El irate

    • D.

      Ab irate

    Correct Answer
    B. Ab irato
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ab irato." This Latin phrase translates to "from an angry man." "Ab" means "from" and "irato" means "angry." Therefore, "Ab irato" accurately conveys the meaning of "from an angry man" in Latin.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    When did Edmund Hillary die?

    • A.

      January 9th 2008

    • B.

      January 10th 2008

    • C.

      January 11th 2008

    • D.

      He Lives Eternal

    Correct Answer
    C. January 11th 2008
    Explanation
    Edmund Hillary died on January 11th, 2008.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    In which year of the First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France?

    • A.

      1914

    • B.

      1915

    • C.

      1916

    • D.

      1917

    Correct Answer
    A. 1914
    Explanation
    Germany declared war on Russia and France in 1914 at the beginning of the First World War. This marked the start of the conflict and the escalation of tensions between the European powers. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in June 1914 triggered a series of events that eventually led to Germany's declaration of war on Russia and France. This decision by Germany set in motion a chain reaction of declarations and alliances that plunged the world into a devastating global conflict.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Hockey

    • D.

      Golf

    Correct Answer
    B. Football
    Explanation
    The Jules Rimet trophy is associated with football. Jules Rimet was the president of FIFA and he initiated the creation of the FIFA World Cup. The trophy was named in his honor and was awarded to the winners of the World Cup from 1930 to 1970. It is one of the most iconic trophies in football history.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 22, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Oct 05, 2008
    Quiz Created by
    Cruelblubber
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.