General Awareness – Miscellaneous,
1-Zymurgy is a branch of chemistry concerning what process ?- Brewing fermentation.
2-Curtis Sliwa founded what in 1979 ?- Guardian Angels
. Curtis Sliwa
3-What island group is named after a type of crocodile ?- Cayman.
4-What planet is nearest in size to Earth ?- Venus – 5% smaller.
5-Halcyon is a poetic name used for what bird ?- Kingfisher.
6-What animal comes in types spotted striped and brown ?- Hyena.
7-Hebrew and what are the official languages in Israel ?- Arabic
8- Rita Kuti Kis represented Hungary in what sport ?- Tennis
9- Jackson Whipps Showalter was a US champion at what ?- Chess
Jackson Whipps Showalter
10-What Australian town used to be called Stuart until 1925 ?- Alice Springs.
11-An Aficionado originally followed what sport ?- Bullfighting.
12-What nationality was first person in space not US or Russian Czech – Vladimir Remek Soyuz 28
13-What US president was born in Corsica ? – William Harding Corsica Ohio
. William Harding
14-Who was the first Englishman to die in an aircrash ?- Charles Rolls.
15-The Wadomo tribe in Zimbabwe have what physical oddity ?- Two toes each foot.
16-What was The Liberty Bell manufactured 1900s Charles Fey ?- Fruit Machine
17-Who was the first American to receive the Nobel Literature prize ?- Sinclair Lewis
18-Operation Chastise during WW2 better known as what ?- Dambusters Raid
19-Name the first space probe to land on the moon 13 Sept 1959 ?- Luna 2.
20-Poland has a coastline along which sea ?- Adriatic.
21-What fish has its head at right angles to its body ?- Sea Horse
22-What is the oldest bridge over the Seine in Paris ?- Pont Neuf.
23-In Oxford university what can you not take into the library by rule ?- Sheep.
24-Dr George Wander invented what drink in Switzerland 1860s ?- Ovaltine.
25-The Mexican bearded and what are the only venomous lizards ?- Gila Monster.
26-Gemellus is a fancy name for what ?- Testicles
27-Hierosolymitan is of Greek origin and pertains to what city ?- Jersualem.
Jersualem City view
28-In Mexico it is illegal for the police to sell what ?- Their Guns
29- Hydrated Magnesium Silicate is better known as what ?- Meerschaum or Sepiolite
30-In what Italian town can you find the Piazza del Erbe ?- Verona