Tag «General Knowledge»

Quiz 10 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Petra is a World Heritage site in which country? Jordan 2. Colin Fry made his name as what type of entertainer? Medium 3. Who is the famous television presenter wife of Vernon Kay? Tess Daly 4. Which Beatles album had the original artwork banned, as it contained images that were deemed too shocking? Yesterday …

Quiz 12 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What nationality is tennis player Rafael Nadal? Spanish (Born in Majorca) 2. How many dots are there in total on a pair of dice? 42 3. What was the name of the character played by Nicky Henson in Fawlty Towers episode ‘The Psychiatrist’? Mr Johnson 4. Which famous American chef and television personality published …

Quiz 13 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How would you translate the Latin phrase ‘cave canem’? (Pronounced ‘car-vay cay-nem’) Beware of the dog 2. In the Loony Tunes’ cartoon, what was the cat Sylvester’s catch phrase? Sufferin’ succotash! 3. How many tiles of the letter ‘e’ is there in one Scrabble set? 12 4. What is Madonna’s middle name? Louise (Madonna …

Quiz 15 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In which sport might you come across the terms ‘clutch hitter’, ‘blocking the plate’ and ‘beanball’? Baseball 2. What ‘G’ is a musical term for sliding between two notes? Glissando 3. In the BBC comedy ‘The Royle Family’, what was the name of Denise’s grandmother, played by Liz Smith? Norma (Speakman) 4. Which UK …

Quiz 14 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who was the first American president to live in the White House? John Adams 2. Correctly spell ‘diarrhoea’. Diarrhoea (useful mnemonic – ‘dashing in a rush, running hard, or else accident’!) For the US it is spelled ‘diarrhea’ 3. To what type of animal does the adjective ‘galline’ refer? Chicken 4. Which car manufacturer …

Quiz 16 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In text speak, what does LMAO stand for? Laughing my ass off 2. Correctly spell the cocktail daiquiri. DAIQUIRI 3. What is the word used for the metal bars which cross a guitar’s neck, aiding finger placement? Frets 4. To whom is the phrase ‘I think therefore I am’ attributed? (Latin: Cogito ergo sum) …

Quiz 17 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. In the film of ‘The Lion King’, what is the name of Simba’s love interest? Nala 2. Which President of the United States had children named Maureen, Michael, Christine, Patti and Ron? Ronald Reagan 3. In Greek mythology, who was the father of Apollo? Zeus 4. ‘Babe’ is the film version of which book …

Quiz 18 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. To which continent are the Masai people native? Africa 2. Who wrote the original novel of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’? Ken Kesey 3. Which singer was born Stuart Leslie Goddard? Adam Ant 4. Who won the Wimbledon men’s singles final in 2011? Novak Djokovic 5. What does the ‘F’ stand for in John …

Quiz 20 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which is the longest river in the world? The Nile 2. Correctly spell ‘abysmal’. Abysmal 3. In which 1997 film does Glenn Close play Vice President Kathryn Bennett? Air Force One 4. In which year did Adolf Hitler become Chancellor of Germany? 1933 5. “Underneath the lantern, by the barrack gate…” are the opening …