Easier General Knowledge 16 - Answers

Published: Friday 8th May 2015
  1. What is the capital city of Croatia? Zagreb.
  2. With which boyband did Justin Timberlake begin his musical career? N'Sync.
  3. According to the nursery rhyme, how many blackbirds were baked in a pie? Four and Twenty.
  4. Which old British coin was worth twenty-one shillings? A guinea.
  5. Who played Sally in the movie "When Harry met Sally"? Meg Ryan.
  6. What type of triangle has three sides of differing length? Scalene.
  7. What symbol is used on an Ordnance Survey map to signify a battle? Crossed swords.
  8. How many stars appear on the flag of the European Union? Twelve.
  9. Which herb is traditionally worn by Australians to remember ANZAC Day? Rosemary.
  10. Who wrote the novel "A Tale of Two Cities"? Charles Dickens.
  11. In which US city was the Declaration of Independence signed? Philadelphia.
  12. Who sang the theme song on the Bond movie "Live and Let Die"? Paul McCartney and Wings.
  13. With which country did Britain fight a "Cod War" in the 1970s? Iceland.
  14. Which former "Man from UNCLE" now has a starring role in TV blockbuster "NCIS"? David McCallum.
  15. In history what age followed the Bronze Age? Iron Age.
  16. In which athletic event might you see a Fosbury Flop? High jump.
  17. By what name were the Hawaiian Islands formerly known? Sandwich Islands.
  18. Who in 1945 became the first post-war British Prime Minister? Clement Atlee.
  19. In which country did the Boxer Rebellion take place? China.
  20. What is the nickname of the Argentine rugby union team? Pumas.


  1. Anthony Lathwell says:

    I run a quiz on the retirement complex where i live and i find your quizzes most varied
    and very interesting

  2. Paul Howard says:

    Sitting on balcony on holiday in Ibiza doing Kens quizzes with my wife,Good fun

  3. Sam Morgan says:

    I run a monthly quiz at a local pub to raise money for the Air Ambulance.
    Many thanks for all your hard work, I just wouldn’t have the time to do this without your help!

  4. Paul Grimshaw says:

    Typo on the answer to 14. McCallum, not McCullum

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