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Question 18 was clarified because there are at least two other rivers in Manchester aside from the answer - thanks D Higgins - 16 Apr 2009. The answer to question 8 was corrected (from Sussex) to West Sussex - thanks T Powell - 6 June 2009. Question 3 was clarified to refer to polygyny rather than polygamy so as not to imply that polygamy is exclusively male - thanks S Mukherjee - 5 Oct 2009.

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quizballs 60 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes

  1. Which US state is named on the label of a Jack Daniels bottle? Tennessee
  2. A phlebotomist extracts what from the human body? Blood
  3. What is the female equivalent of polygyny? Polyandry (a woman with more than one husband - Polygamy refers to male or female)
  4. How many feet are there in a fathom? Six
  5. Granadilla is another name for which fruit? Passion-fruit
  6. Nariyal is the Indian term for which nut? Coconut
  7. Who was president of Vietnam from 1945-54? Ho Chi Min
  8. In which county of the UK is Bramber Castle? West Sussex
  9. What type of animal was inside Sputnik 2 when launched into orbit in 1957? Dog (called Laika - no, sadly she never made it back..)
  10. Who was the eldest of the Marx Brothers? Chico (real name Leonard Marx)
  11. What type of creature is a dugite? Snake
  12. What are the first names of English novelist G K Chesterton? Gilbert Keith (1874-1936)
  13. In computing what does DMA normally stand for? Direct Memory Access
  14. Who painted The Water Lily Pool? Claude Monet
  15. Which vitamin is also known as pantothenic acid? B5
  16. A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years? 15 (fifteen)
  17. The song Luck be a Lady features in which musical? Guys and Dolls
  18. In the city of Manchester (England) the Irk and Medlock join which river? Irwell
  19. What type of animal is a Kolinsky? Weasel
  20. Who wrote the book Catch-22? Joseph Heller
  21. Kodiak Island is in which US state? Alaska
  22. In the human body what is the hallux? Big toe
  23. In which year did Henry VIII become King of England? 1509
  24. The 1999 film Tea with Mussolini is based on whose autobiography? Franco Zeffirelli
  25. Port Said is in which North African country? Egypt
  26. In which year were premium bonds first issued in Britain? 1956
  27. Who designed the Beatles Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover? Peter Blake
  28. Madame de Pompadour was the mistress of which French King? Louis XV (fifteenth)
  29. What is the name of Moe's pet cat in the cartoon show The Simpsons? Mr Snookums
  30. Which country is known as the Pearl of Africa? Uganda (supposedly coined by Winston Churchill..)

 

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