General Knowledge Quiz #452

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  1. 3. Which Middle-Eastern country is controversially set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
  2. 4. Which British star of shows such as Broadchurch and Peep Show won the Academy Award for Best Actress in February 2019 for her role as Queen Anne in The Favourite?
  3. 5. Which British band was formed by former members of Joy Division following the tragic suicide of their lead singer, Ian Curtis in 1980?
  4. 6. An etymologist is someone who studies words. What is an entomologist a specialist in?
  5. 7. Which small Central American state was known officially as British Honduras until it was changed to its current name in 1973 - 8 years before it gained independence?
  6. 8. The explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were aided in their survey of the Lousiana Purchase by which Native American woman of the Lemhi Shoshone tribe?
  7. 9. Which small European country's name is derived from the Venetian for "Black Mountain"?
  8. 10. What was the stage name of the legendary rock star born Farrokh Bulsara, on the island of Zanzibar in 1946?
  9. 11. Which Roman emperor moved the capital from Rome to the city previously known as Byzantium?
  10. 12. Which French striker holds the record for most goals scored in a single FIFA World Cup, from when he scored 13 goals in just 6 games at the 1958 tournament?
  11. 13. Alongside Buddhism, which indigenous religion is one of the most practiced faiths in Japan?
  12. 14. Fletcher is a professional surname, derived from individuals who plied their trade making what kind of items?
  13. 15. Liza Minnelli is the daughter of Vincente Minnelli and which famous American actress and singer of the mid-20th century?
  14. 16. Which Labour politician (1912-2005) is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  15. 17. At around 1600m in depth, which Siberian lake is the deepest in the world, containing around 22-23% of the world's surface freshwater?
  16. 18. The Rams, Chargers, Dodgers, Lakers and Clippers are all major sports teams based in which major American city?
  17. 19. The capitals of Brazzaville and Kinshasa lie on opposite banks of which major African river?
  18. 20. From 1947 until its independence in 1971, which Asian country was known as East Pakistan?

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  1. 3. Which Middle-Eastern country is controversially set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
    Qatar
  2. 4. Which British star of shows such as Broadchurch and Peep Show won the Academy Award for Best Actress in February 2019 for her role as Queen Anne in The Favourite?
    Olivia Colman
  3. 5. Which British band was formed by former members of Joy Division following the tragic suicide of their lead singer, Ian Curtis in 1980?
    New Order
  4. 6. An etymologist is someone who studies words. What is an entomologist a specialist in?
    Insects
  5. 7. Which small Central American state was known officially as British Honduras until it was changed to its current name in 1973 - 8 years before it gained independence?
    Belize
  6. 8. The explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were aided in their survey of the Lousiana Purchase by which Native American woman of the Lemhi Shoshone tribe?
    Sacagawea
  7. 9. Which small European country's name is derived from the Venetian for "Black Mountain"?
    Montenegro
  8. 10. What was the stage name of the legendary rock star born Farrokh Bulsara, on the island of Zanzibar in 1946?
    Freddie Mercury
  9. 11. Which Roman emperor moved the capital from Rome to the city previously known as Byzantium?
    Constantine
  10. 12. Which French striker holds the record for most goals scored in a single FIFA World Cup, from when he scored 13 goals in just 6 games at the 1958 tournament?
    Just Fontaine
  11. 13. Alongside Buddhism, which indigenous religion is one of the most practiced faiths in Japan?
    Shinto
  12. 14. Fletcher is a professional surname, derived from individuals who plied their trade making what kind of items?
    Arrows
  13. 15. Liza Minnelli is the daughter of Vincente Minnelli and which famous American actress and singer of the mid-20th century?
    Judy Garland
  14. 16. Which Labour politician (1912-2005) is the only person in history to ever hold the 4 Great Offices of State in the United Kingdom?
  15. 17. At around 1600m in depth, which Siberian lake is the deepest in the world, containing around 22-23% of the world's surface freshwater?
  16. 18. The Rams, Chargers, Dodgers, Lakers and Clippers are all major sports teams based in which major American city?
    Los Angeles
  17. 19. The capitals of Brazzaville and Kinshasa lie on opposite banks of which major African river?
    River Congo 
  18. 20. From 1947 until its independence in 1971, which Asian country was known as East Pakistan?
    Bangladesh