General knowledge 116

From the quiz on 14/2/17.

  1. The alloy bronze consists chiefly of which two elemental metals? Copper and tin

  2. Generatim discite cultus (“Learn each field according to its kind”) is the motto of which British university? University of Bath

  3. Which Taiwanese company produced the Dream, the first commercial mobile phone to use the Android operating system? HTC

  4. In the Harry Potter universe, Hagrid is allergic to which common pet? Cat

  5. Which European country was formed in the 1860s as a union of the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia? Romania

  6. As of July 2016, which English rock band’s Greatest Hits is the best-selling album in the UK? Queen

  7. What is the name of Daffy Duck’s sci-fi superhero alter-ego, who first appears in a 1953 cartoon partially titled …in the 24½th Century? Duck Dodgers

  8. Which Canadian actor plays Louis Tully in Ghostbusters, Wayne Szalinski in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Barney Rubble in the 1994 live-action movie The Flintstones? Rick Moranis

  9. Big Bang, T-ara, Super Junior and Girls’ Generation are among the most popular bands from which Asian country? South Korea

  10. Which satirical TV series created by Chris Morris has six main episodes entitled Animals, Drugs, Science, Sex, Crime and Decline plus one special entitled Paedophilia? Brass Eye

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