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quiz 1146 – general knowledge (QA)

1 The US television series ‘The Wire’ is set in which city? Baltimore
2 Lacrimal fluid lubricates which part of the human body? Eyes
3 Grape Nehi (Knee-high) was the favourite drink of which M*A*S*H* character? Radar O’Reilly
4 What is the second event of a men’s decathlon? Long jump
5 Who played Mary Goodnight in the 1974 James Bond film ‘The Man With the Golden Gun’? Britt Ekland
6 Gerascophobia is the persistent fear of doing what? Growing old/ageing
7 Newmarket, Cheltenham and Epsom are towns in England associated with which sport? Horse racing
8 In the UK the clocks move forward an hour during which month of the year? March
9 Which Thomas hardy novel is often referred to in the book ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ by E L James? Tess of the D’Urbervilles
10 By what nickname was English serial killer and armed robber Donald Neilson known? The Black Panther
11 Which bespoke gentleman’s tailor is located at No 1 Savile Row, London? Gieves & Hawkes
12 English poet John Keats is buried in which European country? Italy
13 Xylology is the study of which natural substance? Wood
14 Which late English singer released albums entitled ‘Frank’ and ‘Back to Black’? Amy Winehouse
15 In the human body, Stress, Greenstick and Compound are all types of what? Bone fracture
16 At which European winter sports resort is the Cresta Run? St Moritz
17 What is the collective name for the first ten amendments of the United States Constitution? Bill of Rights
18 How many Cardinal Virtues are there? Four
19 A pentadecagon has how many sides? 15
20 What colour Cat’s-Eyes mark the nearside of a motorway in Britain? Red
21 According to the proverb, ‘Many hands make… ‘what’? Light work
22 Which breed of bird was used in mines to detect dangerous gases? Canary
23 In Greek mythology which of the three Gorgons was the only mortal? Medusa
24 Which member of The Beatles returned his MBE medal in protest against the British government’s support of the US war in Vietnam? John Lennon
25 Mark Renton, Daniel Murphy and Francis Begbie are all characters in which 1993 novel? Trainspotting
26 Viscus album is the Latin name for which parasitic plant? Mistletoe
27 In English education, what does ROSLA stand for? Raising Of School Leaving Age
28 In which British city is Ninian Park railway station? Cardiff
29 Which country hosted the first Rugby World Cup in which every match was held in one country? South Africa
30 What is the name of the female pie-maker in the 2007 film ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’? Mrs Lovett