General Knowledge Questions (74)

  1. Lake Inari, within the Arctic Circle, is which European country?
  2. Herman van Rompuy, the first President of the European Council, was previously prime minister of which country?
  3. Which multi-million-selling car whose front wheels turn 360 degrees celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2009?
  4. What is the name of the seat used for riding on the back of an elephant?
  5. Who composed Pomp and Circumstance No.4 in 1907?
  6. What is the basic monetary unit in Vietnam?
  7. In which London park does the annual Frieze Art Fair take place?
  8. In Greek mythology who gave King Midas the power to turn everything he touched into gold?
  9. Metachrosis is the ability of some animals to do what?
  10. In the 1833 Factory Act in Britain what was the minimum age of a child allowed to work in a factory?
  11. What is the name of the hotel in the 1980 film The Shining?
  12. Where on the human head would you find an epicanthic fold?
  13. Which British prime minister resigned in 1940?
  14. What is the name of the plant in the 1986 film the Little Shop of Horrors?
  15. Dulse is an edible type of what?
  16. In which 1995 film does Robert Carlisle play the character Begbie?
  17. From what island destination was HMS Bounty returning when its famous mutiny occurred?
  18. Which of the Marx brother's original name was Adolph?
  19. Which famous poet and author, born in India in 1865, wrote the poem 'The Female of the Species is More Deadly than the Male'?
  20. What brand of raincoat was famously worn by British prime minister Harold Wilson?
  21. With which English county cricket club did Ian Botham finish his playing career?
  22. Zagazig is a city in which North African country?
  23. Which country has the international car registration BDS?
  24. Who was named England's first Poet Laureate?
  25. Which of the British armed forces is known as the Senior Service?
  26. Who were the runners up in the 1998 FIFA World Cup Final?
  27. Who was William Shakespeare's wife (other than Mrs Shakespeare)?
  28. What type of fruit is a Jargonelle?
  29. What is the name of the opera house which opened in Milan in 1778?
  30. What is the longest nerve in the human body?

General Knowledge Answers (74)

  1. Lake Inari, within the Arctic Circle, is which European country? Finland
  2. Herman van Rompuy, the first President of the European Council, was previously prime minister of which country? Belgium
  3. Which multi-million-selling car whose front wheels turn 360 degrees celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2009? Cozy Coupe (by Little Tikes)
  4. What is the name of the seat used for riding on the back of an elephant? Howdah
  5. Who composed Pomp and Circumstance No.4 in 1907? Edward Elgar
  6. What is the basic monetary unit in Vietnam? Dong (comprised of 100 Xu)
  7. In which London park does the annual Frieze Art Fair take place? Regents Park
  8. In Greek mythology who gave King Midas the power to turn everything he touched into gold? Dionysus
  9. Metachrosis is the ability of some animals to do what? Change colour
  10. In the 1833 Factory Act in Britain what was the minimum age of a child allowed to work in a factory? Nine years
  11. What is the name of the hotel in the 1980 film The Shining? Overlook Hotel
  12. Where on the human head would you find an epicanthic fold? Eyelid (in the upper eyelid, typically characterising the eyes of East Asian people)
  13. Which British prime minister resigned in 1940? Neville Chamberlain
  14. What is the name of the plant in the 1986 film the Little Shop of Horrors? Audrey II(Audrey two)
  15. Dulse is an edible type of what? Seaweed
  16. In which 1995 film does Robert Carlisle play the character Begbie? Trainspotting
  17. From what island destination was HMS Bounty returning when its famous mutiny occurred? Tahiti
  18. Which of the Marx brother's original name was Adolph? Harpo
  19. Which famous poet and author, born in India in 1865, wrote the poem 'The Female of the Species is More Deadly than the Male'? Rudyard Kipling
  20. What brand of raincoat was famously worn by British prime minister Harold Wilson? Gannex
  21. With which English county cricket club did Ian Botham finish his playing career? Durham
  22. Zagazig is a city in which North African country? Egypt
  23. Which country has the international car registration BDS? Barbados
  24. Who was named England's first Poet Laureate? Ben Johnson (in 1616; the title was formalised in 1668)
  25. Which of the British armed forces is known as the Senior Service? Royal Navy
  26. Who were the runners up in the 1998 FIFA World Cup Final? Brazil
  27. Who was William Shakespeare's wife (other than Mrs Shakespeare)? Anne Hathaway
  28. What type of fruit is a Jargonelle? Pear
  29. What is the name of the opera house which opened in Milan in 1778? La Scala
  30. What is the longest nerve in the human body? Sciatic nerve


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