General Knowledge Quiz #442

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  1. 2. China - the fourth largest country in the world - spans how many separate time zones?
  2. 3. Which world-famous individual is historically protected by a group known as the Swiss Guard?
  3. 4. In 2015, Wayne Rooney surpassed which player's record of 49 international goals for England?
  4. 5. Which singer has released hit albums named 19, 21, and 25, after the age at which she began writing the music for each?
  5. 6. The River Spree runs through which major European capital city?
  6. 7. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings are major North American franchises that compete at which sport?
  7. 8. Which of Henry VIII's 6 wives gave birth to the future Queen Elizabeth I?
  8. 9. Which American swimmer won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics, a feat only surpassed by countryman Michael Phelps in 2008?
  9. 10. Hakuna Matata ("No Worries") made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language?
  10. 11. Which Roman Emperor's common name was derived from the Latin for "little soldier's boots"?
  11. 12. The Flying Fox is a species of which airborne mammal?
  12. 13. Which American founding father is also credited with inventing the bifocal lense?
  13. 14. Which Mexican city lies directly south of the California city of San Diego?
  14. 15. Brazzaville and Kinshasa are capital cities which lie on either side of which major river?
  15. 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?
  16. 17. The Okapi is the only surviving relative of which large African animal?
  17. 18. The Southern Alps are a mountain range which runs along the centre of which Pacific island nation?
  18. 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?
  19. 20. Which American city is home to sports teams such as the Rockets, Astros and Texans?

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  1. 2. China - the fourth largest country in the world - spans how many separate time zones?
    1
  2. 3. Which world-famous individual is historically protected by a group known as the Swiss Guard?
    The Pope
  3. 4. In 2015, Wayne Rooney surpassed which player's record of 49 international goals for England?
    Sir Bobby Charlton
  4. 5. Which singer has released hit albums named 19, 21, and 25, after the age at which she began writing the music for each?
    Adele
  5. 6. The River Spree runs through which major European capital city?
    Berlin
  6. 7. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings are major North American franchises that compete at which sport?
    Ice Hockey
  7. 8. Which of Henry VIII's 6 wives gave birth to the future Queen Elizabeth I?
    Anne Boleyn
  8. 9. Which American swimmer won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics, a feat only surpassed by countryman Michael Phelps in 2008?
    Mark Spitz
  9. 10. Hakuna Matata ("No Worries") made famous by The Lion King is derived from which East African language?
    Swahili
  10. 11. Which Roman Emperor's common name was derived from the Latin for "little soldier's boots"?
    Caligula
  11. 12. The Flying Fox is a species of which airborne mammal?
    Bat
  12. 13. Which American founding father is also credited with inventing the bifocal lense?
    Benjamin Franklin
  13. 14. Which Mexican city lies directly south of the California city of San Diego?
    Tijuana
  14. 15. Brazzaville and Kinshasa are capital cities which lie on either side of which major river?
    Congo
  15. 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
  16. 17. The Okapi is the only surviving relative of which large African animal?
    Giraffe
  17. 18. The Southern Alps are a mountain range which runs along the centre of which Pacific island nation?
    New Zealand
  18. 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
  19. 20. Which American city is home to sports teams such as the Rockets, Astros and Texans?
    Houston