General Knowledge Quiz #350

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  1. Which profession (western world) traditionally wears a toque blanche with a hundred folds?
  2. Zener cards (25 x five of each symbols: circle, cross, star, square and three wavy lines) are used in testing: Colour blindness; ESP/clairvoyance; Memory; or Gambling addiction?
  3. What West African Republic, on the river of the same name, is a narrow 200 mile east-west strip within Senegal: Ivory Coast; Gambia; Morocco; or Western Sahara?
  4. What metal, whose symbol is its first and third letters, is loosely called spelter?
  5. The 2013 Disney animation Frozen is based on what Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, in Danish 'Snedronningen'?
  6. A grassland/lawn scarifier machine controls: Moss/thatch; Moles; Birds; or Worms?
  7. The conventional symbol for electrical current is: c; p; i; or o?
  8. US president Theodore Roosevelt's quote (from which a style of state foreign policy is named), is "Speak softly and carry a big...": Gun; Carrot; Stick; or Bible?
  9. The major global fashion retailer H&M stands for: Hearts and Minds; Hertzog and Muller; Hennes and Mauritz; or Hosiers and Milliners?
  10. What seed-eating bird, genus fringilla, native to Europe/Asia/N Africa, is named after cereal crop waste from which it forages?
  11. The popular expression referring to unintelligent effort in resolving a practical challenge is: Raw Power and Rage; Brute Force and Ignorance; Big Muscles and Blasphemy; or Grunt and Grimace?
  12. Noted for his humilty and rejection of personal wealth/benefits Jose Mujica was the former guerrilla fighter and popular president of which South American country 2010-15?
  13. LOX, a common modern rocket fuel, is an abbreviation for what?
  14. American businessman and philanthropist Solomon Guggenheim (1861-1949) established a famous eponymous international network of: Theatres; Museums; Spas; or Coffee shops?
  15. Lafarge, Holcim, and Heidelberg are among the world's leading producers of: Sugar; Drinks; Cement; or Toiletries?
  16. The longest side of a right-angled triangle whose short sides are both 50cms long is: 55cms; 70.71cms; 93.33cms; or 100cms?
  17. An enclave nation is (What?) by another nation: Ruled; Surrounded; Protected; or Given independence?
  18. Jean-Marie and daughter Marine Le Pen are leading figures in French extreme: Cuisine; Sports; Politics; or Performance Art?
  19. Sabatier, Victorinox and Füritechnics are leading makers of Kitchen: Glassware; Knives; Blenders/mixers; or Sinks?
  20. Cryogenics is the study of materials in extreme: Cold; Heat; Pressure; or Altitude?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Which profession (western world) traditionally wears a toque blanche with a hundred folds?
    Chef 
  2. Zener cards (25 x five of each symbols: circle, cross, star, square and three wavy lines) are used in testing: Colour blindness; ESP/clairvoyance; Memory; or Gambling addiction?
    ESP/clairvoyance 
  3. What West African Republic, on the river of the same name, is a narrow 200 mile east-west strip within Senegal: Ivory Coast; Gambia; Morocco; or Western Sahara?
    Gambia
  4. What metal, whose symbol is its first and third letters, is loosely called spelter?
    Zinc
  5. The 2013 Disney animation Frozen is based on what Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, in Danish 'Snedronningen'?
    The Snow Queen
  6. A grassland/lawn scarifier machine controls: Moss/thatch; Moles; Birds; or Worms?
    Moss/thatch 
  7. The conventional symbol for electrical current is: c; p; i; or o?
  8. US president Theodore Roosevelt's quote (from which a style of state foreign policy is named), is "Speak softly and carry a big...": Gun; Carrot; Stick; or Bible?
    Stick 
  9. The major global fashion retailer H&M stands for: Hearts and Minds; Hertzog and Muller; Hennes and Mauritz; or Hosiers and Milliners?
    Hennes and Mauritz 
  10. What seed-eating bird, genus fringilla, native to Europe/Asia/N Africa, is named after cereal crop waste from which it forages?
    Chaffinch 
  11. The popular expression referring to unintelligent effort in resolving a practical challenge is: Raw Power and Rage; Brute Force and Ignorance; Big Muscles and Blasphemy; or Grunt and Grimace?
    Brute Force and Ignorance
  12. Noted for his humilty and rejection of personal wealth/benefits Jose Mujica was the former guerrilla fighter and popular president of which South American country 2010-15?
    Uruguay 
  13. LOX, a common modern rocket fuel, is an abbreviation for what?
    Liquid Oxygen
  14. American businessman and philanthropist Solomon Guggenheim (1861-1949) established a famous eponymous international network of: Theatres; Museums; Spas; or Coffee shops?
    Museums 
  15. Lafarge, Holcim, and Heidelberg are among the world's leading producers of: Sugar; Drinks; Cement; or Toiletries?
    Cement 
  16. The longest side of a right-angled triangle whose short sides are both 50cms long is: 55cms; 70.71cms; 93.33cms; or 100cms?
    70.71cms 
  17. An enclave nation is (What?) by another nation: Ruled; Surrounded; Protected; or Given independence?
    Surrounded 
  18. Jean-Marie and daughter Marine Le Pen are leading figures in French extreme: Cuisine; Sports; Politics; or Performance Art?
    Politics 
  19. Sabatier, Victorinox and Füritechnics are leading makers of Kitchen: Glassware; Knives; Blenders/mixers; or Sinks?
    Knives
  20. Cryogenics is the study of materials in extreme: Cold; Heat; Pressure; or Altitude?
    Cold