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Interesting General Knowledge Quiz

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1

In which Scottish city would you find the Princes Street Gardens?

  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen

2

Which British Prime Minister made the 'wind of change' speech?

  • Harold Macmillan
  • Edward Heath
  • Anthony Eden

3

Who wrote 'Blinded By The Light', a major hit for Manfred Mann's Earth Band?

  • Paul McCartney
  • Bob Dylan
  • Bruce Springsteen

4

Which Puccini opera was completed posthumously by Franco Alfano?

  • Tosca
  • Manon Lescaut
  • Turandot

5

In Greek and Roman mythology, who was the muse of poetry and hymns?

  • Thalia
  • Erato
  • Clio

6

Which Russian composer died on the same day as Stalin in 1953?

  • Prokofiev
  • Glazunov
  • Rachmaninoff

7

Lake Taupo is the largest lake by surface area located in which country?

  • Venezuela
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua

8

Which classic novel has the subtitle 'The Parish Boy's Progress'?

  • Gulliver's Travels
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Oliver Twist

9

Of what bird is a widgeon a wild variety?

  • Goose
  • Duck
  • Buzzard

10

What was the name of the ship in which Captain Ahab seeks Moby Dick?

  • Arabella
  • Demeter
  • Pequod

11

Who did Sitting Bull call 'Little Sure Shot'?

  • Calamity Jane
  • Belle Starr
  • Annie Oakley

12

After which WW1 heroine was a peak in the Rockies named?

  • Gabrielle Petit
  • Edith Cavell
  • Gladys Powers

13

Which midwest U.S. state is nicknamed the Hoosier State?

  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Indiana

14

Poppaea was the second wife of which Roman Emperor?

  • Caligula
  • Tiberius
  • Nero

15

What is the colour of the star at the centre of the flag of Ghana?

  • Black
  • Red
  • Green

 

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