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Even More General Knowledge Quiz

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1

What is the Scottish liqueur made from whisky and heather honey?

  • Mead
  • Drambuie
  • Mastic

2

Bastille Day is celebrated by the French on which date?

  • 11th July
  • 12th July
  • 14th July

3

What is the name of the character played by Angus Deayton in One Foot in the Grave?

  • Richard
  • Patrick
  • Victor

4

Tall, Dark & Gruesome is the autobiography of which recently knighted British actor?

  • Sean Connery
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Christopher Lee

5

Which Scottish novelist created the character Inspector Rebus?

  • Ian Rankin
  • Iain Banks
  • Ian Hamilton

6

CL is the international car registration for which country?

  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • China

7

What was the first U.K. no. 1 single of the 2000s?

  • Cliff Richard - MIllennium Prayer
  • Britney Spears - Born to Make You Happy
  • Westlife - I Have a Dream / Seasons in the Sun

8

The Crystal Wedding Anniversary is celebrated after how many years of marriage?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 15

9

Which two U.S. cities are linked by Route 66?

  • Chicago & Los Angelus
  • New York & San Francisco
  • Washington DC & Las Vegas

10

Red Alert, Big Boy and Moneymaker are varieties of which popular salad ingredient?

  • Radish
  • Tomato
  • Cucumber

11

Which D.H. Lawrence novel opens with this line - Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically?

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover
  • Sons and Lovers
  • Women in Love

12

What is the capital of Bermuda?

  • Lewis
  • Perth
  • Hamilton

13

Which Bronte sister wrote Wuthering Heights?

  • Anne
  • Emily
  • Charlotte

14

Acetylsalicylic Acid is commonly known as what?

  • Aspirin
  • Codeine
  • Paracetomal

15

Michael Owen currently (August 2009) plays for which football club?

  • Liverpool F.C.
  • Newcastle United
  • Manchester United

16

Before becoming a comedian, Harry Hill qualified and worked as a what?

  • Lab Technician
  • Dentist
  • Doctor

17

According to superstition, how many years of bad luck follow the breaking of a mirror?

  • 7
  • 9
  • 13

18

What do the initials J.R.R. stand for in J.R.R. Tolkien?

  • John Ronald Reuel
  • Joseph Reginald Robert
  • Jonathan Raphael Reeves

19

Complete the title of the Beatles song, Norwegian .......

  • Flute
  • Girl
  • Wood

20

Maurice Micklewhite is better known as whom?

  • James May
  • Eric Morcambe
  • Michael Caine

21

Malin Head, the most northernly point in Ireland, is in which county?

  • Antrim
  • Down
  • Donegal

22

The sterile offspring of a zebra stallion and a horse mare is called what?

  • Striped Mule
  • African Zebhorse
  • Zorse

23

Fe is the checical symbol for which metallic element?

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Platinum

24

What is the state capital of Florida?

  • Orlando
  • Miami
  • Tallahassee

25

The adjective cervine means what?

  • swan-like
  • snake-like
  • deer-like

 

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