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General Knowlege Pot Luck

Pot Luck Type Quizzage test general knowledge skills with questions including history and sport. 15 Questions.

 
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1

Which lawyer, diarist, & author born in Edinburgh, is best known for his biography of Dr Samuel Johnson?

  • William Adams
  • Edward Cave
  • James Boswell

2

What is the capital of American Samoa?

  • Fagatogo
  • Utulei
  • Pago Pago

3

Which Pope was elected in April 896 as a result of riots soon after the death of Pope Formosus?

  • Pope Boniface VI
  • Celestine IV
  • Urban VII

4

Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten is a daily broadsheet newspaper based in which country?

  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Denmark

5

Which actor played the part of Newman on the U.S television comedy show Seinfeld?

  • Wayne Knight
  • John Randolph
  • Patrick Warburton

6

Which golfer won the U.S Masters Tournament in1934?

  • Horton Smith
  • Gene Sarazen
  • Byron Nelson

7

Which Roman Emperor was the last emperor of both the Eastern & Western Roman Empire?

  • Flavius Theodosius
  • Flavius Valentinianus
  • Flavius Julius Valens

8

Which ship of the 1588 Spanish Armada foundered & sank off Lacada Point, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on the night of 26 October 1588?

  • La Girona
  • San Martin
  • San Salvador

9

Which author won the Booker Prize in 1970?

  • Bernice Rubens
  • V. S. Naipaul
  • Iris Murdoch

10

What was the name of the second British aircraft carrier to leave for the Falkland Islands in 1982?

  • Invincible
  • Ark Royal
  • Hermes

11

What does the 'G' stand for in the namr of the American saxophonist 'Kenny G'?

  • Graham
  • Gorelick
  • Gilbert

12

In which Shakespeare play do the characters Feste & Curio appear?

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Tempest
  • Twelfth Night

13

In Norse mythology what name was given to the goddesses of the Aesir (led by Frigg)?

  • Gefjun
  • Aesir
  • Asynjur

14

What was the name of Paris Hilton's Chihuahua that viciously attacked a U.S TV producer on the 'Today' show?

  • Powder Puff
  • Tinkerbell
  • Fifi

15

What is the longest & largest of all constellations in the night sky?

  • Hydra
  • Virgo
  • Cygnus

 

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