General Knowledge Quiz (Round 140)

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During which war did the Battle of Marston Moor take place in 1644 ?
English Civil War

 

Serge Gainsbourg who had a controversial hit with the song Je t'aime, but who else featured on the recording?
Jane Birkin

 

Who sponsors the England and Wales County Championship since 2016?
Specsavers

 

Sydney is the capital of which Australian region?
New South Wales

 

The Ericsson Globe, as of 2017, is the world’s largest hemispherical building but in which city is it?
Stockholm

 

Which cricket commentator was known as 'Blowers'?
Henry Blofeld

 

In what year did Alexander Graham Bell patent the telephone? a)1836 b) 1856 c) 1876
c) 1876

 

Which record did Kevin Pressman create whilst playing for Sheffield Wednesday against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 13 August 2000? a) most penalty saves in normal time (3) b) Fastest substitution (15 seconds) c) Fastest red card (13 seconds)
c) Fastest red card - 13 seconds 

 

Roman Polanski the film director was born in which country?
France

 

The name of the Argentinian capital translates to what in English?
Good Winds/Air