General Knowledge Quiz (Round 231)

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Which is the highest rank in the Royal Navy?
Admiral of the Fleet (not just Admiral)

 

Richard Noble set a land speed record of 633.468 miles per hour driving which car?
Thrust2

 

Which Yann Martel novel won the Booker Prize in 2002?
The Life of Pi

 

The life of entertainer Fanny Brice inspired which musical film starring Barbra Streisand?
Funny Girl

 

King Richard II used which wild creature as his personal badge? a) Red Lion b) White Hart c) White Bear
b) White Hart

 

Edmund Barton was the name of which southern hemisphere country's first Prime Minister?
Australia

 

Which Whitbread Book Award winning novel by Mark Haddon, is about a 15-year-old boy who describes himself as "a mathematician with some behavioural difficulties" living in Swindon.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

 

What was Desperate Dan's favourite food?
Cow Pie

 

What is the term used for a word or phrase created by rearranging the letters of a word or name or phrase?
Anagram

 

Who was the winged goddess of victory in Greek mythology?
Nike