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Odds and Ends Quiz 10

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1

On radio, where would you once have met 'Mr Growser', 'Dennis' and 'Larry the Lamb'?

  • Toytown
  • Toyland
  • Toy Planet
  • Toy House

2

In which country is the mouth of the river Ganges?

  • Burma
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Bangladesh

3

In which year did adoption become legal in Britain?

  • 1946
  • 1926
  • 1916
  • 1936

4

Which indoor game involves penthouses, a net and a grille and was popular with King Henry VIII?

  • True tennis
  • Lawn tennis
  • Genuine tennis
  • Real tennis

5

Which war was ended by the 'Treaty of Panmunjon'?

  • Cambodian War
  • Six-Day War
  • Korean War
  • Falklands War

6

Who wrote the novel 'A Clockwork Orange' which later caused controversy when made into a film?

  • Anthony Burgess
  • Julian Barnes
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • John Fowles

7

Which south London exhibition centre burned down in 1936?

  • Crystal House
  • Crystal Castle
  • Crystal Palace
  • Crystal Manor

8

Which radio sports commentator later became his country's leader?

  • P.W. Botha
  • Ronald Reagan
  • James Callaghan
  • Bob Hawke

9

In Coronation Street, which famous character was played by Jean Alexander?

  • Elsie Tanner
  • Ena Sharples
  • Hilda Ogden
  • Annie Walker

10

In music, how many beats are there in a semi-breve?

  • 4
  • 2
  • 6
  • 8

11

Which Russian composed many ballet scores including "Petrushka" and "The Firebird"?

  • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Sergei Prokofiev
  • Modeste Mussorgsky

12

In the world of motor-racing, what do the initials 'TT' stand for?

  • Tournament Trophy
  • Tough Trophy
  • Tourmaline Trophy
  • Tourist Trophy

 

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