Saturday General Knowledge Quiz - 15 Oct ...

Saturday General Knowledge Quiz - 15 October 2022

Oct 15, 2022

Saturday General Knowledge Quiz

QUESTIONS

1. In which sport do you have a ‘Nightwatchman’?

2. What is the medical term for a swelling on the body caused by a build up of fluid in the affected tissue?

3. Which UK group had a Top Ten hit in 1983 with ‘The Sun and the Rain’, their last top ten hit of the 1980’s?

4. What number is the answer to 75 + 20%?

5. What is the process called where liquid is injected at high pressure into subterranean rock so as to extract oil or gas?

6. In the Samsung logo, what letter is missing a vital component?

7. From which country did the children’s characters, ‘The Moomin’s’ originate?

8. After being killed by the Greek hero Perseus, from whose blood did the great winged horse Pegasus rise?

9. What type of food is the German, lebkuchen?

10. The fishing vessel, The Orca, owned by Captain Quint, appears in which 1974 novel and its associated 1975 film?

 

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ANSWERS

1. In which sport do you have a ‘Nightwatchman’?
CRICKET

2. What is the medical term for a swelling on the body caused by a build up of fluid in the affected tissue?
OEDEMA or EDEMA

3. Which UK group had a Top Ten hit in 1983 with ‘The Sun and the Rain’, their last top ten hit of the 1980’s?
MADNESS

4. What number is the answer to 75 + 20%?
90 (20% of 75 is 15)

5. What is the process called where liquid is injected at high pressure into subterranean rock so as to extract oil or gas?
FRACKING

6. In the Samsung logo, what letter is missing a vital component?
A

7. From which country did the children’s characters, ‘The Moomin’s’ originate?
FINLAND

8. After being killed by the Greek hero Perseus, from whose blood did the great winged horse Pegasus rise?
MEDUSA (The Gorgon who could turn men to stone with a single glance)

9. What type of food is the German, lebkuchen?
CAKE, BISCUIT or COOKIE (It is a gingerbread type cake/biscuit popular at Christmas time)

10. The fishing vessel, The Orca, owned by Captain Quint, appears in which 1974 novel and its associated 1975 film?
JAWS

 

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