Common Knowledge and General Knowledge Series #42

Questions

  1. Who was the King of Swing
  2. Who was the first man to fly across the channel
  3. Who starred as Rocky Balboa
  4. In which war was the charge of the Light Brigade
  5. Who invented the television
  6. Who would use a mashie niblick
  7. In the song who killed Cock Robin
  8. What do deciduous trees do
  9. In golf what name is given to the No 3 wood
  10. If you have caries who would you consult
  11. What other name is Mellor’s famously known by
  12. What did Jack Horner pull from his pie
  13. How many feet in a fathom
  14. which film had song Springtime for Hitler
  15. Name the legless fighter pilot of ww2
  16. What was the name of inn in Treasure Island
  17. What was Erich Weiss better known as
  18. Who sailed in the Nina – Pinta and Santa Maria
  19. Which leader died in St Helena
  20. Who wrote Gone with the Wind
  21. What does ring a ring a roses refer to
  22. Whose nose grew when he told a lie
  23. Who has won the most Oscars
  24. What would a Scotsman do with a spurtle
  25. Which award has the words for valour on it

Answers

  1. Benny Goodman
  2. Louis Bleriot
  3. Sylvester Stallone
  4. Crimean
  5. John Logie Baird
  6. Golfer
  7. Sparrow
  8. Lose their leaves in winter
  9. Spoon
  10. Dentist – its tooth decay
  11. Lady Chatterlys Lover
  12. Plum
  13. Six
  14. The Producers
  15. Douglas Bader
  16. Admiral Benbow
  17. Harry Houdini
  18. Christopher Columbus
  19. Napoleon Bonaparte
  20. Margaret Mitchell
  21. The Black Death
  22. Pinocchio
  23. Walt Disney
  24. Eat porridge (it’s a spoon)
  25. Victoria Cross

A. Sulthan

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