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quizballs 479 - free general knowledge quiz - questions and answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- A skink is a: Bird; Lizard; Insect; or All-black skunk? Lizard
- Phloem, rays, and cork cambrian are features of a tree's: Leaves; Fruit; Trunk; or Roots? Trunk (or the stem of certain plants)
- The gravitational effect of (What?) determines Earth's maritime high/low/neap tides: Sun; Moon; Mars; or Clouds? Moon
- Our hepatic portal vein connects which two of: Legs; Intestines; Liver; Brain; or Eyes? Intestines and Liver
- The Lux is the SI Unit of intensity of: Air-pressure; Sterility; Illumination; or Softness? Illumination
- The New Model Army was led by: Oliver Cromwell; Adolf Hitler; Naomi Campbell; or Elvis Costello? Oliver Cromwell
- Name the Cypriot mythological sculptor (and famous George Bernard Shaw play) who fell in love with a statue he carved? Pygamalion
- The global non-profit organization founded by lawyer Clive Stafford Smith that fights extreme human rights abuse and the death penalty is called: Release; Review; Relieve; or Reprieve? Reprieve
- Krill is/are: Fish; Crustaceans; Seaweed; or Eggs? Crustaceans
- What word means complex administration and systemic governance, from French 'office'? Bureaucracy (incidentally from 'baize' cover of writing desks, from earlier Greek words for red/brown)
- Removing the husk/pod/calyx from a fruit is called: Hulling; Skulling; Pulling; or Bulling? Hulling
- Floccinauccinihilipilification means 'estimating something as (What?)': Very big; Very old; Worthless; or Indescernable gender? Worthless (from a rule in the Eton Latin Grammar textbook)
- Bimalleolar and Triplane fractures are types of broken: Ankle; Crockery; Promise; or Heart? Ankle
- The disease diptheria affects the: Nose and throat; Stomach; Nervous system; or Skin? Nose and throat
- The traditional shouted warning that a cut tree is about to fall is: Lumber!; Under!; Timber!; or Four! Timber!
- Drapery, columns, straw, and flowstone are natural mineral features of: Volcanoes; Caves; Mountains; or Glaciers? Caves
- What is a popular suffix for a scandal or cover-up, originating in 1974 USA? Gate (after investigation of the Watergate burglary/corruption and subsequent resignation of President Nixon 1974)
- What famous toxic oily addictive liquid (C10H14N2) turns brown on exposure to air? Nicotine
- Helmut Kohl and Erich Honecker led which divided nation(s) in the 1980s: Yugoslavia; Germany; Cyprus; or Russia? Germany
- Where now is the ancient civilisation region of Lydia: Mediterranean Europe; Siberian Russia; Asian Turkey; or Central America? Asian Turkey
- Snell's Law (after 1600s Dutch astronomer/mathematician Willebrord Snellius) concerns: Light; Gas; Electricity; or Personality? Light (refraction)
- Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to Lakota/other Plains American Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass is commonly called 'Whose What'? (three word answer) Custer's Last Stand
- A tonearm is found on a: Sitar; Archer; Record-player; or Yacht? Record-player
- The Greek goddess of love (meaning 'foam risen') who grew from the castrated genitals of Uranus thrown into the sea, is: Aphrodite; Eros; Venus; or Diana? Aphrodite
- Match the main ingredient each for: Taramasalata; Dolmades; Houmous - Vine leaves; Chick peas; Cod roe? Taramasalata=Cod roe, Dolmades=Vine leaves (stuffed), Houmous=Chick peas
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