General Knowledge Quiz #307

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  1. In the 1800s a spatterdash was a popular: Cocktail; Shoe attachment; Architectural rendering; or Cross country run?
  2. The 2010s global TV phenomenon 'Game of Thrones' is based on George Martin's novel series called 'A Song of (What?)': Praise; Sixpence; Ice and Fire; or Sex and Violence?
  3. Tiffi, Easter Bunny, Bubblegum Troll, Mr Toffee, and The Dragon who bathes at the Lemonade Lake are characters in what?
  4. What's a half plus a third?
  5. Which country was named in 1645 by Dutch cartographers after Holland's westernmost multi-island 'sea-land' province?
  6. What brand, ironically launched first for women in 1937, associated with a sailing ship logo, adopted the modern slogan: "If your grandfather hadn't worn it, you wouldn't exist."?
  7. What short word prefixes these words to create five different words: Deal; On; Rises; Rate; and Slander?
  8. Aonori, Hijiki, Kombu, Nori, and Wakame are: Judo moves; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters; Edible Japanese seaweeds; or Samsung phone functions?
  9. What famous newspaper displays the motto "All the News That's Fit to Print", and is known as The Gray Lady because of its traditional dominance of copy (words) compared to graphics?
  10. The automotive corporation FCA, formed Jan 2014, owning marques such as Jeep, Alfa Romeo, and Ferrari, Lancia, and Maserati, stands for what (two major automobiles corporations)?
  11. Dhal is an Indian food made from: Pulses; Minced meat; Chickpea flour; or Cheese?
  12. What's the more common Roman name of the god Mulciber - 'the smelter' - and the origin of a related geological term?
  13. The meat substitute product Quorn is made from: Cereal; Fungus; Soya bean; or Seaweed?
  14. The Italian underworld Omertà concept is (What?) in relation to state authority/police: Cooperation; Non-cooperation; Bribery; or a Christmas truce?
  15. What common item, which most adults would have in their pocket or bag, has a bow, blade, and bittings?
  16. "Pater noster, qui es in caelis: sanctificetur Nomen Tuum," begins the Latin liturgical version of what?
  17. The popular names in the UK and USA for turpentine substitute are respectively '(What?
  18. In chemistry a hypothetical substance whose molecules occupy negligible space and have no interactions is called a: Satisfactory Solid; Ideal Gas; Perfect Plasma; or Lovely Liquid?
  19. Paprika, the spice, is produced from dried: Chili peppers; Poppy buds; Onions; or Beetle glands?
  20. Name the five different nations/territories that are within, or partly within, the Iberian peninsular?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. In the 1800s a spatterdash was a popular: Cocktail; Shoe attachment; Architectural rendering; or Cross country run?
    Shoe attachment 
  2. The 2010s global TV phenomenon 'Game of Thrones' is based on George Martin's novel series called 'A Song of (What?)': Praise; Sixpence; Ice and Fire; or Sex and Violence?
    Ice and Fire
  3. Tiffi, Easter Bunny, Bubblegum Troll, Mr Toffee, and The Dragon who bathes at the Lemonade Lake are characters in what?
    Candy Crush 
  4. What's a half plus a third?
    Five-sixths 
  5. Which country was named in 1645 by Dutch cartographers after Holland's westernmost multi-island 'sea-land' province?
    New Zealand 
  6. What brand, ironically launched first for women in 1937, associated with a sailing ship logo, adopted the modern slogan: "If your grandfather hadn't worn it, you wouldn't exist."?
    Old Spice
  7. What short word prefixes these words to create five different words: Deal; On; Rises; Rate; and Slander?
  8. Aonori, Hijiki, Kombu, Nori, and Wakame are: Judo moves; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters; Edible Japanese seaweeds; or Samsung phone functions?
    Edible Japanese seaweeds
  9. What famous newspaper displays the motto "All the News That's Fit to Print", and is known as The Gray Lady because of its traditional dominance of copy (words) compared to graphics?
    The New York Times
  10. The automotive corporation FCA, formed Jan 2014, owning marques such as Jeep, Alfa Romeo, and Ferrari, Lancia, and Maserati, stands for what (two major automobiles corporations)?
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  11. Dhal is an Indian food made from: Pulses; Minced meat; Chickpea flour; or Cheese?
    Pulses 
  12. What's the more common Roman name of the god Mulciber - 'the smelter' - and the origin of a related geological term?
    Vulcan 
  13. The meat substitute product Quorn is made from: Cereal; Fungus; Soya bean; or Seaweed?
    Fungus 
  14. The Italian underworld Omertà concept is (What?) in relation to state authority/police: Cooperation; Non-cooperation; Bribery; or a Christmas truce?
    Non-cooperation
  15. What common item, which most adults would have in their pocket or bag, has a bow, blade, and bittings?
    A key 
  16. "Pater noster, qui es in caelis: sanctificetur Nomen Tuum," begins the Latin liturgical version of what?
    The Lord's Prayer 
  17. The popular names in the UK and USA for turpentine substitute are respectively '(What?
    and What? Spirit': White and Yellow; Yellow and Mineral; White and Mineral; or High and Fighting? White Spirit
  18. In chemistry a hypothetical substance whose molecules occupy negligible space and have no interactions is called a: Satisfactory Solid; Ideal Gas; Perfect Plasma; or Lovely Liquid?
    Ideal Gas
  19. Paprika, the spice, is produced from dried: Chili peppers; Poppy buds; Onions; or Beetle glands?
    Chili peppers
  20. Name the five different nations/territories that are within, or partly within, the Iberian peninsular?
    Spain, Portugal, Andorra, France, Gibraltar