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Custards' General Knowledge Quickie Quiz #18

Each question has a link to the previous question and/or answer. This one is sport-free by special request! 10 Questions.

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In which book does Dickens describe Miss Havisham, "In shutting out the light of day, she had shut out infinitely more"?

  • Great Expectations
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • David Copperfield
  • Oliver Twist

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Which poet wrote the poem 'Havisham' that begins "Beloved sweetheart bastard. Not a day since then I haven't wished him dead."?

  • Stevie Smith
  • Carol Ann Duffy
  • Gillian Clarke
  • Jackie Kay

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Aimée Ann Duffy, known as Duffy, is a singer-songwriter from which country?

  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland

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Who became Secretary of State for Wales on 4 September 2012?

  • Adam Smith
  • Mark Isherwood
  • Geraint Owen
  • David Jones

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David Thomas "Davy" Jones was an English recording artist, actor and businessman, best known as a member of which musical group and TV series?

  • The Monkees
  • The Beatles
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Hair Bear Bunch

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The three wise monkeys embody the proverbial principle to "see no evil, hear no evil" and what?

  • Do no evil
  • Speak no evil
  • Touch no evil
  • Possess no evil

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Who is this American daredevil and entertainer, who attempted over 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps in his career?

  • Eddie Kidd
  • Mat Hoffman
  • Evel Knievel
  • Robbie Maddison

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The fictional character, Daredevil, a superhero that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics was created by which writer, who also created Spiderman?

  • Jack Kirby
  • Steve Ditko
  • Andrew Garfield
  • Stan Lee

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Where was Stan Laurel, famous as the first half of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy, born?

  • Ulverston, England
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Inverkip, Scotland
  • Penarth, Wales

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Which fashion label has a laurel wreath as a logo?

  • Lacoste
  • Fred Perry
  • Howick
  • Gant