General Knowledge Quiz #245

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  1. Air, Surface, Fire and Pixel are leading brands of: Walking boots; Electric cars; Tablet computers; or Saucepans?
  2. Following the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Britain's Dress Act of 1746 banned the wearing of: Turbans in India; Kilts in Scotland; Handguns in Texas; or Shoes in Kenya?
  3. 2017 research of 10million online accounts found the most popular English-language password to be: Aardvark; Apple; Qwerty; or Internet?
  4. The dessert crème brûlée Is typically made of; Yoghurt; Custard; Banana; or Chocolate?
  5. On a conventionally tuned guitar, fretting 4th (D) and 5th (A) strings at the 2nd fret makes the chord: A minor; B; C; or E minor?
  6. Myopia is commonly called: Memory loss; Short-sightedness; Headache; or Old age?
  7. Founded 1971, the World Economic Forum annual meeting for global political/business is in Davos in: Germany; Switzerland; USA; or Egypt?
  8. The popular 21st century multi-colour and glitter style of food/drink/fashionwear is called: Chameleon; Unicorn; Peacock; or Budgerigar?
  9. What Czech car company has a logo of a winged arrow: Lada; Skoda; Lancia; or Opel?
  10. Referring to its main source, the infectious disease psittacosis is better known as (What?) fever: Lion; Dog; Cat; or Parrot?
  11. Originally from Australia, oil from the melaleuca tree is better known as: Eucalyptus; Tea-tree; Spearmint; or Lavender?
  12. A smartphone/web emoji character is typically how many pixels square: 2x2; 12x12; 72x72; or 6200x6200?
  13. The Zatopek phenomenon refers to 'tapering' theory in: Candle making; Financial planning; Distance running; or Root vegetable cultivation?
  14. In neon lamps, tubes, advertising signs, etc., the neon gas typically glows; Greenish-blue; White; Yellow; or Reddish-orange?
  15. British businesswoman/philanthropist Rachael Heyhoe-Flint (1939-2017) was initially a pioneering: Brain surgeon; Astronaut; Cricketer; or Mathematician?
  16. Akutaq, pemmican, tolkusha, jerky and biltong are ancient international variants of: Woven fabric; Dried survival food; War dance; or Hieroglyphic language?
  17. What acronym commonly refers to the US President's wife: WOTAP; TWOTAP; FLOTUS; or TUSAWOP?
  18. Spell the word (meaning worn-out/ruined): Decrepid; Decreped; Dicrepped; or Decrepit?
  19. Sriracha, named after the coastal city Si Racha in Thailand, is a: Seaside wind; Chili sauce; Coarse building sand; or Two-person surf-board?
  20. The LED light acronym stands for: Low; Light; Lumens; Energy; Emitting; Edison; Diffuser; Diode or Duplex?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Air, Surface, Fire and Pixel are leading brands of: Walking boots; Electric cars; Tablet computers; or Saucepans?
    Tablet computers
  2. Following the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Britain's Dress Act of 1746 banned the wearing of: Turbans in India; Kilts in Scotland; Handguns in Texas; or Shoes in Kenya?
    Kilts in Scotland 
  3. 2017 research of 10million online accounts found the most popular English-language password to be: Aardvark; Apple; Qwerty; or Internet?
    Qwerty 
  4. The dessert crème brûlée Is typically made of; Yoghurt; Custard; Banana; or Chocolate?
    Custard
  5. On a conventionally tuned guitar, fretting 4th (D) and 5th (A) strings at the 2nd fret makes the chord: A minor; B; C; or E minor?
    E minor
  6. Myopia is commonly called: Memory loss; Short-sightedness; Headache; or Old age?
    Short-sightedness
  7. Founded 1971, the World Economic Forum annual meeting for global political/business is in Davos in: Germany; Switzerland; USA; or Egypt?
    Switzerland
  8. The popular 21st century multi-colour and glitter style of food/drink/fashionwear is called: Chameleon; Unicorn; Peacock; or Budgerigar?
    Unicorn
  9. What Czech car company has a logo of a winged arrow: Lada; Skoda; Lancia; or Opel?
    Skoda
  10. Referring to its main source, the infectious disease psittacosis is better known as (What?) fever: Lion; Dog; Cat; or Parrot?
    Parrot
  11. Originally from Australia, oil from the melaleuca tree is better known as: Eucalyptus; Tea-tree; Spearmint; or Lavender?
    Tea-tree
  12. A smartphone/web emoji character is typically how many pixels square: 2x2; 12x12; 72x72; or 6200x6200?
    12x12
  13. The Zatopek phenomenon refers to 'tapering' theory in: Candle making; Financial planning; Distance running; or Root vegetable cultivation?
    Distance running 
  14. In neon lamps, tubes, advertising signs, etc., the neon gas typically glows; Greenish-blue; White; Yellow; or Reddish-orange?
    Reddish-orange
  15. British businesswoman/philanthropist Rachael Heyhoe-Flint (1939-2017) was initially a pioneering: Brain surgeon; Astronaut; Cricketer; or Mathematician?
    Cricketer
  16. Akutaq, pemmican, tolkusha, jerky and biltong are ancient international variants of: Woven fabric; Dried survival food; War dance; or Hieroglyphic language?
    Dried survival foods
  17. What acronym commonly refers to the US President's wife: WOTAP; TWOTAP; FLOTUS; or TUSAWOP?
    FLOTUS 
  18. Spell the word (meaning worn-out/ruined): Decrepid; Decreped; Dicrepped; or Decrepit?
    Decrepit
  19. Sriracha, named after the coastal city Si Racha in Thailand, is a: Seaside wind; Chili sauce; Coarse building sand; or Two-person surf-board?
    Chili sauce 
  20. The LED light acronym stands for: Low; Light; Lumens; Energy; Emitting; Edison; Diffuser; Diode or Duplex?