Easier General Knowledge 35 - Answers

Published: Thursday 7th July 2016
  1. What colour is the element sulphur? Yellow.
  2. In which Middle Eastern city would you find the "Wailing Wall"? Jerusalem.
  3. In which month of the year is the Open Golf Championship held? July.
  4. Which Ronnie Barker sit-com was set in Slade prison? Porridge.
  5. Which girl gave Rod Stewart his first UK number one? Maggie May.
  6. The US city of Cleveland sits on the shore of which of the Great Lakes? Lake Erie.
  7. What is the fourth book of the Bible? Numbers.
  8. In which village is the TV soap "Emmerdale" set? Beckindale.
  9. What is a young goat called? Kid.
  10. Who played the DJ in the movie "Good Morning Vietnam"? Robin Williams.
  11. In which part of the body would you find the Patella? Knee.
  12. Who was the manager of Nottingham Forest when they won the European Cup? Brian Clough.
  13. Prior to the adoption of the Euro, what was the currency of Austria? Schilling.
  14. What day follows Shrove Tuesday? Ash Wednesday.
  15. On a standard dartboard which number is diagonally opposite the number 18? Seven.
  16. In geometry, how many minutes are there in one degree? Sixty.
  17. Which Roman numeral represents one thousand? M.
  18. In which continent would you find the mountain range known as the Hindu Kush? Asia.
  19. Which toys were described as being "Robots in disguise"? Transformers.
  20. Surgey Bubka was an Olympic champion in which sport? Pole Vault.

6 Comments

  1. Paul gillatt says:

    Should 2 be Israel?

  2. KensQuiz says:

    Thanks Paul I’ve changed the question.

  3. Jacky says:

    Hi Emmerdale is set in Emmerdale the name was changed from Beckindale in 1994

  4. Rob says:

    Agree with Jacky. Emmerdale Farm became Emmerdale and the village name was changed

  5. Rob says:

    Srictly speaking 20 should really say event as pole vaulting is not a sport with its own governing body and is part of athletics

  6. Steve Martin says:

    The Wailing Wall is in Jerusalem according to Wikipedia :
    Western Wall – Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Wall
    Jump to “Al Buraq (Wailing Wall) Rd” sign – The Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel (Hebrew: הַכֹּתֶל הַמַּעֲרָבִי (help. info), translit.: HaKotel HaMa’aravi; Ashkenazic pronunciation: Kosel; Arabic: حائط البراق‎‎, translit.: Ḥā’iṭ al-Burāq, translat.: the Buraq Wall, or al-Mabka: the Place of Weeping) is an ancient limestone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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