Black Country Bugle
General Knowledge Quiz
1 Who wrote the 1817 opera La Gazza Ladra or The Thieving Magpie? A Richard Wagner B Hector Berlioz C Gioachino Rossini
2 Who won his first Bafta for playing the title role in ITV drama The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies? A Chiwetel Ejiofor B Christopher Eccleston C Jason Watkins
3 Which Nobel Prize in Literature winner’s stage plays include Getting Married and On the Rocks? A George Bernard Shaw B Winston Churchill C Harold Pinter
4 Which Scottish football team are known as the Bhoys? A Celtic B Aberdeen C Dundee
5 What is the country of origin of
C France 6 Of which island is Antananarivo the capital?
Steve Martin See Question 10. 7 The Pillars of Hercules are on either side of which narrow body of water between Europe and Africa? A Dover Strait B Cook Strait C Strait of Gibraltar
8 What instrument’s name is translated from the German phrase ‘wing horn’? A Flugelhorn B Bodhran C Saxophone
9 Of which country did Tony Abbott become Prime Minister in 2013?
A Canada B Republic of Ireland C Australia
10 Which US mystery-comedy streaming series was co-created by Steve Martin and stars him as a semi-retired actor named Charles? A The Good Place B Only Murders in the Building C The Staircase