General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-July 14th is a national day of celebration in what country France – Bastille Day – from 1789.
2-What city was once called York Toronto – by British governor 1793
3-Grevys and Burchells are types of what animal Zebra
4-In what American state do most people walk to work ?- Alaska.
5-Hamburgers were invented in what country ?- China.
6-Eureka – is the state motto of what state ?- California.
7-Clinophobia is the fear of what ?- Beds
8-In 1974 Somalia created its first ever what ?- Written language.
9-What is the birth flower for January ?- Carnation
10-Who said “computers are useless they only give you answers” – Pablo Picasso
11-What country has a Bible on its flag ?- Dominican Republic.
12-What animal can smell a virgin same type from 1.8 miles away ?- Gypsy Moth.
13-What county first used pepper ?- China.
14-What was the first USA TV series screened in the USSR ?- Fraggle Rock.
15-Every year 8800 people injure themselves with what ?- Toothpick.
16-What is the only number in English that has letters in alpha order ?- Forty.
17-What is the worlds largest herb ?- Banana
18-What is the only river that flows both north and south of equator ?- The Congo.
19-What is the most ordered seafood item in a restaurant ?- Shrimp
20-In 1983 a Japanese artist copied the Mona Lisa in what material ?- Toast.
21-What country has the most doughnut shops per capita ?- Canada
22-Poona was the original name of what sport/game ?- Badminton.
23-Who invented Scissors ?- Leonardo Da Vinci.
24-What is the name for 100th of a second ?- A Jiffy.
25-Who was the first African American to play in a NBA game ?- Earl Lloyd.
26-What is the only bird with a fully formed penis ?- Swan
27-What is the official sport of Maryland ?- Jousting
28-The milk of what creature will not curdle ?- Camel.
29-Collective nouns – what are a group of apes called ?- Shrewdness
30-What do cockroaches do every fifteen minutes ?- Fart