General Knowledge Quiz - 18 July 2022 ...

General Knowledge Quiz - 18 July 2022

Jul 18, 2022

General Knowledge Quiz – Medium to Hard Difficulty

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QUESTIONS

1. Which political scandal with huge repercussions for a serving US president was ‘Deep Throat’ associated with?

2. What is the wax secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool bearing animals called?

3. What is the trade name for the non stick surface placed onto cooking pans?

4. In which country is the daily newspaper, ‘Le Figaro’ printed?

5. Initially worn by Teddy-Boys in the 1950’s, what name was given to the type of shoe or boot with a sharp pointed toe, which in parts of the USA are called ‘roach stompers’?

6. Who is the Roman equivalent of the Greek god, Hermes, depicted as a messenger with winged sandals?

7. What is the chemical symbol for silver?

8. The Borsa Italiana is the name of Italy’s stock exchange, but in which city is it located?

9. Which vitamin is produced in the human body when exposed to sunlight?

10. Which device is used by musicians to accurately mark the time and beat, or rhythm, of a song?

 

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ANSWERS

1. Which political scandal with huge repercussions for a serving US president was ‘Deep Throat’ associated with?
WATERGATE

2. What is the wax secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool bearing animals called?
LANOLIN

3. What is the trade name for the non stick surface placed onto cooking pans?
TEFLON

4. In which country is the daily newspaper, ‘Le Figaro’ printed?
FRANCE

5. Initially worn by Teddy-Boys in the 1950’s, what name was given to the type of shoe or boot with a sharp pointed toe, which in parts of the USA are called ‘roach stompers’?
WINKLE PICKERS

6. Who is the Roman equivalent of the Greek god, Hermes, depicted as a messenger with winged sandals?
MERCURY

7. What is the chemical symbol for silver?
Ag

8. The Borsa Italiana is the name of Italy’s stock exchange, but in which city is it located?
MILAN

9. Which vitamin is produced in the human body when exposed to sunlight?
VITAMIN D

10. Which device is used by musicians to accurately mark the time and beat, or rhythm, of a song?
METRONOME

 

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