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General Knowledge Friday

12 Questions including the Who & the Human Body 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which former English football Premiership Manager has a brother that is the band manager of the 'Who'

  • Kevin Keegan
  • Sam Allardyce
  • Alan Curbishley

2

Tory Politician George Osborne stands to inherit a substantial share of his father's company Osborne & Little - What do they make?

  • Surgical Instruments
  • Fabric & Wallpapers
  • Cheese & Dairy Products

3

Which King of England was the subject of the 1968 movie 'The Lion in Winter'?

  • King Edward I
  • King Richard I
  • King Henry II

4

(Pending any further discoveries) What is thought to have been the largest of all known carnivorous dinosaurs?

  • Giganotosaurus
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Spinosaurus

5

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's 'Royal Albert Bridge' spans which English river?

  • River Tamar
  • River Lea
  • River Thames

6

Which actor led the band of outlaws in the 1969 movie 'The Wild Bunch'?

  • Lee Marvin
  • William Holden
  • Paul Newman

7

Who is quoted as having said 'Never trust a man with short legs - His brains are too near his bottom'?

  • Noel Coward
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Mark Twain

8

Which garden plant is also known as 'Old Man's Beard' & 'Traveller's Joy'?

  • Forsythia
  • Honeysuckle
  • Clematis

9

'Graves Disease' is caused by a malfunction of which gland in the human body?

  • Pituitary
  • Thyroid
  • Pineal

10

Which British sailor became the 1st woman in history to sail single-handed non-stop around the world against the prevailing winds & currents?

  • Tracy Edwards
  • Ellen MacArthur
  • Dee Caffari

11

The 'Golden Lion statuette' is awarded at which film festival?

  • Venice Film Festival
  • Berlin Film Festival
  • Edinburgh Film Festival

12

'Major Walter Clopton Wingfield' is credited by many experts for inventing which sport in 1873?

  • Racquetball
  • Badminton
  • Lawn Tennis

 

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