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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 66

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In February 2011 an earthquake killed 185 people in which New Zealand city?

  • Wellington
  • Aukland
  • Christchurch
  • Hamilton

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What TV detective was Pierce Brosnan contracted to play (which meant he had to refuse the offer to play James Bond in 1986)?

  • Barnaby Jones
  • Thomas Banacek
  • Jim Rockford
  • Remington Steele

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In Greek mythology - Which primordial giant's eyes were preserved forever in a peacock's tail?

  • Argus
  • Peloreus
  • Leon
  • Polyphemus

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In which U.S TV series was Peter Graves greeted with the message 'Good morning, Mr Phelps?

  • Grey's Anatomy
  • Mission: Impossible
  • The Mentalist
  • The A Team

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Which luxury London hotel was built by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte with profits from his Gilbert & Sullivan operas?

  • The Dorchester Hotel
  • The Savoy Hotel
  • The Ritz Hotel
  • The Langham Hotel

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Which country is home to 'Tooheys' beer?

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Canada

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What more common name is given to the famous uprising of the 'Righteous Harmony Society Movement'?

  • The Jacobite Rebellion
  • The French Revolution
  • The Young Turk Revolution
  • The Boxer Rebellion

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In Astronomy - What name is usually given to the red supergiant star 'Alpha Orion'?

  • Rigel
  • Sirius
  • Betelgeuse
  • Vega

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Which was the only EU country to reject the Lisbon Treaty after holding a referendum?

  • France
  • Republic of Ireland
  • The Netherlands
  • Greece

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'Greg Heffley' is which eponymous character in the Jeff Kinney novels for children?

  • KFC Kid
  • McDonald's Kid
  • Subway Kid
  • Wimpy Kid

 

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