General Knowledge Quiz #157

The 157th 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 #156 here.

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  1. What highly influential movement of artwork is considered established by Picasso, Braque, Metzinger and others in Paris, 1911?
  2. Nuclear 'What?
  3. The UK-based ASOS corporation is a leading international online provider in which sector: Education; Fashionwear; Holidays; or Mapping?
  4. In which modern nation was the city-state called in Hebrew: Babel?
  5. Apples, plums, cherries, apricots, raspberries and strawberries all belong to which plant family: Honeysuckle; Lily; Magnolia; or Rose?
  6. D'addario, Elixir, Rotosound and Ernie Ball are leading makers of what musical accessory?
  7. The terms crutching, wigging and ringing refer to elements of which animal process, prevalent in Australia and New Zealand?
  8. The term 'mondegreen' refers to: Gardening; Climate change; Cooking; or Misheard lyrics?
  9. The AZERTY keyboard layout is standard in: France; Germany; Denmark; or Wales?
  10. The expression 'sour grapes', from one of Aesop's Fables, involves which creature?
  11. From what fruit is perry traditionally made?
  12. The term 'cytoplasm' originated in: Star Wars; Dr Who; Batman; or Biology?
  13. What creatures were trained by Croatia's Zagreb university in 2013 to detect landmines: Pigs; Bees; Cats; Rats, or Bats?
  14. In motion-detection and automated lighting sensors what does PIR mean?
  15. What metaphor aptly refers to the marketing of US multinational US corporation Bausch and Lomb: Focus; Target; Concentrate; or Penetrate?
  16. The Japanese food word sushi referred originally to: Raw; Rice; Cold; or Conveyor-belt?
  17. The words vagary/vagaries refer specifically to unpredictable: Vagueness; Change/changes; Unhappiness; or Problems?
  18. The diacritical mark resembling a wavy hyphen (here shown above the letter ñ) is called a: Streg; Bolle; Tilde; or Cedilla?
  19. What is the hardest working muscle (i.e., total power output) in the lifetime of the human body?
  20. What homonymic word refers both to a pit and a hunted animal?

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  1. What highly influential movement of artwork is considered established by Picasso, Braque, Metzinger and others in Paris, 1911?
    Cubism 
  2. Nuclear 'What?
    and 'What?' refer respectively to splitting an atom and joining two atoms
  3. The UK-based ASOS corporation is a leading international online provider in which sector: Education; Fashionwear; Holidays; or Mapping?
    Fashionwear 
  4. In which modern nation was the city-state called in Hebrew: Babel?
    Iraq 
  5. Apples, plums, cherries, apricots, raspberries and strawberries all belong to which plant family: Honeysuckle; Lily; Magnolia; or Rose?
    Rose 
  6. D'addario, Elixir, Rotosound and Ernie Ball are leading makers of what musical accessory?
    Strings 
  7. The terms crutching, wigging and ringing refer to elements of which animal process, prevalent in Australia and New Zealand?
    Sheep shearing 
  8. The term 'mondegreen' refers to: Gardening; Climate change; Cooking; or Misheard lyrics?
    Misheard lyrics 
  9. The AZERTY keyboard layout is standard in: France; Germany; Denmark; or Wales?
    France 
  10. The expression 'sour grapes', from one of Aesop's Fables, involves which creature?
    Fox
  11. From what fruit is perry traditionally made?
    Pears
  12. The term 'cytoplasm' originated in: Star Wars; Dr Who; Batman; or Biology?
    Biology 
  13. What creatures were trained by Croatia's Zagreb university in 2013 to detect landmines: Pigs; Bees; Cats; Rats, or Bats?
    Bees
  14. In motion-detection and automated lighting sensors what does PIR mean?
    Passive Infrared
  15. What metaphor aptly refers to the marketing of US multinational US corporation Bausch and Lomb: Focus; Target; Concentrate; or Penetrate?
    Focus 
  16. The Japanese food word sushi referred originally to: Raw; Rice; Cold; or Conveyor-belt?
    Rice 
  17. The words vagary/vagaries refer specifically to unpredictable: Vagueness; Change/changes; Unhappiness; or Problems?
    Change/changes
  18. The diacritical mark resembling a wavy hyphen (here shown above the letter ñ) is called a: Streg; Bolle; Tilde; or Cedilla?
    Tilde 
  19. What is the hardest working muscle (i.e., total power output) in the lifetime of the human body?
    Heart
  20. What homonymic word refers both to a pit and a hunted animal?
    Quarry