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quizballs 163 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What is the square root of 0.25?
- Spell the word: Desendant; Descendent; Descendant; or Decendent?
- What is the largest peninsula in the world?
- The MartinSchultz scale is commonly used in physical anthropology to determine the colour/color of what in humans?
- How many new states were created when the USSR collapsed in 1991: Five; Seven; Ten; Twelve; or Fifteen?
- The UK concise 'daily briefing' newspaper produced by the Independent is called by what single lower-case letter?
- Name the former News of the World royal correspondent whose 2007 letter, published in 2011, (allegedly) seriously implicated NOTW leadership in the phone hacking scandal and cover-up?
- The staging of what enormous annual Afro-Caribbean cultural gathering was put in doubt following the London riots of August 2011?
- The nautical expression referring to capsizing is 'turning (what creature)'?
- The port city of Latakia was besieged during 2011 by its own government forces, of what nation?
- Gary McNair's one-man Edinburgh show in 2011 persuaded audience members to shred their own what, live on stage, as a demonstration of personal liberty: Banknotes; Driving Licences; or Underwear?
- What island nation was a Spanish possession known as Santiago, until becoming an English colony in 1655, and later fully independent in 1962?
- Under the ABO blood group system, what blood type can donate for blood transfusions safely to all other groups?
- What is two-thirds divided by one-third?
- Name the council housing estate location of the October 1985 riots and mob-killing of a policeman, in Tottenham, London, by which the events subsequently became known?
- Which of these is not a base metal: Iron, Nickel, Zinc, Gold?
- What Warner Brothers Mexican mouse cartoon character became a term for someone working or moving unusually quickly?
- Ashkenazi, Sephardi and Mizrahi are sub-groups of what ethnoreligious people?
- What 6-hours-per-day activity did researchers in Australia's Queensland University announce (in 2011) reduces life expectancy by five years?
- What airline postponed adverts claiming to '...go the extra mile to make you feel special...' after a photo of (allegedly) a pilot and crew member having sex in an aircraft cockpit became public in Aug 2011?
- What is the English translation of the ironically-named Ratón, a fearsome bull who killed three men in Spanish festivals?
- At $12.5bn, what phone corporation became Google's biggest acquisition in Aug 2011?
- The term 'redact' in relation to document publication means what: Edit/remove; Highlight; Copy; or Translate?
- What weed is named from the French 'lion's tooth'?
- Slate is an example of what sort of rock, whose name loosely means 'change in form'?
- From Latin meaning border, or edge, what traditional term refers to the brain structures including the hippocampus and amygdala, which support functions of emotion, behaviour, long term memory, and smell?
- What is the fuller name of the road surfacing material, tarmac?
- What three instruments are considered the mainstay of American 'Old-Time Music': Banjo/Fiddle/Guitar; Guitar/Bass/Drums; Drums/Flute/Bugle; or Piano/Cello/Harp?
- What style of cooking is named after a province of south-western China, and is noted for its spicy taste, especially from garlic, chili peppers, peanuts, sesame, and ginger?
- John Stacey Adams' 1963 motivational concept, which suggests people's motivation (and attitude) is strongly influenced by assessing effort and reward in a comparative outward sense, is called Adam's (what) Theory?
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