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82 Who won an...
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91 Agrippa poisoned her husband/uncle who was he Claudius
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  1. 1. 10000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 1 Answers 1 Carl and the Passions changed band name to what Beach Boys 2 How many rings on the Olympic flag Five 3 What colour is vermilion a shade of Red 4 King Zog ruled which country Albania 5 What colour is Spock's blood Green 6 Where in your body is your patella Knee ( it's the kneecap ) 7 Where can you find London bridge today USA ( Arizona ) 8 What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule Vodka 9 Who was the first man in space Yuri Gagarin 10 What would you do with a Yashmak Wear it - it's an Arab veil 11 Who betrayed Jesus to the Romans Judas Escariot 12 Which animal lays eggs Duck billed platypus 13 On television what was Flipper Dolphin 14 Who's band was The Quarrymen John Lenon 15 Which was the most successful Grand National horse Red Rum 16 Who starred as the Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors 17 In the song Waltzing Matilda - What is a Jumbuck Sheep 18 Who was Dan Dare's greatest enemy in the Eagle Mekon 19 What is Dick Grayson better known as Robin (Batman and Robin) 20 What was given on the fourth day of Christmas Calling birds 21 What was Skippy ( on TV ) The bush kangaroo 22 What does a funambulist do Tightrope walker 23 What is the name of Dennis the Menace's dog Gnasher 24 What are bactrians and dromedaries Camels (one hump or two) 25 Who played The Fugitive David Jason 26 Who was the King of Swing Benny Goodman 27 Who was the first man to fly across the channel Louis Bleriot 28 Who starred as Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone 29 In which war was the charge of the Light Brigade Crimean 30 Who invented the television John Logie Baird 31 Who would use a mashie niblick Golfer 32 In the song who killed Cock Robin Sparrow 33 What do deciduous trees do Lose their leaves in winter 34 In golf what name is given to the No 3 wood Spoon 35 If you has caries who would you consult Dentist - its tooth decay 36 What other name is Mellor’s famously known by Lady Chatterlys Lover 37 What did Jack Horner pull from his pie Plum 38 How many feet in a fathom Six 39 which film had song Springtime for Hitler The Producers 40 Name the legless fighter pilot of ww2 Douglas Bader 41 What was the name of inn in Treasure Island Admiral Benbow
  2. 2. 42 What was Erich Weiss better known as Harry Houdini 43 Who sailed in the Nina - Pinta and Santa Maria Christopher Columbus 44 Which leader died in St Helena Napoleon Bonaparte 45 Who wrote Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell 46 What does ring a ring a roses refer to The Black Death 47 Whose nose grew when he told a lie Pinocchio 48 Who has won the most Oscars Walt Disney 49 What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle Eat porridge (it’s a spoon) 50 Which award has the words for valour on it Victoria Cross Page 210000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 1 Answers 51 If you had pogonophobia what would you be afraid of Beards 52 Who would take silk as part of their job Barrister 53 Who won an Oscar for the African Queen Bogart 54 Who sang the theme song in 9 to 5 Dolly Parton 55 What in business terms is the IMF International Monetary Fund 56 Ringo Star narrates which children's TV series Thomas the tank engine 57 Which country grows the most fruit China 58 Which company is owned by Bill Gates Microsoft 59 What would you do with a maris piper Eat it - it’s a potato 60 In Casablanca what is the name of the nightclub Rick's 61 What was the first James Bond book Casino Royal 62 What kind of animal is a lurcher Dog 63 What is the currency of Austria Schilling 64 What is the Islamic equal to the red cross Red Crescent 65 In fable who sold a cow for five beans Jack ( and grew a beanstalk ) 66 How did Alfred Nobel make his money He invented Dynamite 67 Who was the first man to run a sub four minute mile Roger Bannister 68 What are Munroes Mountains in Scotland 69 Which car company makes the Celica Toyota 70 Air Lingus is the national airline of which country Republic of Ireland or Eire 71 Who discovered radium The Curies 72 What does an alopecia sufferer lack Hair 73 Who painted The Haywain John Constable 74 Triskadeccaphobia is the fear of what Number 13 75 What is a baby rabbit called Kit or Kitten 76 Which country had The Dauphin as a ruler France 77 Who did Michael Caine play in the Ipcress File (both names) Harry Palmer 78 Who won Euro song contest Save All Your Kisses For Me Brotherhood of Man 79 Which country had the guns of Naverone installed Turkey 80 Ictheologists study what Fish 81 What is a Winston Churchill Cigar 82 Who or what lives in a formicarium Ants
