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quizballs 132 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What is the upright cylindrical apparatus on a ship around which cables or hawsers are wound for hoisting anchors and lifting sails, etc - and also a UK brand of unfiltered high-tar cigarette?
- The Crimean Peninsula is part of which European country?
- What is the vein running along the centre of a leaf called?
- The disease beriberi is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?
- What is measured in Hertz?
- 24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of which country?
- Hyperion and Rhea are two moons of which planet in our solar system?
- "This is a sharp medicine, but it is a physician for all diseases and miseries..." is attributed to which historical figure as he was about to be executed, in 1618?
- The citrus fruit ortanique is a cross between which two fruits?
- In the UK, the half-crown coin (2/6 - two-shillings and sixpence - equating to 12½ pence) was demonetised on the last day of which year?
- Which English poet is associated with Dove Cottage in Grasmere?
- What does the well known Latin phrase 'cogito, ergo sum', commonly attributed to René Descartes, translate as in English?
- In which country was astronomer and scientist Nicolaus Copernicus born?
- Which country is referred to as 'The Land of the Long White Cloud'?
- Astigmatism affects which part of the human body?
- Who would use a maulstick, or mahlstick?
- The Capuchin Catacombs are on which Mediterranean island?
- An isohel is a line on a map connecting two points which have the same duration of what?
- Who, having a name which brings to mind a children's game played all around the world, was appointed Home Secretary in Britain in May 1997?
- Which English king, who lived from about 988-993 to 1016, was nicknamed Ironside?
- Glyptogography, or glyptics, is the art of carving or engraving on what?
- Which artist painted the 'Man in a Red Turban'?
- 'The Landlord's Game', patented in the US by Elizabeth Magie in 1904, was a form of which now popular board game?
- Which musical note has the same value as half a semibreve or two crochets?
- Which sportswear company was founded as 'Blue Ribbon Sports' by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight in 1964?
- In the religious calendar, what are the last two weeks of Lent known as?
- What type of insect is a devil's coach horse?
- In which controversial novel and film does the Korova Milk Bar appear?
- What is the highest US military award for bravery?
- What is the term for a word formed from the initial letters of other words, such as NATO?
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