Friday, 29 February 2008

General Knowledge #4

  1. Which Bond actor was knighted in 2000?
  2. Did the Egyptians or Romans invent the sundial?
  3. Who was appointed Education Minister after Election '97?
  4. The South African coastline borders which two oceans?
  5. Which Chicago born dancer created Lord Of The Dance?
  6. What is the medical term for your voicebox?
  7. What is the highest mountain in Scotland?
  8. In which century was slavery abolished in the British Empire?
  9. If a car has DK on it which country is it from?
  10. What language is spoken in the Balerics?
  11. What is the closest Galaxy to the Milky Way?
  12. Where is the Whispering Gallery?
  13. How many ribs has the human body?
  14. How many 2p's in £2.00
  15. Which animal lives in a drey?

    Swipe below for the answers:

  1. Sean Connary
  2. Egyptians
  3. David Blunkett
  4. Indian & Pacific
  5. Micheal Flatley
  6. Larynx
  7. Ben Nevis
  8. 19th Century
  9. Denmark
  10. Spanish
  11. Andromeda
  12. St. Pauls, London
  13. 24
  14. 100
  15. Squirrel

Thursday, 28 February 2008

General Knowledge #3

  1. Which horse won Grand National 2000?
  2. What is the name of the tallest volcano in the solar system?
  3. On average how many minutes of music can you fit on a CD?
  4. What is the liquid part of the blood called?
  5. Musically speaking what does R&B stand for?
  6. What was the first artificial satellite?
  7. What is the second largest of the Channel Islands?
  8. What school did Prince William first attend in 1995?
  9. In the organisations MI5 & MI6 what does MI stand for?
  10. What is the scout’s motto?
  11. Which novelist wrote Schindlar’s Ark?
  12. What sort of creature is a Cayman?
  13. What is the largest state of the USA?
  14. What does the acronym NATO stand for?
  15. What is a monkey-puzzle?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Papillion
  2. Olympus Mons on mars.
  3. 74 minutes
  4. Plasma
  5. Rhythm & blues
  6. Sputnik
  7. Guernsey
  8. Eton
  9. Military intelligence
  10. Be prepared
  11. Thomas Kennally
  12. Reptile
  13. Alaska
  14. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  15. A tree

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

General Knowledge #2

  1. Who created Sherlock Holmes?
  2. In which comic did Dan Dare appear?
  3. What are the tree people in Lord Of The Rings called?
  4. General Sherman is reportedly the most massive living thing on Earth, what is it?
  5. In which year did Britain adopt the decimal currency system?
  6. What did Jacques Cousteau invent in 1943?
  7. In the game Operation what do you remove from the wrenched ankle?
  8. What would you be if you were myopic?
  9. Who is the queen's eldest Grandson?
  10. Who had an 80's number one with West End Girls?
  11. What is Terry Wogan's first name?
  12. Who had a hit with Let's Get Ready To Rumble?
  13. Who had a hit with Flava?
  14. Who had a UK number one hit with Kung Fu Fighting?
  15. To the nearest million what is the population of New York City?

To reveal the answers swipe below:

  1. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. The Eagle
  3. Ents
  4. A Giant redwood tree.
  5. 1971
  6. The Aqualung
  7. A Spanner
  8. Shortsighted
  9. Peter Philips
  10. Pet Shop Boys
  11. Michael
  12. PJ & Duncan
  13. Peter Andre
  14. Carl Douglas
  15. Eight million

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

General Knowledge #1

  1. In the musical Oliver which character sings 'As Long As He Needs Me'?
  2. In 1994 which Grand Prix saw the controversial Schumacher/Hill collison?
  3. If a car had a sticker with the Letter T on it which country is it from?
  4. On a computer keyboard which letter is to the left of 'H'?
  5. With which national company did Ringo Starr have his first job?
  6. In which country are the Petronas towers?
  7. What was Ethiopia called before it was Ethiopia?
  8. Whose secret agent partner was Penfold?
  9. In which month in 1914 did WW1 begin?
  10. How is Paul O'Grady better known?
  11. Which British comedian went missing in 1995?
  12. Which chocolate makers first sponsored Coronation Street in 1996?
  13. What does the D stand for in CJD?
  14. What is the full name of Hannibal The Cannibal?
  15. In Cluedo what is the colour of the vicar?
For the answers, swipe below:
  1. Nancy
  2. Austrailian
  3. Thailand
  4. G
  5. British Railways
  6. Malaysia
  7. Abyssinia
  8. Danger Mouse
  9. August
  10. Lilly Savage.
  11. Stephen Fry
  12. Cadbury's
  13. Disease
  14. Hannibal Lecter
  15. Green
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