General Knowledge Quiz (Round 266)

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Gutzon Borglum was the sculptor responsible for one of the most iconic sculptures in the United States but died before completion, what is it called?

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

 

The United Arab Emirates is a federation of how many Emirates?

7

 

Fidel Castro became the President of Cuba in which decade?

1970’s

 

How many States were there in the United States before Alaska joined in 1959?

48

 

Where is the largest collection of Victoria Crosses held?

Imperial War Museum, London

 

Which 2 player board game was invented in China over 2500 years ago and is believed to be the oldest to be continually played to modern day?

Go

 

What is the term for a baby Koala?

Joey

 

Players from which team were killed in the Munich air disaster in 1958?

Manchester United

 

John Flamsteed and Edmond Halley were the first two holders of which scientific post?

Astronomer Royal

 

How many sheets of paper make a Ream? a) 100 b) 500 c) 1000

b) 500