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The Pursuit of Trivia Quiz

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Who was the first British sovereign to take residence in Buckingham Palace?

  • George III 1732
  • George IV 1820
  • Queen Victoria 1837
  • Edward VII 1901

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When was the first London Bridge built?

  • 50AD
  • 850
  • 1016
  • 1136

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Which UK daily newspaper was launched in 1855 with the slogan “ the largest, best and cheapest newspaper in the world “?

  • The Times
  • Daily Telegraph
  • The Observer
  • The Guardian

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What was the name of the first ship to answer the distress signal of the Titanic?

  • The Olympic
  • The Baltic
  • The Bremen
  • The Carpathia

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Shirley Crabtree was a Yorkshire sportsman who excelled at his chosen “grappling” sport. What was his fighting name?

  • Giant Haystacks
  • Kong Kirk
  • Big Daddy
  • Mighty Quinn

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Geoff Capes was a world class shot putter and winner of numerous “Strongest Man” contests. Away from sport, what was his main hobby again in which he achieved world class status?

  • Budgerigar breeding
  • Making matchstick models
  • Sculpting
  • Making Scented Candles

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What word would describe the text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera?

  • Cimmerian
  • Libretto
  • Dompteuse
  • Pogonotomy

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Paul is Paul McCartney’s middle name. What is his first name?

  • Andrew
  • Phillip
  • Geoffrey
  • James

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In the Beatles song “Yellow Submarine”, what colour is the sea?

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Yellow
  • Orange

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In the TV serial the “Gilmore Girls”, what is the name of Rory Gilmore’s father?

  • Dean
  • Luke
  • Christopher
  • Sam

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If you suffer from “Ailurophobia”, what are you afraid of? Clue -Look at the photograph.

  • Cats
  • Garlic
  • Pain
  • Needles or other pointed objects

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“Onychophagy” is a habit that a lot of people develop sometimes unconsciously. What habit is it?

  • Eye Rubbing
  • Hair Eating
  • Head Scratching
  • Nail Biting

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Sedimentary rock is formed in a process called?

  • Leaching
  • Infibulation
  • Diagenesis
  • Induration

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What type of blood vessels return blood to the Heart?

  • Veins
  • Arteries
  • Capillaries
  • Lymphs

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Which gland in your body is responsible for producing tears?

  • Pituitary Gland
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Pyloric Gland
  • Lacrimal Gland

 

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