Saturday, September 23, 2017

35 General Knowledge Table Quiz Questions and Answers

 35 general knowledge questions and answers.

  1. The deepest underwater location is which Pacific Ocean 'Trench'? - Mariana
  2. Name the American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration? - Dorothea Lange
  3. In which region of France is Paris located? -     Île-de-France
  4. Name the four main human blood groups. - A, B, AB and O
  5. The basket under a hot-air balloon is officially known as what? - A gondola
  6. Which popular children's TV show was conceived in 1966 during discussions between television producer Joan Ganz Cooney and Carnegie Foundation vice president Lloyd Morrisett? - Sesame Street
  7. The Battle of Waterloo was fought in which year? - 1815
  8. The Canterbury Tales is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in Middle English by whom? - Geoffrey Chaucer
  9. Linen is a textile made from the fibers of which plant? - Linen
  10.  Astigmatism is a condition affecting which part of the body? - The eye
  11. JRR Tolkien (died September 2 1973) likened his discovery of which language to, "A wine cellar filled with bottles of amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before. It quite intoxicated me"? - Finnish
  12. Pashto and Dari are the official languages of which country beginning with the letter A? - Afghanistan
  13. Who was the fourth President of the United States? - James Madison
  14. Carrauntoohil is the highest mountain in which country?
  15. In 2006, Zinedine Zedane was sent off during the FIFA World Cup Final for headbutting which player? - Marco Materazzi
  16. According to tradition, in what year was Rome founded? - 753BC
  17. In Bingo, what number is referred to as ‘Doctor’s Orders’? - 9
  18. In what year was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) formed? - 1949
  19. What was the very first women's magazine called? - The Ladies Mercury
  20. What name is given to the lowest level of the atmosphere? - Troposphere
  21. What six-lettered natural light display in the Earth's sky is also refereed to as polar lights or northern lights? - Aurora
  22. The pot-bellied pig is a breed of domesticated pig originating in which Asian country? - Vietnam
  23. In what year was the Federal Government of the United States formed? - 1789
  24. Which US president died on July 9, 1850, only 16 months after taking office? - Zachary Taylor
  25. Which African country joined the United Nations on 14 July 2011? - South Sudan
  26. How many boroughs does New York City have? - 5
  27. What chemical compound  has the formula SO2? - Sulfur dioxide (also sulphur dioxide)
  28. What is the Mexican food Gazpacho? - Cold soup
  29. Tallinn is the capital of which country? - Estonia
  30. Which Native American leader surrendered to General Nelson A Miles in Skeleton Canyon in Arizona on September 4, 1886? - Geronimo
  31. The US the District of Columbia is commonly referred to as what? - Washington DC
  32. In what year did the Soviet–Afghan War end? - 1989
  33. College of New Jersey is the former name for which famous US university? - Princeton
  34. Belfast City Airport is named afyter which famous Northern Irish sporting figure? - George Best
  35. France is divided into how many administrative regions (including overseas)? - 18