World Miscellaneous Quiz

World Miscellaneous Quiz

1. Who is the father of Economics? – Adam Smith


2. What is the name of the boy in the Jungle Book? – Mowgli


3. What is the most popular name for Britains public houses? – The Red Lion


4. In which country is Mount Vesuvius located? – Italy


5. Which of the five senses develops first? – Smell


6. Which acid can be found in vinegar? – Acetic acid


7. What type of shark was Jaws? – A great white


8. Who created Population theory? – Thomas Robert Malthus


9. Who issues Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)? – IMF


10. What is the capital of Minnesota? – Saint Paul


11. Where is National Air and Space Museum in the United States of America? – Washington DC, USA


12. The city ‘Hobbs’ located at where in United States of America? – New Mexico


13. What famous sauce is manufactured by McIlhenny & Co? – Tabasco


14. What is sake made from? – Rice


15. In which country was Isaac Newton born? – United Kingdom


16. What type of material is produced in a ginnery? – Cotton


17. Who wrote the poem ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’? – Edward Lear


18. In Gullivers Travels, what is the name of the flying island? – Laputa


19. Who was the author of Whisky Galore? – Compton Mackenzie


20. Who wrote the Waverley novels? – Walter Scott


21. The film Clueless is a modern take on which literary classic by Jane Austin? – Emma


22. In which city is the European Parliament based? – Brussels


23. What is the largest fresh water lake in North America? – Lake Superior


24. In which country is the highest mountain in South America? – Argentina


25. Fort Knox lies in which American state? – Kentucky

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26. Tokelau is a dependency of which country? – New Zealand


27. Kosciusko is the highest mountain in which country? – Australia


28. Name the river that flows through the city of Albuquerque in the USA. – Rio Grande


29. A country historically known as Abyssinia, what is the modern name for it? – Ethiopia


30. Which South American country has borders with Columbia and Peru? – Ecuador


31. What was Margaret Thatcher’s maiden name? – Roberts

32. Under which President did the United States invade the Caribbean island of Grenada? –
President Ronald Reagan


33. What nationality is the singer Feist? – Canadian


34. Who wrote the children’s book The Gruffalo? – Julia Donaldson


35. In which art gallery is the Mona Lisa kept? – The Louvre


36. Who painted the famous painting The Scream? – Edvard Munch


37. What was Frankenstein’s first name? – Victor


38. What is the third book of the Bible? – Leviticus


39. Which sci-fi author wrote ‘The Foundation Trilogy’? – Isaac Asimov


40. Which playwright wrote Ghosts and A Doll’s House? – Henrik Ibsen


41. What country was formerly known as Persia? – Iran


42. What is the capital city of Tasmania? – Hobart


43. What country has the largest coastline? – Canada


44. Which country’s national flag has the most colors? – South Africa


45. What is the name of the dam on the Zambia – Zimbabwe border? – Kariba


46. What is the capital city of the American state of Kansas? – Topeka


47. What is the capital city of Botswana? – Gaborone


48. What is the world’s northernmost capital city? – Reykjavik


49. Who wrote the opera The Girl Of The Golden West? – John Adams


50. The name of which Italian cheese means ‘recooked’? – Ricotta

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