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quizballs 260 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers

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  1. What does the 'D' in the comic book corporation 'DC Comics Inc.' originally stand for?
  2. What unusual shape might a rainbow adopt when seen from a plane flying above the clouds: Ring; Triangle; Square; Straight line?
  3. Which one of these is not (at 2013) among the top ten currencies traded globally: US Dollar, Swiss Franc, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, or Russian Ruble?
  4. In which country is the most remote (farthest away) place from any sea or ocean?
  5. Which bit of Napoleon Boneparte was famously claimed to have been acquired in the late 1900s for several thousand dollars by US medical scientist and war paraphernalia collector John Lattimer: Little finger; Big toe; Glass-Eye; or Penis?
  6. The biological mating theory that males seek novelty and females seek familiarity is known as the '(What US President?) Effect': Kennedy; Coolidge; Clinton; or Bush?
  7. What joint in the body leverages the fastest human motion: Hip; Knee; Shoulder; or Wrist?
  8. Name the Australian Prime Ministers who replaced each other in 2010 and in 2013?
  9. The 'naut' in the words 'astronaut' and 'aeronaut' meant originally what?
  10. Name the vast South Korean conglomerate including car-maker which went bankrupt in 1999?
  11. What famously large and successful partnership uses motto: 'Never knowingly undersold'?
  12. What iconic genus of fish (technical name Hippocampus) is considered the slowest swimming of all fish, whose dwarf species achieves no more than about 1.5metres per hour?
  13. Graminoids are more commonly known as what plant form?
  14. What trade uses a pattress or pattress box: Carpenter; Electrician; Bricklayer; or Roofer?
  15. The recently banned (considered non-pc) official 200 year-old Royal Naval toast to "Our wives and sweethearts.." is traditionally extended: "NORWICH"; "We'll meet again"; "Meet me in St Louis"; or "May they never meet"?
  16. In 2013 the (UK) Girl Guides and Boy Scouts Associations said they would no longer demand an oath of duty to what: Parents; Country; Animals; or God?
  17. What is the Intel Corporation's famous and strangely apple-related processor brandname?
  18. In June 2013 US Senator Wendy Davis filibustered for 10 hours to obstruct Texas state laws concerning: GM Crops; Abortion; Guns; or Gay Marriage?
  19. (At 2013) the 230m high Heron Tower is the tallest skyscraper of which historical financial city centre district?
  20. Ingvar Kamprad founded what famous modern-day organization?

 

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