Monday, 18 August 2008

General Knowledge #22

  1. Which American computer company developed the first word processor in 1965?
  2. How many days after Halloween is Bonfire Night?
  3. Who was replaced as German Chancellor in 1998 after 16 years in power?
  4. If a female pig is called a sow, what is a male pig?
  5. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
  6. Which Mediterranean country’s flag shows a gold map of an island with two Olive branches underneath?                                                         
  7. Bracken is a variety of which type of plant?
  8. The Adi Granth is the holy book of which religion?
  9. Which comedy duo’s fan club is named ‘Sons of the desert’?
  10.  What is the common name for the Abominable Snowman?
  11. Which series of novels about a family was written by John Galsworthy?
  12.  What did the American Earl Tupper invent?
  13.  What were first installed on 21 dangerous roads in West London in October 1992?
  14.  Which German city, firebombed in 1945, is associated with fine porcelain?
  15.  Which early comedy film star died on Xmas Day 1977?
For the answers, swipe below:

  1. IBM
  2. 5 Days
  3. Helmut Khol
  4. Boar
  5. Omega
  6. Cyprus
  7. Fern
  8. Sikhism
  9. Laurel & Hardy
  10. Yeti
  11. The Forsythe Saga
  12. Tupperware
  13. Speed Cameras
  14. Dresden
  15. Charlie Chaplin
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