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quizballs 303 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Dashi is a popular Japanese: Stock/soup; Martial art; Taxi-company; or Pebbled wall-rendering? Stock/soup (fish or seaweed-based)
- The Berghof, Wolfsschanze, and Adlerhorst were notable headquarters of: Napoleon Bonaparte; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Stalin; or Dwight D Eisenhower? Adolf Hitler
- How many 'states' (variations) are possible in a single 7-segment electronic/digital numeral display (as used in calculators, etc): 10; 12; 64; or 128? 128 (each segment separately, and in combination with any number of the other segments)
- Which country hosted a special edition of UK TV's 'Double Your Money' prize game show, broadcast in 1966, in which points rather than money were awarded, leading to a top prize of a television set? USSR (or the Soviet Union, or less correctly, nowadays, Russia)
- What form of breadcrumbed fried food, often containing mashed potato, is named from French 'to crunch'? Croquette (from croquer, to crunch)
- Name the controversial arm-gesture associated with French-Cameroonian comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala: Quarante; Quenelle; Quinine; or Quiche? Quenelle (a quenelle is actually an oval-shaped fish or meat mixture/dish, and French slang for finger or penis - the gesture, straight-arm pointing down, with the flat hand of the other arm at the shoulder, signifies pushing a quenelle up the backside of one's enemy, as deep as an arm's length - the signal, used by M'bala - is interpreted commonly to have anti-semitic meaning due to aspects of M'bala's stage act)
- Selecting or extracting only a few prime items from a wide range, especially where less discrimination is appropriate, is called (What?)-picking: Strawberry; Cherry; Cotton; or Nose? Cherry
- Which famous British institution's heavily subsidized restaurant received a complaint after cancelling a member's booking (in 2013), that "...we were unable to eat elsewhere because my wife was wearing a tiara...': The London Palladium; The House of Lords; St Andrews Golf Club; or Queens Tennis Club? The House of Lords
- Tarja Halonen, Martti Ahtisaari, and Mauno Koivisto have been presidents of Suomi - known in western language as: Peru; Fiji; Finland; or Kuwait? Finland
- Where in 2014 became the last European territory to decriminalize sex between men: Monaco; Isle of Man; Northern Cyprus; or Vatican City State? Northern Cyprus
- Katsuma, Poppet, Furi, Luvli, Diavlo and Zommer are central characters in which 2010s children's website/merchandise/media phenomenon? Moshi Monsters
- The Spanish 'Copa del Rey' is a: Windy weather system; Cathedral; Mafia organization; Seafood curry; or Soccer competition? Soccer competition ('The King's Cup' - the oldest and major Spanish soccer knockout competition)
- Chinese technology entrepreneur Jack Ma founded which vast internet corporation, which (in the 2010s) handles c.80% of China's online shopping: Aladdin; Sinbad; Alibaba; or King Kong? Alibaba
- Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) and Chilean Pablo Neruda (1904-73) are famous South American: Military leaders; Painters; Writers; or Boxers? Writers
- Which vegetable originates from a cross between a cabbage and a turnip: Artichoke; Swede/ Rutabaga; Broccolli; or Cauliflower? Swede/ Rutabaga
- DNA analysis of a 7,000 year-old cave-dwelling human skeleton from north Spain revealed what surprising genetic feature: Chin dimple; Blue eyes; Webbed feet; or an 'Outie' belly-button? Blue eyes
- What Cantonese mixed bite-size food means literally 'touch the heart'? Dim sum
- What Terry Nation concept was produced by scientist Davros from the indigenous Kaleds of the planet Skaro? Daleks (mutant extraterrestrials featured in Dr Who)
- What's the western name of the least densely populated country in the world, (national language 'Kalaallit Nunaat'), with capital city Nuuk? Greenland
- Alluding to a ridged cloth, a temporary vehicle-track built over bogland on a foundation of perpendicularly laid logs is called a (What?) road? Corduroy
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