General Knowledge - 27 August 2022

General Knowledge - 27 August 2022

Aug 27, 2022

General Knowledge Quiz
I think this is quite a tough quiz today…Good Luck!

QUESTIONS

1. Who first wrote the words, ‘Many a true word hath been spoken in jest’?

2. What is the fastest flying insect in the world?
a. Dragonfly
b. Great Hornet
c. Hawk Moth
d. House Fly


3. In which country was paper invented?

4. Which of the NFL football teams play their home games at Soldier Field, the oldest and smallest stadium in the league?

5. How many atoms of hydrogen are there in a molecule of water?

6. Mount Logan is the highest mountain in which country?

7. Thursday is named after which god, reminiscent of the Roman, Jupiter?

8. What is the name of the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel TV show which aired in August 2022?

9. Which UK boyband teamed up with Queen in the summer of 2000 to release, ‘We Will Rock You’?

10. Who did Donald Trump beat in the race to the White House to become US President in 2016?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Who first wrote the words, ‘Many a true word hath been spoken in jest’?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

2. What is the fastest flying insect in the world?
a. Dragonfly
b. Great Hornet
c. Hawk Moth
d. House Fly


A. DRAGONFLY (With a speed of around 35 mph)

3. In which country was paper invented?
CHINA (In use from around 100BC, but only made popular around 600AD. Egypt used papyrus around 3000BC, but this is not regarded as paper)

4. Which of the NFL football teams play their home games at Soldier Field, the oldest and smallest stadium in the league?
CHICAGO BEARS

5. How many atoms of hydrogen are there in a molecule of water?
TWO (Combined with one of oxygen – H2O)

6. Mount Logan is the highest mountain in which country?
CANADA (At 5,959m)

7. Thursday is named after which god, reminiscent of the Roman, Jupiter?
THOR (Jupiter and Thor both deal with lightning and thunder)

8. What is the name of the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel TV show which aired in August 2022?
HOUSE OF THE DRAGON

9. Which UK boyband teamed up with Queen in the summer of 2000 to release, ‘We Will Rock You’?
FIVE

10. Who did Donald Trump beat in the race to the White House to become US President in 2016?
HILARY CLINTON

 

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