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A selection of General Knowlege Pot-Luck questions for all the family.

In the fairytale of ‘Cinderella’, what does Cinderella leave behind at the ball? A glass slipper
Which famous New York Italian restaurant can be shortened to ‘F&B’s? Frankie & Bennys
What is the name of Horrid Henry’s younger brother? Perfect Peter
What country do wallabies come from? Australia
What is the name of the dog in ‘The Famous Five’ books by Enid Blyton? Timothy
How much change would you have from £2 if you bought two stamps at 60p each? 80p
How many centimetres are there in one metre? 100
Can you name the chipmunks that star alongside Alvin? Simon and Theodore
What do tadpoles turn into? Frogs
What colour are Mickey Mouse’s shoes? Yellow
How many hours are there in 2 days? 48
Which superhero has an assistant called Robin? Batman
What is the name of the boy who can fly and refuses to grow up? Peter Pan
Trees help us to breathe because they provide us with what? Oxygen
In what sport do you run and jump as far as possible into a sandpit? Long Jump
What are the names of the twins in Rugrats? Philip (Phil) and Lillian (Lil) DeVille
Is the sun a planet or a star? Star
How many letters are there in the English alphabet? 26
Can you unscramble this word to find the name of an Ocean? NADINI Indian
How many children do Shrek and Fiona have? 3
Which video game do you use cartoon birds to get rid of pigs? Angry Birds
When mixed together, what two colours make orange? Red & Yellow
What was the name of the German leader during World War II? Adolf Hitler
Which cartoon character says ‘What’s Up Doc? Bugs Bunny
What was Little Jack Horner eating in the nursery rhyme? Christmas Pie
Which country do the islands of Mallorca and Menorca belong to? Spain
How many years are there in a century? 100
According to the nursery rhyme, who couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty back together again? All the King’s horses and all the King’s men
In which game do you aim to knock down ten pins with a ball? Ten-pin bowling
How many different colours are mentioned in ‘The Rainbow Song’? Seven
In which film is the song ‘Happy’ featured in? Despicable Me 2
Which fantasy adventure film does the dog ‘Toto’ appear in? the Wizard of Oz
What are the first names of Harry Potter’s two best friends? Ron and Hermione
What country did the Romans come from? Italy
What are ballet, tap and hip-hop all types of? Dance
Can fish close their eyes? No (as they do not have eyelids)
What is the name of the world famous entertainment park in Orlando, Florida? Walt Disney World
What is the capital city of Wales? Cardiff
What do we place on the top of a bonfire on bonfire night? A Guy Fawkes effigy
How many dwarfs did Snow White have? Seven
Who built an ark and let the animals in two by two? Noah
In which country would you find the famous palace called the ‘Taj Mahal’? India
Which fairytale princess slept for 100 years? Sleeping Beauty
What is the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury
Which Disney film is the song ‘The Bare Necessities’ from? the Jungle Book
Which animal jumps over the moon in ‘Hey Diddle Diddle’? Cow
In which country would you find the ‘Eiffel Tower’? France
What two colours make up the flag of spain? Red and Yellow
What is a baby cow called? Calf
How many blind mice are there in the famous nursery rhyme? Three
What year was the Battle of Hastings? 1066
Can you unscramble this word to find the name of a planet? SUVEN Venus
Who brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to the Baby Jesus? The Three Wise Men (AKA The Three Kings)
What organ pumps blood around your body? Heart
Which little girl visits Wonderland in the Disney film? Alice
How many numbers are there on a dart board? 20
Ariel is the main character in which Disney film? The Little Mermaid
Is a snake an amphibian or a reptile? Reptile
Which Disney character has a nose that grows longer every time he tells a lie? Pinocchio
What is 11 x 10? 110
How many strings does a Cello have? Four
Who is Queen Elizabeth II’s oldest son? Prince Charles
What is the chemical symbol for water? H2O
Who wrote the Twilight series? Stephenie Meyer
How many members did the band ‘One Direction’ form with? Five
In which Galaxy is Earth located? The Milky Way
What is the first element in the periodic table? Hydrogen
How many years are in a millennium? 1000
What is the fastest land animal? Cheetah
What colour is scarlet? Bright Red
In the Christian calendar, what does ‘Ash Wednesday’ signify the start of? Lent
What is the name of New Zealand’s largest island? South Island
What is the name of The Simpsons’ pet greyhound? Santa’s Little Helper
How many legs does an insect have? Six
Name a country where you would spend ‘Rupees’? India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan Sri Lanka, Mauritius or Seychelles
Which US Soccer Team did David Beckham play for? LA Galaxy
In physics, the three states of matter are solid, liquid and _____? Gas
Which superhero has been played by actors, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield? Spider-Man
What nickname does pop star Rita Ora call her fans? Ritabots
What is the capital of Portugal? Lisbon
Which Little Miss is never on time? Little Miss Late
What Country borders Chile to the East? Argentina
What urbane film star started life as Reginald Carey? Rex Harrison
Who was Queen Mary I’s mother? Catherine of Aragon
A woman who is head of the family, is called a what? Matriarch
Dogs are colour blind… True or False? True
