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quizballs 243 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers

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  1. The hairstyling device used in creating a bun is commonly called a: Donut; Cake; Pudding; or Pizza?
  2. Which organization launched the Firefox smartphone operating system in 2013, targeting the developing world?
  3. What word features in most sciences and elsewhere technically referring, like its Latin origin, to a 'flow'?
  4. Charlotte, TJ's, Adelphi, Barfly; Joiners, and Forum are/were names in what UK market sector: Fashion; Lifestyle media; Perfume; or Music?
  5. A 'rum baba' is a: Shaved head; Cake; Judo throw; or Fijian canoe?
  6. What political speech/campaign term derives from the tradition of cutting down a tree to make a platform for the speaker?
  7. The volume of (soccer) football (regulation adult 70cm circumference) is approximately how many litres: 2.5; 3.7; 4.6; or 5.8?
  8. A safe reliable business agreement or position is said to be (what?)-bottomed: Gold; Copper; Brass; or Lead?
  9. Béchamel, Espagnole, Velouté, Hollandaise, Tomate are the five 'mother (what?)' of classical French cuisine?
  10. Andersen Consulting was renamed (2001) and became which vast global B2B corporation?
  11. In chemistry and physics the tendency of a substance to vaporize is termed: Volatility; Pressure; Density; or Potential Energy?
  12. The Italian fashion name Prada refers to: The founder; The founder's hometown; 'Proud'; or 'Handbag'?
  13. What caused a 34 minute suspension of play in the 2013 Superbowl: Fire; Fog; Serious injury; or Power-cut?
  14. Founded in 1827 by Karl Baedeker and run by his family until 1984, the eponymous German company is famous for: Meat products; Travel guides; Sports equipment; or Fashion wear?
  15. Name the social influence theory defined/popularized by US professor of economics/behavioral science Richard Thaler in his 2008 book: "(What?) - Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness" ?
  16. Apterous means: Appropriate; Capable; Wingless; or April-flowering?
  17. Baniku (Japan), Rosswurst (Germany), and Gustafskorv (Sweden) are foods made from what?
  18. The 1960s abbreviations 'STD' and 'DDD' referred (UK and US respectively) to what aspects of telephone dialling: Long-distance and Direct; Local and Free; Emergency and Free; or Push-button and Digital?
  19. Nits, Blondels, Skots, Lamberts, and Footlamberts are measures of: Human intelligence; Sound; Rubber-band tension; or Luminance?
  20. The 'steg' in stegosaurus refers to its: Covering (of armoured plates); Slowness; Two-brains; or Stripes?

 

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