General Knowledge Quiz Round 41

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Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame, was born in which country?
France

 

Thor Hayerdahl lead an expedition to sail from Peru to French Polynesia. What was the name of the raft they sailed on?
Kon-Tiki

 

Who composed the work 'The Magic Flute'?
Mozart

 

This author's first major work was 'Down and Out in Paris and London' in 1933. Name him.
George Orwell

 

Chennai was formerly known by what name?
Madras

 

Heliology is the study of what?
The Sun

 

Mr Darcy is a major character in which novel?
Pride and Prejudice

 

California has which city as its capital?
Sacremento

 

In the sitcom Dad's Army to whom would Captain Mainwaring be speaking when he said "you stupid boy"?
Private Pike

 

Which planet takes 88 days to orbit the sun?
Mercury