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A Mixed General Knowledge Quiz Trivia

Not easy but hopefully not too taxing on the grey matter. 12 Questions.

 
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Who was actress Emma Thompson's first husband?

  • Kenneth Branagh
  • Leigh Lawson
  • Bill Nighy
  • Greg Wise

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Who is this Australian cricketer and current team captain?

  • Ashton Agar
  • Michael Clarke
  • Tim Paine
  • Matthew Wade

3

In Jane Austen's novel "Persuasion" what is the name of the home that the Elliot family is forced to rent out?

  • Kellynch Hall
  • Northanger Abbey
  • Pemberley
  • Uppercross Hall

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Which of these American states does NOT have a direct land border with Canada?

  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

5

Who wrote the poem 'The Soldier' which contains the line "That there's a corner of some foreign field that is for ever England"?

  • Rupert Brooke
  • T S Eliot
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Wilfred Owen

6

What kind of prehistoric creature was a 'megalodon'?

  • Bird
  • Crocodile
  • Elephant
  • Shark

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What is singer Rihanna's surname?

  • Adkins
  • Fenty
  • Fermanotta
  • Hudson

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Who received a 'Best Supporting Actress' Oscar for her role in the 1963 film 'The VIPs'?

  • Elsa Martinelli
  • Margaret Rutherford
  • Maggie Smith
  • Elizabeth Taylor

9

Match the country of their birth to the composers' listed below.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Frederick Delius
  • Antonin Dvorak
  • Edvard Grieg
  • Jean Sibelius

Right

  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Czech Republic
  • England

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Planets beyond the solar system are referred to as what?

  • Alien
  • Dark
  • Extrasolar
  • Intergalactic

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Who is the celebrity pictured - she co-hosts the BBC series "Film 2013"?

  • Victoria Coren
  • Tess Daly
  • Sue Perkins
  • Claudia Winkleman

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What is this type of pasta called?

  • Farfalle
  • Orecchiette
  • Penne
  • Rotelle

 

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