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A Medium/Hardish General Knowledge Quiz

Ten Questions From Books to Geography to Movies 10 Questions.

 
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1

What Australian river is the main tributary of Sydney Harbour?

  • Parramatta River
  • Murray River
  • Darling River

2

(In a novel by Jeanette Winterson published in 1985) What Are Not the Only Fruit ?

  • Plums
  • Oranges
  • Apples

3

Which fish has the Latin name 'Dicentrarchus labrax' (also known as Morone labrax)?

  • Shore Rockling
  • Shovel Nosed-Shark
  • European Seabass

4

What is the capital of the Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy) region of France?

  • Caen
  • Rouen
  • Lille

5

Who was the leader of The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 (a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England)?

  • Guy Fawkes
  • Robert Catesby
  • Thomas Wintour

6

What is the southernmost island of the Caribbean archipelago?

  • Barbados
  • Trinidad
  • Grenada

7

(Designed by George Carter) What was the first British jet fighter & the Allies' first operational jet?

  • English Electric Canberra
  • De Havilland Vampire
  • Gloster Meteor

8

What island is the most northerly of the Channel Islands?

  • Alderney
  • Sark
  • Guernsey

9

The character 'Captain Benjamin L. Willard' features in which epic war film?

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Catch-22
  • Platoon

10

Which French painter was the co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse?

  • Georges Braque
  • Andre Derain
  • Marcel Duchamp

 

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