quizballs 303 - 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 303 - free general knowledge quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes


  1. Dashi is a popular Japanese: Stock/soup; Martial art; Taxi-company; or Pebbled wall-rendering?
  2. The Berghof, Wolfsschanze, and Adlerhorst were notable headquarters of: Napoleon Bonaparte; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Stalin; or Dwight D Eisenhower?
  3. How many 'states' (variations) are possible in a single 7-segment electronic/digital numeral display (as used in calculators, etc): 10; 12; 64; or 128?
  4. Which country hosted a special edition of UK TV's 'Double Your Money' prize game show, broadcast in 1966, in which points rather than money were awarded, leading to a top prize of a television set?
  5. What form of breadcrumbed fried food, often containing mashed potato, is named from French 'to crunch'?
  6. Name the controversial arm-gesture associated with French-Cameroonian comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala: Quarante; Quenelle; Quinine; or Quiche?
  7. Selecting or extracting only a few prime items from a wide range, especially where less discrimination is appropriate, is called (What?)-picking: Strawberry; Cherry; Cotton; or Nose?
  8. Which famous British institution's heavily subsidized restaurant received a complaint after cancelling a member's booking (in 2013), that "...we were unable to eat elsewhere because my wife was wearing a tiara...': The London Palladium; The House of Lords; St Andrews Golf Club; or Queens Tennis Club?
  9. Tarja Halonen, Martti Ahtisaari, and Mauno Koivisto have been presidents of Suomi - known in western language as: Peru; Fiji; Finland; or Kuwait?
  10. Where in 2014 became the last European territory to decriminalize sex between men: Monaco; Isle of Man; Northern Cyprus; or Vatican City State?
  11. Katsuma, Poppet, Furi, Luvli, Diavlo and Zommer are central characters in which 2010s children's website/merchandise/media phenomenon?
  12. The Spanish 'Copa del Rey' is a: Windy weather system; Cathedral; Mafia organization; Seafood curry; or Soccer competition?
  13. Chinese technology entrepreneur Jack Ma founded which vast internet corporation, which (in the 2010s) handles c.80% of China's online shopping: Aladdin; Sinbad; Alibaba; or King Kong?
  14. Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) and Chilean Pablo Neruda (1904-73) are famous South American: Military leaders; Painters; Writers; or Boxers?
  15. Which vegetable originates from a cross between a cabbage and a turnip: Artichoke; Swede/ Rutabaga; Broccolli; or Cauliflower?
  16. DNA analysis of a 7,000 year-old cave-dwelling human skeleton from north Spain revealed what surprising genetic feature: Chin dimple; Blue eyes; Webbed feet; or an 'Outie' belly-button?
  17. What Cantonese mixed bite-size food means literally 'touch the heart'?
  18. What Terry Nation concept was produced by scientist Davros from the indigenous Kaleds of the planet Skaro?
  19. What's the western name of the least densely populated country in the world, (national language 'Kalaallit Nunaat'), with capital city Nuuk?
  20. Alluding to a ridged cloth, a temporary vehicle-track built over bogland on a foundation of perpendicularly laid logs is called a (What?) road?


quizballs 303 - free general knowledge quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes


quizballs main page - more free trivia quizzes questions and answers