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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 171

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Who was BBC TV's Sports Personality of the Year for 2012?

  • Andy Murray
  • A.P McCoy
  • Chris Froome
  • Bradley Wiggins


In which of Shakespeare's plays do Viola, Malvolio & Sir Toby Belch appear?

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  • Twelfth Night
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Measure for Measure


(Now in the Tate) Who (in 1871) painted the picture 'Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea'?

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  • Edwin Landseer
  • William Holman Hunt
  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler
  • John Singer Sargent

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What (by number of verses) is the longest book in the Old Testament?

  • Genesis
  • Exodus
  • Deuteronomy
  • Psalms


Which horse won the 2013 Epsom English Derby?

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  • Santa Claus
  • Ruler of the World
  • The Minstrel
  • Quest for Fame

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In 1834 which British prime minister presented the 'Tamworth Manifesto' (highlighting his adoption of a more enlightened & modern Conservative Party)?

  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • William Gladstone
  • Robert Peel
  • Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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Which British crime & science fiction writer created 'The Toff' 'The Baron' & 'Gideon of Scotland Yard'?

  • John Creasey
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • W. Somerset Maugham
  • Ruth Rendell


Who was the most famous son of 'Philip II of Macedon'?

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  • Peter Andre
  • Attila the Hun
  • Julius Caesar
  • Alexander the Great

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In which U.S soap of the 1970's & 1980's did Brad Pitt appear for a year as a character called Randy?

  • Dallas
  • Days of our Lives
  • General Hospital
  • Dynasty


Who (in 1985) replaced 'Roy Plomley' as presenter of the BBC's 'Desert Island Discs'?

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  • Sue Lawley
  • Kirsty Young
  • Terry Wogan
  • Michael Parkinson