quizballs 340 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers
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quizballs 340 - free general knowledge quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- The lowest pitch string on a conventionally tuned violin is: G; D; A; or E?
- A pointe shoe is worn in: Military parade; Ballet; Rock-climbing; or Horse-racing?
- Named after a German physicist, what is the international (SI) unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second?
- The variously-used brandname Trocadero, is from a 19th century European: Battle; King; Weapon; or Chocolate drink?
- In maths/logic, the process of using one or more statements/facts to achieve a logical conclusion is known as: Reduction; Deduction; Induction; or Long division?
- Who wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Das Kapital (1867)?
- The original meaning of capital (financial/money) referred to 'caput', head, specifically head of: Company; Table; Cattle; or Steam?
- In categorizing workplace skills, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) typically represents (What?) skill: Hard; Soft; Labor/Labour; or Life?
- Satin is traditionally/originally made from what fibre?
- Known as the Toison d'Or (French), Goldenen Vlies (Germany), and Toisón de Oro (Spain), the historic European supreme award is The Order of the (What ancient authority symbol?)
- The Erythraean Sea, lying between Africa and Asia is more commonly called the (What?) Sea?
- What (at 2015) is the only major nation of the world which charges income tax on its citizens working overseas?
- Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are collectively known as (What?) religions, referring to their founding biblical character?
- Vande Mataram (I praise thee, Mother) is the national song of which BRIC nation?
- What abbreviated company/brand stands for, translated: Spanish Touring Car Company?
- Author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the notion (2000s) that to become truly expert at something a minimum of how many hours practice is required: 1,000; 10,000, 50,000; or a million?
- The surname Sawyer referred to a: Clerk; Cook; Poet; or Wood/stone-worker?
- The cabasa, used especially in Latin music, is what sort of instrument: Percusssion; String; Horn/brass; or Woodwind?
- What modern word for careless writing derives via its Latin meaning, to write?
- Name the only five nations which (to 2012) have participated at every Summer Olympic Games in the modern era (since 1896)? (one point for each)