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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 172

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1

What is the middle name of the English journalist & broadcaster Jeremy Paxman?

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  • Barry
  • Chantelle
  • Chav
  • Dickson

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The garden centre group 'Dobbies' is owned by which multinational retail company?

  • Tesco
  • Black & Decker
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Glaxo Smith Kline

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Which duo's movies included 'Towed in a Hole', 'Pardon Us' & 'Blockheads'?

  • Morecambe & Wise
  • Abbott & Costello
  • Laurel & Hardy
  • Ant & Dec

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What was the name of the greengrocer's assistant, the title character of a 1947 opera by Benjamin Britten?

  • Albert Haddock
  • Albert Herring
  • Albert Cod
  • Albert Guppy

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With which rock group is 'Lou Reed' most associated?

  • Led Zeppelin
  • Pink Floyd
  • The Velvet Underground
  • Black Sabbath

6

In which Puccini opera does 'Lieutenant Pinkerton' appear?

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  • Madama Butterfly
  • La boheme
  • Tosca
  • Turandot

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In which year did the First Battle of St Albans (the first battle of the Wars of the Roses) take place?

  • 1455
  • 1415
  • 1509
  • 1605

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The 'Wachau' is a principal wine growing area of which European country?

  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Austria

9

'Roy Williamson' wrote which folk song, sung as an anthem before Scotland's Rugby Union matches?

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  • Scotland The Brave
  • Scots Wha Hae
  • Flower of Scotland
  • The Thistle o' Scotland

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Which soft drink was created in the summer of 1893 & was originally called 'Brad's Drink'?

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  • Coca-Cola
  • Mountain Dew
  • Irn-Bru
  • Pepsi Cola

 

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