General Knowledge Quiz March 2022

1. What name is given to a robot which resembles a human being?   
2. What name is given to a musical instrument of the woodwind family also called the English Horn? 
3. What is the first name of the sister of Gianni Versace who took over his fashion empire after his murder in 1997? 
4. ‘Barwick Green’ is the theme tune to which long running radio show?   
5. The name of which African Country contains all the vowels only once?   
6. Baron Greenback is the arch enemy of which animated TV character?   
7. What was the name of the yacht belonging to former UK Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath? 
8. Which TV writer & Producer created the TV programmes: Grange Hill, Brookside & Hollyoaks? 
9. How many sides are there on a dodecahedron?   
10. Who is the oldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II?   
11. Which musician is known by the nickname ‘The Man with the Golden Flute’? 
12. Who was the original presenter of the TV Quiz Show ‘The Krypton Factor’?   
13. What are the names of the TV Chefs better known as ‘The Hairy Bikers’?   
14. In the book ‘Oliver Twist’ by Charles Dickens, what is the given name of the character known as ‘The Artful Dodger’? 
15. The theme park ‘Dollywood’ & Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion are both located in which US State? 
16. Used in some cocktails, grenadine syrup is obtained from which fruit?   
17. The recent Football Tournament, The Africa Cup of Nations, took place in which country? 
18. What is the name of the horse in the Sitcom ‘Steptoe & Son, and also the middle name of singer Elton John? 
19. Actors Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie & Geoffrey Rush were all born in which country? 
20. What is the name of the official record of debates in the UK Parliament?   

ANSWERS BELOW

JULIE CLARKE


1.What name is given to a robot which resembles a human being?  ANDROID
2. What name is given to a musical instrument of the woodwind family also called the English Horn?COR ANGLAIS
3. What is the first name of the sister of Gianni Versace who took over his fashion empire after his murder in 1997?DONATELLA
4. ‘Barwick Green’ is the theme tune to which long running radio show?  THE ARCHERS
5. The name of which African Country contains all the vowels only once?  MOZAMBIQUE
6. Baron Greenback is the arch enemy of which animated TV character?  DANGER MOUSE
7. What was the name of the yacht belonging to former UK Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath?MORNING CLOUD
8. Which TV writer & Producer created the TV programmes: Grange Hill, Brookside & Hollyoaks?PHIL REDMOND
9. How many sides are there on a dodecahedron?  12
10. Who is the oldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II?  PETER PHILLIPS
11. Which musician is known by the nickname ‘The Man with the Golden Flute’?JAMES GALWAY
12. Who was the original presenter of the TV Quiz Show ‘The Krypton Factor’?  GORDON BURNS
13. What are the names of the TV Chefs better known as ‘The Hairy Bikers’?  DAVE MYERS & SIMON KING
14. In the book ‘Oliver Twist’ by Charles Dickens, what is the given name of the character known as ‘The Artful Dodger’?JACK DAWKINS
15. The theme park ‘Dollywood’ & Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion are both located in which US State?TENNESSEE
16. Used in some cocktails, grenadine syrup is obtained from which fruit?  POMEGRANATE
17. The recent Football Tournament, The Africa Cup of Nations, took place in which country?CAMEROON
18. What is the name of the horse in the Sitcom ‘Steptoe & Son, and also the middle name of singer Elton John?HERCULES
19. Actors Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie & Geoffrey Rush were all born in which country?AUSTRALIA
20. What is the name of the official record of debates in the UK Parliament?  HANSARD