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A Tricky General Knowledge Quiz?

My general Knowledge quiz. If you like pub quizzes then you might like this, quite a varied range of questions, enjoy. 30 Questions.

 
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1

If you ordered a 'steak diane' what would be the chief ingredients of the sauce?

  • Cheese and Onion
  • Mushroom and peppercorn
  • Brandy and Mustard

2

How many keys on a standard piano?

  • 80
  • 88
  • 94

3

At which war was the 'Victoria Cross' first awarded?

  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • The First Boer War
  • Crimean War

4

In what year was the first edition of the 'UK Highway Code' published?

  • 1909
  • 1919
  • 1931

5

The five most populated countries are China, India, USA, Indonesia and Brazil, but can you put in order 6,7,8, and 9?

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  • Pakistan
  • Nigeria
  • Russia
  • Bangladesh

6

'Ablutophobia' is the fear of what?

  • Washing
  • Clowns
  • Walking under ladders

7

Who is credited with coming up with the saying 'one good turn deserves another'?

  • Pliny the Elder
  • Confucius
  • Gaius Petronius

8

Fill in the missing number to solve the equation,(___ + 207) x 7 +3941?

  • 356
  • 436
  • 463

9

What is the name of Wayne Rooney and Coleen's baby son?

  • Wayne
  • Kai
  • Milo

10

Who in Enfield 1967 became the first person to use a cash machine in the UK?

  • Sid James
  • Reg Varney
  • Spike Milligan

11

Can you put these drink in the order they were first sold?

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  • Irn bru
  • Lucazade
  • Fanta
  • Dr Pepper

12

How many teaspoons of sugar on average does a 500ml bottle of original Lucazade contain?

  • 7
  • 14
  • 21

13

In what year was the reality TV show 'Big Brother' first on our screens in the UK?

  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2001

14

In 1603 King James I became king of England but he was already King James VI of which country?

  • Wales
  • Norway
  • Scotland

15

Can you match these Philladelphia sporting franchises to their respective sports?

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Left

  • Eagles
  • Phillies
  • 76ers
  • Flyers

Right

  • American Football
  • Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Baseball

16

Tom Hanks has been nominated five times for the best actor oscar and won twice, but for which film did he win his first?

  • Big
  • Forrest Gump
  • Philadelphia

17

What is the state capital of Alaska?

  • Anchorage
  • Barrow
  • Juneau

18

Who was the last 'English' manager to manage a 'English' club team to the top 'English' league title?

  • Howard Wilkinson
  • Roy Evans
  • Graham Taylor

19

Which city was the 'European city of culture' in 2005?

  • Cork
  • Liverpool
  • Glasgow

20

Can you put these National 'patron saints' days in order of earliest to last in the calendar year?

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  • St George's day
  • St Andrew's day
  • St David's day
  • St Patrick's day

21

Which of these words is spelt correctly?

  • acommodate
  • accomodate
  • accommodate

22

Who is the current Chancellor of the Exchequer (14/6/10)?

  • Kenneth Clarke
  • Dr Vince Cable
  • George Osbourne

23

What was TV funny man's Harry Hill's job before he became a comedian?

  • Science Teacher
  • Dentist
  • Brain Surgeon

24

TV's 'Royle Family' Jim (Ricky Tomlinson) and Barb (Sue Johnson) also played a married couple in the early years of 'Brookside' but what was their surname in this soap?

  • Grant
  • Corkhill
  • Dixon

25

Put these events from British history in order (earliest first)?

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  • Signing of the Magna Carta
  • Viking Raids
  • Roman Conquests of Britain
  • Battle of Hastings

26

How is Shawn Corey Carter better known?

  • Ice T
  • Ice Cube
  • Jay-Z

27

What is the capital city of India?

  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai

28

Which supermarket was founded by Jack Cohen in 1919 when he began to sell surplus groceries on a market stall?

  • Asda
  • Morrisons
  • Tesco

29

Who is 'Hercule Poirot's' secretary?

  • Miss Peach
  • Miss Lemon
  • Miss Plum

30

Match the 'Wags' to the England players?

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Left

  • Steve Gerrard
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Frank Lampard
  • Peter Crouch

Right

  • Christine Bleakley
  • Coleen Rooney
  • Alex Curran
  • Abby Clancy

 

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