Multiple Choice Mixed Bag

Multiple Choice Mixed Bag

Nov 10, 2022

Multiple Choice General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Here are 15 questions from the final round of the O Xondros kai O Lignos Quiz of 09 November 2022.

Can you beat the highest score at the quiz of 12 points?

QUESTIONS

1. In ‘Toy Story’ what was the name of the boy whose toys come alive?

a) Chuck

b) Andy

c) Kyle

d) Daniel

 

2. According to the proverb, who is not recognised in their own land?

a) A fool

b) A poor man

c) A prophet

d) A rich man

 

3. Who killed Martin Luther King in 1968?

a) James Earl Ray

b) John Wilkes Booth

c) Sirhan Sirhan

d) Mark David Chapman

 

4. What type of creatures were Benjy and Laska who were sent into space by the USA in 1958?

a) Chimpanzees

b) Cats

c) Dogs

d) Mice

 

5.  In PGA golf what is the maximum time allowed to search for a ‘lost’ ball?

a) 2 minute

b) 15 minutes

c) 5 minutes

d) There is no time limit

 

6. How many finger holes are on the front of a standard musical recorder?

a) 5

b) 7

c) 9

d) 11

 

7. Which author is behind the fictional Inspector Salvo Montalbano?

a) Umberto Eco

b) Louis de Bernieres

c) Elena Ferrante

d) Andrea Camilleri

  

8. Which politician in 1973 said, ‘I don’t think there will be a woman PM in my lifetime’?

a) Harold Wilson

b) Tony Benn

c) Jill Knight

d) Margaret Thatcher

9.  The astronomical unit of distance (au) is between which two objects?

a) Earth and the Sun

b) Earth and the Moon

c) Sun and Pluto

d) Sun and Andromeda

 

10.  What Stephen King novella was the movie, ‘Stand By Me’ based on?

a) The Outsider

b) The Running Man

c) The Long Walk

d) The Body

11. In which country is the Marlborough wine region?

a) England

b) New Zealand

c) Australia

d) South Africa


12. Which of these characters was not a member of The A Team?

a) Mr T

b) Hannibal Smith

c) Murdoch

d) Templeton Peck


13. In 1971, astronaut Alan Sheppard became the only person in the world to ever do what ?

a) Space Walk

b) Circle the moon twice

c) Eject safely from a rocket

d) Play golf on the Moon

 

14.  In 1974 which group released the album, ‘Crime of the Century’?

a) Supertramp

b) Queen

c) Fleetwood Mac

d) Creedence Clearwater Revival

 

 15. Which movement published ‘The Truth that Leads to Eternal Life’??

a) Church of Scientology

b) Jehovah’s Witnesses

c) Mormons

d) Quakers

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ANSWERS

1. b. ANDY

2. c. PROPHET

3. a. JAMES EARL RAY

4. d. MICE

5. c. 5 MINUTES

6. b. SEVEN

7. d. ANDREA CAMILLERI

8. d. MARGARET THATCHER

9. a. EARTH AND THE SUN

10. d. THE BODY

11. b. NEW ZEALAND

12. a. MR T – BA BARACUS

13. d. PLAY GOLF ON THE MOON

14. a. SUPERTRAMP

15. b. JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

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