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Jane's 'Baker's Dozen' General Knowledge Quiz

Thirteen general knowledge questions on various subjects - not too easy but not a rock cake! 13 Questions.

 
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What vegetable is this?

  • Chard
  • Kale
  • Leek
  • Pak choi

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What was the name of actor David Niven's first wife?

  • Daphne
  • Lily
  • Primula
  • Rose

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How many countries are permanent members of the United Nations Security Council?

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

4

Match the actor to the film in which he portrays an amputee.

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Left

  • 127 Hours
  • Dreaming of Joseph Lees
  • Forrest Gump
  • Reach for the Sky

Right

  • Rupert Graves
  • Gary Sinise
  • James Franco
  • Kenneth More

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An animal or plant turned to stone has been what?

  • Ossified
  • Petrified
  • Scarified
  • Terrified

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In which English county is Wells Cathedral?

  • Herefordshire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Somerset
  • Worcestershire

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How old was Queen Victoria when she died in January 1901?

  • 81
  • 83
  • 85
  • 87

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Which Government Chief Whip resigned over the 'Plebgate' scandal?

  • Andrew Mitchell
  • David Macleod
  • George Young
  • Patrick McLoughlin

9

In the UK on which day of the week is 'Pancake Day' celebrated?

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday

10

Match the country to the wind which blows through it.

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Left

  • Berg
  • Brickfielder
  • Chinook
  • Mistral

Right

  • France
  • South Africa
  • USA
  • Australia

11

Who created the sleuthing monk "Brother Cadfael"?

  • Agatha Christie
  • Ellis Peters
  • Ngaio Marsh
  • Patricia Highsmith

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Who painted "Starry Night Over The Rhone" in 1888?

  • John Everett Millais
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema
  • Vincent van Gogh

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Which horse is buried in the shadow of the winning post at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool?

  • Aldaniti
  • Arkle
  • Desert Orchid
  • Red Rum

 

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