General Knowledge Quiz #274

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  1. A skink is a: Bird; Lizard; Insect; or All-black skunk?
  2. Phloem, rays, and cork cambrian are features of a tree's: Leaves; Fruit; Trunk; or Roots?
  3. The gravitational effect of (What?) determines Earth's maritime high/low/neap tides: Sun; Moon; Mars; or Clouds?
  4. Our hepatic portal vein connects which two of: Legs; Intestines; Liver; Brain; or Eyes?
  5. The Lux is the SI Unit of intensity of: Air-pressure; Sterility; Illumination; or Softness?
  6. The New Model Army was led by: Oliver Cromwell; Adolf Hitler; Naomi Campbell; or Elvis Costello?
  7. Name the Cypriot mythological sculptor (and famous George Bernard Shaw play) who fell in love with a statue he carved?
  8. The global non-profit organization founded by lawyer Clive Stafford Smith that fights extreme human rights abuse and the death penalty is called: Release; Review; Relieve; or Reprieve?
  9. Krill is/are: Fish; Crustaceans; Seaweed; or Eggs?
  10. What word means complex administration and systemic governance, from French 'office'?
  11. Removing the husk/pod/calyx from a fruit is called: Hulling; Skulling; Pulling; or Bulling?
  12. Floccinauccinihilipilification means 'estimating something as (What?)': Very big; Very old; Worthless; or Indescernable gender?
  13. Bimalleolar and Triplane fractures are types of broken: Ankle; Crockery; Promise; or Heart?
  14. The disease diptheria affects the: Nose and throat; Stomach; Nervous system; or Skin?
  15. Drapery, columns, straw, and flowstone are natural mineral features of: Volcanoes; Caves; Mountains; or Glaciers?
  16. What is a popular suffix for a scandal or cover-up, originating in 1974 USA?
  17. What famous toxic oily addictive liquid (C10H14N2) turns brown on exposure to air?
  18. Helmut Kohl and Erich Honecker led which divided nation(s) in the 1980s: Yugoslavia; Germany; Cyprus; or Russia?
  19. Where now is the ancient civilisation region of Lydia: Mediterranean Europe; Siberian Russia; Asian Turkey; or Central America?
  20. Snell's Law (after 1600s Dutch astronomer/mathematician Willebrord Snellius) concerns: Light; Gas; Electricity; or Personality?
  21. Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to Lakota/other Plains American Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass is commonly called 'Whose What'?
  22. A tonearm is found on a: Sitar; Archer; Record-player; or Yacht?
  23. The Greek goddess of love (meaning 'foam risen') who grew from the castrated genitals of Uranus thrown into the sea, is: Aphrodite; Eros; Venus; or Diana?
  24. Match the main ingredient each for: Taramasalata; Dolmades; Houmous - Vine leaves; Chick peas; Cod roe?

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  1. A skink is a: Bird; Lizard; Insect; or All-black skunk?
    Lizard
  2. Phloem, rays, and cork cambrian are features of a tree's: Leaves; Fruit; Trunk; or Roots?
    Trunk 
  3. The gravitational effect of (What?) determines Earth's maritime high/low/neap tides: Sun; Moon; Mars; or Clouds?
    Moon
  4. Our hepatic portal vein connects which two of: Legs; Intestines; Liver; Brain; or Eyes?
    Intestines and Liver
  5. The Lux is the SI Unit of intensity of: Air-pressure; Sterility; Illumination; or Softness?
    Illumination
  6. The New Model Army was led by: Oliver Cromwell; Adolf Hitler; Naomi Campbell; or Elvis Costello?
    Oliver Cromwell
  7. Name the Cypriot mythological sculptor (and famous George Bernard Shaw play) who fell in love with a statue he carved?
    Pygamalion
  8. The global non-profit organization founded by lawyer Clive Stafford Smith that fights extreme human rights abuse and the death penalty is called: Release; Review; Relieve; or Reprieve?
    Reprieve
  9. Krill is/are: Fish; Crustaceans; Seaweed; or Eggs?
    Crustaceans
  10. What word means complex administration and systemic governance, from French 'office'?
    Bureaucracy 
  11. Removing the husk/pod/calyx from a fruit is called: Hulling; Skulling; Pulling; or Bulling?
    Hulling
  12. Floccinauccinihilipilification means 'estimating something as (What?)': Very big; Very old; Worthless; or Indescernable gender?
    Worthless 
  13. Bimalleolar and Triplane fractures are types of broken: Ankle; Crockery; Promise; or Heart?
    Ankle
  14. The disease diptheria affects the: Nose and throat; Stomach; Nervous system; or Skin?
    Nose and throat
  15. Drapery, columns, straw, and flowstone are natural mineral features of: Volcanoes; Caves; Mountains; or Glaciers?
    Caves
  16. What is a popular suffix for a scandal or cover-up, originating in 1974 USA?
    Gate 
  17. What famous toxic oily addictive liquid (C10H14N2) turns brown on exposure to air?
    Nicotine
  18. Helmut Kohl and Erich Honecker led which divided nation(s) in the 1980s: Yugoslavia; Germany; Cyprus; or Russia?
    Germany
  19. Where now is the ancient civilisation region of Lydia: Mediterranean Europe; Siberian Russia; Asian Turkey; or Central America?
    Asian Turkey
  20. Snell's Law (after 1600s Dutch astronomer/mathematician Willebrord Snellius) concerns: Light; Gas; Electricity; or Personality?
    Light 
  21. Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to Lakota/other Plains American Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass is commonly called 'Whose What'?
  22. A tonearm is found on a: Sitar; Archer; Record-player; or Yacht?
    Record-player
  23. The Greek goddess of love (meaning 'foam risen') who grew from the castrated genitals of Uranus thrown into the sea, is: Aphrodite; Eros; Venus; or Diana?
    Aphrodite
  24. Match the main ingredient each for: Taramasalata; Dolmades; Houmous - Vine leaves; Chick peas; Cod roe?
    Taramasalata=Cod roe, Dolmades=Vine leaves