General Knowledge Quiz (Round 90)

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The Weetabix cereal company has manufactured which brand of the muesli for the UK market since the late 1960s?

Alpen

 

Angel Falls, the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall is in which country?

Venezuela

 

What was the name of Lord Nelson's flagship at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar?

HMS Victory

 

Which famous musician was born in Liverpool on October 9th, 1940?

John Lennon

 

What word 'petroleum' is made up of two Latin words - petra meaning 'rock' and oleum meaning?

Oil

 

Mary McAleese served as President of which country between November 1997 and November 2011?

Republic of Ireland

 

What is the name of Wordsworth poem which begins: "I wandered lonely as a cloud"?

Daffodils

 

In animals, mimesis and crypsis are forms of what?

a) Camouflage b) Eating habits c) Sleeping patterns

a) Camouflage

 

Kirsty Young replaced Sue Lawley as host of which BBC radio program in 2006?

Desert Island Discs

 

Viscountess Nancy Astor was the first sitting Member of British Parliament as a member for which party?

a) Liberal Party b) Women's Party c) Conservative Party

c) Conservative Party