General Knowledge Quiz (Round 138)

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According to the bible, where did Noah's Ark come to rest when the floods subsided?
Mountains of Ararat

 

Over what river would you be if you crossed the Pont Neuf bridge?
Seine

 

Samuel Pepys is famous for his diary that he kept from 1660 to 1669. Why did he then stop?
He feared it was damaging his eyesight

 

The Treaty of Vereeniging signed in 1902 ended which war?
Second Boer War (also referred to as The South African War)

 

The last Ford Model T came off the assembly line in 1927 after a production run of how many vehicles? a) 10,155,043 b) 15,007,003 c) 17,236,001
b) 15,007,003

 

The Mercalli intensity scale is used for measuring the intensity of what?
An earthquake (It measures the effects of an earthquake not the magnitude)

 

The Khmer Rouge was the name given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea in which country?
Cambodia

 

Extreme tornadoes can attain wind speeds of up to what? a) 150mph b) 300mph c) 500mph
b) 300mph

 

In athletics, how much does the men's hammer weigh in pounds?
16

 

Which TV series starred Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless?
Cagney and Lacey