A Testing General Knowledge Quiz - 08 Oc ...

A Testing General Knowledge Quiz - 08 Oct 2022

Oct 08, 2022

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE SATURDAY
10 testing questions to get the old grey matter working this Saturday.

QUESTIONS

1. Which Japanese martial arts uses shinai (bamboo sword) and bogu (armour) and has a name which means ‘Way of the Sword’?

2. In the music and electronics world, what does ADC stand for? Hint – A microphone connected to a computer can be classed as ADC equipment?

3. Which actress starred opposite Tom Cruise in both ‘Vanilla Sky’ (2001) and ‘Knight and Day’ (2010)?

4. Who wrote ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’?

5. Which museum battleship was in service from 1944-1992, was the site of the official Japanese surrender and is found at Pearl Harbour as a memorial to the attack during WWII?

6. Which number in bingo caller’s parlance is ‘Winnie the Pooh’, although some may say it should be ‘The Meaning of Life’?

7. On the Royal Standard as used in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, how many lions are shown?

8. Who was sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia on 23 May 2022?

9. Which UK based fashion house for men was formed in 1963 by Arthur Benjamin Sugarman and was the style which defined the Mods during the late 60’s – 80’s?

10. Britannia Royal Naval College provides training for Royal Naval officers, but in which town is it found?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Which Japanese martial arts uses shinai (bamboo sword) and bogu (armour) and has a name which means ‘Way of the Sword’?
KENDO

2. In the music and electronics world, what does ADC stand for? Hint – A microphone connected to a computer can be classed as ADC equipment?
ANALOGUE TO DIGITAL CONVERTER

3. Which actress starred opposite Tom Cruise in both ‘Vanilla Sky’ (2001) and ‘Knight and Day’ (2010)?
CAMERON DIAZ

4. Who wrote ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’?
OSCAR WILDE

5. Which museum battleship was in service from 1944-1992, was the site of the official Japanese surrender and is found at Pearl Harbour as a memorial to the attack during WWII?
USS MISSOURI

6. Which number in bingo caller’s parlance is ‘Winnie the Pooh’ although some may say it should be, ‘The Meaning of Life’?
42

7. On the Royal Standard as used in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, how many lions are shown?
SEVEN (The first and fourth quadrants show the three lions of England, the second quadrant features the rampant lion of Scotland and the third quadrant is the golden harp of Ireland)

8. Who was sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia on 23 May 2022?
ANTHONY ALBANESE

9. Which UK based fashion house for men was formed in 1963 by Arthur Benjamin Sugarman and was the style which defined the Mods during the late 60’s – 80’s?
BEN SHERMAN

10. Britannia Royal Naval College provides training for Royal Naval officers, but in which town is it found?
DARTMOUTH

 

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