Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Bangor Mail - - Weekly Puzzles -

1. Which foot­baller was Eng­land’s youngest World Cup goal scorer in 1998?

A Michael Owen

B Rob­bie Fowler

C Alan Shearer

D David Beck­ham

2. Who wrote The Dar­ling Buds of May?

A D H Lawrence

B Lau­rie Lee

C H E Bates

D W H Au­den

3. Which for­mer mid­dle-dis­tance run­ner was ap­pointed chief ex­ec­u­tive of the British Ath­letic Fed­er­a­tion in 1997?

A Roger Bannister

B Se­bas­tian Coe

C Steve Cram

D David Moorcroft

4. What was the name of the Egyp­tian god usu­ally por­trayed as a fal­con or with a fal­con’s head?

A Isis

B Aten

C Zozer

D Horus

5. What breed of dog is Lady in the 1955 film Lady and the Tramp?

A Ter­rier

B Al­sa­tian

C Spaniel

D Dal­ma­tian

6. Which nav­i­ga­tor led the first ex­pe­di­tion to sail around the world?

A Christo­pher Colom­bus

B Sir Walter Raleigh

C Sir Fran­cis Drake

D Fer­di­nand Mag­el­lan

7. Which English pop star ap­peared in the film Merry Christ­mas Mr Lawrence?

A David Bowie

B Noddy Holder

C John Len­non

D Mick Jag­ger

8. Which il­lus­tra­tor and wa­ter­colourist is best known for his chil­dren’s book il­lus­tra­tions such as 1906’s Pe­ter Pan?

A Arthur Rack­ham

B Frank Rogers

C Philip Mead

D Arthur Askey

9. Which Christ­mas zombie film stars Ella Hunt as Anna, whose sleepy town is be­ing over­run by the un­dead?

A Apoca­lypse Now

B Anna and the Apoca­lypse

C Un­dead Then

D Anna and the Un­dead

10. What is Eli Whit­ney fa­mous for in­vent­ing?

A Seed drill

B Cot­ton gin

C Phono­graph

D Type­writer

11. Which British aero­nau­ti­cal en­gi­neer set up the com­pany that built the Hal­i­fax bomber?

A Sir Fred­er­ick Han­d­ley Page

B Sir Joseph Hal­i­fax

C Sir Michael Fields

D Sir Horace Brown

12. Which 11-a-side field game starts with a bully-off?

A Rugby

B Foot­ball

C Polo

D Hockey

13. What sort of crea­ture is a kook­aburra?

A Bird

B Snake

C Lizard

D Mam­mal

14. Ligeti’s Poeme sym­phonique fea­tures which in­stru­ments?

A Bi­cy­cle pumps

B Wine glasses

C Metronomes

D Saws

15. Which new Net­flix doc­u­men­tary se­ries about our mys­te­ri­ous grey mat­ter is nar­rated by ac­tress Emma Stone?

A The Con­scious Ape

B In­side the Brain

C The Mind, Ex­plained

D Won­der of the Uni­verse

Ac­tress Emma Stone See Ques­tion 15

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