Easier General Knowledge 99 - Answers

Published: Friday 17th April 2020A free general knowledge quiz for those who don't like their quizzes too difficult.
  1. Who sculptured the famous statue commonly known as "The Kiss"? Rodin.
  2. Which is the longest river in Australia? The Murray.
  3. In the "Wizard of Oz", what was the tin man searching for? A heart.
  4. In terms of population, which is the smallest country in the European Union? Malta.
  5. In Cockney slang, how much is a score? £20.00
  6. Where on the human body would you find your Lunula? Finger nails (It's the white half-moon).
  7. What was produced by the Manhattan Project? Atomic bomb.
  8. How many are in a Baker's dozen? Thirteen.
  9. Who succeeded Gerald Ford as President of the USA? Jimmy Carter.
  10. In which language is most ballet terminology written? French.
  11. What number on a dartboard is diagonally opposite 20? Three.
  12. Which controversial director directed "Rosemary's Baby"? Roman Polanski.
  13. In which country would you find the Holy city of Mecca? Saudi Arabia.
  14. With which art movement would you associate Pablo Picasso? Cubism.
  15. In the children's song, what eventually killed the old lady who swallowed a fly? A Horse (She's dead of course)
  16. As at 2019, who is the only rugby union player to have won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year? Jonny Wilkinson (2003).
  17. Born in Scotland in 1794, who was Dr Johnsons biographer? James Boswell.
  18. In meteorology, what does a pluviometer measure? Rainfall.
  19. What is the capital city of Austria? Vienna.
  20. What was the pen name of author Eric Blair? George Orwell.

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