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quizballs 175 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- UK 1980s prime minister Margaret Thatcher's nickname was the '(What?) Lady'?
- Rocinha favela in Brazil is said to be the biggest what in Latin America: Tree; Carnival; Bird; or Slum?
- The Clostridium Botulinum bacteria causes what commonly known but rare human poisoning?
- What is Alexander Pope's (1688-1744) famous line from his poem An Essay on Criticism, written 1709, much used in books, film and music?
- Which two cities each hosted a John Lennon/Yoko Ono week-long hotel 'bed-in' peace protest in 1969?
- Helle Thorning-Schmidt became prime minister of what country in October 2011?
- What is the currency of Pakistan?
- An eiderdown (a sort of quilted bed cover) was originally filled with what?
- IBM's innovative 'Selectric' typewriter of the 1960s-80s was popularly called a: Snowball; Fastball; Curveball; or Golfball?
- What is the Irish handheld single-sided round drum, often played with a double-ended beater?
- Ameliorate means to make something that was bad, what: Better; Worse; Irrelevant; or Disappear?
- Spell the word: Plagiarize; Plaigerize; Plaguerize; Plagarize; or Plagorize?
- At the end of 2012, how many cities have hosted the modern Olympic Games three times?
- A diaspora is a dispersion of: Droplets; People; Sunlight; Particles; or Stolen property?
- What is the largest combined weight of any animal species on Earth: Sheep; Cows; Cats; Dogs; Elephants; Humans; or Krill?
- Triffis, Rudy (or Rudolph), Porpoise, Cody, and Corkscrew are moves in what sport?
- Serial, Oxford, and Harvard, all refer to one particular use of what punctuation mark?
- Dr Samuel Johnson (1709-84), who produced the first great English dictionary, famously wrote in 1777: When a man is tired of (where?), he is tired of life...'?
- The Russian word 'naled' (in German, 'aufeis') refers to naturally occurring thicker-than-normal layers of what?
- A gilet (pronounced loosely 'jee-lay' - it's French) is a jacket or blouse without: Buttons; Sleeves; Pockets; or Stitching?
quizballs 175 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes