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A Bit More Pixie Magic Quiz

A mixed bag of general knowledge questions to test your little grey cells!! 12 Questions.

 
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Which playwright wrote "All for love" in 1678?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • William Shakespeare
  • John Dryden
  • William Congreve

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Who wrote the books in which the characters Phileas Fogg and Captain Nemo appear?

  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Jules Verne
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Rudyard Kipling

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Who was the first person to sail around the world alone non stop?

  • Robin Knox-Johnson
  • Francis Chichester
  • Joshua Slocum
  • Jacques Cousteau

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How many gates are there in the Thames barrier?

  • One
  • Three
  • Ten
  • Fifteen

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The Owl monkey is the only truly nocturnal monkey, what other name does it have?

  • Hedwigicoulis
  • Diplodocus
  • Big Eyed Monkey
  • Douroucoulis

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What sort of material is Ayers Rock or 'Uluru' in Australia made of?

  • Guano
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Sandstone

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Who was the first person to fly over the English Channel?

  • Charles Lindbergh
  • Louis Bleriot
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Fortescue Whiffs-Badleigh

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What is the name of the dog in Jack London's "Call of the Wild"?

  • Oscar
  • Spitz
  • Fang
  • Buck

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Which of these phrases is written in the present continuous tense?

  • I do
  • I have done
  • I have been doing
  • I am doing

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Which of these phrases is written in the future perfect continuous?

  • I will have done
  • I will be doing
  • I will have been doing
  • I will do

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The first crossword to appear in a British newspaper was on 2 Nov 1924 - which newspaper?

  • The Daily Express
  • The Times
  • The Guardian
  • The Observer

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Who was shot by John Bellingham on 11 May 1812?

  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Spencer Perceval
  • Warren Gowns

 

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