General Knowledge Quiz #345

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  1. Which famous pottery city is a (1910) merger of its original town and the adjacent Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Fenton and Longton?
  2. Reggae evolved from what three-letter Jamaican music genre?
  3. Stratigraphy is a branch of: Biology; Geology; Chemistry; or Demography?
  4. Vermicular refers to patterns or movements like: Clouds; Worms; Fish; or Wheels?
  5. Febrile refers to what human condition: Fevered; Weak; Senile; or Brittle-boned?
  6. The inclusion of 'C/O' or 'C O' in a postal address means what?
  7. Who painted the world's most expensive painting, the post-impressionist 1892 Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When will you marry), auctioned for c.$300m in 2015: Guagin; Warhol; Turner; or Dali?
  8. Which nation, a member of the EU until 1985, has a flag of a red/white sun on a white/red background?
  9. Vernal refers to which season?
  10. The word 'fabulous' originally referred to something: Gold; Foreign; Skilfully made; or Mythical?
  11. What word makes five new words when prefixing: Print, Nail, Ring, Plate, and Tip?
  12. Hypoglycaema is a deficiency of what in humans?
  13. Led by Ethan Allen, The Green Mountain Boys, c.1764-1776, established which US state, defeating the British provinces New York and New Hampshire: California; Vermont; Texas; or Florida?
  14. Amitabh Bachchan is a famous Indian: Architect; Philosopher; Squash player; or Film star?
  15. Who, more known for detective stories, popularized the term 'The Lost World' in his 1912 book of that name?
  16. The traditional western military salute derives from an older gesture of: Hat removal; Shielding the eyes; Waving hello/goodbye; or Shaking hands?
  17. What metabolic disorder takes its name from Greek 'siphon', referring to excessive urine production?
  18. What is the short metonymic name of the chief usher of the Lord Chamberlain's department of the UK House of Lords?
  19. Pakistan shares India's (What?) border : SW; NW; NE; or SE?
  20. State the recall aim of the mathematical mnemonic "How I wish I could recollect (what?) easily today" ?

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  1. Which famous pottery city is a (1910) merger of its original town and the adjacent Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Fenton and Longton?
    Stoke-on-Trent 
  2. Reggae evolved from what three-letter Jamaican music genre?
    Ska
  3. Stratigraphy is a branch of: Biology; Geology; Chemistry; or Demography?
    Geology 
  4. Vermicular refers to patterns or movements like: Clouds; Worms; Fish; or Wheels?
    Worms
  5. Febrile refers to what human condition: Fevered; Weak; Senile; or Brittle-boned?
    Fevered 
  6. The inclusion of 'C/O' or 'C O' in a postal address means what?
    Care Of 
  7. Who painted the world's most expensive painting, the post-impressionist 1892 Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When will you marry), auctioned for c.$300m in 2015: Guagin; Warhol; Turner; or Dali?
    Gaugin
  8. Which nation, a member of the EU until 1985, has a flag of a red/white sun on a white/red background?
    Greenland 
  9. Vernal refers to which season?
    Spring
  10. The word 'fabulous' originally referred to something: Gold; Foreign; Skilfully made; or Mythical?
    Mythical 
  11. What word makes five new words when prefixing: Print, Nail, Ring, Plate, and Tip?
    Finger
  12. Hypoglycaema is a deficiency of what in humans?
    Blood sugar or Glucose in the bloodstream 
  13. Led by Ethan Allen, The Green Mountain Boys, c.1764-1776, established which US state, defeating the British provinces New York and New Hampshire: California; Vermont; Texas; or Florida?
    Vermont
  14. Amitabh Bachchan is a famous Indian: Architect; Philosopher; Squash player; or Film star?
    Film star
  15. Who, more known for detective stories, popularized the term 'The Lost World' in his 1912 book of that name?
    Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. The traditional western military salute derives from an older gesture of: Hat removal; Shielding the eyes; Waving hello/goodbye; or Shaking hands?
    Hat removal 
  17. What metabolic disorder takes its name from Greek 'siphon', referring to excessive urine production?
    Diabetes
  18. What is the short metonymic name of the chief usher of the Lord Chamberlain's department of the UK House of Lords?
    Black Rod 
  19. Pakistan shares India's (What?) border : SW; NW; NE; or SE?
    NW
  20. State the recall aim of the mathematical mnemonic "How I wish I could recollect (what?) easily today" ?
    Pi