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The Big Quiz 2

Another general knowledge quiz to get your teeth into! 16 Questions.

 
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What is the distance in miles between London and Paris as the crow flies?

  • 213
  • 239
  • 242
  • 256

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What is the capital of Belize?

  • Belgrano
  • Beltico
  • Belmopan
  • Belize City

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How long can a Dormouse live?

  • Up to 3 yrs
  • Up to 5 yrs
  • Up to 7 yrs
  • Up to 10 yrs

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When was the Battle of Arras?

  • 1914
  • 1916
  • 1917
  • 1918

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What nationality is the home appliance manufacturer Electrolux?

  • USA
  • UK
  • Sweden
  • France

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In what year did the Russian submarine Kursk sink in the Barents Sea?

  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002

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What was the top speed of the LNER ClassA3 4472 The Flying Scotsman?

  • 100 mph
  • 125 mph
  • 150 mph
  • 175 mph

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In 1983 who took over as chief designer for the Paris fashion house Chanel?

  • Monica Moss
  • Karl Langerfield
  • Etienne Balsan
  • Robert Goossens

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Approximately how far is the Sun from Earth?

  • 93 million miles
  • 94 million miles
  • 95 million miles
  • 96 million miles

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Who wrote the classic novel Moby Dick?

  • Charles Dickens
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Herman Melville
  • Jules Verne

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What was the first British fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing [VTOL] aircraft?

  • Short SC 1
  • Goblin T6
  • Hawker Siddeley Harrier
  • Vickers RV7

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What was Marilyn Monroe's last film?

  • Let's Make Love
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Bus Stop
  • The Misfits

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Who was the first person to swim the English Channel without the use of artificial aids?

  • Michael Webb
  • Matthew Webb
  • Morris Webb
  • Malcolm Webb

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Who directed the 1961 British film A Taste Of Honey?

  • John Boorman
  • Tony Richardson
  • Clive Donner
  • Jack Clayton

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Who did Bill Gates co-found Microsoft with in 1975?

  • Joe Allen
  • Phil Allen
  • Paul Allen
  • John Allen

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What does the average male brain weigh?

  • 1 lbs
  • 2 lbs
  • 3 lbs
  • 4 lbs

 

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