quizballs 382 - general knowledge quiz - questions without answers (more quizballs quizzes)

free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers - for pub quizzes, pub games, team games, learning and fun

Quiz intro ...

This is a Businessballs Quizballs quiz. Quizballs are free quiz questions and answers for trivia quizzes, team games, pub quizzes, general knowledge, learning and amusement. Use the quiz and questions and answers to suit your purposes, either as a stand-alone quiz, or to cut and paste to make your own quizzes.

Quizballs accepts no liability for any arguments, lost bets, or otherwise unfortunate consequences arising from any errors contained in these quizzes although quite a lot of effort is made to ensure that questions are clear and answers are correct. Please notify us of any errors, or questions or answers requiring clarification.

These quizzes are free to use in pub quizzes, trivia quizzes, organisational events and team-building, but are not to be sold or published, which includes not posting them on other websites, thank you.

These are the quiz questions. Here are the quiz answers with the questions. A link to the quiz answers also follows the questions below.

Spelling note: Some UK-English and US-English spellings may vary, notably words ending in our/or, and ise/ize. Where appropriate please change the spellings to suit your local situation.

Corrections to quizzes are shown on the Quizballs index page - see Quizballs corrections.

see the quizballs.com quizzes website operated by businessballs

 

quizballs 382 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes

 

  1. In the standard English Scrabble game, what are the only two letters worth the maximum 10 points: Z; X; J; Q; W; or Y?
  2. Oyster, Portobello, Button, Chestnut and Flat are varieties of what?
  3. The Oompa-Loompas feature in: Tellytubbies; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Alice in Wonderland; or Star Wars?
  4. Misheard/called 'Pizza Marines' when founded in 1965 and renamed in 1968, what restaurant chain claims most outlets globally (since 2011)?
  5. A standard guitar commonly has fretboard markers for the octave (ie half string length) at what fret: 6th; 8th; 12th or 15th?
  6. Technically lugumes/beans, cereals and nuts are defined as what category of foodstuff: Edible seeds; Fruits; Flowers; or Leaves?
  7. Named after a Briton who helped modernise a much bigger country in the 1800s, 'The Glover' is a joint whisky brand of which two nations: Ireland; Scotland; USA; Japan; Wales; or Germany?
  8. Technically called the masseter, what is the common name of the human muscle able to exert the most force: Jaw; Thigh; Tongue; or Heart?
  9. What is the common name of Chinese parsley or dhania, also called 'the devil's herb'?
  10. Six inches equates to how many millimetres: 75; 96; 152; or 235?
  11. Roughly what are the beats per minute of a hummingbird's wings: 300; 700; 1200; or 3000?
  12. What currency is abbreviated to SAR, and contains 100 Halalas and 20 Qirsh?
  13. Name the town in the city district of Milan which gave its name to a famously strong blue-veined cow's-milk cheese?
  14. What 'lifestyle' magazine/brand announced in 2015 its cessation of full female nudity after 52 years of advocacy?
  15. Ephemera/ephemeral refers to a quality of: Long-life; Short-life; Mixed parts; or Sweet smelling?
  16. What is the common name for the inflammatory arthritis called podagra when frequently affecting the big toe joint?
  17. Obelix and Dogmatix are companions of which eponymous Frenco-Belgian comic book character?
  18. In 2015 Volvo developed an automatic detection/braking system for what in its Australian cars?
  19. The Baden Aniline and Soda Factory is more commonly known as what world-leading brand?
  20. The lollipop brandname Chupa Chups comes from Spanish 'chupar' meaning: Sugar; Suck/Lick; Ball; or Choke?

 

quizballs 382 - free quiz answers for

 

quizballs main page - more free trivia quizzes questions and answers