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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 167

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Who succeeded 'Edmund Ironside' as King of England in 1016?

  • Aethelred the Unready
  • Eadwig
  • Edgar the Peaceful
  • Canute


Who penned the autobiographical writing 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater' in 1821?

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  • Thomas De Quincey
  • James Fenimore Cooper
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Mary Shelley

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In which body of water did the swimming take place in the 2012 London Olympic Women's Triathlon?

  • Whipps Cross Lido
  • The Serpentine (lake)
  • The Solent
  • The Thames

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Who played 'Rooster Cogburn' in the 2010 remake of the movie 'True Grit'?

  • Matt Damon
  • George Clooney
  • Brad Pitt
  • Jeff Bridges

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Which U.K town in Greater Manchester has a railway station called 'Mumps'?

  • Bury
  • Oldham
  • Rochdale
  • Salford


Which musical instrument has the Italian name 'fagotto' which means a 'bundle of sticks'?

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  • Bagpipes
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • Xylophone

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Which American President sanctioned the use of atomic weapons against Japan?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Harry S. Truman


In theatre (and musical performance) what name is given to a list of requests or demands that an artist sets as a criteria for a performance?

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  • Liberty Taker
  • Rider
  • Biker
  • Justice

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What is the name of the main daily paper of Turin?

  • La Daily Sport
  • Le Monde
  • La Stampa
  • Le Figaro


Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan & Mary Wigman were all noted names in which field of the arts?

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  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Sculpture
  • Dance