General Knowledge Quiz 22

General Knowledge Quiz Part 1:
  1. What is the base of a feather called? The Quill
  2. 'With My Little Stick of Blackpool Rock' and 'When I'm Cleaning Windows' are songs by which performer? George Formby
  3. What was the nickname for Parliamentary soldiers during the English Civil War? Roundheads
  4. In which country are the Brecon Beacons? Wales
  5. What element has the chemical symbol Cu? Copper
  6. 'Woman's Hour' is a long running programme on which radio station? BBC Radio 4
  7. Which famous 1940's film was based on the life of newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hurst? Citizen Kane
  8. La Liga is the premiership football league in which country? Spain
  9. Who played Eliza Doolittle in the film 'My Fair Lady'? Audrey Hepburn
  10. 'Smoking Bishop' used to be popular at Christmas during the Victoria Era. What is it? A type of mulled wine
  11. Who became the British Prime Minister in 1945? Clement Attlee
  12. Which popular drink can be Black, White or Green? Tea
  13. Which band's songs feature in the musical 'We Will Rock You'? Queen
  14. Where was Napoleon Bonaparte born? Corsica
  15. With a land area of just over 2000 square miles, Princess Edward Island is the smallest province of which Commonwealth country? Canada
  16. What is a thimbleberry? A type of wild raspberry
  17. The male of which animal can measure up to 5 metres in height? Giraffe
  18. According to the proverb; A Bird in the Hand is what? Worth Two in the Bush
  19. Which company was founded by Jeff Bezos in Washington in 1994? Amazon
  20. In the bible, who lead the Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea? Moses

 

General Knowledge Quiz Part 2:

  1. Which English novelist wrote 'Far From the Madding Crowd'? Thomas Hardy
  2. The Spree river flows through which major European capital city? Berlin
  3. 'Namaste' is a traditional greeting in which Asian language? Hindi
  4. Which 1930's radio play made listeners believe they were genuinely being invaded by Martians? The War of the Worlds
  5. Where in the body is the Tibia bone? In the lower leg
  6. Siamese and Orinoco are types of what animal? Crocodile
  7. Which author wrote the childrens books; 'Matilda', 'The BFG' and 'The Twits'? Roald Dahl
  8. How many sides does a heptadecagon have? 17
  9. Which actor plays 'Martin Ellingham' in the ITV drama programme 'Doc Martin'? Martin Clunes
  10. The four 'fashion capitals' are usually considered to be New York, London, Paris and which other European City? Milan
  11. Which Irish political party's name literally translates into English as 'We Ourselves'? Sinn Fein 
  12. 'Suncrisp', 'Golden Russet' and 'Braeburn' are all varieties of which fruit? Apple
  13. In which country would you find the coastal resort of Lara Beach? Turkey 
  14. In 1934, the surgeon Robert Kenneth Wilson supposedly captured one of the most famous photos of which mythical Scottish creature? The Loch Ness Monster (Nessie)
  15. In which country are the Gibson and Simpson deserts? Australia
  16. Which of your fingers has the fastest growing nail? Your middle finger
  17. What is the main ingredient of the Greek dip Tzatziki? Yoghurt
  18. Who was the leader of the Free French Forces in World War 2? General Charles De Gaulle
  19. 'If you can use some exotic booze, there's a bar in far Bombay' is a line from which song by Frank Sinatra? Come Fly with Me
  20. Why is John Wilkes Booth famous? For assassinating President Lincoln

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