Tough General Knowledge

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Brad, finish, clout, casing and horseshoe are all types of what?
What type of sporting venues are Oakmont, Sunningdale and Wentworth?
The common land border between which two countries is the longest in the world?
Monterrey, Puebla and Toluca are cities in which country?
Disc jockey John Ravenscroft was better known by what name?
Dipsomania is an uncontrollable craving for what?
Lillehammer, the host of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games, is in which country?
What is the US state capital of Maryland?
In UK pre-decimal coinage, how many farthings were in one penny?
Morado is Spanish for which colour?
Heathrow Airport is on which London underground line?
Joe Buck and Rico Rizzo are characters in which 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy?
Who was Britain’s last Liberal Prime Minister?
Which animal is known as the Ship of the Desert?
Which US-based retail company has the motto ‘Save Money. Live Better’?
In the US, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona border which state?
The hormone prolactin stimulates the production of what after childbirth?
A fugu is what type of creature?
American singer Frank Castelluccio is better known by what name?
In Greek mythology, who fell in love with and appeared in the form of a white bull to Europa and carried her off to Crete?
Who wrote the ‘Twilight’ series of books?
Who wrote the novel ‘The Eagle Has landed’?
Xylography is the art of engraving on which natural substance?
Otology is the study of which part of the body?
The English town of Tewkesbury is in which county?
Which English football club is nicknamed ‘The Blades’?
Sri Lanka lies in which ocean?
Which singer-songwriter wrote the hit single ‘The First Cut is the Deepest’?
How high in feet, normally, is a standard basketball hoop off the ground?
Who directed the 1968 film ‘Rosemary’s Baby’?
In shipping what does RMS stand for?
Which Victorian author lived at number 14 Great Russell Street, London?
What is the name of the private investigator, played by Humphrey Bogart, in the 1941 film ‘The Maltese Falcon’?
In the British military, what does SBS stand for?
According to the Bible, which of Jacob’s sons was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers?
Anglophobia is the fear of which country and its people?
Lady Jane Grey, known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, was executed during the reign of which English monarch?
Which was the first English football club to win the European Cup Final?
Which US entertainer had a twin brother named Jesse Garon, who died at birth?
Poopdeck Pappy is which fictional character’s father?
The goddess Aphrodite was said to have been born on which Mediterranean island?
What is the hardest substance known to man?
The Isihara Test is used for testing for what in humans?
Tartarology is the study of what?
In Sumo wrestling, a handful of what is thrown into the ring before combat?
Who plays crime boss John Rooney in the 2002 film ‘Road to Perdition’?
Which US President was given the nickname ‘The Great Emancipator’?
Formula One racing driver Robert Kubica was born in which country?
What is the medical term for the shoulder blade?
In motoring, which creature is featured on the logo of the Porsche?
Which country will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games?
Which three countries signed the ‘Triple Entente’ in 1907?
Dustin Hoffman plays army medic Colonel Sam Daniels in which 1995 film?
English singer Sandie Shaw married which fashion designer in March 1968?
The Riel is the currency of which Southeast Asian country?
Which luggage company is named after a Biblical strongman?
The ‘Great Bells of Bow’ church were used to time the executions at which London prison?
Comma, Peacock and Swallowtail are all types of which insect?
In which English cathedral is the tomb of King John?
Doi Inthanon is the highest mountain in which country?
US actress Courtney Cox became famous after appearing in the 1984 video of which US singer/songwriter?
What was the name of the London pub in which gangster Ronnie Kray murdered Geroge Cornell in March 1966?
The island of Corsica belongs to which country?
Which Scottish photographer took the famous 1969 photo of The Beatles on a zebra crossing on Abbey Road?
Who wrote the novel ‘The Hunt For Red October’?
Carrageenan is a substance extracted from red and purple what?
Fray Bentos is a port in which South American country?
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Who won the Eurovison Song Contest for the United Kingdom in 1967?
Which Arthur Miller play aroused controversy over his portrayal of his failed marriage to actress Marilyn Monroe?
