- Name the 10 elements with less than 6 letters
- Name the letters which have 1 point in Scrabble
Round 3 General Knowledge
1. Who was the only man to have had a 35 year professional career as a player in football? (soccer)
2. The word vaccination was first coined by British physician Edward Jenner in the 19th century. Vacca is the Latin word for which animal?
3. Which country replaced Sudan as the largest country in Africa in 2011?
4. Which film actress shares her name with a wife of Henry VIII?
5. Which country has a record 11 official languages?
6. What is the national flower of India?
7. Which city is home to Michelangelo’s masterpiece ‘David’?
8. What are the four most populated cities in India? One point for each correct answer.
9. 75% of all the countries in the world are found where; north or south of the equator?
10. The better known name for calcium sulphate hemihydrate contains a European capital city. What is the better known name?
11. What is the well known four letter French word for ‘sword’?
12. Which woman, once married to Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees, was the first British female singer to appear behind the ‘Iron Curtain’?
13. What, according to Egyptologist and Archaeologist T.M. Davies, is the only known food that keeps indefinitely in its raw form, having found a perfectly preserved 3,300 year-old entombed specimen?
14. Which city, also the name of a hat, is since 859 AD, home to the oldest university in the world? (three letters)
15. In which sport are the official competition balls kept for three days at 73.4 degrees Fahrenheit before being used? a. Football (soccer) b. Table Tennis c. Cricket d. Tennis
16. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which noble house does Juliet belong to?
17. Based on the number of platforms, what is the largest railway station in the world?
18. What is the name of the river that runs through Amsterdam?
19. The river Oja gives which wine its name?
20. ‘Kristin Shepard’ is the answer to which popular television catchphrase from 1980?
21. A book and the leader of the Titans. One word.