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 #776

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 March 2011

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

Why is "Chantilly porcelain", made from 1730 to 1800 near the Ch√Ęteau de Chantilly (Oise, France), technically an imitation porcelain?

A
All designs were copied from Wedgewood
B
It was not fired
C
Kaolin (i.e. "china clay") was not an ingredient
D
It was painted in one colour only
Select from the options above.
2

Where was the Boer War fought?

A
Northern Europe
B
Southern Africa
C
Western Australia
D
Eastern India
Select from the options above.
3

Soccer player George Best once said that he spent 95% of his money on wine, women and song, and the other 5% he ... what?

A
Used to buy houses
B
Saved
C
Gave to the poor
D
Wasted
Select from the options above.
4

The first Canadian province to adopt one of these officially was Nova Scotia in 1955, and now all provinces and territories (except Nunavut) and Cape Breton Island have officially adopted a ... what?

A
Breed of cat
B
Panda
C
Tartan
D
Language
Select from the options above.
5

The American version of the TV series "The Office" is set in what city?

A
Minneapolis
B
Scranton
C
Boston
D
Cincinnati
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these signifies that an internal combustion engine is fitted with something other than a carburettor?

A
GTR
B
ABS
C
EFI
D
DOHC
Select from the options above.
7

What author's non-fiction work includes "The Fate of Man", "The Future in America: A Search After Realities", "Little Wars", "The New World Order", "The Outline of History", "Russia in the Shadows" and "A Short History of the World"?

A
Agatha Christie
B
Isaac Asimov
C
J K Rowling
D
H G Wells
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.