A Tough General Knowledge Quiz

A Tough General Knowledge Quiz

May 03, 2023

Tough General Knowledge Quiz

QUESTIONS

1. Formed in 2002 in Sheffield, which English band consisted originally of Alex Turner, Matt Helders and Andy Nicholson?

2. Oloroso is a fortified wine from which country?

3. In which city did Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building which killed 168 people and injured over 680 others?

4. What did an eagle drop on the head of the Greek tragedian, Aeschylus, killing him instantly?

5. In Frasier, what was the name of Frasier’s sister-in-law who was originally married to the long suffering Niles Crane before their divorce in 1998?

6. What city’s airport in the USA has the most annual passengers with over 75 million travellers?

7. What unit of measurement, now obsolete, was the distance a person was said to be able to walk in one hour?

8. Mary Arden born between 1536-38 was the mother of which famous person?

9. Centre Parcs originated in which European country in 1968?

10. What is the name of the bridge which separates Denmark and Sweden and was the setting for the gritty Scandinavian crime drama, ‘The Bridge’?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Formed in 2002 in Sheffield, which English band consisted originally of Alex Turner, Matt Helders and Andy Nicholson?
THE ARCTIC MONKEYS

2. Oloroso is a fortified wine from which country?
SPAIN

3. In which city did Timothy McVeigh set off a bomb in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building which killed 168 people and injured over 680 others?
OKLAHOMA CITY

4. What did an eagle drop on the head of the Greek tragedian, Aeschylus, killing him instantly?
TURTLE or TORTOISE

5. In Frasier, what was the name of Frasier’s sister-in-law who was originally married to the long suffering Niles Crane before their divorce in 1998?
MARIS

6. What city’s airport in the USA has the most annual passengers with over 75 million travellers?
ATLANTA (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)

7. What unit of measurement, now obsolete, was the distance a person was said to be able to walk in one hour?
LEAGUE

8. Mary Arden born between 1536-38 was the mother of which famous person?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

9. Centre Parcs originated in which European country in 1968?
THE NETHERLANDS

10. What is the name of the bridge which separates Denmark and Sweden and was the setting for the gritty Scandinavian crime drama, ‘The Bridge’?
ORESUND BRIDGE

 

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