General knowledge 139

From the quiz on 25/7/17.

  1. Which English comedian wrote the Flanimals series of children’s picture books? Ricky Gervais

  2. By what single name are hip-hop duo André 3000 and Big Boi more commonly known? OutKast

  3. The modern English letter M is believed to derive from an Egyptian hieroglyph depicting what element of nature? Water

  4. Which of Shakespeare’s plays is the only one set in Vienna? Measure for Measure

  5. In 1997, Jenny Shipley became the first female Prime Minister of which Commonwealth country? New Zealand

  6. Good Feeling, The Man Who and The Invisible Band were the first three studio albums by which Scottish rock band? Travis

  7. How many companies constitute the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock market index? 30

  8. Which 19th-century writer had two sons named Cyril and Vyvyan with his wife Constance Lloyd? Oscar Wilde

  9. Which original member of The Beatles did Ringo Starr replace as drummer in 1962? Pete Best

  10. Which country is the only one whose entire territory is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Vatican City

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