Hi everyone.

Here we have the General Knowledge Round from the Monday Night Quiz at Haridimos Apartments in Tavronitis Quiz. This round was used on the victims, I mean quiz teams, on Monday 4th July 2022.

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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

1. Trappist beers made by monks originally come from which country?

2. Ambergris is a solid, waxy substance originating in the stomach of which creature?  

3. XAROUPIA is the Greek name for which tree? 

4. Which guitar company has produced the Stratocaster since 1954? 

5. What is the main grape variety planted in California?  

6. British troops on D-Day were told to use the codeword ‘Fish’, what was the correct response? 

7. ‘How can you govern a country with 246 different kinds of cheese’ is a quote on which country? 

8. A pandemonium is the collective noun for which type of bird?

9. What language was used by the ‘wind-talkers’ of WWII over their radio network? 

10. Put these Scandinavian countries in order of land mass (sq km) not including islands, largest first: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden?

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ANSWERS

1. Trappist beers made by monks originally come from which country?
BELGIUM

2. Ambergris is a solid, waxy substance originating in the stomach of which creature?  
SPERM WHALE

3. XAROUPIA is the Greek name for which tree? 
CAROB

4. Which guitar company has produced the Stratocaster since 1954? 
FENDER

5. What is the main grape variety planted in California?  
CHARDONNAY

6. British troops on D-Day were told to use the codeword ‘Fish’, what was the correct response? 
CHIPS

7. ‘How can you govern a country with 246 different kinds of cheese’ is a quote on which country? 
FRANCE

8. A pandemonium is the collective noun for which type of bird?
PARROT

9. What language was used by the ‘wind-talkers’ of WWII over their radio network? 
NAVAJO

10. Put these Scandinavian countries in order of land mass (sq km) not including islands, largest first: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden?
SWEDEN(450K) – FINLAND(337K) – NORWAY(324K) – DENMARK (43K) (The numbers in brackets are the sizes in square kilometres)