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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?
Aviator Jimmie Angel
Saint Angelo of Sicily
Angel's Hair Pasta
The Imagined hair of an Angel
2. The Volga River discharges into which body of water?
The Arctic Ocean
The North Sea
The Caspian Sea
The Black Sea
3. The State Capital of Kansas, USA is ?
Carson City
Topeka
Kansas City
Helena
4. Which planet in the Solar System revolves backwards compared to Earth?
Mercury
Neptune
Jupiter
Venus
5. Which Island is Brunei a part of?
New Guinea
Java
Borneo
Mindanao
6. Whose quote is "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read"?
Mark Twain
Oscar Wilde
Abraham Lincoln
Winston Churchill
7. Who made the famous and successful 'Midnight Ride' from Lexington to warn Concord of the advance of the British?
Samuel Prescott
Paul Revere
William Dawes
Israel Bissell
8. What is a 'Wombat'?
An Australian Marsupial Animal
A Tahitian Cocktail
An Asian Fruit Bat
A Maori Weapon from New Zealand
9. In which country was the composer and virtuoso pianist Chopin born?
Austria
Poland
Germany
Czechia
10. Bishkek is the capital of which country?
Azerbaijan
Bhutan
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
11. Cordelia, Regan and Goneril are characters from which Shakespeare play?
King Lear
Hamlet
Macbeth
Richard III
12. The top Coffee drinking Nation at 12 Kilo per person per year is?
Italy
Finland
Turkey
USA
13. How many 'Ribs' has a Frog?
2
None
6
8
14. 'B' is the periodic symbol for which Element?
Boron
Barium
Bromine
Beryllium
15. 'The Man in Black' .... the nickname for which performer?
Hank Williams
Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash
Bruce Springsteen
16. Which 'Children's Book' character is censored in China because it is said to resemble President Xi Jinping?
The Grinch
Paddington Bear
Winnie the Pooh
The Cat in the Hat
17. Which Nation holds the Athletic World Record for the 4 X 1mile relay at 15:49:08?
USA
Ethiopia
Ireland
Kenya
18. Which Canal is longest at 193 km (120 ml) ?
Kiel Canal
Manchester Ship Canal
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
19. What did the famous diarist Samuel Pepys bury in his garden during the 'Great Fire of London'?
A Parmesan Cheese
An Ivory Statuette
A Silver Tea Set
3 pair of Leather Boots
20. What is the 'Surname' of the family with 5 daughters in the Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice?
Willoughby
Churchill
Bennett
Dashwood
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Level 62
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.