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General Knowledge Quiz #280

A new full of factoids quiz : nature, films, the World and different things to test you on! History Edition. 10 Questions.

 
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What was the name of the supertanker that ran aground between Land's End and the Scilly Isles in March 1967?

  • Torrey Canyon
  • Amoco Cadiz
  • Seawise Giant
  • Batillus

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In the UK, which year was the Royal Automobile Club founded?

  • 1863
  • 1879
  • 1897
  • 1998

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The famous Cobblers Cove Hotel is on which Caribbean island?

  • Jamaica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Cuba
  • Barbados

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Worn as part of Highland dress, what is a skean dhu?

  • Knife
  • Hat
  • Helmet
  • Boot

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Dent is French for which part of the body?

  • Hand
  • Chest
  • Tooth
  • Knee

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Which band composed, performed and produced the soundtrack to the 1980 film ''Flash Gordon''?

  • Queen
  • Nirvana
  • Metallica
  • Aerosmith

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In the 1990 film ''Misery'' what occupation does Paul Sheldon, played by James Caan, have?

  • Novelist
  • Policeman
  • Plumber
  • Sailor

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In which European country were the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held?

  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Austria

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During which month of 1963 was US President John F Kennedy assassinated?

  • November
  • August
  • October
  • July

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Blue ''what'' was the former operator of the Watford Gap Services in Northamptonshire?

  • Boar
  • Leopard
  • Panzer
  • Allane

 

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