General Knowledge Quiz (Round 213)

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The UK towns of Bootle and Birkenhead sit on which river?

Mersey

 

What did Charles Babbage invent in 1835?

a) Computer b) Car c) Electric Battery

a) Computer

 

In architecture, which ‘AD’ term describes a popular 1930s design style featuring bold outlines and geometric shapes?

Art Deco

 

Mark Zuckerberg founded which social network in February 2004?

Facebook

 

Bedfordshire, Blood Red and Lancastrian are all types of which vegetable?

Onion

 

Kevin Spacey plays Lester Burnham in which 1999 film?

American Beauty

 

Which item of clothing took its’ name from a garment worn by James Thomas Brudenell to stave off severe cold during the Crimean War?

Cardigan (He was the 7th Earl of Cardigan)

 

Which astronomer was named ‘Astronomer Royal’ in 1995?

a) Sir Martin Rees b) Sir Arnold Wolfendale c) Roger Blandford

a) Sir Martin Rees

 

ANZAC was a First World War army corps featuring soldiers from which two countries?

Australia and New Zealand

 

Singing sisters Natalie and Nicole Appleton of All Saints fame were born in which country?

a) England b) Canada c) USA

b) Canada