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 #3478

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2018

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

Who is told, in a Shakespearean play, that he will "never vanquish'd be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him"?

A
Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"
B
Macbeth in "Macbeth"
C
Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
D
The Earl of Gloucester in "King Lear"
Select from the options above.
2

Where in London is Nelson's column?

A
Red Square
B
Leicester Square
C
Sloane Square
D
Trafalgar Square
Select from the options above.
3

In 2012 an annual international event, GODZone, was established in New Zealand for competitors in what?

A
Mountain biking
B
Combined kayaking, swimming and cycling
C
Adventure and multi-discipline racing
D
Distance open sea swimming
Select from the options above.
4

Which English king asked the Pope to annul his marriage as he had married his brother's widow?

A
Henry VIII
B
Edward VIII
C
James II
D
William III
Select from the options above.
5

In heraldic terms, impalement has largely replaced what practice?

A
Blazoning
B
Charging
C
Division
D
Dimidiation
Select from the options above.
6

Set up in 1954 as a merger of smaller groups, the Front de Libération Nationale fought a war for independence from France until 1962, when the French government signed a cease-fire agreement. The FLN became the only legal party in which country?

A
Algeria
B
Morocco
C
Egypt
D
Tunisia
Select from the options above.
7

What does the Saffir-Simpson Scale measure?

A
Earthquake damage to housing
B
Parkinsonian movement disorder
C
Wind speed
D
Intensity of tsunami
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.