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General Knowledge Quiz


1. According to Greek mythology which god was the father of Apollo, Athena and Dionysus?

A Cronus

B Europa

C Zeus

D Rhea

2. Who wrote Diana: Her True Story?

A Philip MacDonald

B Simon James

C Michael Ross-Jones

D Andrew Morton

3. Which soul star provided the voice for the man-eating plant in Little Shop of Horrors?

A Stevie Wonder

B Rufus Thomas

C Isaac Hayes

D Levi Stubbs

4. Which band (later evolving into New Order) produced just two albums?

A Joy Division

B Level 42

C Crowded House

D The Smiths

5. Who had a top ten hit single in 1970 with Ride A White Swan?

A Slade

B Earth, Wind & Fire

C T. Rex

D The Who

6. Who is the famous father of American actress and humanitari­an Angelina Jolie?

A Chuck Norris

B Jon Voight

C Billy Bob Thornton

D Christophe­r Lloyd

7. Which Greek tragic dramatist wrote Seven Against Thebes and Prometheus Bound?

A Aeschylus

B Plato

C Socrates

D Homer

8. Which actress played Ma Larkin in TV series The Darling Buds of May?

A Rachel Ferris

B Pam Ferris

C Jane Ferris

D Irene Ferris

9. What is the largest island in Canada by area?

A Ellesmere Island

B Prince Edward Island

C Baffin Island

D Victoria Island

10. Who was the first tsar of Russia?

A Ivan the Terrible

B Nicholas I

C Alexander the Great

D Michael I

11. What was revolution­ary Che Guevara’s first name?

A Ernesto

B Fidel

C Max

D Pedro

12. With which French philosophe­r and novelist was Simone de Beauvoir romantical­ly linked?

A Jean-Paul Gaultier

B Jean-Paul Sartre

C Piers Sartre

D Frank Lemarr

13. What was the world’s tallest building before the completion of the World Trade Center?

A Empire State Building

B Sony Building

C Post Office Tower

D Sears Tower

14. Who starred as the magical nanny in Disney’s 1964 family film Mary Poppins?

A Angela Lansbury

B Annette Funicello

C Suzanne Pleshette

D Julie Andrews

15. What sort of creature is an eland?

A A fish

B A mollusc

C A bear

D An antelope

 ?? ?? Angelina Jolie See Question 6
Angelina Jolie See Question 6

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