General Knowledge Quiz.
1. In which English county is the market town of Mildenhall? A Norfolk B Suffolk C Kent D Leicestershire 2. In which US state is Cape Cod? A Massachusetts B Maine C Pennsylvania D Virginia 3. Which US inventor designed the Clermont one of the earliest steamships? A John Davison Rockefeller B Warren Harding C William Sherman D Robert Fulton 4. Who won the discus gold medal at four successive Olympics 1956-68? A Nigel George B Graham Stewart C Michael Oerter D Al Oerter 5. What was the name of the evil doctor in Inspector Gadget? A Dr Hook B Dr Slash C Dr Claw D Dr Nails 6. Which 1990 film, starring Alec Baldwin and Sean Connery, was based on one of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels? A The Hunt for Red October B The Name of the Rose C The Untouchables D Dragonheart 7. Quick Draw McGraw was which type of animal? A Dog B Horse C Cat D Sheep 8. By what name was the veteran left-wing Labour politician, who was the 2nd Viscount Stansgate, better known? A Kenneth Clarke B Tony Blair C Peter Mandelson D Tony Benn 9. What name is given to an ancient Egyptian amulet or seal in the shape of a dung beetle? A Scarab B Scab C Scarex D Scarothep 10. Which literary critic wrote The Great Tradition? A PG Phillips B RS Thomas C FR Leavis D TE Howard 11. What is a honey locust? A A flower B An African mouse C A flying insect D Atree 12. Who wrote the novel The Scarlet Pimpernel? A Baroness Orczy B William Thackeray C Elizabeth Gaskell D Charlotte Bronte 13. Oscar winner Frances McDormand is married to which film director? A Joel Coen B Peter Farrelly C Robert Zemeckis D Stephen Frears 14. Which naturalist and broadcaster presented the TV series Life on Earth and The Living Planet? A David Attenborough B Chris Packham C David Bellamy D Bill Oddie 15. In what year was the Jarrow hunger march? A 1926 B 1936 C 1916 D 1906
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|Publication:||Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||Jul 15, 2017|
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