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quizballs 435 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- An addiction treatment combining discomfort with addiction stimulus is called (What?) therapy: Abstention; Attraction; Aversion; or Perversion? Aversion (for example a permanently applied nasty-tasting substance to prevent fingernail biting)
- Four-part harmony unaccompanied singing is called: Bus stop; Chip shop; Sweetshop; or Barbershop? Barbershop (from English 16-17th century custom of singing among customers waiting in barbers - encouraged by barbers, who commonly provided a lute player, so ironically barbershop singing was originally accompanied by an instrument..)
- A cloven foot (of cows, sheep, goats, etc) has how many toes or grounded hoof parts: One; Two; Three; or Four? Two
- 'Heavy Water' (deuterium oxide) contains a high percentage of Deuterium, an isotope of: Hydrogen; Carbon; Gold; or Lead? Hydrogen
- Based on fact, a penguin was introduced to the 2016 sequel celebrating 90 years of: Peter Pan; Winnie-the-Pooh; The Simpsons; or Tarzan? Winnie-the-Pooh (Christopher Robin actually had a toy penguin..)
- Yggdrasil (or Yggdrasill) is a vast mythical tree that connects the nine worlds in (What?) ancient belief system: Norse; Hinduism; Catholicism; or Jehovah's Witnesses? Norse
- The Pietà refers to an artwork, typically a sculpture, featuring (Who?) in the lap of (Who?): Cleopatra; Jesus; Mary; Caesar; or Joseph? Jesus in the lap of Mary
- The Bay of Biscay is formed by the North and West coasts respectively of which two of: Morocco; Spain; Algeria; France; or Italy? Spain and France
- The first famously cloned sheep of 1996, named after a country singer was: Hank; Dolly; Patsy; or Tammy? Dolly (because the sheep was cloned from mammary cells)
- Which of these elements has a single letter symbol not found in its name: Carbon; Potassium; Hydrogen; Oxygen? Potassium (K - from modern Latin kalium - the symbols for Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen are C, H and O)
- Snatch, Clean, and Jerk feature in: Basketball; Weightlifting; Ten-pin bowling; or Morris dancing? Weightlifting
- Which one of these is not typically part of the popular Chinese 'Qigong' life system: Posture; Movement; Singing; Breathing; Meditation? Singing
- A small group of marine animals is called a: Dod; Hod; Mod; Pod; Nod; Rod; Tod; Cod; Yod; Wod; or Zod? Pod
- Sirius (the Dog Star) is the (What?) star in the Earth's night sky: Oldest; Brightest; Fastest; or Biggest? Brightest
- The Pangaea (or Pangea) refers to (What?) Continental singularity development: Language; Government; Race; or Landmass? Landmass (the Pangaea is a supercontinent that existed between 175-300m years ago, before splitting into the continents we know today)
- Chinese scholarly writer/translator Guo Pu (AD276-324) is considered the father of what popular ancient concept, literally 'wind-water': Yin-Yang; Kung-Fu; Fengshui; or Acupuncture? Fengshui
- The markings on a cricket pitch are called: Creases; Folds; Cuts; or Strokes? Creases
- A gigolo is a: Ventriloquist; Ice-cream salesman; Male escort; or Bicycle bell? Male escort (for a woman, derived from 1920s traditional French meaning of woman's male dancing partner)
- Hemostasis/haemostasis is a biological process which causes (What?) to stop: Breathing; Bleeding; Eating; or Living? Bleeding
- The demonym of what iconic US city punningly suggests abstinence from animal products: Los Angeles; Las Vegas; Nashville; or San Francisco? Las Vegas (a person of Las Vegas is a Las Vegan - a vegan does not use/eat animal products)
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