Easier General Knowledge 64 - Answers

Published: Thursday 5th April 2018
  1. Often used as a fertiliser what is the excrement of seabirds known as? Guano.
  2. On which island would you find Brunei? Borneo.
  3. Whose abduction led to the Trojan Wars? Helen of Troy.
  4. In which fictional Welsh town does Fireman Sam operate? Pontypandy.
  5. What sport is played on a diamond? Baseball.
  6. Which former Beatle released the album "All Things Must Pass"? George Harrison.
  7. How many lines does a sonnet contain? Fourteen.
  8. Which word can be a spot, a small burrowing animal or a unit in science? Mole.
  9. With which Charles Dickens' character would you associate the phrase "Bah, Humbug"? Scrooge.
  10. In which country is the city of Sevastopol? Ukraine
  11. Which of Henry VIII's wives survived him? Catherine Parr
  12. By what name did author Charles Dodgson become better known? Lewis Carroll
  13. With which sport is the ABA concerned with? Boxing (Amateur Boxing Association).
  14. Who played Sally in the 1989 movie "When Harry met Sally"? Meg Ryan.
  15. What is the fruit of the blackthorn called? Sloe.
  16. Cantilever and Suspension are both types of what? Bridges.
  17. Which song has been a hit for Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes, Thelma Houston and The Communards? "Don't Leave me This Way".
  18. Which European city is associated with the work of architect Antonio Gaudi? Barcelona
  19. The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last battle in which war? The War of the Roses.
  20. How many cards are dealt to each player in a hand of contract bridge? Thirteen.

4 Comments

  1. jimp says:

    Sevastapol. Others might say that it is in Russia.

  2. Roy says:

    Anne of Cleves also died after Henry V111

  3. Derrick Oldham says:

    Anne of Cleves was actually the last of his wives to die in 1557

  4. Graham says:

    “Sevastapol. Others might say that it is in Russia”

    Others might SAY it’s in Russia but Ken is right – it’s in the Ukraine (separate country).

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