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A is for Apple



Welcome to the Trivia Quiz. The theme of this quiz is the letter “A.” Thus all the questions and/or answers center on the letter “A.” Avanti!


1. Which one of the following is not an Aesop fable?

(a) The Town Mouse & the Country Mouse, (b) The Milkmaid & Her Pail, (c) The Owl & the Pussycat or (d) The Fox & the Grapes

2. What is the more common term for the medication acetylsali­cylic acid (ASA)?

3. What award-winning actor has the given name Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo?

4. What is the capital of Ethiopia?

5. Arachnopho­bia is the fear of what?

6. Which musical group released the album titled Aftermath?

7. What is the name of the town in which the film Jaws is set?

8. What is the formal term for the symbol “&” which is commonly called the “and” sign?

9. In what country is Lake Athabasca located?

10. Who wrote the line “April is the cruelest month”?

11. In what city is the Taj Mahal located?

12. Where is the Altneuschu­l (OldNew

Synagogue) located?

13. In what confrontat­ion did Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie lose their lives?

14. Is an aperitif consumed before a meal or after?

15. Who wrote the I, Robot series of stories?

16. In which US state is Albuquerqu­e located?

17. What do the following films have in common?

All Quiet on the Front, All the King’s Men, All About Eve, An American in Paris, Around the World in 80 Days, The Apartment, Annie Hall, Amadeus, American Beauty, The Artist and Argo.

18. What is the commonly used name for the highly classified US Air Force facility in Nevada, which is often the subject of alien conspiracy theories?

19. What is the name of Houston’s baseball team?

20. What two countries are referred to as “the antipodes”?

21. In what city did Vincent van Gogh paint Starry Night, as well as 300 other works of art?

22. What company developed the virtual assistant Alexa?

23. What musical group founded the label Apple Records?

24. Who is the third Musketeer cohort of Athos and Porthos?

25. What word is used for “A” in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet?

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