General knowledge 88

From the quiz on 5/7/16.

  1. What is the highest denomination of euro banknote? €500

  2. In which US city is the Liberty Bell situated? Philadelphia

  3. What was the name of the 1985–95 country music supergroup that consisted of Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash? The Highwaymen

  4. What is the common name of Tremarctos ornatus, which is the only species of bear native to South America? Spectacled bear

  5. In 2016, which Dutch driver became the youngest-ever winner of a Grand Prix when he won the Spanish Grand Prix in his début race for Red Bull? Max Verstappen

  6. What is the name of the fortified Moorish palace near Granada in Spain whose name derives from the Arabic for “the red” because of the colour of its outer walls? Alhambra

  7. In diving, for what does the acronym SCUBA stand? Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

  8. In Greek mythology, what is the name, literally meaning “beautiful-voiced”, of the Muse of epic poetry? Calliope

  9. Bibendum, a word taken from Latin poet Horace’s Odes, is the official name of which company mascot, who was created in 1898 by a French cartoonist known as O’Galop? Michelin Man

  10. What are the only two common English words (in the ODE) that both begin and end with the letters UND? Underground and underfund


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