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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 117

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After the River Shannon - What is the second longest river in Ireland?

  • River Liffey
  • River Boyne
  • River Barrow
  • River Foyle

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Which U.S singer-songwriter (Raised in Honolulu) has the real name 'Peter Gene Hernandez'?

  • Bruno Mars
  • Jack White
  • Tim McGraw
  • Justin Timberlake

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Which European country's Formula 1 motor race venue takes place at 'Spa-Francorchamps'?

  • France
  • Italy
  • Belgium
  • Spain

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In 1691 which English scientist completed plans for a diving bell capable of remaining submerged for extended periods of time?

  • Robert Boyle
  • Edmond Halley
  • Robert Hooke
  • Roger Bacon

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The characters 'Major-General Stanley' & 'Mabel' appear in which Gilbert and Sullivan opera?

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  • The Yeomen of the Guard
  • The Sorcerer
  • The Gondoliers
  • The Pirates of Penzance

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Which British Prime Minister was once turned down for a job as a bus conductor on account of his health?

  • Gordon Brown
  • Edward Heath
  • James Callaghan
  • John Major

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'Mr Dick' is a character in which Charles Dickens novel?

  • David Copperfield
  • Oliver Twist
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • A Christmas Carol

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Which wine (produced in central Tuscany) is historically associated with a squat bottle enclosed in a straw basket called a 'fiasco'?

  • Abruzzo
  • Lambrusco
  • Chianti
  • Moscato

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The musical 'Hello Dolly' is based on which story?

  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • 50 Shades of Grey
  • The Matchmaker

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In geometry - What name is given to an angle between 180 & 360 degrees?

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  • Reflex
  • Acute
  • Obtuse
  • Right

 

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