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quizballs 314 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Traditionally when in colour/color, the Samsung logo is: Yellow; Blue; Green; or Red? Blue
- What is an eighth when expressed as a percentage? 12.5%
- The French medieval term 'jongleur' refers to the trade of: Entertainer; Innkeeper; Horse-rider; or Candle-maker? Entertainer (specifically a wandering minstrel/jester)
- TS Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical (What?)" is the basis of the famous musical show: Hair; Rocky Horror; Cats; or West Side Stories? Cats
- What did Barclays Bank call its 7,000 IT help staff/initiative, launched 2013: It People; Wise Owls; Digital Eagles; or Clever Dicks? Digital Eagles
- According to the iconic poetic US 2nd World War poster, "Loose Lips might (Do What?)"? Sink Ships
- A loggia is a room or gallery characterized by the absence of: External wall; Windows; Roof; or Floor? External wall (usually one or two, with access to a garden - loggia is Italian, meaning lodge)
- Which one of these cartoon characters was not voiced by Don Messick: Scooby-Doo, Muttley, Baloo, Papa Surf? Baloo (voiced by Phil Harris in Disney's The Jungle Book)
- What is the main organic ingredient of Grappa, the strong Italian alcholic drink? Grapes (specifically grape pomace, the fibrous waste after pressing for wine)
- What Latin ballroom dance alludes to bullfighting and means 'double step'? Paso Doble (or Pasodoble, 'passodoblay')
- 'Pinyin', the original and common other Chinese/Japanese name for the tile game Mahjong means: Pigeon; Penguin; Wigeon; or Sparrow? Sparrow (as does Mahjong itself, although why is unknown)
- The 'Bundesadler' is Germany's: Emblem; Parliament; Soccer premier league; or Santa Claus? Emblem (the national eagle 'coat of arms' - Bundesadler means 'federal eagle')
- Mollify means reduce: Anger; Masculinity; Density; or Clarity? Anger (of people or situations)
- If two sides of an isosceles triangle each measure 5cms then the other side cannot be: Less than 5cms; More than 5cms; 5cms; or Curved? 5cms (an isosceles triangle has two sides the same, the third side being different)
- The popular mid-2010s children's fad My Friend Cayla is a: Girl band; Talking Doll; Picture-book; or Cartoon soap opera? Talking Doll
- The Battle of Alamo featured in which war? The Texas Revolution (or the Texas War of Independence, 1835-6, and less accurately but acceptable in lenient quizzes, the American-Mexican war/conflicts 1830s-40s)
- Technically 'flash point' refers to the triggering of what aspect of a volatile substance: Ignition; Vaporization; Explosion; or Boiling? Vaporization (technically 'flash point' refers to the lowest temperature at which a volatile substance vaporizes to be flammable, given some form of ignition such as a spark or flame)
- Sitka wood, named after the Alaskan town, is a type of: Oak; Yew; Spruce; or Mahogany? Spruce
- Loam soil is mostly: Sand and Chalk; Sand and Silt; Clay and Peat; or Clay and Chalk? Sand and Silt (silt is quartz and feldspar in fine granular form, often a sediment in lakes, rivers, etc., and a soil derived from ancient water beds)
- 'The Great American Chocolate Bar' is eponymously better known as 'the (What?) bar'? Hershey (or Hershey's bar)
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