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General Knowledge Triviala Quiz 9

Another 30 general knowledge questions for the attention of trivia buffs. Have fun and good luck. 30 Questions.

 
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The musical "The King and I" is associated with which geographical area?

  • London
  • Austria
  • New York
  • Thailand

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"Ananas" is the French word for which of these?

  • Anatomy
  • Banana
  • Anarchy
  • Pineapple

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Which Greek letter usually denotes the brightest star in a constellation?

  • Alpha
  • Gamma
  • Delta
  • Beta

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Who was the oldest man to win the world heavyweight boxing title

  • Cassius Clay
  • Floyd Patterson
  • Sonny Liston
  • George Foreman

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Which of these is a legendary creature, supposedly with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle?

  • Wyvern
  • Manticore
  • Hippogryph
  • Gryphon

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Which of these is an American vulture of the Andes?

  • Corvette
  • Condor
  • Caravelle
  • Carcinoma

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Which of these is not the name of one of King Lear’s children, according to Shakespeare’s play “King Lear”?

  • Cordelia
  • Regan
  • Goneril
  • Carter

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Babe Ruth played for which Major League Baseball team between 1919 and 1935?

  • Boston Red Sox
  • New York Yankees
  • Providence Grays
  • Washington Senators

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Who was the president of the Confederate States of the USA at its formation in 1861?

  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • John A. Lee
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Jefferson Davis

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Which of these words best describes Wales?

  • County
  • Principality
  • Republic
  • Kingdom

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What is the study of plant diseases?

  • Pomenary Science
  • Phytopathology
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Floral Pathology

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At what time of day does the church service called vespers take place?

  • Morning
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Midnight

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Who wrote the book "Das Kapital"?

  • Black Marx
  • Groucho Marx
  • Onya Marx
  • Karl Marx

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In which country are members of parliament known, not as MPs, but TDs?

  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • India

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Which library opened its reading room to the public in 1609, the second public library in Europe to do so?

  • The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
  • Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
  • The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin

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Olympic gold medallists Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola, Clas Thunberg and Lasse Virén represented which country?

  • Finland
  • Kenya
  • Great Britain
  • Hungary

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What height should a tennis net be at the posts?

  • 3 feet (0.91 m)
  • 4 feet (1.22 m)
  • 2 feet 6 inches (0.76 m)
  • 3 feet 6 inches (1.07 m)

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Which of these people was not one of "the three musketeeers"?

  • Porthos
  • D'Artagnan
  • Athos
  • Aramis

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What is the name for an expert on reptiles?

  • Alligheny
  • Herpetologist
  • Iguanologist
  • Lisanthropist

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What is the next in this series: Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan … ?

  • Belarus
  • China
  • Lithuania
  • Mongolia

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What is the name of the note that is 1/8 the length of a semi-breve?

  • Crochet
  • Breve
  • Quaver
  • Semi-quaver

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In medicine, which suffix denotes the surgical removal of something, usually from inside the body?

  • -ectomy
  • -opsy
  • -itis
  • -ology

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What weapon is traditionally held in a quiver?

  • Pistol
  • Dagger
  • Arrow
  • Sword

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Who plays Owen Hunt in the US TV series "Grey's Anatomy"?

  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Kevin McKidd
  • James Pickens, Jr.
  • Eric Dane

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Which of these can be found in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia?

  • Cobb & Co Museum
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Mount Panorama
  • Zig Zag Railway

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When the Winter Olympics in Italy ended in 2006, how many times had curling been an Olympic sport?

  • 20
  • 16
  • 8
  • 4

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What was the first Asian country to hold a Formula 1 Grand Prix?

  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • China

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Which of these is a 1952 comedy musical film starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds?

  • Mumbling in the Fog
  • Talking in the Snow
  • Screaming in the Mist
  • Singing in the Rain

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Which canal joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

  • Panama
  • Suez
  • Kiev
  • Caledonian

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What word is applied to someone who is equally capable with both hands?

  • Bipolar
  • Ambidextrous
  • Amplified
  • Mainlining

 

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