General Knowledge Quiz (Round 252)

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Which Queen song featured in the film Wayne's World?

Bohemian Rhapsody

 

Southwark is a borough in which British city?

London

 

Which American actor won the 2002 Academy Award for his performance in Training Day?

a) Denzil Washington b) Tom Cruise c) Tom Hanks

a) Denzil Washington

 

Which folk singer known for the song 'Mercedes Benz' died of a heroin overdose in 1970 aged just 27?

Janis Joplin

 

Which French philospher wrote the existential novel The Stranger?

a) Ayn Rand b) Albert Camus c) Karl Raimund Popper

b) Albert Camus

 

True or false, The Bahamas is made up of over 700 islands?

True

 

Which British monarch lived to the oldest age? Queen Victoria or King George V?

Queen Victoria (81 vs 70)

 

WL Judson invented which useful object in 1891?

a) The zip b) The pencil c) The radiator

a) The zip

 

Which Yann Martel novel features the line 'Very few castaways can claim to have survived so long at sea as Mr Patel and none in the company of an adult Bengal tiger'?

Life of Pi

 

Francis Crick and James Watson made which medical discovery in 1953?

Structure of DNA