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quiz 1415 – general knowledge (QA)

1 In the UK television series ‘Doctor Who’ the Sisters of Plenitude are human forms of which animal? Cat
2 Who wrote the 1956 novel ‘101 Dalmatians’? Dodie Smith
3 Mimi Marquez, Roger Davis and Mark Cohen are all characters from which musical film? Rent
4 Knoblauch is German for which herb? Garlic
5 The 2013 film ‘Rush’ is about the rivalry between which two former Formula One racing drivers? James Hunt and Niki Lauda
6 Former US President John F Kennedy belonged to which political party? Democratic Party
7 Which artist worked for Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI, as military architect and engineer? Leonardo da Vinci
8 The Devil’s ‘what’ is a large natural amphitheatre and beauty spot near Hindhead, Surrey? Punch Bowl
9 Ragnar Lodbrok is a character in which Historical television drama series? Vikings
10 The Formula One Marina Bay Street Circuit is in which country? Singapore
11 Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was a protege of which body-building guru who died in March 2013, aged 93? Joe Weider
12 A lamington is a dessert cake originating in which country? Australia
13 In 2013 which European actress sold her jewellery for more than 3.2 million pounds sterling and donated the money from the sale to benefit stem cell therapy research? Gina Lollobrigida
14 How many shapes Make up the 2012 London Olympic logo? Five
15 Dennis Patterson, Leonard Osborne, Wayne Norris and Albert Moxey are all characters in which UK television series? Auf Wiedersehen Pet
16 Cardiophobia is the irrational fear of which organ in the body? Heart
17 Who won the 1991 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Championship? Michael Stich
18 In September 1992 Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel in space aboard which space shuttle? Endeavor
19 Located in Mexico, what are Popocateptl and El Chicon? Volcanoes
20 Which British monarch founded the Order of the Bath? King George I