Quiz Number 225

Published: Wednesday 25th October 2023A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Which of Shakespeare's plays was set in Vienna?
  2. In which country was English international footballer John Barnes born?
  3. The Australians call it a Billabong, by what name do the British know this geographical feature?
  4. In which year was family allowance first introduced in the UK?
  5. Which songs with "Midnight" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists, [a] Meatloaf (1983), [b] Wilson Pickett (1965), [c] Clodagh Rodgers (1969), [d] Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen (1961) and [e] Paul Davidson (1975)?
  6. How many Oscars for best director did Alfred Hitchcock win?
  7. Which is the only halogen to be liquid at room temperature?
  8. In the Australian dish of Carpetbag Steak, what is the steak stuffed with?
  9. Dushanbe is the capital and largest city of what former Soviet state?
  10. In which decade did the first running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup take place?
  11. Which famous novel features the court case "Jarndyce vs Jarndyce"?
  12. What is the anatomical name for the big toe?
  13. In which English town was John Bunyan jailed for 11 years in 1661?
  14. In which city was the Guggenheim Museum opened in October 1997?
  15. Released in 1986 which Beastie Boys album became the first Rap or Hip-Hop record to top the US charts?
  16. Who did Jimmy Connors defeat to win both Wimbledon and the US Open in 1974?
  17. In the book by Edith Nesbit, what were the first names of "The Railway Children"?
  18. What does the medical condition Bradycardia mean?
  19. Which four towns are referred to as "The Medway Towns"?
  20. What was the real name of TV's fitness guru "Mister Motivator"?
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