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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 156

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1

Which U.S state is sometimes referred to as the 'Jayhawk State'?

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  • Alabama
  • Kentucky
  • Arkansas
  • Kansas

2

What name is given to any of various substances that smolder when ignited often used to light fireworks?

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  • Taper
  • Wick
  • Punk
  • Cord

3

In pop record terms, what have Snow Patrol being doing to cars, Adele to pavements & Shed Seven to rainbows?

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  • Chasing
  • Stealing
  • Jumping
  • Parking

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According to the latest Oxford English Dictionary what U.S magazine title is also the most common noun in the English language?

  • Country
  • Time
  • Life
  • People

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Who won the heptathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games?

  • Denise Lewis
  • Nataliya Dobrynska
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • Jessica Ennis

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The movie '10 things I hate about you' was inspired by which of William Shakespeare's plays?

  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Othello
  • Julius Caesar

7

Which ancient philosopher's works are collected in 'The Analects'?

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  • Zou Ya
  • Confucius
  • Cicero
  • Archimedes

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In the 1957 movie 'Pal Joey' who played Joey Evans?

  • Glen Campbell
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Dean Martin
  • Sammy Davis. Jr

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What colour was invented by William H. Perkin in 1856?

  • Capri
  • Puce
  • Mauve
  • Bistre

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In which English Cathedral would you find 'St. Bede's Tomb' & 'St Cuthbert's Shrine'?

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  • Chelmsford Cathedral
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Norwich Cathedral
  • Durham Cathedral

 

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