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1. Name the only footballer to score more than 100 international goals. Ali Daei

2. Which Rugby League star recently announced his retirement from international level? Paul Sculthorpe

3. Which band sings the song - 'Latchmere'? The Maccabees

4. What was the name of the Russian spy who was murdered when his drink was spiked with the drug - Polonium-210? Alexander Litvinenko

5. What is the capital of Paraguay? Asuncion

6. On the TV show Malcolm in the middle' date=' name all the kids in the Wilkerson family (main one), oldest to youngest. [b']Francis, Reese, Malcolm, Dewey + Jamie.[/b]

7. Which star recently was arrested, and is possibly being sent to jail following a 2nd charge for drink driving in quick succession? Lindsay Lohan

8. What were the years for the 1st and 2nd world wars? (half a point for getting 1 right). 1914-18 + 1939-45.

9. Out of the Balearic islands, which is the largest? Mallorca

10. On the periodic table, what does AG stand for? Silver

Mark – 4 ½

Clayts - 5

Speddiez - 0

Leigh – 8

Pthame – 2

Dan P – 4

Spanglish – 7 ½

Adam – 7

George - 1 ½

Reggio - 7

Tom - 6

Although you got some right Speddiez, already explained the reasons over pm to you why i cant give you any points for this round.

My fault really but I didnt realise that you wanted the Malcom family etc in oldest to youngest order :mad: lol.

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My fault really but I didnt realise that you wanted the Malcom family etc in oldest to youngest order :mad: lol.

And the fact that i put oldest to youngest, didnt help you realise that? ;)

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Ok here are your questions, You have until I get home from work at approx midnight tomorrow to get your answers in. PM the answers please

1. What was the penalty shoot-out score between Ukraine and Switzerland in the 2006 World Cup last 16 game?

2. Where is Fraser Mcinniss' Season Ticket at Parkhead?

a) Lisbon Lions Stand

B) Jock Stein Stand

c) North Stand

d) South Stand

3. Which English Counties has Kevin Pietersen played for?

4. Who is the caretaker of Springfield Elementary?

5. Name Tim Robbins character in The Shawshank Redemption.

6. What is the square root of 169?

7. Which highway runs across the width of the USA?

8. Only 1 player in cricket history has a test average of over 90, name him.

9. Who won the 1979 European player of the year?

10. Arsenal have lost in the final of all 4 european competitions, what years were they?

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1. Who has won the most Wimbledon Grand Slams and how many?

Pete Sampras with 7 wins

2. What is the capital of Madagascar?

Antavarino

3. Name the President of Russia.

Vladimir Putin

4. How many times have Argentina won the World Cup?

Two times

5. In the Second World War, which famous Nazi buisnessman helped 140 or so Jewish people survive, because he felt sorry at how they were being treated?

Don't know

6. Who is the current Pope?

Pope Benedict the seventeenth (I think)

7. In computer terms, what does RAM stand for ?

Read (something) Memory

8. Who owns Virgin?

Sir Richard Branson

9. Who wrote the music piece, Ode to Joy?

Elton John

10. Name the President of America in the First World War.

Woodrow Wilson?

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1. Who has won the most Wimbledon Grand Slams and how many?

Pete Sampras with 7 wins

2. What is the capital of Madagascar?

Antavarino

3. Name the President of Russia.

Vladimir Putin

4. How many times have Argentina won the World Cup?

Two times

5. In the Second World War' date=' which famous Nazi buisnessman helped 140 or so Jewish people survive, because he felt sorry at how they were being treated?

Don't know

6. Who is the current Pope?

Pope Benedict the seventeenth (I think)

7. In computer terms, what does RAM stand for ?

Read (something) Memory

8. Who owns Virgin?

Sir Richard Branson

9. Who wrote the music piece, Ode to Joy?

Elton John

10. Name the President of America in the First World War.

Woodrow Wilson?[/quote']

And you do know these were the exact same answers I gave to the original quiz? I could do you for copyright :D but I won't

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Re: General Knowledge Quiz- Harder than ever. Come and have a go!

