General Knowledge Quiz #281

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  1. Royal jelly' comes from: Eels; Beef; Bees; Cheese?
  2. What South American country between Venezuela and Suriname has the capital Georgetown: Uruguay; Chile; Guyana; or Peru?
  3. Durian is considered King of: Fountain pens; Sports cars; Kitchen knives; or Fruits?
  4. What navigational instrument and balancing toy has a spinning wheel in a tilting carrier?
  5. Jaggery is a form of non-centrifugal: Diamond; Salt; Sugar; or Petrol?
  6. The Tango was originally danced by two: Women; Men; Warriors; or Grandparents?
  7. What has the speed of 767mph: Earth's surface rotation; Light; Sound; or Rain?
  8. Gun-metal is traditionally mostly: Zinc; Tin; Copper; or Platinum?
  9. What organization has the website jw.org?
  10. US athletes/performers controversially 'took the.. (What?)' in 2017 human rights protests?
  11. The historically common tuberculoisis called scrofula affected mainly a person's: Face; Trunk; Legs; or Neck?
  12. What is the national river of Russia and the longest in Europe?
  13. Traditionally how many seconds is a US rodeo bull ride: 8; 15; 30; or 60?
  14. French doctor Nostradamus is famous for his 1555-8 rhyming work ‘Centuries’ of: Proverbs; Prayers; Predictions; or Recipes?
  15. Malin Head is the northern tip of: Japan; Ireland; Rhode Island; or Treasure Island?
  16. The late medieval Hanseatic League which dominated trade and war comprised c.150 towns of Northern: Spain; Germany; Denmark; or Malta?
  17. What name is shared by Bermuda’s capital and university cities of Canada and New Zealand: Bridgetown; Jackson; Hamilton; or Willams?
  18. The hot country night noise-making cicada is a: Bird; Bat; Frog; or Insect?
  19. What significant war leader (1939-45) became First Lord of the Admiralty in 1911?
  20. A chordophone is a musical instrument with: Skin; Electricity; Strings; or Water?
  21. American political activist Noam Chomsky was also a leading academic in: Chemistry; Farming; Linguistics; or Hairdressing?
  22. On a sailing vessel a mizzen is a: Flag; Bell; Mast; or Kitchen?
  23. UK 4th Lent Sunday and US/Canada/Australia 2nd Sunday of May is what day: Mother’s; Father’s; Thanksgiving; or Christmas?
  24. What country was once called Nueva Espana?
  25. What is the tree-trunk called in the Highland Games tossing event?
  26. US athletes/performers controversially 'took the.. (What?)' in 2017 human rights protests?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. Royal jelly' comes from: Eels; Beef; Bees; Cheese?
    Bees
  2. What South American country between Venezuela and Suriname has the capital Georgetown: Uruguay; Chile; Guyana; or Peru?
    Guyana
  3. Durian is considered King of: Fountain pens; Sports cars; Kitchen knives; or Fruits?
    Fruits
  4. What navigational instrument and balancing toy has a spinning wheel in a tilting carrier?
    Gyroscope
  5. Jaggery is a form of non-centrifugal: Diamond; Salt; Sugar; or Petrol?
    Sugar
  6. The Tango was originally danced by two: Women; Men; Warriors; or Grandparents?
    Men (see more dance facts here)
  7. What has the speed of 767mph: Earth's surface rotation; Light; Sound; or Rain?
    Sound
  8. Gun-metal is traditionally mostly: Zinc; Tin; Copper; or Platinum?
    Copper
  9. What organization has the website jw.org?
    Jehovah's Witnesses
  10. US athletes/performers controversially 'took the.. (What?)' in 2017 human rights protests?
    Knee (on one knee during the national anthem)
  11. The historically common tuberculoisis called scrofula affected mainly a person's: Face; Trunk; Legs; or Neck?
    Neck
  12. What is the national river of Russia and the longest in Europe?
    Volga
  13. Traditionally how many seconds is a US rodeo bull ride: 8; 15; 30; or 60?
    8
  14. French doctor Nostradamus is famous for his 1555-8 rhyming work ‘Centuries’ of: Proverbs; Prayers; Predictions; or Recipes?
    Predictions
  15. Malin Head is the northern tip of: Japan; Ireland; Rhode Island; or Treasure Island?
    Ireland
  16. The late medieval Hanseatic League which dominated trade and war comprised c.150 towns of Northern: Spain; Germany; Denmark; or Malta?
    Germany
  17. What name is shared by Bermuda’s capital and university cities of Canada and New Zealand: Bridgetown; Jackson; Hamilton; or Willams?
    Hamilton
  18. The hot country night noise-making cicada is a: Bird; Bat; Frog; or Insect?
    Insect
  19. What significant war leader (1939-45) became First Lord of the Admiralty in 1911?
    Winston Churchill
  20. A chordophone is a musical instrument with: Skin; Electricity; Strings; or Water?
    Strings
  21. American political activist Noam Chomsky was also a leading academic in: Chemistry; Farming; Linguistics; or Hairdressing?
    Linguistics
  22. On a sailing vessel a mizzen is a: Flag; Bell; Mast; or Kitchen?
    Mast
  23. UK 4th Lent Sunday and US/Canada/Australia 2nd Sunday of May is what day: Mother’s; Father’s; Thanksgiving; or Christmas?
    Mother’s
  24. What country was once called Nueva Espana?
    Mexico
  25. What is the tree-trunk called in the Highland Games tossing event?
    Caber
  26. US athletes/performers controversially 'took the.. (What?)' in 2017 human rights protests?
    (on