General Knowledge Quiz #42 

  1. Helvetia is the female personification of which country, appearing on its coins and stamps, etc?
  2. A frugivore feeds on what?
  3. What is the Mexican in the 2001 film called The Mexican?
  4. In children's TV what is the name of Fireman Sam's fire truck?
  5. Which English artist was the subject of the 1974 film A Bigger Splash?
  6. What bridge connects Dawes Point to Milson's Point?
  7. What is the longest play written by William Shakespeare?
  8. The Bhagavad Gita is an important scripture of which religion?
  9. Which British golfer won the 1969 British Open and 1970 US Open Championships?
  10. Who was president of the USA during World War I?
  11. Who was the first woman in space?
  12. The Biobio River is in which South American country?
  13. Who was elected president of France follwing the death of President Pompidou?
  14. Which Greek island is said to be the birthplace of the god Apollo?
  15. Geophagy is the eating of what?
  16. Cape Canaveral is in which US state?
  17. Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
  18. The late 'Father of Chicago Blues', McKinley Morganfield, is better known by what name?
  19. Which King of England defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt?
  20. Who was shot dead by Jack McCall in 1876 at a poker table in Number Ten Saloon?
  21. Who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope in June 1859?
  22. What animated character does Gene Kelly dance with in the film Anchors Aweigh?
  23. Nel Gwyn was the mistress of which King of England?
  24. What type of weather condition is a harmattan?
  25. What type of animal is a Quokka?
  26. What royal house has ruled Monaco since the Middle Ages?
  27. In the UK which motorway crosses the Severn Bridge?
  28. Which famous city plaza's name loosely translates as the 'Gate of Heavenly Peace'?
  29. What ethnic culture is common to Biarritz in France and Bilbao in Spain?
  30. What are the members of the Unification Church commonly called?

General Knowledge Quiz #42 Answers

  1. Helvetia is the female personification of which country, appearing on its coins and stamps, etc? Switzerland
  2. A frugivore feeds on what? Fruit
  3. What is the Mexican in the 2001 film called The Mexican? An antique pistol
  4. In children's TV what is the name of Fireman Sam's fire truck? Jupiter
  5. Which English artist was the subject of the 1974 film A Bigger Splash? David Hockney
  6. What bridge connects Dawes Point to Milson's Point? Sydney Harbour Bridge
  7. What is the longest play written by William Shakespeare? Hamlet
  8. The Bhagavad Gita is an important scripture of which religion? Hinduism
  9. Which British golfer won the 1969 British Open and 1970 US Open Championships? Tony Jacklin
  10. Who was president of the USA during World War I? Woodrow Wilson
  11. Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova (of Russia, 16 June 1963)
  12. The Biobio River is in which South American country? Chile
  13. Who was elected president of France follwing the death of President Pompidou? Valery Giscard d'Estaing (served 1974-81)
  14. Which Greek island is said to be the birthplace of the god Apollo? Delos
  15. Geophagy is the eating of what? Earth (or clay or chalk)
  16. Cape Canaveral is in which US state? Florida
  17. Who wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner? Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1789)
  18. The late 'Father of Chicago Blues', McKinley Morganfield, is better known by what name? Muddy Waters
  19. Which King of England defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt? Henry the Fifth(1415)
  20. Who was shot dead by Jack McCall in 1876 at a poker table in Number Ten Saloon? Wild Bill Hickok
  21. Who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope in June 1859? Charles Blondin (Jean François Gravelet-Blondin)
  22. What animated character does Gene Kelly dance with in the film Anchors Aweigh? Jerry Mouse (from the Tom and Jerry cartoon series)
  23. Nel Gwyn was the mistress of which King of England? Charles the Second
  24. What type of weather condition is a harmattan? Wind (West African trade wind)
  25. What type of animal is a Quokka? Wallaby
  26. What royal house has ruled Monaco since the Middle Ages? Grimaldi
  27. In the UK which motorway crosses the Severn Bridge? M4
  28. Which famous city plaza's name loosely translates as the 'Gate of Heavenly Peace'? Tiananmen Square (Beijing, China)
  29. What ethnic culture is common to Biarritz in France and Bilbao in Spain? Basque
  30. What are the members of the Unification Church commonly called? Moonies


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