General Knowledge Quiz #448

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  1. 2. At 5642m and over 800m taller than Mont Blanc, which Russian peak is the highest mountain in Europe?
  2. 3. Maximus Decimus Meridius was the title character in which Oscar-winning Ridley Scott movie from the year 2000?
  3. 4. Who are the only 3 football teams to have won the European Cup (Champions League) more than 4 times?
  4. 5. Sir Tim Rice and which English singer wrote the lyrics to the songs of Disney's 1994 film The Lion King?
  5. 6. The Great Sandy Desert is a sandy wilderness in which antipodean nation?
  6. 7. At the age of 17, who is to this day the youngest person to ever win the FIFA World Cup?
  7. 8. If humans, chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orang-utans are "great apes", which family of primate falls into the category of "lesser ape"?
  8. 9. Which American actor has played roles such as Rick Deckard, Henry Jones Jr. and Jack Ryan on the big screen?
  9. 10. Francois Mitterand and Queen Elizabeth II officially opened which major infrastructure project on 6th May 1994?
  10. 11. From 1808 until 1822, Rio de Janeiro was the temporary capital of which country?
  11. 12. In 2001, which man became the only unseeded tennis player to win the Men's Singles at Wimbledon?
  12. 13. Which dam, named after a US President, spans the Black Canyon of the Colorado River near to the border of Arizona and Nevada?
  13. 14. Robert Oppenheimer was a leading figure in the development of which scientific "device"?
  14. 15. Which country currently (as of 2019) holds the record for most Winter Olympic gold medals ever won?
  15. 16. In 1936, which British monarch became the most recent to abdicate the throne?
  16. 17. Cookiecutter, Bonnethead, and Megamouth are species of what type of marine creature?
  17. 18. In which city did Usain Bolt set the world 100m record in August 2009, with a time of 9.58 seconds?
  18. 19. The Monument on Pudding Lane in London stands as a commemoration of which event of 1666?
  19. 20. Sirimavo Bandaranaike - the first elected female head of state in the world - served as Prime Minister of which Asian country?

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  1. 2. At 5642m and over 800m taller than Mont Blanc, which Russian peak is the highest mountain in Europe?
    Mt. Elbrus
  2. 3. Maximus Decimus Meridius was the title character in which Oscar-winning Ridley Scott movie from the year 2000?
    Gladiator
  3. 4. 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
  4. 5. Sir Tim Rice and which English singer wrote the lyrics to the songs of Disney's 1994 film The Lion King?
    Sir Elton John
  5. 6. The Great Sandy Desert is a sandy wilderness in which antipodean nation?
    Australia
  6. 7. At the age of 17, who is to this day the youngest person to ever win the FIFA World Cup?
    Pele
  7. 8. If humans, chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orang-utans are "great apes", which family of primate falls into the category of "lesser ape"?
    Gibbons/Siamangs
  8. 9. Which American actor has played roles such as Rick Deckard, Henry Jones Jr. and Jack Ryan on the big screen?
    Harrison Ford
  9. 10. Francois Mitterand and Queen Elizabeth II officially opened which major infrastructure project on 6th May 1994?
    The Channel Tunnel
  10. 11. From 1808 until 1822, Rio de Janeiro was the temporary capital of which country?
    Portugal
  11. 12. In 2001, which man became the only unseeded tennis player to win the Men's Singles at Wimbledon?
    Goran Ivanišević
  12. 13. Which dam, named after a US President, spans the Black Canyon of the Colorado River near to the border of Arizona and Nevada?
    Hoover Dam
  13. 14. Robert Oppenheimer was a leading figure in the development of which scientific "device"?
    Atomic Bomb
  14. 15. Which country currently (as of 2019) holds the record for most Winter Olympic gold medals ever won?
    Norway
  15. 16. In 1936, which British monarch became the most recent to abdicate the throne?
    Edward VIII
  16. 17. Cookiecutter, Bonnethead, and Megamouth are species of what type of marine creature?
    Shark
  17. 18. In which city did Usain Bolt set the world 100m record in August 2009, with a time of 9.58 seconds?
    Berlin
  18. 19. The Monument on Pudding Lane in London stands as a commemoration of which event of 1666?
    Great Fire of London
  19. 20. Sirimavo Bandaranaike - the first elected female head of state in the world - served as Prime Minister of which Asian country?
    Sri Lanka