General Knowledge Quiz
1. Which building material is composed of cement, stone, sand and water? A Plaster B Concrete C Mortar D Cement stone 2. Bill Murray became obsessed with gophers in which comedy, directed by his Ghostbusters costar Harold Ramis? A Meatballs B Stripes C Caddyshack D Kingpin 3. What nationality was the composer Bedrich Smetana? A Austrian B Czech C German D Hungarian 4. Who won the 1997 US PGA championship at Winged Foot? A Davis Love III B Tiger Woods C Colin Montgomerie D Nick Faldo 5. Which shocking fish is also known as a torpedo? A Electric Eel B Electric Shark C Electric Whale D Electric Ray 6. Which recent comedy series is about a married couple, played by Rosamund Pike and Chris O’dowd, who meet in a pub before attending their weekly therapy session? A The Loudest Voice B Fleabag C Years and Years D State of the Union 7. In which African country is the port of Mombasa? A Nigeria B Zimbabwe C Ethiopia D Kenya 8. Which European film-maker encouraged Sharon Stone to reveal all in Basic Instinct? A Paul Verhoeven B Danny Boyle C Luc Besson D Ulrich Seidl 9. In which country is the city of Kandy? A America B Trinidad C Argentina D Sri Lanka 10. Which institution was established in 1969 to provide higher education for adults through correspondence courses and TV and radio programmes? A TV University B Open University C Home University D Closed University 11. Who had a top ten hit single in 1979 with In the Navy? A Tight Fit B The Village People C Abba D The US Navy 12. Which chemical element is the main constituent of coal? A Sodium B Carbon C Potassium D Radon 13. What sort of creature is a serval? A A Wild Cat B A Feral Dog C A Lizard D A Carnivorous Monkey 14. Of which sea creature is the argonaut a type? A Octopus B Whale C Shark D Crab 15. Which US attorney defended both O.J. Simpson and Louise Woodward? A Frank Rogers B Barry Scheck C Richard Gray D Michael Smeck
Chris O’dowd See Question 6.