General Knowledge Quiz #189

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  1. The suspension of a serving UK parliamentarian by his/her political party is called having the (what?) withdrawn: Wig; Rod; Whip; or Member?
  2. Viagra pills are traditionally what colour/color?
  3. Sir Chris Chataway (1931-2014), a successful British broadcaster, politician and businessman, crucially assisted the first: Lunar landing; Sub-4minute mile; Everest ascent; or Mariana Trench descent?
  4. The lachrymatory factor synthase (LFS) arises in preparing what foodstuff?
  5. Chrysí Avgí (Golden Dawn) is a far-right political party of which country?
  6. The acronym HDMI, a 21st century replacement connection technology for analogue video, stands for what?
  7. Match the names/creatures: Godwit/Reptile; Caribou/Fish; Caiman/Deer; Fugu/Bird?
  8. What treatment was endorsed in 2014 by Britain's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for migraine: Sauna; Herbal; Magnetic; or Cold-showers?
  9. Drax in Selby, Yorkshire UK, is at 2014 Europe's biggest (what?)-powered electricity generating station: Water; Wind; Solar; Nuclear; or Coal?
  10. Alabama rot is an often terminal disease particularly afflicting: Cacti; Greyhounds; Bison; or Dolphins?
  11. Spanish-born Anne Hildago, proposed community redevelopment of Avenue Foch, the most affluent residential street of which city, in her 2014 mayoral election campaign: Paris; London; New York; or Buenos Aires?
  12. Meaning 'complete view', from Greek 'all-see', what BBC series (at 2014) is the world's longest-running public affairs TV show?
  13. What common household product is used to protect premature babies and fresh tattoos: Aluminium/aluminum foil; Clingfilm/foodwrap; Greaseprooof paper; or Petroleum jelly?
  14. In Spain 'chocolate a la taza' is a: Drink; Cake; Snack-bar; or Ice-cream?
  15. A silkworm/moth's (what?) is used to make silk: Wings; Web; Cocoon; or Droppings?
  16. In physics the effect of the largest granules rising to the top of an agitated container of mixed granules is popularly called the (what?) effect: Coal truck; Brazil nut; Toffee penny; or Handbag?
  17. If something is allegorical it is: Old; Symbolic; Untrue; or Religious?
  18. What prefix when added to the following makes five new words: Shave, Shock; Sun; Thought, Wards?
  19. A swift strong shoreline current moving out to sea which can threaten bathers is a: Flip; Rip; Strip; or Blip?
  20. In Rastafari culture the term 'I and I' generally means: Me; You; We; or All?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. The suspension of a serving UK parliamentarian by his/her political party is called having the (what?) withdrawn: Wig; Rod; Whip; or Member?
    Whip
  2. Viagra pills are traditionally what colour/color?
    Blue
  3. Sir Chris Chataway (1931-2014), a successful British broadcaster, politician and businessman, crucially assisted the first: Lunar landing; Sub-4minute mile; Everest ascent; or Mariana Trench descent?
    Sub-4minute mile 
  4. The lachrymatory factor synthase (LFS) arises in preparing what foodstuff?
    Onion
  5. Chrysí Avgí (Golden Dawn) is a far-right political party of which country?
    Greece
  6. The acronym HDMI, a 21st century replacement connection technology for analogue video, stands for what?
    High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  7. Match the names/creatures: Godwit/Reptile; Caribou/Fish; Caiman/Deer; Fugu/Bird?
    Godwit/Bird; Caribou/Deer; Caiman/Reptile; Fugu/Fish
  8. What treatment was endorsed in 2014 by Britain's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for migraine: Sauna; Herbal; Magnetic; or Cold-showers?
    Magnetic
  9. Drax in Selby, Yorkshire UK, is at 2014 Europe's biggest (what?)-powered electricity generating station: Water; Wind; Solar; Nuclear; or Coal?
    Coal
  10. Alabama rot is an often terminal disease particularly afflicting: Cacti; Greyhounds; Bison; or Dolphins?
    Greyhounds
  11. Spanish-born Anne Hildago, proposed community redevelopment of Avenue Foch, the most affluent residential street of which city, in her 2014 mayoral election campaign: Paris; London; New York; or Buenos Aires?
    Paris
  12. Meaning 'complete view', from Greek 'all-see', what BBC series (at 2014) is the world's longest-running public affairs TV show?
    Panorama 
  13. What common household product is used to protect premature babies and fresh tattoos: Aluminium/aluminum foil; Clingfilm/foodwrap; Greaseprooof paper; or Petroleum jelly?
    Clingfilm/foodwrap
  14. In Spain 'chocolate a la taza' is a: Drink; Cake; Snack-bar; or Ice-cream?
    Drink 
  15. A silkworm/moth's (what?) is used to make silk: Wings; Web; Cocoon; or Droppings?
    Cocoon 
  16. In physics the effect of the largest granules rising to the top of an agitated container of mixed granules is popularly called the (what?) effect: Coal truck; Brazil nut; Toffee penny; or Handbag?
    Brazil nut 
  17. If something is allegorical it is: Old; Symbolic; Untrue; or Religious?
    Symbolic 
  18. What prefix when added to the following makes five new words: Shave, Shock; Sun; Thought, Wards?
    After
  19. A swift strong shoreline current moving out to sea which can threaten bathers is a: Flip; Rip; Strip; or Blip?
    Rip 
  20. In Rastafari culture the term 'I and I' generally means: Me; You; We; or All?
    We