General Knowledge

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By what name is St. Stephens Day better known?
Boxing Day
According the the nursey rhyme, what was Little Miss Muffet eating?
Curds and Whey
What is the square root of 169?
13
Where are you most likely to come across the dewey-decimal system? On a railway track, on a baseball field or in a library?
In a library
Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the Scales?
Libra
Which famous person has the first names of Orenthal James?
O J Simpson
In 2004, Fathers 4 Justice campaigner Jason Hatch caused an embarrassing security breach at Buckingham Palace dressed as who?
Batman
What is the most common surname in England?
Smith
Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the Ram?
Aries
Whose resignation eventually landed Sven Goran Ericsson the job as manager of the England football team?
Kevin Keegan
Who is the animated star of the computer game Tomb Raider?
Lara Croft
In Britain, in which month does the longest day occur?
June
What is comic book hero Roy of the Rovers` surname?
Race
In Greek legend, who turned everything he touched into gold?
Midas
Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the Fishes?
Pisces
In Roman numerals, what is CC?
200
Which of the following stations does not feature on a standard Monopoly board? Charing Cross, Kings Cross or Fenchurch Street?
Charing Cross
How many loaves are in a bakers dozen?
13
In mythology, who supported the heavens on his shoulders?
Atlas
What would an American call a baby`s nappy?
A diaper
Exmoor, Welsh Mountain and Shetland are varieties of what type of animal?
Pony
What is the colour of the dragon on the Welsh flag?
Red
In Japan, what is a tsunami?
Tidal wave
What animal is used to represent the star sign Leo?
Lion
What is the highest number on a roulette wheel?
36
In the NATO phonetic alphabet, what word is used for `A`?
Alpha
What is the normal colour of the gem sapphire? Red, Green or Blue?
Blue
How many years are there in a millennium?
1000
What is the British term for what Americans call `gasoline`?
Petrol
What is the name of the poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair?
Full house

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