Quiz Number 159

Published: Saturday 24th August 2019A free general knowledge for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Which humanitarian organisation was founded by Henri Dunant in 1863?
  2. In which city did the first annual International film festival take place in 1932?
  3. Which British monarch was known as Brandy Nan?
  4. Who was the Greek God of War?
  5. Which songs with "Life" in the title were UK top five hits for the following artists,[a] Marmalade (1969), [b] Inner City (1988), [c] Malcolm Vaughan (1955), [d] Smokie (1977) and [e] Michael Jackson (1981)?
  6. Who wrote the short story "Rip Van Winkle"?
  7. Who directed the 1967 Bob Dylan documentary "Don't Look Back"?
  8. Which US President died within a month of being sworn in?
  9. Which state, in terms of area, is the smallest mainland state of Australia?
  10. Of which South American nation are the following the capitals, [a] Sucre, [b] Caracas, [c] Paramaribo, [d] Santiago and [e] Quito?
  11. Who wrote the horror story, "The Turn of the Screw"?
  12. What was the title of the first colour film to be directed by Alfred Hitchcock?
  13. Who in 1946 became the first Secretary General of the United Nations?
  14. If you suffered with Pteronophobia of what would you be scared?
  15. Starting at Shannon Airport, Ireland, where does the Euro Route E20 end?
  16. Who in 1901 was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics?
  17. In which movie did John Wayne's character repeatedly use the phrase "That'll Be the Day", thus inspiring the Buddy Holly classic song?
  18. Which rank in the Royal Air Force is immediately above a Wing Commander?
  19. At what age did rock stars Kurt Cobain, Brian Jones and Jim Morrison all die?
  20. How many of the Ivy League universities are located in New York State?
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