Tuesday, November 11, 2014

30 World General Knowledge Table Quiz Questions


30 general knowledge pub/table quiz questions.


QUESTIONS:
  1. In what year did escape artist Harry Houdini die?
  2. In which European City will you find the European Court of Justice?
  3. Which Asian country is known as the 'Land of the White Elephants'?
  4. Which country lies due north of Bhutan?
  5. What is the minimum age you have to be to sign up to Facebook?
  6. Which future King of England was born at Greenwich Palace, and was the third child of Elizabeth of York?
  7. In which century was Vogue Magazine established?
  8. What is the capital city of Bulgaria?
  9. What University, which has been in continuous use since it was established, is the oldest in Europe?
  10. Only two films have ever received 14 Oscar nominations, an Academy record. Name the films.
  11. How many islands make up the nation of Japan?
  12. DeWitt Bukater was the surname of which 1997 blockbuster film character?
  13. Who received an Oscar and a Nobel Prize?
  14. According to the Bible, for how many years did Adam live?
  15. What colour is the letter ‘L’ in the Google logo?
  16. Samoa secured its independence from which country in 1962?
  17. Who wrote The Vampire Chronicles?
  18. What is Donald Duck’s middle name?
  19. How many people are visible in The Scream, the painting by Edvar Munch?
  20. How many members of the Irish pop group, The Corrs were male?
  21. Baku is the capital of which country?
  22. Who released the single, Run Baby Run in 1993?
  23. In which Australian city was Ned Kelly hanged in 1880?
  24. Is the following statement True of False? The Equator passes through Sri Lanka.
  25. Who preceded William McKinley as US President at the end of the 19th century?
  26. In which Pakistan city was Osama Bin Laden killed in 2011?
  27. Ennistymon, Portlaoise, Bantry and Claremorris are all towns in which European country?
  28. In 1541, a Spaniard Pedro de Valdivia, founded which South American City?
  29. The Academy Awards or The Oscars were televised for the first time which decade?
  30. What is the two letter IATA airline designator code that precedes all Ryanair flight numbers?

ANSWERS:
  1. 1926
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Thailand
  4. China
  5. 13
  6. Henry 8th
  7. 19th (1800’s acceptable)
  8. Sofia
  9. Bologna
  10. All About Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997)
  11. 4
  12. Rose (played by Kate Winslet)
  13. George Bernard Shaw
  14. 930
  15. Green
  16. New Zealand
  17. Anne Rice
  18. Fauntleroy
  19. 3
  20. 1 (Jim Corr)
  21. Azerbaijan
  22. Sheryl Crow
  23. Melbourne
  24. False
  25. Grover Cleveland
  26. Abbottabad
  27. Republic of Ireland (√Čire acceptable)
  28. Santiago in Chile
  29. 1950s (1953)
  30. FR