General Knowledge Quiz (Round 220)

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True or false; the world’s longest bridge is over 100 miles in length?

True: between Beijing and Shanghai

 

Which former Sex Pistol wrote an autobiography entitled ‘Anger is an Energy’?

John Lydon

 

Ford Maddox Brown was a French-born painter best associated with which British city? 

a) London b) Birmingham c) Manchester

c) Manchester

 

What piece of equipment did James Hargreaves invent in 1764?

Spinning Jenny

 

Wandsworth, Woolwich and Harrow are all boroughs of which British city?

London

 

In architecture, which ‘B’ is a German school of design founded by Walter Gropius in 1919?

a) Bauhaus b) Brutalism c) Blobitecture

a) Bauhaus

 

The Aviator starring Leonardo DiCaprio is a 2004 biopic of which American?

Howard Hughes

 

Monarch Edward IV ruled which sport illegal in 1477?

Cricket

 

Which ‘BBT’ was first formulated by George Lemaitre and suggests that the universe formed billions of years ago and has been expanding ever since?

Big Bang Theory

 

Which New York museum is known by the initials MOMA?

Museum of Modern Art