General Knowledge Quiz #462 - Questions and Answers


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General Knowledge Quiz #462 - Questions


1. With a land area of just over 2000 square miles, Princess Edward Island is the smallest province of which Commonwealth country?

2. What disease was the eponymous Cujo infected with in Stephen King's 1981 horror novel?

3. Which other New York building was the tallest in the world for around 11 months before the completion of the Empire State Building in 1931?

4. Gene Cernan, in 1972, was the last person (to date) to complete what feat?

5. 'Namaste' is a traditional greeting in which Asian language?

6. Which famous artist had both a 'Rose Period' and a 'Blue Period'?

7. Ursus arctos is the scientific name for which bear species?

8. Followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are more commonly known by what single-word name?

9. In 1934, the surgeon Robert Kenneth Wilson supposedly captured one of the most famous photos of which mythical Scottish creature?

10. By what common name are contusions more well-known as?

11. Which fictional character, created by the late Tom Clancy, has been played on screen by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, Chris Pine, and most recently, John Krasinski?

12. What beverage are Trappist monks in the Low Countries (The Netherlands; Belgium) most famously associated with?

13. The Spree river flows through which major European capital city?

14. Maria Salomea Skłodowska is more commonly associated with which surname, shared with her French husband and fellow scientist Pierre?

15. What is the highest grade of olive oil that can be purchased?

16. The leatherback is the largest species of which major reptile order?

17. Which Irish political party's name literally translates into English as "we ourselves"?

18. Which American tennis player won the men's singles at Wimbledon seven out of eight times between 1993 and 2000, a record total until he was surpassed by Roger Federer in 2017?

19. Which famous British musician had acting roles as historical figures Pontius Pilate in Martin Scorsese's 1988 epic, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Nikola Tesla in Christopher Nolan's 2006 thriller The Prestige?

20. The Lombards, a Germanic people, give their name to a northern region in which European country, that they conquered during the 6th century CE? 


General Knowledge Quiz #462 - Answers


1. With a land area of just over 2000 square miles, Princess Edward Island is the smallest province of which Commonwealth country? Canada

2. What disease was the eponymous Cujo infected with in Stephen King's 1981 horror novel? Rabies

3. Which other New York building was the tallest in the world for around 11 months before the completion of the Empire State Building in 1931? Chrysler Building

4. Gene Cernan, in 1972, was the last person (to date) to complete what feat? Walk on the moon

5. 'Namaste' is a traditional greeting in which Asian language? Hindi

6. Which famous artist had both a 'Rose Period' and a 'Blue Period'? Pablo Picasso

7. Ursus arctos is the scientific name for which bear species? Brown (Grizzly) Bear

8. Followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are more commonly known by what single-word name? Mormons

9. In 1934, the surgeon Robert Kenneth Wilson supposedly captured one of the most famous photos of which mythical Scottish creature? The Loch Ness Monster (Nessie)

10. By what common name are contusions more well-known as? Bruises

11. Which fictional character, created by the late Tom Clancy, has been played on screen by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, Chris Pine, and most recently, John Krasinski? Jack Ryan

12. What beverage are Trappist monks in the Low Countries (The Netherlands; Belgium) most famously associated with? Beer

13. The Spree river flows through which major European capital city? Berlin

14. Maria Salomea Skłodowska is more commonly associated with which surname, shared with her French husband and fellow scientist Pierre? Curie

15. What is the highest grade of olive oil that can be purchased? Extra Virgin

16. The leatherback is the largest species of which major reptile order? Turtles (Testudines)

17. Which Irish political party's name literally translates into English as "we ourselves"? Sinn Féin

18. Which American tennis player won the men's singles at Wimbledon seven out of eight times between 1993 and 2000, a record total until he was surpassed by Roger Federer in 2017? Pete Sampras

19. Which famous British musician had acting roles as historical figures Pontius Pilate in Martin Scorsese's 1988 epic, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Nikola Tesla in Christopher Nolan's 2006 thriller The PrestigeDavid Bowie

20. The Lombards, a Germanic people, give their name to a northern region in which European country, that they conquered during the 6th century CE? Italy


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