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400 Up Quiz

My 400th Quiz - 20 General Knowledge Questions With A Few Helpful Pics. 20 Questions.

 
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In which country was the retail chain Primark founded?

  • U.S.A
  • Canada
  • U.K
  • Republic of Ireland

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Who chairs the BBC radio and TV panel show 'Just A Minute'?

  • Keith Chegwin
  • Nicholas Parsons
  • Stephen Fry
  • Tony Hawks

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Which musical features the song 'Getting to know you'?

  • Mary Poppins
  • The King and I
  • Les Miserables
  • My Fair Lady

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William Shakespeare's play 'Measure for Measure' is mainly set in which city?

  • Vienna
  • Verona
  • Paris
  • Rome

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In TV's Dad's Army what is the forename of Captain Mainwaring's wife?

  • Anne
  • Jane
  • Elizabeth
  • Catherine

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(To Date) Who is the oldest man to be appointed as British Poet Laureate?

  • John Dryden
  • William Wordsworth
  • Ben Jonson
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson

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What is the penultimate letter of the Greek alphabet?

  • Omega
  • Upsilon
  • Omicron
  • Psi

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According to William Shakespeare who was 'the noblest Roman of them all'?

  • Brutus
  • Marc Antony
  • Casca
  • Cassius

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What species of owl is Hedwig in the Harry Potter books?

  • Barn Owl
  • Snowy Owl
  • Screech Owl
  • Spectacled Owl

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What is the name of the central family in the classic novel Pride & Prejudice?

  • Brown
  • Bull
  • Barratt
  • Bennet

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Whih former two-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion had the nickname 'The Heywood Giant'?

  • Sonny Liston
  • Ken Norton
  • Floyd Patterson
  • George Foreman

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The drink 'mint julep' traditionally contains mint, water, sugar & which alcoholic beverage?

  • Gin
  • Vodka
  • Bourbon
  • Vermouth

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Of the seven Von Trapp children in 'The Sound of Music' two were boys: Friedrich was one but who was the other?

  • Lothar
  • Klaus
  • Max
  • Kurt

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A 'Becquerel' is the derived SI unit of what?

  • Radioactivity
  • Electric Capacitance
  • Inductance
  • Magnetic Flux

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Which 20th century soldier/adventurer lived at Clouds Hill in Dorset?

  • General Bernard Law Montgomery
  • Arthur Travers (Bomber) Harris
  • Douglas Bader
  • T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

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'Guy Montag' is the protagonist in which 1953 Ray Bradbury novel?

  • Dandelion Wine
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • The Illustrated Man
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes

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In Greek mythology - 'Urania' is the muse of which discipline?

  • Comedy
  • Dance
  • History
  • Astronomy

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'The Wilderness Years' & 'The Prostrate Years' are volumes in which literary series?

  • Where's Wally
  • Adrian Mole
  • Horrid Henry
  • Captain Underpants

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The 'Manush' & 'Sinti' are branches of which ethnic group?

  • Arabs
  • Chinese
  • Gypsies
  • Bangladeshi

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And finally - This is my 400th Quiz but what are the Roman Numerals for 400?

  • CX
  • XC
  • DC
  • CD

 

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