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quizballs 325 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- What character was named by George Lucas after his 'Radio' and 'Dialogue' film rolls used in making American Graffiti? R2D2 (of Star Wars - the rolls were abbreviated to R and D)
- Macular refers to which sensory organ? Eye (macula is a central spot in the eye's retina with the keenest vision)
- The medieval occupation and derived surname Scullion referred to a basic worker in a: Dockyard; Kitchen; Courthouse; or Hospital? Kitchen
- The prefix 'meso' usually means: Middle; Outer; Greater; or False? Middle (from Greek mesos)
- Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466-1536) is a revered: Atheist statesman; Christian humanist; Mathematician; or Vegetarian chef? Christian humanist (teacher, writer, etc - Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus)
- 'Forage' refers to crops that are: Organic; Wild; Animal feed; or Pick-your-own? Animal feed (remaining in the field of harvested)
- What controversial accusation is shared by the albums: Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy; Blind Faith's Blind Faith; and Nirvana's Nevermind? Child nudity/pornography (on the covers)
- What term refers to a style of fatalistic or menacing cinema, coined first by French critics in describing US thrillers of the 1940s? Film Noir ('Black Film')
- The 1997 BS and 2005 EN No1836 safety standard applies to: Water pistols; Potatoes; Sunglasses; or Garden gnomes? Sunglasses
- Theology is the study of what? Religion (or concepts of God)
- Posset is a late-medieval curdled drink of alchocol and which other liquid? Milk (the verb 'to posset' separately refers [from the 1800s] to infant regurgitation of a milk feed)
- Gurning is a (sometimes competitive) activity involving distortion of: Facts; Balloons; Spoons; or One's face? One's face
- The traditional Queen of Puddings dessert typically comprises a bread/egg/jam base topped with what? Meringue
- A sepulchre is a (what?), usually made/carved from stone: Cross; Church; Tomb; or Dragon? Tomb (from Latin sepelire, bury)
- Barack Obama's incongruous 2013 expression 'Jedi mind-meld' upset fans of which two major movie franchises? Star Wars and Star Trek
- Hilary Mantel's controversial 2014 fictional story is "The Assassination of (Which controversial leader?)" ? Margaret Thatcher
- What was the tallest type of construction in the world for over 3,800 years before Lincoln Cathedral's completion in 1311? Pyramid (specifically the Great Pyramid of Giza)
- What was the tallest construction in the world at 1900? Eiffel Tower (built 1889)
- Filibeg is a traditional Scottish word for: Kilt; Porridge; Haggis; or England? Kilt (from Gaelic 'faeliadh' and 'beag', meaning plaid and little)
- In the binary system of numbers the binary number 10 equates to which conventional number? 2 (Two)
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