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General Knowledge Mishmash

Questions on Crime to the Battle of Gettysburg to Nazi Germany 10 Questions.

 
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1

Only 4 criminals in British history have been given new identities Maxine Carr, Robert Thompson, Jon Venables & which other?

  • Rosemary West
  • Ruth Ellis
  • Mary Bell

2

Which snake has the most potent venom in the world of any land snake?

  • Inland Taipan
  • Indian Cobra
  • Death Adder

3

In which U.S state did the 1863 'Battle of Gettysburg' take place?

  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • South Carolina

4

What is the largest airport in the world in terms of land area (780 km²)?

  • London Heathrow Airport
  • King Fahd International Airport
  • O'Hare International Airport

5

Who is buried in the great marble sarcophagus made by Benedetto da Rovezzano for Cardinal Wolsey ?

  • Duke of Wellington
  • Admiral Lord Nelson
  • King Henry VIII

6

The 2009 swine flu pandemic began in the state of Veracruz in which country?

  • Mexico
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras

7

English Monarchs: Who was the last king of the house of Wessex?

  • Edward the Confessor
  • Alfred the Great
  • Harold II

8

What number holds the record for the largest number ever used in a serious mathematical proof?

  • Googolplex
  • Googol
  • Graham's number

9

What was the name of the horse that won the 1st Grand Liverpool Steeplechase (later renamed the Grand National)?

  • The Duke
  • Foinavon
  • Oxo

10

What was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that began on 22 June 1941?

  • Operation Torch
  • Operation Barbarossa
  • Operation Sealion

 

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