What's the Best Trivia Book? Volume 2: Over 3,000 Questions in 10 Categories (Paperback)
What makes this the best trivia book? There are over 3,000 questions organized into 10 wide-ranging categories: animals, history, miscellaneous, movies, science and nature, sports, television, U.S. geography, U.S. presidents, and world geography. To make it quick and easy to test yourself without seeing the answers first, the categories are broken into short 20 question quizzes followed immediately by their answers, and additional details are frequently included to expand on the basic answer and add even more to your knowledge. For example:
- What animal's fingerprints are virtually indistinguishable from human fingerprints even with careful analysis under a microscope?
- What does "E Pluribus Unum," the motto on the U.S. great seal, mean?
- What country created the Smurfs?
- What is the name of the computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey?
- At normal atmospheric pressure, what is the only element in the universe that can't freeze?
- What sport originated the term southpaw?
- On Game of Thrones, the seven kingdoms are part of what continent?
- What is the largest desert in the U.S.?
- Who was the first U.S. president to win a Grammy Award?
- What country has the northernmost permanent settlement in the world?
- What mammal sweats milk?
- Who was the first female head of state in the Western Hemisphere?
- What is the most popular birth month in the U.S.?
- What is the only film where cartoon characters from Walt Disney and Warner Brothers appear together?
- What metal melts in your hand?
- Who was the first MLB player to hit 400 home runs and steal 400 bases?
- What is the family name on television's Everybody Loves Raymond?
- By area, what is the largest lake entirely within the U.S.?
- What U.S. president was credited with saving 77 people from drowning?
- What national capital city is closest to the equator?
- A male donkey and a female horse produce what offspring?
- What did Alfred Nobel invent to make his money and establish the Nobel Prizes?
- What is the tall, pleated chef's hat called?
- In the movie Love Actually, who plays the aging rocker Billy Mack?
- Brass is an alloy of what two metals?
- Who won the 2018 men's soccer World Cup?
- What actress won six consecutive Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmys from 2012-2017?
- What river flows through three U.S. state capitals?
- Who was the first U.S. president with a beard?
- What country's flag has the most stars?
- What animal kills the most people in world?
- What state was the setting of the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
- Who said, "Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all"?
- After Sleeping Beauty in 1959, what was the next fairy tale produced by Disney?
- In terms of mass, what is the most abundant element in the human body?
- Who was the first African American Heisman Trophy winner?
- Who was the first person to win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing for the same series?
- What U.S. state experienced the greatest temperature variation ever recorded in a 24-hour period?
- What U.S. president holds the record with over 1,000 rounds of golf played while he was in office?
- What mountain range passes through the most countries?
This is book 7 of the What's the Best Trivia? series; look for other books in the series covering a variety of trivia topics.