Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

1. With which mu­si­cal in­stru­ment is Ir­ish mu­si­cian James Gal­way as­so­ci­ated?

A Flute B Vi­olin C Gui­tar D Pi­ano

2. Of which fic­tional Lon­don school did Mr Rob­son pre­side over in the BBC 1 se­ries?

A Grange Hill B Grove End C Blake High D Vic­to­ria Com­pre­hen­sive

3. Of which French king was Madame de Pom­padour a mistress?

A Louis XVI B Louis X C Louis XII D Louis XV

4. In which Eu­ro­pean coun­try is the re­sort of Es­to­ril?

A Por­tu­gal B Spain C Greece D Turkey

5. Which English satir­i­cal nov­el­ist wrote Night­mare Abbey and Gryll Grange?

A Thomas Love John­son B Thomas Love Adams C Thomas Love Wil­liams D Thomas Love Pea­cock

6. What is the ti­tle of the re­cent sin­gle from rap­per Nicki Mi­naj, her first solo re­lease in 2019?

A An­i­ma­tron B Su­pertron C Me­ga­tron D Gi­ga­tron

7. Which of the apos­tles was the brother of Saint Peter?

A Saint John B Saint Bartholome­w C Saint An­drew D Saint Au­gus­tine

8. Which of­fi­cer is served by an aide-de-camp?

A Cor­po­ral B Ma­jor C Field-mar­shall D Gen­eral

9. What se­cret weapon oc­cu­pies the zom­bies in George A Romero’s fourth un­dead in­stal­ment Land of the Dead?

A Dogs B Tele­vi­sions C Mu­sic D Fire­works

10. Which long-run­ning BBC2 doc­u­men­tary se­ries brought us three spe­cial films en­ti­tled Ice Mum­mies in 1997?

A Hori­zon B Panorama C World in Ac­tion D Fo­cus

11. Who drove the car Thrust SSC that first broke the land speed record in Septem­ber 1997?

A Roger Ban­nis­ter B Richard Friar C Michael Stone D Andy Green

12. What sort of crea­ture is a boxer?

A A horse B A dog C A fish D A mol­lusc

13. In which Mid­dle East coun­try is the city of Riyadh sit­u­ated?

A Ye­men B Oman C Iraq D Saudi Ara­bia

14. Who has fronted the Happy Mon­days and Black Grape?

A Ian Dury B Ian Brown C Shaun Ryder D Paul Weller

15. What is the sec­ond largest planet in the so­lar sys­tem?

A Mars B Saturn C Uranus D Earth

Nicki Mi­naj See Ques­tion 6.

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