quizballs 208 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers

free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers - for pub quizzes, pub games, team games, learning and fun

Quiz intro ...

This is a Businessballs Quizballs quiz. Quizballs are free quiz questions and answers for trivia quizzes, team games, pub quizzes, general knowledge, learning and amusement. Use the quiz and questions and answers to suit your purposes, either as a stand-alone quiz, or to cut and paste to make your own quizzes.

Quizballs accepts no liability for any arguments, lost bets, or otherwise unfortunate consequences arising from any errors contained in these quizzes although quite a lot of effort is made to ensure that questions are clear and answers are correct. Please notify us of any errors, or questions or answers requiring clarification.

These quizzes are free to use in pub quizzes, trivia quizzes, organisational events and team-building, but are not to be sold or published, which includes not posting them on other websites, thank you.

These are the quiz questions. Here are the quiz answers with the questions. A link to the quiz answers also follows the questions below.

Spelling note: Some UK-English and US-English spellings may vary, notably words ending in our/or, and ise/ize. Where appropriate please change the spellings to suit your local situation.

Corrections to quizzes are shown on the Quizballs index page - see Quizballs corrections.

see the quizballs.com quizzes website operated by businessballs



quizballs 208 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes


  1. 'George' is a common nickname for what aviation system?
  2. Racerback, Balconette, Bandeau, and Shelf are types of what?
  3. In what language do the words 'zajecie', 'sprawa', and 'przedsiewziecie' refer to notions of business?
  4. Diverticulitis is a common disease of what human system: Nervous; Skeletal; Immune; or Digestive?
  5. What French phrase refers to the 'left bank' of the river Seine in Paris, and by extension to the artistic/creative/anti-establishment lifestyle which characterized the area and much of its population in the early 1900s?
  6. According to Encyclopedia Britannica 2012, a skyscraper is very loosely defined as having at least how many storeys/stories: 15; 40; 65; or 100?
  7. Willis-Ekbom disease is more commonly known as: Restless leg syndrome; Leprosy; Syphilis; or Ear-ache?
  8. The Latin term 'intra muros' means: Public; Not public; Under review; or Parliamentary privilege?
  9. The Henri Delaunay trophy is awarded in which sport?
  10. What two rhyming words, originally old English, each mean 'from a place or position'?
  11. From what is the J derived in the brand name 'J-cloth'?
  12. What Latin word for 'straight' gave its name to a part of the human body?
  13. What north-eastern state of India (at 2012) accounts for more than 50% of the nation's tea production, and is said to be the world's biggest tea-growing region?
  14. What was the first chartered corporation of the US: Harvard University; Kellogg Company; Quaker Oats Company; or Bank of New York?
  15. Where in the human body is the sacrum bone: Ear; Pelvis; Knee; or Hand?
  16. Pangaea, Laurasia and Gondwana are: Diseases; Supercontinents; Harry Potter characters; or Flowering herbs?
  17. A 'wherry' is a Drink; Cheese; Wind; or Boat?
  18. The UK-founded communications technology company O2 started as joint venture between which two large corporations?
  19. What area of achievement originally linked the US 'Ivy League' universities: Sport; Academic; Politics; or Military? - bonus points, one for each - name the eight Ivy League universities?
  20. The metric prefix nano means 10 to the power of: -6; -9; -10; or -100?


quizballs 208 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes


quizballs main page - more free trivia quizzes questions and answers