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Praggy’s Four Seasons - It’s Autumn Quiz

The “Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness” abounds with colour and harvest, but do you know these traditional Autumn delights? (Moderate) 10 Questions.

 
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Which band recorded “Autumn Almanac” in 1967?

  • The Hollies
  • The Yardbirds
  • Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
  • The Kinks

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What starts in Sept, peaks in October and gains stags the supremacy to allow them to control and mate with the largest harem?

  • Foraging
  • Rutting
  • Hefting
  • Shedding

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What “Wiccan” (pagan) ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth takes place at the Autumn Equinox (Sept 22nd 2012)

  • Earthdance
  • Bee feast
  • Mabon
  • Paganfest

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By what name is the Christian thanksgiving for the year's crops better known?

  • Harvest Festival
  • Corn Festival
  • Apple Festival
  • Plough Day

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What was King James l scheduled to do on the day of the Gunpowder Plot, when Guy Fawkes plotted to blow up Parliament?

  • Abdicate
  • Introduce new taxes
  • Open Parliament
  • Celebrate his birthday

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Which 2012 World Championships will be held on 14th October near Oundle, in Northamptonshire?

  • Conker
  • Pooh Sticks
  • Worm Charming
  • Gurning

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Which battle was the first major action of the Civil War between the Royalists and Roundheads and celebrates it 370th anniversary on Oct 23 2012?

  • Edgehill
  • Cropredy Bridge
  • Seacroft Moor
  • Winceby

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Why do we celebrate Halloween, thought to be the one night of the year when ghosts, witches, and fairies are especially active?

  • To give them a day off
  • To keep them away the rest of the year
  • To give pumpkins a purpose
  • No-one really knows

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Which event is held on 11th November to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts?

  • V.E. Day
  • Armistice
  • Remembrance Day
  • Trafalgar Day

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The 29th November, the eve of St Andrew's Day, Scotland, is the traditional day for girls to pray to St. Andrew for what?

  • A Baby
  • Fortune
  • Beauty
  • A Husband

 

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