General Knowledge Quiz (Round 246)

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The Fiery Angel is a 1954 opera from which Russian composer?

a) Sergei Prokofiev b) Igor Stravinsky c) Maurice Ravel

a) Sergei Prokofiev

 

'How Deep is Your Love' was a UK number one single for which group in March 1996?

Take That

 

In Greek history, who was the last king of Lydia, famed for his vast wealth?

a) Solon b) Croesus c) Cressida

b) Croesus

 

Which flower is sometimes known as 'Traveller's Joy'?

Clematis

 

Which bird, a member of the crow family, is known for its jet black plumage?

Rook

 

Which famous leader said 'England is a nation of shopkeepers'?

Napoleon Bonaparte

 

John Sentamu took on which religious title in 2005?

Archbishop of York

 

In Physics, matter has three fundamental states; gas, solid and ...?

Liquid

 

Which British monarch was known as 'Bloody Mary'?

Mary I

 

In 2012, Chelsea beat which German team on penalties to win the Champions League final?

Bayern Munich