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1

Which world leader was famous for his 'Little Red Book'?

  • Lenin
  • Mussolini
  • Stalin
  • Mao Zedong

2

In poetry, how many lines are there in a quatrain?

  • Fourteen
  • Eight
  • Four
  • Twenty four

3

What does the reference book 'Crockfords' list?

  • European Politicians
  • Clergy of the Church of England
  • Animals in Need of Protection
  • Stars, Comets and Asteroids

4

Novelist Clare Francis first found fame in which field?

  • Sailing
  • Gardening
  • Acting
  • Cooking

5

Which newspaper was formerly called the 'Daily Universal Register'?

  • The Observer
  • The Telegraph
  • The Times
  • The Sun

6

Which publisher founded Penguin Books Ltd in 1935?

  • Sir Allen Road
  • Sir Allen Street
  • Sir Allen Avenue
  • Sir Allen Lane

7

Who sends 'encyclical' letters?

  • The Prime Minister
  • The Pope
  • The Monarch
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury

8

What is non-rhyming poetry called?

  • Blank verse
  • Empty verse
  • Clear verse
  • Closed verse

9

In the stories by Enid Blyton, what was the name of Noddy's house?

  • Home-for-one
  • House-for-one
  • House-for-me
  • Home-for-me

10

Which publication, launched in 1926, later merged with NME?

  • Melody Maker
  • Smash Hits
  • Record Collector
  • Hit Parader

11

In France, what is 'Le Figaro'?

  • Sunday newspaper
  • Weekly magazine
  • Monthly journal
  • Daily newspaper

12

Which 'Poet Laureate' wrote detective novels under the name of Nicholas Blake?

  • Robert Bridges
  • John Masefield
  • Cecil Day Lewis
  • Alfred Austin

 

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