General Knowledge Quiz #203

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  1. Paper thickness is generally measured/shown as GSM (e.g., 80, 90, etc), standing for what?
  2. St Andrews, Cypress Point, Augusta, and Muirfield are famous: Australian beaches; Golf courses; Walking boots; or Fair Isle knitting patters?
  3. Butterfly, Trudgen, Back, Side, and Breast are: Cuts of beef; Swimming strokes; Heraldry designs; or Poodle haircuts?
  4. Referring to an Earthly feature, what is the only common word in the English language to begin with the letters FJ?
  5. Put these creatures in order of causing most human fatalities in modern years, most first: Sharks, Dogs, Mosquitoes, Humans?
  6. Which of these became extinct on Earth roughly 40,000 years ago: Dinosaurs; Woolly Mammoth; The Dodo; or Neanderthal Man?
  7. The dark volcanic plains of the Moon, once thought to be seas, are called: Sophia; Maria; Georgia; or Kylie?
  8. A hiatus is a: Pause; Climax; Inflammation; or Trapeze?
  9. The inventor/first trapeze artist (Paris 1859) who also originated the eponymously named clothing was Jules: Dungaree; Leotard; Tutu; or Nylon?
  10. The UK physical gesture and expression 'cock a snook' refers to the use of which three of these body parts: Tongue; Nose; Thumb; Ears; Fingers; Eyes; or Knees?
  11. Systolic and Diastolic refer to the measurement of what?
  12. Labyrinth, Broad-crested, Sharp-crested, Piano keys, and Compound are types of: Weirs; Stalactites and Stalagmites; Stairways and steps; or Men's suit designs?
  13. Shakespeare's romantic tragedy written c1598 is called 'Much Ado about (What?)': Something; Nothing; Everything; or Anything?
  14. The Anglicized-Latin court term 'in camera' means proceedings are: Recorded on film; Televised; In private; or Rehearsal only?
  15. Paramount and CBS Studios went to court in 2016 to enforce rights over what fictional language when the fan-funded Axanar company sought to produce a prequel to a popular 1966-founded franchise set originally in the 23rd century?
  16. 'Pulse fishing' - an increasingly common modern alternative to deep sea beam-trawling - uses: Sound waves; Electric shocks; Vibrating nets; or Flashing lights?
  17. Which wine is typically made from black grapes using the 'skin contact method': Red; Rosé; Champagne; or White?
  18. King Julian and Mort are which creatures in the film Madagascar: Lion and Zebra; Lemur and Bush baby; Bear and Wolf; or Whale and Worm?
  19. The Ape, genus Pongo, is generally spelled: Oran-Utan; Orangatan; Orangutan; or Orangetan?
  20. Which one of these is not a type of joint in the human body: Ball-and-socket; Dovetail; Pivot; Hinge; or Gliding?

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  1. Paper thickness is generally measured/shown as GSM (e.g., 80, 90, etc), standing for what?
    Grams per Square Meter
  2. St Andrews, Cypress Point, Augusta, and Muirfield are famous: Australian beaches; Golf courses; Walking boots; or Fair Isle knitting patters?
    Golf courses
  3. Butterfly, Trudgen, Back, Side, and Breast are: Cuts of beef; Swimming strokes; Heraldry designs; or Poodle haircuts?
    Swimming strokes 
  4. Referring to an Earthly feature, what is the only common word in the English language to begin with the letters FJ?
    Fjord 
  5. Put these creatures in order of causing most human fatalities in modern years, most first: Sharks, Dogs, Mosquitoes, Humans?
    Mosquitoes, Humans, Dogs, Sharks
  6. Which of these became extinct on Earth roughly 40,000 years ago: Dinosaurs; Woolly Mammoth; The Dodo; or Neanderthal Man?
    Neanderthal Man
  7. The dark volcanic plains of the Moon, once thought to be seas, are called: Sophia; Maria; Georgia; or Kylie?
    Maria 
  8. A hiatus is a: Pause; Climax; Inflammation; or Trapeze?
    Pause 
  9. The inventor/first trapeze artist (Paris 1859) who also originated the eponymously named clothing was Jules: Dungaree; Leotard; Tutu; or Nylon?
    Leotard
  10. The UK physical gesture and expression 'cock a snook' refers to the use of which three of these body parts: Tongue; Nose; Thumb; Ears; Fingers; Eyes; or Knees?
    Nose, Thumb and Fingers 
  11. Systolic and Diastolic refer to the measurement of what?
    Blood pressure 
  12. Labyrinth, Broad-crested, Sharp-crested, Piano keys, and Compound are types of: Weirs; Stalactites and Stalagmites; Stairways and steps; or Men's suit designs?
    Weir
  13. Shakespeare's romantic tragedy written c1598 is called 'Much Ado about (What?)': Something; Nothing; Everything; or Anything?
    Nothing
  14. The Anglicized-Latin court term 'in camera' means proceedings are: Recorded on film; Televised; In private; or Rehearsal only?
    In private 
  15. Paramount and CBS Studios went to court in 2016 to enforce rights over what fictional language when the fan-funded Axanar company sought to produce a prequel to a popular 1966-founded franchise set originally in the 23rd century?
    Klingon 
  16. 'Pulse fishing' - an increasingly common modern alternative to deep sea beam-trawling - uses: Sound waves; Electric shocks; Vibrating nets; or Flashing lights?
    Electric shocks 
  17. Which wine is typically made from black grapes using the 'skin contact method': Red; Rosé; Champagne; or White?
    Rosé 
  18. King Julian and Mort are which creatures in the film Madagascar: Lion and Zebra; Lemur and Bush baby; Bear and Wolf; or Whale and Worm?
    Lemur and Bush baby
  19. The Ape, genus Pongo, is generally spelled: Oran-Utan; Orangatan; Orangutan; or Orangetan?
    Orangutan 
  20. Which one of these is not a type of joint in the human body: Ball-and-socket; Dovetail; Pivot; Hinge; or Gliding?
    Dovetail