quiz 1322 – general knowledge (QA)

1
Which two US actors played the title roles in the 1969 film ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’? Paul Newman and Robert Redford
2
Captain James Cook began his training as a seaman in the 18th Century at which English port? Whitby
3
Which sports promoter became chairman of Leyton Orient FC in June 1995? Barry Hearne
4
How many stations are on the London Underground Victoria Line? 16
5
How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write? 154
6
In which European country is Lake Sniardwy? Poland
7
Grizzled Giant, Southern Flying and Provost’s are all types of which creature? Squirrel
8
Yeux is French for which part of the body? Eyes
9
Which analgesic occurs naturally in the bark of the cinchona tree? Quinine
10
Who directed the 1982 film ‘Gandhi’? Richard Attenborough
11
National Heroes Day is celebrated in Barbados during which month of the year? April
12
What was the first name of the inventor of the diesel engine? Rudolf (Diesel)
13
Who became British Prime Minister in October 1922? Andrew Bonar Law
14
Ankara is the capital of which country? Turkey
15
On a standard dartboard, what number lies between 7 and 8? 16
16
Which fictional bear’s favourite food is marmalade sandwiches? Paddington Bear
17
What type of creature is a cobia? Fish
18
Emelius Browne, Mr Jelk and Colonel Heller are all characters in which Disney film? Bedknobs and Broomsticks
19
What was the first name of PGT Beauregard, the first prominent general of the Confederate State Army in the American Civil War? Pierre
20
Who played the title role in the 1970 film ‘Cromwell’? Richard Harris
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