General Knowledge Quiz
1. What name was given to the two magistrates who held supreme civil and military authority under the Roman Republic?
A Emperors B Consuls C Legionaires D Senators
2. In which sea can the island group known as the Sporades be found?
A The Caspian Sea B The Black Sea C The Aegean Sea D The Barents Sea
3. What is the traditional number of witches in a coven?
A Twelve B Thirteen C Seven D Twenty-one
4. Which natural phenomena are measured on the Richter scale?
A Hurricanes B Earthquakes C Volcanoes D Tsunamis
5. Which British group’s third album was called Be Here Now?
A Blur B Cast C The Lightning Seeds D Oasis
6. What is the title of the third and final film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy which stars Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver?
A Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker B Star Wars: The Fall of Skywalker C Star Wars: The Start of Skywalker D Star Wars: The End of Skywalker
7. Which politician and journalist wrote the series of essays collected as Rural Rides?
A Matthew Cobbett B Simon Cobbett C William Cobbett D Michael Cobbett
8. Which British consular official and Irish nationalist was hanged for treason in 1916?
A Roger Casement B Michael Collins C Charles Parnell D Robert Peel
9. What sort of insects are aedes?
A Locusts B Mosquitoes C Bees D Wasps
10. The colón is the national currency of which country?
A Costa Rica B Egypt C Thailand D Austria
11. Which film star was born Margarita Carmen Cansino?
A Rita Hayworth B Judy Garland C Deborah Kerr D Shirley Maclaine
12. Which famous British secret agent was created by Ian Fleming?
A Corrigan B Indiana Jones C James Bond D Mr Brown
13. In Greek mythology, who was the chief god of the sea identified with the Roman Neptune?
A Pluto B Zeus C Poseidon D Hades
14. Which colourless liquid, once used as an anaesthetic, is also called trichloromethane?
A Chloroform B Alcohol C Methanol D Ethanol
15. What name is given to the small bones that make up the spine?
A Lumbar B Vertebrae C Ventricles D Thorax