General Knowledge Quiz #437

General Knowledge Quiz #437

1. Which is the southern-most US state?

2. Which modern-day country was formerly known as Zaire?

3. What is the highest grossing movie of all time (as of October 2018)?

4. In what city did Usain Bolt set the current 100m world record? 

5. How tall in inches was Robert Wadlow - the tallest recorded human in history? 

6. Jaffa oranges (and cakes) take their name from a city in which country?

7. How many French kings have been called Louis? 

8. In what year did Mr Blobby achieve the UK Christmas number 1 single? 

9. Which family of primate are sometimes known as the "lesser" or "small" apes?

10. What is the most densely populated country on Earth?

11. Which city was formerly known as Edo?

12. Which two countries' cricket teams became full test-playing nations in 2018?

13. Which English city was known to the Romans as Camulodunum?

14. At which Olympic games was the 1994 film Cool Runnings set?

15. What was the name of the male group who shared the victory with Girls Aloud in the 2002 talent show, Popstars: The Rivals?

16. The volcano Mt. Krakatau is located in which modern-day country?

17. For how many years did the series of conflicts known as the 100-Years-War last?

18. In what city were the equestrian events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics held?

19. Which London Underground platform lies the deepest below the station's entrance?

20. Confoederatio Helvetica is the Latin name for which European country?


General Knowledge Quiz #437 Answers

1. Which is the southern-most US state? Hawaii

2. Which modern-day country was formerly known as Zaire? Democratic Republic of the Congo

3. What is the highest grossing movie of all time (as of October 2018)? Avatar

4. In what city did Usain Bolt set the current 100m world record? Berlin

5. How tall in inches was Robert Wadlow - the tallest recorded human in history? 8"11

6. Jaffa oranges (and cakes) take their name from a city in which country? Israel

7. How many French kings have been called Louis? 18

8. In what year did Mr Blobby achieve the UK Christmas number 1 single? 1993

9. Which family of primate are sometimes known as the "lesser" or "small" apes? Gibbons (Hylobatidae)

10. What is the most densely populated country on Earth? Monaco

11. Which city was formerly known as Edo? Tokyo

12. Which two countries' cricket teams became full test-playing nations in 2018? Afghanistan and Ireland

13. Which English city was known to the Romans as Camulodunum? Colchester

14. At which Olympic games was the 1994 film Cool Runnings set? Calgary, 1988

15. What was the name of the less-successful male group who shared the victory with Girls Aloud in the 2002 talent show, Popstars: The Rivals? One True Voice

16. The volcano Mt. Krakatau is located in which modern-day country? Indonesia

17. For how many years did the series of conflicts known as the 100-Years-War last? 117 (1336-1453)

18. In what city were the equestrian events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics held? Stockholm, Sweden

19. Which London Underground platform lies the deepest below the station's entrance? Hampstead

20. Confoederatio Helvetica is the Latin name for which European country? Switzerland 



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