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quizballs 477 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- In various regions, Voyager, Dokker, Bipper, Caddy, Express, Gemini, and Trafic are popular models of what? Vans
- Zopa (founded 2005) is a major international online provider of: News; Video-sharing; Peer-to-peer lending; or Fuit and vegetables? Peer-to-peer lending (matching borrowers with lenders)
- The alloy Magnox was used eponymously in what early power generation technology: Nuclear; Solar; Wind or Coal? Nuclear (reactors)
- The native/ethnic religion of Japan is: Jainism; Buddhism; Shinto; or Confucianism? Shinto
- The (International Union for Conservation of Nature) IUCN 'Red List' is the standard measure of (What?) in relation to biological species: Danger to humans; Environmentally damaging; Risk of extinction; or Edibility? Risk of extinction
- What lighting uses low-pressure gas electron/atom collision rediation causing phosphor to glow: LED; Fluorescent; Incandescent; or Candles? Fluorescent
- The tricolour/tricolor flag of various nations originated in the 1500s as a sign of: Naval power; Republicanism; Catholicism; or Soccer shirt/shorts/socks? Republicanism (and liberty, revolution, etc)
- What central little part of the face, (a highly obscure popular quiz question answer) means 'love charm' in Latin? Philtrum (the vertical cleft between nose and mouth)
- The fleshy outer called mace (when dried) surrounds the spice: Coriander; Nutmeg; Cinnamon; or Horseradish? Nutmeg
- Tectonics is the study of: Computing; Cinema; Earth's crust; or Colour/color? Earth's crust
- What part of the human body has a crown, neck, cement, and pulp cavity? Tooth
- What seminal globally significant human rights document was signed in 1215? Magna Carta (by King John of England, reluctantly)
- What agricultural word prefixes the following: Bunting, Bread, Exchange, Rows, and Wall? Corn
- In organism photosynthesis, chlorophyll absorbs and converts: Light; Carbon dioxide; Rain; or Sound? Light
- Who (now an expression) rejected Echo, fell in love with his own reflection, then died and became a flower? Narcissus
- What small group of islands and autonomous nation is traditionally part of Scandinavia? The Faroes (or Faeroes)
- The Boer War (1899-1902) and defeat of South Africa's Transvaal and Orange Free State saw domestic and international hostility towards the victorious nation: France; USA; Britain; or China? Britain
- BBC News (23 Jul 2015): "The Sri Lankan Navy rescue of two elephants washed out to sea was a mammoth effort.." This is a: Palindrome; Pun; Metaphor; or Spoonerism? Pun (see lots more fascinating grammar terms and curiosities in the grammar/language glossary)
- German engineer Felix Wankel (1902-88) invented the famous eponymous rotary: Lawn mower; Oven; Internal combustion engine; Clothes dryer; or Helicopter? Internal combustion engine
- In mathematics a vector has both: Magnitude; Force; Direction; or Stickiness? (two answers required) Magnitude and Direction
- What is the most numerous primate on Earth? Humans (or equivalent term)
- What 13th century organization, meaning to 'brag' or 'swank', later emerged powerfully also in 20th century USA as Cosa Nostra? The Mafia (bonus point - what does Cosa Nostra mean, loosely? Our Affair, or words to that effect)
- The Magi sages, Caspar, Melchoir, and Balthazar, feature in: Star Wars; Lord of the Rings; Harry Potter; or The Bible? The Bible (the 'three wise men')
- Faience is a type of: Dance; Confection; Pottery; or Legal obstruction? Pottery
- Match these Latin words to the creatures: Corvine; Lupine; Ursine; Bovine; Ovine; Vulpine; Fox; Crow; Wolf; Cattle; Sheep; Bear? Corvine - Crow; Lupine - Wolf; Ursine - Bear; Bovine - Cattle; Ovine - Sheep; Vulpine - Fox
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