  3. 3. 83 What type of acid is used in car batteries Sulphuric 84 It’s a flock of sheep what's a group of owls called Parliament 85 What animal would you find in a form Hare 86 Who in books and films was the man of bronze Doc Savage 87 Who was Stan Laurels partner Oliver Hardy 88 What kind of food is Cullan Skink Fish 89 What is classified by the A B O system Blood Groups 90 What plant does the Colorado beetle attack Potato 91 Where did the Pied Piper play Hamlin 92 To where in France do the sick make pilgrimages Lourdes 93 In which city was the famous black hole Calcutta 94 Christopher Cockerel invented what Hovercraft 95 Ray Bolger played who in The Wizard of Oz Scarecrow 96 Sabotage is French - What did the saboteurs use Shoes - sabot means shoe 97 Which part of the human body contains the most gold Toenails 98 If you had rubella what would you have caught German Measles 99 Mohs scale hardest substance is diamond - what's the softest Talc 100 La Giaconda is better known as what Mona Lisa Page 310000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 2 Answers 1 Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly Puccini 2 What links - Goa - Kerula - Assam - Bihar India 3 Eric Arthur Blaire was the real name of which author George Orwell 4 Names - Baker Cook obvious what did Cordwainer do Shoemaker 5 Which country do Sinologists study China 6 Rudy Stevens became famous under which name Barbara Stanwyck 7 Which non alcoholic cordial is made from pomegranates Grenadine 8 What is Orchesis - either professional or amateur Art of Dancing 9 Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome Horses 10 Who wrote the Man in the Iron Mask Alexander Dumas 11 Which 1993 Disney film starred Bet Middler as a witch Hocus Pocus 12 Who piloted the first flight across the English channel Louis Bleriot 13 What was the first James Bond film Dr No 14 What 1991 film won best film, actor, actress, director Oscars Silence of the Lambs 15 What was the capital of Ethiopia Addis Ababa 16 Aescapalious emblem staff snake Greek Roman god of what Medicine 17 Giacomo Agostini - 122 Grand Prix 15 world titles what sport Motorcycle Racing 18 What is the largest state in the USA Alaska 19 Led Deighton trilogy Game Set Match What 3 Capitals Berlin MexicoLondon 20 Alan Stuart Konigsberg famous as who Woody Allen 21 Which human rights organisation founded 1961 got Nobel 1977 Amnesty International 22 Whose autobiography was The long walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela 23 What was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter Tutankamen tomb
  4. 4. 24 Clyde Tonbaugh discovered what planet in 1930 Pluto 25 Who won the women's heptathlon at Seoul in 1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersey 26 Who wrote Northanger Abbey Jayne Austin 27 Who ran through the streets naked crying Eureka Archimedes 28 Who composed the Brandeberg concertos full names Johan Sebastian Bach 29 Who won the World Series in 1987 Minnesota twins 30 What is the correct term of address to the Pope Your Holiness 31 In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847 Edinburgh 32 Who composed the ballets Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky 33 AG Bell opened school in Boston in 1872 for Teachers of what The Deaf 34 Benjamin Kubelsky 1894 fame as what comedian Jack Benny 35 In the Old Testament what book comes between Obadiah - Micah Jonah 36 Robin Williams dressed in drag for which 1993 film Mrs Doubtfire 37 Which chess piece could be a member of the church Bishop 38 Which German word means lightning war used in WW2 Blitzkrieg 39 Broccoli belongs to what family of plants Cabbage 40 Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845 I. Kingdom Brunel 41 Whose boat Bluebird was