General Knowledge Quiz #291

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  1. 2.     According to Yahoo the top internet search of 2017 was “How to make (What?)”: Houmous; Love; Friends; or Slime?
  2. 3.     In 1992 'Merry Christmas' was the first: Computer game; Text message; Spice Girls' No 1; or Grand National winning mare?
  3. 4.     What is the third inside angle of a somewhat flat isosceles triangle if the other two are one degree each?
  4. 5.     What major crop fruit, informally called a cherry, contains one or two seeds with outer 'parchment coat' and inner 'silver skin': Cocoa; Coffee; Coconut; or Avocado?
  5. 6.     What Latin abbreviation is used in quoted extracts to show that an apparent error was in the original text?
  6. 7.     What global affirmative derives from US president Martin Van Buren's (1782-1862) birthplace and nickname?
  7. 8.     The historic port of Macau in China has the highest revenue of any city globally for: Oil refining; Shipbuilding; Gambling; or Fishing?
  8. 9.     Ethylene glycol is better known as a basic: Toothpaste; Vinegar; Antifreeze; or Cough sweet?
  9. 10.  Euclidian, Differential, Topology and Algebraic are main types of: Geography; Geology; Geometry; or Archaeology?
  10. 11.  Pak choi (US bok choi) is a Chinese: Board game; Lunchbox; Cycle lane; or Cabbage?
  11. 12.  Lusitania and Dalmatia were provinces of which empire: Roman; Greek; Ottoman; or British?
  12. 13.  Industry-standard Tegic's T9 and Motorola's iTap, launched c.2000, enabled: Phone apps; Predictive text; Wi-Fi; or Bluetooth?
  13. 14.  Spell the word meaning a big unnecessary discussion, fuss or process: Perlarva; Palaver; Pollavar; or Pilauva?
  14. 15.  Manana ('man-yaa-na') is Spanish for: Probably; Maybe; Tomorrow; or Wait and see?
  15. 16.  In 2017 Paris Hilton claimed that she and Britney Spears invented: Texting; Blogging; Selfies; or Roller-blades?
  16. 17.  In 1948 the UK nationalized what system: Telephone; Television; Motorway; or Canal?
  17. 18.  What crocodile logo French company says it was the first to show a brandname on clothing as a design feature?
  18. 19.  The USA space agency NASA  is an abbreviation for what?
  19. 20.  In chess 'en passant' capture is only performed by a: Pawn; Knight; King; or Queen?
  20. 21.  Cerberus in Greek mythology is a multi-(What?) (What?) guarding (What?): Eyed; Armed; Headed; Legged; Dog; Lion; Bull; Frog; Heaven; Hades (Hell); Olympus; or Heaven?
  21. 22.  The first dinosaur bone to be identified (1676, the end of a megalosaurus thighbone) was named due to its shape: Armpitum camelum; Moutham fishum; Beakham cockum; or Scrotum humanum?
  22. 23.  The strategy boardgame Go, zither-playing, calligraphy and painting were the essential 'four arts' of a learned person in the ancient culture of: China; India; Native American USA; or Aboriginal Australia?
  23. 24.  Spumante, frizzante, and tranquillo refer to different types of what?
  24. 25.   What geographical feature do these 11 nations exclusively have in common: São Tomé and Príncipe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil?

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  1. 2.     According to Yahoo the top internet search of 2017 was “How to make (What?)”: Houmous; Love; Friends; or Slime?
    Slime
  2. 3.     In 1992 'Merry Christmas' was the first: Computer game; Text message; Spice Girls' No 1; or Grand National winning mare?
    Text message
  3. 4.     What is the third inside angle of a somewhat flat isosceles triangle if the other two are one degree each?
    178 
  4. 5.     What major crop fruit, informally called a cherry, contains one or two seeds with outer 'parchment coat' and inner 'silver skin': Cocoa; Coffee; Coconut; or Avocado?
    Coffee
  5. 6.     What Latin abbreviation is used in quoted extracts to show that an apparent error was in the original text?
    Sic 
  6. 7.     What global affirmative derives from US president Martin Van Buren's (1782-1862) birthplace and nickname?
    OK 
  7. 8.     The historic port of Macau in China has the highest revenue of any city globally for: Oil refining; Shipbuilding; Gambling; or Fishing?
    Gambling
  8. 9.     Ethylene glycol is better known as a basic: Toothpaste; Vinegar; Antifreeze; or Cough sweet?
    Antifreeze 
  9. 10.  Euclidian, Differential, Topology and Algebraic are main types of: Geography; Geology; Geometry; or Archaeology?
    Geometry 
  10. 11.  Pak choi (US bok choi) is a Chinese: Board game; Lunchbox; Cycle lane; or Cabbage?
    Cabbage 
  11. 12.  Lusitania and Dalmatia were provinces of which empire: Roman; Greek; Ottoman; or British?
    Roman 
  12. 13.  Industry-standard Tegic's T9 and Motorola's iTap, launched c.2000, enabled: Phone apps; Predictive text; Wi-Fi; or Bluetooth?
    Predictive text 
  13. 14.  Spell the word meaning a big unnecessary discussion, fuss or process: Perlarva; Palaver; Pollavar; or Pilauva?
    Palaver 
  14. 15.  Manana ('man-yaa-na') is Spanish for: Probably; Maybe; Tomorrow; or Wait and see?
    Tomorrow 
  15. 16.  In 2017 Paris Hilton claimed that she and Britney Spears invented: Texting; Blogging; Selfies; or Roller-blades?
    Selfies
  16. 17.  In 1948 the UK nationalized what system: Telephone; Television; Motorway; or Canal?
    Canal
  17. 18.  What crocodile logo French company says it was the first to show a brandname on clothing as a design feature?
    Lacoste
  18. 19.  The USA space agency NASA  is an abbreviation for what?
  19. 20.  In chess 'en passant' capture is only performed by a: Pawn; Knight; King; or Queen?
    Pawn 
  20. 21.  Cerberus in Greek mythology is a multi-(What?) (What?) guarding (What?): Eyed; Armed; Headed; Legged; Dog; Lion; Bull; Frog; Heaven; Hades (Hell); Olympus; or Heaven?
  21. 22.  The first dinosaur bone to be identified (1676, the end of a megalosaurus thighbone) was named due to its shape: Armpitum camelum; Moutham fishum; Beakham cockum; or Scrotum humanum?
    Scrotum humanum
  22. 23.  The strategy boardgame Go, zither-playing, calligraphy and painting were the essential 'four arts' of a learned person in the ancient culture of: China; India; Native American USA; or Aboriginal Australia?
    China
  23. 24.  Spumante, frizzante, and tranquillo refer to different types of what?
    Wine 
  24. 25.   What geographical feature do these 11 nations exclusively have in common: São Tomé and Príncipe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil?
    The Equator