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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz Part 5

Another 10 Question GK Quickie. 10 Questions.

 
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What fruit can you stick your pimento in?

  • Kumquat
  • Caper
  • Ugli
  • Olive

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From the Latin meaning 'whither goest thou?' which words sent Saint Peter back to Rome?

  • Illegitimi non Carborundum
  • Quo Vadis
  • Compos Mentis
  • Bona Fide

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The New Testament was originally written in Koine, a common dialect of which language?

  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Hebrew
  • Arabic

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The song 'Guantanamera' originated in which country?

  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Brazil
  • Cuba

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Because they were taken down quickly in small writing, notes of a meeting are called what?

  • Seconds
  • Minutes
  • Jiffys
  • Nanos

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From the Spanish 'Juzgado' meaning courtroom, what word comes this old slang term for a jail?

  • Calaboose
  • Cooler
  • Hoosgow
  • Slammer

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In 1950, mathematician Bertrand Russell won a Nobel prize in which area?

  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Peace
  • Economics

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What is the name of the Turkish confection of crushed sesame seeds & honey?

  • Baklava
  • Halvah
  • Umm Ali
  • Basbousa

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Which quartet were 'too busy singing to put anybody down'?

  • Beatles
  • Queen
  • Abba
  • Monkees

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Which TV show had episodes which always began: 'there is nothing wrong with your television set'?

  • The Susan Boyle Experience
  • Outer Limits
  • Night Gallery
  • The Twilight Zone

 

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