75 General Knowledge Questions (Challenging)

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

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