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GK Marathon (part 1) Quiz

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1

In which month does the Lord Mayor's Show take place in London?

  • April
  • September
  • January
  • November

2

Linseed oil is obtained from which plant?

  • Poppy
  • Cotton
  • Flax
  • Sunflower

3

Which classic tv cartoon series featured Penelope Pitstop and Peter Perfect?

  • Scooby Doo
  • Wacky Races
  • The Jetsons
  • Dangermouse

4

Seoul is the capital city of which Asian country?

  • Thailand
  • North Korea
  • Vietnam
  • South Korea

5

What is said to be the sincerest form of flattery?

  • Insight
  • Imitation
  • Investigation
  • Invention

6

Where in the body would you find the scaphoid bone?

  • Wrist
  • Knee
  • Elbow
  • Shoulder

7

What was the first language of King George 1st?

  • Welsh
  • German
  • English
  • Danish

8

What colour are the ripe fruits of the sea buckthorn?

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • White

9

In the book of the same name, what is "Howard's End"?

  • Village
  • Business
  • House
  • Beach

10

What do the letters HB stand for on a pencil?

  • Hard black
  • Heavy black
  • Harsh black
  • Hefty black

11

Which profession did Denys Lasdun and Edwin Lutyens both follow?

  • Accountancy
  • Architecture
  • Law
  • Medicine

12

If you add together half a gross and half a dozen what is your total?

  • 88
  • 82
  • 72
  • 78

13

What colour beret is usually worn by United Nations peace-keeping troops?

  • Light blue
  • Red
  • Green
  • Purple

 

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