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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 132

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Which Scottish town or city was renowned as the home of 'jam, jute & journalism'?

  • Perth
  • Aberdeen
  • Glasgow
  • Dundee

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The 'Babington Plot' was intended to dethrone which English monarch?

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  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • King Charles II
  • King James I
  • Queen Anne

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Laurence Fox plays the sidekick of which U.K TV detective?

  • George Gently
  • Jim Bergerac
  • Robbie Lewis
  • John Rebus

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And Laurence Fox married which actress in January 2008?

  • Cate Blanchett
  • Billie Piper
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Kate Beckinsale

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Which great composer was born in Germany in 1685, settled in England in 1712, was naturalised English in 1727 & died in London in 1759?

  • Johann Pachelbel
  • George Frederick Handel
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Jacques Offenbach

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What was the name of William Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'?

  • Shylock
  • Bassanio
  • Antonio
  • Gratiano

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Who was Prime Minister of Great Britain for just seven months from October 1922 to May 1923?

  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Neville Chamberlain
  • Ramsay MacDonald

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Which male name comes from the Greek meaning 'farmer' or 'tiller of land'?

  • Barry
  • Edward
  • George
  • John

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In the theatre which colour should male actors avoid wearing as it is considered unlucky?

  • Red
  • Green
  • White
  • Black

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Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake in 1431 in which French city?

  • Orleans
  • Paris
  • Caen
  • Rouen

 

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