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General Knowledge Quiz


  1. Which famous novel features two fictional islands called Lilliput and Blefuscu?

  2. Which planet takes around 3 Earth months to orbit the Sun?

  3. What is a synonym?

  4. The Northwest Passage is a sea route that connects which two oceans?

  5. What is the only mammal on Earth that can actively fly?

  6. What is the tallest building in America?

  7. What song was released in 1964 and begins with the lyrics, 'Hello Darkness my old friend, I've come to talk with you again'?

  8. Can you place the following fractions in order beginning with the smallest first: 6/9, 1/2, 7/8, 3/5?

  9. Who is known as the world's fastest 1000m sprinter?

  10. The Harmon Trophy is a set of three international trophies awarded annually to the world's most outstanding what?

  1. What the longest country in South American?

  2. Who did Adolf Hitler succeed as President of Germany?

  3. What is the title of Louisa May Alcott's 1868 children's novel based on the lives of four sisters?

  4. Can you unscramble the following letters to reveal a word that means quiet: LISTEN?

  5. What is the name of the character played by Keira Knightley in the 2005 movie Pride and Prejudice?

  6. Good Friday commemorates which important event in the life of Jesus?

  7. What part of a bird of prey is known as a talon?

  8. Which one of the following numbers is a prime number: 12, 15, 17, 21, 27?

  9. What is the name of the famous fountain visited by three women in the 1954 film 'Three Coins in a Fountain'?

  10. On which Hawaiian Island did the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbour occur?