recently raised from Coniston water Donald Campbell 42 in 1951 which (of two) car companies introduced power steering Buick - Chrysler 43 Who wrote Catch 22 (both names) Joseph Heller 44 Which country set up the world’s first chemistry lab in 1650 Netherlands 45 What links the names Botvinik, Tal, Karpov, Fischer Chess World Champs 46 What is the national flower of Japan Chrysanthemum 47 Bombardier Billy Wells was seen on many Rank films - why Hit Gong 48 Where in France do claret wines come from Bordeaux 49 What did mathematician John Napier invent in 1614 Logarithms 50 What was the world’s first high level programming language 1957 IBM FORTRAN Page 410000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 2 Answers 51 Consumption was the former name of which disease Tuberculosis 52 Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State Delaware 53 What are the Sirocco, Mistral and Chinook Winds 54 Who wrote about Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl 55 Who, at USA customs declared, nothing but my genius Oscar Wilde 56 Issur Danielovitch became famous a who Kirk Douglas 57 Who sailed in the Golden Hind Sir Francis Drake 58 What was the name of the plantation in Gone with the Wind Tara 59 Who won the 1988 Superbowl Washington Redskins 60 Which group believes in The Great Architect of the Universe Freemasons 61 Robert Alan Zimmerman real name of who Bob Dylan 62 Processed Galena produces which metal Lead 63 Who wrote Gulliver’s Travels (both names) Jonathon Swift 64 What is a Ha Ha Sunken Fence
  5. 5. 65 In Japan what is Seppuku Hari Kari - suicide 66 Who discovered blood circulation William Harvey 67 The dunnock is another name for which common bird Hedge Sparrow 68 If someone said they were from Hellas - which country Greece 69 Who was the son of Zeus and Maia - Gods Messenger Hermes 70 Roy Scherer jr became famous as who Rock Hudson 71 Who wrote Brave New World (full name) Aldus Huxley 72 What links Calabria, Liguria, Puglia and Veneto Regions of Italy 73 Which city in Rajasthan has riding breeches named after it Jodhpur 74 Portugal has had six Kings with what first name John 75 What martial arts name means gentle way Judo 76 Jean Claude Killy famous in which sport Skiing 77 Kimberlite contains what precious item Diamonds 78 Who directed Dr Strangelove - 2001 - The Shining (full name) Stanley Kubrick 79 Rene Lalique - Art Nouveau designer worked what material Glass 80 Who created the children's land of Narnia and Lion Witch Wardrobe Clive Staples Lewis 81 What animal lives in a drey Squirrel 82 Why is Louise Brown - born 1978 famous First test tube baby 83 The title of whose book translates as my struggle Adolf Hitler 84 Anna Mary Robinson - famous American painter - what name Grandma Moses 85 In which country would you find the Negev desert Israel 86 Which character has been played by the most actors Sherlock Holmes 87 In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded what Trees 88 Jocasta was the wife of Laius and the mother of who Oedipus 89 Who wrote The Rights of Man - and The Age of Reason Thomas Paine 90 What is the capital of Sicily Palermo 91 What was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947 Polaroid 92 Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason - Group Pink Floyd 93 Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character Pinocchio 94 What is mainly extracted from pitchblende Uranium 95 Which connects Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Chelsea Porcelain 96 Which country introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912 Germany 97 in 1656 Christian Huygens invented what type of timekeeper Pendulum clock 98 Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion Hindu 99 In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich Oil 100 The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s Kenya Page 510000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 3 Answers 1 What movie cast included James Garner, Richard Attenbourough, The Great Escape Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, Gordon Jackson, Angus McPhee among many others 2 If you suffer from epistaxis what is wrong Nosebleed 3 In which book would you find the manservant Pas Partout Around the world in
