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Ten steps from Man Booker Prize to Volleyball. 10 Questions.

 
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Who won the 2012 Man Booker Prize for the novel, "Bring up the Bodies"?

  • Hilary Mantel
  • Anne Enright
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Penelope Lively

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In which of Shakespeare's plays does Iago say, "Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners"?

  • Merry Wives Of Windsor
  • Othello
  • Hamlet
  • Alls Well That Ends Well

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Where in Britain is one of the world's leading botanic gardens, holding over 1 in 8 of known plant species?

  • Trentham Gardens
  • London Pleasure Gardens
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

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Which former Kew resident painted 'The Blue Boy'?

  • J. M. W. Turner
  • John Constable
  • William Hogarth
  • Thomas Gainsborough

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Gainsborough Trinity were the first team to play who in a competitive fixture after they had changed their name from Newton Heath?

  • Manchester United
  • Arsenal
  • West Bromich Albion
  • Sheffield Wednesday

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In which city in 1958 did Flight 609 crash on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway killing twenty of the 44 Manchester United players, supporters and journalists on board?

  • Paris
  • Munich
  • Madrid
  • London

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Which festival was first held in Munich on 12 October 1810 in honour of the marriage of crown prince Ludwig to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen?

  • Hambach Festival
  • Sch├╝tzenfest
  • Donaueschingen Festival
  • The Oktoberfest

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Who became prime minister after the United Kingdom general election in October 1974?

  • Harold Wilson
  • Edward Heath
  • Jeremy Thorpe
  • Margaret Thatcher

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In which film did a character played by Tom Hanks have a "friend" called Wilson?

  • Philadelphia
  • Cast Away
  • Forrest Gump
  • Apollo 13

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How many players are there on a volleyball team?

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

 

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