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Bumper Quiz II

So many questions, but this time with a few more seconds on the clock. Remember though, time management is key. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which city in Brazil will host the 2016 Summer Olympics?

  • Sao Paulo
  • Brasilia
  • Rio de Janeiro

2

What is the largest ocean on the planet?

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Arctic Ocean

3

The Russian Revolution of 1917 lead to the abdication of which royal, ultimately ending the Russian Empire?

  • Nicholas II
  • Alexander III
  • Paul I

4

In George Orwell's "Animal Farm" what is the name of the Pig, who becomes the main antagonist by asserting himself as 'President of Animal Farm' ?

  • Napoleon
  • Stalin
  • Lenin

5

In the human body the Endocrine system is a series of glands which secretes what?

  • Hormones
  • White Blood Cells
  • Plasma

6

Put these Michael Jackson hit songs in chronological order earliest-first, latest-last

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  • Ben
  • Don't Stop til You Get Enough
  • Billie Jean
  • Thriller

7

In the original board game "Cluedo" (US: "Clue") what is the name of the victim?

  • Earl Gray
  • Dr. Black
  • Fuchia Jr

8

Who was the THIRD person to walk on the moon?

  • Alan Bean
  • David Scott
  • Pete Conrad

9

Which of these countries does not take part in the "Barclays Premier League" a football league in the UK?

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland

10

What is the name of the largest city in the largest state of the USA?

  • Anchorage
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles

11

In British monarchy, what was the name of Oliver Cromwell's son who took over from him as 'Lord Protector'?

  • Richard
  • Henry
  • William

12

Which American author wrote the "Twilight" series of novels?

  • Michael Chabon
  • Stephenie Meyer
  • Louise Edrich

13

Match the wedding anniversary year with its traditional gift

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Left

  • 40th
  • 50th
  • 60th
  • 45th

Right

  • Diamond
  • Ruby
  • Sapphire
  • Gold

14

In the US sitcom "Friends" what is the name of the coffee shop that is featured heavily?

  • Central Perk
  • Cohee Coffee
  • The one that is a coffee house

15

Which singer has had hit songs including "Like a Virgin" and "Like a Prayer"?

  • Madonna
  • Britney Spears
  • Christina Aguilera

16

Nintendo's new handheld games console, the '3DS' has how many screens?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

17

Put these countries in the order they appeared on the medal table in the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi? (highest-first, lowest-last)

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  • Canada
  • India
  • England
  • Australia

18

Who primarily wrote the 'Horrible Histories' children's books, which have subsequently been turned into a TV programme?

  • Scott Adams
  • Dan Waddell
  • Terry Deary

19

What is the name of the landlocked country and enclave that is surrounded entirely by South Africa?

  • Comoros
  • Eritrea
  • Lesotho

20

Match the name of the Spice Girl to the popular nickname she was given.

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Left

  • Victoria Beckham (Adams)
  • Emma Bunton
  • Geri Halliwell
  • Melanie Brown

Right

  • Ginger Spice
  • Scary Spice
  • Baby Spice
  • Posh Spice

21

Which country won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest and will host the 2012 Contest?

  • Azerbaijan
  • Austria
  • Andorra

22

Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain is how many metres above sea level?

  • 4,848
  • 8,848
  • 14,848

23

The long running BBC Radio 4 panel show 'Just a Minute' is hosted by whom?

  • Humphrey Lyttelton
  • Nicholas Parsons
  • Graeme Garden

24

The "War of 1812" was fought between which two nations?

  • USA and the UK
  • France and Russia
  • India and China

25

In professional tennis, which of these 'grand slams' happens last in the calendar year?

  • Australian Open
  • French Open
  • US Open

26

In the children's TV show "Barney and Friends" what song does Barney the Dinosaur sing at the end of every episode?

  • Lets be friends forever
  • I love you
  • I'm an out of work actor and I need the money, don't judge me

27

What is the nearest galaxy to our own, the Milky Way?

  • Andromeda
  • Canis Major Dwarf
  • Tucana Dwarf

28

In chemistry, what is the common name for Dihydrogen monoxide?

  • Air
  • Water
  • Earth

29

What is the name of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (formerly Catherine Middleton) brother?

  • Pippa
  • James
  • Edward

30

Which of these star signs is not symbolically represented by two similar beings/creatures?

  • Gemini
  • Aries
  • Pisces

 

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