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## quizballs 165 - free 'numbers' general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes

Each answer is a number.

**The answers are the numbers 1-30**. Each number appears only
once.

(Obviously) the questions are not in the right order, but below this set of Q&A, a rearranged set is shown in the 1-30 order.

- Aside from an extra 385 yards, how many miles is a marathon race?
**26** - If 27 solid cubes are formed into one big 3x3x3 cube how many
individual cubes, at most, are visible from any single angle?
**Nineteen** - In the movie Spinal Tap what number is: "Well, it is one
louder.."?
**11**(referring to guitar amplifier controls, adapted to go to 11 rather than the standard 10) - 'Via Dolorosa' is the (how many) Stations of the Cross, the
Christian ritual tracing the key stages of the death of Jesus, beginning with
his condemnation and ending with his being laid in the tomb?
**Fourteen** - How many dots are on a (standard 1-6) die?
**Twenty-one** - The Russian 'Crimea Highway' trunk road from Moscow to the Crimea
in Ukraine is the M (what)?
**2** - What number, between two hyphens, is used by journalists, etc.,
to mark the end of a newspaper or broadcast story?
**30** - How many unique dominoes are in a standard 'double six' set?
**Twenty-eight** - What number turned on its side (rotated 90 degrees) is the symbol
for infinity?
**8** - The Marvel Comics superhero team led by Mr Fantastic was the
Fanstastic (what)?
**Four** - What is the larger number of the binary system?
**1** - Japanese haiku poems loosely comprise how many syllables?
**Seventeen** - The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are respectively (what
number)-and-half degrees north and south of the Equator?
**23** - What number is Hurricane on the Beaufort Scale?
**12** - Greek deka, and Latin decem, are what number?
**Ten** - Conventionally how many books are in the Bible's New Testament?
**Twenty-seven** - How many legs (or arms) are most usually on a starfish?
**Five** - A lunar month is an average (how many) days plus 12 hours, 44
minutes and 3 seconds?
**29** - 'Roaring' refers to what pluralised number in describing a 1900s
decade of western world prosperity?
**Twenty**(the Roaring Twenties - 1920s) - Traditionally what number of years anniversary is symbolized by
silver?
**25** - What is generally stated to be the number of major joints in the
human body?
**Thirteen**(three per limb, plus the neck) - What number is the French coded slang 'vingt-deux!', which warns
that police are coming?
**22** - What is the only number that equals twice the sum of its digits
(digit means numerical symbol)?
**18**(1 + 8 = 9; 2 x 9 = 18) - The early/mid-1900s American vaudeville comedy act was called the
(how many) Stooges?
**Three** - Any line of three numbers in the 'magic square' (a 3 x 3 grid of
the numbers 1-9) adds up to what?
**15** - What is the international SPI resin/polymer identification coding
system number (typically shown within a recycling triangle symbol) for
polystyrene?
**6** - Traditionally the diameter of the 45rpm gramophone record is (how
many) inches?
**7** - Pure gold is (how many)-carat?
**24** - The expression 'On cloud (what)' refers to being blissfully
happy?
**Nine**(see 'on cloud nine' meaning and origin) - Each player begins with (how many) pieces in a game of chess?
**Sixteen**

Here are the (questions and) answers rearranged in 1-30 order...

- What is the larger number of the binary system?
**1** - The Russian 'Crimea Highway' trunk road from Moscow to the Crimea
in Ukraine is the M (what)?
**2** - The early/mid-1900s American vaudeville comedy act was called the
(how many) Stooges?
**Three** - The Marvel Comics superhero team led by Mr Fantastic was the
Fanstastic (what)?
**Four** - How many legs (or arms) are most usually on a starfish?
**Five** - What is the international SPI resin/polymer identification coding
system number (typically shown within a recycling triangle symbol) for
polystyrene?
**6** - Traditionally the diameter of the 45rpm gramophone record is (how
many) inches?
**7** - What number turned on its side (rotated 90 degrees) is the symbol
for infinity?
**8** - The expression 'On cloud (what)' refers to being blissfully
happy?
**Nine**(see 'on cloud nine' meaning and origin) - Greek deka, and Latin decem, are what number?
**Ten** - In the movie Spinal Tap what number is: "Well, it is one
louder.."?
**11**(referring to guitar amplifier controls, adapted to go to 11 rather than the standard 10) - What number is Hurricane on the Beaufort Scale?
**12** - What is generally stated to be the number of major joints in the
human body?
**Thirteen**(three per limb, plus the neck) - 'Via Dolorosa' is the (how many) Stations of the Cross, the
Christian ritual tracing the key stages of the death of Jesus, beginning with
his condemnation and ending with his being laid in the tomb?
**Fourteen** - Any line of three numbers in the 'magic square' (a 3 x 3 grid of
the numbers 1-9) adds up to what?
**15** - Each player begins with (how many) pieces in a game of chess?
**Sixteen** - Japanese haiku poems loosely comprise how many syllables?
**Seventeen** - What is the only number that equals twice the sum of its digits
(digit means numerical symbol)?
**18**(1 + 8 = 9; 2 x 9 = 18) - If 27 solid cubes are formed into one big 3x3x3 cube how many
individual cubes, at most, are visible from any single angle?
**Nineteen** - 'Roaring' refers to what pluralised number in describing a 1900s
decade of western world prosperity?
**Twenty**(the Roaring Twenties - 1920s) - How many dots are on a (standard 1-6) die?
**Twenty-one** - What number is the French coded slang 'vingt-deux!', which warns
that police are coming?
**22** - The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are respectively (what
number)-and-half degrees north and south of the Equator?
**23** - Pure gold is (how many)-carat?
**24** - Traditionally what number of years anniversary is symbolized by
silver?
**25** - Aside from an extra 385 yards, how many miles is a marathon race?
**26** - Conventionally how many books are in the Bible's New Testament?
**Twenty-seven** - How many unique dominoes are in a standard 'double six' set?
**Twenty-eight** - A lunar month is an average (how many) days plus 12 hours, 44
minutes and 3 seconds?
**29** - What number, between two hyphens, is used by journalists, etc.,
to mark the end of a newspaper or broadcast story?
**30**

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