quiz pic

TheQuiz's 700th Quiz - General Knowledge Quiz

Lets get ready to reach my goal which is not that far away now but I hope you have fun in this quiz too! 30 Questions.

 
Created by:
TheQuiz
Played: 100 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
5 stars
4.1 out of 5, based on 28 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1
Question 1 Photo

In Roman mythology, what was the name of the brother slain by Romulus?

  • Remus
  • Galea
  • Kandra
  • Ulerta

2
Question 2 Photo

In paleontology, a coprolite is fossilised what?

  • Beetle
  • Animal Dung
  • Snail
  • Grasshopper

3
Question 3 Photo

Victorian ''artist'' Walter Potter was famous in which field?

  • Priest
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Doctor
  • Taxidermy

4
Question 4 Photo

In 2003, which UK retailer won a legal battle to advertise for employees in Job Centres?

  • Ann Summers
  • Jane Norman
  • Marks and Spencers
  • River Island

5
Question 5 Photo

Who wrote the novel ''Watership Down''?

  • Dick King Smith
  • Richard Adams
  • Charles Dickens
  • Dan Brown

6
Question 6 Photo

Haddonfield, Illinois is the setting for which 1978 horror film?

  • Halloween
  • Saw 6
  • The Exorcist
  • Nosferatu

7
Question 7 Photo

The Mackinac Bridge connects the Upper and Lower peninsulas of which US state?

  • Arizona
  • Michigan
  • North Carolina
  • New Hampshie

8
Question 8 Photo

In 1951, which European country saw the abdication of King Leopold lll in favour of his son Baudouin?

  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Sweden

9
Question 9 Photo

What was the title of the 1967 black comedy war film starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon?

  • The Green Berets
  • How I Won the War
  • Black Hawk Down
  • Tropic Thunder

10
Question 10 Photo

Hong Kong, in China, lies at the mouth of which river?

  • Pearl River
  • Yellow River
  • Danube River
  • Volga River

11
Question 11 Photo

In medicine the MMR vaccination gives protection against which diseases?

  • Swine Influenza
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • Cellulitis, Sabia and Brucella
  • Food Poisoning

12
Question 12 Photo

In Britain, the Cabal Ministry was formed during the reign of which monarch?

  • King Charles II
  • King Edward
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Queen Victoria

13
Question 13 Photo

The Seychelles Islands lie in which body of water?

  • Bay of Bengal
  • Indian Ocean
  • Red Sea
  • Bay of Biscay

14
Question 14 Photo

Which jazz pianist, bandleader and composer was backed by the Red Hot Peppers?

  • Chris Geith
  • Chris Abrahams
  • Geri Allen
  • Jelly Roll Morton

15
Question 15 Photo

Which British luxury liner made her maiden voyage from Southampton in May 1936?

  • Titanic
  • Queen Mary
  • Arlanza
  • Queen Elizabeth

16
Question 16 Photo

What is the name of the principal of Springfield Elementary School in the US television show ''The Simpsons''?

  • Seymour Skinner
  • Homer
  • Flanders
  • Kent Brockman

17
Question 17 Photo

In space science, the ''Big Bang Machine'' is another name for what?

  • Tiangong 1
  • Skylab
  • Hubble Space Telescope
  • The Large Hadron Collider

18
Question 18 Photo

In Greek mythology, who tore his eyes out when he discovered that he had married his mother?

  • Oedipus
  • Zeus
  • Pan
  • Apollo

19
Question 19 Photo

In which part of the human body is the metacarpus?

  • Foot
  • Hand
  • Knee
  • Head

20
Question 20 Photo

Which player scored for both sides in the 1981 UK F.A. Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City?

  • Tommy Hutchinson
  • Howard Kendall
  • Terry Venables
  • Ian Porterfield

21
Question 21 Photo

Adele Casagrande founded which Italian fashion house in 1925 in Rome?

  • Valentino
  • Fendi
  • Brioni
  • Chanel

22
Question 22 Photo

Who played Will Scarlet in the 1980's UK television series ''Robin of Sherwood''?

  • Ray Winstone
  • Judi Trott
  • Robert Addie
  • Jason Connery

23
Question 23 Photo

What is the name of a brooch or ring with a portrait profile carved in relief?

  • Kaleo
  • Trego
  • Flugo
  • Cameo

24
Question 24 Photo

In a theatre, what is the name of a private box in which people sit to watch the performance?

  • Loge
  • Elagante
  • Borvis
  • Lounge

25
Question 25 Photo

In the UK, which item of furniture in the House of Commons at Westminster was originally designed by Augustus Welby Pugin in the 19th Century?

  • Long Benches
  • Speaker's Chair
  • Shelves
  • Front Table

26
Question 26 Photo

In July 1998, which 15th Century first edition book became the most expensive book ever sold at auction?

  • Canterbury Tales
  • The First Book of Urizen
  • The Tales of Beetle the Bard
  • Gutenberg Bible

27
Question 27 Photo

What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

  • Medina
  • Riyadh
  • Tabuk
  • Bisha

28
Question 28 Photo

The epitaph of which Hollywood actress is ''She did it the hard way''?

  • Bette Davis
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Audrey Hepburn

29
Question 29 Photo

What date is Benedict 16 finishing his life as a Pope?

  • 28th February 2013
  • 2nd March 2013
  • 8th April 2013
  • 28th July 2013

30
Question 30 Photo

Which Quiz of TheQuiz is this Quiz?

  • 700th
  • 800th
  • 900th
  • 1000th

 

Header

Message

Close