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quizballs 308 - free general knowledge quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- A fabled medieval torture instrument is a: Metallica; Thin Lizzy; Iron Maiden; Twisted Sister; Black Sabbath; or Led Zeppelin?
- What famous suncream is named after a mountain in Switzerland?
- The hot condiment wasabi is generally from what part of the plant: Seeds; Stem juice; Fruit; or Root?
A foundry is specifically involved in what metal process: Casting; Pressing; Refining; or Cutting and drilling?
- The Taj Mahal in India was constructed as a: Home; Tomb; Mosque; or Bank?
- Which nation has the highest European capital city, (whose names are practically the same)?
- Perfidia, Desifinado, Mas Que Nada, and Bim-Bom are famous Latin-American: Political parties; Flowering plants; Jazz songs; or Horse sports?
- The most popular 20th-century Indian car and famous taxi, based virtually unchanged from 1958-2014 on a 1950s Morris Oxford, is the: Ambassador; Maharajah; Sultan; or Tzar?
- Name the iconic and highest ranking military leader to be killed in the first world war?
- Shower, Fountain, Cascade, Columns, and Mills Mess are: Wrought-iron gate designs; Juggling moves; Dubai shopping malls; or Ann Summers products?
- Kremlin in Russia technically means: Library; Fortress; Government; or Kitchen?
- Sipe, bead, wear bar and rain groove are found on what billions-selling friction-reducing item, devised in the 1880s?
- Bungo, Mungo, Laura Grubb and Belladonna Took are which leading literary character's ancestors?
- When testing his sound equipment inventions, including the first ever recording (on phonograph cylinder in 1878), Thomas Edison often recited: The Lord's Prayer; Mary Had A Little Lamb; Testing Testing One Two Three; or My Old Man's A Dustman?
- What famous alcoholic additive from Trinidad and Tobago, invented by German Dr Johann Siegertin, in Venezuela c.1920, has a characteristic oversized label?
- Holloware (or hollow ware) is generally used in: Window-dressing; Catering; Sanitation and plumbing; or Optometry?
- In May 2014 two Yorkshiremen (designer and rider) set a new world speed record of 70.9mph for a 'manned' motorized: Skateboard; Tea-trolley; Toilet; or Wheelchair?
- Narendra Modi achieved what notable title in May 2014: Prime Minister of India; World Squash Champion; Nobel Literature Prizewinner; or Eurovision Song Contest Winner?
- What highly stigmatized human disease is alternatively named after Norwegian physicist GH Armauer Hansen, who in 1873 discovered its causal bacterium?
- Spork, Spife, Knork, and Sporf are: Smurf characters; East European sausages; Moons of Jupiter; or Cutlery hybrids?
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