Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Rutherglen Reformer - - Puzzles -

1. What name is given to the strip of land granted to Poland by the Treaty of Ver­sailles in 1919 that sep­a­rated East Prus­sia from the rest of Ger­many?

A Prus­sian Cor­ri­dor B Pol­ish Cor­ri­dor C Ger­man Cor­ri­dor D Ver­sailles Cor­ri­dor

2. In which Ir­ish county is Con­nemara?

A County Gal­way B County Cork C Clare D Kilkenny

3. Which Bri­tish prime min­is­ter be­came the 1st Earl of Stock­ton?

A Harold Macmil­lan B Sir An­thony Eden C Sir Win­ston Churchill D Harold Wil­son

4. Who anointed Saul as the first king of Is­rael?

A David B Josiah C Sa­muel D Joseph

5. What name is given to an en­quiry into a per­son’s re­sources to es­tab­lish en­ti­tle­ment to a wel­fare ben­e­fit?

A Means test B Ap­ti­tude test C Poverty test D Fis­cal test

6. Which flower was the sym­bol of the House of Lan­caster?

A White rose B Red rose C Black rose D This­tle

7. Kylie Minogue recorded the theme tune to the film ver­sion of which sit­com, re­leased in 2016?

A Are You Be­ing Served? B Ab­so­lutely Fab­u­lous C Only Fools and Horses D Family Guy

8. Who was the ‘speaker’ of The Peo­ple’s Par­lia­ment on Chan­nel 4?

A Les­ley Rid­doch B Liam Richards C Leon Ra­pauski D Lee Rioch

9. Which swim­mer won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics?

A Steve James B Philip Rogers C Ge­of­frey Stevens D Mark Spitz

10. What is the cap­i­tal of Aus­tralia?

A Syd­ney B Perth C Mel­bourne D Can­berra

11. Who wrote The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe?

A JRR Tolkien B Lewis Car­roll C JK Rowl­ing D CS Lewis

12. In the cas­tle of which West York­shire mar­ket town was Richard II mur­dered?

A Wake­field B Ripon C Pon­te­fract D Hal­i­fax

13. Which US heavy rock band did English born gui­tarist Slash join?

A Me­tal­lica B Guns ‘n’ Roses C Dire Straits D The Off­spring

14. Which ar­ti­fi­cial el­e­ment is rep­re­sented by the sym­bol Es?

A Ein­steinium B Er­bium C Europium D Arsenic

15. Ardal O’Han­lon re­cently re­placed Kris Mar­shall as a DI re­sid­ing on the is­land of Saint Marie in which BBC1 drama?

A Trop­i­cal Mur­der Mys­tery B In­spec­tor Mar­shall In­ves­ti­gates C Death in Par­adise D CSI Marie

Ac­tor Ardal O’Han­lon. See Ques­tion 15.

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