General Knowledge Quiz #436

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  1. The amusingly nicknamed 'Brumbrella' was a vast mechanical rain cover at which city's cricket ground?
  2. Blatant means: Obvious; Disgusting; Insulting; or Ignorant?
  3. What 'anachronistic' word was proposed for removal from titles in official 2012 review of the UK state honours system?
  4. Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 classic horror novel about split personality is called what?
  5. Erected in 1989, what large geometric glass structure serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris?
  6. At its nearest the Moon is roughly how many thousands of miles from Earth: 222; 555; 888; or 1,111?
  7. Up until ceasing posts in March 2012 who had become the most followed active professional footballer (soccer player on Twitter?
  8. Explorer, Street Triple, Rocket and Thunderbird are motorbikes of which manufacturer?
  9. Roots of the dandelion plant can be used to make a drink very like: Milk; Cider; Coffee; or Coca-Cola?
  10. CV is the international vehicle registration code of which island nation?
  11. Chittagong beach in Bangladesh is famous for: Surfing; Weddings; Casinos; or Shipbreaking?
  12. Who was the last English monarch to win the throne on the battlefield?
  13. In classical painting a putto (plural putti is a baby what: Angel; Jesus; Devil; or Elephant?
  14. The acronym IED stands for what in relation to terrorism?
  15. Three what feature on the insignia or badge of the abortive Apollo 13 lunar misson?
  16. The Russian Sukhoi Company is famous for making what?
  17. Spell the word Abscence; Absense; Abcence; Absence; or Abcense?
  18. Actor Tom Conti was found to descend from Napoleon Bonaparte after analysis of: Church records; Y-Chromosome DNA; Mitochondrial DNA; or Family photos?
  19. What is the international dialling code for Egypt: 20; 30; 40; or 50?
  20. Who were the first married couple to serve in a cabinet of the UK government?
  21. What is the highest grossing movie of all time (as of October 2018?
  22. Jaffa oranges (and cakes take their name from a city in which country?
  23. What are the only two doubly-landlocked countries (only bordering other landlocked states in the world?
  24. Who are the current gold medal holders in Rugby Union (not rugby 7s - a title they have held since 1924, when they defeated Romania and France en route?
  25. Which two regions (combined to form one province - both of which share their names with dog breeds - joined Canada from the UK in 1949?
  26.  Monotremes (egg-laying mammals are represented by 4 species of echidna, and one species of which other mammal - native to eastern Australia?
  27.  Easter Island - the Pacific island home of the Rapa Nui people and their moai (giant head statues - is administered by which South American nation?
  28.  Which monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland was overthrown by Dutchman William of Orange (William III and his wife Mary (Mary II during the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688?
  29.  Atticus, Jean Louise (Scout and Jeremy (Jem are the main characters in which 1960 novel written by Harper Lee?
  30.  Which female pop-artist is (as of 18/11/18 the most followed person on Twitter, with 107 million followers?
  31.  Hakuna Matata ("No Worries" made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language?
  32.  By what name was the city of Volgograd in Russia known from 1925-1961 (before that, it was known as Tsaritsyn?
  33.  Which nation is due to host both the next Summer Olympics (2020 and the next Rugby World Cup (2019?
  34.  The Jeddah Tower (in construction in which Middle Eastern nation is predicted to be the first building to pass 1000m in height upon completion in the early 2020s?
  35.  (As of 2018 Who, after Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II, is the longest serving British monarch, with a reign of 59 years and 96 days in the 18th and 19th centuries?
  36.  Which England striker remains the only player (as of 2019 to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final, after scoring three against in a 4-2 victory against West Germany in 1966?
  37.  Who are the only 3 football teams to have won the European Cup (Champions League more than 4 times?
  38.  Which country currently (as of 2019 holds the record for most Winter Olympic gold medals ever won?
  39.  Which Southampton, Newcastle and Blackburn striker is (as of 2019 the top scorer in the history of the Premier League?
  40.  At 2330km from each other, which two antipodean capitals are the most isolated (furthest from another capital in the world?
  41.  In 1812, Spencer Perceval became the first person (and only as of 2019 in which political position to be assassinated?
  42.  In Greek mythology, what name was given to the three-headed dog which guarded the entrance to the underworld (Hades?
  43.  From 2007-2018, which two footballers (soccer won every single FIFA Ballon d'Or award, with 5 each?
  44.  Which legendary film director (1899-1980 is well-known for his cameo roles in 39 of his 52 feature films?
  45. Which Labour politician (1912-2005 is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  46. At around 1600m in depth, which Siberian lake is the deepest in the world, containing around 22-23% of the world's surface freshwater?
  47.  Which Labour politician (1912-2005 is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  48.  Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
  49. Up until ceasing posts in March 2012 who had become the most followed active professional footballer (soccer player) on Twitter?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. The amusingly nicknamed 'Brumbrella' was a vast mechanical rain cover at which city's cricket ground?
    #NAME?
  2. Blatant means: Obvious; Disgusting; Insulting; or Ignorant?
    Obvious 
  3. What 'anachronistic' word was proposed for removal from titles in official 2012 review of the UK state honours system?
    Empire 
  4. Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 classic horror novel about split personality is called what?
