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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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
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
How is the number one usually called in a game of Bingo?
Kelly`s Eye
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
After how many years of marriage would you celebrate a silver wedding anniversary?
25
How is the number 1000 represented in Roman numerals?
M
In `The Twelve Days Of Christmas`, what were there two of?
Turtle Doves
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
Is the bottom stripe on the USA flag red or white?
Red
Excluding jokers, how many cards are there in a standard pack?
52
In ballet, a `pas de deux` is a dance for how many persons?
Two
How many inches are in a yard?
36
In which board game would you find the characters of Miss Scarlett and Professor Plum?
Cluedo
What colour is the middle stripe on the Irish flag?
White
How many sides does an octagon have?
8
What is ornithology the study of?
Birds
What was the 50th state to join the United States of America?
Hawaii

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