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quizballs 448 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Popular in Japan for 2000 years until about 1870, Ohaguro is the practice of people painting their (What?) black: Hair; Fingernails; Feet; or Teeth? Teeth
- Spell the male reproductive system gland: Postate; Prostate; Postrate; or Prostrate? Prostate
- The famous early-1900s blues singer and 12-string guitarist is '(What?) Belly': Pork; Fat; Pot; or Lead? Lead (born Huddie William Ledbetter, 1889-1949)
- What chemical element's symbol derives from its Latin name 'plumbum': Gold; Copper; Iron; or Lead? Lead (Pb)
- Which one of these is not a Womble: Bulgaria; Tobermory; Orinoco; Mackintosh; or Wellington? Mackintosh
- Which one of these is not among the four literary Brontë siblings: Charlotte; Emily; Anne; Beverley; or Branwell? Beverley (Branwell was the less famous artist/writer brother)
- What litter on UK beaches reduced by 36% in a year after a usage levy was introduced in 2015: Polystyrene cups; Fast-food boxes; Chewing gum; or Plastic carrier bags? Plastic carrier bags
- The US term 'goober, (from 'nguba' of Kikongo African slave language) means a: Warm beer; Thankless task; Peanut; or Cheerleader accident? Peanut
- The term "a baker's dozen" refers to the number: 10; 11; 12; or 13? 13 (said derived from the old practice of bakers supplying an extra loaf, i.e., 13 rather than 12, for trade orders of a dozen, so as to avoid any risk of short-supply error/complaints)
- Globally in the mid-1800s, infant mortality under five years of age was: 2%; 5%; 10%; or 40%? 40%
- Dutch-born Colonel Tom Parker (born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk, 1909-97) controversially managed/exploited: Vincent van Gogh; Pele; Abba; or Elvis Presley? Elvis Presley
- Categorize each of these as technically (botanically) either fruit or vegetable: Rhubarb; Avocado; Cucumber; Tomato; Pumpkin? Rhubarb is a Vegetable - whereas Avocado, Cucumber, Tomato, and Pumpkin are Fruit
- FIFA announced in 2017 that the number of team places at the 2026 World Cup Finals would increase from (What? to What?): 16; 32; 48; 64; or 128? (two answers required) 32 to 48
- In 2017, 749-yr lease ownership of a 12-seater 'Grand Tier Box' was being sold for offers over £2.5million at: The Royal Albert Hall; Wimbledon Tennis Club; Old Trafford (Manchester United); or Stringfellows? The Royal Albert Hall
- Used for jewellery, and mainly in automotive catalytic converters, the most expensive metal of modern times (reaching $10,000/oz in 2008) is: Gold; Platinum; Rhodium; or Zinc? Rhodium (the price is highly volatile depending on automotive demand, and has been less than gold when the automotive sector is depressed)
- In 1963 the owner of the Washington Post, Philip Graham, described (What?) as "...the first rough draft of history that will never be completed about a world we can never understand..." : The World Wide Web; The United Nations; The Holy Bible; or Newspapers? Newspapers
- Which one of these does not hibernate or go into a winter torpor: Bears; Bats; Snakes; Bees; or Tigers? Tigers
- Antonio Guterrez headed which two of the following (1995-2002, and 2017- ): The EU; Portugal; The United Nations; FIFA; or Canada? (two answers required) Portugal (Prime Minister) and The United Nations (Secretary-General)
- "I nearly bought a clock today but it wasn't the right time..." is a: Pun; Misnomer; Spoonerism; or Tautology? Pun (see lots more clever and funny puns)
- Match these six coin emblems to the national versions of the 1 Euro coin: Eagle; Owl and olive branch; Two swans; Mozart; Tree of life; Harp - Greece; Austria; Ireland; France; Finland; Germany? Eagle-Germany, Owl and olive branch-Greece, Two swans-Finland, Mozart-Austria, Tree of life-France, Harp-Ireland
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