Quiz: Can You Correctly Fill In The Blanks To These 16 Trivia Facts?

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How much do you know about life sciences, geography, and history?

This fun trivia quiz contains general knowledge facts about animals, plants, famous people, and places.

 Nov 30, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
A major difference between tortoises and turtles is that most tortoises _________.
are carnivorous
live on land
cannot hide inside their shells
2 of 16Pick your answer!
The mnemonic "divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived" relates to the marriages of ________.
Elizabeth Taylor
Catherine the Great
King Henry VIII
3 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ was horrified by the ugliness of the iguanas on the Galapagos Islands.
Ferdinand Magellan
David Livingstone
Charles Darwin
4 of 16Pick your answer!
The annexation of _________ in 1867 was known as "Seward's folly."
California
Alaska
Hawaii
5 of 16Pick your answer!
Diamonds are made up mostly of _________.
iron
calcium
carbon
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Despite being made of metal, the ________ is considered a woodwind instrument.
flute
tuba
trumpet
7 of 16Pick your answer!
The Atkins diet and its successors recommend avoiding ________ in order to lose weight.
fat
carbohydrates
protein
8 of 16Pick your answer!
In 79 A.D., the city of Pompeii was destroyed in a(n) _________.
volcanic eruption
earthquake
flood
9 of 16Pick your answer!
The world's driest desert is in __________.
the Arabian Peninsula
China
Antarctica
10 of 16Pick your answer!
The _________ looks like a lizard, but it actually belongs to its own category of reptiles.
iguana
Komodo dragon
tuatara
11 of 16Pick your answer!
Tomatoes, eggplants, and bell peppers are all __________.
pulses
nightshades
cruciferous vegetables
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Farsi, Russian, and Greek are all ___________ languages.
Semitic
Indo-European
Caucasian
13 of 16Pick your answer!
__________ is the closest planet to the sun.
Mercury
Venus
Mars
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Holden Caulfield is the narrator of _________.
'American Psycho'
'Great Expectations'
'The Catcher in the Rye'
15 of 16Pick your answer!
All species of lemurs are native to ________.
Brazil
Australia
Madagascar
16 of 16Pick your answer!
The main ingredient in Vegemite is _________.
mushrooms
yeast
milk
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