Do You Have General Knowledge?

 Do you have a cartload of facts stuck in your head and you don't know what to do with it? Then you've reached the right quiz! Let's see if you can answer these dozen questions, each from a different field.
 
 
Who was known as 'The King of Swing'?
Benny Goodman
Louis Armstrong
Charlie Parker
Tommy Dorsey
 
 
In which country was the Auschwitz Nazi death camp?
Germany
Austria
Holland
Poland
 
 
What is the Islamic equal to the Red Cross?
Red Crescent
Red Star
Green Crescent
Green Star
 
 
What is a 'Winston Churchill'?
A Whiskey
A Cigar
A Tomato
A Motorcycle
 
 
Where did the fairy-tale Pied Piper play?
Hamlin
London
Wellspring
Paris
 
 
Who wrote the opera Madam Butterfly?
Puccini
Vivaldi
Bach
Beethoven
 
 
Why did the state of Indiana ban Robin Hood in 1953?
He was a communist - rob the rich and divide amongst the poor
He was a criminal - he robbed people and may have even killed
He was a nobleman and not really a man of the people
The book had lurid scenes
 
 
From what language does the word 'alphabet' come from?
Greek
Italian
French
Hebrew
 
 
According to the Bible, what did God create on the fifth day?
Sea creatures and birds
Man
The moon
The plants and trees
 
 
What were the first false teeth made of?
Ivory
Wood
Bone
Iron
 
 
What wood was the Holy Cross supposed to be made of?
Ash
Mistletoe
Oak
Pine
 
 
What is the white trail behind a jet plane made of?
Contrails are formed when the water vapor in the exhaust from the plane's engines condenses into water droplets, which then freeze into ice particles composing a line-shaped cloud. The impurities in the jet exhaust form some of the particles on which water droplet grow, before freezing.
Ice crystals
Purified smoke
Parts of clouds caught in the air stream
 
Did We Hit Your Blind Spots?
Everyone has blind spots, we know people with blind spots you could drive a wagon through! Have a look at your mistakes and learn from the answers provided, and hopefully, you'll have more luck next time!
 
Pretty Good! But Room for Improvement...
You did pretty well for yourself! You've hit above the average for this quiz, which should make you proud! You definitely have a pretty good and well-rounded knowledge base, but you can still build on it and do even better. Have a look at your mistakes below to learn a bit more.
 
Your Knowledge is Incredible!
You have an excellent well-rounded education or knowledge base and have met each of our questions with confidence. You have aced this test, my good madam or sir, and we grant you bragging rights!
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