Chichester Observer

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ

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1 Which ceremony occurs in the 3rd week of July on the Thames? A Duck-downing

B Heron-lefting

C Puffin-righting

D Swan-upping

2 Who is seen as the traitor of the Labour Party despite being their first true Prime Minister?

A Arthur Henderson

B Stanley Baldwin

C Ramsay Macdonald

D Clement Attlee

3 Of which fruit are honeydew and cantaloupe varieties? A Grapefruit

B Melon

C Strawberry

D Apple

4 Which Nobel Peace Prizewinni­ng Norwegian explorer pioneered an identifica­tion card for displaced persons? A Fridtjof Nansen

B Roald Amundsen

C Christian Johannson

D Jork Rikverg

5 Who wrote the novel Diana of the Crossways?

A Thomas Hardy

B George Meredith

C Henry James

D Arnold Bennett

6 Which recent monster film sequel stars Alexander Skarsgard and Millie Bobby Brown?

A Godzilla vs. Kong B Shrek 5

C Frankenste­in 2

D Gigan vs. The Mummy 7 Which German engineer is credited with manufactur­ing the first car powered by an internalco­mbustion engine?

A Karl Benz

B Claude Benz

C Mercado Benz

D Richard Benz

8 Which British decathlete won gold medals at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics?

A Roger Black

B Dean Macey

C Daley Thompson

D Bruce Jenner

9 In Shakespear­e’s play who killed Macbeth?

A Duncan

B Lady Macbeth

C Macduff

D Malcolm 10 In which musical is the song 76 Trombones featured? A Calamity Jane

B Seven Brides for Seven

Brothers

C The Sound of Music

D The Music Man

11 What sort of creature is a weever?

A A rodent

B A fish

C A bird

D An insect

12 Pyrexia is a technical term for which medical symptom? A Fever

B Chicken Pox

C Flu

D Cold

13 Which British novelist wrote The Power and the Glory and The Third Man?

A John Grisham

B Bruce Chatwin

C Graham Greene

D Laurie Lee

14 In what year was the Peasants’ Revolt led by Wat Tyler and John Ball?

A 1288

B 1423

C 1381

D 1501

15 What distinguis­hes a Manx cat from other cats?

A Its ears are more pointed

B It does not have retractabl­e

claws

C It has no tail

D It is vegetarian

 ??  ?? Millie Bobby Brown See Question 6
Millie Bobby Brown See Question 6

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