General Knowledge Quiz Questions (Round 11)

1: was made up of 4 or 5 balls at the end of the 19th Century, 8 balls during the Second World War in England and until 1979 in Australia, but is now made up of 6 worldwide?

2: Which Oscar winner for Best Actor with the initials W. H. was best man at Ronald Reagan’s wedding?

3:  Apollo 11. What was the name of

  1. the launch vehicle or rocket
  2. the command module
  3. the lunar module

4: ‘Do geese see God’ is an example of a what?

5: In 1692, Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba were brought before local magistrates of which village, to be tried as witches?

6: Which dinosaur when translated from the latin means ‘swift robber’?

7: Edmund Barton was the name of which southern hemisphere country’s first Prime Minister?

8: The island of Malta was awarded which medal during WWII?

9: The Duffer Brothers created which Netflix series starring Winona Ryder and Finn Wolfhard?

10: Which famous internet giant was founded at Menlo Park, California in September 1998?

11: Which British king abdicated in favour of his brother George VI after falling in love with Wallis Simpson?

12: Who served as British Prime Minister after Tony Blair and before David Cameron?

13: NATO gave the ultra modern Russian MiG-29 which pivotal codename?

14:  In which books or films would you find the following ‘lands’?

  1. Sandleford
  2. Houyhnhnms
  3. Bacteria
  4. Calormen
  5. Isla de Muerta
  6. Vulgaria
  7. The Duchy of Grand Fenwick

15: The following line is from which famous film?

“Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets at the Indy 500”

16: Which famous hill is named after prince Carlo III?

17: Who were stripped of the European Champion Club’s Cup they won in 1993 after a bribery scandal involving their president, Bernard Tapie?

18: The RNLI is a well-known British charity but what does the ‘L’ stand for?

19: A set of bones known as ossicles are in which part of the body?

20: On average, which animal is faster, a kangaroo or a zebra?

ANSWERS

1: A cricket over

2: William Holden

3: Three answers.

  1. Saturn (Saturn V)
  2. Columbia
  3. Eagle

4: Palindrome

5: Salem

6: Velociraptor

7: Australia

8: George Cross

9: Stranger Things

10: Google

11: Edward VIII

12: Gordon Brown

13:  Fulcrum

14:  Seven answers

  1. Watership Down
  2. Gullivers Travels
  3. The Great Dictator
  4. The Chronicles of Narnia
  5. The Pirates of the Caribbean
  6. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  7. The Mouse that Roared

15:  Apocalypse Now

16: Monte Carlo

17: Olympic Marseille

18: Lifeboat

19: The ear

20: Kangaroo

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