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Mike's Epic General Knowledge Quiz 2

General Knowledge 20 Questions.

 
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1

How high is a Basketball hoop?

  • 10 feet
  • 12 feet
  • 14 feet
  • 16 feet

2

In which year did Agatha Christie famously disappear for 11 days?

  • 1920
  • 1922
  • 1924
  • 1926

3

A cross between a male lion and a female tiger is called a what?

  • Liger
  • Tigon
  • Tion
  • Ligre

4

Actor Cary Grant was born in which city?

  • London
  • New York
  • Bristol
  • Dublin

5

Weight for weight which has the most caffeine tea or coffee?

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • -
  • -

6

The region of Navarre lies in which European country ?

  • France
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy

7

The Minoan civilization was believed to have been destroyed by which volcano?

  • Mt St Helens
  • Mt Etna
  • Mt Thera (Santorini)
  • Mt Teide

8

Which country occupies the "Horn of Africa"?

  • Ethiopia
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Somalia

9

In "Star the next generation" which actor plays "Q"?

  • John de lancie
  • John Inman
  • John Barrowman
  • John Noakes

10

After the recent cabinet reshuffle who is now (sept2012) Conservative party chairman?

  • Baroness Warsi
  • Grant Shapps
  • Chris Grayling
  • Louise Mensch

11

Who became World Chess Champion in1972?

  • Anatoly Karpov
  • Gary Kasparov
  • Bobby Fischer
  • Boris Spasky

12

Bruce Oldfield is famous for what?

  • Fashion designer
  • Tubular bells
  • Scottish Goalkeeper
  • Painter

13
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The extinct bird the "Dodo" was endemic to which island?

  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Sri Lanka
  • Easter Island

14

What is the traditional gift for a 5th wedding anniversary?

  • Plastic
  • Wood
  • Lace
  • Leather

15

In the 2008 film "Mamma mia" who plays "Sophie"?

  • Julie Walters
  • Amanda Seyfried
  • Nancy Baldwin
  • Meryl Streep

16

Brandon Flowers is lead singer with which band?

  • Kings of Lyon
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • R.E.M
  • Killers

17

What colour are Spanish post boxes?

  • Green
  • Yellow
  • Brown
  • Blue

18

In which year was the battle of Waterloo?

  • 1815
  • 1805
  • 1790
  • 1821

19

In the USA Martin Luther King day is celebrated in which month?

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April

20

In which English county was Issac Newton born?

  • Cornwall
  • Lincolnshire
  • Kent
  • Berkshire

 

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