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quiz 1430 – general knowledge (QA)

1 Which model car was launched by British Leyland in October 1980? Austin (Mini) Metro
2 Which late fashion designer had the middle names Henri Donat Mathieu? Yves St Laurent
3 What is the US state capital of Florida? Tallahasee
4 Who plays veteran racing driver Joe Tanto in the 2001 film ‘Driven’? Sylvester Stallone
5 Toucher, Narrow and Bias are all terms used in which sport? Bowls (lawn)
6 In 2002 Steve Fossett became the first solo person to circumnavigate the world non-stop and single-handed in what? Hot-air balloon
7 What is the first name of the nephew of Ebenezer Scrooge, son of his sister Fran, in the Charles Dickens novel ‘A Christmas Carol’? Fred
8 If food is napped, how is it served? In a sauce
9 What is the title of The Beatles first feature film, released in 1964? A Hard Day’s Night
10 Which English artist and poet was known to introduce himself as ‘Mr Abebika Kratoponoko Prizzikalo Kattefello Ablegorabalus Anleborinto Phashyph’? Edward Lear
11 Arancione is Italian for which colour? Orange
12 The 1977 autobiography ‘Tall, Dark and Gruesome’ is by which British Actor? Christopher Lee
13 In the US television series ‘The Sopranos’, who had to return to Italy after a flirtation with Tony Soprano’s wife Carmela? Furio Giunta
14 Vestiphobia is the irrational fear of which items? Clothes
15 In which type of synagogue can men and women sit together? Reform or Liberal synagogue
16 Which country hosted the 1998 Winter Olympic Games? Japan
17 In November 1990 Mian Nawaz Sharif became Prime Minister of which Asian country? Pakistan
18 Which island is divided among Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia? Borneo
19 Which ‘ology’ is the search or study of animals whose existence has not been proven, such as the Yeti or Loch Ness Monster? Cryptozoology
20 What is the name of a triangular piece of material that is inserted in a garment to make it flared or for ornamentation? Godet