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  1. 1. 10000 quiz questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro 10000 general knowledge questions and answers
  2. 2. 10000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 1 Answers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Beach Boys Five Red Albania Green Knee ( it's the kneecap ) USA ( Arizona ) Vodka Yuri Gagarin Wear it - it's an Arab veil Judas Escariot Duck billed platypus Dolphin John Lenon Red Rum Lee Majors Sheep Mekon Robin (Batman and Robin) Calling birds The bush kangaroo Tightrope walker Gnasher Camels (one hump or two) David Jason Benny Goodman Louis Bleriot Sylvester Stallone Crimean John Logie Baird Golfer Sparrow Lose their leaves in winter Spoon Dentist - its tooth decay Lady Chatterlys Lover Plum Six The Producers Douglas Bader Admiral Benbow Harry Houdini Christopher Columbus Napoleon Bonaparte Margaret Mitchell The Black Death Pinocchio Walt Disney Eat porridge (it’s a spoon) Victoria Cross Carl and the Passions changed band name to what How many rings on the Olympic flag What colour is vermilion a shade of King Zog ruled which country What colour is Spock's blood Where in your body is your patella Where can you find London bridge today What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule Who was the first man in space What would you do with a Yashmak Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans Which animal lays eggs On television what was Flipper Who's band was The Quarrymen Which was the most successful Grand National horse Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck Who was Dan Dare's greatest enemy in the Eagle What is Dick Grayson better known as What was given on the fourth day of Christmas What was Skippy ( on TV ) What does a funambulist do What is the name of Dennis the Menace's dog What are bactrians and dromedaries Who played The Fugitive Who was the King of Swing Who was the first man to fly across the channel Who starred as Rocky Balboa In which war was the charge of the Light Brigade Who invented the television Who would use a mashie niblick In the song who killed Cock Robin What do deciduous trees do In golf what name is given to the No 3 wood If you has caries who would you consult What other name is Mellor’s famously known by What did Jack Horner pull from his pie How many feet in a fathom which film had song Springtime for Hitler Name the legless fighter pilot of ww2 What was the name of inn in Treasure Island What was Erich Weiss better known as Who sailed in the Nina - Pinta and Santa Maria Which leader died in St Helena Who wrote Gone with the Wind What does ring a ring a roses refer to Whose nose grew when he told a lie Who has won the most Oscars What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle Which award has the words for valour on it Page 2
  3. 3. 10000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 Questions Quiz 1 Answers If you had pogonophobia what would you be afraid of Who would take silk as part of their job Who won an Oscar for the African Queen Who sang the theme song in 9 to 5 What in business terms is the IMF Ringo Star narrates which children's TV series Which country grows the most fruit Which company is owned by Bill Gates What would you do with a maris piper In Casablanca what is the name of the nightclub What was the first James Bond book What kind of animal is a lurcher What is the currency of Austria What is the Islamic equal to the red cross In fable who sold a cow for five beans How did Alfred Nobel make his money Who was the first man to run a sub four minute mile What are Munroes Which car company makes the Celica Air Lingus is the national airline of which country Who discovered radium What does an alopecia sufferer lack Who painted The Haywain Triskadeccaphobia is the fear of what What is a baby rabbit called Which country had The Dauphin as a ruler Who did Michael Caine play in the Ipcress File (both names) Who won Euro song contest Save All Your Kisses For Me Which country had the guns of Naverone installed Ictheologists study what What is a Winston Churchill Who or what lives in a formicarium What type of acid is used in car batteries It’s a flock of sheep what's a group of owls called What animal would you find in a form Who in books and films was the man of bronze Who was Stan Laurels partner What kind of food is Cullan Skink What is classified by the A B O system What plant does the Colorado beetle attack Where did the Pied Piper play To where in France do the sick make pilgrimages In which city was the famous black hole Christopher Cockerel invented what Ray Bolger played who in The Wizard of Oz Sabotage is French - What did the saboteurs use Which part of the human body contains the most gold If you had rubella what would you have caught Mohs scale hardest substance is diamond - what's the softest La Giaconda is better known as what Page 3 Beards Barrister Bogart Dolly Parton International Monetary Fund Thomas the tank engine China Microsoft Eat it - it’s a potato Rick's Casino Royal Dog Schilling Red Crescent Jack ( and grew a beanstalk ) He invented Dynamite Roger Bannister Mountains in Scotland Toyota Republic of Ireland or Eire The Curies Hair John Constable Number 13 Kit or Kitten France Harry Palmer Brotherhood of Man Turkey Fish Cigar Ants Sulphuric Parliament Hare Doc Savage Oliver Hardy Fish Blood Groups Potato Hamlin Lourdes Calcutta Hovercraft Scarecrow Shoes - sabot means shoe Toenails German Measles Talc Mona Lisa
