Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

1. Of which ocean is the sea of Ja­pan a part?

A Atlantic Ocean B In­dian Ocean C Arc­tic Ocean D Pa­cific Ocean

2. In which war did the term ‘fifth col­umn’ orig­i­nate?

A The Boer War B Span­ish Civil War C The Crimean War D The Napoleonic War

3. Which ac­tress played Alf Gar­nett’s daugh­ter in TV’S Till Death Us Do Part?

A Una Stubbs B Una Smith C Una Thomp­son D Una Richards

4. Of which Dick­ens novel is Pip the cen­tral char­ac­ter?

A Bleak House B Oliver Twist C A Tale of Two Cities D Great Ex­pec­ta­tions

5. Who plays man-mad Dorien in the TV com­edy Birds of a Feather?

A Les­ley Joseph B Pauline Quirke C Jenny Richards D Dina Kemp

6. Which new Chan­nel 4 com­edy se­ries, set in the 1880s, stars Matt Berry as a de­tec­tive with one eye­brow?

A Year of the Dog B Year of the Cat C Year of the Rabbit D Year of the Ham­ster

7. Which feud­ing fam­ily was Romeo a mem­ber of?

A Ca­pulet B Endymion C Mon­tague D Capone

8. Which di­rec­tor and ac­tor pro­vides the voice for Jedi Master Yoda in the Star Wars films?

A George Lu­cas B Frank Oz C Steven Spiel­berg D David Prowse

9. With what sort of mu­sic are Joan Baez and Woody Guthrie as­so­ci­ated?

A Folk B Clas­si­cal C Disco D Coun­try and Western

10. Which French army of­fi­cer was sent to Devil’s Is­land when falsely ac­cused of be­tray­ing mil­i­tary secrets to Germany in 1894?

A Claude Drey­fus B Al­fred Drey­fus C Michel Drey­fus D Jean Drey­fus

11. What is the cen­tral part of an atom called?

A Mol­e­cule B Mem­brane C Atomic cen­tral D Nu­cleus

12. Which city be­came France’s capital for four days in WW2?

A Nice B Nantes C Tours D Or­leans

13. Which el­e­ment has the sym­bol Ar?

A Ar­gon B Ar­senic C As­ta­tine D Ameri­cium

14. Which giant planet takes ap­prox­i­mately 165 earth years to or­bit the sun?

A Jupiter B Saturn C Uranus D Mars

15. Which met­ric unit of volume is equal to one cu­bic decime­tre?

A Two Litres B Ten Litres C A Litre D Half a Litre

Matt Berry See Question 6.

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