Easier General Knowledge 63 - Answers

Published: Saturday 10th March 2018
  1. What is the meaning of the nautical term 'Avast'? Stop.
  2. What can be found on an American roulette wheel but not on a French one? Double zero.
  3. What are the principal ingredients in the greek dish Tzatiziki? Cucumber and yogurt.
  4. In the story by Graham Greene, who was 'The Third Man'? Harry Lime.
  5. Whee in the human body would you find the patella? Knee Cap.
  6. What is the capital of Australia? Canberra.
  7. In the Beano cartoon strip, what is the name of Dennis the Menace's dog Gnasher.
  8. In US slang, what is a 'Greenback'? A dollar bill.
  9. Which band had their first UK number one in 1964 with 'You Really Got Me'? The Kinks.
  10. Of which US State is Juneau the capital? Alaska.
  11. In the Bible who was swallowed by a whale? Jonah.
  12. On which race course does the Grand National take place? Aintree.
  13. Which two bodies of water are linked by the Panama canal? The Caribbean sea and the Pacific Ocean.
  14. In the nursery rhyme, who called for his pipe in the middle of the night? Old King Cole.
  15. A deficiency of which vitamin causes scurvy? Vitamin C.(Ascorbic acid).
  16. Which TV sit com featured comedian Frankie Howard as a Roman slave? Up Pompeii.
  17. Which four countries make up the United Kingdom? England,Scotland,Northern Ireland and Wales.
  18. What kind of fish is used to make a kipper? A herring.
  19. Who played Dr Richard Kimble in the 1993 movie version of 'The Fugitive'? Harrison Ford.
  20. What is the chemical symbol for Helium? He.

One Comment

  1. Dave says:

    13. It’s Atlantic and Pacific

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