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Cetewayo, Dingaan & Chaka have all led which people?

  • Ashanti
  • Masai
  • Zulu
  • Bija

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Who painted the 1842 picture 'Snow Storm - Steam Boat off a Harbour's Mouth'?

  • J.M.W Turner
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • John Constable

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Which Suffolk town was the first in England to have a female mayor?

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Aldeburgh
  • Felixstowe
  • Lowestoft

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And which famous woman was that first female mayor?

  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Florence Nightingale
  • P.D James
  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

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What is the correct term for 'Chickenpox'?

  • Rubella
  • Morbilli
  • Varicella
  • Pertussis

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The 1949 movie 'The Stratton Story' featured which sport?

  • Ice Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • American Football

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The brown pigment 'Bistre' is prepared from what?

  • Mud
  • Squid Ink
  • Wood Soot
  • Crushed Beetles

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Which TV food show presenter was once in a band called 'Jet Bronx & the Forbidden'?

  • Loyd Grossman
  • Jamie Oliver
  • Gary Rhodes
  • Antony Worrall Thompson

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What did Jack Ketch do for a living?

  • Executioner
  • Pirate
  • Sailor
  • Spy

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Vincent Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' used to hang in the bedroom of which other famous artist?

  • Jan Vermeer
  • Paul Gauguin
  • Anthony van Dyck
  • Rembrandt van Rijn

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The English Civil War ended with the Parliamentary victory at which 'Battle' on 3 September 1651?

  • Naseby
  • Edgehill
  • Worcester
  • Marston Moor

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In which country are the 'Sutherland Falls'?

  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • Scotland
  • Australia

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What was U.S comedian Jack Benny's signature tune?

  • Give Me The Moonlight
  • Thanks for the Memories
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • Love in Bloom

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What did businessman Peter De Savray buy for £6.7 million in 1987?

  • Fingal's Cave
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Land's End

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Which disease is diagnosed by the 'Wassermann Test'

  • Diphtheria
  • Botulism
  • Malaria
  • Syphilis

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Which Charles Dickens novel is the only one to feature a Female Narrator?

  • Dombey and Son
  • The Old Curiosity Shop
  • Bleak House
  • Oliver Twist

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Who wrote the novel 'Cold Comfort Farm' in 1932?

  • George Orwell
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Jane Pilgrim
  • Stella Gibbons

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Which poem by Keats opens with the words: 'My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk'?

  • Bright Star
  • Ode To A Nightingale
  • La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  • To Autumn

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Which boxer was the first to defeat Mike Tyson in a professional fight, in February 1990?

  • Evander Holyfield
  • James (Buster) Douglas
  • Riddick Bowe
  • Lennox Lewis

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What nationality was the existentialist philosopher 'Soren Kierkegaard'?

  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish
  • Finnish

 

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