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Hard General Knowledge Quiz 4

My fourth very difficult general knowledge quiz, aimed at serious quiz players. Two minutes for eight questions. 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which is generally held to be the longest of Shakespeare's plays?

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Henry V
  • Hamlet
  • Macbeth

2

What is the correct order of election for these antebellum Presidents ?

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  • Millard Fillmore
  • James Polk
  • Franklin Pierce
  • William Henry Harrison

3

Which Hollywood actress held a patent for frequency-hopping radio transmission?

  • Joan Crawford
  • Hedy Lamarr
  • Mary Pickford
  • Clara Bow

4

Where would you find the Islets of Langerhans?

  • Off the coast of Denmark
  • In 'Gullivers Travels'
  • In the mammalian pancreas
  • In a Swedish stew recipe

5

Oppenheimer's quote "I am become death, the destroyer of worlds", was from which religious text?

  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • The Bible
  • The Koran
  • The Talmud

6

What was the name of Hitler's aborted operation to invade England in 1940?

  • Overlord
  • Barbarossa
  • Sealion
  • Bernhard

7

What is the sum of the first two perfect numbers?

  • 3
  • 6
  • 34
  • 768

8

In Terence Rattigan's play "The Winslow Boy" what was the eponymous Naval cadet accused of?

  • Deserting the Navy in action
  • Stealing a five-shilling postal order
  • Murder of a fellow pupil
  • Assaulting a senior officer

 

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