Quiz Number 226

Published: Monday 8th January 2024A free general knowledge quiz for those who enjoy a more challenging quiz.
  1. Who was the arch-enemy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
  2. Who in 1993 became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature?
  3. What was the name given to the self-imposed censorship of the US movie industry from 1934 to 1968?
  4. Who, in 1961, became the first British winner of the Miss World competition?
  5. Which songs with "Devil" in the title were UK top twenty hits for the following artists,[a] Machine Gun Kelly (2018), [b] The Cult (1987), [c] Gun (1968), [d] Guns n' Roses (1995) and [e] Dandy Livingstone (1972)?
  6. Who was the first English monarch to abdicate?
  7. Which novel has the opening line "There was no possibility of taking a walk that day"?
  8. Ashkhabad is the capital city of which former Soviet republic?
  9. Bruce Willis played David Addison in which TV series?
  10. Which of Puccini's operas was incomplete when he died?
  11. In One Day Cricket Internationals, Pakistan and South Africa both wear what colour shirts?
  12. In Japanese cuisine what is "Gohan"?
  13. What is the name of the scale used by health professionals to evaluate the health of newborn babies?
  14. Which of the following pop stars shares a name with a character in Shakespeare's "Richard III", [a] James Bay, [b] James Brown, [c] James Blunt or [d] James Morrison?
  15. What does a Cartomancer do?
  16. In TV's "The Magic Roundabout" what type of creature was Dylan?
  17. Whose mother was said to have invented the "Manhattan" cocktail?
  18. On a map what does an Isocheim connect?
  19. In which city is the play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" set?
  20. Who was given the nickname, "The Father of Rock 'n' Roll"?
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