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Random Knowledge #4

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In which county is the source of the River Thames?

  • Berkshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Wiltshire

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Who performed "Maybellene","Roll over Beethoven","Rock and Roll Music" and "Johnny B. Goode" during the 1950s?

  • B.B.King
  • Chuck Berry
  • Fats Domino
  • Ray Charles

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The TGV, the French "high-speed train", stands for what?

  • Tactical Geographical Vierra
  • Train a Grande Vitesse
  • Transport a Grandiose Velocity
  • Twin Geared Vehicle

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Who played "the Bad" in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", a 1966 spaghetti western?

  • Charles Bronson
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Lee Marvin
  • Lee Van Cleef

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Which is the only Portuguese speaking country in the Americas?

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Peru

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How many of the lakes in the Lake District are called by that name?

  • 1
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7

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The headquarters of the Bank of England are situated where in London?

  • Bishopsgate
  • Chancery Lane
  • Fleet Street
  • Threadneedle Street

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In which film does an English teacher tell the students that they may call him "O Captain! My Captain!"?

  • Dead Poets Society
  • Educating Rita
  • Good Will Hunting
  • The Graduate

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Who partnered Ewan McGregor in the documentary television series "The Long Way Round"?

  • Charley Boorman
  • Charlie Brown
  • Charlie Dimmock
  • Charlie Watts

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Where is the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the world?

  • Lincoln Cathedral
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Westminster Cathedral
  • York Minster

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Orbital's first album is often referred to as what?

  • Brown Album
  • Green Album
  • Orange Album
  • Yellow Album

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L. Frank Baum's continent "Nonestica" is also known as what?

  • The Continent of Dreams
  • The Continent of Imagination
  • The Continent of Nonsense
  • The Continent of Surprises

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What is the motto of Eton College?

  • A City is Built on Wisdom
  • May Eton Flourish
  • The way must be tried
  • With Holiness and Wisdom

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In 2007, which structure was ranked number one on the list of "America's Favorite Architecture"?

  • Empire State Building
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • The White House

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What is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea?

  • Corsica
  • Cyprus
  • Majorca
  • Sicily

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Who directed the 2001 re-make of the film "Oceans 11"?

  • Robert Rodriguez
  • Steven Soderbergh
  • Tony Gilroy
  • Wolfgang Petersen

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In the Republic of Ireland, the "Yellow Pages" are known as what?

  • Golden Pages
  • Rainbow Pages
  • Silver Pages
  • White Pages

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Where is the Oaks Stakes horserace held?

  • Cheltenham
  • Epsom Downs
  • Exeter
  • Wincanton

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What is considered the "king of herbs" by many cookery authors?

  • Basil
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

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Which Italian city has a famous leaning tower?

  • Florence
  • Pisa
  • Rome
  • Venice

 

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