General Knowledge Quiz (Round 134)

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Black lead is a common name for which substance?
Graphite

 

Henry IV was the first king of which royal house?
Lancaster

 

From which film does the following quotes come? "It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses."
- "Hit it!" 

The Blues Brothers

 

The system of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths was established in England and Wales in what year? a) 1817 b) 1837 c) 1857
b) 1837

 

Mackenzie King, the then Canadian Prime Minister, became the first what in 1947?
Canadian citizen

 

The British railway network was nationalized to form British Railways in what year? a)1838 b) 1948 c) 1958
b) 1948

 

The World Trade Organisation is headquartered in which european country?
Switzerland

 

For how many years was J Edgar Hoover the Director of the FBI? a) 18 b) 28 c) 37
c) 37

 

Christine Lagarde has been managing director of what since July 2011?
International Monetary Fund

 

The 'Battle of George Square' took place in 1919 in which British city?
Glasgow