75 General Knowledge Questions (Challenging)

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Which Russian composer composed 'Pictures at an Exhibition' in 1874?
Fez is a city in which North African country?
What is the three letter word for the egg mass from fish used to make caviar?
'Redemption Island' was the title given to the 22nd season of which reality TV show?
Which prominent British-American journalist, political commentator, literary critic and noted atheist died on December 15th 2011?
Christiania is the old name for which European capital?
Name any capital city in the world starting with the letters 'Ka'.
Which US President became ill at his inauguration, dying 30 days later?
Pori, Tampere, and Turku are cities in which European country?
What is the four letter Bengali word for 'country' or 'land'?
The Long Parliament occurred during the reign of which English King?
In Greek myth, on which island did the Minotaur live?
Who was Hitler's architect and Minister for Arms and Industrial Production?
The 'psychic' Uri Geller was born in which country?
Which US President kept pet opossums named Mr Reciprocity and Mr Protection while in office?
Who succeeded Charles de Gaulle as French President in 1969?
What type of foodstuff is Ricotta?
Who was the first American to have a personal fortune of one billion US dollars?
Which writer won the 1998 Booker Prize for his novel 'Amsterdam'?
The girls in the opera 'Carmen' work in what kind of factory?
In which city is Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' set?
What is the commonly used Latin word meaning 'Elsewhere'?
Who is the only player in the Open era to win the Wimbledon mens' singles title without losing a set?
Who directed the 1957 film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'?
What was Bangladesh called between 1947 and 1971?
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Which 20th century war began with a raid over the 38th parallel?
In Greek mythology, who was the wife of Orpheus?
Which is the closest galaxy to 'The Milky Way'?
Which dance gets its name from the Spanish word for sauce?
Which English rock band recorded the albums 'OK Computer', 'Kid A', and 'Amnesiac'?
Which actor replaced Richard Harris in the role of Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films?
In literature, Abel Magwitch is the financial benefactor of which character?
What is the Latin phrase for 'seize the day'?
What is the sum of a maximum break in snooker, the highest checkout in darts and a perfect score in ten-pin bowling?
Which famous Hollywood director, then an eight year old boy, played the part of Winthrop Paroo in the 1962 film, 'The Music Man'?
The name of which African country, once a colony called 'German South-West Africa', translated means 'Area where there is nothing'?
What is the technical name in human beings, for the lower jawbone?
Who also writes novels under the name Richard Bachman?
What colour is the semi precious stone Lapis Lazuli?
What is the name of the blue cactus used to make Tequila?
The final appearance in film for both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe was in which 1961 movie?
Klaus Voorman won a Grammy Award for his cover design on The Beatles Revolver album. Voorman was also the bassist for which successful British band between 1966 and 1969?
The Sandinistas were a revolutionary political party, active in which country?
Who wrote the sonnet 'On First Looking into Chapman's Homer'?
In which city are the headquarters of the Coca Cola Company?
What was the name of the Ernest Hemingway novel which mirrored his own experiences as an Italian ambulance driver during WWI?
Who had a hit in 1984 with 'Love is a Battlefield'?
Which actress was nominated for the Oscar for best actress, on no fewer than twelve occasions between 1933 and 1981?
Which Alfred Hitchcock film climaxes atop the Statue of Liberty?
Which chemical element has the shortest name?
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Which European capital city lies on the River Manzanares?
The name of which Apollo astronaut is also the title of a 1996 historical film directed by Neil Jordan? (full name required)
Which famous author wrote screenplay for 1949 film 'The Third Man'?
Who wrote the controversial book 'Atlas Shrugged'?
Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space, who was the second?
Who was assassinated by her own bodyguard on 31st October 1984?
The Flemish Giant is the world's largest breed of which animal?
WWE wrestler David Otunga is engaged (as of November 2012) to which Oscar-winning actress and singer?
Which artist (1606-1669) painted 'Belshazzar's Feast'?
Who became the first Japanese footballer to play for Manchester United after signing from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2012?
What is the Islamic equivalent of Kosher food?
Which emperor was killed by Cassius Chaerea in 41AD?
The asteroid belt in our solar system is found between which two planets?
What is the capital of Suriname?
If you ordered 'Ebi' in a Japanese restaurant, what would you be served?
Rozencrantz and Guildenstern are characters in which of Shakespeare's plays?
Blanket and honeycomb are the two main types of which food?
What does the Spanish word 'cuando' mean?
The Stanislawski method is associated with which profession?
Which rock band recorded the albums 'Ten', 'VS', 'Vitalogy' and 'Riot Act'?
What is the shortest word in the English language to contain each of the first six letters of the alphabet (i.e. A, B, C, D, E and F) at least once?
How was Harry Longabaugh better known?
What was Frankenstein's first name, in the book by Mary Shelley?
Which Oscar winning film is based on a novel by Thomas Keneally?
Rhea and Phoebe are satellites of which planet?

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