General Knowledge Quiz #214

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  1. (Based on the popular 'poundshop' concept) a discount store opened in London's Mayfair, 2016, with everything priced at: £5; £10; £20; or £1000?
  2. The medical/psychological term OCD stands for what?
  3. Phlebotomy is the medical term for: Heart surgery; Brain surgery; Vein blood injection/withdrawal; or Draining housemaid's knee?
  4. What profession historically performed blood-letting: Dentists; Shepherds; Priests; or Barbers?
  5. Mythological Greek nymphs are spirits of nature imagined as beautiful: Horses; Beetles; Young women; or Old women?
  6. The prefix 'quasi' means: Hidden; Seemingly; Ugly; or Hunchbacked?
  7. North America's 'Boeing Apache' is a: Military helicopter; Active volcano; Major baseball team; or Interplanetary Internet?
  8. By public vote In 2012 Shinzo Abe became Japan's new national: Anthem; Flag; Airline; or Prime Minister?
  9. Sandbanks in Dorset has the UK's: Biggest fishing fleet; Only killer sharks; Tallest mountain; or Most expensive seaside real estate?
  10. In 2016 President Justin Trudeau welcomed the introduction of legal euthanasia to his nation: USA; Canada; Australia; or Ireland?
  11. Strasbourg is in: Switzerland; Belgium; France; or Germany?
  12. In 2016 where did Winston Churchill replace Elizabeth Fry: Trafalgar Square; Times Newspaper logo; Marmite branding; or £5 note?
  13. In 2016 Hitler's code-making typewriter was bought by Bletchley Park Museum for how much from what seller (two answers required): £9.50; £9million; The German Government; or Ebay?
  14. In the original Ebay company logo 1995-2012, which letter was capitalized: E; B; A; or Y?
  15. The EU is famously based in which two of these cities: Berlin; Brussels; Strasbourg; Amsterdam; or Dublin?
  16. A pollywog or porwigle in England is more generally known as a: Tadpole; Dalmation dog; Sweatshirt; or iPod?
  17. A scientific study in 2016 found that serious depression was alleviated by consuming: Coal; Strong cider; Sea water; or Magic mushrooms?
  18. The globally popular TV franchise/series relaunched by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc is: Neighbours; Friends; Top Gear; or Fame?
  19. The virus prompting demands from world health experts to postpone or relocate the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics is called: Mexican Flu; Zika; Ebola; or The Anna Kournikova worm?
  20. Tom Hiddleston, Jamie Bell, and Idris Elba emerged as leading candidates in 2016 for the role of: Mayor of London; Donald Trump's Presidential running mate; James Bond; Prince Harry's best man?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. (Based on the popular 'poundshop' concept) a discount store opened in London's Mayfair, 2016, with everything priced at: £5; £10; £20; or £1000?
    £1000 
  2. The medical/psychological term OCD stands for what?
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  3. Phlebotomy is the medical term for: Heart surgery; Brain surgery; Vein blood injection/withdrawal; or Draining housemaid's knee?
    Vein blood injection/withdrawal
  4. What profession historically performed blood-letting: Dentists; Shepherds; Priests; or Barbers?
    Barbers
  5. Mythological Greek nymphs are spirits of nature imagined as beautiful: Horses; Beetles; Young women; or Old women?
    Young women 
  6. The prefix 'quasi' means: Hidden; Seemingly; Ugly; or Hunchbacked?
    Seemingly 
  7. North America's 'Boeing Apache' is a: Military helicopter; Active volcano; Major baseball team; or Interplanetary Internet?
    Military helicopter
  8. By public vote In 2012 Shinzo Abe became Japan's new national: Anthem; Flag; Airline; or Prime Minister?
    Prime Minister
  9. Sandbanks in Dorset has the UK's: Biggest fishing fleet; Only killer sharks; Tallest mountain; or Most expensive seaside real estate?
    Most expensive seaside real estate
  10. In 2016 President Justin Trudeau welcomed the introduction of legal euthanasia to his nation: USA; Canada; Australia; or Ireland?
    Canada
  11. Strasbourg is in: Switzerland; Belgium; France; or Germany?
    France
  12. In 2016 where did Winston Churchill replace Elizabeth Fry: Trafalgar Square; Times Newspaper logo; Marmite branding; or £5 note?
    £5 note
  13. In 2016 Hitler's code-making typewriter was bought by Bletchley Park Museum for how much from what seller (two answers required): £9.50; £9million; The German Government; or Ebay?
    £9.50 from Ebay 
  14. In the original Ebay company logo 1995-2012, which letter was capitalized: E; B; A; or Y?
    Y
  15. The EU is famously based in which two of these cities: Berlin; Brussels; Strasbourg; Amsterdam; or Dublin?
    Brussels and Strasbourg
  16. A pollywog or porwigle in England is more generally known as a: Tadpole; Dalmation dog; Sweatshirt; or iPod?
    Tadpole
  17. A scientific study in 2016 found that serious depression was alleviated by consuming: Coal; Strong cider; Sea water; or Magic mushrooms?
    Magic mushrooms 
  18. The globally popular TV franchise/series relaunched by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc is: Neighbours; Friends; Top Gear; or Fame?
    Top Gear
  19. The virus prompting demands from world health experts to postpone or relocate the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics is called: Mexican Flu; Zika; Ebola; or The Anna Kournikova worm?
    Zika 
  20. Tom Hiddleston, Jamie Bell, and Idris Elba emerged as leading candidates in 2016 for the role of: Mayor of London; Donald Trump's Presidential running mate; James Bond; Prince Harry's best man?
    James Bond