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1

During the "Great Siege of Malta of 1565," the "Knights Hospitaller" defended their island against which marauding army?

  • Roman
  • British
  • French
  • Ottoman

2

Which of the following names appears in four underground stations in "West London"?

  • Heathrow
  • Fulham
  • Acton
  • Woodford

3

Which "British" seaside resort was previously known as "Poulton Le Sands?

  • Margate
  • Morecambe
  • Elie
  • Llandudno

4

"Ash Wednesday" is a long poem by which writer following his conversion to "Anglicanism" in 1927?

  • James Joyce
  • T.S. Eliot
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Ezra Pound

5

What is the nickname of the character played by "Peter Fonda" in the classic 1969 road movie "Easy Rider"?

  • Billy the Kid
  • The Lone Ranger
  • Wyatt Earp
  • Captain America

6

The "Italian Renaissance" painter "Tintorett,"also known as"IL Furioso," was born in which city?

  • Turin
  • Rome
  • Venice
  • Bologna

7

The "Taiko" is a type of "Japanese" what?

  • Violin
  • Flute
  • Drum
  • Cymbal

8

In "Jamaican" cuisine, "Callaloo" is what kind of dish?

  • Vegatable
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Pulse

9

In mathematics, what is a "Chord"?

  • A straight line connecting two points on a curve or curved surface
  • A set of interdependant variables that expresses the coordinates of a point
  • A shape with Twenty sides
  • A set of lines that are the same distance apart

10

Who entered ice skating folklore when she was charged with arranging to have a fellow competitor's leg broken in 1994?

  • Nancy Kerrigan
  • Tonya Harding
  • Jayne Torvill
  • Peggy Fleming

 

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