Quiz Number 147

Published: Saturday 10th November 2018A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. With over 38% of the country's population, which is the most populous province in Canada?
  2. Which President's bust appears on the front of the US 50 cent coin?
  3. How many points is a "Goal" worth in Australian Rules Football?
  4. In which year did the UK first record the names of everyone in a household in a national census?
  5. Which songs with "Island" in the title were UK top ten hits for the following artists, [a] Dickie Valentine (1956), [b] Joe Dolan (1969), [c] Tight Fit (1982), [d] Harry Belafonte (1957) and [e] Demis Roussos (1975)?
  6. In the 2006 movie, "A Night at the Museum", which British actor plays the part of Octavius, a miniature Roman General?
  7. Which wedding anniversary is celebrated after fifteen years of marriage?
  8. By what name is the Carambola fruit more commonly known?
  9. Invented in 1895 by William Morgan, what modern day sport was originally named Mintonette?
  10. What was the name of the Mercury spacecraft used in John Glenn's historical first US flight into space?
  11. Who acts as Winston Wolfe in the Direct Line TV ads?
  12. What animal is the symbol of Hufflepuff House in the Harry Potter books and films?
  13. From which country does the Kia Motor company originate?
  14. Which five countries share a land border with Myanmar?
  15. Founded in 1926 by the Radio Corporation of America, which is the oldest major broadcast network in the USA?
  16. In what town did the cartoon bear Rupert live?
  17. In mythology what is a kraken?
  18. Which American music magazine published the first "hit parade" in 1936?
  19. Which is the longest river on the Iberian peninsula?
  20. Who in 2003 became the last US player to rank number 1 in the ATP tennis rankings?
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