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General Knowledge Trivia

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1

In which country is Valparaiso?

  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Uruguay

2

In which Jane Austen novel do Sir Thomas Bertram & Mrs Norris appear?

  • Emma
  • Persuasion
  • Mansfield Park

3

Which U.S. President was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz?

  • James A. Garfield
  • William McKinley
  • Zachary Taylor

4

Which is the most northerly of Japan's four main islands?

  • Kyushu
  • Honshu
  • Hokkaido

5

In which English county was the artist John Constable born?

  • Suffolk
  • Norfolk
  • Sussex

6

With which instrument would you associate the musician James Galway?

  • Flute
  • Violin
  • Guitar

7

Which English novelist had the middle names John Huffam?

  • Thomas Hardy
  • Kingsley Amis
  • Charles Dickens

8

In Greek mythology, who gave Theseus the thread with which he found his way out of the Minotaur's labyrinth?

  • Ariadne
  • Phaedra
  • Antiope

9

Lackey, Garden Tiger and Sallow Kitten are all types of which Insect?

  • Locust
  • Beetle
  • Moth

10

In which French city was Joan of Arc burnt at the stake?

  • Rouen
  • Lyon
  • Orleans

11

Who composed the overtures 'Egmont' and 'Coriolan'?

  • Mendelssohn
  • Beethoven
  • Berlioz

12

During the 16th century, the artist Tintoretto flourished in which Italian city?

  • Florence
  • Naples
  • Venice

13

What was the real first name of landscape gardener 'Capability' Brown?

  • Lutwidge
  • Lemuel
  • Lancelot

14

(In the U.S.) In which month of the year is Columbus Day?

  • October
  • November
  • December

15

In which year did both Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin die?

  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1971

 

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