General Knowledge Quiz #356

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  1. Thomas Hardy's famous novel is 'Far from the Madding (What?)': World; Streets; Crowd; or Flashmob?
  2. Established in 1915 the military acronym ANZAC stands for what?
  3. New York housewife Jean Nidetch (1923-2015) founded which global organization, sold to Heinz in 1978 for $71m?
  4. Which famous employee-owned UK retailer's slogan is 'Never Knowingly Undersold'?
  5. What were confirmed in 2015 to hinder certain functions of the Apple Watch: Clouds; Tattoos; Cats; or Onions?
  6. What controversial politician sought to sell AC Milan in 2015 to finance his quest for rehabiliation and power?
  7. Which vehicle tyre/tire corporation sold Citroen to Peugeot in 1976?
  8. What's the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates?
  9. Which famous political brother became president of the International Rescue Committee in 2013?
  10. What is note is produced at the 10th fret for both the highest and lowest pitch strings on a conventionally-tuned standard guitar?
  11. The American pika, closely related to rabbits and hares, is commonly called a: Coney; Hamster; Guinea Pig; or Raccoon?
  12. At 2015 what is the penalty for failing to pay the toll at the privately owned Dartford Crossing tunnel/bridge over SE England River Thames: £10; £15; £22; or £105?
  13. What's Peppa Pig's teddy bear called?
  14. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao famously oppose/opposed each other in: The US Senate; Boxing; American Idol; or Cookery Books, sauces and kitchenware?
  15. A 2015 Swedish study of men living to 100 years suggested which three of these as major tips for long life: Not Smoking; A Daily Glass of Wine; Low Cholesterol; Less than Four Coffees a Day; or Plenty of TV soaps and online social media?
  16. The Hyundai car company is (at 2015) founded and based in: China; South Korea; Japan; or Russia?
  17. As at 2015 the Vatican permits which of these for the world's c.1bn Catholic people: Artificial Contraception; Same Sex Marriage; Female ordained Priests/Cardinals; or None of these?
  18. The Leffe beer company was founded and is headquartered in: Belgium; Germany; France; or Russia?
  19. In January 2015 economist Yanis Varoufakis became a leading debt-restructuring negotiator for: Greece; Ukraine; Manchester United FC; or Tesco?
  20. What is the square root of a quarter (or 0.25)?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Thomas Hardy's famous novel is 'Far from the Madding (What?)': World; Streets; Crowd; or Flashmob?
    Crowd
  2. Established in 1915 the military acronym ANZAC stands for what?
    Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
  3. New York housewife Jean Nidetch (1923-2015) founded which global organization, sold to Heinz in 1978 for $71m?
    Weight Watchers
  4. Which famous employee-owned UK retailer's slogan is 'Never Knowingly Undersold'?
    John Lewis 
  5. What were confirmed in 2015 to hinder certain functions of the Apple Watch: Clouds; Tattoos; Cats; or Onions?
    Tattoos 
  6. What controversial politician sought to sell AC Milan in 2015 to finance his quest for rehabiliation and power?
    Silvio Berlusconi
  7. Which vehicle tyre/tire corporation sold Citroen to Peugeot in 1976?
    Michelin
  8. What's the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates?
    Abu Dhabi 
  9. Which famous political brother became president of the International Rescue Committee in 2013?
    David Miliband 
  10. What is note is produced at the 10th fret for both the highest and lowest pitch strings on a conventionally-tuned standard guitar?
    D
  11. The American pika, closely related to rabbits and hares, is commonly called a: Coney; Hamster; Guinea Pig; or Raccoon?
    Coney
  12. At 2015 what is the penalty for failing to pay the toll at the privately owned Dartford Crossing tunnel/bridge over SE England River Thames: £10; £15; £22; or £105?
    £105
  13. What's Peppa Pig's teddy bear called?
    Teddy
  14. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao famously oppose/opposed each other in: The US Senate; Boxing; American Idol; or Cookery Books, sauces and kitchenware?
    Boxing
  15. A 2015 Swedish study of men living to 100 years suggested which three of these as major tips for long life: Not Smoking; A Daily Glass of Wine; Low Cholesterol; Less than Four Coffees a Day; or Plenty of TV soaps and online social media?
    Not Smoking; Low Cholesterol; Less than Four Coffees a Day
  16. The Hyundai car company is (at 2015) founded and based in: China; South Korea; Japan; or Russia?
    South Korea
  17. As at 2015 the Vatican permits which of these for the world's c.1bn Catholic people: Artificial Contraception; Same Sex Marriage; Female ordained Priests/Cardinals; or None of these?
    None of these
  18. The Leffe beer company was founded and is headquartered in: Belgium; Germany; France; or Russia?
    Belgium 
  19. In January 2015 economist Yanis Varoufakis became a leading debt-restructuring negotiator for: Greece; Ukraine; Manchester United FC; or Tesco?
    Greece
  20. What is the square root of a quarter (or 0.25)?
    : A half