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quizballs 246 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers

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  1. The technical Hawaiian-English word 'aa', commonly the first two-letter word in a dictionary, refers to: Rain; Sunshine; Lava; or Grass?
  2. San Pellegrino is an Italian: Wine; Water; Cheese; or Sausage?
  3. Worn in medieval times by armed men, a baldric was a: Protective glove; Metal helmet; Studded leather bracelet; or Shoulder strap?
  4. Widely believed but entirely wrong urban legend asserts that Master Bates, Seaman Staines, and Roger the Cabin Boy were characters in which 1950-90s children's cartoon/TV series?
  5. Originating in art around 500BC, what is the more common modern name for a nimbus, aureole, glory, or gloriole?
  6. Which 1949 novel featured the ironically named Ministries of the Peace, Plenty, Love, and Truth?
  7. What cocktail, named in Cuban Spanish, comprises white rum, lime/lemon, sugar and mint?
  8. What term popularly associated with dog-drawn vehicles derives from the French word meaning walk or run?
  9. The Greek god of marriage is: Dionysus; Eros; Comos; or Hymen?
  10. At a conference a 'plenary session' refers to a session which involves: Everyone; Workshops; A guest speaker; or Informal discussion?
  11. In the award-winning 1958 war film Ice Cold In Alex, what is 'Ice Cold' and what is 'Alex' (two answers required)?
  12. What large city would you pass through if sailing from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean?
  13. Badinage describes verbal communication which is: Witty; Sad; Instructional; or Angry?
  14. What three motorways form the so called 'golden triangle' of central UK logistics real estate?
  15. Founded in 1769, name the specialist British publisher of guides to aristocracy, etiquette, and correct forms of address?
  16. What weapon's dangerous part is defined in two sections, namely the forte and the foible?
  17. What was a Leviathan in its original biblical references: Sea monster; Priest; Lake; or Bee?
  18. What is the common alternative US term for a (UK) 'estate agent'?
  19. What clothing decoration took its name from Italian 'zecchino' and 'zecca' (= mint), and Arabic 'sikka' (= 'a die for coining')?
  20. Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) is one of several different forms of what commonly named chemical agent?


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