    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 
  5. Erected in 1989, what large geometric glass structure serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris?
    Pyramid
  6. At its nearest the Moon is roughly how many thousands of miles from Earth: 222; 555; 888; or 1,111?
    222 
  7. Up until ceasing posts in March 2012 who had become the most followed active professional footballer (soccer player on Twitter?
    Joey Barton
  8. Explorer, Street Triple, Rocket and Thunderbird are motorbikes of which manufacturer?
    Triumph
  9. Roots of the dandelion plant can be used to make a drink very like: Milk; Cider; Coffee; or Coca-Cola?
    Coffee
  10. CV is the international vehicle registration code of which island nation?
    Cape Verde
  11. Chittagong beach in Bangladesh is famous for: Surfing; Weddings; Casinos; or Shipbreaking?
    Shipbreaking
  12. Who was the last English monarch to win the throne on the battlefield?
    Henry VII 
  13. In classical painting a putto (plural putti is a baby what: Angel; Jesus; Devil; or Elephant?
    Angel 
  14. The acronym IED stands for what in relation to terrorism?
    Improvised Explosive Device
  15. Three what feature on the insignia or badge of the abortive Apollo 13 lunar misson?
    Horses
  16. The Russian Sukhoi Company is famous for making what?
    Aircraft 
  17. Spell the word Abscence; Absense; Abcence; Absence; or Abcense?
    Absence
  18. Actor Tom Conti was found to descend from Napoleon Bonaparte after analysis of: Church records; Y-Chromosome DNA; Mitochondrial DNA; or Family photos?
    Y-Chromosome DNA 
  19. What is the international dialling code for Egypt: 20; 30; 40; or 50?
    20
  20. Who were the first married couple to serve in a cabinet of the UK government?
    Ed Ballsand Yvette Cooper
  21. What is the highest grossing movie of all time (as of October 2018?
    Avatar
  22. Jaffa oranges (and cakes take their name from a city in which country?
    Israel
  23. What are the only two doubly-landlocked countries (only bordering other landlocked states in the world?
    Uzbekistan and Liechtenstein
  24. Who are the current gold medal holders in Rugby Union (not rugby 7s - a title they have held since 1924, when they defeated Romania and France en route?
    USA
  25. Which two regions (combined to form one province - both of which share their names with dog breeds - joined Canada from the UK in 1949?
    Newfoundland and Labrador
  26.  Monotremes (egg-laying mammals are represented by 4 species of echidna, and one species of which other mammal - native to eastern Australia?
    Platypus
  27.  Easter Island - the Pacific island home of the Rapa Nui people and their moai (giant head statues - is administered by which South American nation?
    Chile
  28.  Which monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland was overthrown by Dutchman William of Orange (William III and his wife Mary (Mary II during the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688?
    King James II
  29.  Atticus, Jean Louise (Scout and Jeremy (Jem are the main characters in which 1960 novel written by Harper Lee?
    To Kill a Mockingbird
  30.  Which female pop-artist is (as of 18/11/18 the most followed person on Twitter, with 107 million followers?
    Katy Perry
  31.  Hakuna Matata ("No Worries" made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language?
    Swahili
  32.  By what name was the city of Volgograd in Russia known from 1925-1961 (before that, it was known as Tsaritsyn?
    Volgograd
  33.  Which nation is due to host both the next Summer Olympics (2020 and the next Rugby World Cup (2019?
    Japan
  34.  The Jeddah Tower (in construction in which Middle Eastern nation is predicted to be the first building to pass 1000m in height upon completion in the early 2020s?
    Saudi Arabia
  35.  (As of 2018 Who, after Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II, is the longest serving British monarch, with a reign of 59 years and 96 days in the 18th and 19th centuries?
    George III
  36.  Which England striker remains the only player (as of 2019 to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final, after scoring three against in a 4-2 victory against West Germany in 1966?
    Sir Geoff Hurst
  37.  Who are the only 3 football teams to have won the European Cup (Champions League more than 4 times?
    Real Madrid, AC Milan, Liverpool FC
  38.  Which country currently (as of 2019 holds the record for most Winter Olympic gold medals ever won?
    Norway
  39.  Which Southampton, Newcastle and Blackburn striker is (as of 2019 the top scorer in the history of the Premier League?
    Alan Shearer
  40.  At 2330km from each other, which two antipodean capitals are the most isolated (furthest from another capital in the world?
    Canberra and Wellington
  41.  In 1812, Spencer Perceval became the first person (and only as of 2019 in which political position to be assassinated?
    UK Prime Minister
  42.  In Greek mythology, what name was given to the three-headed dog which guarded the entrance to the underworld (Hades?
    Cerberus
  43.  From 2007-2018, which two footballers (soccer won every single FIFA Ballon d'Or award, with 5 each?
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
  44.  Which legendary film director (1899-1980 is well-known for his cameo roles in 39 of his 52 feature films?
    Alfred Hitchcock
  45. Which Labour politician (1912-2005 is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  46. At around 1600m in depth, which Siberian lake is the deepest in the world, containing around 22-23% of the world's surface freshwater?
  47.  Which Labour politician (1912-2005 is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  48.  Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
    Bears
  49. Up until ceasing posts in March 2012 who had become the most followed active professional footballer (soccer player) on Twitter?
    Joey Barton