  6. 6. 80 days 4 What animals name translates as water horse Hippopotamus 5 In Greek mythology who killed the Gorgon Perseus 6 Which two metals are alloyed to make pewter Tin and Lead 7 In 1899 the Eastman company in the USA produced first what Kodak 1 - hand held roll film cam 8 What links - Sarte, Neitzsche, Russell and Decartes Philosophers 9 In 1643 Evangalisa Torichelli invented the first what Barometer 10 Which Spanish painter has first exhibition at 16 - also 4 year blue Pablo Picasso 11 Where did the mutineers of the Bounty settle Pitcairn Islands 12 What is the longest river in Italy Po 13 What does a polyandric women have more than one of Husband 14 What links Brazil, Uruguay, Mozambique and Angola Colonies of Portugal 15 What is the American equivalent of the Irish Poteen Moonshine 16 Who was the last king of Troy killed by Achilles son Pyrrhus Priam 17 In 1911 the archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered what lost city Machu Picchu 18 Who won the Superbowl in 1989 San Francisco 49 ers 19 Who wrote the book Billy Budd also Moby Dick Herman Melville 20 Which highwayman rode the horse Black Bess Dick Turpin 21 Barry Allen was the alter ego of which DC comic superhero The Flash 22 In 1901 which brand of car was seen for the first time Mercedes 23 Brisbane is the state capital of which SE Australian state Queensland 24 In Norse mythology what is the name of the ultimate battle Ragnarok 25 In 1890 the first electric what opened in London Underground railway 26 Who wrote the children's novel Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransom 27 Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family Mustard 28 Which Norwegian politicians name became a word for traitor Vidkun Quisling 29 What is the capitol of Morocco Rabat 30 What shape were the sailors plates in Nelsons navy Square Thus Square meal 31 What religion links Weasak, Dhrammacacka, and Bhodi day Buddhist 32 Linus Torwalds invented and wrote what Linux computer operating system 33 The bander macaque has which commoner name Rhesus Monkey 34 Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called what Rhodesia 35 What is the staple food of one third of the worlds population Rice 36 Paul Robeson the singer of old man river had what profession Lawyer 37 Rene Laennac invented which aid for doctors in 1810 Stethoscope 38 Jagger, Richards, Wyman, Jones, Watts, Stewart - which band The Rolling Stones 39 What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals Zero 40 Who was nicknames The desert Fox (both Names) Erwin Rommel 41 What aid to archaeologists from 197 bc was found in Egypt 1799 Rosetta Stone 42 Which annual sporting event between 2 teams started in 1829 The University Boat Race
  7. 7. 43 Who was the jeweller to the Russian Court famous Easter eggs Faberge 44 What type of food is Taramasalata Cured /smoked cod roe 45 What links Samuel Delaney, Fredrick Pohl, Harlan Ellison Science Fiction 46 Randolph Crane became famous as which cowboy actor Randolph Scott 47 Ageusia is the loss of which sense Taste 48 Which Irish political parties name translates as we ourselves Sein Fein 49 Henry Ford used assembly line in 1908 but someone before 1901 Ransome Olds 50 Who performed the first heart transplant in South Africa Christian Barnard Page 610000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 3 Answers 51 What is the common name for the star Sirius Dog Star 52 What calculating aid was invented by William Oughtred in 1662 Slide Rule 53 Which Athenian philosopher wrote nothing - immortalised by Plato Socrates 54 Who designed the WW 1 plane Camel and co designed Hurricane Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith 55 Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull were born in which US state South Dakota 56 In 1666 Jesuit Bark was used as a prevention against what Malaria 57 In 1971 which USA space probe was first to orbit another planet Mariner 9 58 What links Catalonia, Andalusia, Cantabria, Galicia Regions of Spain 59 Ingemar Stenmark won record 85 world cup races in what sport Skiing 60 Who wrote the music for the ballets Firebird and Rites of Spring Igor Stravinsky 61 What common legal item literally means under penalty Subpoena 62 Who was the only person to win world titles on bikes and cars John Surtees 63 What is the oldest swimming stroke Breaststroke 16th century 64 Which