General knowledge 62

From the quiz on 5/1/16.

  1. Vermilion and sanguine are shades of which primary colour? Red

  2. In the USA, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of which month? November

  3. What is the title of the only studio album released by the Sex Pistols? Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols

  4. Which American author wrote the novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both of which are set in Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush? Jack London

  5. What was the name of Horatio Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar? HMS Victory

  6. On a standard dartboard, which two numbers are immediately to the left and right of 20? 1 and 5

  7. In the original Star Wars, what does Obi-Wan Kenobi describe as a “wretched hive of scum and villainy”? Mos Eisley Cantina (Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina)

  8. In personal names, what does the prefix fitz- mean? Son of

  9. Which African dictator is the subject of the 1998 novel and 2006 film The Last King of Scotland? Idi Amin

  10. Mike McGear, who rose to fame in the 1960s as a member of The Scaffold, is the younger brother of which of The Beatles? Paul McCartney


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