Mechanics Bay Airport serves which New Zealand city?
What is the name of the ‘cake’ which is flat, round, made of licorice and named after a Yorkshire town?
How many red stripes are on the national flag of Austria?
In which 1976 horror film did John Travolta appear with Sissy Spaceck?
Which country has won the most medals in total at the Summer Olympic Games?
Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 seven times in a row, at the 1976 Montreal Games?
The Grampians mountain range is in which European country?
The North Star is also known by what other name?
Which famous race horse was stolen from the Ballymany Stud in Ireland in February 1983?
Mount Huascaran is in which South American country?
Who was the first British footballer to play 100 Champions League matches?
Who directed the 1941 film ‘The Maltese Falcon’?
Which make of car has the advertising slogan ‘Zoom, Zoom’?
What is the last book of the Old Testament of The Bible?
Which race horse won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1989?
Gonarthritis is the inflammation of which joint in the human body?
The ceibo is the national flower and tree of which South American country?
Who captained the England football team at the 1958 World Cup Finals?
Which US highway is known as the ‘Loneliest Road in America’?
In humans the atlas and axis bones are in which part of the body?
In 1786, Jacques Balmat and Michel-Gabriel Paccard became the first climbers to reach the summit of which European mountain?
In which part of the human body are the metatarsus bones?
What breed of animal is a Chester White?
Who was the first and only footballer to be knighted while still an active professional player?
Which British boxer was nicknamed ‘The Dark Destroyer’?
In which South American city is Sugarloaf Mountain?
Originally built as a research lab off the coast of Puerto Rico, the world’s first underwater hotel, the Jules Undersea Lodge, is now situated in which US state?
Which actor played Sergeant Francis Troy in the 1967 film ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’?
Virologist Max Theiler won a 1951 Nobel Prize for developing a vaccine against which disease?
Who is the voice of Charlotte the spider in the 2006 film ‘Charlotte’s Web’?
What is the name of Britain’s highest chalk sea cliff?
Which British actor played the role of Leon Trotsky in the 1972 film ‘The Assassination of Trotsky’?
‘The Ceremony of the Keys’ takes place each night at which London landmark?
Derek Hatton was deputy leader of which English city’s council in the 1980′s?
The medical condition aphagia is the inability or refusal to do what?
Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters and Bourbon Whiskey are the ingredients of which cocktail?
Late singer Davy Jones can be heard asking a studio engineer ‘What number is this Chip?’ at the beginning of which Monkees song?
Which French port did RMS Titanic call at after leaving Southampton in April 1912?
Singer Doug Trendle is better known by what name?
What was the name of the river by which Julius Caesar stood when he reputedly said ‘The die has been cast’?
Retinol is a form of which vitamin?
Which two states border the US state of Florida?
Which country will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup?
Villain Hugo Drax appears in which 1979 James Bond film?
What type of bird is a kookaburra?
In which 1979 film did Pierce Brosnan make his movie debut as an IRA hitman?
The European city of Rome lies on which river?
The 11th Century nobleman Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar was better known by what name?
Which ship picked up over 700 Titanic survivors in April 1912?
In which London street does fictional character Sweeney Todd have his barber shop?
A polynya is a stretch of open water surrounded by what?
What is the official language of Nicaragua?
Bubble Eye, Shubunkin and Oranda are all types of which creature?
The controversial Boruca Dam is in which South American country?
Which King of Sparta was the husband of Helen of Troy?
Cointreau, lemon juice and which spirit make a Sidecar cocktail?
Which US artist died in a car crash in August 1956, aged 44?
What type of acid is secreted by red ants and stinging nettles?
What is the name of the jockey who won the 2011 English Grand National on Ballabriggs?
The alcoholic drink Absinthe originated in which European country?
Which is the second longest river in Africa?
Actress Betty Joan Perske is better known by what name?
Dendrophilia is the love of what?
In surfing, ‘Men in Grey Suits’ is another name for what?
Dina Ruiz married which Hollywood actor and director in March 1996?
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Who played Jenna Wade in the US tv series ‘Dallas’?
