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quizballs 211 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers
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quizballs 211 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What is a hundredth of a thousandth?
- In a block and tackle lifting system, what is a sheave? Pulley; Rope; Hook; or Brake?
- What creatures are T S Eliot's characters Mr Mistoffelees, Mungojerrie, Rumpelteazer, and Bustopher Jones, and what musical was inspired by the poem book in which they feature?
- The Kabbalah wristband, in Yiddish 'roite bindele', is normally what colour/color?
- In mathematics, a Markov chain is a sequence in which each event is determined by the: Immediately preceding event; Previous two events; Previous total sequence; or Next event?
- Brad, finish, clout, casing and horseshoe are types of what?
- What state territory is named in Latin, meaning 'New Scotland'?
- What artist uses a cake of rosin: Chef; Violinist; Theatrical makeup; or Magician?
- Medically, miosis/myosis normally refers to the narrowing or constriction of the what?
- What is India's national motto, appearing on its emblem and currency?
- Apposite means: Fair; Similar; Agreeable; or Appropriate?
- Name the female alter-ego featured in the life and vase artworks of English transvestite artist Grayson Perry?
- What (main class of) musical instrument has a bell, bass/long joint, boot/butt; wing joint, bocal/crook, and reed?
- What is the more common name of the incendiary weapon formulated from naphthenic and palmitic acids?
- Which of these words is spelled incorrectly: Rhinocerous; Crocodile; Hippopotamus; Alligator?
- What sort of weapon is a shillelagh (pronounced 'shil-lay-lee'): Knife; Cudgel; Muskett; or Sword?
- Contrary to popular information there are actually four (not two) Olympic sports containing male vs female contest; what are they?
- What pluralised female receptacle is a British ironic reference to a minor altercation or physical confrontation (usually) between men.
- What two composers' names are used as slang meaning drunk?
- In the latter 1900s and early 2000s what five Asian nations were the world's biggest motorbike markets?
quizballs 211 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes