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More Fun General Knowledge

More Tuff(ish) General Knowledge Stuff 10 Questions.

 
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1

Amy Johnson disappeared in flight over which world river estuary on Jan 5, 1941?

  • Amazon
  • Congo
  • Thames

2

What bodily function is also called 'Sternutation'?

  • Hiccup
  • Cough
  • Sneeze

3

Which rare earth metal with a bright silver lustre has the Atomic number 62?

  • Samarium
  • Dysprosium
  • Praseodymium

4

What is the name of Tom Sawyer's aunt?

  • Aunt Polly
  • Aunt Amelia
  • Aunt Minnie

5

Who wrote 'The Killer Angels', a historical novel that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975?

  • Eudora Welty
  • Michael Sharra
  • Wallace Stegner

6

Which town in Sweden has 4 elements named after it in the periodic table?

  • Uppsala
  • Yttrium
  • Ystad

7

Who was the Highwayman Hero of 'The Beggar's Opera' by John Gay?

  • Captain Macnee
  • Captain Macbride
  • Captain Macheath

8

In Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' who defends Antonio against Shylock's demand for 'a pound of flesh'?

  • Portia
  • Bassanio
  • Lorenzo

9

Which birds are sometimes known by the alternative name 'Mother Carey's Chickens'?

  • Puffins
  • Storm Petrels
  • Pelicans

10

We all know that Roger Bannister ran the first timed sub-4-minute mile - but who ran the second timed sub-4-minute mile?

  • Chris Chataway
  • John Landy
  • Ron Clarke

 

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