General Knowledge Quiz
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.