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General Knowledge Quizzage

Test your knowledge on this tricky(ish) general quiz 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which famous actor claimed to have escaped from a Georgia chain gang six days after he was arrested for vagrancy?

  • William Holden
  • Robert Mitchum
  • Humphrey Bogart

2

Which area of New York is also known as Clinton or Midtown West?

  • Greenwich Village
  • Hell's Kitchen
  • TriBeCa

3

Which John Steinbeck book includes the characters Carl Tiflin & Billy Buck?

  • The Red Pony
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Of Mice and Men

4

Who (along with Charles Darwin) co-discovered the theory of evolution by natural selection?

  • Robert Hooke
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
  • Charles Lyell

5

Who is the the only person to have won both a Nobel Prize (Literature) & an Oscar (Screenplay)?

  • Tom Clancy
  • Albert Camus
  • George Bernard Shaw

6

What is/was a 'Scott Flying Squirrel'?

  • A War II Jet Fighter Aircraft
  • A 1000 Pound Napalm Bomb
  • A British motorcycle

7

What name is given to a dandelion seed head?

  • Clock
  • Ball
  • Balloon

8

In which English county can you find the 'Needles'?

  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Isle of Wight

9

What is the capital and the largest city of Kyrgyzstan?

  • Bishkek
  • Ashgabat
  • Astana

10

Which hypothetical massive scalar elementary particle is often refered to as the 'The God Particle'?

  • Graviton
  • Higgs Boson
  • Tachyon

 

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