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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?
Saint Angelo of Sicily
Angel's Hair Pasta
The Imagined hair of an Angel
Aviator Jimmie Angel
2. The Volga River discharges into which body of water?
The Arctic Ocean
The Caspian Sea
The North Sea
The Black Sea
3. The State Capital of Kansas, USA is ?
Carson City
Topeka
Helena
Kansas City
4. Which planet in the Solar System revolves backwards compared to Earth?
Jupiter
Venus
Neptune
Mercury
5. Which Island is Brunei a part of?
New Guinea
Mindanao
Java
Borneo
6. Whose quote is "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read"?
Abraham Lincoln
Winston Churchill
Oscar Wilde
Mark Twain
7. Who made the famous and successful 'Midnight Ride' from Lexington to warn Concord of the advance of the British?
Israel Bissell
Samuel Prescott
Paul Revere
William Dawes
8. What is a 'Wombat'?
A Tahitian Cocktail
An Asian Fruit Bat
An Australian Marsupial Animal
A Maori Weapon from New Zealand
9. In which country was the composer and virtuoso pianist Chopin born?
Austria
Czechia
Germany
Poland
10. Bishkek is the capital of which country?
Uzbekistan
Kyrgyzstan
Bhutan
Azerbaijan
11. Cordelia, Regan and Goneril are characters from which Shakespeare play?
Macbeth
King Lear
Richard III
Hamlet
12. The top Coffee drinking Nation at 12 Kilo per person per year is?
USA
Finland
Turkey
Italy
13. How many 'Ribs' has a Frog?
None
2
6
8
14. 'B' is the periodic symbol for which Element?
Barium
Beryllium
Bromine
Boron
15. 'The Man in Black' .... the nickname for which performer?
Hank Williams
Johnny Cash
Willie Nelson
Bruce Springsteen
16. Which 'Children's Book' character is censored in China because it is said to resemble President Xi Jinping?
Winnie the Pooh
The Grinch
Paddington Bear
The Cat in the Hat
17. Which Nation holds the Athletic World Record for the 4 X 1mile relay at 15:49:08?
Ethiopia
Kenya
Ireland
USA
18. Which Canal is longest at 193 km (120 ml) ?
Manchester Ship Canal
Kiel Canal
Suez Canal
Panama Canal
19. What did the famous diarist Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the 'Great Fire of London'?
A Parmesan Cheese
3 pair of Leather Boots
A Silver Tea Set
An Ivory Statuette
20. What is the 'Surname' of the family with 5 daughters in the Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice?
Churchill
Dashwood
Willoughby
Bennett
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Level 60
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.