Another classic thread, anyone fancy re-starting this and doing up 10 good questions?

Enjoyed it last time, hopefully someone will do this, lots of keen people out there ;)

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Another classic thread' date=' anyone fancy re-starting this and doing up 10 good questions?

Enjoyed it last time, hopefully someone will do this, lots of keen people out there ;)[/quote']

Ok I've got 10 i believe - They are all Football related

1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion?

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008?

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it?

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962?

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded?

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament?

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A?

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970?

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)?

Have fun! :D

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1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion? Bayer Leverkusen?

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008? 1

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area Backpass.

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it? Holland

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962? West Ham?

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded? 1883?

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament? Argentina?

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A? 4

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970? Nigeria?

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)? Nat Lofthouse?

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1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion?

No idea

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008?

At a guess i would say 3

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area

Time Wasting

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it?

I know that Holland definitely have as i remember hearing it during Euro 2008 but i am not sure if there are more.

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962?

Well no one, as it wasn't called the premiership. :P Anyway at a guess Aston Villa.

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded?

No idea, but will go for 1912

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament?

I am guessing it was either Brazil, Argentina or Uruguay but out of those 3 i will go for Argentina.

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A?

Once again i am guessing and will go for 6 times.

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970?

I believe that was Ghana

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)?

I actually know this one, that was Stanley Matthews.

Oh and BTW they were really hard. :o

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Re: General Knowledge Quiz- Harder than ever. Come and have a go!

a few correct answers there , but just not enough to let me tell u the real ones yet.

Sry for the premiership one, i shoulda said English Championship, but that could have confused some ppl as i remember being the 2nd league called championship too :o

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1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion?

Borussia Gladbach

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008?

One v. Poland (Vastic)

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area

Backpass

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it?

Holland (1974, 1978)

Hungary (1938, 1954)

Czechoslovakia (1934, 1962)

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962?

Spurs

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded?

1919

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament?

Brazil?

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A?

Three

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970?

Cameroon

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)?

Raymond Kopa

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1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion?

DSC Prague

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008?

1 - Vastic

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area

Backpass, Time Wasting, several irregular goal kick attempts, etc.

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it?

Holland (1974, 1978), Hungary (1938, 1954), Czechoslovakia (1934, 1962)

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962?

Ipswich

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded?

1919

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament?

Argentina

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A?

3 times 82-83, 83-84, 84-85

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970?

Sudan

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)?

Stanley Matthews

Most correct answers go to - 5 Tom Owen :D

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Re: General Knowledge Quiz- Harder than ever. Come and have a go!

1. Which Club became first German Vize-Champion?

DSC Prague

2. How many goals did Austria score in the Euro 2008?

1 - Vastic

3. Name one situation in which the attacking side can receive an indirect Freekick in the opposition penalty area

Backpass' date=' Time Wasting, several irregular goal kick attempts, etc.[/b']

4. Which national side/s has/have reached the World Cup final twice, without winning it?

Holland (1974, 1978), Hungary (1938, 1954), Czechoslovakia (1934, 1962)

5. Which Club has won the English Premiership in 1962?

Ipswich

6. In which year was AS St. Etienne founded?

1919

7. Which Nation hosted the First Coppa America Tournament?

Argentina

8. How often did Michel Platini win the Top Goalscorer award in Serie A?

3 times 82-83, 83-84, 84-85

9. Which nation has won the African Nations Cup in 1970?

Sudan

10. Who was named the first European Footballer of the year (in 1956)?

Stanley Matthews

Most correct answers go to - 5 Tom Owen :D

Yeah I win! I'm gonna make one soon. :D All sports-related questions. :)

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1. How many NBA Championships did Michael Jordan win?

2. Whose death gave Michael Schumacher the chance of becoming one of the best F1 Driver in history?

3. Describe the Bosman rule

4. Who is the most expensive player in world history and how much many did he cost as an overall?

5. Who is predicted to become the first sportsman to exceed earning $1,000,000,000?

6. Who scored the most points in a single NBA game?

7. Who has hit the most home-runs in baseball league history?

8. Which football player has won the most Golden Ball's?

9. Who scored the most goals in a single World Cup Tournament

10. Between which years did Manchester United fail to win a single First Division Title (Premier League) ?

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1. How many NBA Championships did Michael Jordan win? 4?

