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A General Knowledge Quiz

"...without aim or purpose". Sounds about right. 15 Questions.

 
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1

In the year 2000, a Russian nuclear submarine sank following an internal explosion with the loss of 118 crew. What was the name of the submarine?

  • Minsk
  • Kursk
  • Omsk

2

Walt Disney died in Dec '66. What was rumoured to have happened shortly afterwards?

  • He was buried at sea
  • He was knighted posthumously
  • His body was cryogenically frozen

3

Which car company has its headquarters in the German town of Ingolstadt?

  • BMW
  • Porsche
  • Audi

4

Which war do the dates 1914-1918 suggest?

  • the War of the Roses
  • the Boer War
  • World War I

5

Who was the British Prime Minister between 1990 and 1997?

  • John Major
  • Tony Blair
  • Margaret Thatcher

6

In which county would you find the town of Uttoxeter?

  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Kent

7

What is the world's most venomous snake?

  • Western Brown Snake
  • Giant Black Tiger Snake
  • Inland Taipan

8

Match the sides together to complete the correct titles of Shakespeare's plays.

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Left

  • Romeo and
  • The Taming of
  • The Merchant of
  • Much ado about

Right

  • Juliet
  • Nothing
  • Venice
  • the shrew

9

The name of which rock band was the surname of Charles Manson's getaway driver?

  • Muse
  • Kasabian
  • Keane

10

Which country is the worlds largest producer of gold?

  • China
  • Canada
  • Botswana

11

What is the Burj Khalifa?

  • The Worlds biggest ship
  • The Worlds deepest cave
  • The Worlds tallest building

12

If a triangle is scalene.........

  • ...all sides are the same length.
  • ...it has three unequal sides.
  • ...one of the angles is a right angle

13

Who won X Factor 2009?

  • Stacy Soloman
  • Joe McElderry
  • Olly Murs

14

Who took over the Radio 2 Breakfast Show from the recently retired Terry Wogan?

  • Chris Tarrant
  • Chris Evans
  • Chris Moyles

15

Match these F1 drivers with the teams they are starting for in the 2010 season.

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Left

  • Jenson Button
  • Sebastian Vettel
  • Fernando Alonso
  • Michael Schumacher

Right

  • McLaren Mercedes
  • Scuderia Ferrari
  • Red Bull Racing Renault
  • Mercedes GP

 

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