Test Your General Knowledge

The ‘Not In The Ballroom Quiz’ for July, devised by Helen Fellows, has 20 general knowledge questions this month.

If you think you know more than half of them (no cheating now), send your score to info@unlockingwarwick.org and we will post the answers and declare a winner in a week’s time on 8th July.  There are no prizes – you’ll just have the satisfaction of being the Unlocking Warwick Quiz Champion. 

Here goes:

  1. Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities. What are the two cities?
  2. Which Italian city is usually credited as the birthplace of the pizza?
  3. What is the largest landlocked country in the world by size?
  4. What is the only American state that consists of just one syllable?
  5. Which country was the first to give women the vote in 1893?
  6. Which city hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics?
  7. The Troubles in Northern Ireland were brought to an end in 1998 with the signing of which document?
  8. Who is CEO of Tesla?
  9. Who is the only musician ever to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
  10. What was the name of Cliff Richard’s backing group during the 60s?
  11. Who was James Bond immediately before Daniel Craig?
  12. Which film won the Golden Raspberry Award for worst film of 2019?
  13. What is pyrophobia?
  14. Which planet has the most moons?
  15. Where is the smallest bone in the human body located?
  16. What is Japanese Saki made from?
  17. A methuselah holds the equivalent of how many bottles of wine? Six, eight or ten?
  18. Which ingredient is included in food in a Florentine style?
  19. What is the most sold flavour of Walker’s Crips?
  20. Which of the following numbers is a prime number? 12 – 15 – 17 – 21 – 27.

Good luck everyone. With our monthly social get-together ‘In The Ballroom’ suspended for the time being, Helen will produce a quiz at the beginning of each month for everyone to try at home for fun.