Important General Knowledge (G.K) Question and Answer In English -5

1 Which countries men use the most deodorant Japan
2 Who played Billy the Kid in The Left Handed Gun Paul Newman
3 What was the first credit card Diners Club
4 What links Humphry Davie, Michael Faraday, Madam Curie Poisoned by
chemicals work
5 Hippophagic society members support what Eating horsemeat
6 What did Britain swap Havana for with Spain in 1763 Florida
7 What is the crime of embracery Jury Bribing
8 Which country made the worlds first feature film in 1906 Australia Story of
Kelly gang
9 Who wrote Gentlemen Prefer Blonds Anita Loos
10 What was Norman Bates hobby in Psycho Stuffing birds
11 What was Casanovas day job Librarian
12 Where is the worlds largest gold depository Federal reserve bank
Manhattan
13 Why did the state of Indiana ban Robin Hood in 1953 Communist – rob rich
14 Angelo Scicilano better know as who Charles Atlas
15 How did George II die Fell off toilet
16 What did Marlon Brando and George C Scott refuse Oscars
17 Why was convict 2599 unusual in Pen State prison 1924 Dog doing life for
killing cat
18 What is 6 inches bigger in Summer Eiffel tower
19 What two ingredients make the dish angels on horseback Oysters – wrapped in
Bacon
20 What was Charles Dickens last (unfinished) novel Mystery of Edwin
Drood
21 Which sea on Earth has no beaches Sargasso sea
22 Reuben Tice died trying to invent a machine to do what Dewrinkle prunes
23 De Witt Wallace founded what Readers Digest
24 Who is the Patron Saint of thieves St Nicholas
25 According to his business card what job did Al Capone do Sell second hand
furniture
26 Humans are 10,000 times more sexually active that what animal Rabbits
27 Shirley Schrift became famous as which actress Shelly Winters
28 In Kansas what can a waiter not do in a teacup (legally) Serve wine
29 Which country has the smallest birth rate Vatican City
30 Which 1956 film caused riots in cinemas Rock around the clock
31 Who did the USA buy the Virgin islands from Denmark
32 Who played the scarecrow in the Wiz (all black wiz of oz) Michael Jackson
33 What was or is a Waltzing Mathilda Swagman’s Knapsack
34 Which country was the first to introduce old age pensions Germany
35 Which hats became popular with children in 1956 Davy Crocket
36 Malden Serkiovitch famous as which actor Karl Malden
37 What is it illegal to pawn in New York American flag
38 What hospital did Dr Kildare work at Blaire General
39 Collective nouns – a smuck of what Jellyfish
40 Who was Cleopatra’s first husband Ptolemy Dionysus –
her brother
41 Who was John Dawkins better known as Artful Dodger
42 Which film star has his statue in Leicester Square Charlie Chaplin
43 Virginia McMath became famous as which actress Ginger Rodgers
44 What is the name of Captain Ahab’s ship Peaquod
45 Roosevelt won the 1932 election – who lost it Herbert Hoover
46 Who wrote The History of Mr Polly H G Wells
47 What is the first day of Lent Ash Wednesday
48 Mr Chips said goodbye – from which fictional school Brookfield
49 Who buried the treasure on Treasure Island Captain Flint
50 Which TV series was narrated by Walter Winchell The Untouchables

 

51 In which country was Auschwitz Poland
52 What was the first British instrumental to top the USA charts Telstar by The
Tornados
53 On which national flag is there an eagle and a snake Mexico
54 What group of animals would be in a clowder Cats
55 What is a Sam Browne Military belt
56 What is the chemical symbol for tungsten W
57 Who are the two most translated English writers Shakespeare – Agatha
Christie
58 Citius Altius Fortius is the motto of what organisation Olympic
59 What is the main ingredient of sauce Lyonnaise Onions
60 Who played Miss Marple in 6 films (both names) Margaret Rutherford
61 From what language does the word alphabet come Greek -alpha beta
62 In the nursery rhyme what is Fridays child Loving and Giving
63 What was the first film made in cinemascope The robe
64 Where was the battle of Hastings fought Senlac hill
65 A pearmain is what type of fruit Apple
66 What colour is the bull on an archery target Gold
67 What was the Rolling Stones first no 1 hit Its all over now
68 Name both rival gangs in West Side Story Sharks Jets
69 In golf what do the Americans call an albatross Double Eagle
70 Which classical composer wrote the Hungarian Rhapsody Franz Liszt
71 When is St Swithens day 15th July
72 What are ceps morels and chantrelles Mushrooms
73 Which part of his body did Charlie Chaplin insure Feet
74 In golf what would you put in your shag bag Practice Balls
75 A bind is a group of what type of fish Salmon
76 Which author created Fu Manchu Sax Rohmer
77 Mrs Darell Waters (translated 128 languages) pen name Edith Blyton
78 Who played the pawnbroker in the film of that name Rod Stiger
79 What was the first manufactured item to be sold on Hire Purchase Singer sewing
machine in 1850s
80 Which letters denote Jesus Nazareth King of the Jews INRI
81 In France if you were served le miel what would you eat Honey
82 The Greek for circle of animals gives it name to what Zodiac
83 Who was the Roman god of agriculture Saturn
84 What is ikebana Flower arranging
85 What nationality was Morse inventor of the famous code American
86 Goa used to be a colony of which nation Portugal
87 What does a galactophagist drink Milk
88 What did God create on the fifth day (both) Sea creatures and
birds
89 Where was Bob Dylan born Duluth Minnesota
90 In the 18th century what would a pencil be Brush
91 Agrippa poisoned her husband/uncle who was he Claudius
92 Who was the mother of Castor and Pollux Helen of Troy
93 What are the snaffle Pelham and Weymouth Horse bits
94 Walter Koenig played which part in the Star Trek series Ensign Chekov
95 Who had a hit with Devil Woman Cliff Richard
96 What were the first false teeth made from Ivory
97 The jealous Athena turned who into a spider Arachne
98 What was the first Carry On film Carry on Sergeant
99 Who was the female lead in The Shootist Lauren Bacall
100 What is a dzo Cow Yak cross
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