GENERAL KNOWLEDGE – MEDIUM DIFFICULTY -
Medium difficulty General Knowledge questions are the type you would expect to see on game shows like The Chase during the cash-builder.

QUESTIONS

1. How many segments, or cheeses, are there in the original game of Trivial Pursuit?

2. What acid do ants produce which causes a painful reaction in humans?

3. Why was a bakery in Pudding Lane made famous in 1666?

4. Based around the events of a single day in the life of three people, Ulysses by James Joyce, is based in which city?

5. What was the capital city of West Germany before Berlin was reinstated after the Wall came down?

6. From left to right, what are the three colours of the French flag?

7. Who played the role of Dot Cotton in Eastenders, who died in April 2022 at the age of 95?

8. The Oviraptor was named because palaeontologists believed it fed primarily on what food item?

9. What ‘B’ can be an Irish or Scottish accent, and a type of shoe?

10. Beacon Hill is the home to the gold-domed Massachusetts State House in which US city?

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ANSWERS

1. How many segments, or cheeses, are there in the original game of Trivial Pursuit?
SIX

2. What acid do ants produce which causes a painful reaction in humans?
FORMIC ACID

3. Why was a bakery in Pudding Lane made famous in 1666?
START OF THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

4. Based around the events of a single day in the life of three people, Ulysses by James Joyce, is based in which city?
DUBLIN

5. What was the capital city of West Germany before Berlin was reinstated after the Wall came down?
BONN

6. From left to right, what are the three colours of the French flag?
BLUE – WHITE – RED (Must be in this order for a point)

7. Who played the role of Dot Cotton in Eastenders, who died in April 2022 at the age of 95?
JUNE BROWN

8. The Oviraptor was named because palaeontologists believed it fed primarily on what food item?
EGGS

9. What ‘B’ can be an Irish or Scottish accent, and a type of shoe?
BROGUE

10. Beacon Hill is the home to the gold-domed Massachusetts State House in which US city?
BOSTON