2. Whose death gave Michael Schumacher the chance of becoming one of the best F1 Driver in history? Ayrton Senna

3. Describe the Bosman rule If a player's contract has expired, any club is allowed to offer a new contract to the player. This was first seen with the transfer of Jean-Marc Bosman, where the name deviates from.

4. Who is the most expensive player in world history and how much many did he cost as an overall? Zinedine Zidane? £50m?

5. Who is predicted to become the first sportsman to exceed earning $1,000,000,000? David Beckham?

6. Who scored the most points in a single NBA game? Batman

7. Who has hit the most home-runs in baseball league history? Darryl Strawberry?

8. Which football player has won the most Golden Ball's? If you mean assists at major finals, erm, Figo? Could be a bit more clear on this one.

9. Who scored the most goals in a single World Cup Tournament Either Just Fontaine, Rudi Voller or Ronaldo (Fat one)

10. Between which years did Manchester United fail to win a single First Division Title (Premier League) ? 1995, 1998, 2002, 2004-2006

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Re: General Knowledge Quiz- Harder than ever. Come and have a go!

Asked for this to be brought back, then didnt post :rolleyes: Never saw it to be honest, but ill defo keep having at most of the future quizzes, starting here.

1. How many NBA Championships did Michael Jordan win? Four

2. Whose death gave Michael Schumacher the chance of becoming one of the best F1 Driver in history? Aryton Senna (Spelling?)

3. Describe the Bosman rule - A Belgian player, Marc Bosman (i hope) fought for the case to be released from his contract at his club, without a fee being paid for him. The agreement is done between 2 clubs without a transfer fee involved at the end of the season.

4. Who is the most expensive player in world history and how much many did he cost as an overall? Anelka - 80mil :confused:

5. Who is predicted to become the first sportsman to exceed earning $1,000,000,000? Cristiano Ronaldo?

6. Who scored the most points in a single NBA game? Kobe Bryant?

7. Who has hit the most home-runs in baseball league history? Babe Ruth?

8. Which football player has won the most Golden Ball's? Erm, Van Basten?

9. Who scored the most goals in a single World Cup Tournament? Gerd Muller?

10. Between which years did Manchester United fail to win a single First Division Title (Premier League) ? 2000-02?

p.s. Didnt fully understand Q10, but ill stick with it :)

EDIT: Read a Q wrong apparently :rolleyes:

Also did have Becks as the 1mil man, then changed to Ronaldo, now im contemplating other sports, as my mind was tuck on footie! Ill stuck with CR.

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Re: General Knowledge Quiz- Harder than ever. Come and have a go!

1. How many NBA Championships did Michael Jordan win?

Four?

2. Whose death gave Michael Schumacher the chance of becoming one of the best F1 Driver in history?

Aryton Senna

3. Describe the Bosman rule

When a players contract has expired at the end of the season any club is allowed to offer him a new contract, and sign him without paying the previous club anything.

4. Who is the most expensive player in world history and how much many did he cost as an overall?

Anelka - Just over 85 million pounds

5. Who is predicted to become the first sportsman to exceed earning $1,000,000,000?

Cristiano Ronaldo?

6. Who scored the most points in a single NBA game?

Jerry West, and was it 100 points exactly??

7. Who has hit the most home-runs in baseball league history?

I believe i remember hearing on SkySport it was Hank Aaron, and he passed it 3-5 months ago

8. Which football player has won the most Golden Ball's?

Golden Ball's?? Dunno what that is but i will guess Beckham

9. Who scored the most goals in a single World Cup Tournament

The fat Ronaldo?

10. Between which years did Manchester United fail to win a single First Division Title (Premier League)?

1999-2001?

I think i did a bit better with this ones than the last ones. :)

EDIT: And looking back i think Lee should be made to choose only 1 answer for Q9 ;)

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