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quizballs 242 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Cape, Katanga, Masai, Barbary and Asiatic are generally considered sub-species of what 'apex' predator?
- The centenary 2013 Chelsea Flower Show temporarily lifted a ban on what in its gardens?
- Milankovitch Cycles theory analyses changes in what, according to long-term movements of planet Earth: Climate; Population; Gravity; or Personality/mood?
- A metal ring or grommet in a sail or other nautical attachment, through which a rope passes is a: Tingle; Mingle; Cringle; or Pringle?
- A stilb is a measure of: Sound; Luminance; Velocity; or Equilibrium?
- What famous maker of organs used in pop/rock music since the 1960s is an acronymic abbreviation of the Italian for "United Factory of Accordions'?
- In ancient Greek mythology the godly personification of the sky, Uranus, had his what cut off: Ears; Arms; Testicles; or Bottom?
- Charles Stent practised what surgery, for which he invented his eponymous technique: Dental; Heart; Orthopedic (bone/skeletal); or Tree?
- From Greek words meaning 'flesh preserver' what coal-tar oil was widely used in wood treatment and medicine?
- London's Wembley Arena (next to Wembley Stadium) was built in 1934 as what sort of sporting facility, reflected in what original name (two answers required)?
- The US company Shubb is famous for making small metal engineered gadgets for: Stringed instruments; Fishing; Cooking; or Cycling?
- The nickname of 9th century Islamic mathematician Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa ('al-Kwarizmi' - the man of Kwarizm) is the etymological source of what computing term?
- Bakalva and börek (Turkey/central Asia), birnbrot (Switzerland), bear claw (USA), and briouat (Morocco) are types of what?
- What was the name given in Ancient Greek mythology to the time/situation before the creation of the universe: Chaos; Void; Neutron; or Galaxy?
- Name the fictional suburb in Ira Levin's 1972 novel which became an expression for a wife who submissively obeys her husband?
- What logical common name is given to the cells which initiate cardiac contraction and so control heart rate?
- What cereal breakfast is a humorous metaphor for prison?
- What informal rule, named after Intel Corp's co-founder, predicts the doubling of transistors on microchips every two years?
- What Italian word for 'it follows' refers to a smooth transition between two items, especially musical pieces?
- What is the formal (systematic) chemical name for the alcohol in intoxicating drink: Methanol; Ethanol; Propan; or Methylbutan?
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