Thursday, April 30, 2020

20 Irish and World General Knowledge Quiz Questions



1.    In what language is the Book of Kells written? - latin
2.    Which popular messaging service was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for USD$19.3 billion? - whatsapp
3.    What is the capital city of Bulgaria? - sofia
4.    Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are moons of which planet? - jupiter
5.    What would you commonly use Ethylene Glycol in a car for? - antifreeze
6.    In which Australian city was Ned Kelly hanged in 1880? - melbourne
7.    Which disease is most commonly associated with damage caused to the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine? - parkinsons
8.    Abbeylara is located in which Irish county? - longford
9.    What is Charlie's surname in Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? - bucket
10.    In which US State was Donald Trump born? – new york
11. What type of vehicle does Robert De Niro drive in the title of a 1976 Martin Scorsese film? - Taxi
12.    Which politician served three terms as Taoiseach, finally leaving the post for the final time in February 1992? – Charles Haughey
13.    In a game of English Draughts how many pieces are on the board at the start of play? - 24
14.    In the bible, who lead the Israelites out of Egypt and across the Red Sea? - Moses
15.    In which year did Michael Flatley and Jean Butler perform Riverdance at the Eurovision? - 1994
16.    Which British monarch was the final ruler in The House of Tudor? – Elizabeth 1ST
17.    Which show that depicted the Dublin underworld was first shown on RTE in 2010 and starred Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge? Love Hate
18.    Red and which other colour is on the flag of Austria? - White
19.    Which British-Italian engineer obtained a patent for radio in London in 1897? - Marconi
20.    What does the Beaufort scale measure? – Wind strength