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quizballs 309 - free general knowledge quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- The Latin word for pig is: Swinus; Boarus; Porcus; or Oincus?
- What is five-eighths of sixteen?
- A miasma is a: Deafening noise; Big crowd; Nasty smell; or Tiny fish-hook for catching prawns?
- What modern popular pet population originated entirely from single female found in Syria in 1930?
- 'Anima sana in corpore sano' (Latin for 'a healthy mind in a healthy body') is significant in which 1949-founded Japanese corporation's branding?
- To which major biblical event did the 'burning bush' direct Moses? The Sermon on the Mount; The Ten Commandments; Jesus' birth; or Noah's Ark?
- A naval orange is named after: Harvest festivals in church naves; Sailors ate them to combat scurvy; Navajo native American Indians grew them; or They have a 'belly-button'?
- What two-word slang is an open quarry, secondary glassblowing furnace, dam/reservoir spillway, and a small opening in a wall for anonymous sexual cooperation either side?
- In many Asian/Eastern beliefs 'Naraka' is what?
- The obsequious "ever so 'umble" money-lender in Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, is: Wishbone Ash; Uriah Heep; Pink Floyd; or Axl Rose?
- In 2014, Illinois University research found higher casualty rates from female-named (what?) due to victims' complacency, compared to having higher perceived fear of male names: Volcanoes; Mountains; Hurricanes; or Pet snakes?
- Unusually for a whale, the Arctic Ocean narwhal (or narwhale) possesses: Fur; One long straight spiral tusk; An extra brain in its tail; or Eyebrows?
- Originating in Turkish cuisine terminology the 'shish' in a shish kebab refers to? Lamb; Skewer; Spice; or the 'Sizzle' sound?
- What historical region equating to NE Germany and N Poland, meaning 'by the coast', gave its name to local breeds of modern dog, goose and sheep?
- Phobos and Deimos, the two moons of Mars, mean (and represent in Greek mythology): Light and Dark; Sound and Vision; Fear and Terror; or Guns and Roses?
- Cumulus humilis is commonly described as: Fair weather cloud; Storm cloud; Sandstorm; or Fog?
- Egg corn, Oronym, Mondegreen, Dogberryism, and Malapropism are types of: Cattle diseases; Political ideologies; Language puns; or North Atlantic weather effects?
- The convincing diamond substitute Zircon (zirconium silicate) is: From sea shell; Naturally occurring in rock; Made in a laboratory; or Waste from the double-glazing industry?
- Who wrote 'This be the Verse', starting famously "They f*** you up, your Mum and Dad, They may not mean to, but they do...": Philip Larkin; Lord Byron; Mark Twain; or Jane Austen?
- Re-arrange these five legally established national sports to the correct nations: Ice hockey - Sri Lanka; Tejo - Canada; Volleyball - Colombia; Sloop sailing - Iran; Wrestling - Bahamas?
quizballs 309 - free general knowledge quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes