General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-Who would use a Syllabary ?- Arabs – their alphabet
2-The oldest written plan of government in effect is in what country ?- United States of America.
3-In ancient Japan what was used to clean teeth ?- Stale Urine.
4-John Quincy Adams was the only US president to do what ?- Marry a non American woman.
5-Who was the first woman to win an Oscar best actress 1928 ?- Janet Gaynor.
6-What Sanskrit word means great king ?- Maharaja.
7-Which US state gets the most overseas visitors ?- California – Florida second
8-What is the state tree of Idaho ?- White Pine.
9-What was the name of the first presidential aircraft ?- Sacred Cow.
10-What flower is the symbol of culture ?- The Lotus.
11-What country consumes the most coke per capita ?- Iceland.
12-LOT is the national airline of what country ?- Poland
13-Phalacrophobia is the fear of what ?- Going Bald.
14-Who would use a brannock or what for ?- Measure foot shoes.
15-Burning potassium has what colour flame?- Purple.
16-Name first animated film to be nominated for best picture Oscar ?- Disney Beauty and the Beast.
17-Jacinth or Hyacinth are alternative names of what mineral ?- Zircon.
18-Nanook is a Canadian word for what animal ?- Polar Bear.
19-In what prison did Nelson Mandela spend 19 of 27 years in jail ?- Robben Island.
20-The Punjab is an area of India meaning what ?- Five Rivers.
21-In Morse code one dash four dots what number ?- Six.
22-What country has the worlds largest merchant navy ?- Liberia.
23-What does AMSTRAD stand for ?- Alan Michael Sugar Trading
24-Pitcairn Airlines were the first to provide what in 1922 ?- Air Sick Bags.
25-What is Virga ?- Rain the don’t reach ground.
26-A Pullicologist is an expert in what ?- Fleas.
27-Annually 2500 left handed people die doing what ?- Using right handed products.
28-All windmills turn counter clockwise except where ?- Ireland.
29-The word melee comes from what sport ?- Football village play.
30-On the PH scale what does PH stand for ?- Potential Hydrogen