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quizballs 478 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- The distance between the thread ridges of a screw or bolt is called the: Stitch; Pitch; Ditch; or Itch? Pitch
- What is 20% of the square root of 25? 1 (one)
- Mixing equal amounts of red, blue and yellow paint produces: Green; Purple; Brown; or Black? Brown
- Which one of the four compass points does not feature in the main Australian state/territory names? East
- Latin American originally (from echarqui, dried flesh), what word refers to marinated and barbecued pork/chicken? Jerk
- Adopted in November 1949, which nation's constitution is the longest in the world: USA; India; Germany; or China? India
- Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi are major Chinese producers of: Oil; Phones; Fashionwear; or Cars? Phones
- Epistemology, concerned with knowledge, and rationalism vs empiricism, is a branch of: Gambling; Philosophy; Politics; or Cookery? Philosophy
- The famous Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail is c.800km across Northern: Italy; Spain; Brazil; or Canada? Spain
- By what process is candy floss (fairy/cotton floss) made from sugar: Spinning; Popping; Boiling; or Microwaving? Spinning
- Coptic is the last (til 1600s) stage of what now unused language, one of the world's oldest? Egyptian
- Liked by composers and writers for its softness and durability, a Blackwing 602 is a: Piano; Microphone; Pencil; or Chair? Pencil
- Hindi for 'solitary', and typically cub scout leader, what creature is Akela in Kipling's Jungle Book? Wolf
- The post-2nd World War term for the European communist bloc of nations was (which two of): Iron; Copper; Silver; Door; Curtain; or Cupboard? Iron Curtain
- What is (USA) 'motorcycle dirt-track racing' popularly called elsewhere in the world? Speedway (or motorcycle speedway)
- What is the most pirated (illegally copied/downloaded) TV program of the 21st century (at 2017)? Game of Thrones
- What form or transport is named from the French word to throw? Jet (from the verb jeter)
- What are the four Shakespeare plays featuring: Venice; Two Gentleman; The Shrew; Windsor; The Merchant; The Merry Wives; Verona; The Taming? The Two Gentleman of Verona; The Taming of the Shrew; The Merchant of Venice; The Merry Wives of Windsor
- Japanese 'Konnichi wa' and 'Sayonara' mean respectively: Sorry; Bed-time; Good afternoon; Goodbye; or Help? Good afternoon and Goodbye
- Slacklining is a modern more dynamic form of: Tightrope walking; Gentleman's tailoring; Glider take-off; or Hip replacement? Tightrope walking
- Name the Paris racecourse which hosts the famous Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe? Longchamp (Longchamp Racecourse, or Hippodrome de Longchamp)
- What two common Latin words derive from the Roman gods representing and now meaning plants and animals? Flora and Fauna
- What word makes five new words when suffixed to: Yard; Side; Fire; Under; and Tone? Arm
- What European nation is popularly and technically incorrectly called a name based on local language for 'woodland'? The Netherlands (or Holland - from Old Dutch 'holtlant' = woodland - which is technically a western coastal region within The Netherlands)
- Urban legend reported as fact since first publication in 1893 attributes the invention of (What?) to Isaac Newton: Central heating; Cat-flap; Hot-tub; or Machine-gun? Cat-flap (legend is also that Newton made a big hole for the mother cat, and smaller hole for her kittens, and then realised that the kittens were happy using the big hole..)
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