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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 101

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Which 'battle' took place in 490 BC between the citizens of Athens (aided by Plataea) & a Persian force commanded by Datis & Artaphernes?

  • Battle of Lade
  • Battle of Ephesus
  • Battle of Thermopylae
  • Battle of Marathon

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Who became chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2002?

  • Andre Previn
  • Simon Rattle
  • Marin Alsop
  • Gustavo Dudamel

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If 'equine' equals horse - What does 'corvine' equal?

  • Camel
  • Canary
  • Crow
  • Chimpanzee

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In the world of pop music how is Paul Hewson better known?

  • Sting
  • Bono
  • Prince
  • Bez

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Alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon - What comes next?

  • Omicron
  • Kappa
  • Lambda
  • Zeta

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Which prefix derives from the Greek for 'below'?

  • Hyper
  • Sub
  • Hypo
  • Spry

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What is the name of the dog in the Punch & Judy shows?

  • Spike
  • Toby
  • Fido
  • Rover

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What is the chief constituent of glass?

  • Lime
  • Charcoal
  • Sand
  • Sulphur

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As what did 'Siegfried Sassoon' achieve fame?

  • Chef
  • Poet
  • Politician
  • Athlete

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Measuring 6,465 carats the 'Eminent Star' is the world's largest what?

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  • Diamond
  • Opal
  • Sapphire
  • Ruby

 

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