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quizballs 154 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Light travels at its fastest in what medium: Vacuum; Salt-water; Air at 0°C; or Drizzle?
- What is the source Italian expression of the motor vehicle abbreviation GT?
- What two letters are on the pilots' caps in TV's Thunderbirds?
- What is the traditional primary ingredient of coleslaw (also slaw in the US)?
- Spell: Pennisilin; Penecilin; Penicillin; or Pennecilin?
- In maths (also meaning womb, and a popular movie series) what is a rectangular series of quantities in rows and columns?
- Said to originate from the French expression 'tap under chin' what word refers to a nickname or assumed name (of person, or place, etc)?
- What mainly microscopic life-form takes its name from the Greek word plagktos, meaning wandering?
- The Latin word levare and French lever meaning raise evolved into what English word for a collection of tax?
- The nautical term fo'c'sle (pronounced foxel) is a common shortening of what word referring to the forward part of a ship where sailors live?
- What small Scottish border town is famously associated with marriages of English runaway couples?
- A demagogue is a: Church for animals; Leader of a mob; Large bottle; or Lifestyle analysis?
- Teutonic/Teutons refers mostly and typically to what ancient race of people: Roman; Viking; Germanic; or Arab?
- From the Greek words for empty tomb, what sort of monument exists in many cities to commemorate lives lost, especially in the 1st and 2nd World Wars?
- Hemostasis/haemostasis is what in relation to bloodflow: Poisoning; Bleeding; Stoppage; or Scabbing?
- What is the fastest animal alive: Peregrine falcon (duck hawk, US); Cheetah; Sailfish; or Dragonfly?
- What mathematical term, from Latin meaning break, has the common prefixes: decimal, vulgar, proper and improper?
- Popular in the 16-18th centuries, what musical instrument is shaped like a grand piano, with plucked strings running perpendicular to the keyboard?
- The word harem, referring to a women's part of a dwelling, and especially to its female occupants, originated in which ethnic people: Chinese; Greek; Roman; or Muslim?
- In pathology what is the common term for a displacement and protrusion of part of an organ through its cavity wall?
- A limited company (e.g., in the UK 'Ltd', US 'LLC', Germany 'GmbH') has limited what: Services; Liabilities; Imports/Exports; or Trading history?
- Sinhalese (or Singhalese) is the language and people originating in north India now largely populating which country?
- Abbrieviated to PIE, what is the ancient Eurasian reconstructed language and origin of wide-ranging modern languages including English, Spanish, Russian, Greek, Urdu and Farsi?
- The US military special operations SEALs force is an acronym derived from what three basic words?
- For what ethnic group are Misnah and Gemara the two main parts of Talmud law: Muslims; Jews; Hindus; or Sioux?
- A variation on the Peter Principle, "The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage: management.." is a humorous law named after which fictional character?
- Abbreviated to DA, what is the catecholamine ('fight-or-flight') hormone secreted by the adrenal glands along with adrenaline and noradrenaline?
- At what angle do light and other waves not refract (change direction) when passing through one medium to another: 30°; 45°; 60°; or 90°?
- Put these (Sigmund Freud's) childhood-teenage stages of psychosexual development in order, earliest first: Phallic, Anal, Oral, Genital, Latency?
- The organic chemical compound C12H22O11 is better known as what additive?
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