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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

1.Change the first letter in the surname of a famous jockey to get the surname of a famous New Zealand cricketer. What‘s the name of the jockey and the cricketer.
Frankie Dettori and Daniel Vettori
2.Which rock group had 4 members, all of whom are dead, one of whom was assassinated?
Mount Rushmore
3.Which comedian and member of the radio show the Goons had the line ‘I told you I was ill’ engraved on his grave stone?
Spike Milligan
4.What was unusual about the Austrian concert pianist Paul Wittgenstein?
He was one handed - lost his right hand in first world war but taught himself to play with his left hand
5.Which two words, allegedly heard for the first time in the song Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf, describe a style of rock music?
Heavy Metal (Heavy Metal Thunder)
6.Where would you most likely be headed if you were in a tumbrel during the French revolution?
That you were on your way to visit Madame Guillotine - it was the two wheeled cart used to ferry people to their deaths
7.How did Olivia overtake Grace in 2008?
By becoming the most popular girl’s name in the UK
8.Three second hand vehicles were put on the market in December 2008 for £27m each. What are they?
All US Space Shuttles – Atlantis, Endeavour and Discovery
9.What Olympic sport is derived from the Greek word for naked?
Gymnastics
10.If you are a Greek man and wear a fustenella what kind of garment would you be wearing?
Skirt