General Knowledge Quiz #34

  1. Who was the first prime minister of Israel?
  2. Who was the first man to appear on the cover of the American Vogue?
  3. A gooney bird is another name for which bird?
  4. Who directed the 2005 Bob Dylan documentary No Direction Home?
  5. What is the US state capital of Washington?
  6. Salpingitis is the medical term for the inflammation of which part of the body?
  7. Who (at 2008) plays Doctor Gregory House in the TV series House?
  8. The Butut is the monetary unit of which country?
  9. Chrometophobia is an irrational fear of what?
  10. Who won the 1987 British Formula One Grand Prix?
  11. What type of creature is a bonnethead?
  12. The first chamber of commerce in Britain was founded in which city in 1783?
  13. Which country hosts the world screaming championships?
  14. In astronomy what is the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere called?
  15. A bibliophile is a lover of what?
  16. In which year did Captain Scott reach the South Pole?
  17. Which British sportsman's autobiography is entitled Walking Tall?
  18. George Williams founded what in London in 1844?
  19. Which novelist wrote under the pseudonym Ellis Bell?
  20. Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn played an architect and waitress in which 1992 film?
  21. A costard is what type of fruit?
  22. What is a corrida?
  23. Which British rock band leased a six-acre section of Shepperton Studios in 1977 under the name of Ramport Enterprises?
  24. Who painted The Monarch of the Glen?
  25. In which year was Britain's first adhesive postage stamp the Penny Black issued?
  26. In US politics who replaced Spiro Agnew as Richard Nixon's vice-president in 1973?
  27. What does TGV most commonly stand for?
  28. Who was crowned King of the Scots in 1306?
  29. The term 'green-eyed monster' originated from which of Shakepseare's plays?
  30. The Royal Mint is in which country of the UK?

General Knowledge Quiz #34 Answers

  1. Who was the first prime minister of Israel? David Ben-Gurion
  2. Who was the first man to appear on the cover of the American Vogue? Richard Gere(1992)
  3. A gooney bird is another name for which bird? Albatross
  4. Who directed the 2005 Bob Dylan documentary No Direction Home? Martin Scorsese
  5. What is the US state capital of Washington? Olympia
  6. Salpingitis is the medical term for the inflammation of which part of the body? Fallopian Tubes
  7. Who (at 2008) plays Doctor Gregory House in the TV series House? Hugh Laurie
  8. The Butut is the monetary unit of which country? Gambia (100 Bututs = 1 Dalasi)
  9. Chrometophobia is an irrational fear of what? Money
  10. Who won the 1987 British Formula One Grand Prix? Nigel Mansell
  11. What type of creature is a bonnethead? Shark
  12. The first chamber of commerce in Britain was founded in which city in 1783? Glasgow
  13. Which country hosts the world screaming championships? Poland
  14. In astronomy what is the outermost region of a planet's atmosphere called? Exosphere
  15. A bibliophile is a lover of what? Books
  16. In which year did Captain Scott reach the South Pole? 1912
  17. Which British sportsman's autobiography is entitled Walking Tall? Peter Crouch (at 6'7" the tallest player footballer to represent England, with notable club spells at Liverpool and Portsmouth)
  18. George Williams founded what in London in 1844? YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
  19. Which novelist wrote under the pseudonym Ellis Bell? Emily Bronte
  20. Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn played an architect and waitress in which 1992 film? Housesitter
  21. A costard is what type of fruit? Apple
  22. What is a corrida? Bullfight
  23. Which British rock band leased a six-acre section of Shepperton Studios in 1977 under the name of Ramport Enterprises? The Who (the area served as office space, warehousing and rehearsals stages, and apparently hosted Keith Moon's last performance with The Who at a private fan club gig in 1978)
  24. Who painted The Monarch of the Glen? Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
  25. In which year was Britain's first adhesive postage stamp the Penny Black issued? 1840
  26. In US politics who replaced Spiro Agnew as Richard Nixon's vice-president in 1973? Gerald Ford
  27. What does TGV most commonly stand for? Train à Grande Vitesse (French: high speed train)
  28. Who was crowned King of the Scots in 1306? Robert the Bruce
  29. The term 'green-eyed monster' originated from which of Shakepseare's plays? Othello
  30. The Royal Mint is in which country of the UK? Wales

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