Easier General Knowledge 109 - Answers

Published: Saturday 18th July 2020A free general knowledge quiz for those who don't like their quizzes too difficult.
  1. What spirit is used to make the "Screwdriver" cocktail? Vodka.
  2. What was the last James Bond movie to star Pierce Brosnan in the title role? "Die Another Day"
  3. Which Irish author wrote the novel "Finnegan's Wake"? James Joyce.
  4. What name did the Romans give to France? Gaul.
  5. Often used by police forces, what is ANPR? Automatic Number Plate Recognition.
  6. By what name is the Indian city of Madras now known? Chennai.
  7. Who was the Roman God of Agriculture, Wine and Fertility? Bacchus.
  8. What name is given to a female pig? Sow.
  9. As the crow flies, which is the closest European capital to London? Brussels.
  10. Which French singer was known as "the Little Sparrow"? Edith Piaf.
  11. In the classic UK version of Monopoly, which is the last railway station you encounter? Liverpool Street.
  12. What is the capital city of Russia? Moscow.
  13. What type of nuts are used to make marzipan? Almonds.
  14. In which movie did the song "Moon River" originally appear? "Breakfast at Tiffany's".
  15. How many holes are there in a full round of golf? Eighteen.
  16. What type of musical instrument is a Fender Stratocaster? (Electric) Guitar.
  17. What is the capital city of Canada? Ottawa.
  18. Who recorded "Soul Limbo" best known as the title music for BBC's Test Match Special? Booker T & the MGs.
  19. How many stars feature on the flag of the USA? Fifty.
  20. Which artist painted "The Birth of Venus"? Botticelli.

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