European country is divided into areas called Cantons Switzerland 65 Which medical tool was developed by Sanctorius in 1612 Thermometer 66 What weapon was invented by Ernest Swinton used in 1916 Tank 67 Which mythological King chained grapes rose water fell Tantalus 68 Who created Tarzan (all names) in 1914 Edgar Rice Burroughs 69 Camellia Sinesis evergreen shrub better known as what Tea 70 In 1901 who first transmitted radio signals across Atlantic Marconi 71 Who won six consecutive Wimbledon titles in the 1980s Martina Navratilova 72 What Italian building material translates as baked earth Terracotta 73 What links Buddy Holly, Lyndon Johnston, Janice Joplin State of Texas 74 Which eponymous character was Thane of Cawder Glaimes Macbeth 75 Who wrote the 39 steps (both names) John Buchan 76 Who won the Superbowl in 1987 New York Giants 77 What is the food tofu made from Soya Bean Curd – via Soya milk 78 Who was the son of Poseidon and Ampherite Triton 79 Annie Mae Bullock became famous under which name (both) Tina Turner
  8. 8. 80 What linked Armenia, Georgia, Latvia and Moldavia USSR 81 What is the state capitol of New Jersey Trenton 82 Who won an Oscar for best supporting actor in Spartacus 1960 Peter Ustinov 83 What was invented by James Dewer in 1872 Vacuum or thermos flask 84 Who was the Roman goddess of the hearth Vesta 85 Viticulture is the growing of what plants Vines 86 In 1953 what was first successfully transmitted in the USA Colour Television 87 Who wrote the Thin Man in 1934 (both names) Dashiell Hammett 88 Angel falls Venezuela Highest but where second Highest Yosemite USA 89 Whitcome Judson in 1891 invented what for fastening shoes Zip Fastener 90 Who sold Louisiana to the USA in 1803 Napoleon 91 Gregory Pincus, John Rock, Gerhart Domangk developed what Oral Contraceptive 92 The Gloucester E 28/39 first flew in 1941 - what was unusual Whittle Jet Engine 93 Women compete between USA and UK in Wightman Cup - Sport Tennis 94 Woolworth's - the 5 /10 cent store started in which us state 1979 Lancaster Pennsylvania 95 Which actress starred in the original King Kong in 1933 (both) Fay Wray 96 Except Australia 1 New Zealand 1 USA all since 1870 want? America's Cup 97 What's missing from ale that’s included in beer Hops 98 Until 1971 what was the name of Zaire Congo 99 Karl Lienstater discovered which medical breakthrough in 1901 ABO Blood Groups 100 Who is the only American president elected unopposed George Washington 1798 1792 Page 710000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 4 Answers 1 Which countries men use the most deodorant Japan 2 Who played Billy the Kid in The Left Handed Gun Paul Newman 3 What was the first credit card Diners Club 4 What links Humphry Davie, Michael Faraday, Madam Curie Poisoned by chemicals work 5 Hippophagic society members support what Eating horsemeat 6 What did Britain swap Havana for with Spain in 1763 Florida 7 What is the crime of embracery Jury Bribing 8 Which country made the worlds first feature film in 1906 Australia Story of Kelly gang 9 Who wrote Gentlemen Prefer Blonds Anita Loos 10 What was Norman Bates hobby in Psycho Stuffing birds 11 What was Casanovas day job Librarian 12 Where is the worlds largest gold depository Federal reserve bank Manhattan 13 Why did the state of Indiana ban Robin Hood in 1953 Communist – rob rich 14 Angelo Scicilano better know as who Charles Atlas
  9. 9. 15 How did George II die Fell off toilet 16 What did Marlon Brando and George C Scott refuse Oscars 17 Why was convict 2599 unusual in Pen State prison 1924 Dog doing life for killing cat 18 What is 6 inches bigger in Summer Eiffel tower 19 What two ingredients make the dish angels on horseback Oysters - wrapped in Bacon 20 What was Charles Dickens last (unfinished) novel Mystery of Edwin Drood 21 Which sea on Earth has no beaches Sargasso sea 22 Reuben Tice died trying to invent a machine to do what Dewrinkle prunes 23 De Witt Wallace founded what Readers Digest 24 Who is the Patron Saint of thieves St Nicholas 25 According to his business card what job did Al Capone do Sell second hand furniture 26 Humans are 10,000 times more sexually active that what animal Rabbits 27 Shirley Schrift became famous as which actress Shelly Winters 28 In Kansas what can a waiter not do in a teacup (legally) Serve wine 29 