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General Knowledge

50 randomly selected General Knowledge questions for quizmasters.

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1.What single word can describe a group of native Americans, a large Pacific salmon, or a type of helicopter?
2.Name any four of the eight EU member countries who do not use the Euro as their currency.
3.What 'P' describes a sentence that makes use of all the letters of the alphabet?
4.In Roman numerals, what does the letter 'L' represent?
5.Established in May 1960 by Norway and Switzerland to establish a common market between themselves and EU countries, what does the acronym EFTA stand for?
6.What is the meaning of the Latin phrase, Caveat emptor?
7.What 'L' describes a fabric made by interweaving silk or other yarn with metallic threads?
8.Which country's official currency was the kroon before it adopted the Euro in January 2011?
9.What percentage of gold does 18 carat gold contain?
10.Who is the reigning Queen of Denmark?
11.What popular game features a character named "Boddy" in North America and "Black" in most other English speaking countries?
12."Famous Potatoes" is the slogan on vehicle license plates issued in what U.S. state?
13.What letter comes next in this sequence?
Z, X, C, V, B, N, _?
14.To the nearest whole number, how many grams are there in an avoirdupois ounce?
15.What famous couple nickname themselves Fred and Gladys?
16.Of what country is TAP the flag-carrying airline?

17.In Greek mythology, who beheaded Medusa, the snake-haired Gorgon, and used her head as a weapon?
18.What number on the Beaufort Scale represents Hurricane Force conditions?
19.Still often referred to by her maiden name, Kate Middleton, since her marriage to Prince William, her official title has been Catherine, Duchess of ________? (fill in the blank)
20.Of which country is Avianca the flag-carrying airline?
21.In Greek mythology, who is described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair?
22.What letter is represented by a single dot in Morse code?
23.In a standard game of Monopoly, what is the sum of the number of Community Chest squares on the board, plus the number of dice used, plus the amount for passing Go, plus the number of Utility squares, plus the number of Railway squares.
24.In the United States, what is the female equivalent of a fraternity?
25.Giuseppe is the Italian equivalent of what English boy's name?
26.What 'K' describes a sailing craft with two masts, the forward mast being larger than the aft mast?
27.What West African country is the world's largest producer of cocoa?
28.Translating into English as "our thing", what is the Italian term for the Mafia?
29.JVC first launched the VHS format in September 1976. What does VHS stand for?
30.What does a graphologist study?
31.What comes next in the following sequence: Blue, Black, Red, Yellow, ______?
32.What is the birth surname of Pope Francis?

33.How many different letters are used in the modern system of Roman numerals?
34.With how many checkers does each player start a game of backgammon?
35.What 'O' is Australian slang for a rough and uncultivated Aussie male?
36.What was the original name of Ralph Lauren's clothing brand?
37.In draughts or checkers, what name is given to a promoted piece, marked by placing an additional piece on top of the first man, that can move backwards or forwards?
38.According to Forbes Billionaires 2018, published on 6th March 2018, with an estimated worth of $112 billion, who is the richest person in the world?
39.In Greek mythology, who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool, staring at it until he died?
40.What former U.S. president's birth name was William Jefferson Blythe III?
41.What do the initials DB stand for in Aston Martin car models?
42.In the card game Baccarat, what is the highest total a hand can have?
43.Which letter of the Greek alphabet is this?
44.In skin products, what does the abbreviation SPF stand for?
45.For which country was Sabena the national airline before becoming bankrupt in November 2001?
46.In U.S. law enforcement, what does SWAT stand for?
47.What was Germany's Red Army Faction commonly known as, named after its two founders?
48.If you ask for directions in South Africa you may be told to "turn right at the robot". What is a 'robot'?
49.What does the 'V' in R.S.V.P. stand for?
50.Hun Sen has served as Prime Minister of what country since 1985?

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