General Knowledge Quiz (Round 1)

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The questions and answers within this pub quiz round were verified and updated in July 2020.

 

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1) Which British actor who starred as Jimmy in the film Quadrophenia later appeared in Blur's video for the single Parklife?

 

2) As of July 2020, which Argentinian striker is Barcelona's all-time leading goalscorer?

 

3) Lara Croft is a fictional character in which video game franchise?

 

4) Planned and constructed in 1850 by King Maximilian II of Bavaria, Maximilianstrasse is a major shopping district in which German city?

 

5) The wise, methodical detective Lester Freamon is a fictional character in which cult TV series set in Baltimore?

 

6) Which is Europe's most southernly capital city?

 

7) Clark Kent is the real name of which superhero?

 

8) The film Grease was mostly filmed in which US state?

 

9) Which Irish writer and clergyman wrote Gulliver's Travels?

 

10) The largest tower located OUTSIDE of London in the United Kingdom is found in which English city?

 

Answers:

 

1) Which British actor who starred as Jimmy in the film Quadrophenia later appeared in Blur's video for the single Parklife?

Phil Daniels

 

2) As of July 2020, which Argentinian striker is Barcelona's all-time leading goalscorer?

Lionel Messi

 

3) Lara Croft is a fictional character in which video game franchise?

Tomb Raider

 

4) Planned and constructed in 1850 by King Maximilian II of Bavaria, Maximilianstrasse is a major shopping district in which German city?

Munich

 

5) The wise, methodical detective Lester Freamon is a fictional character in which cult TV series set in Baltimore?

The Wire

 

6) Which is Europe's most southernly capital city?

Nicosia, Cyprus

 

7) Clark Kent is the real name of which superhero?

Superman

 

8) The film Grease was mostly filmed in which US state?

California

 

9) Which Irish writer and clergyman wrote Gulliver's Travels?

Jonathan Swift

 

10) The largest tower located OUTSIDE of London in the United Kingdom is found in which English city?

Manchester