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General Knowledge Trivia Quiz 8

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The first Punic War was fought mainly on which island?

  • Corfu
  • Malta
  • Crete
  • Sicily

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Who was the female lead in the film "Casablanca"?

  • Ingrid Bergman
  • Katherine Hepburn
  • Greta Garbo
  • Lana Turner

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Which of these characters from the British TV series "Coronation Street" owned a public house with her husband?

  • Annie Walker
  • Elsie Tanner
  • Hilda Ogden
  • Ena Sharples

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Cautley Spout, Gocta, Hannoki, ShirAbad, and Shoshone are the names of what?

  • Rivers
  • Mountains
  • Waterfalls
  • Coastal regions

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For which of these is tequila the basis?

  • Piña colada
  • Margarita
  • Bloody Mary
  • Spritzer

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In golf, what is the term for "four strokes under par"?

  • Bogey
  • Condor
  • Albatross
  • Birdie

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What basic food can be evaporated, condensed, pasteurised or dried?

  • Bread
  • Eggs
  • Dates
  • Milk

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What was the name of the first of the space shuttles that was used only for testing purposes?

  • Columbia
  • Atlantis
  • Enterprise
  • Discovery

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What name was given to groups of runaway slaves in Jamaica and Guiana in the 17th and 18th centuries?

  • Maroons
  • Blues
  • Indigos
  • Crimsons

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Where are the British Houses of Parliament?

  • Edinburgh
  • Washington
  • Westminster
  • Cheltenham

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Which of these countries is associated with the bagpipes?

  • China
  • India
  • Scotland
  • Russia

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Which of these painters was born in Greece?

  • Rembrandt
  • Gainsborough
  • Picasso
  • El Greco

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Which film starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton was set mainly on a ship at sea?

  • Men Against The Sea
  • It Happened One Night
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • The Old Man and the Sea

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"I want to be rich and effluent" is an example of what?

  • Metaphor
  • Spoonerism
  • Malapropism
  • Simile

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How did Hannibal die in 183 BC?

  • Froze to death in the Alps
  • Crushed by an elephant
  • Committed suicide
  • Killed in batle at Metauras

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What is the next in the series 1, 4, 25, 676?

  • 1,096
  • 458,329
  • 555,888
  • 9,999,998

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Where are the Straits of Magellan?

  • Between Japan and Taiwan
  • Between Tierra del Fuego and Chile
  • Between Scotland and the Orkney Islands
  • Between Sakhalin Island and the Russian mainland

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What was the fate of Desdemona in Verdi's opera "Otello"?

  • She jumped to her death
  • She was stabbed to death by her lover
  • She was strangled by her husband
  • She died of consumption

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Who performed "Sex Crimes", the theme song from the film "1984"?

  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Wham
  • Eurythmics
  • Dusty Springfield and Kenny Rogers

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Which of the Gibb brothers is the oldest?

  • Maurice
  • Barry
  • Robin
  • Andy

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Which of these modern-day countries was not ruled by the King of Denmark in 1297?

  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Poland
  • Norway

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Which of these crops is produced most world-wide?

  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Maize
  • Alfalfa

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Who is the wife of golfer Greg Norman?

  • Tennis star Chris Evert
  • Squash star Susan Devoy
  • Pop star Debbie Harry
  • Princess Caroline of Monaco

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Which of these is a type of knot?

  • Uncle
  • Aunty
  • Niece
  • Granny

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Cleopatra killed herself because of the death of whom?

  • Augustus
  • Julius Caesar
  • Octavian
  • Mark Antony

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Which of these is a deliberately exaggerated drawing or description of a person?

  • Caricature
  • Character
  • Derogatory
  • Slovene

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Which song contains the line "You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life"?

  • The Safety Dance (You Can Dance If You Wanna)
  • Roll Over Beethoven
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash
  • Dancing Queen

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Death Valley is in which state of the USA?

  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • California
  • Louisiana

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Who holds the record for being the world heavyweight boxing champion at 11 years 8 months and 9 days?

  • Joe Louis
  • Jack Dempsey
  • Muhammad Ali
  • Rocky Marciano

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What is the name for a vertical division of a window?

  • Mullet
  • Scallion
  • Mullion
  • Scallop

 

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