Rossendale Free Press
General Knowledge Quiz
1 Al is the chemical symbol for which lightweight metal?
2 Former Prime Minister John
Major’s book More Than a Game is a history of which sport?
C Football 3 Which French term for ‘false step’ has come to mean a socially awkward blunder in English?
A Pas de deux
B Faux Pas
C Pied-à-terre 4 Which writer created The
Likely Lads, Porridge and Auf
Wiedersehen, Pet with writing partner Dick Clement?
A Ray Galton
B John Sullivan
C Ian La Frenais 5 Who plays chauvinistic advertising executive Nick Marshall in the 2000 romantic comedy What Women Want? A Hank Azaria
B Mel Gibson
C Richard Gere
6 What type of creature is a marlin?
A Bird of prey B Duck
CA fish 7 In 1978 Georgi Markov, a defector from Communist Bulgaria, was killed in London after being stabbed with a poisoned… what?
B Stiletto heel
8 Which US band had a 1980 hit with Call Me?
A Fleetwood Mac
C Talking Heads
9 Which vast gorge was cut by the Colorado river in Arizona?
A The Red River Gorge
B The Grand Canyon
C The Horseshoe Canyon
10 Which recent C5 comedy drama starred Sally as Lindsay as an antiques dealer turned amateur detective in amateur detective in France? France?
A The Madame Blanc Mysteries B The Monsieur Rouge Mysteries C The Mademoiselle Mysteries