Grimsby Telegraph

General Knowledge Quiz


1. Who was the eldest son of Queen Victoria?

A George V

B Edward VII

C Edward V

D George IV

2. Which Irish agrarian organisati­on was formed by Michael Davitt in 1879?

A The Land Organisati­on B The Land League

C The Land Consul

D The Land Soviet

3. Which vitamin is also known as ascorbic acid?

A Vitamin C

B Vitamin D

C Vitamin A

D Vitamin B

4. Where is a fibula found?

A In the arm B In the wrist C In the leg

D In the fingers

5. Who wrote Mr Midshipman Easy and Children of the New Forest?

A Baroness Orczy

B AA Milne

C Captain Frederick Marryat

D Enid Blyton

6. Which 2000 film based on a novel by Alex Garland starred Leonardo DiCaprio as a backpacker who joins a secret island community in Thailand? A Shutter Island

B The Beach

C Club Paradise

D Cast Away

7. Which infection of the large intestine can be bacterial or amoebic?

A Enteritis

B Diverticul­itis

C Peritoniti­s

D Dysentery

8. What are the internatio­nal vehicle registrati­on letters for Bahrain?





9. Which actor had adventures in both The Goonies and the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

A Corey Feldman

B Sean Astin

C Elijah Wood

D Billy Boyd 10. In which Scottish sport also called camanachd is a caman used to propel a ball into a hail? A Shunty

B Shanty

C Shonty

D Shinty

11. Which British novelist wrote Mary Barton, North and South and Cranford?

A Charles Dickens

B Mrs Gaskell

C Jane Austen

D Charlotte Bronte

12. By what name is the clavicle commonly known?

A Thigh bone

B Collarbone

C Ankle bone

D The spine

13. What nationalit­y was the conductor Herbert von Karajan? A Austrian

B German

C Norwegian

D Swedish

14. Which British city developed out of the Roman fort of Mancunium?

A Chester

B Manchester

C York

D Sheffield

15. The Quetzal is the national currency of which country?

A Uraguay

B Panama

C Spain

D Guatemala

 ??  ?? Leonardo DiCaprio See Question 6.
Leonardo DiCaprio See Question 6.

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