General Knowledge Quiz Round 15

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Yuri Gagarin was the first man to orbit the earth. What was the name of his spacecraft?

Vostok I

 

Graphite is a form of which element?

Carbon

 

What is more commonly referred to as Dry Ice?

Solid Carbon Dioxide

 

Who wrote the novel 'The Spy Who Came in From the Cold'?

John Le Carre

 

What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' landlady?

Mrs Hudson

 

The Battle of Waterloo took place in 1815, but in which country is Waterloo situated?

Belgium

 

A Standard bottle of wine contains 75cl. What is the name of the size of bottle which holds 4.5ltr (or equvalent of 6 standard bottles)?

Jeroboam

 

Used in cooking, what is Ghee?

Clarified butter

 

What Atomic number does the element Helium have?

2

 

What was Robert Louis Stevensons first published novel?

Treasure Island