General Knowledge Quiz #349

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  1. In the conventional game of darts, 'madhouse' is the name given to a 'Double-(What?)' finish?
  2. What mathematical term for a part derives from ecclesiastical Latin for 'breaking bread'?
  3. What does the television acronym HDMI stand for?
  4. What's the cube root of 125,000?
  5. The cemetery of which chaotic 16th century London hospital became a major archeological project in 2015?
  6. Michelin star chef Kevin Lowe moved from Heston Blumenthal's organization in 2015 to: The Ivy; McDonald's; Buckingham Palace; or Lidl?
  7. A 'Copyright Library' or 'National Library' is typically (US, Can., UK, Australia and much of Europe) enabled by long-standing statute to have a free: Cafe; Entry; or Copy of every book published in its country?
  8. Which dog breed was popularized in the Oscar winning 2012 silent film The Artist?
  9. What 'rare' noble gas element used in lighting was discovered in 1898 and named after Greek 'new'?
  10. What are Fire, Crew, Timbers, Dynamo, Galaxy and Earthquakes?
  11. The byssal threads of a water-dwelling mussel which attach to a surface are commonly called its: Hair; Beard; Moustache; or Sideburns?
  12. The typical unit measure of 3.6MJ (mega joules) by which electric power is typically sold is more commonly called one: Volt; Amp; Coulomb; or Kilowatt/hour?
  13. (As at early 2000s) which non-Olympic women's athletic event has a world record points total of just over 5,000 points?
  14. Among suggestions of people's most loved words, 'defenestration' means throwing a: Spear; Fit; Party; or Person/Object out of a Window?
  15. According to the noted sociobiologist/zoologist Desmond Morris, the OXO brand chiefly succeeds because it represents: Oxen (beef cattle); Plates and cutlery; Ancient Hieroglyphics for 'Family Meal'; or The Human Face?
  16. Which two of these are not among the five biggest cities of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Palma, Benidorm?
  17. Mate (or maté, yerba mate, or chimarrão) is a popular South American-originating: Drink; Dance; Jerky (dried chewing meat); or Horse-riding contest?
  18. Amazon's next-day delivery service censured for breaching UK advertising standards is: Optimum; Premium; Prime; or Inertia?
  19. What medieval war cry, popularised by Shakespeare with the phrase 'dogs of war', means destruction?
  20. An enemy group within and threatening a larger entity is called a '(What?) Column': Second; Third; Fourth; or Fifth?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. In the conventional game of darts, 'madhouse' is the name given to a 'Double-(What?)' finish?
    One
  2. What mathematical term for a part derives from ecclesiastical Latin for 'breaking bread'?
    Fraction
  3. What does the television acronym HDMI stand for?
    High Definition Multimedia Interface
  4. What's the cube root of 125,000?
    50
  5. The cemetery of which chaotic 16th century London hospital became a major archeological project in 2015?
    Bedlam 
  6. Michelin star chef Kevin Lowe moved from Heston Blumenthal's organization in 2015 to: The Ivy; McDonald's; Buckingham Palace; or Lidl?
    Lidl
  7. A 'Copyright Library' or 'National Library' is typically (US, Can., UK, Australia and much of Europe) enabled by long-standing statute to have a free: Cafe; Entry; or Copy of every book published in its country?
    Copy of every book published in its country
  8. Which dog breed was popularized in the Oscar winning 2012 silent film The Artist?
    Jack Russell
  9. What 'rare' noble gas element used in lighting was discovered in 1898 and named after Greek 'new'?
    Neon
  10. What are Fire, Crew, Timbers, Dynamo, Galaxy and Earthquakes?
    USA Soccer Clubs
  11. The byssal threads of a water-dwelling mussel which attach to a surface are commonly called its: Hair; Beard; Moustache; or Sideburns?
    Beard
  12. The typical unit measure of 3.6MJ (mega joules) by which electric power is typically sold is more commonly called one: Volt; Amp; Coulomb; or Kilowatt/hour?
    Kilowatt/hour 
  13. (As at early 2000s) which non-Olympic women's athletic event has a world record points total of just over 5,000 points?
    Pentathlon 
  14. Among suggestions of people's most loved words, 'defenestration' means throwing a: Spear; Fit; Party; or Person/Object out of a Window?
    Person/Object out of a Window
  15. According to the noted sociobiologist/zoologist Desmond Morris, the OXO brand chiefly succeeds because it represents: Oxen (beef cattle); Plates and cutlery; Ancient Hieroglyphics for 'Family Meal'; or The Human Face?
    The Human Face
  16. Which two of these are not among the five biggest cities of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Palma, Benidorm?
    Palma and Benidorm 
  17. Mate (or maté, yerba mate, or chimarrão) is a popular South American-originating: Drink; Dance; Jerky (dried chewing meat); or Horse-riding contest?
    Drink 
  18. Amazon's next-day delivery service censured for breaching UK advertising standards is: Optimum; Premium; Prime; or Inertia?
    Prime 
  19. What medieval war cry, popularised by Shakespeare with the phrase 'dogs of war', means destruction?
    Havoc 
  20. An enemy group within and threatening a larger entity is called a '(What?) Column': Second; Third; Fourth; or Fifth?
    Fifth