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 #1401

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 November 2012

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

Before 1949, by what name was Thailand known?

A
French Indo China
B
Burma
C
Laos
D
Siam
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is a popular ball game?

A
Pumpkin
B
Squelch
C
Squish
D
Squash
Select from the options above.
3

Geoffrey Rush won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1996 for which of these films?

A
Shine
B
The People vs. Larry Flynt
C
Jerry Maguire
D
The English Patient
Select from the options above.
4

By what name were Judith Keppel, Chris Hughes, Kevin Ashman, Daphne Fowler and CJ de Mooi known in a long-running British TV series?

A
The Think Tank
B
The Avengers
C
The Eggheads
D
The Filthy Five
Select from the options above.
5

What phrase means "absolutely everything" or "all of the objects"?

A
Blood, sweat and tears
B
Bell, book and candle
C
Hook, line and sinker
D
Lock, stock and barrel
Select from the options above.
6

What caused the sinking of the British ship "The Royal Oak" on the night of 13 and 14 October 1939?

A
Bombing from airplanes
B
Torpedos from a submarine
C
Kamikaze attacks launched from an aircraft carrier
D
Scuttled by its crew
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these elements can be used to power a nuclear reactor?

A
Lead
B
Mercury
C
Uranium
D
Barium
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.