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Which Egghead are you?

Tough general knowledge quiz - definitely sorts the men from the boys!! 20 Questions.

 
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1

How many symphonies did the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius compose?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 9

2

Which of these is NOT a chemical element?

  • Bohrium
  • Nobelium
  • Einsteinium

3

What is the title of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's first novel?

  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • Poor Folk
  • Crime and Punishment

4

Which Shakesperian character has children called Gonerill and Regan?

  • Falstaff
  • Polonius
  • King Lear

5

Corvus monedula is better known as which species of bird?

  • Jackdaw
  • Sparrow
  • Puffin

6

The song "Fix You" was a hit for which band?

  • Radiohead
  • Coldplay
  • The Arctic Monkeys

7

Which film features Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale as dangerously competitive magicians?

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The Illusionist
  • The Prestige

8

Which film composer is the most often Oscar-nominated?

  • James Horner
  • John Williams
  • John Barry

9

In 686, which part of the UK became the last to convert to Christianity?

  • The Isle of Wight
  • The Isle of Sheppey
  • The Isle of Man

10

The Yamaha YZF-R1 and the Suzuki GSX600 are models of what?

  • Electric Violin
  • Two-man Submarine
  • Motorcycle

11

The designers Maggie Sottero, Ian Stuart, and Caroline Castigliano are best known for which garments?

  • Knitwear
  • Bridal gowns
  • Lingerie

12

Who was king of England from 1135-1154?

  • John
  • Henry I
  • Stephen

13

Adopted by Hitler's National Socialist Party, the swastika symbol is associated with which Hindu god?

  • Shiva
  • Vishnu
  • Brahma

14

The Welsh singer Bryn Terfel is a noted opera star of which voice type?

  • Mezzo-Soprano
  • Tenor
  • Baritone

15

Which country's flag consists of two horizontal stripes of red and white?

  • Mongolia
  • Poland
  • Paraguay

16

How many strings does a standard cello have?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

17

Which of these Simpsons characters is NOT voiced by Dan Castellanata?

  • Groundskeeper Willie
  • Krusty the Clown
  • Chief Wiggum

18

Snow Leopard, Leopard, and Tiger are versions of which operating system?

  • Solaris
  • GNU/Linux
  • Mac OS X

19

Nine-banded, Pink Fairy, and Giant are species of which mammal?

  • Armadillo
  • Bat
  • Lemur

20

Which motor manufacturer produced the Calibra?

  • GM/Vauxhall
  • Volkswagon
  • Ford

 

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