General Knowledge Quiz #163

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  1. The Italian bread ciabatta is named literally (actually) after what footwear?
  2. The technical term abecedarian refers to what form of organization?
  3. What poker expression is a bold empty bluff or bad hand, and generally a brazen deceit: Ace High; Trump; Four Flush; or Five-Card-Trick?
  4. Name the famous maker of soy sauce whose logo/name represent '10,000 tortoises'?
  5. The massively popular Chinese website Taobao.com (10th busiest globally at 2013) operates in which sector: Dating; C2C shopping; Sport; News?
  6. Which one of these is not among the four main human blood groups: A, B, AB, AO, O?
  7. The verb word 'proscribe' means to: Allow; Outline; Forbid; or Praise?
  8. What mountain range makes moist winds rise and precipitate causing the monsoon of SW Asia?
  9. The word Tet in the Tet Offensive (N Vietnam/Viet Cong against S Vietnam/US forces on 30 Jan 1968) referred to the national: Capital City; Religion; Leader; or New Year?
  10. The lollipop brandname Chupa Chups is based on the Spanish verb to what?
  11. What does the 'tele' in television, telescope, telephone, etc., mean originally in Greek?
  12. A natural bee honeycomb is made of what material?
  13. In physics which two of these are the basic characteristics of a vector quantity: Immobility, Magnitude, Weight, Direction?
  14. What geographical feature refers metaphorically to a turning point in history, or a division between two periods?
  15. What is the famous weaponry invention of Israeli army officer Uziel Gal (1923-2002)?
  16. Which corporation developed the Encarta encyclopedia?
  17. The traditional abbreviation AB for a seaman actually means what?
  18. The biological term 'postorbital' refers to behind the: Eye; Heart; Brain; or Kneecap?
  19. Which traditional southern US drink is strongly associated with the Kentucky Derby?
  20. What prefix word joins with hearted, house, ship and year to produce four other words?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. The Italian bread ciabatta is named literally (actually) after what footwear?
    Slipper
  2. The technical term abecedarian refers to what form of organization?
    Alphabetical 
  3. What poker expression is a bold empty bluff or bad hand, and generally a brazen deceit: Ace High; Trump; Four Flush; or Five-Card-Trick?
    Four Flush 
  4. Name the famous maker of soy sauce whose logo/name represent '10,000 tortoises'?
    Kikkoman
  5. The massively popular Chinese website Taobao.com (10th busiest globally at 2013) operates in which sector: Dating; C2C shopping; Sport; News?
    C2C shopping
  6. Which one of these is not among the four main human blood groups: A, B, AB, AO, O?
    AO
  7. The verb word 'proscribe' means to: Allow; Outline; Forbid; or Praise?
    Forbid 
  8. What mountain range makes moist winds rise and precipitate causing the monsoon of SW Asia?
    The Himalayas
  9. The word Tet in the Tet Offensive (N Vietnam/Viet Cong against S Vietnam/US forces on 30 Jan 1968) referred to the national: Capital City; Religion; Leader; or New Year?
    New Year 
  10. The lollipop brandname Chupa Chups is based on the Spanish verb to what?
    Suck
  11. What does the 'tele' in television, telescope, telephone, etc., mean originally in Greek?
    Far 
  12. A natural bee honeycomb is made of what material?
    Wax 
  13. In physics which two of these are the basic characteristics of a vector quantity: Immobility, Magnitude, Weight, Direction?
    Magnitude and Direction
  14. What geographical feature refers metaphorically to a turning point in history, or a division between two periods?
    Watershed 
  15. What is the famous weaponry invention of Israeli army officer Uziel Gal (1923-2002)?
    Uzi submachine gun
  16. Which corporation developed the Encarta encyclopedia?
    Microsoft
  17. The traditional abbreviation AB for a seaman actually means what?
    Able-Bodied
  18. The biological term 'postorbital' refers to behind the: Eye; Heart; Brain; or Kneecap?
    Eye
  19. Which traditional southern US drink is strongly associated with the Kentucky Derby?
    Mint Julep 
  20. What prefix word joins with hearted, house, ship and year to produce four other words?
    Light