General Knowledge Quiz (Round 244)

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By area, which is the largest continent on the planet?

Asia

 

Cyprus is an island in which sea?

Mediterranean

 

The K2 mountain of Pakistan is situated in which mountain range?

Himalayas

 

'Heroes of the sea, noble people' is the first line of which European country's national anthem?

Portugal

 

In which year did the Titanic sink during its' maiden voyage?

a) 1892 b) 1902 c) 1912

c) 1912

 

In the US it's known as an 'alligator pear', what's it known as in the UK?

Avocado

 

Which Roald Dahl book begins 'These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr. Bucket'?

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers and The Invention of Love are all plays by which Czech-born British playwright?

a) Tom Stoppard b) Harold Pinter c) John Osborne

a) Tom Stoppard

 

The 'Peverell brothers' and Peter Pettigrew exist in which series of books?

Harry Potter series

 

Which 'M' is Britain's leading hospital specialising in eye injuries?

Moorfield