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quizballs 395 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What word is a flat-bottom boat, a football kick, a glassmaking tool, and a dented base of a wine bottle? Punt
- Turkish Van, Chartreux, Scottish Fold and Ragdoll are types of: Malt Whiskies; Cats; Table-napkin folds; or National dances? Cats
- What popular orange-coloured citrus fruit is surprisingly a hybrid of the pomelo (25%) and mandarin (75%)? Orange
- From commencement in 1929 roughly how many Oscar awards will have been awarded in total up to 2017: 200; 400; 750; or 3000? 3000
- On a Bounty Bar wrapper (or other confection), 'Zartherb' (German) and 'Puur' (Dutch) refer to what sort of chocolate: Milk; Plain/Dark; Organic or Aerated? Plain/Dark (also 'bittersweet')
- Undiscovered for 100 years and published 2016, 'The Tale of Kitty-In-Boots' was written by: Shakespeare; Byron; Wordsworth; or Beatrix Potter? Beatrix Potter
- 2015 scientific research 'proved' whose powers would not have been physically/technically possible: Batman; Hulk; Spider-Man; or Superman? Spider-Man (specifically his sticky hands/feet are much too small to support his body weight)
- Put these countries in order of Northernmost first: Kenya, Chile, Syria? Syria, Kenya, Chile
- What is the sweet clear liquid by-product from soap manufacture, used in laxatives, explosives and antifreeze: Glycerine; Trinitrotoluene(TNT); Gelignite; or Semtex? Glycerine (or glycerol)
- At 2015 the biggest cause of death among UK men under 50 is: Road accidents; Cancer; Suicide; or Heart attack? Suicide
- Whose 'heroic' performance at the German Reichstag in 1987 is considered a catalyst for the fall of the Berlin Wall 1989/90? David Bowie (notably his song Heroes - the concert was intentionally loud enough to be heard on the Eastern side of the wall)
- According to Greek fable, someone who uses something to prevent others doing so is a 'Dog in a (What?)': Toilet; Catsuit; Manger; or Dinner? Manger (alluding to a dog sitting in a manger [food trough] who does not want the grain but seeks to prevent cattle eating it)
- The UK state-subsidised 'e-Voke' is a hi-tech reduced risk alternative for: Cigarettes; Alcohol; Condoms; or Smacking children? Cigarettes (e-cigarette - this is an example of a government 'nudge' aimed at societal health)
- What is 75% of three-quarters expressed as a fraction? Nine-sixteenths (or 9/16, equating to 0.5625 - the calculation is 3/4 x 3/4 = 9/16 [75% is the same as three-quarters] )
- The US 1899-founded Gideons International organization is famous for distributing to 200 countries free: Clothes; Bibles; Milk; or Contraceptives? Bibles
- Angiosperm (from Greek 'angeion', bottle) is a major scientific classification of land plants which have seeds and: Flowers; Thorns; Aroma; or Green leaves? Flowers
- The abbreviation NPS (Novel Psychoactive Substance) refers informally to a: Legal High; Bitcoin; E-Book; or E-number? Legal High (laboratory-made recreational drug whose formulation seeks to avoid narcotics legislation)
- LNER Flying Scotsman, built in 1923, became in 1934 the first (What?) to attain 100mph: Jet plane; Hovercraft; Steam train; or Tricycle? Steam train
- Considered the oldest living land animal at 183yrs in 2016, on St Helena island, Sth Atlantic, Jonathan is a Seychelles Giant: Elephant; Crocodile; Tortoise; or Snail? Tortoise
- Which three of these are not members of Disney's (Snow White) 'Seven Dwarfs': Happy, Smelly, Grumpy, Sleepy, Bashful, Wimpy, Doc, Sneezy, Dopey, or Greedy? Smelly, Wimpy, Greedy
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