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 #4663

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 October 2021

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 are creatures from Greek mythology that had the head and body of a woman and the wings and feet of a bird?

A
Lutenists
B
Pianists
C
Trumpeters
D
Harpies
Select from the options above.
2

Where would you hear the word "chukka" used?

A
In a chicken coop
B
At the door of a night club
C
To describe someone who has had too much to drink
D
At a polo match
Select from the options above.
3

Which author, poet, playwright, actor, Shintoist and nationalist committed seppuku in 1970 after declaring "Long live the Emperor"?

A
Yukio Mishima
B
George Takei
C
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita
D
Shūji Terayama
Select from the options above.
4

If a uranium or similar target is bombarded, what is a term for the neutrons which it ejects?

A
Popcorn
B
Flux
C
Refracts
D
Spall
Select from the options above.
5

What word is commonly used to describe residents of the South American pampas, chacos, or Patagonian grasslands?

A
Gringo
B
Hombre
C
Gaucho
D
Alamo
Select from the options above.
6

Iō-tō, also known previously as Iwo Jima, is part of which country?

A
Indonesia
B
South Korea
C
The Philippines
D
Japan
Select from the options above.
7

In September 2010, why did Chen Xiaomei of the city of Xian announce that she was suing a cinema and film distributors of Chinese box office hit "Aftershock"?

A
Wasting her time
B
Showing the wrong censorship certificate
C
Refusing her entry because of her height
D
Showing the wrong film
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.