Easier General Knowledge 57 - Answers

Published: Thursday 19th October 2017
  1. In which sport might you be awarded the Vince Lombardi Trophy? American Football.
  2. With which element does Hydrogen combine to form water? Oxygen
  3. What is the only city in the county of Cornwall? Truro.
  4. Who was the last wife of King Henry VIII? Catherine Parr
  5. In the cartoon strip what type of creature is Snoopy's pal Woodstock? A Bird.
  6. Who reached number 2 in the charts in 2006 with "Chasing Pavements"? Adele.
  7. Where in the human body would you find cones and rods? The eye
  8. Which Italian pudding translates to English as "pick me up"? Tiramisu.
  9. Which major English financial institution was founded in 1694? The Bank of England
  10. Which country lies in the Pyrenees between Spain and France? Andorra
  11. Who played the role of Phileas Fogg in the 1956 movie "Around the World in 80 Days"? David Niven.
  12. What is the name of the rubber disc used in Ice Hockey? A Puck.
  13. What is the German airforce called? Luftwaffe.
  14. What name is given to a male swan? A cob
  15. For which band was Dave Grohl the drummer, prior to forming the Foo Fighters? Nirvana.
  16. From which English county did the Tolpuddle Martyrs originate? Dorset
  17. In the name of the Trade Union the NUT, what does the "T" stand for? Teachers.
  18. Which plant, growing some 38 cm a day is said to be the fastest growing? Bamboo.
  19. Which is the largest city in the USA by population? New York.
  20. What was the first name of the eldest boy in TV's "The Waltons"? John-Boy.

2 Comments

  1. Doug Smith says:

    Hi Ken- just to update q 17, the NUT no longer exists it has now merged with another union (ATL) to form the NEU (National Education Union).
    Thanks for the great site – so helpful.

  2. Griff says:

    Thought Phoenix had largest population

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