General Knowledge Questions (71)

  1. The Reverse Frankensteiner is a move in what performance art form?
  2. Palermo is the capital of which island?
  3. Name the Oxford and Cambridge reserve crews which compete before the Thames Boat Race main event?
  4. Fucus (pronounced 'fewcus') is a type of what?
  5. The Irish city of Limerick is on which river?
  6. What car maker announced in early 2009 plans to reintroduce the iconic DS marque?
  7. What is a 'mazur' - a Polish folk dance; an Italian picnic table; a Chinese fighting snail; or a puppy or kitten born with only three legs?
  8. What colour is the flesh of a lychee?
  9. A hendecagon is a plane figure with how many straight sides?
  10. Who was the only guest vocalist to feature on a Led Zeppelin album?
  11. The Stasi were the secret police of which country?
  12. In which English county is Windsor Castle?
  13. Which music hall singer was famed for her rude songs, including 'I Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas'?
  14. Which two pre-decimal coins remained longest in valid circulation after British currency decimalisation in 1971?
  15. La Brabanconne is the national anthem of which European country?
  16. Which city hosted the 1964 Summer Olympic Games?
  17. What date is St Swithin's Day?
  18. What was the Italian cruise liner hijacked by terrorists in October 1985?
  19. Which Shakespeare play features in the Cole Porter musical 'Kiss Me, Kate'?
  20. In which country is the port of Dakar?
  21. Which English cartoonist created the St Trinian schoolgirls?
  22. What can sufferers of prosopagnosia not recognize?
  23. Which World War Two leader was nicknamed the Desert Fox?
  24. Who was the first socialist President of France?
  25. Grenache is a variety of which fruit?
  26. What is the oldest surviving professional association football club in the world (as at 2009)?
  27. What is the state capital of New South Wales, Australia?
  28. Who was wife to Henry II and mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John?
  29. Sigourney Weaver portrayed which zoologist in the 1988 film Gorillas in the Mist?
  30. Which Native American leader's real name was Goyathlay?

General Knowledge Answers (71)

  1. The Reverse Frankensteiner is a move in what performance art form? Professional Wrestling
  2. Palermo is the capital of which island? Sicily
  3. Name the Oxford and Cambridge reserve crews which compete before the Thames Boat Race main event? Isis (Oxford) and Goldie (Cambridge)
  4. Fucus (pronounced 'fewcus') is a type of what? Seaweed
  5. The Irish city of Limerick is on which river? Shannon
  6. What car maker announced in early 2009 plans to reintroduce the iconic DS marque? Citroen
  7. What is a 'mazur' - a Polish folk dance; an Italian picnic table; a Chinese fighting snail; or a puppy or kitten born with only three legs? Polish folk dance
  8. What colour is the flesh of a lychee? White (lychee is a fruit)
  9. A hendecagon is a plane figure with how many straight sides? Eleven
  10. Who was the only guest vocalist to feature on a Led Zeppelin album? Sandy Denny
  11. The Stasi were the secret police of which country? East Germany
  12. In which English county is Windsor Castle? Berkshire
  13. Which music hall singer was famed for her rude songs, including 'I Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas'? Marie Lloyd
  14. Which two pre-decimal coins remained longest in valid circulation after British currency decimalisation in 1971? Shilling (as 5p) and Florin (two-shilling, as 10p)
  15. La Brabanconne is the national anthem of which European country? Belgium
  16. Which city hosted the 1964 Summer Olympic Games? Tokyo
  17. What date is St Swithin's Day? July 15th
  18. What was the Italian cruise liner hijacked by terrorists in October 1985? Achille Lauro
  19. Which Shakespeare play features in the Cole Porter musical 'Kiss Me, Kate'? Taming of the Shrew
  20. In which country is the port of Dakar? Senegal
  21. Which English cartoonist created the St Trinian schoolgirls? Ronald Searle
  22. What can sufferers of prosopagnosia not recognize? Faces
  23. Which World War Two leader was nicknamed the Desert Fox? Rommel (Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  24. Who was the first socialist President of France? Francois Mitterrand
  25. Grenache is a variety of which fruit? Grape
  26. What is the oldest surviving professional association football club in the world (as at 2009)? Notts County FC (formed 1862)
  27. What is the state capital of New South Wales, Australia? Sydney
  28. Who was wife to Henry II and mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John? Eleanor of Aquitaine
  29. Sigourney Weaver portrayed which zoologist in the 1988 film Gorillas in the Mist? Dian Fossey
  30. Which Native American leader's real name was Goyathlay? Geronimo

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