General knowledge (8): 10 questions

  1. What four English words end in “dous”?
  2. In what sport have Nelson Piquet, Jack Brabham and Jim Surtees all been world champion?
  3. Which of the seven dwarves comes last alphabetically?
  4. Which martial arts star played the eponymous Bill in the Kill Bill films?
  5. Which fruit or vegetable has the highest fat content?
  6. Which has the higher population; Vietnam, Germany or Mozambique?
  7. Who was Angela Merkel’s predecessor as chancellor of Germany?
  8. What service does the company Squarespace provide?
  9. What is the name of the law which states that the number of transistors in a given space doubles every two years?
  10. Which country colonised Taiwan between 1895 and 1945?

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  1. What four English words end in “dous”?
    A: Tremendous, stupendous, hazardous, horrendous
  2. In what sport have Nelson Piquet, Jack Brabham and Jim Surtees all been world champion?
    A: Formula 1
  3. Which of the seven dwarves comes last alphabetically?
    A: Sneezy
  4. Which martial arts star played the eponymous Bill in the Kill Bill films?
    A: David Carradine
  5. Which fruit or vegetable has the highest fat content?
    A: Avocado
  6. Which has the higher population; Vietnam, Germany or Mozambique?
    A: Vietnam
  7. Who was Angela Merkel’s predecessor as chancellor of Germany?
    A: Gerhard Schröder
  8. What service does the company Squarespace provide?
    A: Website hosting and design
  9. What is the name of the law which states that the number of transistors in a given space doubles every two years?
    A: Moore’s Law
  10. Which country colonised Taiwan between 1895 and 1945?
    A: Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

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