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Explore Your Knowledge Quiz 10- The Big Mix!

A mixed bag of general knowledge: how much do you remember from the previous quizzes? If you haven't already, you might want to play the older ones! 25 Questions.

 
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Who are, currently (April 2014) the only country suspended from the Commonwealth?

  • Fiji
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Zimbabwe

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What is the only letter than doesn't appear in the name of an American State?

  • K
  • Z
  • X
  • Q

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Which 'on Sunday' newspaper was released in March 2012?

  • Telegraph on Sunday
  • Sun on Sunday
  • Independent on Sunday
  • Mirror on Sunday

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In Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" Shylock is the father of which character?

  • Nerissa
  • Portia
  • Jessica
  • Lorenzo

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The word 'bacon' comes from the German word for which part of the body?

  • Nostril
  • Buttock
  • Testicle
  • Trotter

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Because of the large amounts of vitamin K in brussels sprouts, they can be potentially fatal to people with which artificial organ, because the vitamin affects the medication that goes with it?

  • Artificial Heart
  • Artificial Lung
  • Artificial Kidney
  • Artificial Liver

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Most of us know that the UK 'Watershed' (a time after which adult content can be shown on TV) starts at 9:00pm, but at what time do the swear words & violence finally end, the end of the 'Watershed'?

  • 5:00am
  • 6:00am
  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am

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In the whole World, what is the most common name (including both sexes)?

  • Ali
  • Amy
  • Mohammed
  • Harry

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From which UK private school did a group of boys create a parody of the song and dance 'Gangnam Style', drawing over 1,000,000 Youtube hits?

  • Harrow
  • Gordonstoun
  • Haberdashers'
  • Eton

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Which popular orange flavoured drink was removed temporarily from markets in 1998 when news reports ran showing a girl who turned orange from over drinking it?

  • Tropicana
  • Sunny Delight
  • Capri-Sun (Orange)
  • Libby's Orange

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In January 2013, an official vote was taken to remove the iron playing piece from a British Monopoly set to be replaced with which animal?

  • Cat
  • Mouse
  • Chicken
  • Pig

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If you look closely at the logo of the Swiss chocolate Toblerone, what animal can be seen inside?

  • Goat
  • Capybura
  • Eagle
  • Bear

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What was the first product to be labelled with a bar code?

  • Wrigley's Gum
  • Oreos
  • Maltesers
  • Newspaper

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Which sport was formerly known as 'Mintonette'?

  • Hockey
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Volleyball

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What was the first item to be sold over the worldwide web?

  • A pair of Nike Trainers
  • A Converse Bag
  • A Pizza Hut pizza
  • A Varsity Jackey

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The "Pokemon" World Championships 2011 saw the world champion stripped of his title after he allegedly had a fight with other residents at his hotel with what?

  • Milk
  • Human faeces
  • Muffins
  • Pillows

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In 1943, which London Underground was the venue of the accident thought to be the UK's biggest loss of life in WWII (in one incident), when 173 people were crushed on a staircase to avoid the Blitz?

  • Bethnal Green
  • Amos Grove
  • Paddington
  • Liverpool Street

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What is the only word in the English language that can have the prefix 'ig' added to it?

  • Noble
  • Weird
  • Normal
  • Recent

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What is the only song to be sung on the moon?

  • "Nelly the Elephant"
  • "The Star Spangled Banner"
  • "Happy Birthday"
  • "Frere Jacques"

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On a classic British Scrabble board what colour is a 'triple word' square?

  • Orange
  • Dark Blue
  • White
  • Red

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The 'Titanic' had two sister ships, that both sunk in a similar fashion. One lady was on every boat when it sunk, survived all three of the accidents. What was her name?

  • Jo Jessop
  • Samantha Jessop
  • Violet Jessop
  • Elisa Jessop

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What was the chocolate bar 'Snickers' originally called when was first introduced?

  • 'Marathon'
  • 'Nut Crunch'
  • 'Energizer'
  • 'Nougat Bar'

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If the population of one country walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. Which country is it?

  • China
  • Russia
  • U.S.A
  • India

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Which baseballer once quoted 'They'll put a man on the Moon before I hit a home run', and then, on the day of the 1969 Moon Landing, just after Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon, hit his first one?

  • Babe Ruth
  • Ty Cobb
  • Hank Aaron
  • Gaylord Perry

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In the song 'The 12 Days of Christmas', if you multiplied the number of "swans a' swimming" by the number of "pipers piping" what would the result be?

  • 77
  • 88
  • 99
  • 110

 

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