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General Knowledge 15 Questions.

 
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1

In computing what does the term BIOS Mean?

  • Byte Index Overview System
  • Basic Input Output System
  • Before Initializing Operating System

2

In what year was the scouting movement formed?

  • 1907
  • 1904
  • 1908

3

Eurovision: Which UK performer said "they would rather stick pins in their eyes than experience that again"?

  • James Fox
  • Michael Ball
  • Frances Ruffelle

4

What is the only Gemstone to be composed of one single element?

  • Emerald
  • Ruby
  • Diamond

5

What is the sixth planet from the sun in our solar system?

  • Saturn
  • Jupiter
  • Venus

6

A wall clock with dots instead of numbers is hanging on a wall opposite a mirror. In the reflection the time appears to be 8:20, What is the actual time?

  • 3:20
  • 3:40
  • 8:20

7

What do Limnologists study?

  • Rivers
  • Lakes
  • Oceans

8

Nationalities: If Egyptians come from Egypt and Cypriots come from Cyprus, how are United Arab Emirates nationals better known?

  • Emirates
  • Emiratans
  • Emiratis

9

Which male first name stems from the Greek word meaning 'crown'?

  • Steven
  • Stanley
  • Staurt

10

Which famous rock singer was born on the island of Zanzibar?

  • Billy Idol
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Axle Rose

11

Which element is the most toxic known to man?

  • Polonium
  • Uranium
  • Plutonium

12

Which countries flag is the following represented? Peace, Winter & Summer, Spring & Autumn, East & West, North & South, Moon & Sun, Heaven & Earth, Man & Woman, Night & Day & Fire & Water.

  • South Korea
  • South Africa
  • South Georgia & The South Sandwich Islands

13

Which vegetable is usually found in an 'A la Florentine' dish?

  • Brocolli
  • Spinach
  • Asparagus

14

Fred Perry was the first man to win all four Grand Slam events in tennis. In which other sport was he World Champion?

  • Table Tennis
  • Squash
  • Badminton

15

The largest wine cask in the world, found in Schloss Heidelberg, holds how many litres?

  • 222,000
  • 22,000
  • 2,200

 

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