General Knowledge Quiz #287

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  1. 2.     Vanadium is the only (What?) beginning with V: Chemical element; American city; Roman god; or Plant genus?
  2. 3.     Exodontics is the extraction of: Gold; Oil; Gas; or Teeth?
  3. 4.     Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev devised the first popularized (What?) table in 1869: Operating; Periodic; Drop-leaf; or Times?
  4. 5.     Related to Qi, the universal principal underlying Yin and Yang in Chinese philosphy is: Kung-Fu; Tao; Judo; or Fengshui?
  5. 6.     A tape streamer is an early device for: City parades; Floor gymnastics; Computer data back-up; or Fishing?
  6. 7.     The saxophone is what instrument classification: Brass; Woodwind; Keyboard; or Percussion?
  7. 8.     What creature prefixes Wash, Skin, Shank, Dog and Dip?
  8. 9.     Named from a vegetable, what chemical substance causes flamingoes to be pink?
  9. 10.  What is the third inside angle of a triangle whose other two are 60 degrees each?
  10. 11.  Burlap (USA) and Crocus (Jamaica) equate in UK English to: Hessian; Tweed; Tartan; or Vinyl?
  11. 12.  Developed by Pfizer as cardiovascular treatment, Sildenafill launched in 1998 as: Nicorette; Piriton; Viagra; or Tamiflu?
  12. 13.  German scientist Carl August Steinheil introduced (What?) in replacing the return-current telegraph wire in 1836/7: AC; DC; Wi-Fi; or Earth/Ground?
  13. 14.  The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant (Downey, California) opened in: 1953; 1964; 1970; or 1985?
  14. 15.  Loosely interpreted as heaven, the Buddhist concept of spiritual liberation by ending the cycle of rebirthing is: Prajna; Chakra; Nirvana; or Karma?
  15. 16.  The natural mineral Kieserite (magnesium sulphate/sulfate) is better known as (What?) salt, from the UK spring and horse-racing town?
  16. 17.  In relation to aviation/maritime vertical axis travel, yaw is: Lift; Dip; Turn; or Wobble?
  17. 18.  The Protestant religion began in the 1600s as a protest against the leadership of: Buddhism; Catholicism; Paganism; or Communism?
  18. 19.  What archaic English two-letter word means 'you' and 'the'?
  19. 20.  In the 2010s decade, by a vast margin the world's biggest selling newspapers are in: Japan; USA; India; or Russa?
  20. 21.  The famous eponymous quantum physics conundrum is Schrodinger's: Cat; Dog; Mouse; or Shrew?
  21. 22.  Taphonomy is the study within palaeontology of: Plants; Fossilization; Gas; or Water?
  22. 23.  Spell the temperature measurement unit: Farenheit; Fahrenheit; Farhenheit; or Farenheight?
  23. 24.  Deism is belief in a: Political doctrine; Flat Earth; Heaven; or Supreme being?

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  1. 2.     Vanadium is the only (What?) beginning with V: Chemical element; American city; Roman god; or Plant genus?
    Chemical element
  2. 3.     Exodontics is the extraction of: Gold; Oil; Gas; or Teeth?
    Teeth
  3. 4.     Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev devised the first popularized (What?) table in 1869: Operating; Periodic; Drop-leaf; or Times?
    Periodic
  4. 5.     Related to Qi, the universal principal underlying Yin and Yang in Chinese philosphy is: Kung-Fu; Tao; Judo; or Fengshui?
    Tao
  5. 6.     A tape streamer is an early device for: City parades; Floor gymnastics; Computer data back-up; or Fishing?
    Computer data back-up
  6. 7.     The saxophone is what instrument classification: Brass; Woodwind; Keyboard; or Percussion?
    Woodwind
  7. 8.     What creature prefixes Wash, Skin, Shank, Dog and Dip?
    Sheep
  8. 9.     Named from a vegetable, what chemical substance causes flamingoes to be pink?
    Carotene 
  9. 10.  What is the third inside angle of a triangle whose other two are 60 degrees each?
    60
  10. 11.  Burlap (USA) and Crocus (Jamaica) equate in UK English to: Hessian; Tweed; Tartan; or Vinyl?
    Hessian
  11. 12.  Developed by Pfizer as cardiovascular treatment, Sildenafill launched in 1998 as: Nicorette; Piriton; Viagra; or Tamiflu?
    Viagra
  12. 13.  German scientist Carl August Steinheil introduced (What?) in replacing the return-current telegraph wire in 1836/7: AC; DC; Wi-Fi; or Earth/Ground?
    Earth/Ground
  13. 14.  The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant (Downey, California) opened in: 1953; 1964; 1970; or 1985?
    1953
  14. 15.  Loosely interpreted as heaven, the Buddhist concept of spiritual liberation by ending the cycle of rebirthing is: Prajna; Chakra; Nirvana; or Karma?
    Nirvana
  15. 16.  The natural mineral Kieserite (magnesium sulphate/sulfate) is better known as (What?) salt, from the UK spring and horse-racing town?
    Epsom 
  16. 17.  In relation to aviation/maritime vertical axis travel, yaw is: Lift; Dip; Turn; or Wobble?
    Turn
  17. 18.  The Protestant religion began in the 1600s as a protest against the leadership of: Buddhism; Catholicism; Paganism; or Communism?
    Catholicism
  18. 19.  What archaic English two-letter word means 'you' and 'the'?
    Ye
  19. 20.  In the 2010s decade, by a vast margin the world's biggest selling newspapers are in: Japan; USA; India; or Russa?
    Japan
  20. 21.  The famous eponymous quantum physics conundrum is Schrodinger's: Cat; Dog; Mouse; or Shrew?
    Cat 
  21. 22.  Taphonomy is the study within palaeontology of: Plants; Fossilization; Gas; or Water?
    Fossilization
  22. 23.  Spell the temperature measurement unit: Farenheit; Fahrenheit; Farhenheit; or Farenheight?
    Fahrenheit
  23. 24.  Deism is belief in a: Political doctrine; Flat Earth; Heaven; or Supreme being?
    Supreme being