Quiz: Fun General Knowledge 7

It's a Wednesday... There are many things this could mean... One of them is: It's Quiz Day!

The Wednesday Quizzes are all General Knowledge to appeal to a wide audience demographic. From young families to older guests, there'll be something for all!

I upload new quizzes and activities every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  1. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (US: Sorcerer's) Stone, Harry's glasses are held together by what? (1 point) Sellotape (US: Scotch Tape)
  2. Of what is coulrophobia a fear? (1 point) Clowns (coulro = greek for 'one who goes on stilts')
  3. Obama became the first sitting American President in 88 years to go to which South American country, and who was the previous president to go there? (2 points) Country: Cuba, President: Calvin Coolidge
  4. Neurologist Oliver Sacks wrote a book, titled after a case of a man who mistook his wife for what object? (1 point) Hat (Book Title: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat)
  5. In what year did Columbia Records produce the first vinyl record? (1 point) 1948
  6. Which company was the highest value brand in 2015? (1 point) Apple
  7. 7-for-7: Name seven words that rhyme with ship(up to 7 points) Hip, Dip, Rip, Tip, Kip, Trip, Clip, Drip, Blip, Zip
  8. Can you name the members of Enid Blyton's Famous Five? (up to 5 points) Julian, Dick, Anne, Georgina (George) and Timmy (the dog)
  9. Who created the character Peter Rabbit? (1 point) Beatrix Potter
  10. Justin Bieber formerly dated which ex-Disney star? (1 point) Selena Gomez
  11. According to the common saying, life begins at what age? (1 point) 40
  12. The Spanish painter Valazquez painted the famous Las Meninas royal portrait, but what was his first name? (1 point) Diego
  13. What is the capital city of India? (1 points) New Delhi 
  14. With reference to technology, what does PC stand for? (1 point) Personal Computer
  15. Which Looney Tunes character was originally pink and called Orsen? (1 point) Tweety Pie

Total number of points up for grabs = 26

Difficulty level = Moderate

I'll upload another new General Knowledge quiz next Wednesday - next post will be on Friday!

The VE 🙂

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