quizballs 393 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers (more quizballs quizzes)

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 393 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes

 

  1. What creatures were first to live on land and fly: Insects; Birds; Bats; or Fish?
  2. The human body's energy chemical is: Cortisone; Serotonin; Glucose; or Blood?
  3. A gable or gable wall of a house is usually defined by having a: Front door; Triangular upper face; Bay window; or No windows or doors?
  4. Tundra regions of the world are typically defined as having no: Animals; Trees; Water; or Shops?
  5. Who created the 1970s persona Thin White Duke, and subsequent brands Glass Spider and Tin Machine?
  6. Grissini are Italian: Breadsticks; Baked beans; Beetroots; or Bananas?
  7. The Solanum Pseudocapsicum plant, called winter cherry and Jerusalem cherry, is noted for being very: Poisonous; Tasty; Prickly; or Luminous?
  8. What was the Russian city of Stalingrad renamed in 1961, after Europe's longest river?
  9. Chinese Emperor Jing Di's 141BC tomb revealed in 2015 the early use of: Tea leaves; Whisky; Cigars; or Magic mushrooms?
  10. Who wrote/directed the movies The Hateful Eight and Inglourious Basterds?
  11. The famous Ancient Roman marble statue 'Venus Callipyge' or 'Callipygian Venus' literally and artistically represents "Venus/Aphrodite of the beautiful...": Hair; Face; Eyes; or Buttocks?
  12. What Anglicized-French word referring to prestige derives from the verb to press?
  13. What is three-eighths divided by a half: Three-quarters; Five-eighths; Five-sixteenths; or One-and-a-half?
  14. The motor theft crime abbreviated in the UK to TWOC (hence the slang verb 'twocking') stands for what?
  15. Best-selling Japanese author Marie Kondo refers to Japanese 'Tokimeku' ('spark joy' - literally palpitate) in the life-changing 'KonMari' method of: Hill-running; Cat-training; Decluttering; or Hedge-trimming?
  16. Besides humans, the most widely distributed mammals on Earth are: Dogs; Cats; Whales; or Hamsters?
  17. Who controversially interviewed the on-the-run Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman for Rolling Stone Magazine just before his 2015 capture: Sean Penn; Madonna; Oprah Winfrey; or Judi Dench?
  18. What sort of sea creatures are fulmars and petrels: Snails; Birds; Otters; or Fish?
  19. The US Second Amendment (to the US Constitution) protects the rights of US citizens to: Decline to answer questions that could incriminate onself in a criminal case; Keep/bear arms (guns); Drink alcohol; or Drive a car/carriage on a highway?
  20. Vaquita porpoise 'maw', an illegally trafficked delicacy in Chinese cuisine, priced upwards of $10,000/kilo, is the creature's: Eyes; Tongue; Heart; or Swim bladder?
  21. Which three of these characteristics do not feature in a 'mullet' hairstyle: Long fringe; Short sides; Short Front; Long back; Greased and slicked back; or Combed-over a bald patch?

 

quizballs 393 - free quiz answers for

 

quizballs main page - more free trivia quizzes questions and answers