General Knowledge Quiz #29

  1. What is a bicycle called with seats and pedals for two riders, one behind the other?
  2. A marmoset is what type of animal?
  3. What is the name of the popular Japanese alcoholic drink made from rice?
  4. What colour are the berries from the rowan tree?
  5. Who made the Gettysburg Address in 1863?
  6. Who played Don Vito Corleone in the 1972 film The Godfather?
  7. How many yards are in a furlong?
  8. Which musician, who died in 1987, famously had a candelabra on his piano?
  9. Which country has the international car registration letter A?
  10. Who is sixth in line to the British throne (as at December 2007)?
  11. What is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet?
  12. Chinese gooseberry is another name for which fruit?
  13. Glaucoma affects which part of the human body?
  14. How many points does a conversion score in rugby union?
  15. The resort of Faliraki is on which Greek island?
  16. Eric Cartman is a character in which cartoon series?
  17. Who became Lord Mayor of London in 1397?
  18. In motoring what does BHP stand for?
  19. A book about someone's life written by someone else is called what?
  20. What is the name of cartoon character Dora the Explorer's monkey?
  21. What is the capital of Canada?
  22. In which sport would you see a Boston Crab?
  23. A 'pea-souper' is which type of weather condition?
  24. What is a maker of casks and barrels called?
  25. Who was the original host of BBC TV's Have I Got News For You?
  26. During the US 1920s prohibition what was the name given to an illegal drinking place?
  27. Singer and musician Gordon Sumner is better known by what name?
  28. What type of foodtsuff is marscarpone?
  29. What does IQ stand for?
  30. What is a two-dimensional geometric shape with five equal straight sides and five equal angles called?

General Knowledge Quiz #29 Answers

  1. What is a bicycle called with seats and pedals for two riders, one behind the other? Tandem
  2. A marmoset is what type of animal? Monkey
  3. What is the name of the popular Japanese alcoholic drink made from rice? Sake(pronounced 'sarkey')
  4. What colour are the berries from the rowan tree? Red (Also known as the montain ash, the rowan is a member of the rose plant family, which includes cherries, apples and quinces.)
  5. Who made the Gettysburg Address in 1863? Abraham Lincoln
  6. Who played Don Vito Corleone in the 1972 film The Godfather? Marlon Brando
  7. How many yards are in a furlong? 220
  8. Which musician, who died in 1987, famously had a candelabra on his piano? Liberace
  9. Which country has the international car registration letter A? Austria
  10. Who is sixth in line to the British throne (as at December 2007)? Princess Eugenie (fully Princess Eugenie of York - Prince Andrew's daughter - the order at Dec 2007 is: Charles, William, Harry, Andrew, Beatrice, Eugenie, Edward, Edward's children, then Anne, and Anne's children.)
  11. What is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet? Delta
  12. Chinese gooseberry is another name for which fruit? Kiwifruit
  13. Glaucoma affects which part of the human body? Eyes
  14. How many points does a conversion score in rugby union? Two
  15. The resort of Faliraki is on which Greek island? Rhodes
  16. Eric Cartman is a character in which cartoon series? South Park
  17. Who became Lord Mayor of London in 1397? Richard Whittington (or Dick Whittington)
  18. In motoring what does BHP stand for? Brake Horse Power
  19. A book about someone's life written by someone else is called what? Biography
  20. What is the name of cartoon character Dora the Explorer's monkey? Boots
  21. What is the capital of Canada? Ottawa
  22. In which sport would you see a Boston Crab? Wrestling
  23. A 'pea-souper' is which type of weather condition? Fog
  24. What is a maker of casks and barrels called? Cooper
  25. Who was the original host of BBC TV's Have I Got News For You? Angus Deayton
  26. During the US 1920s prohibition what was the name given to an illegal drinking place? Speakeasy
  27. Singer and musician Gordon Sumner is better known by what name? Sting
  28. What type of foodtsuff is marscarpone? Cheese (a cream cheese from Italy)
  29. What does IQ stand for? Intelligence Quotient
  30. What is a two-dimensional geometric shape with five equal straight sides and five equal angles called? Pentagon


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