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quizballs 275 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Which country borders Finland, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia?
- What is the fourth root of 625 (i.e., what number multiplied by itself four times is 625)?
- What analytical field is traditionally called 'the dismal science'?
- The devastating water-borne disease Schistosomiasis, or Snail Fever, is more commonly called what?
- Beers called Budweiser are named after a city of which modern nation: Germany; USA; Czech Republic; or Canada?
- A burgh in Scotland (as in Edinburgh) originally meant a: Hill; Port; River; or Corporate entity?
- What French term refers to the standing on 'tip-toes' position in ballet?
- Informally called the 'three-fingered salute', what bizarre enduring Microsoft keypad command interrupts a pc operation and opens a task manager?
- What (originally US) slang for earthly deposits worth mining is a metaphorical term for a potentially profitable/useful discovery or idea?
- Name the organizational exception in this group, and the differentiating organizational feature it does not share with the others (two answers required): McDonald's, Avis Rent a Car, Hilton Hotels, Snap-on Tools, HSBC?
- What term referring (in the northern hemisphere) to something/someone of Australia/NZ derives from Greek 'those who have their feet opposite'?
- What was abolished in the British Empire in 1833, the French Colonies in 1848, and the USA in 1865?
- Spell the word: Acomodate; Acommodate; Accomodate; Accommodate?
- Sassafras, a traditional aromatic ingredient of perfume and medicine, is a: Tree; Seaweed; Insect; or Pig-gland?
- Gustatory perception refers to which of the five traditional human senses?
- English physicist Nicholas Culpeper's famous 1653 human healthcare book was the 'Complete (What?)': Herbal; Astrology; Athlete; or Barber?
- What profession uses a sangar (probably from Persian for stone): Dentist; Soldier; Pilot; or Sculptor?
- In 2013 Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanjayu controversially made the news for reportedly suggesting what could not be worn freely in Iran: Jewellery; Jeans; Leather Jackets; or Jodhpurs?
- Revolutionary Che Geuvara (1928-67) was born and killed respectively in: Cuba and Mexico; Chile and USA; Paraguay and Venezuela; or Argentina and Bolivia?
- What US corporation originated and became a genericized trademark for the common cylindrical lock?
quizballs 275 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes