General Knowledge Quiz Round 14

1: Which impeccably dressed gentleman drove a 1926 4.5 litre Bentley in a popular TV series?

2: The surrender of which tribal leader in 1886 was effectively the end of the Indian wars in the US?

3: The Earl and Countess of Grantham and their children feature in which British TV drama?

4: Irish author Brian O’Nolan was better known by a nom de plume. What was it?

5: Which 2001 Baz Luhrman film sees Ewan McGregor fall in love with a cabaret actress played by Nicole Kidman?

6: Podgorica is the capital city of which Eastern European country?

7: Which American group had a 2010 UK number one single with ‘Fireflies’?

8: Coco, Cars and Inside Out are all films produced by which US animated film company?

9: The Play ‘The Crucible’ set in 17th century Salem Massachusetts was written by which playwright?

10: The Tan Hill Inn in Arkengarthdale, North Yorkshire holds which distinction?

11: Which item of clothing took its’ name from a garment worn by James Thomas Brudenell to stave off severe cold during the Crimean War?

12: ‘HOMES’ is a mnemonic for recalling the Five Great Lakes of the USA. Which lake does the ’S’ represent?

13: Chardonnay, Malaga and Merlot are all types of which fruit?

14: Actor Dominic Monaghan of Lost and the Lord of the Rings fame was born in which country?

  1. a) England b) Germany c) USA

15: Which British television presenter and comedian wrote an autobiography entitled ‘At My Mother’s Knee’?

16: American architect Frank Lloyd Wright is perhaps best known for his spiral design of which 1959 New York landmark?

17: Tripoli is the capital city of which North African country?

18: The Aviator starring Leonardo DiCaprio is a 2004 biopic of which American?

19: Between 2012 and 2016, Kyle Walker, Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Dele Alli all won the PFA Young Player of the Year award whilst representing which club?

20: Which is the largest of the traditional planets of the solar system?

Answers Round 14

1: John Steed in The Avengers

2: Geronimo (Apache)

3: Downton Abbey

4: Flann O’Brien

5: Moulin Rouge!

6: Montenegro

7: Owl City

8: Pixar

9: Arthur Miller

10: Highest pub in Britain

11: Cardigan (He was the 7th Earl of Cardigan)

12: Superior

13: Grape

14: b) Germany

15: Paul O’Grady

16: Guggenheim Museum of Art

17: Libya

18: Howard Hughes

19: Tottenham Hotspur

20: Jupiter