General Knowledge Quiz #283 - Questions and Answers

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General Knowledge Quiz #283 - Questions

1.     What is a fifth divided by a tenth?

2.     UK Oxford's Morris Garages originated what iconic car marque c.1920? 

3.     Soporific refers to inducing: Pain; Sleep; Memory-loss; or Madness? 

4.     What magical word is said based on the powers of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury? 

5.     E621 is what popular abbreviation additive in westernized Chinese food? 

6.     What famous acidity scale refers originally to the power or potential of hydrogen? 

7.     The RKO organization created what King in 1933 whose line continues (at 2017)?

8.     Hormones leptin and ghrelin regulate human: Hair; Bones; Appetite; or Temperature?

9.     The annual regatta hosting the most sailing vessels is: Barcelona; London; Hamburg; or Moscow? 

10.  The Jewish Star/Shield of David is also considered a: Hexagon; Pentagon; Heptagon; or Dodecahedron?

11.  What is the third ingredient allowed at Scotland's annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge-making Championships besides Water and Oatmeal?

12.  A spurtle is a traditional Scottish wooden: Bowl; Spoon; Jug; or Stirrer?

13.  10 inches is how many millimetres: 200; 254; 286; or 300? 

14.  The Dyson corporation announced its £2bn investment/entry in 2020 to what market: Smartphones; Electric cars; Toilets; or Accommodation pods?

15.  In what genre is a Jazz a hybrid of Gala and Braeburn?

16.  'Al forno' (with Bechamel sauce and ragu) is the most common version of what dish outside Italy?

17. 'Namaste' equates to hello and goodbye in: Japanese; Chinese; Hindi; or Arabic?  

18. Obstetrics is typically combined with Neurology; Opthalmology; Gynaecology; or Geology?

19. In July 2017 Anthony Scaramucci ended a 10-day leadership of FIFA; NATO; Manchester United; or White House Communications?

20. What creature is commonly a name for peanuts in their shells?

21. In grammar what has become more acceptable to do to 'the infinitive': Negate; Pluralize; Split; or Bend?

22. The Isle of Man parliament is The House of: Windows; Floors; Doors; or Keys?  

23. VTOL and HOTOL refer to: Trains; Boats; Aircraft; or Bicycles?

24. Commonly in churchards, Latin 'Hic Jacet Sepultus' means what?

25.  Kerning refers to the spacing between characters in: War games; Stage plays; Typography; or Queuing at supermarket tills?


General Knowledge Quiz #283 - Answers 

1.     What is a fifth divided by a tenth? 2

2.     UK Oxford's Morris Garages originated what iconic car marque c.1920? MG

3.     Soporific refers to inducing: Pain; Sleep; Memory-loss; or Madness? Sleep

4.     What magical word is said based on the powers of Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury? Shazam

5.     E621 is what popular abbreviation additive in westernized Chinese food? MSG

6.     What famous acidity scale refers originally to the power or potential of hydrogen? pH  

7.     The RKO organization created what King in 1933 whose line continues (at 2017)? Kong (King Kong, and subsequent movie remakes and versions)

8.     Hormones leptin and ghrelin regulate human: Hair; Bones; Appetite; or Temperature? Appetite (respectively fullness and hunger) 

9.     The annual regatta hosting the most sailing vessels is: Barcelona; London; Hamburg; or Moscow? Barcelona

10.  The Jewish Star/Shield of David is also considered a: Hexagon; Pentagon; Heptagon; or Dodecahedron? Hexagon

11.  What is the third ingredient allowed at Scotland's annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge-making Championships besides Water and Oatmeal? Salt

12.  A spurtle is a traditional Scottish wooden: Bowl; Spoon; Jug; or Stirrer? Stirrer

13.  10 inches is how many millimetres: 200; 254; 286; or 300? 254

14.  The Dyson corporation announced its £2bn investment/entry in 2020 to what market: Smartphones; Electric cars; Toilets; or Accommodation pods? Electric cars 

15.  In what genre is a Jazz a hybrid of Gala and Braeburn? Apples

16.  'Al forno' (with Bechamel sauce and ragu) is the most common version of what dish outside Italy? Lasagna

17. 'Namaste' equates to hello and goodbye in: Japanese; Chinese; Hindi; or Arabic? Hindi

18. Obstetrics is typically combined with Neurology; Opthalmology; Gynaecology; or Geology? Gynaecology (US Gynecology)

19. In July 2017 Anthony Scaramucci ended a 10-day leadership of FIFA; NATO; Manchester United; or White House Communications? White House Communications

20. What creature is commonly a name for peanuts in their shells? Monkey

21. In grammar what has become more acceptable to do to 'the infinitive': Negate; Pluralize; Split; or Bend? Split (for example “to boldly go” or “to barely be heard” - i.e., inserting word/words between the 'to' and infinitive verb form, historically considered poor grammar)

22. The Isle of Man parliament is The House of: Windows; Floors; Doors; or Keys? Keys

23. VTOL and HOTOL refer to: Trains; Boats; Aircraft; or Bicycles? Aircraft (Vertical/Horizontal Take Off and Landing)

24. Commonly in churchards, Latin 'Hic Jacet Sepultus' means what? Here Lies Buried

25.   Kerning refers to the spacing between characters in: War games; Stage plays; Typography; or Queuing at supermarket tills? Typography (gaps between letters and numbers, etc)

 

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