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General knowledge questions

What was Mohammad Ali`s birth name?   
Cassius Clay

Who is the presenter of the Weakest Link? 
Anne Robinson

How many dots are there in total on a pair of dice?  
42

Who played Basil Fawlty in `Fawlty Towers`?  
John Cleese

In a game of chess, what is the only piece able to jump over other pieces? 
Knight

At which racecourse is the Derby and the Oaks traditionally run?  
Epsom

Who had a hit single with `Crocodile Rock` in 1972?  
Elton John

A.A. Milne is most famous for creating which Bear?   
Winnie the Pooh

`Question or Nominate` was a phrase commonly heard on which UK TV quiz show?  
Fifteen-to-one

Which two colours are Dennis the Menace`s jumper?  
Red and Black

Who is the author of the `Harry Potter` books?  
J K Rowling

The name of which football club is an anagram of `Red Admiral`?  
Real Madrid

In the TV show `Fawlty Towers` from which city does the waiter Manuel hail?  
Barcelona

What is the furthest planet from the sun?  
Pluto

How many red balls are used in a game of snooker?   
15

How many sides has an octagon?  
Eight

What is the name of the coloured part of an eye?  
The iris

In which famous film would first have come across the character of Dorothy Gale?  
The Wizard Of Oz

Who played Jerry in the film `Jerry McGuire`?  
Tom Cruise

How many strings are on a violin?  
4

Who was the lead singer in The Police?   
Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Which part of the body would be treated by a chiropodist?  
Feet

What was the hunchback of Notre Dame`s name?   
Quasimodo

Which animal is associated with the beginning of an MGM film?  
A lion

In snooker, what colour is the ball that begins a game in the centre of the table?  
Blue

In which month of 1929 did the St Valentines Day massacre take place?  
February

Which actress played the title role in the 1990 film `Pretty Woman`?  
Julia Roberts

How many legs does an insect have?   
Six

What is the chemical symbol for Hydrogen?   
H

In the Australian TV series, what type of animal was `Skippy`?   
Kangaroo

Which famous person in history rode a horse called Black Bess?  
Dick Turpin

What is the name of the city in which The Simpsons live?  
Springfield

Who had a number one in 1960 called `Only The Lonely`?  
Roy Orbison

What is the longest river in the world?   
The Nile

What is the name of the poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair?  
Full house

Which cartoon show included characters called Thelma and Shaggy?  
Scooby Doo

What colour is the circle on the Japanese flag?   
Red

Who played the title role in the 1960 film `Spartacus`?  
Kirk Douglas

What is the normal colour of the gem sapphire? Red, Green or Blue?   
Blue

Who had a number one hit in 1984 with `Hello`?  
Lionel Richie

What was snow whites coffin made of ? 
Glass

Which ear did vincent Van Gogh partially cut off ? 
Left

Which animal provides the blood for black pudding ? 
Pig

What was the last UK no1 for the super group Abba ?  
Super Trooper

Which lagers name is translated as lions brew  ? 
Lowenbrau

What colour is the car on monopolys free parking space  ? 
Red

What combines with a tia maria to make a Tia Moo Moo ?  
Milk

Was shirley temple 21 25 or 29 when she made her last film in 1949  ? 
21

Which 2 of the 7 dwarfs names do not end witn the letter Y 
Doc and Bashful

What was Mrs Fawltys Christian name in the TV series fawlty towers  ? 
Sybil

What is the name of Cluedos colonel  ? 
Mustard

What group had their first uk hit with three times a lady ?  
Commodores

What in horse racing terms are a jockeys hat and shirt called? 
Silks

Who did monica marry in the tv series friends  ? 
Chandler Muriel Bing

What colour is the center stripe on the german flag, Red, Black or Gold  ? 
Red

Who taught Eliza Dolittle to be a lady  ? 
Professor Henry Higgins

Which is the closet planet to the sun to have a moon  ? 
Earth

Who were the 2 British prime ministers of the 1970s ? 
Wilson and Heath

Where sitting on his suitcase was Paddington bear found  ? 
Paddington station

What is the perdominant colour of a harrods carrier bag  ? 
Green

Which US state exports the most wine  ? 
California

In the magic roundabout what kind of creature was Brian  ? 
Snail

Who were  Larry, Curly and Mo better known as  ? 
The Three Stooges

Which sport gives competitors three goes at the Snatch  ? 
Weightlifting

What type of bank keeps its deposits at minus 196 degrees centigrade ?  
Sperm bank

How many feathers feature in the Prince of Wales coat of arms  ? 
Three

Which soccer club began life as Newton Heath  ? 
Manchester united

What is the chemical formula for adams ale  ? 
H20

How many events are there in a decathlon ? 
10
What make of motor car was the Dolomite  ? 
Triumph

Which children`s television show featured the characters of George, Zippy and Bungle ? 
Rainbow

In Greek legend, who turned everything he touched into gold ? 
Midas

When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for ?  
Road Traffic Accident

In which film did Roy Scheider play a sheriff and Richard Dreyfus a marine biologist ? 
Jaws

With which football club would you associate the Toon Army    
Newcastle United

Who is the animated star of the computer game Tomb Raider? 
Lara Croft

What was Sarah, the Duchess of York`s maiden name ? 
Ferguson

What word is used to describe a group of ants ?  
Colony

Who starred in the film `Enter The Dragon` ? 
Bruce Lee

Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the Fishes ?  
Pisces

 

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