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The Knowledge Bank 11

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In which English county is the ancient hill figure 'The Rude Man of Cerne'?

  • Hampshire
  • Dorset
  • Devon
  • Cornwall

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What is the name of the elementary particle that has now been 'glimpsed' by the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland?

  • Muon
  • Tau Neutrino
  • Gluon
  • Higgs Boson

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Who was the first first female presenter of the BBC sports programme Grandstand?

  • Helen Rollason
  • Sue Barker
  • Hazel Irvine
  • Clare Balding

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How many locks are there on the Suez Canal?

  • Eleven
  • Seventy Six
  • None
  • Twenty One

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In which country is the Liseberg amusement park located?

  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Norway

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What did Diana Princess of Wales describe as 'a shameful friend'?

  • James Hewitt
  • Prince Charles
  • Elton John
  • Bulimia

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The journalist 'Polly Toynbee' has written for which U.K national newspaper since 1998?

  • The Independent
  • The Observer
  • The Guardian
  • The Times

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In the Anglo-Sudan War which British general was killed at Khartoum?

  • Robert Baden-Powell
  • Charles Gordon
  • Horatio Kitchener
  • John Jellicoe

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On the ocean - Which 'Drill' gets women & children into lifeboats first?

  • Gawdhelpus Drill
  • Birkenhead Drill
  • Lincoln Drill
  • Dakota Drill

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Who designed 'The Monument' in London?

  • Edwin Lutyens
  • William Chambers
  • Edwin Landseer
  • Christopher Wren

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Which battle in 480BC was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states led by King Leonidas of Sparta & the Persian Empire of Xerxes I?

  • Battle of Marathon
  • Battle of Chaeronea
  • Battle of Hydaspes
  • Battle of Thermopylae

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are a team in which sport?

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Ice Hockey

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'Malachite' is an ore of which chemical element?

  • Silver
  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Uranium

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Which battle was the first major battle in the Hundred Years War?

  • Battle of Crecy
  • Battle of Agincourt
  • Battle of Sluys
  • Battle of La Rochelle

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The 'Pelagian Islands' belong to which European Country?

  • Greece
  • Turkey
  • Italy
  • Albania

 

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