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Tricky Quiz

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Which of the following is not one of Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tale' tellers?

  • The Knight
  • The Hunter
  • The Cook
  • The Reeve

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Who was the first person to win two unshared Nobel Prizes?

  • Marie Curie
  • Ivan Pavlov
  • Linus Pauling
  • Albert Schweitzer

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In which year did Britain and its colonies adopt the Gregorian calendar?

  • 1552
  • 1652
  • 1752
  • 1852

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'Horowitz' is the original surname of which American actor?

  • Matt Damon
  • Johnny Depp
  • Winona Ryder
  • Julia Roberts

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Bluetooth is a modern technology named after a 10th-century king of which country?

  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • Latvia
  • Portugal

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Which of these popular 60s TV shows premiered first?

  • Bewitched
  • Get Smart
  • Hogan's Heroes
  • I Dream of Jeannie

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Which great filmmaker has won the most Best Director Oscars?

  • Frank Capra
  • John Ford
  • William Wyler
  • David Lean

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On the current flag of the United Nations, which country is shown closest to the top of the flag?

  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Chile
  • Iceland

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100 is the atomic number of which chemical element?

  • Einsteinium
  • Nobelium
  • Fermium
  • Mendelevium

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What is the capital of Greenland?

  • Attu
  • Nuuk
  • Kolding
  • Herning

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Which king of England was known as 'the Hammer of the Scots'?

  • William II
  • Richard I
  • Henry II
  • Edward I

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In which field did 16th century Italian Benvenuto Cellini achieve fame?

  • Painting
  • Architecture
  • Music
  • Sculpture

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Chicago mayor Anton Cermak was killed in the assassination attempt on which US president-elect?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Harry Truman

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Which entertainment award was first presented in 1944?

  • BAFTA Award
  • Tony Award
  • Golden Globe
  • Emmy Award

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Which term describes a perfect diamond weighing 100 carats or more?

  • Exemplar
  • Paragon
  • Axial
  • Pavilion

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Which of these Gilbert & Sullivan operettas was performed first?

  • The Gondoliers
  • The Pirates of Penzance
  • The Mikado
  • The Yeoman of the Guard

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What is Tucume in Peru most famous for?

  • Hills
  • Mountains
  • Deserts
  • Pyramids

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Famous for his Chinese Theatre, Sid Grauman had earlier opened which Hollywood theatre, in 1922?

  • French
  • Egyptian
  • Roman
  • Arabic

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Which of Hollywood's four Warner brothers died on the eve of their landmark premiere of "The Jazz Singer"?

  • Albert
  • Harry
  • Jack
  • Sam

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In what American state was the Ku Klux Klan originally formed?

  • Mississippi
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Tennessee

 

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