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 General Awareness -Miscellaneous

1- In England placing what upside down is considered treason ? -A Postage stamp.

2-What makes Kirminski church in Finland unique ? -World biggest wooden church

3-November 18th is who’s birthday ? -Mickey Mouse

4-Ecuador was named after who / what ? -The Equator

5-In the 70s The Bahamas gained independence from who ? -Great Britain

6- In Kentucky people wearing what on streets get police protection ? -Bathing Suits

7- In what country did bongo drums originate ? -Cuba

8-The Davis Strait lies between Canada and where ? -Greenland

9-Melba sauce is made from what fruit ? -Raspberries

10-Children take SATs what does SAT stand for ? -Standard assessment tasks

11-A lion and a sword appear on what countries flag ? -Sri Lanka.

12-French artist Edward Degas noted for what particular subject ? -Ballet Dancers

13- Who is the Greek God of the sky and the universe ? -Uranus

14-What is a roker ? -A foot long ruler

15- A vestiphobe is afraid of what ? -Wearing Clothes

16-In the food industry what is TVP – i.e. what’s it stand for ? -Textured Vegetable Protein

17-The annual Hackademy awards are given for what ? -Smoking in films

18-Bulls Blood wine comes from which country ? -Hungary

19-The North and South Islands of New Zealand separated by what ?-Cook Strait

20-What is the currency of Egypt ? -The Pound

21-Martina Navratilova won most doubles with which partner ? -Pam Shrive

22-Chinese bean sprouts are usually the sprouts of which bean ? -Mung bean

23- Locomotive 4472 is better known by what name ? -Flying Scotsman

24-Which English King was crowned on Christmas day ? -William the Conqueror in 1066

25-Which country grows the most sugar ? -Brazil

26- Who would use a technique called pleaching ? -Gardener twine branches to hedge

27-Glycyrrhiza Glabra is better known as what ? -Liquorice

28-Chernoble is in which Russian province ? -Ukraine

29-Where did the philosopher Plato teach ? -Academia

30- The Moluccas are better known as where ? -Spice Islands

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