75 General Knowledge Questions (Challenging)

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

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