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Pistol General Knowledge Quiz

A short general knowledge quiz. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which river flows through the Grand Canyon, Arizona?

  • Rio Grande
  • Colorado
  • Platte River

2

What is an onager?

  • A wild ass
  • A type of finch
  • A freshwater alligator

3

What is the correct term for the flat-topped funerary structures which surround the Pyramids of Giza?

  • Mastabas
  • Pediments
  • Ziggurats

4

Which battle in the Napoleonic Wars is sometimes known as ‘the Battle of the Three Emperors’?

  • Waterloo
  • Jena
  • Austerlitz

5

From the wood of which tree was Noah’s Ark built?

  • Oak
  • Cedar
  • Gopher

6

Of which group of islands is Hugh Town the capital?

  • Channel Islands
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Shetland Isles

7

How many standard bottles of champagne make up a Balthazar?

  • 12
  • 16
  • 24

8

What do you use to play the game ‘craps’?

  • Cards
  • Dominoes
  • Dice

9

Which marshal in Napoleon’s armies became King Charles XIV of Sweden and Norway?

  • Michel Ney
  • Joachim Murat
  • Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte

10

Which English city was called Eboracum by the Romans?

  • Chester
  • St. Albans
  • York

 

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