October officially marks the beginning of autumn with chilly weather and beautiful scenes. It’s also time to celebrate many holidays and events all over the world. Let’s take a look at the following 30 October quiz questions and answers to see how much you know about this month.
October Quiz Questions And Answers
1. October 5th is an international day to celebrate the hard work of which profession?
2. Which animal is honoured on October 20th each year?
3. Which naval battle took place in October 1805 between Britain and the combined navies of France and Spain?
A. The Battle of Midway
B. The Battle of Ponta Delgada
C. The Battle of Trafalgar
4. What is the birthstone for the month of October?
5. What is the birth flower for the month of October?
6. If you were born on October 20, what would be your zodiac sign?
7. What is the name of the world’s first artificial satellite, which was sent into orbit on October 4, 1957, by the Soviet Union?
A. Sputnik 1
B. Explorer 1
C. Sina 1
8. Which of the following veggies is mostly associated with the celebration of Halloween on October 31 each year?
9. Which month of the year often ends on the same weekday as October?
10. Which prestigious film festival has been held in November each year since 1957?
A. Cannes Film Festival
B. Berlin International Film Festival
C. BFI London Film Festival
11. In which country do people celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October each year?
A. The United States
B. Saint Lucia
12. Which geographic area officially became the 36th state of the United States on October 31, 1864?
13. The October Revolution took place in which country in November 1917?
14. Which company was acquired by Google in October 2006 with a deal of $1.65 billion?
15. In November 1968, which legendary rock band signed a $143,000 contract with Atlantic Records, which was the biggest deal at that time for a new band?
B. The Beatles
C. Led Zeppelin
16. On October 12, 1492, which explorer landed in the Bahamas, becoming the first European to set foot in the Americas?
A. Marco Polo
B. Ferdinand Magellan
C. Christopher Columbus
17. Which children’s book was published on October 14, 1925, by the author A. A. Milne?
A. Alice’s adventures in wonderland
B. Winnie the Pooh
C. A bear called Paddington
18. Which international organisation was founded on October 24, 1945, in San Francisco, California?
A. United Nations
B. International Monetary Fund
C. International Criminal Court
19. The Oktoberfest, which is the largest beer festival in the world, takes place annually between September and October in which German city?
20. Which modern-day country was founded on October 1, 1949?
21. Which private university was founded on November 11, 1885, by a U.S. senator in California?
A. Harvard University
B. Cornell University
C. Stanford University
22. Which member of the Beatles was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England?
A. Ringo Starr
B. Paul McCartney
C. John Lennon
23. Which giant fast-food chain opened its first store in the United Kingdom on November 13?
24. Which canal officially joined the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean on October 10, 1903?
A. Suez Canal
B. Panama Canal
C. Corinth Canal
25. The word “October” is derived from the Latin word “octo”. What does it literally mean?
26. The mating season of which animal starts in late August until early to mid-October?
B. Black bear
27. In October 1886, the Statue of Liberty arrived in the United States as a gift from which country?
A. The United Kingdom
28. The first Summer Olympic Games in Latin America ever took place in which country from 12 to 27 October 1968?
29. On 12 October 1999, it is estimated that the world population reaches how many people?
A. 5 billion
B. 6 billion
C. 7 billion
30. Which of the following fact is true about William Shakespeare?
A. He never mentioned October in any of his sonnets or plays
B. He only mentioned October once in all of his sonnets or plays
C. He mentioned October in all of his sonnets or plays
What do you think about these October quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy your time. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following trivia September quiz.