James's Multiple Choice General Knowledge Quiz (1)

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50 Multiple Choice Questions


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  • 1. 
    Who was the third man to walk on the Moon?  
    • A. 

      Buzz Lightyear

    • B. 

      Alan Bean

    • C. 

      Pete Conrad

    • D. 

      Edgar Mitchell

  • 2. 
    In which city were the 1912 Summer Olympic Games Held?
    • A. 

      Antwerp

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      Stockholm

    • D. 

      London

  • 3. 
    Which of these singles topped the UK chart first?
    • A. 

      She Wears Red Feathers

    • B. 

      99 Red Balloons

    • C. 

      Little Red Rooster

    • D. 

      The Lady In Red

  • 4. 
    In which year did ITV make its first broadcast?
    • A. 

      1953

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1956

  • 5. 
    Which of the following African countries is largest in area?
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Madagascar

    • C. 

      Mozambique

    • D. 

      Morocco

  • 6. 
    By what name was the Wild West outlaw Harry Alonzo Longabaugh more famously known?
    • A. 

      Butch Cassidy

    • B. 

      Hopalong Cassidy

    • C. 

      Jessie James

    • D. 

      The Sundance Kid

  • 7. 
    Name the 1770 Thomas Gainsborough painting?
    • A. 

      The Red Boy

    • B. 

      The Blue Boy

    • C. 

      The Green Boy

    • D. 

      The Brown Boy

  • 8. 
    What famous London residence has the postcode SW1A 1AA?
    • A. 

      10 Downing Street

    • B. 

      The Mansion House

    • C. 

      Kensington Palace

    • D. 

      Buckingham Palace

  • 9. 
    Which of the following British Army ranks is the highest?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Brigadier

    • D. 

      Colonel

  • 10. 
    What is the title of the longest Harry Potter book?
    • A. 

      The Chamber of Secrets

    • B. 

      The Prisoner of Azkaban

    • C. 

      The Order of the Phoenix

    • D. 

      The Half-Blood Prince

  • 11. 
    How many novels did Jane Austen publish during her lifetime?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 12. 
    The London-born rapper Nathaniel Thompson uses what stage name?
    • A. 

      Beckham

    • B. 

      Neville

    • C. 

      Scholes

    • D. 

      Giggs

  • 13. 
    Which of the following countries has never competed in a FIFA World Cup?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Togo

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not the title of an Agatha Christie novel?
    • A. 

      Death on the Nile

    • B. 

      Death Comes for the Archbishop

    • C. 

      Death in the Clouds

    • D. 

      Appointment With Death

  • 15. 
    In the animated television show The Wacky Races what is the name of the car driven by Professor Pat Pending?
    • A. 

      The Creepy Coupe

    • B. 

      The Crimson Haybailer

    • C. 

      The Convert-A-Car

    • D. 

      The Compact Pussycat

  • 16. 
    In 1929 which movie was the first recipient of the  Best Picture Oscar?
    • A. 

      Westlife

    • B. 

      Wings

    • C. 

      Wizzard

    • D. 

      Wham

  • 17. 
    Which of the following American Presidents did not have a wife named Mary?
    • A. 

      William McKinley

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • D. 

      Chester A. Arthur

  • 18. 
    Which of the following American states does not have a capital beginning with the letter H?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Montana

  • 19. 
    Which of the following German composers was born first?
    • A. 

      Beethoven

    • B. 

      Bach

    • C. 

      Brahms

    • D. 

      Bruch

  • 20. 
    How is the Beano comic strip character Lord Snooty also known?
    • A. 

      Lord Snoopy

    • B. 

      Lord Odie

    • C. 

      Lord Marmaduke

    • D. 

      Lord Scooby

  • 21. 
    Which playing card is known as 'The Curse of Scotland'?
    • A. 

      9 of Spades

    • B. 

      9 of Hearts

    • C. 

      9 of Clubs

    • D. 

      9 of Diamonds

  • 22. 
    Which of the following UK rivers is the longest?
    • A. 

      Tay

    • B. 

      Tweed

    • C. 

      Tyne

    • D. 

      Trent

  • 23. 
    The name of which pasta derives from the Italian for 'turnip'?
    • A. 

      Radiatori

    • B. 

      Ravioli

    • C. 

      Rigatoni

    • D. 

      Rustiche

  • 24. 
    Who was the first woman to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award?
    • A. 

      Virginia Wade

    • B. 

      Anne Jones

    • C. 

      Anita Longsbrough

    • D. 

      Dorothy Hyman

  • 25. 
    Known for their appalling conditions, in which South American country are the notorious prisons El Rodeo and La Sabaneta?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Uruguay

    • D. 

      Venezuela

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