General Knowledge Quiz #292

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  1. 2.     Concurrently ice-cream is: Solid; Liquid; Gas; or All three?
  2. 3.     What creamy beverage is named from Dutch 'lawyer's drink'?
  3. 4.     What does the WD stand for in the spray oil WD40?
  4. 5.     What natural form of water is popular slang for people said to be spoilt, over-protected and emotionally special or fragile?
  5. 6.     Smartphone users touch their screens typically how many times per day: 400; 800; 1100; or 2700?
  6. 7.     The precious metal purity grade of 3N5 is an abbreviation of what percentage?
  7. 8.     What sport traditionally uses goose feathers of the left wing: Fishing; Hang-gliding; Boxing; or Badminton?
  8. 9.     In Dutch tradition the controversial Spanish Moor character Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) is whose companion?
  9. 10.  Futsal, devised by Uruguan teacher Juan Carlos Ceriani, is the global official indoor form of: Polo; The Marathon; Association Football; or Rowing?
  10. 11.  What anxiety disorder is named from Greek meaning fear of the public/market square?
  11. 12.  1000% is how many times more: 5; 10; 100; or 1000?
  12. 13. In telephony what does SMS stand for?
  13. 14. The gums of the Boswellia and Commiphora plants are more commonly known as which two aromatic resins?
  14. 15. What famous city means 'house of meat/bread' in Arabic/Hebrew?
  15. 16. Name the first modular space station, built in orbit, meaning world and peace in Russian?
  16. 17.  Volcán Cayambe volcano in Ecuador is the only place where (What?) (What?) exists naturally (two answers required): Digestible; Snow; Grass; Seawater; Equatorial; or Llamas?
  17. 18.  What is the traditional mulled wine called in Germany, meaning 'burning wine'?
  18. 19.  Etruria and the Etruscan people were originally in: Italy; Ireland; Russia; or USA?
  19. 20.  Abraham Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory seeks to explain: Warfare; Communism; Human motivation; or Christmas shopping?
  20. 21.  Chinese people increasingly give (What?) called 'pingguo' at (When?) called 'pinganye': Soap; Apples; Rice; Weddings; Christenings; Christmas Eve?
  21. 22.  The enduring Classical Ballet feet positioning defined by Pierre Beauchamps in the late 1600s is the '(How many?) Positions': Two; Three; Four or Five?
  22. 23.  Established first in London in 1828, what was the full term for the modern abbreviation 'zoo'?
  23. 24.  What Anglicized-French word, from Latin for birth, is a synonym for Christmas?
  24. 25.  What metal is unusually insoluble in nitric acid, hence the term 'acid test'?

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  1. 2.     Concurrently ice-cream is: Solid; Liquid; Gas; or All three?
    All three
  2. 3.     What creamy beverage is named from Dutch 'lawyer's drink'?
    Advocaat 
  3. 4.     What does the WD stand for in the spray oil WD40?
    Water Displacement 
  4. 5.     What natural form of water is popular slang for people said to be spoilt, over-protected and emotionally special or fragile?
    Snowflake
  5. 6.     Smartphone users touch their screens typically how many times per day: 400; 800; 1100; or 2700?
    2700
  6. 7.     The precious metal purity grade of 3N5 is an abbreviation of what percentage?
    99.95% 
  7. 8.     What sport traditionally uses goose feathers of the left wing: Fishing; Hang-gliding; Boxing; or Badminton?
    Badminton 
  8. 9.     In Dutch tradition the controversial Spanish Moor character Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) is whose companion?
    Sinterklaas/Santa Claus 
  9. 10.  Futsal, devised by Uruguan teacher Juan Carlos Ceriani, is the global official indoor form of: Polo; The Marathon; Association Football; or Rowing?
    Association Football 
  10. 11.  What anxiety disorder is named from Greek meaning fear of the public/market square?
    Agoraphobia
  11. 12.  1000% is how many times more: 5; 10; 100; or 1000?
    10
  12. 13. In telephony what does SMS stand for?
    Short Message Service
  13. 14. The gums of the Boswellia and Commiphora plants are more commonly known as which two aromatic resins?
    Frankincense and Myrrh 
  14. 15. What famous city means 'house of meat/bread' in Arabic/Hebrew?
    Bethlehem 
  15. 16. Name the first modular space station, built in orbit, meaning world and peace in Russian?
    Mir
  16. 17.  Volcán Cayambe volcano in Ecuador is the only place where (What?) (What?) exists naturally (two answers required): Digestible; Snow; Grass; Seawater; Equatorial; or Llamas?
    Equatorial Snow
  17. 18.  What is the traditional mulled wine called in Germany, meaning 'burning wine'?
    Glühwein
  18. 19.  Etruria and the Etruscan people were originally in: Italy; Ireland; Russia; or USA?
    Italy 
  19. 20.  Abraham Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' theory seeks to explain: Warfare; Communism; Human motivation; or Christmas shopping?
    Human motivation 
  20. 21.  Chinese people increasingly give (What?) called 'pingguo' at (When?) called 'pinganye': Soap; Apples; Rice; Weddings; Christenings; Christmas Eve?
  21. 22.  The enduring Classical Ballet feet positioning defined by Pierre Beauchamps in the late 1600s is the '(How many?) Positions': Two; Three; Four or Five?
    Five 
  22. 23.  Established first in London in 1828, what was the full term for the modern abbreviation 'zoo'?
    Zoological Gardens 
  23. 24.  What Anglicized-French word, from Latin for birth, is a synonym for Christmas?
    Noel 
  24. 25.  What metal is unusually insoluble in nitric acid, hence the term 'acid test'?
    Gold