Easier General Knowledge 88 - Answers

Published: Monday 9th September 2019A free quiz for those who like a less taxing quiz.
  1. The leaf of which tree provides the principal diet of the silkworm? Mulberry.
  2. Into which sea does the River Jordan flow? Dead Sea.
  3. In what year did man first walk on the moon? 1969
  4. What was the occupation of Captain Mainwaring in TV's "Dad's Army? Bank Manager.
  5. As at 2019, who has won the most Wimbledon Men's singles titles? Roger Federer.
  6. Who became Ireland's first woman President in 1990? Mary Robinson.
  7. In the Roald Dahl book what do the letters BFG stand for? Big Friendly Giant.
  8. Who invented the reflecting telescope? Issac Newton
  9. Which British composer wrote the operatic work "Noye's Fludde"? Benjamin Britten.
  10. What does the acronym VAR mean in football? Video Assistant Referee.
  11. Which architect designed the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Frank Lloyd-Wright.
  12. What is the modern name for the country formally known as Abyssinia? Ethiopia.
  13. With which Brit-Pop band would you associate Damon Alborn and Graham Coxon? Blur.
  14. What is the chemical formulae for Ammonia? NH3.
  15. Which alcoholic drink is known as "Mother's Ruin"? Gin.
  16. In which type of shop was The Great Fire of London said to have started in? Bakers shop.
  17. What sport do the Coventry Bees take part in? Speedway.
  18. Who has his head transformed into that of an ass in "A Midsummers Night's Dream"? Nick Bottom.
  19. What is a theodolite used to measure? Angles in surveying
  20. Which two colours feature on the flag of Poland? Red and White.

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