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quizballs 199 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers

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  1. Blatant means: Obvious; Disgusting; Insulting; or Ignorant?
  2. What 'anachronistic' word was proposed for removal from titles in official 2012 review of the UK state honours system?
  3. Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 classic horror novel about split personality is called what?
  4. Erected in 1989, what large geometric glass structure serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris?
  5. At its nearest the Moon is roughly how many thousands of miles from Earth: 222; 555; 888; or 1,111?
  6. Up until ceasing posts in March 2012 who had become the most followed active professional footballer (soccer player) on Twitter?
  7. Explorer, Street Triple, Rocket and Thunderbird are motorbikes of which manufacturer?
  8. Roots of the dandelion plant can be used to make a drink very like: Milk; Cider; Coffee; or Coca-Cola?
  9. CV is the international vehicle registration code of which island nation?
  10. Chittagong beach in Bangladesh is famous for: Surfing; Weddings; Casinos; or Shipbreaking?
  11. Who was the last English monarch to win the throne on the battlefield?
  12. In classical painting a putto (plural putti) is a baby what: Angel; Jesus; Devil; or Elephant?
  13. The acronym IED stands for what in relation to terrorism?
  14. Three what feature on the insignia or badge of the abortive Apollo 13 lunar misson?
  15. The Russian Sukhoi Company is famous for making what?
  16. Spell the word Abscence; Absense; Abcence; Absence; or Abcense?
  17. Actor Tom Conti was found to descend from Napoleon Bonaparte after analysis of: Church records; Y-Chromosome DNA; Mitochondrial DNA; or Family photos?
  18. What is the international dialling code for Egypt: 20; 30; 40; or 50?
  19. Who were the first married couple to serve in a cabinet of the UK government?
  20. The amusingly nicknamed 'Brumbrella' was a vast mechanical rain cover at which city's cricket ground? - bonus point - Name the cricket ground?


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