General Knowledge

Free General Knowledge quiz questions and answers. Perfect for pub quizzes, pub and team games or just for a bit of learning.

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Which sign of the zodiac is represented by the Fishes?
Pisces
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
What is the most common letter used in the English language?
`E`
Which playing card is sometimes referred to as the `black lady`?
The Queen of Spades
What does a kleptomaniac compulsively do?
Steal things
From which country does Edam cheese originate?
Holland
How many squares are there on a chess board?
64
By what name is St. Stephens Day better known?
Boxing Day
What is the first letter of the Greek alphabet?
Alpha
What animal is used to represent the star sign Cancer?
Crab
How is the number 1000 represented in Roman numerals?
M
How many sides has a heptagon?
7
Who is the patron saint of Wales?
St David
What name is given to the cooking of an egg without it`s shell by boiling it in water?
Poaching
How old is a quadragenarian?
40
Which popular sport features in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
Golf
Excluding jokers, how many cards are there in a standard pack?
52
In which board game would you find the characters of Miss Scarlett and Professor Plum?
Cluedo

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