General knowledge 128

From the quiz on 9/5/17.

  1. Which US city is served by O’Hare International Airport? Chicago

  2. In an episode first broadcast in 1996, which TV show popularized the words ‘embiggen’ and ‘cromulent’? The Simpsons

  3. In football, how many yards from the goal line is the penalty spot? 12

  4. Which historical alliance was known in German as Achsenmächte, in Japanese as Sūjikukoku and in Italian as Potenze dell’Asse? Axis powers

  5. What job did Greg Davies, Romesh Ranganathan and Frank Skinner all have prior to pursuing a career in comedy? Teacher

  6. Yağlı güreş, known in English as oil wrestling, is the national sport of which country? Turkey

  7. 21 Seconds was the only UK number-one single for which garage and hip-hop group? So Solid Crew

  8. Which American company created and originally developed the King’s Quest, Space Quest, Police Quest, Gabriel Knight and Leisure Suit Larry series of adventure games? Sierra

  9. The landmark US legal case Roe v. Wade established, under the Fourteenth Amendment, a woman’s right to have what medical procedure? Abortion

  10. At the climax of which 1949 film does James Cagney’s character Cody Jarrett exclaim “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!”? White Heat


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