General Knowledge

General Knowledge

1 Who had a no 1 Album 60s 70s 80s 90s Barbara Strisand
2 What was Spencer Tracy’s last film Guess whose coming
to dinner
3 Who was the third and favourite son of David in Old Testament Absolom
4 Who had a hit with “Son of my Father” in 1972 Chicory Tip
5 What fish was the subject of dispute Spain Canada in 1995 Turbot
6 Ratatosk was what animal in Norse mythology – relayed insults Squirrel
7 What ship was blown up at the end of The African Queen The Louisa
8 Richard Carlisle invented an early vending machine selling what Books
9 Nevada means what when translated from Indian Snow
10 Where is the oldest known restaurant in the world Madrid
11 Who is the Roman Goddess of orchards and gardens Pomonia
12 In a recent survey what % of US wives thought husband cheating Ninety %
13 What was the first country to recognise the US as independent Morocco
14 What soft drink was developed as a hangover remedy Pepsi Cola
15 Edinburgh Castle stands on Arthur’s Seat what was Arthur’s seat Volcano
16 Who should have played Indiana Jones and dropped out Tom Selleck
17 The San Andreas is what type of geological fault Conservative
18 Name any of the demonstration sports at the Sydney Olympics Ballroom Dancing –
Snooker
19 Where was the first Miss World contest held in 1951 London
20 And what country won it Sweden
21 Japanese hi tec toilets auto wipe buts using what Lasers
22 In Greek legend who turned men into swine Circe
23 After California what US state produces the most wine New York
24 What series was voted the best fiction of the 20th century Lord of the Rings
25 What US state was the last to ratify abolition slavery 1990s Mississippi
26 Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of what Big words
27 Every day in the US people steal $20000 from where Vending machines
28 C17 H21 N04 is the chemical formula for what Cocaine
29 Who fired the first shots in the 1970 film MASH The Football game
Timekeeper
30 What is the worlds most widely eaten fish Herring
31 Beveley Hills Cop was Eddie Murphy but who was it intended for Sylvester Stallone
32 What is the literal meaning of Kangaroo I don’t understand
33 A digitabulist collects what Thimbles
34 Who said “I’ve watched a lot of baseball – on the radio” Gerald Ford
35 Collective nouns – a group of police officers A Mess
36 In Norse mythology Tyr is the god of what War
37 Brave Belt was the original name of what group Bachman Turner
Overdrive
38 The Hula Hoop was illegal in what country Finland
39 Leonato is the main character in what Shakespeare play Much ado about
Nothing
40 Who wrote the book Forest Gump Winston Groom
41 What product uses the most silver Camera Film
42 What was the former name of the Chrysler Corporation Maxwell Motors
43 In the Bible who was the father of Abraham Terah
44 What was the name of the shepherd that got Tremponina Pallidium Syphilus
45 What sport was called Harpastum by the ancient Greeks Football
46 Who was the male star when The Mousetrap first played Richard
Attenbourough
47 Who was the first actress to endorse a product commercially Lilly Langtree
48 What is a Caldera Depression left by
volcano
49 Who wrote the opera Zaide Mozart
50 What was 1993s biggest selling single Ill do anything for
love

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