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Tough(ish) General Knowledge

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1

What ship was sunk by French Secret Service agents in Auckland Harbor in 1985?

  • Rainbow Fighter
  • Rainbow Warrior
  • Rainbow Defender

2

Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 1951 for developing a vaccine against yellow fever?

  • Max Theiler
  • Selman Waksman
  • Hugo Theorell

3

(Now recognised all over the world) What in 1956 was invented & patented by Malcom McLean?

  • The first credit card
  • The first metal shipping container
  • The first electronic ATM

4

Which World War II conference took place from November 28 – December 1, 1943?

  • Tehran
  • Potsdam
  • Yalta

5

Which country's name is derived from an Arawak (aboriginal Indian) word meaning 'land of wood and water'?

  • Guadeloupe
  • Bahamas
  • Jamaica

6

What name is given to a horizontal dividing bar of wood or stone in a window?

  • Mullion
  • Stanchion
  • Transom

7

In 1893 which country was the first in the world to introduce a driving test?

  • Germany
  • Britain
  • France

8

At the time of the census which was conducted by Moses in the 1st chapter of Numbers, which of the 12 tribes of Israel was the largest?

  • Gad
  • Judah
  • Reuben

9

What is the longest book in the Bible?

  • Psalms
  • Acts
  • Proverbs

10

What would a 'Fellmonger' traditionally deal in?

  • Skins of animals
  • Moss and peat
  • Rocks and stones

11

Who was the author of the book 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being'?

  • Pavel Kohout
  • Franz Kafka
  • Milan Kundera

12

Which Tarot card character will you find in a copy of 'Led Zeppelin IV'?

  • The High Priestess
  • The Hermit
  • The Magician

 

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