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quizballs 315 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- A big problem that people avoid discussing is metaphorically called 'The (what?) ...in the room': Dinosaur; Elephant; Gorilla; or Ostrich? Elephant
- What 2001 Disney movie bockbuster is considered the first to successfully achieve CGI fur? Monsters, Inc. (CGI is Computer-Generated Imagery)
- The 1st World War Armistice was signed in 'Compagnie Internationale des Wagons Lits 2419', a: Hotel room; Bunker; Railway carriage; or Shipping container? Railway carriage (used in the war by French Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces - it was exhibited by the French after WWI, and the Germans during WWII, who also used it for the French WWII surrender/armistice - the carriage was destroyed by the German SS just before the end of WWII)
- 'Interlocution' refers to a person's involvement in: Crossword puzzles; Discussion; Electrical engineering; or Diesel railway engines? Discussion (technically someone who interrupts or contributes to a discussion, or in law 'interlocutory' refers to a provisional judgment before end of preceedings)
- Who conceived the effective communication theory 'Three Modes of Persuasion' (comprising Logos, Ethos and Pathos): Aristotle; Hitler; Jesus; or Napoleon? Aristotle (see Aristotle's Three Modes of Persuasion)
- Created by marine biologist/animator Stephen Hillenburg, Nickelodeon's $8bn grossing and most distributed media property of MTV networks (at mid-2010s)? Spongebob Squarepants
- Match these jazz players to their main intruments: Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, Gene Krupa, and Courtney Pine - Sax/Clarinet, Drums, Keyboards, Trumpet? Herbie Hancock - Keyboards, Chet Baker - Trumpet, Gene Krupa - Drums, Courtney Pine - Sax/Clarinet
- What is the cube root of 216? 6 (6 x 6 x 6 = 216)
- Boulevard Périphérique is the famous Paris: Park; Ring Road; Shopping Mall; or Mono-Rail? Ring Road
- The brands Daiwa, Drennan, Hardy, and Berkley famously involve: Formula 1 racing; Horse-riding; Ski-ing; or Fishing? Fishing
- Gargoyles on buildings traditionally support: Flags; Clocks; Guttering; or Flying buttresses? Guttering (decorative ugly creatures containing protruding water spouts - from French gargouille meaning throat, derived via Latin and Greek onomatopoeic gargarizien and similar variants, referring to swallow)
- A longhorned grasshopper or bush cricket is also known as a: Marymay; Suzywill; Lizzycan; or Katydid? Katydid
- PCB refers to what component of most electrical items? Printed Circuit Board (it houses and connects electronic components)
- A gazetteer offers indexed information mainly oriented by: Biography; Geography; History; or Auction values? Geography
- What is a: cleaning brand, Dutch soccer club, web programming language, and greater and lesser mythological Greek hero? Ajax
- Cockney rhyming slang 'bottle' traditionally means: Beer; Bravery; Medicine; or Blue? Bravery (from 'Bottle and Glass', which rhymes with 'arse' which symbolizes holding one's nerve under threat - see Cockney rhyming slang)
- What famous French 1970s-designed anti-ship missile means 'flying fish'? Exocet
- The varying effects within which 0-12 scale refer to movement of twigs, smoke, dust and telegraph wires? The Beaufort Scale (of wind force)
- The 'Acts' book of the Bible is fully titled 'Acts of The (What?)'? Apostles
- Name the capital city - est 1913, designed by Chicago architects W & M Griffin, located 35°18'27"S 149°07'28"E, and home of ACT Brumbies rugby union club? Canberra (Australia)
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