Quiz Number 148

Published: Wednesday 9th January 2019A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. In Greek mythology, who is the Goddess of Youth?
  2. Who was the first female winner of BBC's Sports Personality of the Year in 1962?
  3. What name is given to the small shallow dishes used in laboratories for growing cultures?
  4. For which movie did Daniel Day-Lewis win his first Best Actor Oscar in 1990?
  5. Which songs with "Dream" in the title were UK top five hits for the following artists, [a] The Everly Brothers (1958), [b] David Essex (1980), [c] O-Town (2001), [d] Gabrielle (1993) and [e] ABBA (1979)?
  6. According to the Bible, who was the youngest of Jesse's eight sons?
  7. Founded in 1871, what is the name of the American organisation that lobbies against gun control?
  8. In which US State would you find The Great Smoky Mountains National Park?
  9. Which religion was founded by Lao Tzu around 500BC in China?
  10. Which is the largest of the Inner Hebridian Islands?
  11. In mobile phones technology, what does the acronym SIM stand for?
  12. Which of Haydn's Symphonies is known as the Surprise?
  13. Who commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland?
  14. Who replaced Paul Jones as lead singer of Manfred Mann in 1966?
  15. Of which South American nation are the following the capitals, [a] Bogota, [b] Georgetown, [c] Lima, [d] Montevideo and [e] Buenos Aires?
  16. The Daytona 500 motor race is held annually in which US State?
  17. Which illness is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus?
  18. Where was the main residence of the British Royal family from 1698 to 1837?
  19. What are the four official languages of Switzerland?
  20. Which author created the fictional detective Phillip Marlowe?
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