quizballs 192 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers
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quizballs 192 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What biscuit was created to celebrate the visit of a founding father of modern Italy to London in 1864?
- The natural effect causing paint to rise up the hairs of a paintbrush, and liquid to rise up a narrow tube is called (what) action?
- Spell the medical term: Cortorize; Quarterize; Cauterize; or Quortorize? And, bonus point, what process does it entail (applying to the skin or flesh): Burning; Stitching; Grafting; or Swaddling?
- In 1971 the Russian-built Salyut 1 became the first what?
- What drink brand was first to be offered with a foam producing 'widget' in the can? - Bonus point, what gas does the widget release, producing the foam?
- Roughly how long did the Pony Express service operate in the USA: 1 year; 5 years; 10 years; or 20 years?
- What drug company developed Viagra?
- What car company was set up by Colin Chapman in 1952, subsequently succeeding in F1 racing?
- What Canadian city was named by explorer Jacques Cartier, meaning originally 'Royal Mount'?
- What controversial levy was introduced in the UK in 1989-90, replaced after prolonged protests by the Council Tax?
- Dr Robert Atkins, (1930-2003), who died weighing 260lbs, was noted for what eponymous conception?
- What ingredient, used cleverly very sparingly by the Romans, largely determines durability of concrete?
- Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC), was better known as what hugely influential organization, notably in the colonial exploitation of Asia?
- What does 'swaddling' mean: Wrapping in cloth; Covering in oil; Soaking in milk; or Protecting with straw?
- Technically the potato is a: Tuber; Root; Stem; or Fruit?
- In what modern country did the ancient Sumer or Sumerian civilisation develop and flourish?
- Modern DNA studies show that the first migrants to the North American continent were: Asians; Europeans; South Americans; or Africans?
- What modern convenient foodstuff takes its name from the Latin meaning 'salted (and preserved meat)'?
- What famous detective/crime writer was the first goalkeeper and a founder of Portsmouth United Football Club?
- What naturally occurring and dangerous material is commonly represented by the formula Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4?
quizballs 192 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes