General Knowledge Quiz #358

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  1. The open fourth string (4th highest) note of a conventionally tuned guitar is: A; B; C or D?
  2. What vast Japanese corporation, with a red initial logo, was founded in Hamamatsu in 1909?
  3. The informal term for a gangster, especially belonging to the Mafia is: Oldbuddy; Bestmate; Goodfella; or Cheeky-chappie?
  4. A cube which measures 10 inches wide contains how many cubic inches?
  5. What insulting term for disreputable/undesirable/worthless people is from Old French meaning 'one and all, every scrap'?
  6. The occupational surname Fuller, referred to a worker (who used 'Fuller's Earth') of: Wool; Ale; Wood; or Gold?
  7. Relevé refers in ballet to standing while raising: Chin; Heels; Arms; or Hat?
  8. Hardpad disease, affecting dogs and other species, is more commonly known by what other name?
  9. What is a female outer garment, a cut of meat; and a part of a hovercraft and saddle?
  10. What whole two-digit number is the square root of 1,369?
  11. The informal term referring to someone or a business seeking easy profit for poor quality provision is a 'Fly-by-(What?)': Wire; Treetops; Numbers; or Night?
  12. The highly influential Giardino all'italiana (Italian garden) style of garden features: Symmetry and order; Chaos and wilderness; Fruit and Vegetables; or Hanging baskets?
  13. Catarrhine and Platyrrhine differentiate respectively 'Old World' (Africa/Asia) and 'New World' (Central/S Americas): Monkeys/Apes; Horses; Bees; or Cheese?
  14. What weapon is named from the French word meaning scratch or graze?
  15. What first name name features prominently among Russian rulers from 1332-1547, ending with '(Who?) the Terrible'?
  16. The high plateau region of SW Brazil, 'Mato Grosso', a watershed between the Amazon and Plate River, means literally: Dense Forest; Big Mountain; Fast Water; or Heavy Rain?
  17. The word 'quixotic', after Cervantes' 1605-15 novel Don Quixote, referring to planning/ideas, means: Brave; Mysterious; Unrealistic; or On horseback?
  18. A car moving at 30 miles per hour will travel how far in 10 minutes?
  19. A 'NiCad' electrical battery or cell is a portmanteau term referring to which two elemental components?
  20. 'God be with you' is the full original form of which common word?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. The open fourth string (4th highest) note of a conventionally tuned guitar is: A; B; C or D?
    D
  2. What vast Japanese corporation, with a red initial logo, was founded in Hamamatsu in 1909?
    Suzuki
  3. The informal term for a gangster, especially belonging to the Mafia is: Oldbuddy; Bestmate; Goodfella; or Cheeky-chappie?
    Goodfella
  4. A cube which measures 10 inches wide contains how many cubic inches?
    1,000 
  5. What insulting term for disreputable/undesirable/worthless people is from Old French meaning 'one and all, every scrap'?
    Riff-raff 
  6. The occupational surname Fuller, referred to a worker (who used 'Fuller's Earth') of: Wool; Ale; Wood; or Gold?
    Wool 
  7. Relevé refers in ballet to standing while raising: Chin; Heels; Arms; or Hat?
    Heels
  8. Hardpad disease, affecting dogs and other species, is more commonly known by what other name?
    Distemper
  9. What is a female outer garment, a cut of meat; and a part of a hovercraft and saddle?
    Skirt
  10. What whole two-digit number is the square root of 1,369?
    37
  11. The informal term referring to someone or a business seeking easy profit for poor quality provision is a 'Fly-by-(What?)': Wire; Treetops; Numbers; or Night?
    Night 
  12. The highly influential Giardino all'italiana (Italian garden) style of garden features: Symmetry and order; Chaos and wilderness; Fruit and Vegetables; or Hanging baskets?
    Symmetry and order
  13. Catarrhine and Platyrrhine differentiate respectively 'Old World' (Africa/Asia) and 'New World' (Central/S Americas): Monkeys/Apes; Horses; Bees; or Cheese?
    Monkeys/Apes 
  14. What weapon is named from the French word meaning scratch or graze?
    Rifle
  15. What first name name features prominently among Russian rulers from 1332-1547, ending with '(Who?) the Terrible'?
    Ivan
  16. The high plateau region of SW Brazil, 'Mato Grosso', a watershed between the Amazon and Plate River, means literally: Dense Forest; Big Mountain; Fast Water; or Heavy Rain?
    Dense Forest
  17. The word 'quixotic', after Cervantes' 1605-15 novel Don Quixote, referring to planning/ideas, means: Brave; Mysterious; Unrealistic; or On horseback?
    Unrealistic
  18. A car moving at 30 miles per hour will travel how far in 10 minutes?
    5 miles
  19. A 'NiCad' electrical battery or cell is a portmanteau term referring to which two elemental components?
    Nickel and Cadmium
  20. 'God be with you' is the full original form of which common word?
    Goodbye