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Hello chaps!
Oh, and hello to those amongst you who happen to be chappesses too.
My name's General Knowledge, and your B.I.S. Webmaster has asked me to provide one of my famous quizzes for your entertainment.
I've tried to make it as devilishly tricky as possible, since the Webmaster tells me that you aren't half clever. Anyway, enough of my ramblings, good luck, and I hope you enjoy what I like to call 'The General Knowledge Quiz'.



What is the traditional drink for the winner of the Indianapolis 500 motorcar race?
Ice cold beer.
Coca Cola.
Champagne.
Milk.


How many points are there on a Maltese cross?
4.
6.
8.
12.


What is the name given to someone who makes arrows?
Arrowsmith.
Fletcher.
Dartist.
Flightmaker.


What is the name given to one who collects postcards?
Letologist.
Deltiologist.
Cardiologist.
Pokeologist.


Other than Great Britain, how many countries have postage stamps which do not feature the countries'name?
0.
1.
17.
198.


Which caped character was introduced in Detective Comics #27?
Batgirl.
Robin.
Superman.
Batman.


Which of these is NOT a category in which a Nobel prize is awarded?
Mathematics.
Physics.
Chemistry.
Medicine.


How many characters are there in the Russian alphabet?
26.
27.
31.
33.


What item, that may commonly be found on a desk, was invented by Norwegian inventor Johan Vaaler in 1899? A 22.5 foot model of this invention was erected in Olso in honour of the invention.
Stapler.
Staple Remover.
Bulldog clip.
Paper clip.


What was the name of Lt. Columbo's dog on the TV series Columbo?
Dog.
Cat.
Fish.
Woof.


What is sold by a costermonger?
Fruit.
Holidays.
Cars.
Insurance.


What does the middle 'E' stand for in Wile E. Coyote?
Eric.
Ernest.
Ethelbert.
Eisenhower.


True or false: Approximately 80,000 photographs are taken around the world every second.
True.
False.


A canton, halyard and field make up what?
A plough.
An egg whisk.
A flag.
A widget from inside a can of draught Guinness.


What are the only two kinds of nuts mentioned in the Bible?
Almonds & pistachios.
Peanuts & walnuts.
Hazelnuts & brazil nuts.
Cashewnuts & wingnuts.


How many feet are there in a mile?
4,880.
5,280.
6,440.
7,280.


What is Japan's favourite pizza topping?
Garlic sausage.
Squid.
Pepperoni.
Sushi.


If penultimate means next to last, what is the correct word for second to last?
Prepenultimate.
Antepenultimate.
Anteultimate.
Penpenultimate.


Muhammed Ali, Cher, Michael Jackson and Ronald Reagan have all admitted to suffering from the fear of what?
Flying.
Spiders.
Heights.
Cameras.


Which card game's name comes from the Spanish for basket?
Poker.
Cribbage.
Canasta.
Snap.




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