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A Hard One For You All

A Little Tougher GK Quiz 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which 'order' of chivalry is the second highest in precedence in the U.K?

  • Order of St Patrick
  • Order of the Thistle
  • Order of the Garter

2

Which Roman Emperor who reigned from 218 to 222 was arguably the most decadent of all the Roman Emperors?

  • Caligula
  • Nero
  • Elagabalus

3

And Elagabalus was a member of which Roman imperial dynasty?

  • Severan
  • Flavian
  • Julio-Claudian

4

What was invented by William Oughtred in 1625?

  • Slide Rule
  • Algorithms
  • Logarithms

5

Which anti-ship missile is named after the French for 'flying fish'?

  • Exocet
  • Sarpac
  • Pershing

6

What stretch of water has the second highest tidal range in the world (only exceeded by the Bay of Fundy in Canada)?

  • Bristol Channel
  • Amazon Basin
  • Hudson River

7

Who ruled as King of Denmark from 958-986 AD?

  • Harald I Bluetooth
  • Sweyn I Forkbeard
  • Canute the Great

8

From which Shakespeare play does this line appear: "Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt"?

  • Cymbeline
  • Measure for Measure
  • As You Like It

9

The bible: Who is mentioned in the Book of Exodus as the wife of Moses?

  • Esther
  • Sarah
  • Zipporah

10

For which film did Steven Soderbergh win the Oscar for Best Director in 2000?

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape
  • Traffic
  • Erin Brockovich

 

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