General Knowledge Quiz #79

  1. Which of these is not a part of the human eye: Sclera; Cornea; Fovea; Macula; Tympanic membrane; Schlemm's canal?
  2. Which of these woods generally does not float in water: Oak; Teak; Mahogany; Ebony; Willow; Maple?
  3. Which of these is not a Chinese Dynasty: Ming; Ding; Qing; Shang; Tang; Zhou?
  4. Which of these is not a prime number 5; 11; 37, 59; 79; 93 ?
  5. Which of these metals is not an element: Brass; Silver; Tin; Aluminium/Aluminum; Copper?
  6. Which of these is not a wine region of France: Rhone; Alsace; Rioja; Bordeaux; Jura?
  7. Which of these is not a character in the UK children's TV series Trumpton: Mrs Cobbit; Walter Harkin; Captain Flack; Miss Lovelace; Reverend Timms?
  8. Which of these books was not banned by the British courts: Fanny Hill by John Cleland; Ulysses by James Joyce; Lady Chatterly's Lover by DH Lawrence; Fear of Flying by Erica Jong; The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall?
  9. Which of these is not a national capital city: Ottawa; Canberra; Istanbul; Islamabad; Pretoria; Wellington?
  10. Which of these is not a Ford car model: Edge; Flex; Firenza; Maverick; Taurus?
  11. What is the correct spelling of the word which is spelled incorrectly in this list: Perseverance; Supersede; Noticeable; Noteable; Massachusetts?
  12. Which of these was never a vice-president of the USA: Herbert Hoover; Nelson Rockefeller; Richard Nixon; Theodore Roosevelt; Dick Cheney?
  13. Which of these creatures is not native to Australia: Platypus; Dingo; Penguin; Hyena; Emu?
  14. Which of these is not a Square in London: Bedford; Leicester; Tavistock; Nottingham; Manchester?
  15. Which of these is not an album by The Rolling Stones: Rubber Soul: Beggars Banquet; Some Girls; A Bigger Bang; Steel Wheels?
  16. The flag of which of these nations does not have the colour green in it: Hungary; Wales; Romania; Cameroon; Algeria?
  17. In which of these films does actor Kevin Costner not appear: Field of Dreams; Tin Cup; The Untouchables; Ransom; The Upside of Anger?
  18. Which of these is not a river in England: Tees; Don; Spey; Witham; Aire?
  19. Which of these football clubs did Gary Lineker not play for: Everton; Leicester City; AC Milan; Tottenham Hotspur; Barcelona?
  20. Which of these is not a US state capital: Montgomery; Tallahassee; Denver; Chicago; Boston?
  21. Which of these horses did not win the UK Grand National: West Tip; Supreme Glory; Corbiere; Earth Summit; Hedgehunter?
  22. Which of these was not a Tudor monarch: Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward V; Edward VI; Elizabeth I?
  23. Which of these is not a letter in the Greek alphabet: Kappa; Zeta; Iota; Deka; Lamda; Sigma?
  24. Which of these is not a city in Germany: Ansbach; Marl; Osterhofen; Graz; Frankfurt?
  25. Which of these is not a note in standard 'concert' guitar tuning: B; E; D; F; A; G?
  26. Which of these is not a rank in the British Army: Commander; Staff Sergeant; Captain; Major-General; Field Marshall?
  27. Which of these is not a breed of cat: Balinese; Chausie, Vizsla; Peterbold; Snowshoe?
  28. Which of these is not an evergreen shrub: Lavender, Skimmia; Myrtle; Virginia Creeper; Erica?
  29. Which of these is not a Roman god: Cupid; Hermes; Hercules; Jupiter; Vulcan?
  30. Which of these is not among the 'Big Four' rapidly expanding national economies, known collectively as a four letter acronym based on their initials: India; China; Canada; Russia; Brazil?

