Pub Quiz Questions

Quiz 24 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. Which type of tree was Buddha said to be sitting under when he achieved enlightenment?

A fig tree (the specific tree was named the ‘Bodhi’ tree – bodhi means ‘enlightnment’)

2. Who wrote ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

3. What type of number is divisible only by itself and the number one?

Prime number

4. Which UK rugby union team are known as the ‘Tigers’?

Leicester

5. Who was elected as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in January 2013?

Justin Welby

6. Whose literary works include ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, ‘Second Glance’, ‘Salem Falls’ and ‘Picture Perfect’?

Jodie Picoult

7. ‘Paint’ is to ‘wall’ as ‘hat’ is to …?

Head (Paint goes on a wall, a hat goes on a head)

8. Which America singer/songwriter released the 2008 album ‘Funhouse’ and the 2012 album ‘The Truth About Love’?

Pink

9. In which UK city would you find Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum?

Glasgow

10. True or false – fingernails continue to grow after you die.

False – contrary to popular belief

 

 

 

 

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