General Knowledge Quiz #319

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  1. Name Google's search engine for academic publishing?
  2. Built for the 1980 Summer Olympics, which city boasts the The Izmailovo Hotel (at 2014 the world's largest, comprising 7,500 rooms)?
  3. The European supermarket corporation Netto was founded and remains (at 2014) headquartered in: Denmark; Germany; France; or Italy?
  4. Whose logo features two pulling horses and the words 'original riveted'?
  5. Sauerkraut is a type of German: Sausage; Bread; Cabbage; or Yoghurt?
  6. The technical term 'Wearing Course' is used in: Fashion shows; Golf; Road surfacing; or Catering?
  7. Warp and weft (USA, warp and fill) refer to the main elements in making: Beer; Bread; Cloth; or Shoes?
  8. The word dinosaur is from Greek 'deinos saurus' meaning: Eat Plenty; Terrible Lizard; Angry Bird; or Saw Tooth?
  9. What is a 3D crystal structure in physics and a criss-cross pastry pie top?
  10. The energy possessed by something due to its motion is called: Potential; Kinetic; Elastic; or Gravitational?
  11. Which famous archipelago comprises eight major islands including Maui, Oahu, Kauai, and Molokai?
  12. The capacity in megabytes (MB) of a standard Compact Disc is about: 0.7; 7.3; 73.7; or 737?
  13. What traditional American word for an ancient weapon refers to the gravity-based accelerational effect of a celestial object on another, or on a spacecraft?
  14. Trypanosomiasis technically refers to what sort of sickness: Travel; Sleeping; Sea; or Love?
  15. What modern globally recognized symbol was created by British designer Gerald Holtom in 1958, based on the flag semaphore signals for N and D?
  16. Computer programming students commonly begin by writing a program named from its display output - "Hello (What?)": Everyone!; World!; Mum!; or Goodbye! ?
  17. American Callan Pinckney's eponymously named system became a best-selling (1980s-2000s) book/video franchise in what genre: Cooking; DIY; Fitness; or Childcare?
  18. What term, derived from Italian/French theatrical farce, nowadays fashionably refers to mildly erotic entertainment and striptease?
  19. What is a finch-like bird, a festive decoration, and a baby's hooded sleeping garment?
  20. Bok Choy (US) or Pak Choi (UK) is a Chinese: Martial art; Writing style; Poetry; or Cabbage?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. Name Google's search engine for academic publishing?
    Scholar
  2. Built for the 1980 Summer Olympics, which city boasts the The Izmailovo Hotel (at 2014 the world's largest, comprising 7,500 rooms)?
    Moscow
  3. The European supermarket corporation Netto was founded and remains (at 2014) headquartered in: Denmark; Germany; France; or Italy?
    Denmark
  4. Whose logo features two pulling horses and the words 'original riveted'?
    Levi's 
  5. Sauerkraut is a type of German: Sausage; Bread; Cabbage; or Yoghurt?
    Cabbage 
  6. The technical term 'Wearing Course' is used in: Fashion shows; Golf; Road surfacing; or Catering?
    Road surfacing 
  7. Warp and weft (USA, warp and fill) refer to the main elements in making: Beer; Bread; Cloth; or Shoes?
    Cloth 
  8. The word dinosaur is from Greek 'deinos saurus' meaning: Eat Plenty; Terrible Lizard; Angry Bird; or Saw Tooth?
    Terrible lizard
  9. What is a 3D crystal structure in physics and a criss-cross pastry pie top?
    Lattice
  10. The energy possessed by something due to its motion is called: Potential; Kinetic; Elastic; or Gravitational?
    Kinetic 
  11. Which famous archipelago comprises eight major islands including Maui, Oahu, Kauai, and Molokai?
    Hawaiian Islands
  12. The capacity in megabytes (MB) of a standard Compact Disc is about: 0.7; 7.3; 73.7; or 737?
    737MB
  13. What traditional American word for an ancient weapon refers to the gravity-based accelerational effect of a celestial object on another, or on a spacecraft?
    Slingshot
  14. Trypanosomiasis technically refers to what sort of sickness: Travel; Sleeping; Sea; or Love?
    Sleeping sickness
  15. What modern globally recognized symbol was created by British designer Gerald Holtom in 1958, based on the flag semaphore signals for N and D?
    Nuclear Disarmament 
  16. Computer programming students commonly begin by writing a program named from its display output - "Hello (What?)": Everyone!; World!; Mum!; or Goodbye! ?
    World
  17. American Callan Pinckney's eponymously named system became a best-selling (1980s-2000s) book/video franchise in what genre: Cooking; DIY; Fitness; or Childcare?
    Fitness
  18. What term, derived from Italian/French theatrical farce, nowadays fashionably refers to mildly erotic entertainment and striptease?
    Burlesque 
  19. What is a finch-like bird, a festive decoration, and a baby's hooded sleeping garment?
    Bunting
  20. Bok Choy (US) or Pak Choi (UK) is a Chinese: Martial art; Writing style; Poetry; or Cabbage?
    Cabbage