30 Facts That Start with 'Z' Quiz Stats

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Question Answer % Correct
In Greek mythology, who was the ruler of the gods?Zeus
96.3%
What name is given to the scientific study of animals?Zoology
95.6%
What term for an undead creature originally comes from Haitian creole?Zombie
87.9%
Which princess does Link attempt to rescue in a series of video games?Zelda
84.9%
Ben Stiller plays a dim-witted fashion model in what 2001 film?Zoolander
83.9%
Southern Rhodesia was the former name of what country?Zimbabwe
82.2%
What is grated off of the peel of a citrus fruit to add flavor to food?Zest
78.7%
What is the largest city in Switzerland?Zürich
78.1%
What is the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet?Zeta
74.8%
The headquarters of what lighter company is based in Bradford, Pennsylvania?Zippo
73.7%
What large rigid airship is named after its German inventor?Zeppelin
71.1%
Colombian dancer 'Beto' Perez created what fitness program during the 1990s?Zumba
67.8%
Chief Buthelezi was a leader of what group of South African people?Zulu
67.2%
What is the trademark name for the machine that smooths the ice in a skating rink?Zamboni
65.1%
What does the letter 'Z' stand for in ZIP code?Zone
60.7%
Question Answer % Correct
What 2012 Kathryn Bigelow film was about the decade long hunt for Osama Bin Laden?Zero Dark Thirty
59.2%
Billy Gibbons is the lead singer and guitarist with which U.S. blues rock band?ZZ Top
59.2%
What is the surname of Danny in the musical 'Grease'?Zuko
55%
Which French soccer player's last game was the 2006 World Cup final, in which he was sent off for headbutting an opponent?Zidane (Zinedine)
51.3%
What is the capital of Croatia?Zagreb
50.8%
What first name is shared by James Ransone's character in 'The Wire' and Bob Marley's oldest son?Ziggy
50.2%
What word for a light wind gets its name from the Greek god of the west wind?Zephyr
45.1%
What fictional character, created by Johnston McCulley, takes his name for the Spanish word for 'fox'?Zorro
44.9%
What German word has come to mean 'the defining spirit or mood of a particular time in history'?Zeitgeist
43.8%
Which actress won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the film 'Cold Mountain'?Zellweger (Renée)
42.6%
Literally meaning 'golden', what is the currency of Poland?Złoty
28.9%
Alphabetically, what is the last chemical element?Zirconium
28.7%
Which 1970s PBS children's series was revived in the late '90s and produced by WGBH-TV in Boston?Zoom
25.4%
What 'sport' involves rolling downhill in a large transparent sphere?Zorbing
21.5%
What is a word of Yiddish origin that means 'pleasantly plump'?Zaftig
14.7%

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