General Knowledge Quiz #105

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  1. The Japanese condiment wasabi is produced from what part of the the wasabi plant: Seeds; Roots; Leaves; or Flowers?
  2. 100000 and 200000 are the postal codes for the two major cities of which nation?
  3. How wide is a regulation basketball hoop?
  4. How many 'eyes' does a coconut have at its base?
  5. Sicilian, Spanish and Ruy Lopez are types of tactical moves in what game?
  6. What possession of 'wild west' star Annie Oakley sold at a 2012 auction for $143,000?
  7. The old unit of measurement, a league, was originally a distance typically: Walked in one hour; To the visible horizon; An arrow flies from a longbow; or Sailed in a day with a following wind?
  8. At 2012 what was the last manned mission to the moon?
  9. The Italian words for 'three roads' provided the name for which famous Rome monument?
  10. Spell (the heart-starting instrument): Defibulator; Defibrillator; Defibralater: Defibrulator?
  11. The term 'circadian rhythm' refers to a cycle of what length?
  12. Barra island, Outer Hebrides, has at 2012 the world's only official beach-based what?
  13. Who wrote the erotic women's rights novel Lace and originated the quote, "Life's too short to stuff a mushroom"?
  14. As at 2012 an Olympic gold medal is mainly made of what metal?
  15. What is the US word for an automotive wheel nut or the brace used to loosen/tighten one?
  16. Name the Italian red wine from Tuscany traditionally available in a squat bottle in a straw basket, called a fiasco?
  17. Facebook's 2011-12 smartphone development project is named after what vampire story character?
  18. What is/was the BBC's teletext information service called?
  19. The main feature of the human illness diabetes is the body's inability to produce what hormone?
  20. The (mainly London) backslang 'ewif yenneps' refers to what monetary sum?
  21. Spell (the heart-starting instrument: Defibulator; Defibrillator; Defibralater: Defibrulator?
  22. The (mainly London backslang 'ewif yenneps' refers to what monetary sum?

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  1. The Japanese condiment wasabi is produced from what part of the the wasabi plant: Seeds; Roots; Leaves; or Flowers?
    Roots
  2. 100000 and 200000 are the postal codes for the two major cities of which nation?
    China
  3. How wide is a regulation basketball hoop?
    18 inches 
  4. How many 'eyes' does a coconut have at its base?
    Three
  5. Sicilian, Spanish and Ruy Lopez are types of tactical moves in what game?
    Chess
  6. What possession of 'wild west' star Annie Oakley sold at a 2012 auction for $143,000?
    Gun 
  7. The old unit of measurement, a league, was originally a distance typically: Walked in one hour; To the visible horizon; An arrow flies from a longbow; or Sailed in a day with a following wind?
    Walked in an hour 
  8. At 2012 what was the last manned mission to the moon?
    Apollo 17
  9. The Italian words for 'three roads' provided the name for which famous Rome monument?
    Trevi Fountain 
  10. Spell (the heart-starting instrument): Defibulator; Defibrillator; Defibralater: Defibrulator?
    Defibrillator
  11. The term 'circadian rhythm' refers to a cycle of what length?
    Day 
  12. Barra island, Outer Hebrides, has at 2012 the world's only official beach-based what?
    Airport 
  13. Who wrote the erotic women's rights novel Lace and originated the quote, "Life's too short to stuff a mushroom"?
    Shirley Conran
  14. As at 2012 an Olympic gold medal is mainly made of what metal?
    Silver 
  15. What is the US word for an automotive wheel nut or the brace used to loosen/tighten one?
    Lug 
  16. Name the Italian red wine from Tuscany traditionally available in a squat bottle in a straw basket, called a fiasco?
    Chianti
  17. Facebook's 2011-12 smartphone development project is named after what vampire story character?
    Buffy - bonus point - What is the character's surname? Summers
  18. What is/was the BBC's teletext information service called?
    Ceefax 
  19. The main feature of the human illness diabetes is the body's inability to produce what hormone?
    Insulin
  20. The (mainly London) backslang 'ewif yenneps' refers to what monetary sum?
    Five pence
  21. Spell (the heart-starting instrument: Defibulator; Defibrillator; Defibralater: Defibrulator?
    Defibrillator
  22. The (mainly London backslang 'ewif yenneps' refers to what monetary sum?
    Five pence