General knowledge 10

From the quiz on 28/10/14.

  1. The Bull Ring is a major commercial area of which English city? Birmingham

  2. Which member of the British Cabinet officially resides at 11 Downing Street? Chancellor of the Exchequer (Second Lord of the Treasury)

  3. Which singer’s fans are known as Little Monsters? Lady Gaga

  4. In which sport does “27 up, 27 down” constitute a perfect game? (Major League) Baseball

  5. Which Germanic people, led by King Alaric I, sacked Rome in 410 AD? Visigoths

  6. Which website, founded in 2005 by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, calls itself “the front page of the Internet”? Reddit

  7. In Irish folklore, what is the traditional occupation of leprechauns? Shoemakers (cobblers)

  8. What was Stephen King’s first published novel? Carrie

  9. Which quiz show features the Beast, the Dark Destroyer, the Governess and the Sinnerman? The Chase

  10. What are the six most abundant chemical elements in the human body, together accounting for almost 99% of its mass? Oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus

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