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 #2957

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 February 2017

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 of these is a character from the musical "Annie"?

A
Robin
B
Obelix
C
Snowy
D
Daddy Warbucks
Select from the options above.
2

The novels "The Lover", The Sea Wall" and "Moderato Cantabile" and the script for the film "Hiroshima Mon Amour" (1959) were written by which 20th century French novelist, playwright, scriptwriter, essayist and experimental filmmaker?

A
Jean-Paul Sartre
B
Marguerite Duras
C
Jean Genet
D
André Malraux
Select from the options above.
3

Where is the strait known as the Bocca Tigris?

A
In the River Tigre, Peru
B
At the mouth of the River Tigris in the Persian Gulf
C
In the Pearl River delta, South China
D
At the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these Elizabeth/Elisabeths did not have the title of Queen?

A
Elizabeth Philippine Marie Hélène, grand-daughter of Louis XV of France, 1764 - 1794
B
Elizabeth of Valois or Isabella, daughter of Henry II of France, 1546 - 1568
C
The daughter of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and George VI of England, born 1926.
D
The daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, 1837 - 98
Select from the options above.
5

What is the name for the point on the earth's surface that is directly above an earthquake?

A
Epilogue
B
Epcot centre
C
Epicentre
D
Epidemic
Select from the options above.
6

What is the relationship between the words "left" (the opposite of right) and "left" (the past tense of "leave")?

A
Homonyms
B
Synonyms
C
Pseudonyms
D
Antonyms
Select from the options above.
7

What happened during a New York sprint car race to cause NASCAR driver Tony Stewart to withdraw from the 2014 Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International race the day after?

A
The Sprints race was not NASCAR-sanctioned and he was disqualified
B
His car spun out taking 10 more cars with it and he was hospitalised
C
Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr who was walking down the track
D
His patron died in a plane crash
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.