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A Bit of This & That

15 General Knowledge Questions - Some Harder Than Others 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who is the presenter of the BBC TV programme 'Dragons Den'?

  • Ewan Davis
  • Peter Davis
  • Evan Davis

2

The 12,060 foot high volcano 'Semeru' is the highest peak on which South-East Asian island?

  • Java
  • New Guinea
  • Borneo

3

The 2008 movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' was directed by which English filmmaker?

  • Danny Boyle
  • Alex Cox
  • Mike Leigh

4

Often used for sculptural casting, which metal has a low-grade variety called spelter?

  • Lead
  • Zinc
  • Antimony

5

Which fruit provides the basis for Quetsch brandy?

  • Apple
  • Cherry
  • Plum

6

In which Puccini opera is the hero Dick Johnson also known as Ramerrez?

  • Madama Butterfly
  • The Girl of the Golden West
  • Turandot

7

'Tralee' is the county town of which Irish county?

  • Kerry
  • Donegal
  • Kilkenny

8

Who wrote the famous 1934 novel 'Goodbye Mr Chips'?

  • John Steinbeck
  • James Hilton
  • Joseph Conrad

9

January King, Primo, Derby Day & Greyhound are varieties of which common vegetable?

  • Brussel Sprout
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage

10

Which is the longest river in New Zealand?

  • Clarence River
  • Wanganui River
  • Waikato River

11

Who wrote the book 'The Eagle Has Landed' in 1975?

  • John Grisham
  • Sidney Sheldon
  • Jack Higgins

12

Who was the initiator of the Futurist movement, the first historical avant-garde of the twentieth century?

  • Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
  • Umberto Boccioni
  • Luigi Russolo

13

Who became the first Chancellor of the reunited Germany in 1990?

  • Gerhard Schroder
  • Helmut Kohl
  • Helmut Schmidt

14

Which character did Julia Roberts play in the Steven Spielberg film 'Hook'?

  • Mary Darling
  • Wendy Darling
  • Tinker Bell

15

In which country is the most northerly point of Africa?

  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • Morocco

 

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