Tuesday Trivia – December 17 – General Knowledge Quiz

Tuesday Trivia December 17, 2019

# 1: Who is the director behind “The Producers” and “Blazing Saddles”?

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Melvin Brooks is an American actor, writer, producer and director. The Proucers (1968) was Brooks's directorial debut. Blazing Saddles (1974) is also directed by Brooks.

# 2: The koala feeds mainly on:

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The koala feeds very selectively on the leaves of certain eucalyptus trees. Occasionally they will eat the leaves from some other native Australian trees.

# 3: This student photo shows which famous person?

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The photo shows Bruce Springsteen at high school in New Jersey.

# 4: Which latin word means right?

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The Latin word Dexter means right.

# 5: Jetstar Airways is a low-cost airline with its headquarters in which country?

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Jetstar is an Australian low-cost airline headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

# 6: Bourbon whiskey is primarily made from:

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Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey that is made primarily from corn. Federal Standards say that bourbon made for U.S. consumption must be made from a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn.

# 7: King Gyanendra was the last king of which country?

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The monarchy in Nepal was abolished on 28 May 2008, replaced with a secular federal republic. King Gyanendra was the last King of Nepal.

# 8: Which food is generally higher in vitamin C?

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Broccoli is richer in vitamin C with 89-100 mg per 100 g. Grapefruit has 33-38 mg, Raspberries 10-30 mg, and Celery 5-10 mg.

Fruits and vegetables have varying levels of vitamin C. The amount of vitamin C also varies between different varieties of the same species. In addition, ripeness and storage also affects the level.

# 9: Which country is a member of the euro zone and uses euro as currency?

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The following countries are part of the euro zone (January 2020): Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.




Non-EU countries that also use the euro are: Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City.




Nine countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Sweden) are EU members but do not use the euro.

# 10: In ice hockey, shooting the puck all the way across both the center line and the opponent’s goal line is known as:

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Icing occurs when a player shoots the puck across both the center red line and the opposing team's goal line and when no player touches the puck.



Our Tuesday Trivia is a general knowledge quiz with 10 questions on different subjects. A new quiz is available every Tuesday.

The goal is to bring you questions that are both fun and educational. Each general knowledge quiz is a perfect way to relax during morning commute – unless you are driving, of course.

Or perhaps winding down after work.

It can also be fun to challenge one of your friends and see who can reach the highest score!

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