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Which stand-up comedian is a descendant of William Thackeray?

  • Jack Dee
  • Eddie Izzard
  • Al Murray
  • Peter Kay

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What is the female equivalent of the rank of Earl?

  • Duchess
  • Dame
  • Countess
  • Marchioness

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Prior to 2000, in which country's currency did 100 centavos make a sucre?

  • Brazil
  • Paraguay
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador

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Which musical instrument was invented by Cyrill Demian in 1829?

  • Accordian
  • Tuba
  • Oboe
  • Concertina

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How many lots were there when Christie's sold off Princess Diana's dresses at auction?

  • 48
  • 79
  • 105
  • 132

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What did Brian Epstein manage before he managed 'The Beatles'?

  • Nightclub
  • Record shop
  • Florist
  • Supermarket

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Which bean is commonly used in perfumery?

  • Pinto
  • Soya
  • Aduki
  • Tonka

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Approximately how many windows does the 'Sears Tower' in Chicago have?

  • 6,000
  • 11,000
  • 16,000
  • 21,000

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In Egyptian mythology, what was 'Nut' the goddess of?

  • Sky
  • Creation
  • Light
  • Vegetation

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The Scottish word 'clachan' is still used in some parts to describe what?

  • A small hamlet
  • A long fairytale
  • A big cemetary
  • A short poem

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A centrefold pin-up of a car appeared in which country's edition of 'Playboy' in 2001?

  • Italy
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Germany

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It has it been calculated that how many matches could be made out of a single sequoia tree?

  • 5 trillion
  • 5 billion
  • 50 million
  • 5 million

 

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