Saturday General Knowledge Quiz - 01 Oct ...

Saturday General Knowledge Quiz - 01 October 2022

Oct 01, 2022

General Knowledge Saturday    

QUESTIONS    

1. The word, pannier, on a motorbike or bicycle is derived from a basket for carrying what?

2. What material does a tanner, currier and cordwainer traditionally work with?

3. What name is given to a facial tic or other small movement of a card player to indicate if they have a good or bad hand?

4. Beaujolais Nouveau is wine released on third Thursday of which month?

5. Originally from the Greek word for ‘chew’, the resin from which tree was the basis for modern chewing gum and industrial glues and sealants?

6. Wasabi paste is generally made from what part of the wasabi plant (Japanese Horseradish)?

7. Which Lord appeared on the, ‘Your Country Needs You’ posters during the First World War?

8. Which sport is associated with the Hipodromo de Longchamp in France?

9. Which US state capital is known as ‘The Big Pineapple’?

10. Thomas Ellis set a Guinness World Record speed in 2018 of 70.45 mph over a 100m stretch driving a motorised what?
a. Toilet
b. Sofa
c. Television Set
d. Oven

 

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ANSWERS

1. The word, pannier, on a motorbike or bicycle is derived from a basket for carrying what?
BREAD (pain is French for bread)

2. What material does a tanner, currier and cordwainer traditionally work with?
LEATHER

3. What name is given to a facial tic or other small movement of a card player to indicate if they have a good or bad hand?
TELL

4. Beaujolais Nouveau is wine released on third Thursday of which month?
NOVEMBER (It is mandated by the French Government)

5. Originally from the Greek word for ‘chew’, the resin from which tree was the basis for modern chewing gum and industrial glues and sealants?
MASTIC

6. Wasabi paste is generally made from what part of the wasabi plant (Japanese Horseradish)?
ROOT

7. Which Lord appeared on the, ‘Your Country Needs You’ posters during the First World War?
KITCHENER (He was the Secretary of State for War at the time)

8. Which sport is associated with the Hipodromo de Longchamp in France?
HORSE RACING

9. Which US state capital is known as ‘The Big Pineapple’?
HONOLULU

10. Thomas Ellis set a Guinness World Record speed in 2018 of 70.45 mph over a 100m stretch driving a motorised what?
a. Toilet
b. Sofa
c. Television Set
d. Oven

A. TOILET (And it had to be functioning. To prove this it was flushed at the end of the attempt)

 

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