General knowledge 101

From the quiz on 4/10/16.

  1. Which animal appears in the logo of the Liberal Democrats? Bird

  2. In which US city was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in 1968? Memphis

  3. Although it is no longer regularly appointed, what is the highest rank in the British Army? Field Marshal

  4. In 2016, the main stage at the Download Festival was renamed in honour of which late singer? Lemmy

  5. On which date in January is Burns Night traditionally celebrated in Scotland? 25th

  6. In education, for what does the acronym STEM stand? Science, technology, engineering, mathematics

  7. Which two comedians wrote the lyrics to the Lightning Seeds’ UK number-one single Three Lions, England’s official anthem for Euro ’96? (David) Baddiel and (Frank) Skinner

  8. In the comic strip Andy Capp, what is the name of Andy’s long-suffering wife? Florrie (Flo)

  9. Auckland Aces, Northern Knights, Central Stags, Wellington Firebirds, Canterbury Kings and Otago Volts are the six teams that play which specific sport in New Zealand’s Georgie Pie Super Smash? Twenty20 cricket

  10. Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Chris Carter and Sleazy were the four members of which experimental industrial band and performance art group founded in Hull in 1976? Throbbing Gristle


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