Easier General Knowledge 37 - Answers

Published: Thursday 11th August 2016
  1. What is the purest form of carbon? Diamond.
  2. To which country do the Galapagos Islands belong? Ecuador.
  3. How many hurdles must each runner jump in a 400 metres hurdle race? Ten.
  4. From which novel by George Orwell does the reality show "Big Brother" get its name? 1984
  5. On what date is St George's Day? April 23rd
  6. What Latin word means "Things to be done"? Agenda.
  7. Which is the largest of the Balearic Islands? Majorca.
  8. In which part of the body would you find the stapes? Ear.
  9. How point do you need to score to win a game of cribbage? 121
  10. What form of transport was invented by Christopher Cockerell? Hovercraft.
  11. What is the largest island in the Mediterranean? Sicily.
  12. Sunderland lies at the mouth of which river? Wear
  13. How many years of marriage are celebrated with a Platinum anniversary? Seventy.
  14. What was the previous name for Ho Chi Minh City? Saigon.
  15. Who wrote "The Importance of Being Earnest"? Oscar Wilde.
  16. What brand of washing powder has the same name as the French for parsley? Persil
  17. Who is the Greek God of the sea? Poseidon.
  18. What name is given to the annual awards for musicals and stage plays in the USA? Tony Awards.
  19. Which organ in the human body is affected by Hepatitis? Liver.
  20. Which Mexican food has a name that translates as "Little Donkey"? Burritto.

3 Comments

  1. Don Grant says:

    Ken, all your quizzes are brilliant, thanks!

  2. Margaret Gooden says:

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  3. macca says:

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