Credo Reference Friday Brainteaser – General Knowledge

Here is another of our popular General Knowledge brainteasers.

1. What is the meaning of the phrase “poker face”?

2. How many pairs of ribs are there in a normal human body: 10, 12 or 15?

3. Was Elvis Presley born in Mississippi, Missouri or Texas?

4. Who painted the famous portrait called the “Mona Lisa”?

5. The musical “West Side Story” is a modern-day interpretation of which Shakespeare play?

6. The comic team called the Marx Brothers originally consisted of five brothers. Can you give the nicknames of three of them?

7. A flight data recorder or black box in an aircraft automatically records flight data. What is its usual colour?

8. Which American president from 1963 to 1969 had a wife nicknamed “Lady Bird”?

9. Who wrote the “Play for voices” called “Under Milk Wood”?

10. Was the composer Frederick Delius born in England, Norway or Belgium?

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How did you do?

0 – 1 Mmmm, not exactly brilliant.
2 – 5 A reasonable stab.
6 – 8 A good showing. But there’s still room for improvement!
9 – 10 You really know your stuff. Well done!

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