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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In Japan, what is a tsunami?
Tidal wave
In the NATO phonetic alphabet, what word is used for `A`?
Alpha
What number do the two numbers on the opposite side of dice always add up to?
7
In which board game might you land on Free Parking or The Water Works?
Monopoly
How many eyes does a cyclops have?
1
What is the British term for what Americans call `gasoline`?
Petrol
The abbreviation RSVP is taken from what language?
French
Which playing card is sometimes referred to as the `black lady`?
The Queen of Spades
From which country does Edam cheese originate?
Holland
How many squares are there on a chess board?
64
In which quarter of the Australian flag does the Union Jack appear? Top left, top right, bottom left or bottom right?
Top left
What is the common name of a poker hand containing 3 of a kind and a pair?
A full house
The drink Tequila originates from what country?
Mexico
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
Which animal represents the star sign Taurus?
Bull
Which popular sport features in the NATO phonetic alphabet?
Golf
On what day of the year is St Georges day held?
23rd April
Who is the patron saint of Scotland?
St Andrew
What numeric term describes perfect eyesight and a form of cricket?
20/20
How many dots are there in total on a pair of dice?
42
A Golden anniversary is celebrated after how many years of marriage?
50
In a game of chess, what is the only piece able to jump over other pieces?
Knight
What animal is used to represent the star sign Capricorn?
Goat
What is the square root of 169?
13
What colour is the middle stripe on the Irish flag?
White
How many sides does an octagon have?
8
When spoken by a police officer, what do the letters RTA stand for?
Road Traffic Accident
What was the 50th state to join the United States of America?
Hawaii

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