Saturday October 22 2022, General Knowle ...

Saturday October 22 2022, General Knowledge Quiz

Oct 22, 2022

General Knowledge Saturday

A progressively harder Saturday quiz for you today. It starts off fairly easy, but does get trickier…so be warned.

QUESTIONS

1. What word helps a computer link to the internet and is also a wood working tool?

2. Who was the Scottish driver who won the World Rally Championship three times with Subaru and who was tragically killed alongside his son and two family friends in a helicopter crash in 2007?

3. Florence and Fred is the fashion brand associated with which supermarket chain in the UK?

4. Which electronics company introduced the Saturn video games console in the 1990’s?

5. How does a sailor become a ‘Son of Neptune’ or a ‘Shellback’?

6. What is the largest city in Syria by population?

7. The phrase, ‘Making the beast with two backs’ was made famous after appearing in which Shakespeare play?

8. The first FIFA World Cup took place in 1930 with Uruguay winning, but who were the runners up?

9. Jupiter is the main fire engine in the children’s TV show, Fireman Sam, but what town’s fire station is it set in?

10. ‘World in Union’ is the theme for the Rugby World Cup, but which composition is it based upon?

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ANSWERS

1. What word helps a computer link to the internet and is also a wood working tool?
ROUTER

2. Who was the Scottish driver who won the World Rally Championship three times with Subaru and who was tragically killed alongside his son and two family friends in a helicopter crash in 2007?
COLIN McRAE

3. Florence and Fred is the fashion brand associated with which supermarket chain in the UK?
TESCO (F&F)

4. Which electronics company introduced the Saturn video games console in the 1990’s?
SEGA

5. How does a sailor become a ‘Son of Neptune’ or a ‘Shellback’?
CROSSING THE EQUATOR FOR THE FIRST TIME

6. What is the largest city in Syria by population?
ALEPPO

7. The phrase, ‘Making the beast with two backs’ was made famous after appearing in which Shakespeare play?
OTHELLO (Lago: ‘I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter and the Moor are now making the beast with two backs.’)

8. The first FIFA World Cup took place in 1930 with Uruguay winning, but who were the runners up?
ARGENTNA

9. Jupiter is the main fire engine in the children’s TV show, Fireman Sam, but what town’s fire station is it set in?
PONTYPANDY

10. ‘World in Union’ is the theme for the Rugby World Cup, but which composition is it based upon?
HOLST’S PLANETS SUITE

 

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