Pot Luck – General Knowledge 23 (44 Questions)

Pot Luck 23 - General Knowledge

  1. Which England cricketer was ”player of the tournament in the 2010 T20 World Cup?
  2. What malleable metal alloy, comprised mainly of tin, was used from the ancient Egyptian period to the Middle Ages for decorative metal items and tableware?
  3. In 1916 which American become the world`s first billionaire?
  4. What name did George Foreman give to all five of his sons?
  5. Which product derived its name from the French for ‘velvet hook?
  6. If the mother of a liger is a tiger, then what is its father?
  7. In 1956, which American became Princess of Monaco?
  8. At the beginning of the 17th century, what did Pope Clement VIII declare to be ‘the devil’s drink’?
  9. What is it about a rat’s constitution that makes them particularly susceptible to poison?
  10. What does BCC stand for when sending an email?
  11. On what in New York did James’ Giant Peach land?
  12. Which mythological creature is found on the Vauxhall Motors logo?
  13. Which famous television cook has a stake in Norwich City?
  14. Which British version of the TV show known in some countries as the ‘Lion’s Arena’, ‘Shark Tank’, or ‘Money Tigers’?
  15. What was the registration plate on Lady Penelope’s pink car in `Thunderbirds`?
  16. Which of the seven dwarfs is the only one that never speaks?
  17. Who was the first American actor to be nominated for Emmy Awards for portraying the same character on 3 different shows?
  18. In 1936, Sergei Prokofiev wrote a musical composition with which an orchestra illustrates a narrator telling which children’s story?
  19. Which actor played the infamous political antihero who had lines such as “Please could you take this note, ram it up his hairy inbox and pin it to his f*@king prostate.” and “Feet off the furniture you Oxbridge tw@t, you’re not on a punt now.”?
  20. What superseded Coca-Cola as the best known brand name in the world in 1996?
  21. Who picked a peck of pickled peppers?
  22. In Friends, how many divorces did Ross have?
  23. Appearing in the book The Little White Bird, or Adventures in Kensington Gardens, which character later became the subject of other books and numerous films, including a 1953 Disney movie?
  24. How many different scoring areas are there on a dartboard?
  25. Which composer of Swan Lake was so affected by stage fight that, in his guest conductor appearances, he was known to hold his hand on his head through fear it would become “detached from his body”?
  26. Which US president shares his name with synonym for ‘ruff’ in the game of Bridge?
  27. Dom Perignon was the first person to put what in a bottle?
  28. Which word, often used to describe a smell, comes from the Latinto be sharply painful“?
  29. What amazing name was given to baby girls more than any other in England and Wales in 2007?
  30. The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Little Mermaid were written at the ‘hand’ of which prolific author?
  31. Who named his daughter Olympia Lightning?
  32. According to the Forbes 2010 List of The Richest Fictional People, which ten-year-old film character was at third?
  33. James is five. Henry is three. Edward is two. Who is one?
  34. Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, … ?
  35. What month of the year has 28 days?
  36. What has a Head and a Tail yet no Body?
  37. What city is 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat and 2/4 goat?
  38. What is full of holes yet still holds water?
  39. What invention allows you to you look right through a wall?
  40. The more of this there is, the less you see. What is it?
  41. In 2019, who was named by Forbes as the youngest “self-made billionaire ever”?
  42. What is notable about the word ‘almost’?
  43. Which Cook arranged his first ‘excursion’ in 1841, taking five hundred people on a tarin to Loughborough?
  44. When the head teacher makes a moral stand.

Quiz Answers

  1. Kevin Pietersen
  2. Pewter
  3. John D Rockefeller
  4. George (Crazy)
  5. Velcro
  6. Lion
  7. Grace Kelly
  8. Coffee
  9. They cannot vomit
  10. Blind carbon copy
  11. The spike of the Empire State Building
  12. Griffin
  13. Delia Smith
  14. Dragons Den
  15. FAB 1
  16. Dopey
  17. Kelsey Grammer (Cheers, Frasier and Wings)
  18. Peter and The Wolf
  19. Peter Capaldi, playing Malcolm Tucker in In the Thick of It
  20. McDonalds
  21. Peter Piper
  22. Three (Carol, Emily, Rachel)
  23. Peter Pan
  24. 82
  25. Pyotr (Peter) Tchaikovsky
  26. Trump
  27. A cork
  28. Pungent, from the Latin pungere
  29. Grace
  30. Hans Christian Andersen
  31. Usain Bolt
  32. Richie Rich
  33. Thomas the Tank Engine (engine numbers)
  34. Epsilon
  35. All of Them
  36. A Coin
  37. Chicago
  38. A Sponge
  39. A Window
  40. Darkness
  41. Kylie Jenner
  42. It is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order
  43. Thomas Cook
  44. Principal

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