Tag «General Knowledge»

Quiz 19 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which property on a standard UK Monopoly board has the cheapest rent? Old Kent Road 2. In ‘The Jungle Book’, what type of creature is Bagheera? Panther/ Indian Leopard 3. Which African country is sometimes referred to as the ‘Country of Copper’, due to its exports of copper ore? Zambia 4. What was the …

Quiz 21 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Stalingrad was renamed in 1961 – what is it now called? Volgograd 2. The Apollo 11 mission, the first to land on the moon, involved 3 astronauts – can you name all three? Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins 3. Which BBC Radio 1 DJ and presenter found himself becoming a common phrase …

Quiz 22 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which Shakespeare play do actors avoid saying the name of out loud, due to theatrical superstition? Macbeth 2. Which puppet duo had a hit in 1994 with ‘Them Girls, Them Girls’? Zig and Zag 3. How many squares are there on a chess board? 64 4. In which film do Will Smith and Jeff …

Quiz 23 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is the highest rank of soldier in the British Army? Warrant Officer Class One / Regimental Sergeant Major 2. What is the Capital City of the U.S. state of Utah? Salt Lake City 3. How many players are there on a netball team? 7 4. On a London Underground map, which line is …

Quiz 24 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which type of tree was Buddha said to be sitting under when he achieved enlightenment? A fig tree (the specific tree was named the ‘Bodhi’ tree – bodhi means ‘enlightnment’) 2. Who wrote ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 3. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the …

Quiz 25 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Metatarsal bones are to be found where in the body? In the foot 2. Sir James Galway is famous for playing which instrument? The flute 3. Which is the smallest US state by area? Rhode Island 4. Who, according to the Bible, was the judge who authorised the crucifixion of Jesus? Pontius Pilate 5. …

Quiz 27 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. An emerald is most commonly which colour? Green 2. Who sang the James Bond theme to ‘The Living Daylights’? A-Ha 3. On a London Underground map, which line is coloured pink? Hammersmith and City 4. Which famous album cover shows a representation of light refracting through a pyramid? Dark Side of the Moon – …

Quiz 26 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How many hearts does an octopus have? 3 2. Which zodiac sign is symbolised by an archer? Sagittarius 3. How many different fields of Nobel prize are there? 6 (Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economic Sciences) 4. How many gold medals did Team GB win in the 2012 Olympic Games? 29 5. What …

Quiz 28 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who co-founded Microsoft alongside Bill Gates? Paul Allen 2. Which musical composer wrote ‘The New World Symphony’? Antonin Dvořák 3. Which musical is based on a novel written by Victor Hugo? Les Misérables 4. What is the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Mercury? Hermes 5. In the Tour de France, what colour jersey is …

Quiz 29 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. What is the capital city of Pakistan? Islamabad 2. In which Shakespeare play would you find the characters Oberon, Titania and Lysander? A Midsummer Night’s Dream 3. What is the currency of the United Arab Emirates? Dirham 4. Which type of tea was named after a British Prime Minister? Earl Grey 5. What is …