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A Challenging General Knowledge Quiz

For all you general knowledge lovers out there 20 Questions.

 
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1

Who is actress Sarah Jessica Parker married to?

  • Matthew Broderick
  • Tony Curran
  • Ben Affleck
  • Ryan Reynolds

2

What do Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, Eddie Redmayne and Hugh Laurie have in common?

  • They sang a hit song together
  • They all attended Cambridge University
  • They live together
  • They write poetry together

3

Who discovered America in 1492?

  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Robert Scott
  • Sir Francis Drake
  • Christopher Columbus

4

Which philosopher wrote about "Atlantis"?

  • Rene Descartes
  • Aristotle
  • Plato
  • Emmanuelle Kant

5

In what year did Lee Harvey Oswald shoot President John Fitzgerald Kennedy?

  • 1966
  • 1963
  • 1968
  • 1960

6

Who was John Lennon's wife?

  • Yoko Ono
  • Beyonce
  • Janis Joplin
  • Patsy Cline

7

Actress Joely Richardson was sister-in-law to which Hollywood actor?

  • Ben Affleck
  • Jason Bateman
  • Tobey Maguire
  • Liam Neeson

8

In which US state is Mount Rushmore located?

  • Washington D.C
  • Virginia
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming

9

The Latin phrase enscribed on the Royal coat of arms- "deu et mon droit" is translated as what?

  • My God and my country
  • My God and my honour
  • My God and my word
  • My God and my right

10

What is the chemical symbol for Potassium?

  • H20
  • K
  • NA
  • H

11

Who put together the periodic table?

  • Dimitri Mendeleov
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Albert Einstein

12

In which country was golf invented?

  • India
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • America

13

Which three US Presidents were assassinated?

  • Abraham Lincoln, Rutherford B. Hayes, John F. Kennedy
  • John F. Kennedy, John Quincy Adams, George Washington
  • William Mckinley, John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln
  • Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, James Garfield

14

Who hosted the Saturday Night TV show "Tonight's the Night"?

  • John Barrowman
  • Graham Norton
  • Ant & Dec
  • Peter Schofield

15

What is the Queen's relation to Prince Philip? (Besides marriage)

  • First Cousin
  • Third Cousin
  • Second Cousin twice removed
  • Second Cousin

16

Which saint had his head cut off by the Romans, which was then thrown into a river? Legend goes that his headless body carried his head out of the water..

  • St. Peter
  • St. Mark
  • St. Adolphus
  • St. Luke

17

Who wrote the novel "Anna Karenina"?

  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Leo Tolstoy

18

Which poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson was a huge favourite of Queen Victoria's?

  • In Memoriam
  • Arthur and Guinevere
  • Merlin and Vivien
  • Tristan and Isolde

19

In what year did the Battle of Trafalgar take place?

  • 1807
  • 1805
  • 1809
  • 1808

20

In which country was actor Kiefer Sutherland born?

  • America
  • Ireland
  • England
  • Canada

 

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