Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Bangor Mail - - Weekly Puzzles -

1. Which Bri­tish philoso­pher and util­i­tar­i­an­ism pioneer wrote Principles of Morals and Leg­is­la­tion?

A Jeremy Ben­tham B Jeremy Ste­wart C Jeremy Or­ange D Jeremy Lon­don

2. What sort of crea­ture is a swal­low­tail?

A A bird

B A fly

C A but­ter­fly D A mam­mal

3. Which Rus­sian nov­el­ist wrote Fa­thers and Sons?

A Ivan Tur­genev B Maxim Gorki C Vladimir Nabokov D An­ton Chekhov

4. Which Eng­land crick­eter scored his maiden Test Cen­tury in the Bridgetown Test against the West Indies in 1998?

A Nasser Hus­sain B Alex Ste­wart C Mark Ram­prakash D Dar­ren Gough

5. Com­poser Carl Nielsen was born in which coun­try?

A Aus­tria B Hun­gary C Den­mark D Swe­den

6. Which TV game show of the 1990s was hosted by Noel Ed­monds and set in the fic­tional vil­lage of Crink­ley Bot­tom?

A Dou­ble En­ten­dre B Noel’s House Party C Vil­lage Games D Ed­mond’s Early Doors

7. Which Bri­tish F1 driver al­lowed team-mate Mika Hakki­nen to win the 1998 Aus­tralian Grand Prix?

A Michael Schu­macher B David Coulthard C Da­mon Hill

D Eddie Irvine

8. Who di­rected the 1991 film The Fisher King?

A Iain Soft­ley B Spike Jonze C Terry Gil­liam D Brad An­der­son

9. Which psy­chol­o­gist wrote The Sane So­ci­ety and The Art of Loving?

A Sig­mund Freud B Erich Fromm C Karl Marx D Rein­hard Frei

10. In which county in Eng­land is Scafell Pike?

A Northum­ber­land B North York­shire C Der­byshire D Cum­bria

11. Which Rus­sian swim­mer re­tained his 100m freestyle ti­tle at the 1998 world cham­pi­onships less than 15 months after be­ing stabbed in Moscow?

A Alexan­der Pu­tilov B Alexan­der Kamenev C Alex­en­der Rustikov D Alexan­der Popov

12. Which singer starred along­side John Wayne in the ac­claimed 1950s Western Rio Bravo?

A Frank Si­na­tra B Sammy Davis Jnr C Dean Martin D Glen Camp­bell

13. Which Croa­t­ian-born elec­tri­cal en­gi­neer had the SI unit of mag­netic flux den­sity named after him?

A Nikola Tesla B Nikola Watt C Nikola Flux D Nikola Volta

14. Who played Rigsby’s long­suf­fer­ing woman lodger in 70s sit­com Ris­ing Damp?

A Frances De La Tour B Sandy Man­del­son C Pa­tri­cia De La Roche D Ar­quette Har­ris

15. What is the ti­tle of pop su­per­star Tay­lor Swift’s lat­est sin­gle, which re­cently en­tered the UK Chart at Num­ber 3?

A Me! B You! C Us! D Them!

Singer Tay­lor Swift See Ques­tion 15

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