General Knowledge Quiz #37 

  1. In which country is the city of Stavanger?
  2. Which London Bridge designed by John Rennie was opened in 1817?
  3. A drumhead is what type of vegetable?
  4. What is the common name for solid carbon dioxide?
  5. Who played the Sheriff John T Chance in the 1959 film Rio Bravo?
  6. In which European city is the San Vittore women's prison?
  7. A detrusor is a muscle which forms a layer on the wall of which part of the human body?
  8. What is the score of 40-all called in a game of tennis?
  9. The July Revolution in 1830 was in which European country?
  10. Which English poet died of tuberculosis in Rome in 1821?
  11. Touchstone is a character in which Shakespeare play?
  12. What is the name of the strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania?
  13. What were the first names of English novelist H E Bates?
  14. Braxy is a fatal bacterial infection in which animal?
  15. What type of plant is a cholla?
  16. Which nation was formerly called British Honduras?
  17. Which US lead singer's real name is William Baily?
  18. The Ashmolean Museum is in which British city?
  19. A Dobro is what type of musical instrument?
  20. How many tiles are in a standard set of dominoes?
  21. Whose autobiography is entitled Steps in Time?
  22. The Cullinan Diamond was presented to which British monarch from the people of the Transvaal?
  23. Who is the patron saint of England?
  24. Which chemical element has the atomic number six?
  25. Mysophobia is the fear of what?
  26. The resort of Yalta is in which country?
  27. What is the name of the panel used to shield a TV camera lens from direct light, or a microphone from unwanted noise?
  28. What is the food okra commonly known as?
  29. What is the capital of Colombia?
  30. Under the British Coal Mines Act of 1911 what age did a pit pony have to be before going underground?

General Knowledge Quiz #37 Answers

  1. In which country is the city of Stavanger? Norway
  2. Which London Bridge designed by John Rennie was opened in 1817? Waterloo
  3. A drumhead is what type of vegetable? Cabbage
  4. What is the common name for solid carbon dioxide? Dry ice
  5. Who played the Sheriff John T Chance in the 1959 film Rio Bravo? John Wayne
  6. In which European city is the San Vittore women's prison? Milan
  7. A detrusor is a muscle which forms a layer on the wall of which part of the human body? Bladder
  8. What is the score of 40-all called in a game of tennis? Deuce
  9. The July Revolution in 1830 was in which European country? France
  10. Which English poet died of tuberculosis in Rome in 1821? John Keats
  11. Touchstone is a character in which Shakespeare play? As You Like It
  12. What is the name of the strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania? Bass Strait
  13. What were the first names of English novelist H E Bates? Herbert Ernest
  14. Braxy is a fatal bacterial infection in which animal? Sheep
  15. What type of plant is a cholla? Cactus
  16. Which nation was formerly called British Honduras? Belize
  17. Which US lead singer's real name is William Baily? Axl Rose
  18. The Ashmolean Museum is in which British city? Oxford
  19. A Dobro is what type of musical instrument? Guitar (named from the Dopyera Brothers)
  20. How many tiles are in a standard set of dominoes? Twenty-eight
  21. Whose autobiography is entitled Steps in Time? Fred Astaire
  22. The Cullinan Diamond was presented to which British monarch from the people of the Transvaal? Edward the Seventh (on his 66th birthday, November 1907)
  23. Who is the patron saint of England? St George
  24. Which chemical element has the atomic number six? Carbon
  25. Mysophobia is the fear of what? Dirt
  26. The resort of Yalta is in which country? Ukraine
  27. What is the name of the panel used to shield a TV camera lens from direct light, or a microphone from unwanted noise? Gobo
  28. What is the food okra commonly known as? Ladies fingers
  29. What is the capital of Colombia? Bogota (more correctly Bogotá)
  30. Under the British Coal Mines Act of 1911 what age did a pit pony have to be before going underground? Four


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