Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

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1. What is a Sam Browne? A A heavy ma­chine gun B An all-ter­rain jeep C A mil­i­tary belt D A mil­i­tary is­sue dag­ger 2. Who played Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ Mccoy in the Star Trek se­ries? A Leonard Ni­moy B James Doohan C Wil­liam Shat­ner D De­for­est Kel­ley 3. What is a score of forty all in a game of ten­nis called? A Deuce B Love C Tie D Evens 4. Which par­lia­men­tar­ian sol­dier in the Civil War be­came Cromwell’s son-in-law? A Henry Ire­ton B Charles Ste­wart C Ran­dolph Carter D Harold Fields 5. Who wrote the nov­els Farewell My Lovely and The High Win­dow? A Raymond Chan­dler B John Gr­isham C Tom Clancy D Colin Dex­ter 6. Which re­cent film, starring Anna Paquin and Hol­l­i­day Grainger, tells the story of a doc­tor in the 1950s who falls in love with her young pa­tient’s mother? A Tell It to the Bees B Tell It to the Ants C Tell It to the But­ter­flies D Tell It to the Bee­tles 7. Which English king was known as the Un­ready? A Harold B Wil­liam I C Ethelred D Henry IV 8. What is the name of the world’s longest rail­way run­ning from Moscow to Vladi­vos­tok? A The Moscow State Rail­way B The Cross-russian line C The Great Link D The Trans-siberian Rail­way 9. Which two coun­tries fought each other in the Hun­dred Years’ War? A Iraq and Iran B Eng­land and France C Egypt and Is­rael D Spain and France 10. What is the sur­name of the con­tro­ver­sial star of the US com­edy se­ries Ellen who re­ceived two Emmy Award nom­i­na­tions for her epony­mous role? A Richards B Har­ris C Degeneres D Sousie 11. In which decade of the 19th Cen­tury did the Crimean War take place? A 50s B 60s C 20s D 40s 12. What did Al­bert De­salvo con­fess to be­ing? A The York­shire Rip­per B The Moors Mur­derer C The Seat­tle Slasher D The Bos­ton Stran­gler 13. What sort of crea­ture is a hell­ben­der? A A large spi­der B A mex­i­can rat C A scor­pion D A sala­man­der 14. Which Scot­tish nov­el­ist wrote The Heart of Mid­loth­ian? A An­thony Pow­ell B Sir Wal­ter Scott C Lawrence Dur­rell D Bar­bara Pym 15. Which Amer­i­can group recorded the al­bum Pret­zel Logic in 1974? A Steely Dan B Dire Straits C Skid Row D Thin Lizzy

Hol­l­i­day Grainger See Ques­tion 6.

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