Quiz: Fun General Knowledge 4

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Well, welcome to March - Spring has officially sprung... Not that there's that much sign of that here in the UK!

Hopefully wherever you are is warm and sunny and you're having a great day!

This week's General Knowledge quiz works loosely on the theme of New Things, in honour of a new month.


  1. Who designed the very first 'flying machine'? (1 point) Leonardo da Vinci
  2. In what month does the financial (fiscal) year start in the UK and USA? (2 points) April (UK) & October (USA)
  3. In 1765, Dr. William Shippen opened the first formal training for which profession? (1 point) Midwifery
  4. In what year was the song I Love Rock n Roll first in the charts? (1 point) 1982 (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
  5. Which car manufacturer states it provides 'the ultimate driving machine'? (1 point) BMW
  6. Genoa is a city in which European country? (1 point) Italy
  7. 7-for-7: Name seven Spanish football (soccer) teams. (up to 7 points) Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Athletic Bilbao, Sevilla, Villarreal, Real Sociedad, Valencia, Celta, Levante, Malaga, Rayo
  8. What is the process - beginning with the letter M - by which a biological cell reproduces itself and divides in two? (1 point) Mitosis (NOT meiosis - meiosis halves the chromosomes, meaning it is not a reproduction of the original cell)
  9. Whose account of Jesus' life is presented first in the New Testament? (1 point) Matthew
  10. How many Oscars did the film Titanic receive? (1 point) Eleven
  11. Of what profession was Popeye? (1 point) A Sailor/Seaman
  12. What is the Kabbalah? (1 point) A system of Jewish mystical beliefs
  13. Who painted the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel? (1 point) Michelangelo
  14. From which cactus is tequila made? (1 point) Agave
  15. After which animals are the Canary Islands named? (1 point) Dogs



Total number of points up for grabs = 22

Difficulty level = Moderate to Hard


I'll upload another new General Knowledge quiz next Wednesday - check back on Friday for Who In The World Am I- Part Three!

The VE 🙂

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