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quizballs 459 - free general knowledge questions without answers for trivia quizzes
- The term on Wikipedia for a short article in need of expansion is a: Nub; Hub; Stub; or Shrub?
- The German word Reich means: Age; Empire; Way; or Rock?
- Which two of these wrote to each other in 1873 agreeing that their respective works both sought to improve mankind's happiness: Charles Darwin; William Shakespeare; Karl Marx; or Queen Victoria? (two answers required)
- Emerging in the early 1900s, 'Eugenics' is the study/theory of: Dance; Genetically modified crops; Political deception; or Selective human breeding?
- Amazon Japan's 'Obo-san Bin' service delivers: Koi carp; Willow trees; Sushi; or Buddhist priests?
- Myocardial infarction is better known as: Headache; Sunburn; Breathlessness/panting; or Heart attack?
- Lava Lamp, Bubblewrap, Perspex and Velcro are all: Eponyms; Genericized trademarks; NASA space inventions; or Children's inventions?
- A popular traditional name for a clothes airer or drying stand is a clothes: Cow; Mule; Horse; or Chicken?
- When an employer instructs a departing employee to serve his/her paid notice period not working this is called "(What?) Leave": Decorating; Gardening; Golfing; or Car-washing?
- In the movie industry the jobs Gaffer, Best boy, and Key grip share responsibilities for: Sound, Lighting; Costumes; or Canteen and refreshments?
- The famous Italian song title 'Volare', and its other main chorus word 'Cantare' mean respectively: Love; Dream; Fly; Sing; or Eat? (two answers required)
- The Easterlin Paradox (after US economist Richard Easterlin) argues that (What?) does not increase with wealth: Health; Happiness; Life expectancy; or Intelligence?
- Kimberlite (named after Kimberley SA) is an igneous rock mined because it contains: Potassium; Gold; Diamonds; or Salt?
- Which one of these attacks a group from the outside, rather than from within: Fifth Columnist; Agent Provocateur; Stool Pigeon; or Guerrilla?
- Campus, referring to university/college grounds and buildings, derives from Latin meaning: Book; Field; Prison; or Holiday camp?
- Dr Adolphe Pinard's eponymous horn, is used for: Orchestral bass; Fox hunting; Fetal heartbeat measurement; or Alpine goat-herding?
- What, worn by skiiers, motorcyclists, stage-performers, artillerymen, etc., has standards for NRR, SNR and dB(A): Helmets; Earplugs; Barrier-cream; or Underwear?
- In psychology, actions/thoughts made acceptable afterwards by imagined reasons is called: Past-projection; Post-rationalization; Retrospective-analysis; or Left-justification?
- The demographic acronym popularised (UK 2016) referring to families living at subsistence level is: RELISH; SAUCE; JAM; or GRAVY?
- The Ambassador car make, adopted from the 1950s British Morris Oxford, became common and an iconic taxi since 1958-2000s in: Russia; China; India; or Cuba?
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