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quizballs 203 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What common boy's name (English language Christian or first name) is derived from the Latin and Greek words for rock?
- Name the great old rival company of the Harley-Davidson motorbike corporation, whose models included the Chief and Scout?
- An analgesic drug is commonly called a: Painkiller; Cough medicine; Antibiotic; or Vaccine?
- A tetrapod is an animal with how many what? (two answers required)
- What is the capital of Azerbaijan?
- Magnesium shavings are used by campers and adventurers to: Light fires; Eat for energy; Dress wounds; or Make a rudimentary compass?
- Spell Mozzarella; Mozarrella; Mozzarrella; Mozarella; or Mozarrela?
- Who was the last English monarch of the House of York? - bonus point - Who succeeded him?
- What name besides glove is given commonly to a baseball player's handwear?
- A compound which reduces liquid surface tension, or tension between two liquids or liquid and solid (as do detergents, foaming agents, and dispersants) is generally called a: Colloid; Triglyceride; Surfactant; or Fatty acid?
- The Mansion House is the official residence of what London title-holder?
- Apitoxin is the scientific name for which sort of venom?
- A baby's traditional cloth nappy or diaper is generally folded into what shape directly before fitting to a baby: Square; Oblong; Circle; or Triangle?
- American physician Dr Henry Jay Heimlich is famously credited with developing a procedure to counter what threat to life?
- Northampton is generally regarded to have the largest what in England: Church; Market square; Scottish population; or Railway station?
- What product, invented by accountant Walter Diemer in 1928, was and remains conventionally pink, (it is said) because pink was the only dye available to its inventor at the time?
- Lightning strikes on airborne commercial aircraft are: Impossible; Always catastrophic; or Very rarely catastrophic?
- Piperazine (BZP) is a: Recreational drug; Russian oil company; Gold colour food additive; or Mexican political party?
- In geometry all regular polygons have 'what' sides: Four; Equal; Five; or More than five?
- The medical acronym RICE, referring to treatment of soft tissue injuries such as muscle strains, stands for what?
quizballs 203 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes