Easier General Knowledge 100 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 28th April 2020A free general knowledge quiz for those who don't like their quizzes too difficult.
  1. Which is the only European mainland country that shares a time zone with the United Kingdom and Ireland? Portugal.
  2. Who discovered oxygen in 1774? Joseph Priestley.
  3. Who was the first wife of Henry VIII? Catherine of Aragon.
  4. In which country was the Uzi machine gun invented? Israel.
  5. In the "Wizard of Oz", what was the scarecrow searching for? A brain.
  6. Who was the Commander-in Chief of the Allied Forces on D-Day? General Eisenhower.
  7. In the UK standard version of Monopoly, how much money does each player start the game with? £1500.00
  8. In the stories by Rudyard Kipling, what type of animal was Baloo? Bear.
  9. Which actor played Indiana's father in the movie "Indian Jones and the Last Crusade"? Sean Connery.
  10. In which country would you find South America's highest mountain,Aconcagua ? Argentina.
  11. In the children's song, which bell says "You owe me five farthings"? St Martins.
  12. Which is the largest joint in the human body? Knee.
  13. In ballet what is the name given to a 360 degree turn on one foot? A Pirouette.
  14. What is the capital city of the gulf state of Qatar? Doha.
  15. Who starred as Danny Ocean in the 2001 movie, "Ocean's Eleven"? George Clooney.
  16. Widely regarded as an important book in the feminist movement, who wrote the 1970 book "The Female Eunuch"? Germaine Greer.
  17. As at 2019, who is the only rower to have won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year? Steve Redgrave (2000).
  18. In the video game who are Pac-Man's four adversaries? Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde.
  19. In Cockney slang, how much is a ton? £100.00
  20. Who in 1963 became the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova.

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