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quizballs 404 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- The web 'error' code 404 means: Insufficient memory; Not found; Password required; or Broken mouse? Not found (typically when a webpage is not available for some reason, or a faulty address has been entered)
- A famous sports car named after Argentina's hot dusty North wind, is the: Corvette; Porsche; Zonda; or SLK? Zonda
- A ship/plane's side-to-side turning movement is called: Yaw; Mye; Hur; or Thair? Yaw
- On a QWERTY keyboard the backslash (\) shares the key with the: Colon; Asterisk; Hash; or Vertical bar? Vertical bar (or pipe, stick, obelisk, etc)
- What metal has the lowest boiling point? Mercury (356.73C)
- What is half of three-eighths? Three-sixteenths (or as a decimal 0.1875)
- What regal name is capital of Seychelles, and British Columbia (Canada), and is an Australian state? Victoria
- What area unit is an American football field, equal to 4840 sq yds, originally that a farmer and ox could plough in a day? Acre
- Horology is the study of: Light; Time; Coincidence; or Fear? Time
- The still-used ancient unit of weight equating roughly to 0.065 gms or 65 milligrams is a: Seed; Petal; Grain; or Drip? Grain (based originally on the weight of a grain of barley - grains are still used to measure bullets, arrows, dentistry gold foil and occasionally medicinal prescriptions)
- The photocopying technology called Xerography is named from Greek 'xero' meaning: Wet; Dry; Hot; or Black-and-white? Dry (earlier processes were typically wet)
- A zuchetto, from Italian zucca, pumpkin, rather like the Jewish kippah/yarmulke, is a: Crystal ball; Shooting star; Cleric's cap; or Camel cheese? Cleric's cap (notably worn by Catholic clerics including the Pope - the Jewish kippah looks similar, but serves a different purpose and is not exclusive to clerics)
- The saying to have one's "head in the sand" (meaning deny a threat exists) refers to the mythical antics of the: Elephant; Ostrich; Snake; or Meerkat? Ostrich (said mistakenly to bury their heads in the sand when fearful)
- The Wehrmacht refers historically to Germany's: Railway system; Royal palace; Armed forces; or Women? Armed forces
- How many pints are in a quart: 1; 2; 3; or 4? 2
- The 404 telephone dialling area code belongs to: Atlanta (Georgia USA); London; The Moon; or Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Atlanta (Georgia USA)
- Which organization launched the Mates condom brand in 1987: Virgin; Sky; Trump Industries; or The Vatican? Virgin
- The Azores are: West Pacific winds; South American tides; North Atlantic volcanic islands; or Sunburn blisters? North Atlantic volcanic islands (autonomous regions of Portugal)
- Weimaraner ('vymaraana') pointer/gun dogs are typically distinctively: Spotted; Striped; Grey/gray; or Hairless? Grey/gray
- In Catholicism, match these skullcaps correctly: Pope, Cardinal, Bishop, Priest - Purple, White, Black, Red? Pope - White, Cardinal - Red, Bishop - Purple, Priest - Black
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