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The Walrus and the Carpenter Quiz

A general knowlege quiz based on a verse from this famous poem. 8 Questions.

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"The time has come" The Walrus said "To speak of many things, of shoes" etc. What are the uppers of performance, ballet pointe shoes usually covered with?

  • Satin
  • PVC
  • Velvet
  • Tulle

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Ships. What was the name of the ship Charles Darwin sailed in to research his studies for the book "Origin of Species"?

  • SS Titanic
  • The Golden Hind
  • HMS Beagle
  • The Mayflower

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Sealing Wax. Which of the following is never an ingredient of sealing wax?

  • Beeswax
  • Turpentine
  • Shellac
  • Gelatin

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Cabbages. Which of the following dishes does not usually contain cabbage?

  • Colcannon
  • Dolmades
  • Golabki
  • Bubble & Squeak

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Kings. Which King was the first to rule after the Restoration in 1660?

  • Edward VI
  • James II
  • Charles II
  • Henry VIII

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Why the sea is boiling hot. Is the boiling point of sea water higher or lower than fresh water?

  • Always higher
  • The same
  • Always lower
  • Depends on salinity and pollutants

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Whether pigs have wings. John Steinbeck, the novelist, had the motto "Ad astra per alia porci". what is the English translation?

  • Pigs might fly to the stars
  • A flying pig would be a star
  • Give me wings to fly to the pig star
  • To the stars on the wings of a pig

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Lewis Carroll wrote the poem "The Walrus and the Carpenter". In which of his books does it feature?

  • Through the Looking Glass
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Sylvie and Bruno
  • Alice's Adventures Underground