General Knowledge Quiz #141

The 141st free trivia quiz in our general knowledge series at BusinessBalls.com. Suitable for team building, pub quizzes or just general entertainment. Try General Knowledge Quiz #140 here.

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  1. What Rome-founded fashion house and handbag specialist sponsored a 2m euro restoration of the Trevi Fountain in 2013?
  2. What famous line follows: "I think there be six Richmonds in the field. Five I have slain today, instead of him.."?
  3. Bardiche, Bill, Glaive, Halberd, and Voulge are types of: Weaponry; Architectural stone feature; Country dance; or Cake decoration?
  4. The geographical terms motu (Polynesia), skerry (Ireland, Scotland), holme (Scandinavia), and cay (tropical Pacific/Atlantic/Indian oceans) each refers to a small: Waterfall; Lake; Inlet; or Island?
  5. The word apostle is derived from Greek 'apostolos' meaning: Servant; Messenger; Friend; or Soldier?
  6. Scoliosis affects which part of the body: Eyes; Spine; Skin; or Brain?
  7. What did the Twitter bird logo lose when updated in 2012 from the original 2010 design: Crest and a wing feather; Eye; Tail feather; or Tweet-bubble?
  8. Italian Jacopo Peri (1561-1633) is regarded as the inventor of: Ice-cream; Pizza; Sparkling Water; or Opera?
  9. What is confit meat cooked and preserved in?
  10. What chocolate, biscuit and raisin confection, otherwise known as 'fridge cake', is named after an Indian-English word for a light snack?
  11. The Manganese Bronze company took over production of what famous vehicle from 1973-2012, first made in 1948?
  12. What is the extremely strong natural glucose-derived polymer of fungi cell walls, crustacean/insect exoskeletons, etc., also used in pharmacy and industry?
  13. What single iconic name is associated with a fried sandwich of peanut butter, banana and bacon?
  14. Ikebana, English Garden, and High Style are styles of what?
  15. What singing voice originally held the melody in choral music: Soprano; Alto; Tenor; or Bass?
  16. What sort of implement has a heel and toe and is characterized by variable features including kerf, gullet, fleam, rake, and points per inch?
  17. The technical euphemism for the insemination of a mare by a stallion is: Cover; Discover; Uncover; or Kiss?
  18. The term volte-face is alternatively informally called a: Dead-end; One-way street; Green light; or U-turn?
  19. White Burley, Y1, Perique, Brightleaf and Criollo are types of what?
  20. What is the female equivalent of the Oedipus complex in Jungian/Freudian psychosexual theory: Aphrodite; Athena; Electra; or Venus?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. What Rome-founded fashion house and handbag specialist sponsored a 2m euro restoration of the Trevi Fountain in 2013?
    Fendi
  2. What famous line follows: "I think there be six Richmonds in the field. Five I have slain today, instead of him.."?
    A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse! 
  3. Bardiche, Bill, Glaive, Halberd, and Voulge are types of: Weaponry; Architectural stone feature; Country dance; or Cake decoration?
    Weaponry 
  4. The geographical terms motu (Polynesia), skerry (Ireland, Scotland), holme (Scandinavia), and cay (tropical Pacific/Atlantic/Indian oceans) each refers to a small: Waterfall; Lake; Inlet; or Island?
    Island 
  5. The word apostle is derived from Greek 'apostolos' meaning: Servant; Messenger; Friend; or Soldier?
    Messenger 
  6. Scoliosis affects which part of the body: Eyes; Spine; Skin; or Brain?
    Spine 
  7. What did the Twitter bird logo lose when updated in 2012 from the original 2010 design: Crest and a wing feather; Eye; Tail feather; or Tweet-bubble?
    Crest and a wing feather
  8. Italian Jacopo Peri (1561-1633) is regarded as the inventor of: Ice-cream; Pizza; Sparkling Water; or Opera?
    Opera 
  9. What is confit meat cooked and preserved in?
    Fat 
  10. What chocolate, biscuit and raisin confection, otherwise known as 'fridge cake', is named after an Indian-English word for a light snack?
    Tiffin
  11. The Manganese Bronze company took over production of what famous vehicle from 1973-2012, first made in 1948?
    Black Taxicab 
  12. What is the extremely strong natural glucose-derived polymer of fungi cell walls, crustacean/insect exoskeletons, etc., also used in pharmacy and industry?
    Chitin
  13. What single iconic name is associated with a fried sandwich of peanut butter, banana and bacon?
    Elvis 
  14. Ikebana, English Garden, and High Style are styles of what?
    Flower arranging 
  15. What singing voice originally held the melody in choral music: Soprano; Alto; Tenor; or Bass?
    Tenor 
  16. What sort of implement has a heel and toe and is characterized by variable features including kerf, gullet, fleam, rake, and points per inch?
    Saw 
  17. The technical euphemism for the insemination of a mare by a stallion is: Cover; Discover; Uncover; or Kiss?
    Cover
  18. The term volte-face is alternatively informally called a: Dead-end; One-way street; Green light; or U-turn?
    U-turn 
  19. White Burley, Y1, Perique, Brightleaf and Criollo are types of what?
    Tobacco 
  20. What is the female equivalent of the Oedipus complex in Jungian/Freudian psychosexual theory: Aphrodite; Athena; Electra; or Venus?
    Electra