Rossendale Free Press
General Knowledge Quiz
1 The Bay of Pigs invasion was a failed US invasion of which island country in 1961?
2 What mental condition is the title of a 2013 US thriller starring Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford? A Paranoia
3 Which comedian toured the UK with the 2013 stand-up show Qualmpeddler?
A Eddie Izzard
B Bill Bailey
C Noel Fielding
4 In which 1993 US comedy film does Kevin Kline play an employment agency owner who stands in for the US president? A Steve
5 The adult male form of which ape is known as a silverback?
6 Which English author wrote the fantasy novels Neverwhere, Stardust and Coraline?
A Terry Pratchett
B Philip Pullman
C Neil Gaiman
7 Who reprised his role as a psychiatrist in the final episode of BBC sitcom Miranda?
A Mark Heap
B David Mitchell
C Hugh Dennis
8 What name is shared by a prolific US film score composer and a famous Australian-born classical guitarist?
A Hans Zimmer
B John Williams
C Ennio Morricone
9 Which spirit is commonly poured over a Christmas pudding and set light to before serving?
10 Which song by Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris features English singer Tom Grennan?
A Behind You
B Ahead of You
C By Your Side