Which country has the smallest birth rate Vatican City 30 Which 1956 film caused riots in cinemas Rock around the clock 31 Who did the USA buy the Virgin islands from Denmark 32 Who played the scarecrow in the Wiz (all black wiz of oz) Michael Jackson 33 What was or is a Waltzing Mathilda Swagman’s Knapsack 34 Which country was the first to introduce old age pensions Germany 35 Which hats became popular with children in 1956 Davy Crocket 36 Malden Serkiovitch famous as which actor Karl Malden 37 What is it illegal to pawn in New York American flag 38 What hospital did Dr Kildare work at Blaire General 39 Collective nouns - a smuck of what Jellyfish 40 Who was Cleopatra's first husband Ptolemy Dionysus – her brother 41 Who was John Dawkins better known as Artful Dodger 42 Which film star has his statue in Leicester Square Charlie Chaplin 43 Virginia McMath became famous as which actress Ginger Rodgers 44 What is the name of Captain Ahab's ship Peaquod 45 Roosevelt won the 1932 election - who lost it Herbert Hoover 46 Who wrote The History of Mr Polly H G Wells 47 What is the first day of Lent Ash Wednesday 48 Mr Chips said goodbye - from which fictional school Brookfield 49 Who buried the treasure on Treasure Island Captain Flint 50 Which TV series was narrated by Walter Winchell The Untouchables Page 810000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 4 Answers
  10. 10. 51 In which country was Auschwitz Poland 52 What was the first British instrumental to top the USA charts Telstar by The Tornados 53 On which national flag is there an eagle and a snake Mexico 54 What group of animals would be in a clowder Cats 55 What is a Sam Browne Military belt 56 What is the chemical symbol for tungsten W 57 Who are the two most translated English writers Shakespeare – Agatha Christie 58 Citius Altius Fortius is the motto of what organisation Olympic 59 What is the main ingredient of sauce Lyonnaise Onions 60 Who played Miss Marple in 6 films (both names) Margaret Rutherford 61 From what language does the word alphabet come Greek -alpha beta 62 In the nursery rhyme what is Fridays child Loving and Giving 63 What was the first film made in cinemascope The robe 64 Where was the battle of Hastings fought Senlac hill 65 A pearmain is what type of fruit Apple 66 What colour is the bull on an archery target Gold 67 What was the Rolling Stones first no 1 hit Its all over now 68 Name both rival gangs in West Side Story Sharks Jets 69 In golf what do the Americans call an albatross Double Eagle 70 Which classical composer wrote the Hungarian Rhapsody Franz Liszt 71 When is St Swithens day 15th July 72 What are ceps morels and chantrelles Mushrooms 73 Which part of his body did Charlie Chaplin insure Feet 74 In golf what would you put in your shag bag Practice Balls 75 A bind is a group of what type of fish Salmon 76 Which author created Fu Manchu Sax Rohmer 77 Mrs Darell Waters (translated 128 languages) pen name Edith Blyton 78 Who played the pawnbroker in the film of that name Rod Stiger 79 What was the first manufactured item to be sold on Hire Purchase Singer sewing machine in 1850s 80 Which letters denote Jesus Nazareth King of the Jews INRI 81 In France if you were served le miel what would you eat Honey 82 The Greek for circle of animals gives it name to what Zodiac 83 Who was the Roman god of agriculture Saturn 84 What is ikebana Flower arranging 85 What nationality was Morse inventor of the famous code American 86 Goa used to be a colony of which nation Portugal 87 What does a galactophagist drink Milk 88 What did God create on the fifth day (both) Sea creatures and birds 89 Where was Bob Dylan born Duluth Minnesota 90 In the 18th century what would a pencil be Brush
