General Knowledge 13

Round 1 Questions

  1. Who had the first No 1 with “Unchained Melody”?
  2. Which rogue trader brought about the downfall of Barings Bank?
  3. played Hercule Poirot in the 2017 version of “Murder on the Orient Express”?
  4. In which country is the Dordogne?
  5. kind of creature is a natterjack?
  6. West Bay in Dorset was the location for which TV drama series?
  7.  Which cricket team plays home county games at Edgbaston?
  8. How is the letter S represented in morse code?
  9. If something is Cantonese which country does it come from?
  10. Where did Elizabeth Fry disappear from in 2017?

Round 1 Answers

  1. Jimmy Young
  2. Nick Leeson
  3. Keneth Branagh
  4. France
  5. A toad
  6. Broadchurh
  7. Warwickshire
  8. Dot dot dot
  9. China
  10. The five-pound note

Round 2 Questions

  1. What is the background color of motorway signs?
  2. In which resort was “Fawlty Towers” set?
  3. Orthodontics involves what parts of the body?
  4. In China what was the color of Chairman Mao’s “little book”?
  5. In which film does Professor Higgins appear?
  6. How many ribs does a human have?
  7. Zen is a form of what type of religion?
  8. What does a pathologist study?
  9. In which European country is Malmo?
  10.   What name is given to a book in which a sea captain charts events on a voyage?

Round 2 Answers

  1. Blue
  2. Torquay
  3. The teeth
  4. Red
  5. My Fair Lady
  6.  24
  7. Buddhism
  8. Diseases
  9. Sweden
  10.  Log

Round 3 Questions

  1.  What type of pet animal can be Chinchilla or Dutch?
  2. What is the longest word that appears in the film “Mary Poppins”?
  3. On the road, what does a red circular sign with a white band across it mean.? ‘
  4. In which city is the Doge’s Palace?
  5. In the past, what was an Iron Horse?
  6. Buff Orpingtons and Plymouth Rocks are types of what?
  7. Which city in North Wales has the name of a Welsh saint?
  8. In which sport is the Curtis Cup awarded?
  9. Which canal takes food through your body?
  10. In which sport is a double yellow spot ball used by advanced players?

Round 3 Answers

  1. Rabbit
  2. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius
  3. No entry
  4. Venice
  5. Steam locomotive
  6. Chickens
  7. St Asaph
  8. Golf
  9. Alimentary
  10. Squash