Easier General Knowledge 60 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
  1. In which city do Benfica football club play their home matches? Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. What is the chemical symbol for lead? Pb
  3. What is the capital of Poland? Warsaw.
  4. What was the name of the character played by Kylie Minogue in TV's "Neighbours"? Charleen Mitchell
  5. What type of food is Pumpernickel? A (Coarse Rye) Bread.
  6. According to the children's nursery rhyme, who stole a pig and away did run? Tom tom the piper's son.
  7. Which perfume house markets the perfume "Opium"? Yves St Laurent.
  8. In the name of the Trade Union the NUJ, what does the "J" stand for? Journalists.
  9. What was singer and actor Frank Sinatra's middle name? Albert
  10. What group of plants are commonly known as Snapdragons? Antirrhinum.
  11. What nationality was the painter Vincent Van Gogh? Dutch.
  12. Who wrote the music for the opera "Porgy and Bess"? George Gershwin.
  13. Which organisation has its headquarters at Langley, Virginia? CIA
  14. What is the name of the donkey in the "Winnie the Pooh" stories? Eeyore.
  15. On which course is the Scottish Grand National raced? Ayr
  16. What was the name of Dick Turpin's horse? Black Bess
  17. If you ordered calamari in a restaurant, what would you be eating? Squid.
  18. In which English city is Strangeways prison? Manchester
  19. In Greek mythology, the watchman with a hundred eyes shares it's name with which UK retail chain? Argos.
  20. What was the name of the bumbling secret agent played by Rowan Atkinson in several films? Johnny English.

2 Comments

  1. Frank says:

    Q19 – answer is Argus, not Argos. (Argos was the dog which belonged to Odysseus)

  2. geoffrey norman says:

    These quizzes are still a great help to me as I perform quizzes at several institutions for charity. Well done

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