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GK Quiz Questions I



  1. Aloysius is Lord Sebastian Flyte's beloved teddy bear in which 1945 novel?
  2. In which year did the Vietnam War end?
  3. What costing 37 pence, was abolished in 1987?
  4. Which household cleaning brand 'Loves the jobs you hate'?
  5. Narrow boats built for Britain's inland waterways are limited to what width: (a)6feet 10inches, (b)7feet 10inches, or (c)8feet 10inches?
  6. In which modern day American state did the Battle of the Little Bighorn take place in 1876?
  7. What can a polyglot do?
  8. How many squares run along each length of a scrabble board?
  9. In banking, what do American's call a current account?
  10. In the film industry what does CGI stand for?




  11. The Beatles give their first live US television performance on which American show?
  12. Which treaty, signed in 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War?
  13. Taller than Nelson's Column, Aspire is a work of art on which British University's campus?
  14. Ned Maddrell died in 1974 - he was the last remaining native speaker of which language?

Answers:

  1. Brideshead Revisited
  2. 1975
  3. Dog licenses
  4. Mr Muscle
  5. 6feet 10inches
  6. Montana
  7. Speak multiple languages
  8. 15
  9. Checking account
  10. Computer-generated imagery
  11. The Ed Sullivan Show
  12. Treaty of Paris
  13. University of Nottingham
  14. Manx



General Knowledge Quiz Questions II

  1. Owen Jones is a columnist with which newspaper?
  2. On a monopoly board how much does Coventry Street cost?
  3. Who was Barrack Obama's Vice President?
  4. Between the 1680s and 1850s, which political party were rivals to the Tories?
  5. Who took over the sponsorship of the Whitbread Book Awards from 2006?
  6. How was Lady Mallowan better known to millions?
  7. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst is in which English county?
  8. What has two components: the Mishnah and the Gemara?
  9. The Gorbals is a famous working class area in which city?
  10. Which 1936 Barbara Euphan Todd creation was the first ever story book published by Puffin Books?
  11. Whose body was discovered on 1 May 1999 by an Everest expedition?
  12. Geoffrey Hayes was best known as the host of which popular children's show?

Answers:

  1. The Guardian
  2. £260





  3. Joe Biden
  4. The Whigs
  5. Costa Coffee
  6. Agatha Christie
  7. Berkshire
  8. The Talmud - the central text of Judaism
  9. Glasgow
  10. Worzel Gummidge
  11. George Mallory
  12. Rainbow (1974 to 1992)






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