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A Bit of This and That Trivia Quiz

A broad selection of general knowledge questions. Look for the clues. 20 Questions.

 
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"No man is an island ..." is the opening line to a famous poem by John Donnet. What is its title?

  • "Confined Love"
  • "The Will"
  • "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  • "The Token"

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Who is the famous cowboy depicted in the picture, and who bore the forenames James Butler?

  • Doc Halliday
  • Wild Bill Hickock
  • Batt Masterson
  • Buffalo Bill

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In Albanian currencey a hundred qindarka makes a what?

  • Lek
  • Cek
  • Pek
  • Sek

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What is the name of the silent movie star, seen here in negative?

  • Stan Laurel
  • Harol Lloyd
  • Buster Keaton
  • James Finlayson

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Which of the following authors wrote this book?

  • John A Keel
  • Tony Dodd
  • H. P. Lovecraft
  • Whitley Strieber

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The "Mona Lisa" is painted in oil on what type of wood panel?

  • Cedar
  • Oak
  • Poplar
  • Birch

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Can you match these Prime Ministers to the Sovereigns they were appointed under?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Sir Anthony Eden
  • David Lloyd George
  • Sir Robert Peel
  • William Pitt the Elder

Right

  • Elizabeth II
  • George V
  • Victoria
  • George III

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Who was the Roman emperor at the time of Christ's death?

  • Caligula
  • Tiberius
  • Augustus
  • Diocletion

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From which tribe does this American red indian come?

  • Algonquin
  • Cherokee
  • Cheyenne
  • Mohican

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What type of cloud is this?

  • Cumulonimbus
  • Cirrus
  • Altocumulus
  • Nimbostratus

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What name was given to the Earth's first supercontinent?

  • Panspermia
  • Panorea
  • Pantopia
  • Pangea

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Who is the current Director of the CIA?

  • Leon Panetta
  • George J. Tenet
  • John M. Deutch
  • Porter J. Goss

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The Vietnam War was fought for 19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day, but what was the date when it ended?

  • January 12 1977
  • April 30 1975
  • September 4 1974
  • June 12 1976

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This is an early photo of a famous American actor and comedian who appeared in many films, including "Happy Gilmore". What's his name?

  • Ben Stiller
  • Steve Carrel
  • Owen Wilson
  • Adam Sandler

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Whereabouts in Australia would you find the city of Newcastle?

  • Northern Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia.

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Who became the first celeb to be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother 8 in 2011?

  • Sally Bercow
  • Paddy Doherty
  • Kerry Katona
  • Bobby Sabel

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We use only ten percent of our brains. True or False?

  • ---
  • True
  • False
  • ---

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What is the approximate weight of our sun in tons?

  • 1.5 octillion tons
  • 3.7 trillion tons
  • 2 octillion tons
  • 25 trillion tons

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Who has the lowest voice in the world - so low that its is only audible to elephants and special audio equipment?

  • John Wind
  • Henry Gust
  • Tim Storms
  • Rob Mistral

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And finally ... Gary Connery was the first man in history to do what amazing, and deliberate, feat?

  • Land unscathed without opening his parachute
  • Transfer from one plane to another in mid air
  • Fly across the Channel wearing a jet wing
  • Beat the free fall speed record.

 

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