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quizballs 465 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- The occupational surname Wainwright refers to a maker of what? Carts (or wagons - lenient quizmasters/mistresses might accept the clever answer of Wains - which are wooden carts)
- A Kingdom Hall is a place of worship used by what religion? Jehovah's Witnesses
- Mount Teide in the Atlantic Ocean is the highest volcano of: which nation? Spain (it's on Tenerife)
- Swiss sociologist Bernard Crettaz founded the extraordinary international "(What?) Cafe" movement in Neuchâtel Switzerland in 2004, to promote understanding and dispel negativity and fear towards the subject? Death
- FBI, the US crime organization, is fully called what? Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Doritos are mainly made from: Potato; Soya; Maize; or Rice? Maize (also called corn)
- Name the famous English painter of The Hay Wain and landscapes of Dedham Vale, East Anglia, known as '(Who?) country'? Constable (John Constable)
- Mesocarp, albedo and medulla in plants/fruit are different words for (What?), used to make a type of helmet? Pith
- What word prefixes ringer, metal, bottoms, and curve to make four different terms? Bell
- Bismuth (Bi) is a: Metallic element; Gas element; Iron alloy; or Salt? Metallic element
- Scapa Flow, a body of water in the Orkney Islands off Scotland is the derivation of a Cockney Rhyming Slang expression meaning to: Kiss; Marry; Make love; or Run away? Run away (commonly spelled 'scarper' - 'Flow' rhymes with 'go' - see Cockney Rhyming Slang)
- What important ingredient of houmous is made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds? Tahini (or tanina or ardeh)
- The American Standard Code for Information Interchange is a 1960s-founded system for: Diplomacy; Computing; Interviewing; or Parenting? Computing (it is typically abbreviated and seen as ASCII)
- In business the intangible value part (especially at acquisition) of a company such as brand/reputation/relationships is called: Goodwill; Grace; Leeway; or Kudos? Goodwill
- Which Shakespeare character said: "...'Cry havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war..." ? Mark Antony (or Anthony - or Marcus Antonius - from the play Julius Caesar)
- Put these historical timescales into size order, biggest time first: Era Age Period Eon Epoch? Eon Era Period Epoch Age
- Oseltamivir, sold under the brand name Tamiflu, is an antiviral flu medication made from synthesis using extract from: Star anise; Garlic; Mint; or Honey? Star anise
- A vertical support or decoration in a window/door is called a: Scullion; Mullion; Bullion; or Yullion? Mullion
- A Lacuna is a: Shark, 1950s Ford, Asian dagger; or Gap in a manuscript? Gap in a manuscript
- Gaffer tape derives from which industry: Motion pictures; Automotive; Maritime; or Confectionery/bakery? Motion pictures (the Gaffer is responsible for lighting and electrics)
- CamelCase - alluding to humpy word shapes - has no: Capital letters; Word spaces; Vowels; or O and Z? Word spaces (instead a capital letter is used for the first letter of each word)
- A random signal, found in many communication types, e.g., a 'snow' picture on an untuned analogue TV, is generally called: Purple haze; Red mist; White noise; or Grey goose? White noise
- Secondary mineral formations called speleothems are found in: Cathedrals; Caves; Teeth; or Car-engines? Caves (eg stalactites, stalagmites, etc)
- The 1957 Treaty of Rome founded what became: NATO; EU; FIFA; or The Vatican? EU (European Union, in 1957 the EEC, European Economic Community)
- Put these brands to their products: Bryant & May, Gitanes, Shaeffer, Seagram - Writing instruments, Whiskey, Safety matches, Cigarettes? Bryant & May = Safety matches, Gitanes = Cigarettes, Shaeffer = Writing instruments, Seagram = Whiskey
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