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quizballs 439 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Township Jazz is a major musical style from: Mexico; South Africa; Poland; or Belgium? South Africa
- The popular Spanish native black wine-grape variety Tempranillo typically makes: Valpolicella; Rioja; Burgundy; or Beaujolais? Rioja
- A geometric two-dimensional shape with straight sides connecting as a continuous edge is a: Paragon; Tarragon; Polygon; or Flagon? Polygon
- The four pieces that start on a chessboard at A1, A8, H1 and H8 are all: Pawns; Castles; Knights; or Queens? Castles (also called Rooks)
- The famous Russian 3-stringed triangular bodied musical instrument is a: Bouzouki; Saz; Balalaika; or Ukulele? Balalaika
- A modern term for marketing that is probably too good to be true (e.g., many 'get rich quick' schemes) is: Pretty twinkling stars; Bright shiny objects; Brilliant sparkly things; or Super furry animals? Bright shiny objects
- The hugely popular Chinese website Taobao.com equates to a western combination of: Wikipedia/Craigslist; Ebay/Amazon; Twitter/Facebook; or Youtube/Snapchat? Ebay/Amazon
- The letter W is unique in the periodic table, for (What metal element?) from the mineral Wolfram, whose name is 'heavy stone' in Swedish: Ytterbium; Krypton; Tungsten; or Bismuth? Tungsten
- Considered a healthy 'superfood', edamame (pronounced 'ed-er-marmi'), are immature: Chickens; Coconuts; Soya beans; or Ants? Soya beans (in pods)
- British poet Lord Byron famously had a deformity of the: Spine; Left hand; Right foot; or Nose? Right foot (historically but not necessarily accurately interpreted as a club foot, or technically Congenital Talipes Equinovarus)
- A cantilever is a horizontally extending construction that is supported: From above; At one end only; At the middle; or By air pressure? At one end only
- Dukakis, Bush, Dole, and Kerry are all: African teas; Irish counties; Australia's highest mountains; or US Presidential election losers? US Presidential election losers
- What changed shape in 2016, having remained the same since its inception in 1908: The human DNA model; The official rugby ball; UK £5 note; or Toblerone? Toblerone (the iconic chocolate bar increased the spacing between its triangular blocks)
- The letter D turns what fruit into something wearable: Kiwi; Plum; Grape; or Banana? Banana (into bandana, a neckerchief, often worn on the head, alternatively spelled bandanna)
- Trudeau is a leading political and business family name in: France; Canada; Morocco; or Brazil? Canada
- Dowsing rods are used for: Parliamentary ceremonies; Drain clearance; Divination; or Making little glass ornaments and animals? Divination (especially finding water or minerals underground - dowsing is the hypothesized use of extrasensory perception, and usually a pair of L-shaped rods or a Y-shaped twig, which are suggested to move when 'reacting' to water or some other presence being detected by the user, or 'dowser')
- The African evergreen Rooibos (red bush) plant is used for making: Rum; Tea; Canoes; or Horses jump better? Tea (Red Bush Tea)
- What is a million divided by 40: 16,000, 72,000, 25,000, or 250,000? 25,000
- Haruki Murakami is a world-renowned Franz Kafka Prize-winning Japanese: Mountain trail; Tokyo Restaurant; Acrobat; or Novelist? Novelist
- Much the Miller's Son, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale are characters from: Treasure Island; Robin Hood: The Canterbury Tales; or A Midsummer Night's Dream? Robin Hood
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