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TheQuiz's 500th Quiz - General Knowledge Quiz

This is my 500th quiz just before Christmas , my goal is to make 1000 quizzes which I hope I can do! 30 Questions.

 
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''The Virgin on the Rocks'' is the work of which artist?

  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Frank Stella
  • Jan Matejko

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In which year did Margaret Thatcher become British Prime Minister?

  • 1974
  • 1979
  • 1987
  • 1998

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The car manufacturer Skoda comes from which country?

  • Poland
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Czech Republic

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In January 1957, Russell Endean became the first batsman to be dismissed from a test cricket match for doing what?

  • Handling the Ball
  • Fighting with the his team mates
  • Eating a Sandwich
  • Being absent on the test match

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Sir Robert Chiltern, Viscount Goring and Mrs Marchmont are characters in which Oscar Wilde play?

  • Lady Windermere's Fan
  • Salome
  • The Ideal Husband
  • A Woman of No Importance

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Who was murdered with an ice pick in 1940 by Ramon Mercader?

  • Leon Trotsky
  • Michael O'Dwyer
  • John George Haigh
  • Ronald Gene Simmons

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Who plays psychiatrist Dr Buddy Rydell in the 2003 film ''Anger Management''?

  • John Turturro
  • Luis Guzman
  • Adam Sandler
  • Jack Nicholson

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Limnology is the study of what?

  • Lakes
  • Rivers
  • Waterfalls
  • Geysers

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What is the medical term for twins who are derived from two separate fertilised eggs, and so are not identical?

  • Donygotic
  • Dolygotic
  • Dizygotic
  • Dotygotic

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Which US President had the nickname ''Mr Nice Guy'', because of his clean cut image?

  • Gerald Ford
  • Barack Obama
  • George W. Bush
  • John f. Kennedy

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What is the capital of the Yukon Territory in Canada?

  • Juneau
  • Whitehorse
  • Edmonton
  • Saskatoon

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What type of animal is a dik dik?

  • Antelope
  • Horse
  • Donkey
  • Pig

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What was Schubert’s Piano Concerto number 15 posthumously renamed?

  • Kyrie
  • Sanctus
  • Gloria
  • Relique

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Isoprene, Butyl and Nitrile are all types of which substance?

  • Rubber
  • Bronze
  • Silicone
  • Gold

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Taka is the basic monetary unit of which country?

  • Myanmar
  • Bangladesh
  • Laos
  • Mongolia

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The European port of Split lies in which body of water?

  • Adriatic Sea
  • Aegean Sea
  • Baltic Sea
  • North Sea

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In which religion do people worship communally in a Fire Temple?

  • Humanism
  • Taoism
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Judaism

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What is the young of a bobcat called?

  • Kitten
  • Katten
  • Kotten
  • Kutten

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Who does Emilio Estevez play in the 1988 film ''Young Guns''?

  • William H. "Billy the Kid" Bonney
  • Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock
  • Jose Chavez y Chavez
  • Richard "Dick" Brewer

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Which English poet was buried upright in London’s Westminster Abbey in 1637?

  • Ben Johnson
  • William Shakespeare
  • Edward Thomas
  • Derek Walcott

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In Afrikaans, which city is called Kapstad?

  • Johannesburg
  • Cape Town
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Durban

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In the human body, which vitamin helps the blood to clot?

  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin Z
  • Vitamin A

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Which Mediterranean island gained independence in 1959 under the presidency of Archbishop Makarios?

  • Malta
  • Sicily
  • Cyprus
  • Crete

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The Caloris Basin, a large impact crater, is on which planet in our solar system?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Mars
  • Neptune

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Elvis Presley played the role of Clint Reno in which 1956 film?

  • Love Me Tender
  • Thunderball
  • A Shop on Main Street
  • Alphaville

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In the NATO phonetic alphabet, the letter ‘Z’ is represented by which word?

  • Zulu
  • Zebra
  • Zabernism
  • Zabra

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''Connubial'' relates to which type of relationship?

  • Partners
  • Marriage
  • Friends
  • Nephew

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What is the the capital city of Poland?

  • Warsaw
  • Lublin
  • Poznan
  • Krakow

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How many stars are on the national flag of Syria?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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This is "TheQuiz's _____ quiz"; how many?

  • 500th
  • 600th
  • 700th
  • 800th

 

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