General Knowledge Quiz #119

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  1. Particularly related to a controversial foodstuff, the bodily intervention device/process called 'gavage' refers to what?
  2. The word ephemeral means: Imaginative; Short-lived; Detached; or Ecstatic?
  3. What nation has 27 states, most of which exceed the area of an entire moderately-sized country, and include Acre, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, and Amazonas?
  4. The biblical lesson of wise decision-making, entailing halving (that's halving, not having) a baby, is known as the 'Judgement/Judgment of (Who?)' ?
  5. The amplified sound system for a concert venue audience, abbreviated to FOH, stands for what?
  6. Vuelta is a cycle race of which nation?
  7. From Dutch meaning 'foolish gull', the Australian word mollymawk refers to what sort of bird?
  8. The terms ZiL and Chaika, referring to traffic lanes reserved for politicians and important people, derive from: Russian limousines; Japanese motorbike-police; German road-markings; or Chinese traffic cones?
  9. According to Latin grammatical rules what is the singular of candelabra?
  10. Dom Mintoff was prime minister of which country from 1955-8 and 71-84?
  11. What 20th century musical entertainment machine derived its name from the West African word Gullah, meaning disorderly, or 'zigzag'?
  12. What originally American familial (that's familial, not familiar) term refers to a small shop or business run by a married couple?
  13. Aside from the Netherlands and Belgium what is the only country in which Dutch is an official language?
  14. The major UK, US and Canada organizations abbreviated to NFU represent which industry?
  15. World renowned Danish chef René Redzepi served which of these two dishes at his re-created Noma restaurant at London's Claridges in 2012: Lamb on Hay with Live Ants; Salmon on Grass with Live Snails; Chicken on Sand with Live Tadpoles; or Cheese on Sawdust with Live Locusts?
  16. Spell the word: Innappropriate; Inapropriate; Innapropriate; Inappropriate?
  17. What nation borders with the south of Syria and the west of Iraq?
  18. What Mexican Spanish dish means literally 'little strips'?
  19. Where in the world did 700million people suffer a serious electrical power cut on 31 July 2012: India; China; South America; or Africa?
  20. The shortest Greenland-to-Iceland sea-crossing is about how many miles: 180; 800; 1,800; or 8,000?

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  1. Particularly related to a controversial foodstuff, the bodily intervention device/process called 'gavage' refers to what?
    Force-feeding 
  2. The word ephemeral means: Imaginative; Short-lived; Detached; or Ecstatic?
    Short-lived
  3. What nation has 27 states, most of which exceed the area of an entire moderately-sized country, and include Acre, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, and Amazonas?
    Brazil
  4. The biblical lesson of wise decision-making, entailing halving (that's halving, not having) a baby, is known as the 'Judgement/Judgment of (Who?)' ?
    Solomon 
  5. The amplified sound system for a concert venue audience, abbreviated to FOH, stands for what?
    Front Of House
  6. Vuelta is a cycle race of which nation?
    Spain 
  7. From Dutch meaning 'foolish gull', the Australian word mollymawk refers to what sort of bird?
    Albatross
  8. The terms ZiL and Chaika, referring to traffic lanes reserved for politicians and important people, derive from: Russian limousines; Japanese motorbike-police; German road-markings; or Chinese traffic cones?
    Russian limousines 
  9. According to Latin grammatical rules what is the singular of candelabra?
    Candelabrum
  10. Dom Mintoff was prime minister of which country from 1955-8 and 71-84?
    Malta
  11. What 20th century musical entertainment machine derived its name from the West African word Gullah, meaning disorderly, or 'zigzag'?
    Jukebox
  12. What originally American familial (that's familial, not familiar) term refers to a small shop or business run by a married couple?
    Mom-and-Pop 
  13. Aside from the Netherlands and Belgium what is the only country in which Dutch is an official language?
    Suriname 
  14. The major UK, US and Canada organizations abbreviated to NFU represent which industry?
    Farming 
  15. World renowned Danish chef René Redzepi served which of these two dishes at his re-created Noma restaurant at London's Claridges in 2012: Lamb on Hay with Live Ants; Salmon on Grass with Live Snails; Chicken on Sand with Live Tadpoles; or Cheese on Sawdust with Live Locusts?
    Lamb on Hay with Live Ants 
  16. Spell the word: Innappropriate; Inapropriate; Innapropriate; Inappropriate?
    Inappropriate
  17. What nation borders with the south of Syria and the west of Iraq?
    Jordan
  18. What Mexican Spanish dish means literally 'little strips'?
    Fajitas 
  19. Where in the world did 700million people suffer a serious electrical power cut on 31 July 2012: India; China; South America; or Africa?
    India
  20. The shortest Greenland-to-Iceland sea-crossing is about how many miles: 180; 800; 1,800; or 8,000?
    180