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General Knowledge Trivia Quiz 10

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What 1980's TV programme starred Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless?

  • Cagney and Lacey
  • Law and Order
  • Hill Street Blues
  • Dallas

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What does an anemometer measure?

  • Sea creatures tentacles
  • Petal sizes of certain perennial flowers
  • Wind velocity
  • The strength of an opposing army

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What is an IPO?

  • Internal Price Outmoded
  • Instant Police Officer
  • International Protest Overseas
  • Initial Public Stock Offering

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Which amendment to the US constitution provides freedom of religion, assembly, speech and the press?

  • Sixth
  • Fifth
  • Second
  • First

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The home of the drink called "bourbon" is Bourbon County. What state of the USA is it in?

  • Louisiana
  • Arkansas
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee

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How many gifts are there in the "Twelve Days of Christmas"?

  • 12
  • 1,364
  • 364
  • 78

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What is the name for money obtained from illegal activities?

  • Sick cotton profits
  • Ill gotten gains
  • Malaise sodden cash
  • Mumps rotten readies

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What phrase was used to describe the separation of China from the West during the Cold War?

  • Closed Kimono
  • The Panda Line
  • Bamboo Curtain
  • Paper Tigers

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Who introduced the term "horsepower" in a scientific context?

  • Vladimir Putin
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • James Watt

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Which of these is the name for a place where doves are kept?

  • Lubritorium
  • Columbarium
  • Aquarium
  • Auditorium

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What is old Delhi's military fort, built by Shah Jahan, known as?

  • The Blue Fort
  • The Black Fort
  • The Yellow Fort
  • The Red Fort

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Which of these is the approximate temperature of the sun's surface in degrees fahrenheit?

  • 10,000
  • 1,000,000
  • 100,000
  • 1,000

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Which sportsman appeared in the James Bond film "Octopussy" with Roger Moore?

  • Bob Charles
  • Sebastian Coe
  • Shane Warne
  • Vijay Amritraj

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In musical notation, what word means "higher in pitch by a semitone"?

  • Sharp
  • Off
  • Cutting
  • Acute

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What number do you get if you add all of the 7 Roman numerals?

  • 1,656
  • 1,666
  • 1,166
  • 1,616

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Who was the lead singer for Black Sabbath?

  • Ozzy Osbourne
  • Donny Osborne
  • John Osborne
  • Jeff Osborne

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In 1937 the Duke of Windsor and Mrs Wallis Simpson were married in which country?

  • Spain
  • England
  • France
  • USA

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On which continent would you find the mountain chains called Cordillera Oriental and the Cordillera Occidental?

  • Australia
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • South America

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The spiny leguminous plant called furze is also known as what?

  • Cabbage tree
  • Alfalfa
  • Prickly pear
  • Gorse

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The volcano Mt Pinatubo is in which country?

  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • The Philippines
  • Thailand

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Which computer game contains the characters Lara Croft, Larson, Jacqueline Natla and Pierre Dupont?

  • Myst
  • Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
  • Tomb Raider
  • Riven

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Who created the character of Hercule Poirot?

  • Agatha Christie
  • P. D. James
  • Ngaio Marsh
  • Georges Simenon

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In English law, what is the "foreshore"?

  • The area between the usual line of vegetation and the sea
  • Anywhere on the coast that has a surface of sand or rock
  • The area between the high and low watermarks of ordinary tides
  • The coastline within 1 chain from the ordinary low tide mark

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How many nickels are there in $2.45?

  • 5
  • 49
  • 29
  • 39

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What amateur rowing club based at Henley on Thames, England, was founded in 1818?

  • Henley Rowing Club
  • Leander Club
  • Upper Thames Rowing Club
  • Phyllis Court Rowing Club

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MC Kenzie and MC Reaper were members of which group?

  • Party Dark
  • So Solid Crew
  • Big Brovaz
  • Blazin Squad

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Which of North America's Great Lakes has the same name as a state of the USA?

  • Superior
  • Michigan
  • Ontario
  • Erie

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An oenophile is fond of what?

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What is the popular name for Sirius, which is 9 light years from Earth?

  • The Dog Star
  • Betelgeuse
  • Rigel
  • Eight Mile

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Which boxer relinquished his world welterweight title after defeating Jake La Motta in 1951?

  • George Costner
  • Sugar Ray Robinson
  • Laurent Dauthuille
  • Marcel Cerdan

 

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