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quizballs 394 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- At 2015 how many people owned as much as the poorest half of the world's population (ie over 3billion people): 62; 6,200; 62,000; or 620,000? 62
- The word 'hongi' is Maori for a traditional New Zealand: Dollar bill; Rugby victory celebration; Striped sheep; or Noses-to-nose greeting? Nose-to-nose greeting
- What autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark has the Internet Top-Level Domain of .gl? Greenland
- What ancient Greek's name is given to the professional/ethical oath of medical doctors: Plato; Hippocrates; Aristotle; or Alexander the Great? Hippocrates (hence Hippocratic Oath)
- What element (Au) commonly prefixes to the following: Boy; Opportunity; Age; Floor and Rule? Gold (Golden)
- The German surname and name-suffix Baum referred to living near or resembling a: Tree; Volcano; Bog; or Goat? Tree (e.g., a tall person)
- What is four-fifths divided by four-fifths: Two-fifths; Four-tenths; One-fifth; or One? One
- What is removed from natural yogurt to produce Greek yogurt (also called labneh [Arabic] and strained yogurt): Salt; Whey; Water; or Lumps? Whey (which is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained)
- The famous website franchise which offers entertaining educational 18 minute talks videos is abbreviated to: DAN; BILL; TED; or BARRY? TED (for Technical Entertainment and Design)
- Hock is an 19th century originating English term for a: German wine; Spanish Omelette; Dutch chocolate; or Russian doll? German wine (white, from the Rhine region, derived from the town Hochheim am Main - popularised after Queen Victoria's visit in 1850)
- What Latin word meaning equal expresses a quality standard/norm (on or below or above etc), alluding to golfing performance? Par
- What creature's name is from Greek 'river horse': Crocodile; Elephant; Hippopotamus; or Donkey? Hippopotamus (originally 'hippos ho potamius' - horse of the river)
- The atomic number of an element refers primarily and additionally to its: Weight and density; Speed and light; Protons and electrons; or Sound and vision? Protons and electrons (the number of each, which is the same)
- What orange spice/colouring comes from the crocus plant, often associated with rice? Saffron
- Theseus, Hyppolyta, Nick Bottom, and Oberon the King of the Fairies are in Shakespeare's play: The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Romeo and Juliet; or King Lear? A Midsummer Night's Dream
- The human gastrocolic reflex typically prompts someone to visit the: Pub/Bar; Toilet; Hairdressers; or Sweet-shop? Toilet (it is typically an urge to defecate after a meal, due to actions/effects in the gut [alimentary canal], between stomach and exit)
- Wikipedia's spherical logo features what symbol for Greek W, also a fatty acid name: Omega; Upsilon; Sigma; or Gamma? Omega (Ω - last letter of the Greek alphabet)
- What hugely popular cereal crop has varieties including Arborio (Italy), Ambemohar (India), Doongara (Australia), and Uruchimai (Japan)? Rice
- In US TV cartoon sitcom Family Guy which of these Griffin family members is the anthropomorphic dog: Peter, Lois, Meg, Chris, Stewie, or Brian? Brian
- Match these court surfaces to the four Tennis 'Major' tournaments: Hard, Clay, Grass - to the Grand Slam events - Australian, French, US, and Wimbledon? Australian Hard; French Clay, US Hard, Wimbledon Grass
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