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General Knowledge (ii)

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If you are at an airport and your plane displayed this on its tail, where in the world are you likely to be travelling to?

  • Israel
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada

2

Of the three Baltic states, which is the largest in terms of population, with some 3.3 million?

  • Lithuania
  • Latvia
  • Estonia
  • only 3 choices so don't click this one!

3

Match up the film that won the Best Picture Oscar with the year it won it?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • 1940
  • 1960
  • 1980
  • 2000

Right

  • Ben Hur
  • American Beauty
  • Kramer vs Kramer
  • Gone with the Wind

4

If you are small rodent and you end the day inside a krait, what are your prospects?

  • Good - you are off to a zoo
  • Good - a krait is a waterhole but you can swim
  • Not too good - you may end up with a limp
  • Bleak - you were lunch............and tea

5

Who was the US President when the Titanic sank?

  • Teddy Roosevelt
  • William Howard Taft
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Ullyses S Grant

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One of the worlds longest bridges, completed in 1997, is called the Storebaeltsbroen (Great Belts Bridge). Which country are you in if you cross it?

  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Lithuania
  • Iceland

7

Anthony Kiedis is the lead singer with which group?

  • Slayer
  • Metallica
  • Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Counting Crows

8

Which year saw the Coronation of Queen Victoria and was also the year that Charles Dickens wrote "Oliver Twist"?

  • 1838
  • 1847
  • 1856
  • 1867

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Who commanded Apollo 18?

  • Barry White
  • Garth Crooks
  • No-one - the programme ceased at Apollo 17
  • Glen Medieros

10

If you join the M3 motorway on the outskirts of London and drive its entire 59 mile length, where will you be?

  • Lowestoft
  • Hastings
  • Southampton
  • Oxford

11

Which actor played "Kane" in the classic movie "Alien"?

  • Tom Conti
  • John Hurt
  • Pete Postlethwaite
  • Brian Cox

12

The Worlds largest airliner, the Airbus A380, can carry how many passengers when it is in all-economy configuraton? (the 747 Jumbo Jet carried just over 500)

  • 635
  • 698
  • 744
  • 853

13

The 5 sons of Thunderbirds Jeff Tracy are named Scott, Virgil, Alan, Gordon and John in honour of whom?

  • The Green Bay Packers defensive unit
  • The first five Gemini astronauts
  • The five pro-space Congessmen
  • Five of the signatory's on Dec of Independence.

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Who is this and what is he famous for?

  • Henrik Ikea - opened up first IKEA in Sweden
  • Leon Trotsky - co-father of Communist Russia
  • Roald Amundsen - first man to South Pole
  • Sergey Rachmaninov - composer/pianist

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What trophy is this?

  • Rugby League Challenge Cup
  • Ryder Cup (Golf)
  • US Open Womens Tennis
  • Winning owner - the Derby, Epsom

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Which mountain is this?

  • The Matterhorn
  • Mont Blanc
  • The Eiger
  • The Jungfrau

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Which of the Marx Brothers is pictured?

  • Harpo
  • Zeppo
  • Groucho
  • Chico

18

Which one of the following has NOT won "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here"?

  • Joe Pasquale
  • Kim Woodburn
  • Christopher Biggins
  • Kerry Katona

19

Can you spot the seaside town using the periodic table?Molybdenum Rhenium Calcium Americium Beryllium

  • Margate
  • Weston Super Mare
  • Morecambe
  • Prestatyn

20

Which one of the aging rockers will reach 70 first?

  • Lemmy (Motorhead)
  • Roger Daltrey (the Who)
  • Barry Gibb (the Bee Gees)
  • Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)

 

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