General knowledge quiz questions and answers

See how good your general knowledge is with these multiple choice questions. Good luck and thanks for playing!

1. In 1930, the first Football World Cup was played in which country?

A - England

B - Uruguay

C - Brazil

D - France


2. A reticent person doesn’t like doing what?

A - Talking

B - Flying

C - Washing

D - Reading


3. Which of these liqueurs is flavoured with aniseed?

A - Pastis

B - Amaretto

C - Triple Sec

D - Cointreau


4. Senior officers in the armed forces are referred to as the ‘top….’ What?

A - Bronze

B - Brass

C - Dogs

D - Leads


5. Which of these seas is closest to the Red Sea?

A - Black Sea

B - North Sea

C - White Sea

D - Baltic Sea


6. Which country withdrew from the Warsaw Pact in 1990?

A - Albania

B - East Germany

C - Yugoslavia

D - Romania


7. In 2006, the Anaheim Ducks ice hockey team changed its name by dropping which adjective?

A - Powerful

B - Super

C - Turbo

D - Mighty


8. ‘Galah’ is Australian slang for what?

A -  A bride

B - A fool

C - A thief

D - A chef


9. Which of these is the name of a mountain range in Spain?

A - Sierra Colorado

B - Sierra Nevada

C - Sierra Florida

D - Sierra Arizona


10. In France, the ‘ecu’ was an ancient what?

A - Coin

B - Religious text

C - Honour

D - Game

Answers


1 (B) Uruguay

2 (A) Talking

3 (A) Pastis

4 (B) Brass

5 (A) Black Sea

6 (B) East Germany

7 (D) Mighty

8 (B) A fool

9 (B) Sierra Nevada

10 (A) Coin