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Custards' General Knowledge Quickie Quiz #13

Each question has a (sometimes tenuous) link to the previous question and/or answer. 10 Questions.

 
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What is the Japanese word for a series of water waves caused typically by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions?

  • Tidal Wave
  • Sushi
  • Tsunami
  • Fengshui

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What is the name of Japanese footballer who signed for English club Manchester United in June 2012?

  • Jin Sun Park
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Hidetoshi Nakata
  • Shunsuke Nakamura

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What was the name of the nightclub and music venue in Manchester that became most famous during the "Madchester" years of the late 1980s and early 1990s?

  • Ministry of Sound
  • Cream
  • The Hacienda
  • Pacha

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Who was the Spanish general, dictator and leader of the Nationalist military rebellion in the Spanish Civil War (17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939)?

  • Miguel Primo de Rivera
  • Manuel Azana
  • Jose Sanjurjo
  • Francisco Franco

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Which song, popularised by Frank Sinatra, is based on the French song "Comme d'habitude"?

  • Strangers In The Night
  • My Way
  • Come Fly with Me
  • Nice 'n' Easy

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What is the title of a 1986 comedy-drama directed by Blake Edwards, a 1970s-1990s UK magazine-style TV series and a Frank Sinatra album?

  • Dedicated to You
  • That's Life!
  • No One Cares
  • Point Of No Return

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What is the name of the free 24 hour counselling service for children and young people founded by Esther Rantzen?

  • Samaritans
  • Barnardo's
  • ChildLine
  • Save Our Children

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In which city would you find Great Ormond Street Hospital?

  • Manchester
  • Leeds
  • Birmingham
  • London

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How much (approximately) did it cost to put on the London 2012 Olympics?

  • £9 million
  • £900 million
  • £1 billion
  • £9 billion

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When do current predictions suggest the world's population will have reached 9 billion?

  • 2025
  • 2030
  • 2050
  • 2100

 

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