Free General Knowledge Quiz

Quiz 155 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Who held the post of US president at the time of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II?

Dwight D. Eisenhower (June 2nd 1953)

2. In which English county is Blenheim Palace?

Oxfordshire

3. How many cards are there in the original version of the board game Cluedo?

21 cards (6 suspects, 6 weapons and 9 rooms)

4. What is the name of the machine, commonly referred to as a ‘lie detector’, which measures reactions such as blood pressure, pulse and respiration of an individual in response to questions asked?

Polygraph

5. Which English scientist and atheist wrote the best-selling 2006 book ‘The God Delusion’?

Richard Dawkins

6. What was the first name of the founder of the pharmaceutical business ‘Beecham’s’?

Thomas (Beecham)

7. Which comes first: Mothers’ Day in the UK or Mothers’ Day in the USA?

UK (In the UK it is the fourth Sunday in Lent, usually falling in March or April. In the US it is the second Sunday in May).

8. A vehicle with the national registration code ‘PK’ would originate from which country?

Pakistan

9. Who is attributed with the famous quote “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”?

Mahatma Gandhi

10. How many hours are there in a leap year?

8784 (24 X 366)

 

 

 

 

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