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quizballs 302 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- In which activity were hickory and persimmon replaced by graphite and titanium? Golf (respectively the shafts and heads of clubs)
- What is the technical genus category of lemons, oranges, limes? Citrus
- 'Simnel' refers to a traditional Easter (what?), originating in medieval England: Cake; Turkey; Flower garland; or Soup? Cake ('simnel' is generally thought to refer to a fine white flour)
- A large Tibetan leonine (lion-like) species bought in China for 12million yuan (£1.2m) in 2014 became the world's most expensive: Cat; Dog; Parrot; or Pig? Dog (Tibetan Mastiff)
- A codicil is a supplementary text which alters what sort of legal document? Will
- Introduced in 1954, a willibecher is a standard what in Germany: Beer glass; Sausage; Paving slab; or Newspaper format? Beer glass (named after Willy Steinmeier of the Ruhrglas glassworks)
- What word has noun/verb meanings for an island, a promontory, wine, organic soil, thinking, and a fabric used in bookbinding? Mull
- A fourteen year ban (for mental health reasons) on what was lifted, experimentally, by China in 2014: Tequila; Wrestling; Gaming consoles; or Eastenders (the UK TV soap)? Gaming consoles
- Flemington, Greyville, and Longchamp are associated with what, respectively in Australia, South Africa, and France? Horseracing (racecourses in Melbourne, Durban, and Paris)
- Popular in Indian subcontinental cuisine, gram flour is made from: Rice; Lentils; Chickpeas; or Termites? Chickpeas
- The official logos for organic product certification in the EU, Japan, Australia and Canada all feature a: Flower; Leaf; Sun; or Bee? Leaf
- German physician Franz Mesmer's (1734-1815) 'animal magnetism' theory is considered foundational in the development of: Yoga; Hypnosis; Body-building; or Lion-taming? Hypnosis (in some aspects earlier called Mesmerism, after Mesmer, from which the term survives today in a general sense of being entranced)
- Which understated northern European nation grew to become by the early 2000s the fourth richest globally due largely to prudent treatment of oil revenues? Norway
- What original Mrs Beeton sandwich filling did the Royal Society of Chemistry propose in 2014 as the most economically enjoyable: Bacon; Grass; Sugar; or Toast? Toast (yes, that's two slices of bread, with a slice of toast in between)
- A 'frontispiece' is traditionally at the beginning of a: Book; Opera; Staircase/escalator; or Pantomime horse? Book (it's an illustration facing the title page - originally Latin frons, front and specere, look - it also refers to the main facade or decorated entrance to a building)
- Derived from ecclesiastical Latin, the term genuflexion/genuflection refers to bending which part of the body: Elbow; Knee; Finger; or Wrist? Knee (as in bowing with one knee to the ground; from genu, knee, and flectere, bend)
- A cloche hat is (what?)-shaped?: Pillbox; Bell; Cone; or Banana? Bell (cloche means bell in French)
- 'The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street' is a nickname for: The Eiffel Tower; The Empire State Building; The Bank of England; or Sydney Opera House? The Bank of England (In Threadneedle Street, London)
- What popular East Asian food means 'bean curdled': Tofu; Paneer; Dim sum; or Shiitake? Tofu
- Match these US cities and their 'Big' nicknames: Big... Orange; Easy; Guava; Apple, Tomato; Pineapple - New Orleans, Honolulu; New York; Sacramento; Los Angeles; Tampa? Big Orange - Los Angeles; Big Easy- New Orleans; Big Guava - Tampa; Big Apple - New York; Big Tomato - Sacramento; Big Pineapple - Honolulu.
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