General Knowledge Quiz #79 Answers

  1. Which of these is not a part of the human eye: Sclera; Cornea; Fovea; Macula; Tympanic membrane; Schlemm's canal? Tympanic membrane (the tympanic membrane is the eardrum)
  2. Which of these woods generally does not float in water: Oak; Teak; Mahogany; Ebony; Willow; Maple? Ebony
  3. Which of these is not a Chinese Dynasty: Ming; Ding; Qing; Shang; Tang; Zhou? Ding
  4. Which of these is not a prime number 5; 11; 37, 59; 79; 93 ? 93 (a prime number is only divisible by itself and 1)
  5. Which of these metals is not an element: Brass; Silver; Tin; Aluminium/Aluminum; Copper? Brass (brass is an alloy of copper and zinc)
  6. Which of these is not a wine region of France: Rhone; Alsace; Rioja; Bordeaux; Jura? Rioja (Spain)
  7. Which of these is not a character in the UK children's TV series Trumpton: Mrs Cobbit; Walter Harkin; Captain Flack; Miss Lovelace; Reverend Timms? Reverend Timms(appears in Postman Pat)
  8. Which of these books was not banned by the British courts: Fanny Hill by John Cleland; Ulysses by James Joyce; Lady Chatterly's Lover by DH Lawrence; Fear of Flying by Erica Jong; The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall? Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
  9. Which of these is not a national capital city: Ottawa; Canberra; Istanbul; Islamabad; Pretoria; Wellington? Istanbul (Istanbul is Turkey's largest city, and as at 2010, fifth largest in the world - Ankara is the capital of Turkey - the other capitals/countries are: Ottowa/Canada; Canberra/Australia; Islamabad/Pakistan/; Pretoria/South Africa; Wellington/New Zealand)
  10. Which of these is not a Ford car model: Edge; Flex; Firenza; Maverick; Taurus? Firenza(Vauxhall and Oldsmobile, General Motors)
  11. What is the correct spelling of the word which is spelled incorrectly in this list: Perseverance; Supersede; Noticeable; Noteable; Massachusetts? Notable
  12. Which of these was never a vice-president of the USA: Herbert Hoover; Nelson Rockefeller; Richard Nixon; Theodore Roosevelt; Dick Cheney? Herbert Hoover(president 1929-33)
  13. Which of these creatures is not native to Australia: Platypus; Dingo; Penguin; Hyena; Emu? Hyena (Africa and Middle East)
  14. Which of these is not a Square in London: Bedford; Leicester; Tavistock; Nottingham; Manchester? Nottingham
  15. Which of these is not an album by The Rolling Stones: Rubber Soul: Beggars Banquet; Some Girls; A Bigger Bang; Steel Wheels? Rubber Soul (The Beatles, 1965)
  16. The flag of which of these nations does not have the colour green in it: Hungary; Wales; Romania; Cameroon; Algeria? Romania (blue, yellow, red)
  17. In which of these films does actor Kevin Costner not appear: Field of Dreams; Tin Cup; The Untouchables; Ransom; The Upside of Anger? Ransom (starred Mel Gibson, 1996)
  18. Which of these is not a river in England: Tees; Don; Spey; Witham; Aire? Spey (Scotland)
  19. Which of these football clubs did Gary Lineker not play for: Everton; Leicester City; AC Milan; Tottenham Hotspur; Barcelona? AC Milan
  20. Which of these is not a US state capital: Montgomery; Tallahassee; Denver; Chicago; Boston? Chicago (Chicago is the largest city in Illinois, the state capital is Springfield; the other capitals/states are: Montgomery/Alabama; Tallahassee/Florida; Denver/Colorado; Boston/Massachusetts)
  21. Which of these horses did not win the UK Grand National: West Tip; Supreme Glory; Corbiere; Earth Summit; Hedgehunter? Supreme Glory (second in 2003)
  22. Which of these was not a Tudor monarch: Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward V; Edward VI; Elizabeth I? Edward V (House of York)
  23. Which of these is not a letter in the Greek alphabet: Kappa; Zeta; Iota; Deka; Lamda; Sigma? Deka (is Greek for the number ten - see Greek alphabet)
  24. Which of these is not a city in Germany: Ansbach; Marl; Osterhofen; Graz; Frankfurt? Graz (Austria)
  25. Which of these is not a note in standard 'concert' guitar tuning: B; E; D; F; A; G? F(standard 'concert' tuning of a guitar, high to low, is: E, B, G, D, A, E)
  26. Which of these is not a rank in the British Army: Commander; Staff Sergeant; Captain; Major-General; Field Marshall? Commander (is a rank in the Royal Navy)
  27. Which of these is not a breed of cat: Balinese; Chausie, Vizsla; Peterbold; Snowshoe? Vizsla (Hungarian gundog)
  28. Which of these is not an evergreen shrub: Lavender, Skimmia; Myrtle; Virginia Creeper; Erica? Virginia Creeper (deciduous climber)
  29. Which of these is not a Roman god: Cupid; Hermes; Hercules; Jupiter; Vulcan? Hermes(Greek god of travel, messengers)
  30. Which of these is not among the 'Big Four' rapidly expanding national economies, known collectively as a four letter acronym based on their initials: India; China; Canada; Russia; Brazil? Canada (Brazil, Russia, India, and China are referred to as the BRIC economies)

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