General Knowledge Part I
A quick test of your general knowledge. 20 Questions.
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Which Shakespearean character proclaimed, "All the world's a stage" in his monologue in Act II of "As You Like It"?
What nationality was Christopher Columbus?
"Oh Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars." is the famous ending to which 1942 movie classic?
Gone With The Wind
Who wrote the "Lays of Ancient Rome"?
Thomas Babbington Macauley
Dylan Marlais Thomas
What is the capital city of Uruguay?
Which famous composer's "Dance of the Knights" from his ballet of "Romeo and Juliet" is also the opening music to BBC1's "The Apprentice"?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
How many keys make up a full-size piano?
Who was the 3rd president of the United States, serving from 1801 to 1809?
The Duke of Wellington a.k.a 'The Iron Duke' was one of the 19th century's leading political and military figureheads. But what was his actual name?
Who played the original Doctor in BBC1's long-running sci-fi series "Doctor Who"?
Who finally proved Fermat's last theorem, 358 years after Fermat first posed the problem?
Which of the following was not one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world?
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
The Lighthouse of Alexandria
The Sphinx of Giza
On which date was Nelson Mandela released after 27 years of imprisonment?
11th February 1990
9th November 1989
12th April 1991
Which famous novel begins with the line, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,"?
A Tale of Two Cities
At what age was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart buried in a common grave in Vienna?
What is the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet
What was the name of the first Emperor of China who also built the first version of the Great Wall of China?
Qin Shi Huang
The British explorer Captain James Cook was the first European to discover Australia and made the first circumnavigation of New Zealand. But where did he die?
In what year did the Battle of Trafalgar take place?
Which artist has had the most number 1 singles in the UK since the beginning of the UK Singles Chart in 1952?
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