  11. 11. 91 Agrippa poisoned her husband/uncle who was he Claudius 92 Who was the mother of Castor and Pollux Helen of Troy 93 What are the snaffle Pelham and Weymouth Horse bits 94 Walter Koenig played which part in the Star Trek series Ensign Chekov 95 Who had a hit with Devil Woman Cliff Richard 96 What were the first false teeth made from Ivory 97 The jealous Athena turned who into a spider Arachne 98 What was the first Carry On film Carry on Sergeant 99 Who was the female lead in The Shootist Lauren Bacall 100 What is a dzo Cow Yak cross Page 910000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 5 Answers 1 Hypermetropic people are what Long Sighted 2 Which leader lives in the Potola Dalai Lama 3 What wood was the cross supposed to be made of Mistletoe 4 Joseph Levitch became famous as who Jerry Lewis 5 If you planted a bandarilla what are you doing Bullfighting 6 What was the first Pink Floyd album Piper at the gates of dawn 7 in which city was the first public opera house opened Venice 8 In what Elvis film did he play a double role Kissing Cousins 9 The Aphrodite of Melos has a more famous name - what Venus de Milo 10 Which country invented the concentration camp Britain - Boer war 11 John Huston scored a hit with his first film - what? Maltese falcon 12 Stan laurel, Mickey Rooney, Lana Turner what in common 8 marriages 13 What real person has been played most often in films Napoleon Bonaparte 14 Scotopic people can do what See in the dark 15 What is the most critical thing keeping bananas fresh transport Temperature not below 13 C 55F 16 What is the name of the Paris stock exchange Bourse 17 Whose music featured in The Clockwork Orange Beethoven 18 What was the Troggs most famous hit Wild Thing 19 In Japan what colour car is reserved for the royal family only Maroon 20 What city has Kogoshima as its airport Tokyo 21 What was gangsters George Nelsons nickname Baby Face 22 Whose first wife was actress Jayne Wyman Ronald Regan 23 In MASH what is Radars favourite drink Grape Knee High 24 What do you give on the third wedding anniversary Leather 25 What is a baby whale called Calf 26 In which film did the Rolls Royce have the number plate AU1 Goldfinger 27 Vladamere Ashkenazy plays what musical instrument Piano 28 With which organ does a snake hear Tongue 29 On what is the Mona Lisa painted Wood
  12. 12. 30 What is the second most common international crime Art theft 31 Count de Grisly was the first to perform what trick in 1799 Saw woman in half 32 Who wrote Les Miserable Victor Hugo 33 Which bird turns it head upside down to eat Flamingo 34 The colossus of Rhodes was a statue of who Apollo 35 Who rode a horse called Bucephalus Alexander the Great 36 To which London club did Mycroft Holmes belong Diogones 37 What did William Addis invent in prison Toothbrush 38 What is the only duty of police Gracthenvissers in Amsterdam Motorists in canals 39 Kleenex tissues were originally intended as what in 1915 WW1 Gas mask filters 40 Who invented popcorn American Indians 41 What is the colour of mourning in Turkey Violet 42 For what is spirits of salt another name Hydrochloric acid 43 Which game is played on an oval with 18 player per team Australian football 44 In the Winnie the Pooh stories what is Kanga’s baby called Roo 45 Which actor is common to Magnificent 7 and Dirty Dozen Charles Bronson 46 Who saved Andromeda from the sea monster Perseus 47 What flower is the symbol of secrecy Rose 48 What item were originally called Hanways Umbrellas 49 What is Brussels best known statue The Mannequin Pis 50 in which language does God Jul mean happy Xmas Swedish Page 1010000 general knowledge questions and answers www.cartiaz.ro No Questions Quiz 5 Answers 51 Which flying pioneer was nicknamed the lone eagle Charles Lindbergh 52 Horse statue - mounted man - on two legs - how man die Killed in Battle 53 Which American state produces the most potatoes Idaho 54 Who wrote Dr Zhivago Boris Pasternak 55 Who is Charlie Browns favourite baseball player (fictional) Joe Shlabotnik 56 Emerald is the birth stone for which month May 57 Whose yacht was called Honey Fitz John Fitzgerald Kennedy 58 What is the white trail behind a jet plane made from Ice Crystals 59 What Italian habit did Thomas Coyrat introduce to England 1608 Eating with forks 60 Purl Plain Fisherman's Cable types of what Knitting stitches 61 Why was Mary Mallen locked up from 1915 to 1938 Typhoid Mary 62 If you were doing vaccimulgence what doing Milking a cow 63 For what purpose was the chow chow dog originally bred As food or Chow 64 What kind of fruit is a kumquat Small Orange 65 Who was the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite 66 What first appeared in New York World 21st December 1913 Crossword 67 Which group of animals are called a cete Badgers 68 Which herb did the Romans eat top prevent drunkenness Parsley
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