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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 129

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Which woman (more famous in another field) wrote the children's books 'Mr Peabody's Apples' & 'The English Roses'?

  • Pink
  • Beyonce
  • Rihanna
  • Madonna

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Who composed a set of 30 variations for the harpsichord which he named the 'Goldberg Variations'?

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  • Bach
  • Vivaldi
  • Beethoven
  • Verdi

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Which long running U.K TV series is based on 'The Constable' series of novels by author Nicholas Rhea?

  • Dixon of Dock Green
  • Heartbeat
  • The Bill
  • Juliet Bravo

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Which singer (who survived the car crash in which Eddie Cochran died) sang with a backing group called 'The Blue Caps'?

  • Little Richard
  • Frankie Avalon
  • Gene Vincent
  • Ricky Nelson

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Lake Taupo is the largest lake in which Commonwealth country?

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Fiji

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Harvard University is situated in which American State?

  • Massachusetts
  • Texas
  • New Jersey
  • Vermont

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Which London station is the subject of William Frith's 1862 painting 'The Railway Station'?

  • Victoria
  • Euston
  • King's Cross
  • Paddington

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I was born in the year 1632 in the city of York, of a good family' are the opening words of which novel?

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  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Treasure Island
  • Dracula
  • Beneath the Moors

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Who was the biblical son of Hannah (the first of the major prophets) who selected & anointed the first two Kings of Israel - Saul & David?

  • Abraham
  • Joseph
  • Gideon
  • Samuel

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In a chemistry laboratory - What is the purpose of a 'Kipp's apparatus'?

  • Generating Light
  • Generating Water
  • Generating Electricity
  • Generating Gas

 

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