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quiz 1279 – general knowledge (QA)

1 Arthur Upmore, Ernie Bragg and Major Leafe are all characters in which ‘Carry On’ film? Carry On Behind
2 In Greek mythology, Diomedes is the owner of which man-eating animals? Horses
3 The English band Oasis is from which city? Manchester
4 US actor Ed Harris directed and starred in which 2000 film about an American artist? Pollock
5 How many players are on the field in a hurling team? 15
6 Bovidae Ovis is the scientific name for which animal? Sheep
7 Stink 182 is a tribute band to which band? Blink 182
8 What is the title of the 1985 film sequel to ‘Romancing the Stone’ starring Michael Douglas? The Jewel of the Nile
9 Which English football club play their home games at the Reebok Stadium? Bolton Wanderers FC
10 What is Sweeney Todd’s real name in the 2007 film ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’? Benjamin Barker
11 The Copo and the Laguna Blanco National Parks are in which South American country? Argentina
12 Who was Vice President to US President Dwight D Eisenhower? Richard Nixon
13 What is the dot over a lower case ‘i’ called? Tittle
14 In the game of Shove Ha’penny, what is the term for placing three coins in a ‘Bed’ in a single go? Sergeant
15 Who directed the 1960 film ‘Spartacus’? Stanley Kubrick
16 In the most common version of the game ‘Perfection’ how many shaped pieces must be put into the corresponding holes before the time limit runs out? 25
17 In January 1977, which French President officially opened the Pompidou Centre in Paris? Valery Giscard d’Estaing
18 The colour sepia is named after the pigment from the ink sac of which marine creature? Cuttlefish
19 A gastrectomy is the removal of which part of the human body? Stomach
20 An Ailurophile is a lover of which animals? Cats