General Knowledge Quiz #318

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  1. On Apple Inc's apple logo the leaf and bite-out are respectively positioned: Left and Left; Left and Right; Right and Left; or Right and Right?
  2. In biochemistry the suffix '-ose' usually denotes what common sort of substance?
  3. A payment or loss representing a tiny fraction of the payee's wealth is metaphorically called 'Small (What?)', actually made in medieval times for children and poor folk: Wine; Beer; Cake; or Trousers?
  4. The US-originating slang 'wallwart' is used in which connection: Horticultural; Achitectural; Electrical; or Legal?
  5. The works of which dramatic writer feature at least 64 bird species including all seven British crows?
  6. A 'night glow' features in which sort of festival?
  7. Which 1947-originated DeBeers slogan is according to Advertising Age magazine the best advertising slogan of the 20th century (perhaps aided by a 1956 Fleming creation)?
  8. In the English language a 'perfect pangram' contains how many letters: 1; 3; 15; or 26?
  9. The word scourge - 'a cause of suffering' - is metaphorically derived from what instrument of punishment?
  10. The term 'Standard', a traditional name of some newspapers, derives in this sense from the meaning of a: Quality measure; Flag; Tree/plant; or Newsstand/booth?
  11. US engineer/industrialist George Pullman (1831-1897) is eponymously associated with travel by: Air; Sea; Rail; or Road?
  12. In card gambling games such as poker, an 'ante' refers to a betting stake which is: Lost; Compulsory; Higher than the previous one; or Borrowed?
  13. Acetylsalicylic Acid is better known by what Bayer trademark?
  14. The main part of what musical instrument, commonly available in chromatic and diatonic forms, is called a 'comb'?
  15. What literally connects Vikramshila Setu, Rajendra Setu, Mahatma Gandhi Setu and Farakka Barrage?
  16. CN and CP are the official marks/logos of which nation's two major railway corporations?
  17. 'Every good boy deserves favour' is a mnemonic in: Chemistry; Geology; Music; or Baking?
  18. Ragú refers originally in Italian to a: Pasta; Tomato; Meat-based sauce; or Cooking pan?
  19. Name the trademarked bass-frequency cinematic effect developed by Cerwin-Vega and Universal Studios initially for the 1974 film Earthquake?
  20. Name the two opposing campaign organizations featured in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. On Apple Inc's apple logo the leaf and bite-out are respectively positioned: Left and Left; Left and Right; Right and Left; or Right and Right?
    Right and Right
  2. In biochemistry the suffix '-ose' usually denotes what common sort of substance?
    Sugar
  3. A payment or loss representing a tiny fraction of the payee's wealth is metaphorically called 'Small (What?)', actually made in medieval times for children and poor folk: Wine; Beer; Cake; or Trousers?
    Beer 
  4. The US-originating slang 'wallwart' is used in which connection: Horticultural; Achitectural; Electrical; or Legal?
    Electrical 
  5. The works of which dramatic writer feature at least 64 bird species including all seven British crows?
    William Shakepeare 
  6. A 'night glow' features in which sort of festival?
    Hot air balloons 
  7. Which 1947-originated DeBeers slogan is according to Advertising Age magazine the best advertising slogan of the 20th century (perhaps aided by a 1956 Fleming creation)?
    A Diamond Is Forever 
  8. In the English language a 'perfect pangram' contains how many letters: 1; 3; 15; or 26?
    26 
  9. The word scourge - 'a cause of suffering' - is metaphorically derived from what instrument of punishment?
    Whip 
  10. The term 'Standard', a traditional name of some newspapers, derives in this sense from the meaning of a: Quality measure; Flag; Tree/plant; or Newsstand/booth?
    Flag
  11. US engineer/industrialist George Pullman (1831-1897) is eponymously associated with travel by: Air; Sea; Rail; or Road?
    Rail 
  12. In card gambling games such as poker, an 'ante' refers to a betting stake which is: Lost; Compulsory; Higher than the previous one; or Borrowed?
    Compulsory 
  13. Acetylsalicylic Acid is better known by what Bayer trademark?
    Aspirin
  14. The main part of what musical instrument, commonly available in chromatic and diatonic forms, is called a 'comb'?
    Harmonica 
  15. What literally connects Vikramshila Setu, Rajendra Setu, Mahatma Gandhi Setu and Farakka Barrage?
    The Ganges 
  16. CN and CP are the official marks/logos of which nation's two major railway corporations?
    Canada 
  17. 'Every good boy deserves favour' is a mnemonic in: Chemistry; Geology; Music; or Baking?
    Music 
  18. Ragú refers originally in Italian to a: Pasta; Tomato; Meat-based sauce; or Cooking pan?
    Meat-based sauce
  19. Name the trademarked bass-frequency cinematic effect developed by Cerwin-Vega and Universal Studios initially for the 1974 film Earthquake?
    Sensurround
  20. Name the two opposing campaign organizations featured in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum?
    Yes Scotland and Better Together