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General Knowledge Quiz


1. In which country is the Roman Catholic shrine and pilgrimage centre of Fatima?

A Italy

B Spain

C Portugal

D Argentina

2. Which character did Richard Grieve play in Home and Away? A Lachie

B Lassie

C Loopy

D Lance

3. Which rap star appeared in the 1993 Robin Williams film Toys?

A LL Cool J

B Ice Cube

C Ice-T

D Chuck D

4. Which method of painting literally means “fool the eye”? A Optical Illusionar­y Painting B Trompe l’oeil

C Surrealism

D Dadaism

5. In the 1987 film The Golden Child, a social worker played by Eddie Murphy is sent to which part of Asia?

A Tibet

B India

C China

D Iran

6. Which 2012 American comedydram­a film starred Channing Tatum as a male stripper?

A We’re the Millers

B Magic Mike

C The Full Monty

D Hustlers

7. Which bird of the crow family

has the Latin name Pica pica?

A Magpie

B Raven

C Blackbird

D Jackdaw

8. Which 16th-century regent of France is traditiona­lly considered to have been largely responsibl­e

for the St Bartholome­w’s Day massacre?

A Jean Racine

B Catherine de’ Medici C Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet D Françoise d’Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon

9. What visual method of communicat­ion involves the use of two flags?

A Belaying

B Conning

C Semaphore

D Parley 10. Who had a top ten hit single in 1975 with There Goes My First Love?

A The Drifters

B The Pretenders

C Fleetwood Mac

D The Mamas & the Papas

11. Which lanthanide element is represente­d by the symbol Lu?

A Lithium

B Lanthanum

C Lawrencium

D Lutetium

12. Belmopan is the capital city of which Central American country? A Belize

B El Salvador

C Honduras

D Nicaragua

13. From which country did the notorious wartime traitor Vidkun Quisling come?

A Sweden

B Denmark

C Iceland

D Norway

14. Which Irish province includes the counties of Dublin and Kilkenny?

A Connacht

B Leinster

C Munster

D Ulster

15. Of which country is the baht the monetary unit?

A Thailand B Laos C Bangladesh D Vietnam

 ?? ?? Channing Tatum See Question 6.
Channing Tatum See Question 6.

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