Easier General Knowledge 71 - Answers

Published: Sunday 26th August 2018A free general knowledge quiz for those who don't like their quizzes too difficult.
  1. In the UK how many fluid ounces make up a pint? Twenty.
  2. In mythology what was the name of Jason's ship? Argo.
  3. Which two teams compete annually for the Calcutta Cup? England & Scotland (Rugby Union).
  4. Who played Han Solo in the "Star Wars" series of movies? Harrison Ford.
  5. What was the name of Ho Chi Minh City prior to 1976? Saigon.
  6. Which 70s prog-rock band was named after the inventor of the seed drill? Jethro Tull.
  7. What vegetable can be Globe or Jerusalem? Artichokes.
  8. Where did Napoleon suffer his last defeat? Waterloo.
  9. After which Saint is a firework named? St. Catherine (Wheel).
  10. What number lies diagonally opposite the number 20 on a dart board? Three.
  11. In the name of a Shakespeare play from what city did the two gentlemen come from? Verona.
  12. What was the name of Fred Flintstone's wife? Wilma.
  13. In the children's story who broke the little bear's chair? Goldilocks.
  14. Which is the only Scottish city with an underground system? Glasgow.
  15. From which language does the word Alphabet originate? Greek.
  16. Which modern day country was formerly East Pakistan? Bangladesh.
  17. Whose UK chart debut was in 1965 with "The Times They Are a-Changing"? Bob Dylan.
  18. In Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" what was the nickname of Jack Dawkins? The Artful Dodger.
  19. Which King was killed at the Battle of Hastings? King Harold.
  20. In cookery what are Croutons? Small pieces of toasted or fried bread usually served in a soup.

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