Gen­eral Knowl­edge Quiz

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

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.

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