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quizballs 344 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Monsieur Rapide (French), Don Ocupado (Spanish), Meneertje Druk (Dutch), Unser Herr Schnell (German), and Bay Hýzlý (Turkish) are international versions of which character, from a children's book series? Mr Busy (of Hargreaves' Mr Men)
- What food can be a wheel and contain eyes or veins? Cheese (a circular block is a wheel; air bubbles/holes are eyes; and blue mold is veins)
- How many different ways can six 8-stud Lego bricks be combined: 15; 863; 9,222; or Over 900 million? Over 900 million
- 'Cut-and-Come-Again' is an informal term in: Horticulture; Barbering; Tailoring; or Film-making? Horticulture (especially green vegetables, herbs, and flowers that can be repeatedly harvested)
- Mount Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed by its eruption in 79AD, are nearby which major modern city? Naples (or Napoli)
- Electrum and Doré bullion are alloys of which two metals? Gold and Silver
- Strumming the open strings of a standard-tuned guitar produces the chord: C; G6; Dmajor7th; or Eminor7th(add11)? Eminor7th(add11)
- Fowler's Vacola, Kilner, Mason, and Weck are brands/designs of what? Glass jars (or similar answer - they are airtight and re-useable, for preserving fruit, etc)
- Menchie's is a popular US international chain founded to supply what frozen product? Yoghurt
- The 'river herring' fish, or genus Alosa, which lives in sea and spawns in rivers, is popularly known as a: Fad; Shad; Lad; or Glad? Shad
- ISO 9407 Mondopoint, Brannock, and Paris Point are systems for sizing: Pencils; Shoes; Horses; or Wigs? Shoes
- What term derived from French 'on equal terms' is a popular domestic job? Au pair
- Walt Disney unsuccessfully asked The Beatles to provide which creatures' voices in a famous 1967 film? Vultures (in The Jungle Book)
- The famous Hallé symphony orchestra was founded and is based in which city: Berlin; Paris; Vienna; or Manchester? Manchester (first established by 1857 pianist and conductor Charles Hallé)
- 'Tam o' Shanter' in Scottish poet Robert Burns' 1790 poem of that name is a: Village; Farmer; Sword; or Soup? Farmer (the Tam o' Shanter cap is named after this character)
- The US-English spelling of 'celiac' (disease, of gluten allergy) is spelled how in earlier UK-English? Coeliac (also meaning abdomen/intestine, from Latin coeliacus, and Greek koilia, belly)
- Known as a 'jumper dress' in US-English what garment is named originally from its being attached to the front of a dress? Pinafore (or pinny - from 'pin' and 'afore')
- Name the Soviet Russian orbiting space station, continuously occupied 1989-99 until its replacement by the International Space Station? Mir
- Pinchbeck, a 1700s alloy of copper and zinc, was a popular alternative for: Lead; Gold; Snuff; or Baking foil? Gold (especially 'gold' jewellery - Pinchbeck was originated by London clockmaker Christopher Pinchbeck)
- Originating in the 2nd World War aftermath, name the five member nations of the enduring and powerful 'Five Eyes' ('FVEY') intelligence alliance? Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, USA
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