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quizballs 252 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Bob, bowl, bun, chignon, and tonsure are types of what?
- What word appears before tilt, flood, face, house, and length, to produce five different terms?
- The French-English word 'torchon' refers to what French-style household item: Fondue cooker; Candle-stick; Table-lamp; or Tea-towel?
- Swede Carl Linnaeus, 1707-78, considered the father of taxonomy of living things, is the lectotype (example specimen) for which species?
- Clio, typically holding a scroll, is the ancient Greek muse of: History; Poetry; Tragedy; or Comedy?
- Which one of these factors enables the superheating of water to more than 100oC: The heat source exceeds 1500oC; Being on top of a mountain; Being in outer space; or The receptacle inner surface is extremely smooth?
- Which two of these have an internationally defined height: 55 gallon drum (44 British/Commonwealth gallons); Skyscraper; Mountain; or Basketball hoop?
- What, resembling a tomato and pepper hybrid, is the edible fruit produced by Diospyros trees, source of ebony wood?
- What physics term, a metaphor for meaningfulness, is the tendency of something to oscillate (with greater amplitude at some frequencies than at others)?
- The moral code, 'Treat others as you like to be treated', is known as the 'Ethic of (What)' - a principle of exchange for mutual effect/benefit, and word used variously in science and mathematics?
- The pseudo-Latin expression 'hax pax max Deus adimax' used in conjuring from the 1600s developed into what modern term referring to 'kidology' or nonsensical explanation?
- What descriptively prefixes a species of bear, cobra, and caiman (like an alligator), referring to something worn by some people?
- Who famously became leader of the vast and powerful US Teamsters trade union in 1957, imprisoned in 1967, missing in 1975, and declared dead in 1982?
- What river in SW Europe rises in the Swiss Alps and flows over 500 miles through Lake Geneva, Lyons, to the Mediterranean west of Marseilles?
- The German 'Dosenwerfen', the French 'Chamboule-tout', and the British 'Aunt Sally' are: Puddings; Games; Knitting-styles; or Weapons?
- The Amazon website logo includes what, in addition to the word?
- Casement, awning, and hopper refer to different types of opening what?
- Government legislation (EU, US, British 'Commonwealth' nations) is typically introduced via two 'paper' documents for discussion/explanation, respectively: Pink/White; White/Blue; Green/White; or White/Green?
- The 'bacronym' (a reverse acronym) 'Query Newlyn Harbour' is used as a mnemonic in what field: Aviation; Theatre; Sailing; or Civil Engineering?
- In computing and file-sharing what does P2P stand for?
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