General knowledge (15): 10 questions

  1. What name links a washing detergent, a Shakespeare character and a Disney character?
  2. Who fought in the Rumble in the Jungle?
  3. What are the 4 main ingredients of beer?
  4. Who was the first Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition?
  5. Who would generally use a bain-marie?
  6. Whose ear did Mike Tyson partially bite off?
  7. What is the world’s largest administrative building?
  8. Who used to live in Bran Castle, Romania, and which fictional character did he inspire?
  9. Which band had hits with Rio, Planet Earth and Hungry Like the Wolf?
  10. Which two months are named after Roman emperors?

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  1. What name links a washing detergent, a Shakespeare character and a Disney character?
    A: Ariel
  2. Who fought in the Rumble in the Jungle?
    A: Mohammed Ali and George Foreman
  3. What are the 4 main ingredients of beer?
    A: Water, malt, barley, hops
  4. Who was the first Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition?
    A: Tomas de Torquemada
  5. Who would generally use a bain-marie?
    A: A chef
  6. Whose ear did Mike Tyson partially bite off?
    A: Evander Holyfield
  7. What is the world’s largest administrative building?
    A: The Pentagon
  8. Who used to live in Bran Castle, Romania, and which fictional character did he inspire?
    A: Vlad Dracul (the Impaler), inspiration for Dracula
  9. Which band had hits with Rio, Planet Earth and Hungry Like the Wolf?
    A: Duran Duran
  10. Which two months are named after Roman emperors or leaders?
    A: July and August (Julius Caesar and Augustus) 

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