Friday, June 27, 2014

10 General Knowledge Questions (Jun 2014)



  1. Which famous figure was born as Marie Grosholtz in 1761 in Strasbourg, France?
  2. What animal derives its name from the Latin for 'Little Thief?
  3. Pushtu is the main language in which country?
  4. Which country won the 1938 FIFA World Cup?
  5. What is Pakistan's currency?
  6. Constance Georgine Markievicz, the early 20th century Irish Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician, achieved which first in politics in 1918?
  7. What does the 'S' represent in United States Army general George S. Patton Jr's name?
  8. Name the Anglo-Saxon King killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066
  9. Who did Beatle Sir Paul McCartney marry in 2011?
  10. In motoring terms, what does India, Tonga, Malta and Tanzania have in common?

ANSWERS:
  1. Marie 'Madame' Tussauds
  2. Ferret (furittus)
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Italy (beat Hungary 4-2 in the final)
  5. Pakistani Rupee
  6. She became the first woman elected to the British House of Commons
  7. Smith
  8. King Harold II
  9. Nancy Shevell
  10. Cars drive on the left side of the road