General Knowledge Quiz #442

General Knowledge Quiz #442 - Questions and Answers

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General Knowledge Quiz #442 - Questions

1. Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, was the protagonist of which 1980s movie trilogy?

2. China - the fourth largest country in the world - spans how many separate time zones?

3. Which world-famous individual is historically protected by a group known as the Swiss Guard?

4. In 2015, Wayne Rooney surpassed which player's record of 49 international goals for England?

5. Which singer has released hit albums named 19, 21, and 25, after the age at which she began writing the music for each?

6. The River Spree runs through which major European capital city?

7. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings are major North American franchises that compete at which sport?

8. Which of Henry VIII's 6 wives gave birth to the future Queen Elizabeth I?

9. Which American swimmer won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics, a feat only surpassed by countryman Michael Phelps in 2008?

10. Hakuna Matata ("No Worries") made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language?

11. Which Roman Emperor's common name was derived from the Latin for "little soldier's boots"?

12. The Flying Fox is a species of which airborne mammal?

13. Which American founding father is also credited with inventing the bifocal lense?

14. Which Mexican city lies directly south of the California city of San Diego?

15. Brazzaville and Kinshasa are capital cities which lie on either side of which major river?

16. The Spirit of St. Louis was the aircraft used by which aviation pioneer during the first ever non-stop flight from New York to Paris?

17. The Okapi is the only surviving relative of which large African animal?

18. The Southern Alps are a mountain range which runs along the centre of which Pacific island nation?

19. Who was the third member of the Apollo 11 team, who remained in the command module for the duration of Armstrong and Aldrin's moonwalks?

20. Which American city is home to sports teams such as the Rockets, Astros and Texans?


General Knowledge Quiz #442 - Answers

1. Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, was the protagonist of which 1980s movie trilogy? Back to the Future

2. China - the fourth largest country in the world - spans how many separate time zones? 1

3. Which world-famous individual is historically protected by a group known as the Swiss Guard? The Pope

4. In 2015, Wayne Rooney surpassed which player's record of 49 international goals for England? Sir Bobby Charlton

5. Which singer has released hit albums named 1921, and 25, after the age at which she began writing the music for each? Adele

6. The River Spree runs through which major European capital city? Berlin

7. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings are major North American franchises that compete at which sport? Ice Hockey

8. Which of Henry VIII's 6 wives gave birth to the future Queen Elizabeth I? Anne Boleyn

9. Which American swimmer won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics, a feat only surpassed by countryman Michael Phelps in 2008? Mark Spitz

10. Hakuna Matata ("No Worries") made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language? Swahili

11. Which Roman Emperor's common name was derived from the Latin for "little soldier's boots"? Caligula

12. The Flying Fox is a species of which airborne mammal? Bat

13. Which American founding father is also credited with inventing the bifocal lense? Benjamin Franklin

14. Which Mexican city lies directly south of the California city of San Diego? Tijuana

15. Brazzaville and Kinshasa are capital cities which lie on either side of which major river? Congo

16. The Spirit of St. Louis was the aircraft used by which aviation pioneer during the first ever non-stop flight from New York to Paris? Charles Lindbergh

17. The Okapi is the only surviving relative of which large African animal? Giraffe

18. The Southern Alps are a mountain range which runs along the centre of which Pacific island nation? New Zealand

19. Who was the third member of the Apollo 11 team, who remained in the command module for the duration of Armstrong and Aldrin's moonwalks? Michael Collins

20. Which American city is home to sports teams such as the Rockets, Astros and Texans? Houston



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