Posted by: braddenvillage | February 22, 2011

February Quiz – General knowledge (With answers)

The February Quiz – General Knowledge


Which country was the only original member of OPEC outside of the Middle East?

A: Venezuela


Who created the literary detective Sam Spade?

A: Dashell Hammett


What are the four vocal ranges for members of a choir?

A: Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass


Name any year that Leonardo Da Vinci was alive.

A: 1452 – 1519


Which architect was known as the “Wizard of the Dome”?

A: Buckminster Fuller


What are the two ingredients of a Black Velvet cocktail?

A: Sparkling Wine or Champagne and Stout (usually Guinness)


Name either of the Brothers Grimm’s first names.

A: Jacob or Wilhelm


What is the name of the Salvador Dali painting that shows clocks oozing over a landscape?

A: The Persistence of Memory


Which two boxers were involved in the “Thrilla in Manila?”

A: Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier


Name the five basic tastes.

Saltiness, Sweetness, Sourness, Bitterness and Unamai (pronounced “oo-ma-me”) aka Savourness

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