General Knowledge Quiz #446

Want to have some fun and test yourself? Start our interactive quiz


Questions: 19

Time Limit: 10:00

Score:

0 / 19

Time left:

Want to test yourself?

Questions

  1. 2. During the Apollo 14 mission, astronaut Alan Shephard smuggled two of which sporting item onboard, which he subsequently hit after landing on the moon?
  2. 3. During the late 2000s, shipping vessels off the east coast of Africa were repeatedly robbed and hijacked by "pirates" from which nation?
  3. 4. In 1999, Manchester United sealed an historic treble through a last minute winner against which German side in the final of the UEFA Champions League?
  4. 5. Which Latin phrase is used to mean "something-for-something" or "tit-for-tat?
  5. 6. Which king died in Babylon in 323BCE, at the age of only 32, after conquering the vast majority of the known world?
  6. 7. Which large country also has the largest area of forest in the world, with over 8 million square kilometres?
  7. 8. Which network of German highways famously have no speed limits for most classes of vehicle?
  8. 9. Which male artist narrowly defeated Gareth Gates to win the first series of Pop Idol UK?
  9. 10. Which double Oscar-winning actor voices the cowboy Woody in the animated Toy Story series?
  10. 11. Which pop-band helped Sweden to its first-ever victory at the Eurovision song contest in 1974?
  11. 12. In October 1813, which leader was decisively defeated for the first time at the Battle of Leipzig, in modern-day Germany?
  12. 13. Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, and to date is the only to receive a Nobel Prize in 2 different sciences?
  13. 14. Romansch is the fourth national language of which small European nation in the Alps?
  14. 15. Which mountain - which also gives its name to a country - is the second largest in Africa, after Mt. Kilimanjaro?
  15. 16. Francisco Pizarro was a conquistador associated with the Spanish conquest of which South American empire?
  16. 17. Which famous basketball player temporarily retired in 1993 to pursue a career in baseball, before returning to his team, the Chicago Bulls, in March 1995?
  17. 18. For her role in 2004's The Aviator, Cate Blanchett became the first person to win an Academy Award for portraying another Academy Award winner - which 4 times Best Actress Oscar winner did she play?
  18. 19. The 2002 FIFA World Cup was hosted by Japan and which other country, who reached the semi-final?
  19. 20. Which year of the 20th century saw both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution against the USSR?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. 2. During the Apollo 14 mission, astronaut Alan Shephard smuggled two of which sporting item onboard, which he subsequently hit after landing on the moon?
    Golf Balls
  2. 3. During the late 2000s, shipping vessels off the east coast of Africa were repeatedly robbed and hijacked by "pirates" from which nation?
    Somalia
  3. 4. In 1999, Manchester United sealed an historic treble through a last minute winner against which German side in the final of the UEFA Champions League?
    Bayern Munich
  4. 5. Which Latin phrase is used to mean "something-for-something" or "tit-for-tat?
    Quid Pro Quo
  5. 6. Which king died in Babylon in 323BCE, at the age of only 32, after conquering the vast majority of the known world?
    Alexander The Great
  6. 7. Which large country also has the largest area of forest in the world, with over 8 million square kilometres?
    The Russian Federation
  7. 8. Which network of German highways famously have no speed limits for most classes of vehicle?
    Autobahns
  8. 9. Which male artist narrowly defeated Gareth Gates to win the first series of Pop Idol UK?
    Will Young
  9. 10. Which double Oscar-winning actor voices the cowboy Woody in the animated Toy Story series?
    Tom Hanks
  10. 11. Which pop-band helped Sweden to its first-ever victory at the Eurovision song contest in 1974?
    ABBA
  11. 12. In October 1813, which leader was decisively defeated for the first time at the Battle of Leipzig, in modern-day Germany?
    Napoleon Bonaparte
  12. 13. Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, and to date is the only to receive a Nobel Prize in 2 different sciences?
    Marie Curie
  13. 14. Romansch is the fourth national language of which small European nation in the Alps?
    Switzerland
  14. 15. Which mountain - which also gives its name to a country - is the second largest in Africa, after Mt. Kilimanjaro?
    Mt. Kenya
  15. 16. Francisco Pizarro was a conquistador associated with the Spanish conquest of which South American empire?
    Incan Empire
  16. 17. Which famous basketball player temporarily retired in 1993 to pursue a career in baseball, before returning to his team, the Chicago Bulls, in March 1995?
    Michael Jordan
  17. 18. For her role in 2004's The Aviator, Cate Blanchett became the first person to win an Academy Award for portraying another Academy Award winner - which 4 times Best Actress Oscar winner did she play?
    Katharine Hepburn
  18. 19. The 2002 FIFA World Cup was hosted by Japan and which other country, who reached the semi-final?
    South Korea
  19. 20. Which year of the 20th century saw both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution against the USSR?
    1956