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General Knowledge Trivia Quiz 5

My fifth general quiz, again 30 questions. 30 Questions.

 
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The show "Holby City" was a spin off from which UK TV series?

  • Dr Finlay's Casebook
  • Silent Witness
  • Hospital
  • Casualty

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Who threw his shoes at President Bush during a news conference on 14 December 2008?

  • Yusuf Islam
  • David Letterman
  • Mustapha Kemal Attaturk
  • Muntadar al-Zeidi

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Who won gold for the individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships in 2009?

  • Alison Roe
  • Alison Shanks
  • Annabelle Philips
  • Mary St Leger

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What is the common name for London's Criminal Court?

  • Old Maid
  • Old Glory
  • Old Bailey
  • Old Lady

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What is the Spanish equivalent of the word "mister"?

  • Monsieur
  • Herr
  • Señorita
  • Señor

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What name is given to a young goat?

  • Cub
  • Pup
  • Calf
  • Kid

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What was the first name of the painter Monet?

  • Francois
  • Édouard
  • Claude
  • Pierre

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Meerkats are native to which continent?

  • South America
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Africa

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How is it generally accepted that Coney Island in New York got its name?

  • It was named for cricketer Jeremy Coney
  • It was named after theatre impresario Ray Coney
  • The inhabitants had invented Coney Sauce
  • It was overrun by rabbits

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Which of these cities was not taken into Polish territory immediately after World War II?

  • Vilnius
  • GdaÅ„sk
  • WrocÅ‚aw
  • Szczecin

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What name is given to lung-breathing aquatic mammals such as whales, porpoises and dolphins?

  • Cetacea
  • Carnivore
  • Corpuscle
  • Canapé

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Which of these is an Oscar-winning film from 1990?

  • The Armenian Nurse
  • The Greek Matron
  • The English Patient
  • The French Doctor

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What is the name for the fluid content of the blood?

  • Metabolism
  • Platelets
  • Plasma
  • Ectoplasm

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The traditional boomerang is made out of what?

  • Clay
  • Glass
  • Wood
  • Stone

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Where was the siege of the Alamo?

  • New Jersey
  • California
  • Vermont
  • Texas

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The headquarters of the United Nations is in which city?

  • Geneva
  • The Hague
  • Brussels
  • New York

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What is the inner core of the Earth believed to consist of?

  • Iron-nickel alloy
  • Brass
  • Chocolate
  • Rubber

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Which of these musicals was the earliest to be staged?

  • Cats
  • Aspects of Love
  • Hello Dolly
  • Godspell

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Which of these can mean a list of options for a computer program?

  • Manifest
  • Index
  • Menu
  • Agenda

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James Boswell is best known for his biography of whom?

  • Thomas Edison
  • Robbie Williams
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Samuel Johnson

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Wenceslas Square is in which capital city?

  • Tallinn
  • Sofia
  • Bucharest
  • Prague

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What is the official language of Liechtenstein?

  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Spanish
  • German

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Where is the Sea of Vapors?

  • Near Jamaica, next to the Caribbean Sea
  • Yellowstone National Park, USA
  • Rotorua, New Zealand
  • On the Moon

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Which of these painters was born in Switzerland?

  • Frida Kahlo
  • Rene Magritte
  • Salvador Dali
  • Marc Chagall

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Kate Middleton was romantically involved with which of these people?

  • Prince William
  • Prince Harry
  • David Bowie
  • Robbie Williams

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What is a terrifying and disturbing dream?

  • Nightshade
  • Nightmare
  • Nightlight
  • Nightmove

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What is Donald Duck's middle name?

  • Partington
  • Smiddy
  • Fauntleroy
  • Dunn

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What does the S stand for in the acronym "NASCAR"?

  • Sport
  • Street
  • Stock
  • Scratch

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In 1498, Vasco da Gama was the first European to reach which area by sea?

  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Singapore

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In 1799, who discovered nitrous oxide, that made patients insensible to pain, the first true anaesthetic?

  • Henry Gray
  • William Harvey
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Sir Humphrey Davy

 

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