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General Knowledge Quiz 2

A GK Quiz 20 Questions.

 
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According to which belief is the concept of time a paradox and an illusion?

  • Church of The Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
  • Kabbalah
  • Scientology
  • Buddhism

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What planet of the Solar System does this sign represent?

  • Mercury
  • Jupiter
  • Uranus
  • Saturn

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Which British medal was awarded for "Acts of the greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger"?

  • The Military Cross
  • The George Cross
  • The Victoria Cross
  • The Distinguished Service Order

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What is the next line in this nursery rhyme - "One Two, buckle my shoe - - - - -"?

  • "Three four, lay them straight"
  • "Three four, pick up sticks"
  • "Three four, shut the door"
  • "Three four, a big fat hen"

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Which of the following creatures would possess 'Ampullae of Lorenzini'?

  • Shark
  • Dog
  • Hummingbird
  • Snake

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At 2,962m (9,718ft.) which is Germany's highest mountain?

  • Eiger
  • Jungfrau
  • Zugspitze
  • Matterhorn

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The island of Curacao in the Caribbean is a constituent country of which European sovereign state?

  • France
  • Germany
  • Portugal
  • The Netherlands

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With a price tag of $1.3 million, what are the world's most expensive pair of jeans (in 2015-2016)?

  • Escada Swarovski Crystal
  • Dussault Apparel Thrashed Denim
  • Secret Circus Diamonds
  • Earnest Sown Custom Fit

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As of August 2016, which is the only man-made probe to have visited both Neptune and Uranus?

  • Gemini 1
  • Voyager 2
  • Viking 2
  • Mariner 9

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The comedy duo Hinge and Brackett lived in which fictitious English town?

  • Stackton Tressel
  • Stickton Carpett
  • Little Decorum
  • Much Tittering

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In Cockney rhyming slang, what are your "Hampsteads"?

  • Hair
  • Arms
  • Teeth
  • Eyes

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The American STP motor-oil company was founded in 1953 and their car stickers became popular in the 1970's, what did their initials 'STP' stand for?

  • Sodium Tripolyphosphate
  • South Texas Project
  • Standard temperature & pressure
  • Scientifically treated petroleum

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As of August 2016, who is the current (womens) Olympic and world heptathlon champion?

  • Lilli Schwarzkopf (Germany)
  • Tatyana Chernova (Russia)
  • Jessica Ennis-Hill (GB)
  • Nataliya Dobrynska (Ukraine)

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Canasta is part of which family of card games?

  • Whist
  • Rummy
  • Bridge
  • Poker

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With over 100 million copies sold to date (August 2016), which is Agatha Christie's best selling novel?

  • 'And then there were none'
  • 'Murder on the Orient Express'
  • 'The murder of Roger Ackroyd'
  • 'Evil under the Sun'

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Which member of the "Banana Splits" (TV show) was the drumming Gorilla?

  • Drooper
  • Fleegle
  • Bingo
  • Snorky

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Which British Prime Minister's reign in office began on 7th April 1908 and lasted until 7th December 1916?

  • Henry Campbell-Bannerman
  • Herbet Henry Asquith
  • David Lloyd-George
  • Andrew Bonar Law

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In chemistry, what are metals that are resistant to corrosion and oxidation known as?

  • Base metals
  • Noble metals
  • Precious metals
  • Minor metals

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In 2006, which Finnish band became the first and only (up to 2016) hard rock act to win the Eurovision Song Contest?

  • Laidy
  • Lewdi
  • Loudi
  • Lordi

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And finally, what UK motorway sign does this indicate?

  • Advisory speed limit sign
  • Mandatory speed limit sign
  • Minimum speed limit sign
  • Beware of fog, visibility 50 yds.

 

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