Who played Will Hunting in the 1997 film ‘Good Will Hunting’?
Hepatitis is the inflammation of which part of the body?
Highwayman Dick Turpin was executed during the reign of which English monarch?
Poland, Russia, Sweden, Latvia, Germany and Finland all have a border on which body of water?
What is the title of the 1944 film starring Barbara Stanwyck as the wife who seduces an insurance salesman into killing her husband?
Which modern-day country was previously known as Mesopotamia?
What is golfer Tiger Woods first name?
The 2010 charity single ‘Helping Haiti’ is a cover of which REM song?
James Bond is sent to which island at the beginning of the film ‘Dr No’?
Actor Russell Crowe was born in which country?
In 1958, who became the youngest footballer, at age 17, to play in a World Cup?
What was the former name of the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Min?
Which US city is the setting for the 1987 film ‘Robocop’?
In the human body, the pollex is which part of the hand?
‘Operation Desert Storm’ took place during which war?
In 1818, British obstetrician James Blundell performed the first successful human what?
Which British explorer arrived in Tahiti in 1769?
In 1907, which ill-fated liner of the Cunard Line made its maiden voyage?
The drug ‘Reyataz’ is used for treating which medical condition?
What is the title of the 1971 film in which Clint Eastwood plays DJ Dave Garver?
Which English model was married to musicians George Harrison and Eric Clapton?
Logan International Airport serves which US city?
Myelitis is the inflammation of which part of the human body?
In the 1994 film ‘Speed’ starring Keanu Reeves, what speed must the bus not fall below?
What type of bird is a Green Leek?
Who was actress Britt Ekland’s first husband?
‘Impossible is nothing’ is the motto of which sportswear company?
Which singer was born Gloria Fowles in September 1948?
A Skipjack is which type of fish?
What is the title of the only film for which actor John Wayne won an Oscar?
Who designed the Luftwaffe’s Bf-109 fighter plane?
Which two actors play the fire-fighting McCaffrey brothers in the 1991 film ‘Backdraft’?
In Greek mythology, who was the beautiful youth loved by Aphrodite?
Which author wrote the book ‘The Firm’, ‘The Pelican Brief’ and ‘The Rainmaker’?
Which spirit is traditionally used to make a Tom Collins cocktail?
Which river runs past Balmoral Castle in Scotland?
In the British military, a bombadier is equivalent to which other rank?
Who composed the opera ‘Madame Butterfly’?
Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in which modern-day European country?
Nefertiti was the wife of which Egyptian Pharaoh?
In September 1935 who set an airspeed record of 352 mph flying his H-1 Racer?
What was the name of the airship that burst into flames at Lakenhurst Naval Station, New Jersey in 1937?
What type of gas was used by the Germans against the French for the first time, at the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915?
Butt, Barrel and Butterfly are all types of what?
What is the first day of Lent called?
Which fruit is the main ingredient of the liqueur Midori?
Which actor succeeded Marlon Brando as head of the Corleone family in the Godfather films?
Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day is observed in the US during which month of the year?
Brown, American Rainbow and Cutthroat are all types of which fish?
Which American actress appeared in controversial 1980 Calvin Klein jeans advertisements at the age of 15?
Who played the role of Mrs Lovett in the 2007 film ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’?
In which body of water is the Great Barrier Reef?
Who did actress Marilyn Monroe marry in January 1954?
Tahir Square is in which North African city?
Which is the longest motorway in Britain?
Incheon International Airport serves which Asian city?
The Nou Camp Football Stadium is in which Spanish city?
Which is the fastest moving land snake in the world?
Which sport is featured in the 1992 film ‘The Mighty Ducks’?
Which Mediterranean island do Kevin and Perry holiday on in the 2000 film ‘Kevin and Perry Go Large’?
What is the medical term for abnormally low blood pressure?
Gallipoli is in which European country?
Which English sailor made the first solo voyage around the world by the clipper route?
Joseph Wiseman played which James Bond villain?
German army officer Erwin Rommel was known by what nickname?

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