Jonathan's General Knowledge #5

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Last updated: February 23, 2015
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1
'His whole life was a million-to-one shot' was the tag line of which 1976 movie?
Rocky
2
Wine, chopped fruit and brandy make up which popular beverage?
Sangria
3
In which French city did the Papacy reside between 1309 and 1377?
Avignon
4
The Night Watch is a famous 1642 painting by which artist?
Rembrandt
5
CaCO₃ is the formula of which chemical compound?
Calcium carbonate
6
Who was the British prime minister at the time of the Battle Of Waterloo?
Earl of Liverpool
7
In computing, how many bits make up one byte?
8
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Suburbia, Liberation and Being Boring are songs by which duo?
Pet Shop Boys
9
Windermere, Scafell Pike and Ullswater are found in which British national park?
Lake District
10
Who directed the Lord Of The Rings trilogy?
Peter Jackson
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11
The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee are located in which country?
Switzerland
12
Which type of rocks are formed from the cooling and solidification of magma or lava?
Igneous
13
In rugby union, which player throws the ball into a line-out?
Hooker
14
Which gulf lies between Sweden and Finland?
Bothnia
15
The Nigerian Fela Kuti is a pioneer of which style of music?
Afrobeat
16
Which video game developer produced the Assassins Creed and Far Cry series'?
Ubisoft
17
Which percussion instrument was made famous by a Saturday Night Live sketch?
Cowbell
18
Which American fast food chain was founded by Dave Thomas in 1969?
Wendy's
19
The peninsula of Cape Cod is located in which American state?
Massachusetts
20
Carlton, St Kilda and West Coast Eagles are famous clubs in which sport?
Australian Rules Football
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