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TheQuiz's 800th Quiz - General Knowledge Quiz

This is a big success so I will carry on but I hope it is a very fun quiz too! 30 Questions.

 
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The Mount in Shrewsbury, Shropshire was the birthplace of which 19th Century naturalist?

  • Charles Darwin
  • Heny James
  • Walter Scott
  • Paul Hervieu

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What is the US state capital of Missouri?

  • Flagstaff
  • Jefferson City
  • San Diego
  • Chicago

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The Naga Viper is what type of foodstuff?

  • Crisps
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Celery
  • Chilli Pepper

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In the novel ''The Lord of the Rings'' , who is the King of Rohan?

  • Theoden
  • Banksy
  • Darwin
  • Dandeldore

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Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday which marks the end of what?

  • Eid
  • Ramadan
  • Easter
  • Christmas

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''The Beehive'' is the common name of the Executive Wing of the parliamentary building in which country?

  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Thailand

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Which modern-day country was known as the Khmer Republic between 1970 and 1975?

  • Myanmar
  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Laos

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Who became British Prime Minister in June 2007?

  • Gordon Brown
  • Nick Clegg
  • David Cameron
  • Tony Blair

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A sheepshead is what type of creature?

  • Goat
  • Fish
  • Sheep
  • Dog

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Rodney Pattison won Olympic gold medals for Britain in 1968 and 1972 in which sport?

  • Sailing
  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Swimming

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Who hosted the ‘$64,000 Question’ on British television?

  • Francis Roy
  • Bob Monkhouse
  • Jimmy Dunn
  • Frank Bottomley

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In Greek mythology, who was the King of Corinth, condemned to eternal punishment for deceitfulness to push a heavy rock up a steep hill which would always roll down again?

  • Sisyphus
  • Hades
  • Armagedon
  • Zeus

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The tune to which pop song is used in the UK television advert ''Confused.com''?

  • Heroes
  • YMCA
  • Look and Love
  • Angels

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Gephyrophobia is the abnormal fear of which type of structures?

  • Skyscrapers
  • Bridges
  • Pathways
  • Cranes

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Which historic figure was reputed to have said ''The die is cast'' as they stood at the edge of the Rubicon River?

  • Caligula
  • Julius Caeser
  • Nero
  • Septimius Severus

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The wine Retsina is native to which European country?

  • Greece
  • Bulgaria
  • France
  • Portugal

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What was the name of the speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr in Washington D.C. in August 1963?

  • Freedom to All
  • I Have A Dream
  • We All Have Rights
  • One For All

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Roman Abramovich bought which English football club in 2003?

  • Chelsea F.C.
  • Arsenal F.C.
  • Bradford F.C.
  • Leeds United F.C.

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Phobophobia is the irrational fear of developing a what?

  • Cancer
  • Phobia
  • Diabetes
  • Influenza

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If a creature is ''Abranchiate'' what does it not have?

  • Gills
  • Antenna
  • Eyes
  • Lungs

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How many stations are there on the Chicago ''L'' rail system?

  • 128
  • 145
  • 173
  • 888

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How many white stripes are there on the national flag of Greece?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8

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In computing, what does the ''L'' in URL stand for?

  • Long
  • Link
  • Location
  • Locator

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Which is the only sign of the Zodiac represented by an object, rather than a person or animal?

  • Libra
  • Aries
  • Taurus
  • Scorpio

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Russian doctor Ivan Pavlov was known for his experiments on which animals?

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Mouses

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In nature, what are Spring and Neap?

  • Tides
  • Lakes
  • Currents
  • Waterfalls

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The First World War began during which month of 1914?

  • March
  • July
  • September
  • October

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In which year was the maximum speed limit of 70 mph introduced in the UK?

  • 1965
  • 1975
  • 1986
  • 1998

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Poland has how many provinces?

  • 8
  • 16
  • 24
  • 88

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This is TheQuiz's ''what'' quiz?

  • 800th
  • 900th
  • 1000th
  • 1800th

 

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