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Questions - Set 138 - General Knowledge. FREE Quiz

1 EARTHY FERN (anagram of a TV sitcom)? After Henry
2 Which public school is near Godalming? Charterhouse
3 Whose theory placed the sun at the centre of the solar system? Copernicus
4 How many Nobel Prizes are awarded annually? Six
5 What word links doctor, hazel, hunt? Witch
6 Why did the burning of the Torrey Canyon oil slick shake the British public? It revealed that the RAF had napalm
7 Where is the Rosetta stone to be found? British Museum
8 Whose dictionary was published in the USA in 1828? Noah Webster (so he's the one to blame for the dodgy spelling)
9 How many tiger keepers were killed in John Aspinal's private zoo over the years? Three
10 Which of the Bronte's married the Reverend Nicholls in 1854? Charlotte (The only one of the sisters to marry)
11 Who designed Princess Margaret's engagement ring? Lord Snowdon
12 Which rodent first appeared on Desk Tops in January 1983? The mouse
13 Who discovered Christmas Island in 1777? Captain James Cook
14 What is the more common name for Xerography? Photocopying
15 Which word meaning idiot in both Spanish and Italian and was also the name of a famous sidekick? Tonto
16 Over 2% of which element is mixed with Iron to make cast iron? Carbon
17 When scarifying your lawn, what would you be removing? Moss and dead grass (etc.)
18 Which two counties in Northern Ireland begin with the letter? A Antrim and Armagh
19 Where on a woman's body would you see a bindi? Forehead it is the mark or jewel on a Hindu
20 What part of Cyrano de Bergerac's body was longer than most men's? Nose

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