General Knowledge Pub Quiz

Quiz 153 – Round 7 – General Knowledge

1. How many golden stars feature on the flag of the European Union?

Twelve

2. In which world city would you find Maracanã Stadium?

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3. Which word can come after ‘dream’, ‘steam’ and ‘life’ to form other words?

Boat

4. How many times did Pete Sampras win the Wimbledon Men’s Singles title?

Seven (1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000)

5. “I think I’m gonna be sad, I think it’s today…” These are the opening lyrics to which 1965 hit?

Ticket to Ride – Beatles

6. Emerald is the traditional birthstone associated with which month of the year?

May

7. Of which US state is Harrisburg the capital?

Pennsylvania

8. In which ‘James Bond’ film did Daniel Craig first play the starring role?

Casino Royale (2006)

9. Which author wrote the original ‘Poldark’ series of books?

Winston Graham

10. How many miles long is the River Nile: a) 2,258 miles (3,634 km), b) 3,258 miles (5,243 km) or c) 4,258 miles (6,853 km) long?

c) 4,258 miles long (6,853 km)

 

 

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