General Knowledge Quiz (Round 97)

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Bells Beach, Margaret River and Byron Bay are Australian towns best known for which sport?

Surfing

 

Who recorded the 1965 album 'Bringing It All Back Home'?

Bob Dylan

 

Which biblical prophet has a name which means 'who is like Yah' in English?

a) Malachi b) Micah c) Moses

b) Micah

 

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia is a fear of which number?

666

 

Along with partner Hal David, who wrote the following songs: "What's New Pussycat?", "Long after Tonight Is All Over" and "Alfie"?

Burt Bacharach

 

What is the surname of the British singer Adele?

a) Adams b) Adkins c) Atkinson

b) Adkins

 

Which ancient Greek temple, dedicated to the goddess Athena, sits on the hill of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece?

Parthenon

 

What is the first name of the Coronation Street character played by Samia Ghadie?

Maria

 

The books of which Venetian merchant traveler introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China?

Marco Polo

 

What is the name of the branch of mathematics which can be used to work out the length of sides and sizes of angles of right-angled triangles?

a) Trigonometry b) Calculus c) Algebra

a) Trigonometry