General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-The Venice Cup is for women only playing what ?- Bridge.
2-What is the SI unit of power equal to 1.341 horsepower ?- Kilowatt.
3-In what country is the worlds largest pyramid ?- Mexico – Quetzalcoatl.
4-Dybowski’s Formosa and Japanese are types of what ?- Sika or Saki Deer.
5-Batrachophobia is a fear of what ?- Frogs and Toads.
6-In what sport would you see a Chistera ?- Pelota.
During the pelota contest
7-In Washington its illegal to buy what on Sunday ?- A Mattress.
8-In New Zealand what is a Punga ?- A Fern
. Silver fern Frond, showing silver underside
9-In Feng Shui what colour inspires passion ?- Pink.
A Luopan, Feng shui compass
10-In English superstition what bird should you wish good day ?- Magpie else bad luck.
11-What city was known as Christiana until 1925 ?- Oslo – Sweden
From upper left: Rising skyline over Bjørvika, Royal Palace, Akershus Castle, sunset over the Oslofjord, Stortinget, Oslo Opera House
12-In 1998 the space probe Luna Perfecta found what on the moon ?- Ice.
13-What sea is directly north of Poland ?- Baltic sea
.Baltic Sea near Klaipėda (Karklė).
14-Crossair originated in what European country ?- Switzerland.
The current Swiss International Air Lines head office at EuroAirport was once the head office of Crossair
15-What is the name of the cranial bone just above your ear ?- Temporal.
16-What tennis player made it to finals US open 8 times in 80s ?- Ivan Lendl.
17-Which Nobel Prize is not awarded annually in Stockholm ?- Peace
18-What book translates as My Struggle ?- Mein Kampf.
19-When a satellite is closest to Earth its position is called what ?- Perigee.
20-A Russian space programs name meant East what was it ?- Vostok
21-The PH scale measures acid or alkali what’s PH stand for ?- Potential of Hydrogen.
22-In sport what stands four feet by six feet ?- An Ice Hockey Net.
23-What was the first man made object to leave the solar system ?- Pioneer 10.
24-What gemstone has a name literally meaning not intoxicated ?- Amethyst
25-Italians often eat a whole what to cover garlicky breath ?- Coffee Bean
26- What is the longest river in western Europe ?- The Volga
27-What countries native name is Land of the long white cloud Aoteraroa – New Zealand Maori
28-Bacardi and Carioca rums come from what country ?- Costa Rico.
29-What golden yellow gem sounds like a fruit related to lemons ?- Citrine.
30-What country finally adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1752 ?- England