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Mike's Epic General Knowledge Quiz 3

General Knowledge 20 Questions.

 
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1

Which of these people was known as the "Yorkshire ripper"?

  • John Humble
  • Peter Sutcliffe
  • Ian Brady
  • John Haig

2

The term "Para" in the Paralympics refers to what?

  • Parallel
  • Paralysed
  • Paraplegic
  • Paralytic

3

Which disease does Stephen Hawking famously have?

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Motor Neurone disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy

4

What was Susan Ann Sulley's profession before she joined the Human League?

  • Teacher
  • Waitress in a cocktail bar
  • Chambermaid
  • Electrician

5

Who did Andy Murray beat to win the 2012 US Open?

  • Novak Djokovic
  • Roger Federer
  • Pete Sampras
  • Rafael Nadal

6

Which Shakespear play features the character "Lago"?

  • The Tempest
  • Twelfth night
  • Othello
  • Macbeth

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The "Haywain"by John Constable was painted in which year?

  • 1870
  • 1821
  • 1796
  • 1725

8

The 'Badlands National Park' is in which US state ?

  • Wisconsin
  • South Dakota
  • Indiana
  • Idaho

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Who wrote "The Green Mile"?

  • Stephen King
  • Frederick Forsyth
  • Ian Rankin
  • Alistair Mclean

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In the game of chess, when a pawn reaches the last rank which piece does it become?

  • Queen
  • King
  • Any piece except another pawn or King
  • Rook

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What is "Agar" as used in laboratories made from?

  • Rubber
  • Plastics
  • Seaweed
  • Wood

12

What is electrical resistance measured in ?

  • Ohms
  • Farads
  • Angstroms
  • Volts

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How many goals for England did Gary Lineker score?

  • 28
  • 48
  • 60
  • 32

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Emperor Napoleon Boneparte died on which Island?

  • Malta
  • Corsica
  • Elba
  • St Helena

15

Who released an Album in 1976 called "Arrival"

  • ABBA
  • Genesis
  • Queen
  • David Bowie

16

"Deva" is the Roman name for which British city?

  • Chester
  • Blackburn
  • York
  • Colchester

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"Cheese rolling " is a famous Gloucestershire sport practiced on which hill?

  • Solsbury Hill
  • Cooper's Hill
  • Dunkery Beacon
  • Bodmin Moor

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The ancient Inca city of "Machu Picchu" can be found in which country?

  • Chile
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Peru

19

What are "Beliebers"?

  • A type of Coral
  • Small hairs which grow out of your ears
  • The inner workings of a Grandfather clock
  • Fans of Justin Bieber

20

Madonna was born in which US state?

  • Michigan
  • Indiana
  • California
  • Alaska

 

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