General Knowledge Quiz #447 - Questions and Answers

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General Knowledge Quiz #447 - Questions

1. Which South American mammal, weighing up to 65kg, is the largest member of the rodent order?

2. In which 1997 film, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as agents J and K, respectively, did an extra-terrestrial policing agency fight to save the Earth from bug-like aliens?

3. Which Chinese waterway, which reaches the ocean near Shanghai, is the longest river in Asia, and the third-longest in the world, at just under 4000 miles long? 

4. Who is the only quarterback to have won 5 Superbowl titles, all achieved during his career with the New England Patriots?

5. Iraq's invasion of which state on the Persian Gulf, in August 1990, sparked a UN-backed intervention which would become known as the Gulf War?

6. The Australian monolith, formerly known as Ayer's Rock, is now referred to by which indigenous title?

7. Which British tennis player became, in 2016, the first to ever win two Olympic singles titles?

8. Which politician was elected leader of the UK Labour Party, following the sudden death of John Smith in 1994?

9. Which pop singer starred as Argentinian first lady Eva Peron in the film version of Evita, released in 1996?

10. Which prison in Paris was stormed on July 14th, 1789, releasing all 7 inmates who remained inside and marked the beginning of the French Revolution?

11. 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?

12. American singer Lionel Richie is a former member of which funk and soul band, who had hits with "Brick House" and "Three Times a Lady"?

13. Which large member of the weasel family, native to North America and Russia, is sometimes referred to as the Glutton, or Carcajou?

14. Along with Labrador, which large island, with the capital St. John, joined Canada from the United Kingdom in 1949?

15. Indira Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister from 1966-1977, 1980-84, was the daughter of which other former leader?

16. The Orient Express originally travelled from Paris to which other terminus in south-eastern Europe?

17. In 2004, football manager José Mourinho won his first UEFA Champions League title when which of his teams defeated AS Monaco in the final?

18. In which lunar "sea" did the Eagle Lander - carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin - touch down during the Apollo 11 mission of 1969?

19. In which African nation does the once semi-mythical city of Timbuktu now reside?

20. Which European city on the Danube is home to the second oldest electric-powered metro system in the world, predated only by the London Underground?

General Knowledge Quiz #447 - Answers

1. Which South American mammal, weighing up to 65kg, is the largest member of the rodent order? Capybara

2. In which 1997 film, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as agents J and K, respectively, did an extra-terrestrial policing agency fight to save the Earth from bug-like aliens? Men in Black

3. Which Chinese waterway, which reaches the ocean near Shanghai, is the longest river in Asia, and the third-longest in the world, at just under 4000 miles long? Yangtze

4. Who is the only quarterback to have won 5 Superbowl titles, all achieved during his career with the New England Patriots? Tom Brady

5. Iraq's invasion of which state on the Persian Gulf, in August 1990, sparked a UN-backed intervention which would become known as the Gulf War? Kuwait

6. The Australian monolith, formerly known as Ayer's Rock, is now referred to by which indigenous title? Uluru

7. Which British tennis player became, in 2016, the first to ever win two Olympic singles titles? Sir Andy Murray

8. Which politician was elected leader of the UK Labour Party, following the sudden death of John Smith in 1994? Tony Blair

9. Which pop singer starred as Argentinian first lady Eva Peron in the film version of Evita, released in 1996? Madonna

10. Which prison in Paris was stormed on July 14th, 1789, releasing all 7 inmates who remained inside and marked the beginning of the French Revolution? Le Bastille

11. 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

12. American singer Lionel Richie is a former member of which funk and soul band, who had hits with "Brick House" and "Three Times a Lady"? The Commodores

13. Which large member of the weasel family, native to North America and Russia, is sometimes referred to as the Glutton, or Carcajou? Wolverine

14. Along with Labrador, which large island, with the capital St. John, joined Canada from the United Kingdom in 1949? Newfoundland

15. Indira Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister from 1966-1977, 1980-84, was the daughter of which other former leader? Jawaharlal Nehru

16. The Orient Express originally travelled from Paris to which other terminus in south-eastern Europe? Istanbul (Constantinople)

17. In 2004, football manager José Mourinho won his first UEFA Champions League title when which of his teams defeated AS Monaco in the final? FC Porto

18. In which lunar "sea" did the Eagle Lander - carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin - touch down during the Apollo 11 mission of 1969? Sea of Tranquility

19. In which African nation does the once semi-mythical city of Timbuktu now reside? Mali

20. Which European city on the Danube is home to the second oldest electric-powered metro system in the world, predated only by the London Underground? Budapest


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