General Knowledge Quiz #246

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  1. Who said, "I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was taken to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph..": Prince Charles; Shirley Temple; Kylie Minogue; or Marilyn Monroe?
  2. Which one of these is not an ancient civilization/people of the Americas: Aztec; Inca: Maya; Pict; or Inuit?
  3. The Kisspeptin protein, encoded by the KISS1R gene, significantly influences human: Eye-colour; Mouth shape; Smartphone addiction; or Libido?
  4. Which one of these is not an ingredient of haggis: Sheep offal; Oatmeal; Onion; Suet; or Mackerel?
  5. What abbreviated Latin term refers in broadcasting to street interviews of the general public: Via Com; Idiotox; Vox Pop;or Pop Sox?
  6. Which one of these is not a joint record-holder for the most (14) Oscar nominations: La La Land; Titanic; All About Eve; or Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?
  7. (At early 21st C) Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Bentley are part of which parent corporation: General Motors; Ford; Volkswagen; or Toyota?
  8. The 2017 Australian Open Tennis Championship was the first of the 'open' era (since 1968) in which men's and women's singles finalists were all: American; Over 30; Over 6ft2ins; or Left-handed?
  9. Technically the 'Last of the Mohicans' was: Chingachgook; Uncas; Hawkeye; or Geronimo?
  10. Airbus announced it would begin testing what sci-fi prototype in 2017 for production/commercialization: Flying car; Travelator pavements; Teleportation (like The Fly and Star Trek); or Anti-gravity paint?
  11. The chemical formula C10H15N is a loose equivalent of: Cannabis; Crystal meth; Paracetamol; or Table salt?
  12. Hugo Chavez (1954-2013) was a (What?) leader of (Where?): Socialist; Conservative; Buddhist; Venezuela; Cuba; or Spain?
  13. The famous German drink, labelled Wolfenbuttel with a stag and cross, and combined with Red Bull in a 'bomb' is: Lowenbrau; Jagermeister; Underberg; or Gluhwein?
  14. Which two of these do not refer to chaos/violence of some sort: Pandemonium; Catastrophe; Halcyon; Catechism; or Cataclysm?
  15. Before being renamed in 1997, Diageo was a merger of Grand Metropolitan and: Pan Am; Interpol; Enron; or Guinness?
  16. Said to have influenced Brexit and US elections 2016, the media phenomenon prompting government investigation is termed: Tall Stories; Cob Webs; Fake News; or Increditorial?
  17. Findern Primary School, Derbyshire, introduced (What?) in 2017, a UK first: Elderly mentors; Pets; Cellphone ban; or Carpet-slippers?
  18. Cassis is a French liqueur made and named from: Apple; Orange; Blackcurrant; or Potato?
  19. Alluding to a euphemism for death, what one seeks to do before dying is a: Farm schedule; Bucket list; Curtain rail; or Daisy chain?
  20. Which three of these are not generally listed among the Christian Twelve Apostles/Disciples: Bartholomew; Graham; Philip; Thomas; Trevor; Matthew; Judas; or Nigel?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Who said, "I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was taken to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph..": Prince Charles; Shirley Temple; Kylie Minogue; or Marilyn Monroe?
    Shirley Temple
  2. Which one of these is not an ancient civilization/people of the Americas: Aztec; Inca: Maya; Pict; or Inuit?
    Pict 
  3. The Kisspeptin protein, encoded by the KISS1R gene, significantly influences human: Eye-colour; Mouth shape; Smartphone addiction; or Libido?
    Libido
  4. Which one of these is not an ingredient of haggis: Sheep offal; Oatmeal; Onion; Suet; or Mackerel?
    Mackerel
  5. What abbreviated Latin term refers in broadcasting to street interviews of the general public: Via Com; Idiotox; Vox Pop;or Pop Sox?
    Vox Pop 
  6. Which one of these is not a joint record-holder for the most (14) Oscar nominations: La La Land; Titanic; All About Eve; or Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  7. (At early 21st C) Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Bentley are part of which parent corporation: General Motors; Ford; Volkswagen; or Toyota?
    Volkswagen
  8. The 2017 Australian Open Tennis Championship was the first of the 'open' era (since 1968) in which men's and women's singles finalists were all: American; Over 30; Over 6ft2ins; or Left-handed?
    Over 30 
  9. Technically the 'Last of the Mohicans' was: Chingachgook; Uncas; Hawkeye; or Geronimo?
    Uncas 
  10. Airbus announced it would begin testing what sci-fi prototype in 2017 for production/commercialization: Flying car; Travelator pavements; Teleportation (like The Fly and Star Trek); or Anti-gravity paint?
    Flying car
  11. The chemical formula C10H15N is a loose equivalent of: Cannabis; Crystal meth; Paracetamol; or Table salt?
    Crystal meth
  12. Hugo Chavez (1954-2013) was a (What?) leader of (Where?): Socialist; Conservative; Buddhist; Venezuela; Cuba; or Spain?
  13. The famous German drink, labelled Wolfenbuttel with a stag and cross, and combined with Red Bull in a 'bomb' is: Lowenbrau; Jagermeister; Underberg; or Gluhwein?
    Jagermeister
  14. Which two of these do not refer to chaos/violence of some sort: Pandemonium; Catastrophe; Halcyon; Catechism; or Cataclysm?
  15. Before being renamed in 1997, Diageo was a merger of Grand Metropolitan and: Pan Am; Interpol; Enron; or Guinness?
    Guinness
  16. Said to have influenced Brexit and US elections 2016, the media phenomenon prompting government investigation is termed: Tall Stories; Cob Webs; Fake News; or Increditorial?
    Fake News 
  17. Findern Primary School, Derbyshire, introduced (What?) in 2017, a UK first: Elderly mentors; Pets; Cellphone ban; or Carpet-slippers?
    Carpet slippers 
  18. Cassis is a French liqueur made and named from: Apple; Orange; Blackcurrant; or Potato?
    Blackcurrant 
  19. Alluding to a euphemism for death, what one seeks to do before dying is a: Farm schedule; Bucket list; Curtain rail; or Daisy chain?
    Bucket list 
  20. Which three of these are not generally listed among the Christian Twelve Apostles/Disciples: Bartholomew; Graham; Philip; Thomas; Trevor; Matthew; Judas; or Nigel?