General Knowledge Quiz #114

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  1. The Abraj Al-Bait Towers complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, at 2012 the 2nd tallest building globally, also boasts what world-beating feature: Clocktower/face; Belltower/bell; Swimming pool; or Carpark?
  2. A period of Northern Hemisphere climatic extremes occurring between 1350 and 1850 is loosely referred to as 'The Little (what)'?
  3. With the symbol F, what is the unit of electrical capacitance?
  4. Colostrum, informally called beestings/bisnings, is a form of: Legal process; Milk; Offal; or Public disorder?
  5. Originally a physician to the gods, conceived by Greek poet Homer, what ancient word is a song of praise or triumph?
  6. The metric prefix femto is shown as ten to the power of minus what?
  7. Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab are the four provinces of which nation?
  8. A missive is an official: Teaching/lesson; Punishment/fine; Letter/document; or Task/objective?
  9. The Sardinian sheep-milk cheese Casu Marzu is noted for what added element in its fermentation and presentation?
  10. The local word 'Lei' refers to a garland of flowers or shells, etc., orginating in and associated iconically with which island?
  11. Spike, Dig, Set, and Block are found in which competitive sport?
  12. Nuuk, population about 15,000, is the capital city of which country?
  13. From the Greek words loosely meaning 'same' and 'idea' what term refers to an expression which contains unnecessary duplication?
  14. Spell the medical condition: Eczema; Eczmha; Ecxma; Ezcema?
  15. As at 2012 how many chemical elements are known/listed officially: 58; 78; 108; or 118?
  16. Yellow Fever is generally carried/transmitted by: Coughs/sneezes; Infected water; Mosquito bites; or Rats?
  17. Canada's busy Montreal metro trains run on wheels of: Steel; Carbon-fibre; Polypropylene; or Rubber?
  18. The acronym POTUS refers to what position?
  19. What single vowel letter symbol generally refers in science to 'any element'?
  20. The diagram format for showing guitar fretboard fingering positions is commonly known as a: Finger grid; Fret table; Chord window; or Strum chart?

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  1. The Abraj Al-Bait Towers complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, at 2012 the 2nd tallest building globally, also boasts what world-beating feature: Clocktower/face; Belltower/bell; Swimming pool; or Carpark?
    Clocktower/clockface 
  2. A period of Northern Hemisphere climatic extremes occurring between 1350 and 1850 is loosely referred to as 'The Little (what)'?
    Ice Age
  3. With the symbol F, what is the unit of electrical capacitance?
    Farad 
  4. Colostrum, informally called beestings/bisnings, is a form of: Legal process; Milk; Offal; or Public disorder?
    Milk 
  5. Originally a physician to the gods, conceived by Greek poet Homer, what ancient word is a song of praise or triumph?
    Paean 
  6. The metric prefix femto is shown as ten to the power of minus what?
    15 
  7. Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab are the four provinces of which nation?
    Pakistan
  8. A missive is an official: Teaching/lesson; Punishment/fine; Letter/document; or Task/objective?
    Letter/document 
  9. The Sardinian sheep-milk cheese Casu Marzu is noted for what added element in its fermentation and presentation?
    Maggots 
  10. The local word 'Lei' refers to a garland of flowers or shells, etc., orginating in and associated iconically with which island?
    Hawaii
  11. Spike, Dig, Set, and Block are found in which competitive sport?
    Volleyball
  12. Nuuk, population about 15,000, is the capital city of which country?
    Greenland
  13. From the Greek words loosely meaning 'same' and 'idea' what term refers to an expression which contains unnecessary duplication?
    Tautology 
  14. Spell the medical condition: Eczema; Eczmha; Ecxma; Ezcema?
    Eczema 
  15. As at 2012 how many chemical elements are known/listed officially: 58; 78; 108; or 118?
    118
  16. Yellow Fever is generally carried/transmitted by: Coughs/sneezes; Infected water; Mosquito bites; or Rats?
    Mosquito bite
  17. Canada's busy Montreal metro trains run on wheels of: Steel; Carbon-fibre; Polypropylene; or Rubber?
    Rubber
  18. The acronym POTUS refers to what position?
    President Of The United States 
  19. What single vowel letter symbol generally refers in science to 'any element'?
    E
  20. The diagram format for showing guitar fretboard fingering positions is commonly known as a: Finger grid; Fret table; Chord window; or Strum chart?
    Chord window