A Tough General Knowledge Quiz

A Tough General Knowledge Quiz

Mar 09, 2023

Before we start the quiz I must apologise for yesterday's set of questions. It appears I left out Question 9 in the quiz in the excitement of publishing it online! I must be getting old but will promise I will pay more attention in the future.

Have fun with today's quiz. This is a toughie.

TOUGH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ


These questions may be a little harder to answer than normal, but it will still be easier than climbing Pulpit's Rock as seen in the image above.

QUESTIONS

1. Where on the body specifically would someone wear a Piccadilly Creeper, Ducktail or a Frans Josef?

2. Which pop singer and actress has released 15 studio albums, 13 compilation albums, nine live albums , eleven remix albums and two box sets and is the first woman to have a Number 1 album on the Official Albums Chart in consecutive decades from the 1980’s to the 2020s?

3. ‘Arnold’s Diner’ appeared in which classic TV show?

4. Lansing is the state capital of which of the US states?

5. ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ was a film released originally in 1968 and then again in 1999. Which two actors played the role of Thomas Crown in the films? (½ point for each actor)

6. Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of which US politician?

7. Which architect designed the Basilica I Temple Expiatori de Sagrada Familia, often shortened to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, a World Heritage Site which is the largest unfinished Catholic church in the world?

8. What mode of transport has authorities which use the following acronyms; EASA, ECAC, ICAO and JAA?

9. Spain, Monaco and Slovenia all share the same national flower; what is it?

10. The Priekestolen or Pulpit’s Rock is a tourist attraction found in which country?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Where on the body specifically would someone wear a Piccadilly Creeper, Ducktail or a Frans Josef?
THE FACE (They are all types of facial hair - no points if you said the head)

2. Which pop singer and actress has released 15 studio albums, 13 compilation albums, nine live albums , eleven remix albums and two box sets and is the first woman to have a Number 1 album on the Official Albums Chart in consecutive decades from the 1980’s to the 2020s?
KYLIE MINOGUE

3. ‘Arnold’s Diner’ appeared in which classic TV show?
HAPPY DAYS (No points for The Fonz, he was a character in the show)

4. Lansing is the state capital of which of the US states?
MICHIGAN

5. ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’ was a film released originally in 1968 and then again in 1999. Which two actors played the role of Thomas Crown in the films? (½ point for each actor)
STEVE MCQUEEN (1968) – PIERCE BROSNAN (1999)

6. Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of which US politician?
VICE-PRESIDENT

7. Which architect designed the Basilica I Temple Expiatori de Sagrada Familia, often shortened to the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, a World Heritage Site which is the largest unfinished Catholic church in the world?
ANTONI GAUDI

8. What mode of transport has authorities which use the following acronyms; EASA, ECAC, ICAO and JAA?
AVIATION

9. Spain, Monaco and Slovenia all share the same national flower; what is it?
CARNATION

10. The Priekestolen or Pulpit’s Rock is a tourist attraction found in which country?
NORWAY

 

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