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My Big Fat General Knowledge Quiz

Test your general knowledge. 30 Questions.

 
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Who was the first medieval king of England, ruling from 1154-1189?

  • Henry I
  • Stephen
  • Henry II
  • Richard I

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In golf, who won the 2012 US Masters?

  • Rory McIlroy
  • Tiger Woods
  • Bubba Watson
  • Webb Simpson

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What is the largest landlocked country in the world?

  • Niger
  • Mongolia
  • Chad
  • Kazakhstan

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Which mammal has the longest gestation period (pregnancy) at 22 months?

  • Blue Whale
  • Elephant
  • Silverback gorilla
  • Arctic Fox

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Which spice is derived from the flower of Crocus sativus?

  • Saffron
  • Clove
  • Garam masala
  • Harissa

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Who became prime minister of Australia on 24th June 2010?

  • Julia Gillard
  • Pam Bondi
  • Lisa Roper
  • Mara Carfagna

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Which one of these countries does NOT border Luxembourg?

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Austria

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In English football, which league one side changed the name of its stadium from the 'Seward Stadium' to 'The Goldsands Stadium' in 2012?

  • AFC Bournemouth
  • Rotherham
  • Crawley Town
  • Colchester

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In 2004 UK's Simon Murray became the oldest person to do what, aged 63 years and 309 days?

  • Win a professional golf tournament
  • Complete a triathlon
  • Trek to the South Pole
  • Win Mastermind

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In what year did Apple launch the original iPhone?

  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2007
  • 2009

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In the film "Casablanca", which actor says the line “Play it, Sam.”?

  • Paul Henreid
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Claude Rains
  • Ingrid Bergman

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Which country came 3rd in the 2012 Olympics medal table?

  • Great Britain
  • People's Republic Of China
  • United States of America
  • Russia

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In motoring what do the letters BMW stand for?

  • Berlin Motor Works
  • Bonn Motor Works
  • Bavarian Motor Works
  • Bring More Wonga

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What animal features on the logo of the World Wildlife Fund?

  • Zebra
  • Polar Bear
  • Panda
  • Brown Bear

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What is the name of the island located in the English Channel, about 2–5 miles off the south coast of the county of Hampshire?

  • The Isle Of Man
  • The Isle of Wight
  • St Agnes
  • St Martins

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Who is this hairy TV Chef?

  • James Martin
  • Dave Myers
  • Si King
  • Nigel Slater

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Who established the law "To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction"?

  • Galileo Galilei
  • Albert Einstein
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • René Descartes

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What colour is the district line on the London Underground map?

  • Yellow
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Pink

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Who painted this picture?

  • Kandinsky
  • van Gogh
  • Schiele
  • Klimt

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What is the name of this symbol of the Jewish faith?

  • Tefillin
  • Yarmulke
  • Menorah
  • Star Of David

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In what film does novice farmer Ray Kinsella hear a voice that whispers, "If you build it, he will come"?

  • Bull Durham
  • Field Of Dreams
  • The Natural
  • Moneyball

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In cricket, who won the 2012 Friends Life t20 competition?

  • Yorkshire
  • Hampshire
  • Somerset
  • Warwickshire

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"Use every man after his desert, and who should 'scape whipping?" is a line from which Shakespeare play?

  • King Lear
  • Hamlet
  • Henry V
  • Richard II

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What is the name of this video game character?

  • Furbee
  • Wario
  • Mario
  • Luigi

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Who is the grandfather of Alex Polizzi, the British hotelier, and the current (2012) presenter of the British TV series 'The Hotel Inspector'?

  • Count Alessandro Polizzi
  • L S Lowry
  • Hugh Wontner
  • Lord Forte

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Can you name this Russian chess grandmaster, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time?

  • Bobby Fischer
  • Anatoly Karpov
  • Garry Kasparov
  • Viswanathan Anand

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Can you name this flowering plant?

  • Pansy
  • Sweet Bay
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Pink Primrose

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Can you match these capital cities to their countries?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Jamaica
  • Fiji

Right

  • Suva
  • Ottawa
  • Canberra
  • Kingston

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What is this character used to advertise?

  • Marmite
  • Chicken Tonight
  • Peperami
  • Hellmann's mayonnaise

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And finally, what was the last single the Beatles released in the UK before their break-up?

  • Dear Prudence
  • Yellow Submarine
  • Let It Be
  • Back in the U.S.S.R

 

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