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Bit of General Trivia

Tea time special x 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which was the final film for Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe?

  • Misfits
  • It happened one night
  • Love on the run

2

What colour is produced by the complete absorption of light rays?

  • White
  • Black
  • Red

3

In which country was Neanderthal Man discovered?

  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Poland

4

Which president carved into Mount Rushmore, is wearing glasses?

  • Washington
  • Jefferson
  • Roosevelt

5

Which country originated "Art Nouveau", despite its French name?

  • England
  • Spain
  • Germany

6

What would a "Pole" do with his "Bigos"?

  • Play it
  • Ride it
  • Eat it

7

Which year saw blanks fired at the Queen a month before her eldest son's wedding?

  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1982

8

What are the ten story tellers fleeing from in Boccaccio's "The Decameron"?

  • Fire
  • Flood
  • The Plague

9

Which language is spoken on all of the French West Indies islands apart from St Barthelemy?

  • French
  • Creole
  • English

10

Which was the only year in the 1980's that Cambridge won the Boat Race?

  • 1982
  • 1986
  • 1989

11

What is the Indian equivalent of a Thai "Kaeng Phed"?

  • A Sitar
  • Tea
  • A Curry

12

Which series was Archie Duncan filming when he won the Queens Medal for Bravery for rescuing two children when a horse bolted?

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Robin Hood
  • Inspector Lestrade

13

How many days after the opening of Britain's first motorway did the first fatal accident occur?

  • 2 days
  • 4 days
  • 5 days

14

Which city did Canberra replace as the capital of Australia?

  • Perth
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne

15

Which Fleetwood Mac album only has Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks on the front of its sleeve?

  • Say you will
  • Rumours
  • Kiln House

16

Which Israeli Prime Minister was born in Kiev, Russia?

  • Golda Meir
  • Yitzhak Rabin
  • Ariel Sharon

17

Which US President's name was changed from Leslie King Jnr?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • Gerald Ford
  • Bill Clinton

18

What does fibrin do to the blood?

  • Thins it
  • Clots it
  • Oxygenates it

19

Which Central American country took its name from Mayan words meaning "Muddy Water"?

  • Belize
  • Panama
  • Guatemala

20

Which "Dallas" star sued Joan Rivers for giving out her home telephone number on national TV?

  • Linda Gray
  • Victoria Principal
  • Charlene Tilton

21

What kind of bark do Aborigines traditionally paint their pictures on?

  • Eucalyptus
  • Diamond
  • Dig

22

Weight for weight, which is the most expensive precious stone?

  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • Ruby

23

Which country hosted the Battle of Killiecrankie in 1689?

  • Ireland
  • Wales
  • Scotland

24

Which country claims the invention of the wheelbarrow?

  • England
  • India
  • China

25

Which Florida island boasts Ernest Hemingway's house?

  • Key West
  • Pine Island
  • Siesta Key

26

What four-letter word was removed from the famous hilltop sign which now reads "HOLLYWOOD"?

  • Road
  • Farm
  • Land

27

How many children did Adam and Eve jointly have?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

28

Which playing card is a symbol of death?

  • Ace of Spades
  • Ace of Clubs
  • Ace of Diamonds

29

Where is the Circle of Willis?

  • The foot
  • The ear
  • The brain

30

How many months after their wedding was it announced that Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley had parted?

  • 4 months
  • 5 months
  • 6 months

 

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