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Explore Your Knowledge Quiz 8

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Which popular orange flavoured drink was removed temporarily from markets in 1998 when news reports ran showing a girl who turned orange from over drinking it?

  • Libby's Orange
  • Sunny Delight (Sunny D)
  • Capri- Sun Orange
  • Tropicana

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Which surname is shared by a jazz musician, astronaut and TV face?

  • Alton
  • Shafiq
  • Johnson
  • Armstrong

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Which grammatical rule is officially out of use in schools after it was discovered 22% of words in the English language broke the rule?

  • I before E except after C
  • Double the final consonant (e.g stop becomes stopping)
  • Drop the final E (e.g ride becomes riding)
  • Replace I with Y (e.g. party becomes parties)

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Which 'on Sunday' newspaper was released in March 2012?

  • Independent on Sunday
  • Guardian on Sunday
  • Sun on Sunday
  • Mirror on Sunday

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In the song 'The 12 Days of Christmas', if you multiplied the number of "swans a' swimming" by the number of "pipers piping" what would the result be?

  • 66
  • 77
  • 88
  • 99

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Which baseballer once quoted 'They'll put a man on the Moon before I hit a home run', and then, on the day of the 1969 Moon Landing, just after Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon, hit his first one?

  • Babe Ruth
  • Ty Cobb
  • Hank Aaron
  • Gaylord Perry

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In January 2013, an official vote was taken to remove the iron playing piece from a British Monopoly set to be replaced with which animal?

  • Chicken
  • Cat
  • Rabbit
  • Cow

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What does the word 'tittle' describe?

  • The foot of a snail
  • The film inside a tissue box
  • The dot on an 'i'
  • The unoxygenated blood in a pregnant woman

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Which bank released an advert in 1984 that used live piggy banks to prompt children to open savings accounts, which were late brought back into adverts in 2012 for the same reason?

  • NatWest
  • Lloyds TSB
  • HSBC
  • Barclays

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Gamelan is a type of music which appears in the culture of which country?

  • Japan
  • Norway
  • China
  • Indonesia

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Which celebrity is credited with the most guest appearances on popular American sitcom "The Simpsons"?

  • Simon Cowell
  • Phil Hartman
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Mel Gibson

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During his career, Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting; what was it called?

  • Red Vineyard
  • Starry Night
  • Bulb Fields
  • Butterflies