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A General Knowledge Quiz

Just a mix of bits and pieces that sprang to my mind on a wet Monday!!! 8 Questions.

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Which of these professional dancers has NOT competed in all series of "Strictly Come Dancing"?

  • Erin Boag
  • James Jordan
  • Anton Du Beke
  • Brendan Cole

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Which fictional character's name was taken from an American ornithologist?

  • Ronald Bilius Weasley
  • J R Hartley
  • James Bond
  • Tom Bombadill

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The Munro's are Scottish mountains higher than 3.000 ft. Which of these is NOT a munro?

  • Ben Wyvis
  • Ben Arthur
  • Ben More
  • Ben Nevis

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Which motorway serves Inverness "the Capital of the Highlands"?

  • M9 and M8
  • M8 and M6
  • M25 and M1
  • Inverness has no motorways

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Which of these is NOT a quote from the Bible?

  • A tree is recognised by its fruit
  • Where there is love, there is life
  • The borrower is server to the lender
  • A faithful friend is the medicine of life

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In his "Devil's Dictionary" what does Ambrose Bierce describe as "A dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing"?

  • Boredom
  • Overwork
  • Hydrophobia
  • A conscience

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Which book about animals starts with the line: "Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing..."?

  • Animal Farm
  • White Fang
  • Watership Down
  • The Call of the Wild

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What name does Rudyard Kipling give to the bat in "The Jungle Book"?

  • Mang
  • Mong
  • Ming
  • Mung