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General Knowledge Part Deux

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1

'Haiti' & 'Puerto Rico' are part of which island group?

  • Greater Antilles
  • Bahamas
  • Lesser Antilles

2

What was the first British top ten hit for the 'Boomtown Rats'?

  • Like Clockwork
  • I Don't Like Mondays
  • Banana Republic

3

How is French author 'Henri Beyle' better known?

  • Stendhal
  • Colette
  • Voltaire

4

'Hispy' & 'Choux Pontou' are types of which vegetable?

  • Beetroot
  • Parsnip
  • Cabbage

5

In which part of the body would you find the 'Macula Lutea'?

  • Liver
  • Eye
  • Ear

6

Which famous building is also known as '1 Canada Square'?

  • The Skyscraper in Canary Wharf London
  • The CN Tower Toronto Ontario
  • The AMP Centrepoint Tower Sydney

7

The 'Babington Plot' was the event which most directly led to the execution of which Royal?

  • Anne Boleyn
  • Mary (Queen of Scots)
  • Catherine Howard

8

Which animal appears on the flag of the U.S state of California?

  • Buffalo
  • Bear
  • Beaver

9

Which Hogwarts schoolboy is often accompanied by his two thugs 'Crabbe' & 'Goyle'?

  • Cedric Diggory
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Malcolm Baddock

10

Which thoroughbred horse race is the third and final leg of the American 'Triple Crown'?

  • Kentucky Derby
  • Belmont Stakes
  • Preakness Stakes

11

In Arthurian legend, who was the most virtuous knight of the Round Table?

  • Sir Percival
  • Sir Galahad
  • Sir Lancelot

12

Which organisation has the most visited listed buildings in Britain?

  • The London Underground
  • The Church of England
  • The National Trust

13

What name was given to the large U.S wagons with broad wheels & arched canvas top used in the 19th century?

  • Achomawi Wagon
  • Clayoquot Wagon
  • Conestoga Wagon

14

On 15 July 2011 who resigned as chief executive of News International after the News of the World phone-hacking scandal?

  • Andy Coulson
  • Rebekah Brooks
  • Les Hinton

15

Which Swiss town/city is famous as the host to the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum?

  • Zurich
  • Basel
  • Davos

 

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