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 #597

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 September 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

What range of hills runs 50 miles from the Worcestershire border through Gloucestershire to the Avon?

A
Caucasus Mountains
B
Pennines
C
Carpathian Mountains
D
Cotswolds
Select from the options above.
2

What is the term used to describe the collection of flowers in species that have more than one flower on an axis (sometimes called "composite flowers"?

A
Effervescence
B
Inflorescence
C
Flourescence
D
Floracity
Select from the options above.
3

What phrase is used to explain the resorting to supernatural causes to explain phenomena that are not able to be explained by natural means?

A
Deus ex machina
B
Mon dieu et mon droit
C
Photokineticism
D
Daguerreotype
Select from the options above.
4

Theoretically, what is the minimum number of strokes with which a tennis player can win a set?

A
48
B
24
C
36
D
12
Select from the options above.
5

What figure of Apollo stood from around 280 BC until destroyed by an earthquake around 224 BC?

A
Lighthouse of Alexandria
B
Statue of Liberty
C
Gilgamesh
D
Colossus of Rhodes
Select from the options above.
6

Who wrote the book that has come to be known as "The Origin of Species"?

A
Ian Fleming
B
Charles Darwin
C
Roald Dahl
D
T E Lawrence
Select from the options above.
7

What is the title of the most famous painting by Franz Hals?

A
The Haywain
B
The Laughing Cavalier
C
The Blue Boy
D
Mr and Mrs Smith
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.