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quiz 1200 – general knowledge (QA)

1 Who is the lead singer of British rock group The Arctic Monkeys? Alex Turner
2 In 2012, what was the annual fee in pounds sterling for a UK American Express Gold Card? 125
3 The comedy play ‘She Stoops to Conquer’ was written by which 18th Century Irish author? Oliver Goldsmith
4 Which publisher of children’s books is named after an insect? Ladybird
5 The poem ‘Funeral Blues’ by W H Auden is popularly known by what name? Stop All the Clocks
6 In the novel ‘Oliver Twist’ by Charles Dickens, what is The Artful Dodger’s real name? Jack Dawkins
7 Who sang the title song for the 2002 James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’? Madonna
8 The Sejm is the lower house of parliament in which European country? Poland
9 What was the name of the first wife of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s husband Denis? Margaret
10 Doge’s Palace is in which European city? Venice
11 Who played the role of Vin in the 1960 film ‘The Magnificent Seven’? Steve McQueen
12 Which British haulage company has a long tradition of naming its trucks after females? Eddie Stobart
13 What is the name of the cat of cartoon character Minnie Mouse? Figaro
14 Bulent Ecevit was Prime Minister of which country from 1999 to 2002? Turkey
15 In anatomy, malar relates to which part of the body? Cheek/cheekbone
16 In which Australian state is the seaport of Bunbury? Western Australia
17 What is the name of the cockerel in the UK television series ‘The Good Life’? Lenin
18 The ‘Upper Pool’, part of the Pool of London, lies between which two bridges? London Bridge and Tower bridge
19 Which drink originated from the Arabic word ‘qahwa’? Coffee
20 ‘The Appliance of Science’ was the advertising slogan for which electrical goods brand? Zanussi