Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Bangor Mail - - Weekly Puzzles -

1. Which com­edy dou­ble act worked as welders in a Lan­cashire fac­tory be­fore form­ing a singing duo called The Harper Broth­ers?

A Can­non and Ball B Smith and Jones C Reeves and Mor­timer D The Two Ron­nies

2. Who wrote Black Beauty in 1877?

A Anna Sewell

B A.A. Milne

C Enid Bly­ton

D Robert Louis Steven­son

3. How is a har­mon­ica com­monly known?

A Lip or­gan B Tongue or­gan C Tooth or­gan D Mouth or­gan

4. What is the study of the be­hav­iour and flow of air around ob­jects?

A As­tro­physics B Ge­om­e­try C Aero­dy­nam­ics D Tech­nom­e­try

5. In which Mid­dle Eastern coun­try is the port of Acre?

A Iran B Iraq C Is­rael D Ye­men

6. What is the ti­tle of the 2018 sin­gle from US singer Ari­ana Grande?

A God is a Man B God is a Girl C God is a Woman D God is a Boy

7. Which leg­endary Tro­jan leader is the cen­tral char­ac­ter in Vir­gil’s Aeneid?

A Ae­neas B Th­e­seus C Achilles D Ajax

8. Of which great orches­tra was James Gal­way a mem­ber from 1969 to 1975?

A Berlin Phil­har­monic B New York Phil­har­monic C Lon­don Phil­har­monic D Paris Phil­har­monic

9. Ger­ard Depar­dieu’s mar­riage of con­ve­nience in ro­man­tic com­edy Green Card was with which Amer­i­can ac­tress?

A Cy­bill Shep­herd B Andie MacDow­ell C Tyne Daly D Wi­nona Ry­der

10. In which Ir­ish county is the cas­tle that con­tains the fa­mous Blar­ney Stone?

A Kilkenny B Wex­ford C Done­gal D Cork

11. In which war was the Bat­tle of Marston Moor fought?

A The Amer­i­can Civil War B The War of the Roses C The English Civil War D The An­glo-Ro­man Wars

12. What is the low­est-pitched in­stru­ment of the vi­o­lin fam­ily?

A Cello B Vi­ola C Dou­ble bass D Gui­tar

13. Which planet is ap­prox­i­mately 150 mil­lion kilo­me­tres from the sun?

A Jupiter B Saturn C Earth D Pluto

14. Which Bri­tish yachts­man was the first to sail alone around the world non­stop?

A Robin Hops-James B Richard Ran­dall-Smith C Robin Knox-John­ston D Thomas Love-Wil­liams

15. Which Swedish singer fea­tures on the ti­tle track from Mark Ronson’s new al­bum Late Night Feel­ings?

A Tove Lo B Zara Lars­son C Robyn D Lykke Li

Mu­si­cian Mark Ronson See Ques­tion 15

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