When did Gibraltar become a British Colony. 1713, 1723 or 1733? 1713
Which 60s pop group was noted for its humorous parodies? The Barron Knights
Who said: ‘The Lamps are going out all over Europe’? Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary (1914)
What feline word describes a quick snooze? Catnap
How man ‘golds’ did Rebecca Adlington win at the 2008 Olympics? Two
In which Century was Jane Austen born? 18th
From which tree do acorns come? Oak
How many degrees does a right-angled triangle? 90°
Which Canadian city is across the river from Detroit? Windsor
Who took over from Roger Moore as ‘The Saint’ on television? Ian Ogilvy
In which County is the City of Norwich? Norfolk
Which Jockey won the Derby in 2007 at his fifteenth attempt? Frankie Dettori
Who became known as the ‘Butcher of the Somme’? Field Marshal Douglas Haig
Where in London is the National Gallery? Trafalgar Square
What is called ‘The Old Lady of Threadneedle street’? Bank of England
In which war was the Battle of Balaclava? Crimean War
What is the next prime number after 71? 73
Which best-selling author also wrote as ‘Mary Westmacott’? Agatha Christie
What is England’s largest national park? Lake District
How many hearts does Dr Who have? Two
What colour is Carmine? Red
Which grow upward, stalactites or stalagmites? Stalagmites
What blocks the sun’s ultra-violet rays? Ozone
Which famous riding school is in Vienna? Spanish Riding School
True or False: the average human body has more than 200 muscles? True
What small yellow creatures are known by names including Dave, Stuart, Jerry, Tim, Mark, Phil and Kevin? Minions
Percy, Gordon, Henry, James, Edward, Toby and Emily are characters from which TV Series? Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
Who is the Queen of England? Queen Elizabeth II
What day of the week do we celebrate Mother’s Day? Sunday
Which sport involves two small bats, a ball and a table? Table Tennis
Which important religious person lives at the Vatican? The Pope
What are the first names of the five members of One Direction? Harry, Liam, Louis, Niall and Zayn
What type of animal is Pluto, the Disney Character? A dog
Can you unscramble this word to find the name of another type of fruit: LEMON? Melon
What birds are used for racing and carrying messages? Pigeons
Which Country did Italy invade in April 1939? Albania
What building does King Kong climb at the end of the film? Empire State Building
Lake Tahoe is in which US State? Nevada
What does the ‘e’ in email stand for? Electronic
What are the flowers of the Hazel Tree? Catkins
Which group of UK Artists was named after a London Suburb? Camden Town Group
What colour was Donovan’s mellow song? Yellow
What is another word for fishing? Angling
What is a female camel called? Cow
What is army slang for a military prison? Glasshouse
Who is Joan Collins’ novelist sister? Jackie Collins
Which detective does Nathaniel Parker portray on TV? Inspector Lynley
What in medieval times was a jongleur? Wandering Minstrel
Which family lives at 742 Evergreen Terrace? The Simpsons
How is Hardaknut Knutsson better known? King Canute
Which Brown was a British foreign secretary? George Brown
What is hot and crossed and eaten at Easter? Hot Cross Bun
Which Hollywood superstar once had a job cleaning Lion cages? Sylvester Stallone
What does the Latin agnus dei mean? Lamb of God
Which instrument usually has 47 strings? Harp
What is the main ingredient of a brick? Clay
Who is Naomi Campbell? Model
What do you score in cricket? Runs
In which country are the Highlands? Scotland
What colour are the spots on a common ladybird? Black
In 55BC, who tried to invade Britain? Julius Caesar
What was Charlie’s surname in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Bucket
Who wrote the Discworld series of books? Terry Pratchett
What sinister name is given to a group of crows? Murder
What was the name of the meerkat in The Lion King? Timon
In the human body, where would you find the femur bone? In your leg, it is the thigh bone
How many holes would you play in ½ a round of golf? Nine
Actress and singer Selena Gomez played the part of Alex Russo in which US teen sitcom? Wizards of Waverley Place
What is the only South American country to have Portuguese as its official language? Brazil
What does UV stand for in terms of radiation? Ultra Violet
Which TV cartoon features Tommy, Chuckie and Angelica? Rugrats
What does the ‘RSPCA’ in the animal charity stand for? Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
What is the term for a score of 40-40 in tennis? Deuce
What is the Spanish word for the number one? Uno
In which fairy-tale does a giant say ‘Fee-fi-fo-fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman’? Jack and the Beanstalk
What is missing from the popular meal, ‘Toad in the….’? Hole
What is the first name of the famous artist ‘Van Gogh’? Vincent
What are the names of the first man and woman created by God? Adam and Eve
Where was Doctor Foster travelling to in the nursery rhyme? Gloucester
Which word, beginning with the letter ‘B’, can follow the words: door, church or school? Bell
Which angel told Mary that she would have a baby called Jesus? The Angel Gabriel
How many months of the year end with the letter ‘Y’? Four (January, February, May & July)
How many wings do dragonflies have? Four
Which Smurf falls over a lot and accidentally breaks and drops things? Clumsy Smurf
What did King Arthur easily pull out of a stone? A sword
What sugary fluid do bees remove from flowers to help them make honey? Nectar