General Knowledge Quiz (Round 116)

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The Luna 9 mission by the USSR in 1966 was the first to acheive what?
A controlled landing on the Moon

 

Who produced the first commercial steam engine, using a piston to pump water from a mine?
Thomas Newcomen

 

In which city are the Petronas Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur

 

Stephen Fry became a member of which theatrical club whilst studying at university?
Cambridge Footlights

 

Which pioneer of cartoon animation brought Popeye the Sailor to the screen?
Max Fleischer

 

What was the name of the childrens series that included the character 'Little Weed'
Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men

 

What is the term for the huge rocks or boulders which appear out of place in the landscape after being left there by a glacier?
Glacial Erratics

 

Argentina shares a border with how many other countries?
5 – Chile, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Uruguay

 

Which iconic plane made its maiden flight in March 1936 and entered service with 19 Squadron in 1938?
Supermarine Spitfire

 

Which British actor played Detective James 'Jimmy' McNulty in all 60 episodes of the crime drama The Wire?
Dominic West