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 #643

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 October 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 MacRobertson International Shield is competed for by Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand and the United States and known affectionately as "the MacRob", in which sport?

A
Quoits
B
Tug o War
C
Rollerball
D
Croquet
Select from the options above.
2

After being called various names including the Congo Free State, Belgian Congo and Congo-Léopoldville, what was the (now) Democratic Republic of the Congo known as?

A
Zambia
B
Zanzibar
C
Zaire
D
Zimbabwe
Select from the options above.
3

The 2006 Grammy Award for the Best Musical Theatre recording were John Du Prez & Eric Idle (producers & composers) and Eric Idle (lyricist) for which show?

A
Carousel
B
Monty Python's Spamalot
C
My Fair Lady
D
Hair
Select from the options above.
4

Which Frenchman was a Franciscan, then a Benedictine monk, a teacher, a professor of anatomy and a priest, who wrote "Gargantua et Pantagruel", a huge comic narrative full of miscellaneous learning from the 16th century?

A
Molière
B
Alexandre Dumas
C
Victor Hugo
D
François Rabelais
Select from the options above.
5

Rachel Hunter, model and Rod Stewart's ex wife, posed nude for which magazine in 2004?

A
Ralph
B
Penthouse
C
FHM
D
Playboy
Select from the options above.
6

Who discovered the two moons of Mars in 1877?

A
Herschel
B
Galileo
C
Asaph Hall
D
Cassini
Select from the options above.
7

According to some Christian tradition, who were Balthazar, Melchior and Caspar?

Note: This question was updated in February 2017
A
The Supremes
B
Three blind mice
C
Three coins in a fountain
D
Three wise men
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.