A Tricky General Knowledge Quiz - 20 Sep ...

A Tricky General Knowledge Quiz - 20 Sep 2022

Sep 20, 2022

General Knowledge Quiz
This is a fairly tough mixed topic quiz today with perfect questions for quiz nights.

QUESTIONS

1. Winston Smith, a low ranking citizen of Oceania, is the main character of which novel?

2. Which US State has the nickname, ‘The Volunteer State’?

3. In ‘Pygmalion’ what is the name of the flower girl who is tutored by Professor Henry Higgins?

4. The BBBC is the governing body for which sport?

5. Which river flows through New York City?

6. How many points are awarded in Aussie Rules Football when a ‘Behind’ is scored?

7. Holy Island, off the North-East coast of England is also known by what name?

8. Who beat John McCain to win the 2008 US presidential race to the White House?

9. In the classic action-packed TV show, ‘The Professionals’, which organisation did Bodie and Doyle work for?

10. What is the name of the Israeli national intelligence organisation which was formed in December 1949 and is concerned with foreign intelligence gathering and covert operations?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Winston Smith, a low ranking citizen of Oceania, is the main character of which novel?
1984

2. Which US State has the nickname, ‘The Volunteer State’?
TENNESSEE

3. In ‘Pygmalion’ what is the name of the flower girl who is tutored by Professor Henry Higgins?
ELIZA DOOLITTLE

4. The BBBC is the governing body for which sport?
BOXING

5. Which river flows through New York City?
HUDSON RIVER

6. How many points are awarded in Aussie Rules Football when a ‘Behind’ is scored?
ONE POINT

7. Holy Island, off the North-East coast of England is also known by what name?
LINDISFARNE

8. Who beat John McCain to win the 2008 US presidential race to the White House?
BARACK OBAMA

9. In the classic action-packed TV show, ‘The Professionals’, which organisation did Bodie and Doyle work for?
CI5

10. What is the name of the Israeli national intelligence organisation which was formed in December 1949 and is concerned with foreign intelligence gathering and covert operations?
MOSSAD

 

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