Daily Quizzes Daily

Our daily general knowledge quiz

Quiz Archive Archive

A complete history of our quiz challenges

By Subject Subjects

Choose from seven quiz categories

Personalised Personalised

Build a quiz by subject and difficulty

Daily Quiz #479

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 May 2010

A new general knowledge quiz is available every day. Try today's quiz or work through our archive of daily and themed quizzes.

0 out of ?
1

The first goal in Football World Cup history was scored on 18 July 1930 by Lucien Laurent of France. France won 4–1. Who were they playing against?

A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Belgium
D
India
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is a burrowing insectivorous animal with small eyes and close fur?

A
Armadillo
B
Mole
C
Turtle
D
Daddy Long Legs
Select from the options above.
3

What is the nickname of the flag of the USA?

A
Old Glory
B
Old Man
C
Old Dutch
D
Old Trafford
Select from the options above.
4

From which sport do we get the expression "step up to the plate"?

A
Baseball
B
Golf
C
Rugby Union
D
Polo
Select from the options above.
5

What term, used by US President George W. Bush in November 2002, came to refer to the countries who supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq and subsequent military presence in post-invasion Iraq since 2003?

A
Attack Force
B
Friends of the USA
C
Coalition of the Willing
D
The Alliance
Select from the options above.
6

Who was rumoured to be reunited with ex-husband Brad Pitt in June 2009?

A
Katie Holmes
B
Courtney Cox-Arquette
C
Beyonce
D
Jennifer Aniston
Select from the options above.
7

Who won the Oscar for Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role for 1990?

A
Gerard Depardieu - Cyrano de Bergerac
B
Kevin Costner - Dances with Wolves
C
Robert De Niro - Awakenings
D
Jeremy Irons - Reversal of Fortune
Select from the options above.
0%
There are 0 questions in this quiz.
You've completed 0 questions.
You've answered 0 questions correctly.
You've answered 0 questions incorrectly.