Jonathan's General Knowledge #4

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1
Liverpool's international airport is named after whom?
John Lennon
2
What was the first Jane Austen novel to be published?
Sense and Sensibility
3
In computing, what does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory
4
What is the longest river in the United Kingdom?
Severn
5
AIK, Djurgårdens and Hammarby are football clubs from which city?
Stockholm
6
Which Comedy Central show aired its final episode in 2014 after 1,447 episodes?
The Colbert Report
7
Who appears on the United States twenty-dollar bill?
Andrew Jackson
8
What is the mean of the following values: 60, 140, 400?
200
9
In which country was social networking site Ask.fm founded?
Latvia
10
Rapper Armando Christian Pérez is better known by what stage name?
Pitbull
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11
Which country will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
Qatar
12
Which multinational hypermarket chain was founded in Paris in 1958?
Carrefour
13
The Wars Of The Roses culminated in which battle fought on 22 August 1485?
Battle of Bosworth Field
14
What is the name of the entertainment company founded by Simon Cowell in 2002?
Syco
15
Which German World War general was known as the Desert Fox?
Erwin Rommel
16
Castello cheeses originate in which country?
Denmark
17
Which 'gang' did Sam Cooke sing about on a 1960 hit?
Chain Gang
18
What is the southern counterpart of the aurora borealis?
Aurora Australis
19
Finger Lickin' Good was a slogan of which fast food chain?
KFC
20
Which word, taken from German, means 'pleasure derived from the misfortune of others'?
Schadenfreude
2 Comments
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Level 84
Feb 5, 2015
Good quiz, tough and a bit Eurocentric, which probably balances out the quizzes Europeans have a hard time with.

Thanks!

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Level 28
Feb 5, 2015
Haha I admit it, I am a little Euro-biased being British and a little frustrated by the very American general knowledge on here! Thanks for the comment.