General Knowledge Quiz (Round 186)

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In the world of Beatrix Potter, what type of animal is Timmy Tiptoes?

Squirrel

 

Can you name the second largest planet in the solar system, first observed by Galileo Galilei in 1610?

Saturn

 

Which country was the smallest founder member state of the European Union, with a population of approximately half a million citizens?

Luxembourg

 

Caxton Street in Westminster, London is named after the man first thought to have introduced which technique to the UK which led to him becoming the first English retailer of printed books?

Printing press

 

Which 2014 hit begins: 'It might seem crazy what I'm 'bout to say / Sunshine she's here, you can take a break'?

Happy (Pharrell Williams)

 

Who took up the role of Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in May 2009 and continues to serve in 2018?

Carol Ann Duffy

 

In which year did Russell Crowe win the Best Actor Oscar for his role in Gladiator?

a) 1998 b) 2000 c) 2002

b) 2000

 

Which 'N' is a slender piece of polished metal used to sew or a term for annoying someone with continuous criticism?

Needle

 

Which US rapper had a June 2010 UK number one single with 'Not Afraid'?

Eminem

 

What does the term 'IQ' stand for, in relation to human knowledge?

Intelligence Quotient