40 Senior Trivia Questions

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Celebrate life’s journey with 40 engaging senior trivia questions. Whether you’re a senior, caregiver, or curious about life’s lessons, these questions spark conversations and mental workouts.

Did you know retirement communities gained popularity in the 20th century? Seniors bring unique perspectives shaped by history, tech shifts, and culture changes.

Explore decades of knowledge with trivia covering literature, history, pop culture, figures, inventions, and more. Reflect on music, communication, and the experiences that enrich our lives.

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#1. What is the chemical symbol for helium?

#2. In which year did World War I end?

#3. What is the chemical symbol for water?

#4. Who wrote "1984"?

#5. What is the national flower of Japan?

#6. Which famous scientist developed the theory of evolution by natural selection?

#7. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

#8. Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?

#9. What is the chemical symbol for carbon?

#10. Who is the author of "War and Peace"?

#11. Who is the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird"?

#12. What is the largest planet in our solar system?

#13. What is the capital city of France?

#14. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States?

#15. Which mountain range is home to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest?

#16. Who wrote the play "Romeo and Juliet"?

#17. Who wrote "Pride and Prejudice"?

#18. What is the capital city of Spain?

#19. Who wrote the novel "Moby-Dick"?

#20. What is the currency of Japan?

#21. Which continent is known as the "Dark Continent"?

#22. In which year did the United States declare independence from Britain?

#23. In which year did the Berlin Wall fall?

#24. What is the capital city of Australia?

#25. What is the chemical symbol for iron?

#26. Which US president delivered the Gettysburg Address?

#27. Who is known for his theory of relativity?

#28. What is the chemical symbol for silver?

#29. What is the chemical symbol for gold?

#30. What is the world's largest continent by land area?

#31. Which famous speech begins with "I have a dream"?

#32. Who was the leader of the civil rights movement in the United States?

#33. Who painted the famous artwork "Starry Night"?

#34. Which ocean is the largest by area?

#35. What is the term for the large-scale economic collapse that occurred in the 1930s?

#36. What is the smallest prime number?

#37. What is the name of the iconic mountain in South Dakota with the faces of four US presidents?

#38. What is the name of the famous ship that sank in 1912?

#39. What is the national flower of the United States?

#40. What is the capital city of Canada?

#41. Which planet is known as the "Red Planet"?

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