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100 General Knowledge Questions #2

100 more general knowledge questions of varying difficulty. How many can you answer in 20 minutes?
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What is the name of the scottish princess from "Brave"?
Merida
What 840 acre park would you find in Manhattan?
Central Park
What type of animal are Disney's Chip n' Dale?
Chipmunks
When someone gets a bright idea in a cartoon, what appears above their head?
A Lightbulb
What country owns the Galapagos Islands?
Ecuador
What is the name of the vehicle the pope travels in?
The Popemobile
What playwright wrote 'An Inspector Calls'?
J. B. Priestley
What colour is Silver Iodide?
Yellow
What is the name of the man who cheated his way to £1 million on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Charles Ingram
What is the name of Tintins dog?
Snowy
Medusa has two sisters. Can you name one of them?
Sthenno / Euryale
What is the chemical formula of hydrogen peroxide?
H2O2
Who wrote and starred in the BBC comedy Fleabag?
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Who sang Yes Sir, I Can Boogie?
Baccara
What is the name of the cow from Mickey Mouse?
Clarabelle
Soweto is an urban area within what large African city?
Johannesburg
What is the name of the pro basketball franchise from Atlanta?
Atlanta Hawks
The British Army changed its uniform from red to khaki during which war?
Boer War
What chocolate bar is named after the Mars family's horse?
Snickers
Before Iceland gained independence, it was under sovereignty of which country?
Denmark
What is commonly referred to as the king of spices?
Black Pepper
What was the name of the estranged wife of King Henry II?
Eleanor
What is the scientific name for the human shoulder blade?
Scapula
If "oriental" means "eastern", what word means "western"?
Occidental
What was the name of the raft Thor Heyerdahl used to cross the pacific in 1947?
Kon-Tiki
In greek mythology, who was Zeus married to?
Hera
What is the name of the main runner in Subway Surfers?
Jake
What book has the catchphrase "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others"?
Animal Farm
What criminal mastermind is the disney villain "Professor Ratigan" based on?
James Moriarty
What name is commonly given to the lines in the corner of a person's eyes?
Crow's feet
Who was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year 2019?
Greta Thunberg
Other than Hiroshima, what Japanese city was bombed in 1945?
Nagasaki
What do you call the sequel to "The Shining"?
Doctor Sleep
What country used to be known as Bechuanaland?
Botswana
"Mallard", "Marbled" and "Alabio" are all types of what bird?
Duck
Steven Tyler is the lead singer and founding member of what band?
Aerosmith
What condition does an SSRI treat?
Depression
Pörkölt is a traditional dish from what country?
Hungary
Who first developed the Just War Theory?
Thomas Aquinas
In what year were most of the oilfields of Kuwait set ablaze by retreating Iraqi forces?
1991
What do you call the addictive substance found in alcoholic beverages?
Ethanol
What sport is Eddy Merckx known for?
Cycling
Maseru is the capital city of what country?
Lesotho
Who led the Haitian Revolution?
Toussaint-Louverture
What animal appears on the flag of the Falkland Islands?
Sheep
What is the capital of Cuba?
Havana
What disease is caused by inflammation of the membrane covering the brain and spinal cord?
Meningitis
What nut is ground to make marzipan?
Almonds
What character did Fiona Shaw play in Killing Eve?
Carolyn Martens
Whose eyes are as brown as the tree trunks?
Alice's
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Where would you find Tipperary?
Ireland
The Gunpowder Plot was an assassination attempt on what monarch's life?
King James I
What book can Stephen King not remember writing as he was so high on drugs at the time he wrote it?
Cujo
What is the first name of classical composer Monteverdi?
Claudio
What is used to measure the amount of chlorine in a solution?
A Chlorometer
After China, what country produces the most rice?
India
What type of bug carries Malaria?
Mosquito
Oxbridge is a word combining the names of two English Universities. Can you name one of them?
Oxford / Cambridge
"I Am Malala" is a book about what inspirational teenager?
Malala Yousafzai
What colour is a giraffe's tongue?
Black
In medicine, what does GP stand for?
General Practitioner
What do you call a tax levied onto a good or service?
Indirect Tax
In what US state would you find Eureka?
California
What is said to be the most difficult brass instrument to play?
French Horn
What band is known for singing Build Me Up Buttercup?
The Foundations
Who is known for playing villains such is Bellatrix Lestrange, Mrs Lovett and the Red Queen?
Helena Bonham Carter
Who came up with the Plum Pudding Model?
J. J. Thompson
What is the most common surname in Ireland?
Murphy
What is the leading toothpaste brand in the UK?
Colgate
In Greek Mythology, 2 sea monsters live by the Straight of Messina. Can you name one of them?
Scylla / Charybdis
What does the D in L.E.D stand for?
Diode
What does a dermatologist specialize in?
Skin
Oxygen and what other gaseous element makes up 99% of earth's atmosphere?
Nitrogen
In which city was Christopher Columbus born?
Genoa
In what field did Joseph Pulitzer make his fortune?
Publishing
What is the largest city in Connecticut?
Bridgeport
Which actress played identical twins Hallie and Annie in the 1998 film "The Parent Trap"?
Lindsay Lohan
What technology company produces the Galaxy range of mobile phones?
Samsung
Who painted "American Gothic"?
Grant Wood
Generally, what direction does the River Nile flow?
North
What name is given to a word or phrase that reads the same backwards as it does fowards?
Palindrome
Which war poet wrote "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Anthem for Doomed Youth"?
Wilfred Owen
How old was James Dean when he died in a car accident?
24
Which famous military figure had a war horse named Copenhagen?
The Duke of Wellington
What Broadway musical was based on a 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux?
Phantom of the Opera
In what country would you find Lake Garda?
Italy
What singer died 2 days after releasing his album "Blackstar"?
David Bowie
The Great Pyramid and The Sphinx can be found in what Egyptian city?
Giza
In what year was golf added to the Olympic Games?
2016
Which US state is known as "The Volunteer State"?
Tennessee
Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I?
Anne Boleyn
What city are Van Morrison, George Best and Kenneth Brannagh from?
Belfast
What organ in the human body produces Insulin?
Pancreas
Baron Samedi is a secondary antagonist in which James Bond film?
Live and Let Die
What popular breed of dog is named after a Mexican state?
Chihuahua
What russian chemist is the element Mendelevium named after?
Dmitri Mendeleev
What country is known as the Dead Heart of Africa?
Chad
What Stephen King novel is about a woman named Jessie who is handcuffed to a bed frame?
Gerald's Game
When the demand for a good is very responsive to a change in price, that good is said to be price _____?
Elastic
What was the real first name of Che Guevara?
Ernesto
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