General Knowledge Quiz #112

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  1. What is a hundredth of a thousandth?
  2. In a block and tackle lifting system, what is a sheave?
  3. What creatures are T S Eliot's characters Mr Mistoffelees, Mungojerrie, Rumpelteazer, and Bustopher Jones, and what musical was inspired by the poem book in which they feature?
  4. The Kabbalah wristband, in Yiddish 'roite bindele', is normally what colour/color?
  5. In mathematics, a Markov chain is a sequence in which each event is determined by the: Immediately preceding event; Previous two events; Previous total sequence; or Next event?
  6. Brad, finish, clout, casing and horseshoe are types of what?
  7. What state territory is named in Latin, meaning 'New Scotland'?
  8. What artist uses a cake of rosin: Chef; Violinist; Theatrical makeup; or Magician?
  9. Medically, miosis/myosis normally refers to the narrowing or constriction of the what?
  10. What is India's national motto, appearing on its emblem and currency?
  11. Apposite means: Fair; Similar; Agreeable; or Appropriate?
  12. Name the female alter-ego featured in the life and vase artworks of English transvestite artist Grayson Perry?
  13. What (main class of) musical instrument has a bell, bass/long joint, boot/butt; wing joint, bocal/crook, and reed?
  14. What is the more common name of the incendiary weapon formulated from naphthenic and palmitic acids?
  15. Which of these words is spelled incorrectly: Rhinocerous; Crocodile; Hippopotamus; Alligator?
  16. What sort of weapon is a shillelagh (pronounced 'shil-lay-lee'): Knife; Cudgel; Muskett; or Sword?
  17. Contrary to popular information there are actually four (not two) Olympic sports containing male vs female contest; what are they?
  18. What two composers' names are used as slang meaning drunk?
  19. In the latter 1900s and early 2000s what five Asian nations are the world's biggest motorbike markets?

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  1. What is a hundredth of a thousandth?
    A hundred-thousandth 
  2. In a block and tackle lifting system, what is a sheave?
    Pulley; Rope; Hook; or Brake? Pulley 
  3. What creatures are T S Eliot's characters Mr Mistoffelees, Mungojerrie, Rumpelteazer, and Bustopher Jones, and what musical was inspired by the poem book in which they feature?
    Cats 
  4. The Kabbalah wristband, in Yiddish 'roite bindele', is normally what colour/color?
    Red
  5. In mathematics, a Markov chain is a sequence in which each event is determined by the: Immediately preceding event; Previous two events; Previous total sequence; or Next event?
    Immediately preceding event 
  6. Brad, finish, clout, casing and horseshoe are types of what?
    Nails
  7. What state territory is named in Latin, meaning 'New Scotland'?
    Nova Scotia 
  8. What artist uses a cake of rosin: Chef; Violinist; Theatrical makeup; or Magician?
    Violinist
  9. Medically, miosis/myosis normally refers to the narrowing or constriction of the what?
    Pupil 
  10. What is India's national motto, appearing on its emblem and currency?
    Satyameva Jayate 
  11. Apposite means: Fair; Similar; Agreeable; or Appropriate?
    Appropriate 
  12. Name the female alter-ego featured in the life and vase artworks of English transvestite artist Grayson Perry?
    Claire
  13. What (main class of) musical instrument has a bell, bass/long joint, boot/butt; wing joint, bocal/crook, and reed?
    Bassoon
  14. What is the more common name of the incendiary weapon formulated from naphthenic and palmitic acids?
    Napalm
  15. Which of these words is spelled incorrectly: Rhinocerous; Crocodile; Hippopotamus; Alligator?
    Rhinocerous 
  16. What sort of weapon is a shillelagh (pronounced 'shil-lay-lee'): Knife; Cudgel; Muskett; or Sword?
    Cudgel 
  17. Contrary to popular information there are actually four (not two) Olympic sports containing male vs female contest; what are they?
    Equestrian, Sailing, Tennis, Badminton 
  18. What two composers' names are used as slang meaning drunk?
    Brahms and Liszt 
  19. In the latter 1900s and early 2000s what five Asian nations are the world's biggest motorbike markets?
    China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand