Daily Quizzes Daily

Our daily general knowledge quiz

Quiz Archive Archive

A complete history of our quiz challenges

By Subject Subjects

Choose from seven quiz categories

Personalised Personalised

Build a quiz by subject and difficulty

Daily Quiz #5455

General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 25 December 2023

A new general knowledge quiz is available every day. Try today's quiz or work through our archive of daily and themed quizzes.

0 out of ?
1

Which animal can, after reaching full maturity, revert completely to sexual immaturity and begin again, thereby being technically capable of immortality?

A
Diploria strigosa (brain coral)
B
Amoeba proteus
C
Green sulphur bacterium
D
Turritopsis dohrnii (a jellyfish)
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these, an actor and a vaudeville, jazz and blues singer, was the first African-American artist to make a commercial vocal blues recording?

A
Mamie Smith
B
Bessie Smith
C
Robert Johnson
D
Howlin' Wolf
Select from the options above.
3

The poem "The New Colossus" that begins "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses …" is inscribed where?

A
The Lincoln Memorial
B
The Statue of Liberty
C
Mount Rushmore
D
The White House
Select from the options above.
4

What type of race is "the Madison"?

A
Snail, long distance
B
Relay marathon
C
Track cycling relay
D
Homing pigeons
Select from the options above.
5

To investigate his theories of the diaspora of South American peoples, who sailed in a balsa raft called Kon-Tiki across the Pacific Ocean in 1947?

A
James Cook
B
Thor Heyerdahl
C
James Chichester
D
Roald Amundsen
Select from the options above.
6

If you travelled in a westward direction from New York City (USA) and passed through each of these cities along the way, which city would be reached last?

A
Mexico City, Mexico
B
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
D
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a 1980 American film based on the story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London?

A
The Dog Woman
B
The Elephant Man
C
The Hippopotamus Child
D
The Monkey's Uncle
Select from the options above.
0%
There are 0 questions in this quiz.
You've completed 0 questions.
You've answered 0 questions correctly.
You've answered 0 questions incorrectly.