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General Knowledge Mayhem

A Tricky Little General Quiz 10 Questions.

 
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1

The most distant stream (thus the ultimate source of the Nile) emerges from a Forest in which country?

  • Sudan
  • Egypt
  • Rwanda

2

'I Am a Camera' was the non-musical precursor to which hit Broadway musical?

  • Cabaret
  • The Producers
  • A Chorus Line

3

What was the name of the first capital of Egypt under Arab rule?

  • Fustat
  • Alexandria
  • Memphis

4

What name was given to the first truly portable fully automatic machine gun?

  • The Gatling gun
  • The Puckle Gun
  • The Maxim Gun

5

From which country does 'Vinho Verde' wine originate?

  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy

6

'Barry Lyndon' is a 1975 period movie by Stanley Kubrick loosely based on an 1844 novel by whom?

  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Henry James
  • Wilkie Collins

7

Only two countries in South America do not have a border with Brazil - Chile is one but what is the other?

  • Paraguay
  • Ecuador
  • Colombia

8

Which character gets his name from a Tuscan word meaning 'pine nut' or 'pine eyes'?

  • Egroeg Sacul
  • Harlequin
  • Pinocchio

9

Benjamin Briggs was the Captain of which famous ship?

  • The Mary Celeste
  • The Titanic
  • The Mayflower

10

If you died by 'Lapidation' How would you have been killed?

  • Strangled
  • Stoned
  • Hanged

 

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