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 #2883

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 December 2016

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

Which architect died after being hit by a tram in the streets of Barcelona?

A
Lluis Domènech i Montaner
B
Antoni Gaudi
C
Antonio Palacios
D
Secundino Zuazo
Select from the options above.
2

At the end of the film "The Bridge On The River Kwai", who blew up the bridge?

A
Major Warden (played by Jack Hawkins)
B
Colonel Nicholson (played by Alec Guinness)
C
Colonel Saito (played by Sessue Hayakawa)
D
The US Navy sailor (played by William Holden)
Select from the options above.
3

Which animal, exclusively carnivorous, mostly nocturnal, with eyeballs each the same size as its brain, lives only on the islands of south east Asia?

A
Aye-aye
B
Bushbaby
C
Potto
D
Tarsier
Select from the options above.
4

Towards the end of 1781 the crew of the British trading ship Zong did what to conserve scarce supplies of water?

A
Hoisted so much sail to increase speed that the ship capsized
B
Offloaded half the crew at the next port
C
Diluted the water with rum
D
Threw 133 Africans, held as slave cargo, overboard to drown
Select from the options above.
5

Goidelic is one type of the Celtic language. What is the other?

A
Catatonic
B
Histrionic
C
Brythonic
D
Boadiceaic
Select from the options above.
6

Where does the €10 Greek commemorative coin, minted in 2003 to commemorate the 2004 Summer Olympics, showing handball take its design from?

A
A silhouette photograph of champion player Nikola Karabatic
B
A design competition won by Gregorio C. Caparas
C
An archaic black-figure pottery vase showing a game known as cheirosphaira
D
A popular Greek cartoon
Select from the options above.
7

Where in Africa is Table Mountain?

A
South Africa
B
Libya
C
Mozambique
D
Morocco
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.