Malkiboy's Multiple Choice General Knowledge #26

Guess the answers to these general knowledge questions
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1. In a cake recipe, which of these ingredients might be described as 'shortening'?
Butter
Self-raising flour
Demerara sugar
2. In Japanese cuisine, edible soybeans cooked and served in their pods are called what?
Edamame
Yakitori
Bento
3. Which actress said: "Give a man a free hand and he'll try to put it all over you"?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Mae West
Jean Collins
4. Which country would you reach if you sailed due east from Aberdeen?
Belgium
Denmark
Netherlands
Estonia
Lithuania
Norway
5. In 1969, Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize in which field?
Physics
Economics
Chemistry
Physiology and Medicine
Literature
Peace
6. Which word appeared on a map for the first time in 1507?
Antarctica
Arctic
America
7. Which British artist was the first president of the Royal Academy when it formed in 1768?
JMW Turner
Joshua Reynolds
Thomas Gainsborough
8. Which of the apostles is the patron saint of customs officers?
Saint Thomas
Saint Matthew
Saint John
Saint Bartholomew
Saint James
Saint Philip
9. Ants form the main diet of which of these animals?
Pangolin
Lemur
Meerkat
10. To have no clue about something is to 'not have a...' what?
Snowy
Snoopy
Scooby
11. Traditionally, what colour are the three lions on the badge of an England football shirt?
White
Red
Blue
Yellow
12. Who came top of the BBC Sound of 2012 list?
Michael Kiwanuka
Ellie Goulding
Little Boots
13. Michae; Balcon was Production Chief at which film studio from 1938 - 1959?
Rank Organisation
Hammer Films
Ealing Studios
14. Which of these French phrases means 'the very best'?
Le beurre du beurre
Le fromage de fromage
La crème de la crème
15. Who wrote the poem 'For the Fallen'?
Siegfried Sassoon
Rupert Brooke
Laurence Binyon
Wilfred Owen
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