General Knowledge

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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
In the nursery rhyme. what was old Mother Hubbard looking for in her cupboard?
A bone
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
What is the Decalogue better known as?
The Ten Commandments
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
What number do the two numbers on the opposite side of dice always add up to?
7
How many years are there in a millennium?
1000
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
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

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