General Knowledge Quiz (Round 119)

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Who wrote the book - Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck

 

In which year did British forces complete the evacuation of 338,000 troops from Dunkirk in France?
1940

 

Into which body of water does the Danube flow?
Black Sea

 

What was pumped ashore at Easington in County Durham, England for the first time in 1967?
North Sea Gas

 

On which island in 1977, did two Boeing 747 jumbo jets collide on a runway in heavy fog causing 583 people to be killed – the worst accident in aviation history.
Tenerife

 

An Addax is a type of what? a) Antelope b) Snake c) Beaver
a) Antelope

 

Which crime drama was originally conceived as a feature film about a mobster in therapy having problems with his mother?
The Sopranos

 

What is the main characteristic feature of a Bundt cake?
It is made in a moulded pan that has a cylindrical hole through the center

 

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, was born in which country?
Australia

 

In Roman mythology, who was the god of the Sun?
Apollo