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Multiple Choice - General Knowledge 2

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1. The World's highest waterfall - Angel Falls in Venezuela (807 m (2,648 ft), was named for what?
Angel's Hair Pasta
Aviator Jimmie Angel
Saint Angelo of Sicily
The Imagined hair of an Angel
2. The Volga River discharges into which body of water?
The Black Sea
The Arctic Ocean
The Caspian Sea
The North Sea
3. The State Capital of Kansas, USA is ?
Carson City
Kansas City
Topeka
Helena
4. Which planet in the Solar System revolves backwards compared to Earth?
Mercury
Venus
Jupiter
Neptune
5. Which Island is Brunei a part of?
New Guinea
Borneo
Java
Mindanao
6. Whose quote is "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read"?
Abraham Lincoln
Winston Churchill
Mark Twain
Oscar Wilde
7. Who made the famous and successful 'Midnight Ride' from Lexington to warn Concord of the advance of the British?
William Dawes
Israel Bissell
Paul Revere
Samuel Prescott
8. What is a 'Wombat'?
An Asian Fruit Bat
A Tahitian Cocktail
An Australian Marsupial Animal
A Maori Weapon from New Zealand
9. In which country was the composer and virtuoso pianist Chopin born?
Czechia
Poland
Germany
Austria
10. Bishkek is the capital of which country?
Bhutan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Azerbaijan
11. Cordelia, Regan and Goneril are characters from which Shakespeare play?
Macbeth
Richard III
Hamlet
King Lear
12. The top Coffee drinking Nation at 12 Kilo per person per year is?
USA
Turkey
Finland
Italy
13. How many 'Ribs' has a Frog?
8
None
2
6
14. 'B' is the periodic symbol for which Element?
Bromine
Boron
Beryllium
Barium
15. 'The Man in Black' .... the nickname for which performer?
Bruce Springsteen
Willie Nelson
Hank Williams
Johnny Cash
16. Which 'Children's Book' character is censored in China because it is said to resemble President Xi Jinping?
Winnie the Pooh
The Cat in the Hat
The Grinch
Paddington Bear
17. Which Nation holds the Athletic World Record for the 4 X 1mile relay at 15:49:08?
Ireland
USA
Ethiopia
Kenya
18. Which Canal is longest at 193 km (120 ml) ?
Manchester Ship Canal
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
Kiel Canal
19. What did the famous diarist Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the 'Great Fire of London'?
A Parmesan Cheese
A Silver Tea Set
An Ivory Statuette
3 pair of Leather Boots
20. What is the 'Surname' of the family with 5 daughters in the Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice?
Churchill
Dashwood
Willoughby
Bennett
2 Comments
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Level 63
Mar 26, 2021
There are five daughters in the family in Pride and Prejudice.
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Level 71
Mar 26, 2021
Quite correct and I've only seen the film about ten times.