General Knowledge Quiz (Round 219)

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Which former Manchester United footballer wrote an autobiography entitled ‘Blessed’?

George Best

 

What did Rickenbacker, Barth and Beauchamp invent in 1931?

a) Jet engine b) Bra c) Electric guitar

c) Electric guitar

 

In which British city might you find the Arndale Centre, The Trafford Centre or the Triangle?

Manchester

 

As of 2018, who is the oldest winner of Golf’s US Masters at 46?

Jack Nicklaus

 

Tom Hanks plays 12 year old Josh Baskin in which 1988 film?

Big

 

Oberon is the largest of the satellites orbiting which of the traditional solar system planets?

a) Mars b) Saturn c) Uranus

c) Uranus

 

Tripoli is the capital city of which North African country?

Libya

 

Musician Shane MacGowan of Pogues fame was born in which country?

a) Ireland b) England c) USA

b) England

 

Lots of people in the UK hold GNVQs, but what does GNVQ stand for?

General National Vocational Qualification

 

Which British modern artist born in 1962 produces work which often features images of herself such as 1996’s ‘Self Portrait with Fried Eggs’?

a) Sarah Lucas b) Tracey Emin c) Gillian Wearing

a) Sarah Lucas