General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-What is a roker ? – A foot long ruler
2- A vestiphobe is afraid of what ? – Wearing Clothes.
3-In the food industry what is TVP – i.e. what’s it stand for ?- Textured Vegetable Protein.
4-What country designed and developed the bayonet ? -France.
5-Turf Stone and Hedge are all types of what ? -Mazes.
6-What animals are likely to die first from global warming ? -Polar Bears.
7-What is a goat sucker ? -A Bird
8- Where would you find the Spanish steps ? -Rome.
9-According to survey what European country has the vainest men ? -Britain
10- Who would spin a Gob on their nose end ? -Glassblower.
11-What common word comes from Knights after the Crusades ?- Freelance
12- What was the most valuable thing ever stolen ?-The Mona Lisa
13- The Intelligent whale was the nickname of an early what ? -Submarine
14-What speed record has remained unbroken since 1938 ? -Steam Train – Mallard
15- The annual Hackademy awards are given for what ? -Smoking in films.
16-Old times mid eastern women swallowed what as contraceptive ? -Foam from camels mouth.
17-If you were Cock Throppling what you be doing ? -Bending a horses windpipe
18- What animal has the best hearing ? -Bats.
19-In the opera Tosca what was Tosca’s profession ?- Opera Singer
20- Where will the 2002 Winter Olympics be held ? -Salt Lake – USA.
21-In the theatre what do the initials FOH stand for ?- Front of House.
22-Name the capitol of Libya ? -Tripoli
23-Who sculpted the four lions in Trafalgar Square ? -Sir Edwin Landseer
24- In what modern country is mount Ararat ? -Turkey
25-Walter Gropius founded what art / design movement ? -Bauerhus in Germany.
26-In the 19th century what was known as inheritance powder ? -Arsenic – as poison
27- What did model manufacturers Airfix first make ? -Plastic Combs
28-How would you feel if you were forswanked ? -It means very tired
29- What kind of wood is used on Rolls Royce dashboards ? -Walnut.
30-What is a Roastchaffer ? -A Beetle