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  1. 1. 10000 quiz questions and answerswww.cartiaz.ro10000 general knowledgequestions and answers10000 general knowledge questions and answerswww.cartiaz.roNo Questions Quiz 1 Answers1 Carl and the Passions changed band name to what Beach Boys2 How many rings on the Olympic flag Five3 What colour is vermilion a shade of Red4 King Zog ruled which country Albania5 What colour is Spocks blood Green6 Where in your body is your patella Knee ( its the kneecap )7 Where can you find London bridge today USA ( Arizona )8 What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule Vodka9 Who was the first man in space Yuri Gagarin10 What would you do with a Yashmak Wear it - its an Arab veil11 Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans Judas Escariot12 Which animal lays eggs Duck billed platypus13 On television what was Flipper Dolphin14 Whos band was The Quarrymen John Lenon15 Which was the most successful Grand National horse Red Rum16 Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors17 In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck Sheep18 Who was Dan Dares greatest enemy in the Eagle Mekon19 What is Dick Grayson better known as Robin (Batman and Robin)20 What was given on the fourth day of Christmas Calling birds21 What was Skippy ( on TV ) The bush kangaroo22 What does a funambulist do Tightrope walker23 What is the name of Dennis the Menaces dog Gnasher24 What are bactrians and dromedaries Camels (one hump or two)25 Who played The Fugitive David Jason26 Who was the King of Swing Benny Goodman27 Who was the first man to fly across the channel Louis Bleriot28 Who starred as Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone
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  4. 4. 99 Mohs scale hardest substance is diamond - whats the softest Talc100 La Giaconda is better known as what Mona LisaPage 310000 general knowledge questions and answerswww.cartiaz.roNo Questions Quiz 2 Answers1 Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly Puccini2 What links - Goa - Kerula - Assam - Bihar India3 Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author George Orwell4 Names - Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do Shoemaker5 Which country do Sinologists study China6 Rudy Stevens became famous under which name Barbara Stanwyck7 Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates Grenadine8 What is Orchesis - either professional or amateur Art of Dancing9 Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome Horses10 Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask Alexander Dumas11 Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch Hocus Pocus12 Who piloted the first flight across the English channel Louis Bleriot13 What was the first James Bond film Dr No14 What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars Silence of the Lambs15 What was the capital of Ethiopia Addis Ababa16 Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what Medicine17 Giacomo Agostini - 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport Motorcycle Racing18 What is the largest state in the USA Alaska19 Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals Berlin MexicoLondon20 Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who Woody Allen21 Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977 Amnesty International22 Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela23 What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter Tutankamen tomb24 Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930 Pluto25 Who won the womens heptathlon at Seoul in 1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersey26 Who wrote Northanger Abbey Jayne Austin27 Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka Archimedes28 Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names Johan Sebastian Bach29 Who won the World Series in 1987 Minnesota twins30 What is the correct term of address to the Pope Your Holiness31 In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847 Edinburgh
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  7. 7. 10000 general knowledge questions and answerswww.cartiaz.roNo Questions Quiz 3 Answers1 What movie cast included James Garner, Richard Attenbourough, The Great EscapeSteve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, JamesCoburn, Gordon Jackson, Angus McPhee among many others2 If you suffer from epistaxis what is wrong Nosebleed3 In which book would you find the manservant Pas Partout Around the world in80 days4 What animals name translates as water horse Hippopotamus5 In Greek mythology who killed the Gorgon Perseus6 Which two metals are alloyed to make pewter Tin and Lead7 In 1899 the Eastman company in the USA produced first what Kodak 1 - hand heldroll film cam8 What links - Sarte, Neitzsche, Russell and Decartes Philosophers9 In 1643 Evangalisa Torichelli invented the first what Barometer10 Which Spanish painter has first exhibition at 16 - also 4 year blue Pablo Picasso11 Where did the mutineers of the Bounty settle Pitcairn Islands12 What is the longest river in Italy Po13 What does a polyandric women have more than one of Husband14 What links Brazil, Uruguay, Mozambique and Angola Colonies of Portugal15 What is the American equivalent of the Irish Poteen Moonshine16 Who was the last king of Troy killed by Achilles son Pyrrhus Priam17 In 1911 the archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered what lost city Machu Picchu18 Who won the Superbowl in 1989 San Francisco 49 ers19 Who wrote the book Billy Budd also Moby Dick Herman Melville20 Which highwayman rode the horse Black Bess Dick Turpin21 Barry Allen was the alter ego of which DC comic superhero The Flash22 In 1901 which brand of car was seen for the first time Mercedes23 Brisbane is the state capital of which SE Australian state Queensland24 In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle Ragnarok25 In 1890 the first electric what opened in London Underground railway26 Who wrote the childrens novel Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransom27 Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family Mustard28 Which Norwegian politicians name became a word for traitor Vidkun Quisling29 What is the capitol of Morocco Rabat30 What shape were the sailors plates in Nelsons navy Square Thus Square
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  15. 15. 49 What is Brussels best known statue The Mannequin Pis50 in which language does God Jul mean happy Xmas SwedishPage 1010000 general knowledge questions and answerswww.cartiaz.roNo Questions Quiz 5 Answers51 Which flying pioneer was nicknamed the lone eagle Charles Lindbergh52 Horse statue - mounted man - on two legs - how man die Killed in Battle53 Which American state produces the most potatoes Idaho54 Who wrote Dr Zhivago Boris Pasternak55 Who is Charlie Browns favourite baseball player (fictional) Joe Shlabotnik56 Emerald is the birth stone for which month May57 Whose yacht was called Honey Fitz John FitzgeraldKennedy58 What is the white trail behind a jet plane made from Ice Crystals59 What Italian habit did Thomas Coyrat introduce to England 1608 Eating with forks60 Purl Plain Fishermans Cable types of what Knitting stitches61 Why was Mary Mallen locked up from 1915 to 1938 Typhoid Mary62 If you were doing vaccimulgence what doing Milking a cow63 For what purpose was the chow chow dog originally bred As food or Chow64 What kind of fruit is a kumquat Small Orange65 Who was the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite66 What first appeared in New York World 21st December 1913 Crossword67 Which group of animals are called a cete Badgers68 Which herb did the Romans eat top prevent drunkenness Parsley69 What is the original literal meaning of the word bride To cook (ancienttutonic)70 Who ran the first marathon Phidipedes71 What is the only creature that can turn its stomach inside out Starfish72 What is Milans opera house called La Scala73 What is the oldest most widely used drug on earth Alcohol74 What type of animal is a Samoyed Dog75 In which country did draughts (checkers) originate Egypt76 Shane Fenton became famous as who Alvin Stardust77 What is the worlds most popular green vegetable Lettuce78 What does a racoon do before eating its food Washes it in water79 What other name is used for the snow leopard Ounce
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