General Knowledge Quiz #325

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  1. What character was named by George Lucas after his 'Radio' and 'Dialogue' film rolls used in making American Graffiti?
  2. Macular refers to which sensory organ?
  3. The medieval occupation and derived surname Scullion referred to a basic worker in a: Dockyard; Kitchen; Courthouse; or Hospital?
  4. The prefix 'meso' usually means: Middle; Outer; Greater; or False?
  5. Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) is a revered: Atheist statesman; Christian humanist; Mathematician; or Vegetarian chef?
  6. 'Forage' refers to crops that are: Organic; Wild; Animal feed; or Pick-your-own?
  7. What controversial accusation is shared by the albums: Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy; Blind Faith's Blind Faith; and Nirvana's Nevermind?
  8. What term refers to a style of fatalistic or menacing cinema, coined first by French critics in describing US thrillers of the 1940s?
  9. The 1997 BS and 2005 EN No1836 safety standard applies to: Water pistols; Potatoes; Sunglasses; or Garden gnomes?
  10. Theology is the study of what?
  11. Posset is a late-medieval curdled drink of alchocol and which other liquid?
  12. Gurning is a (sometimes competitive) activity involving distortion of: Facts; Balloons; Spoons; or One's face?
  13. The traditional Queen of Puddings dessert typically comprises a bread/egg/jam base topped with what?
  14. A sepulchre is a (what?), usually made/carved from stone: Cross; Church; Tomb; or Dragon?
  15. Barack Obama's incongruous 2013 expression 'Jedi mind-meld' upset fans of which two major movie franchises?
  16. Hilary Mantel's controversial 2014 fictional story is "The Assassination of (Which controversial leader?)" ?
  17. What was the tallest type of construction in the world for over 3,800 years before Lincoln Cathedral's completion in 1311?
  18. What was the tallest construction in the world at 1900?
  19. Filibeg is a traditional Scottish word for: Kilt; Porridge; Haggis; or England?
  20. In the binary system of numbers the binary number 10 equates to which conventional number?

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  1. What character was named by George Lucas after his 'Radio' and 'Dialogue' film rolls used in making American Graffiti?
    R2D2 
  2. Macular refers to which sensory organ?
    Eye 
  3. The medieval occupation and derived surname Scullion referred to a basic worker in a: Dockyard; Kitchen; Courthouse; or Hospital?
    Kitchen
  4. The prefix 'meso' usually means: Middle; Outer; Greater; or False?
    Middle 
  5. Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) is a revered: Atheist statesman; Christian humanist; Mathematician; or Vegetarian chef?
    Christian humanist 
  6. 'Forage' refers to crops that are: Organic; Wild; Animal feed; or Pick-your-own?
    Animal feed 
  7. What controversial accusation is shared by the albums: Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy; Blind Faith's Blind Faith; and Nirvana's Nevermind?
    Child nudity/pornography
  8. What term refers to a style of fatalistic or menacing cinema, coined first by French critics in describing US thrillers of the 1940s?
    Film Noir 
  9. The 1997 BS and 2005 EN No1836 safety standard applies to: Water pistols; Potatoes; Sunglasses; or Garden gnomes?
    Sunglasses
  10. Theology is the study of what?
    Religion 
  11. Posset is a late-medieval curdled drink of alchocol and which other liquid?
    Milk 
  12. Gurning is a (sometimes competitive) activity involving distortion of: Facts; Balloons; Spoons; or One's face?
    One's face
  13. The traditional Queen of Puddings dessert typically comprises a bread/egg/jam base topped with what?
    Meringue
  14. A sepulchre is a (what?), usually made/carved from stone: Cross; Church; Tomb; or Dragon?
    Tomb 
  15. Barack Obama's incongruous 2013 expression 'Jedi mind-meld' upset fans of which two major movie franchises?
    Star Wars and Star Trek
  16. Hilary Mantel's controversial 2014 fictional story is "The Assassination of (Which controversial leader?)" ?
    Margaret Thatcher
  17. What was the tallest type of construction in the world for over 3,800 years before Lincoln Cathedral's completion in 1311?
    Pyramid 
  18. What was the tallest construction in the world at 1900?
    Eiffel Tower 
  19. Filibeg is a traditional Scottish word for: Kilt; Porridge; Haggis; or England?
    Kilt 
  20. In the binary system of numbers the binary number 10 equates to which conventional number?