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General Knowledge Quiz


1. What is the capital of Cuba? A Havana

B Holguin

C Santiago de Cuba

D Kingston

2. Who wrote the Booker Prizewinni­ng novel Regenerati­on?

A Pat Barker

B Penelope Lively

C A.S. Byatt

D Keri Hulme

3. What is a young hare called? A Lapin

B Coney

C Leveret

D Kitten

4. What sort of creature is a greylag?

A A goose

B A squirrel

C A rat

D A mouse

5. Which of these fish is a type of flatfish?

A Tuna

B Salmon

C Herring

D Plaice

6. Which 2013 American heist thriller film features an ensemble cast including Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman?

A Now You See Me

B Ocean’s Thirteen

C Baby Driver

D The Bling Ring

7. Which imperial unit of weight is equal to 2240 pounds in its long form?

A Ton

B Megaton

C Milliton

D Ten ton

8. Who wrote Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

A Arthur Miller B John Wain C Truman Capote D Paul Scott

9. What was the first name of the Russian communist leader Lenin? A Josef

B Alexei

C Markov

D Vladimir 10. In which Scottish castle was Princess Margaret born?

A Glamis Castle

B Edinburgh Castle

C Dundee Castle

D Galloway Castle

11. What sort of creature is a yellowhamm­er?

A A frog

B A toad

C An insect

D A bird

12. Who won the women’s singles title at the 1996 Australian Open tennis tournament?

A Steffi Graf

B Martina Navratilov­a

C Lindsay Davenport

D Monica Seles

13. Which chess piece can move only one square at a time in any direction?

A Pawn

B Rook

C Queen

D King

14. In Greek mythology, who was the son of Laius and Jocasta?

A Heracles

B Jason

C Perseus

D Oedipus

15. Who wrote the poem If?

A W.H. Auden B Rudyard Kipling C A.A Milne

D W.E. Henley

 ?? ?? Jesse Eisenberg See Question 6.
Jesse Eisenberg See Question 6.

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