Easier General Knowledge 140 - Answers

Published: Monday 1st August 2022A free general knowledge quiz for those who don't like their quizzes too difficult.
  1. What is the capital of Nepal? Katmandu.
  2. Which two drinks combine to make a Snakebite? Beer and Cider.
  3. What is the title of the second book in the Lord of the Rings trilogy? The Two Towers.
  4. How does the German word blitzkrieg translate into English? Lightning War.
  5. How many sides are there on a trapezium? Four.
  6. In which country did the verse form Haiku originate? Japan.
  7. In a game of chess, how many pawns does each player start with? Eight.
  8. What recording studio in North London is famous for recording The Beatles? Abbey Road.
  9. Which two countries share a land border with Uruguay? Argentina and Brazil.
  10. Who wrote the Booker Prize winning novel, "Midnight's Children"? Salman Rushdie.
  11. Which chemical element has the Atomic Number of 1? Hydrogen.
  12. On TV, what were the names of The Flowerpot Men? Bill and Ben.
  13. If you are diagnosed with Coeliac disease, which protein are you unable to eat? Gluten.
  14. At which racecourse are The Oaks run annually? Epsom.
  15. Martin Clunes played Martin Ellingham in which TV series? Doc Martin.
  16. Which is the only number to have the same spelling in both English and French? Six.
  17. In which English county would you find the seaside resort of Skegness? Lincolnshire.
  18. What was the title of Oasis's first UK number one album? Definitely Maybe.
  19. What is the most populous country in Africa? Nigeria.
  20. In British military circles what branch of the forces is referred to as the "Senior Service"? Royal Navy.

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