Fascinating Trivia Questions for Adults to Check Their Knowledge

Trivia Questions for Adults
When bored sitting at your desk with nothing much to do, trivia questions and facts can make things interesting for you. Here's a compilation of some intriguing questions, which are bound to fascinate you and help you keep the boredom at bay.
The word trivia means 'something of very little importance'; that, however, doesn't necessarily mean it is not interesting. Trivia questions are becoming more and more popular among various age groups, and the fact that these not-so-important questions take you by surprise -- in most of the cases, at least -- has a crucial role to play in their popularity. We enjoy trying to figure out the answers to these questions, regardless of whether they are meant for kids or adults. If the recent trend of mushrooming trivia-questions-based game shows is something to go by, you get an apt picture of the popularity of these "trivial" questions.
Trivia Questions and Answers for Adults
Did you know that a spine-tailed swift can fly at the speed of 220 miles per hour, or that the thickest part of the human skin is located at the palms and soles? The list of trivia facts is quite lengthy, and the topics covered range from culture and environment to sports and entertainment. The list would, in fact, be much longer than we can imagine with so many subjects to cover, and the compilation of interesting trivia questions given below is just a small part of the same.

1. Which was the first nation to give women the right to vote?

2. Which ocean goes to the deepest depths?

3. Which is northernmost point of land on the Earth?

4. Which is the largest aquarium in the United States of America?

5. Which country has not fought a war since 1814?

6. What drupaceous fruit were Hawaiian women once forbidden to eat by the law?

7. What's the most common non-contagious disease in the world?

8. What does VSOP stand for on a bottle of Brandy?

9. Which country would you be in if you were to ski in the Dolomites?

10. Who was the first U.S. President to adopt the informal version of his first name?

11. Which country owns the island of Bermuda?

12. Which was the first daily comic strip published in the United States?

13. The term "Siamese twins" originated with the birth of two brothers joined together at the chest. What were their names?

14. What was John Lennon's middle name?

15. Which weapon did German gunsmith August Kotter unload on the world in 1520?

16. Which animal is the official symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?

17. Which colors do colorblind people have trouble distinguishing?

18. Which bird is used as the sign of peace?

19. What is the highest possible break in a game of snooker?

20. Who was the gymnast who scored a perfect score of 10 in the 1976 Montreal Olympics?

21. Which is the only country in the world which sports the Bible on its national flag?

22. Which is the largest country in Central America?

23. In which year did England abolish the death penalty for murder?

24. Who has been the only bachelor President of the United States?

25. Who was the second person to set foot on the Moon?
All these questions are not really as difficult as our lack of interest in general knowledge and our inability to think logically makes them. Having said that, going through such trivia questions and answers is perhaps the best way to gain knowledge, whilst having some fun -- for kids and adults alike.
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