General Knowledge Quiz (Round 117)

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What is the outermost layer of the atmosphere called?
Exosphere

 

In 1913, which activist for women's suffrage in the United Kingdom, was fatally injured when she was trampled by King George V's horse at the Epsom Derby?
Emily Davison

 

Which European river flows through 4 capitals and forms some of the borders of 10 countries?
Danube

 

In American football, what is the nickname for Baltimore?
Ravens

 

Which was the highest grossing film of the 2000s?
Avatar

 

What is the main flavour of a Parkin cake?
Ginger

 

Which city's name translates to english as 'Good Airs'
Buenos Aires

 

Which book by L.P.Hartley has an opening line of 'The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.'
The Go-Between

 

In which prison complex off the coast of South Africa was Nelson Mendela imprisoned?
Robben Island

 

Which regularly scheduled train service first departed from Paris 1883?
The Orient Express