  4. 4. 10000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Answers Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly What links - Goa - Kerula - Assam - Bihar Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author Names - Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do Which country do Sinologists study Rudy Stevens became famous under which name Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates What is Orchesis - either professional or amateur Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch Who piloted the first flight across the English channel What was the first James Bond film What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars What was the capital of Ethiopia Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what Giacomo Agostini - 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport What is the largest state in the USA Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977 Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930 Who won the women's heptathlon at Seoul in 1988 Who wrote Northanger Abbey Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names Who won the World Series in 1987 What is the correct term of address to the Pope In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847 Who composed the ballets Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker AG Bell opened school in Boston in 1872 for Teachers of what Benjamin Kubelsky 1894 fame as what comedian In the Old Testament what book comes between Obadiah - Micah Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film Which chess piece could be a member of the church Which German word means lightning war used in WW2 Broccoli belongs to what family of plants Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845 Whose boat Bluebird was recently raised from Coniston water in 1951 which (of two) car companies introduced power steering Who wrote Catch 22 (both names) Which country set up the world’s first chemistry lab in 1650 What links the names Botvinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer What is the national flower of Japan Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films - why Where in France do claret wines come from What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614 What was the world’s first high level programming language 1957 Page 4 Puccini India George Orwell Shoemaker China Barbara Stanwyck Grenadine Art of Dancing Horses Alexander Dumas Hocus Pocus Louis Bleriot Dr No Silence of the Lambs Addis Ababa Medicine Motorcycle Racing Alaska Berlin MexicoLondon Woody Allen Amnesty International Nelson Mandela Tutankamen tomb Pluto Jackie Joyner-Kersey Jayne Austin Archimedes Johan Sebastian Bach Minnesota twins Your Holiness Edinburgh Tchaikovsky The Deaf Jack Benny Jonah Mrs Doubtfire Bishop Blitzkrieg Cabbage I. Kingdom Brunel Donald Campbell Buick - Chrysler Joseph Heller Netherlands Chess World Champs Chrysanthemum Hit Gong Bordeaux Logarithms IBM FORTRAN
  5. 5. 10000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 2 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 Answers Consumption was the former name of which disease Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State What are the Sirocco, Mistral and Chinook Who wrote about Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Who, at USA customs declared, nothing but my genius Issur Danielovitch became famous a who Who sailed in the Golden Hind What was the name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind Who won the 1988 Superbowl Which group believes in The Great Architect of the Universe Robert Alan Zimmerman real name of who Processed Galena produces which metal Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels (both names) What is a Ha Ha In Japan what is Seppuku Who discovered blood circulation The dunnock is another name for which common bird If someone said they were from Hellas - which country Who was the son of Zeus and Maia - Gods Messenger Roy Scherer jr became famous as who Who wrote Brave New World (full name) What links Calabria, Liguria, Puglia and Veneto Which city in Rajasthan has riding breeches named after it Portugal has had six Kings with what first name What martial arts name means gentle way Jean Claude Killy famous in which sport Kimberlite contains what precious item Who directed Dr Strangelove - 2001 - The Shining (full name) Rene Lalique - Art Nouveau designer worked what material Who created the children's land of Narnia and Lion Witch Wardrobe What animal lives in a drey Why is Louise Brown - born 1978 famous The title of whose book translates as my struggle Anna Mary Robinson - famous American painter - what name In which country would you find the Negev desert Which character has been played by the most actors In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded what Jocasta was the wife of Laius and the mother of who Who wrote The Rights of Man - and The Age of Reason What is the capital of Sicily What was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947 Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason - Group Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character What is mainly extracted from pitchblende Which connects Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Chelsea Which country introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912 in 1656 Christian Huygens invented what type of timekeeper Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s Page 5 Tuberculosis Delaware Winds Roald Dahl Oscar Wilde Kirk Douglas Sir Francis Drake Tara Washington Redskins Freemasons Bob Dylan Lead Jonathon Swift Sunken Fence Hari Kari - suicide William Harvey Hedge Sparrow Greece Hermes Rock Hudson Aldus Huxley Regions of Italy Jodhpur John Judo Skiing Diamonds Stanley Kubrick Glass Clive Staples Lewis Squirrel First test tube baby Adolf Hitler Grandma Moses Israel Sherlock Holmes Trees Oedipus Thomas Paine Palermo Polaroid Pink Floyd Pinocchio Uranium Porcelain Germany Pendulum clock Hindu Oil Kenya
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