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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 200

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Which was the first movie in colour to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Joan of Arc
  • Gone with the Wind


What is secreted by the 'Lacrimal glands'?

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  • Bile
  • Insulin
  • Tears
  • Sweat

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The 2nd English Civil War effectively ended on 28 August 1648 with the Royalist surrender of which town to Sir Thomas Fairfax?

  • Oxford
  • Colchester
  • Newbury
  • Chelmsford

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City of Haarlem, Blue Jacket & Delft Blue are varieties of which flower?

  • Bluebell
  • Iris
  • Hyacinth
  • Forget-me-not

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Which bitter extract from the leaves of the plant 'Artemisia Absinthium' is an important flavouring ingredient of absinthe?

  • Wormwood
  • Bergamot
  • Cinchona
  • Balsamo

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What is the capital of Yukon Territory in Canada?

  • Whitehorse
  • Yellowknife
  • Dawson City
  • Old Crow


Who sang the theme tune to the James Bond movie 'For Your Eyes Only'?

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  • Dana
  • Sheena Easton
  • Kelly Marie
  • Laura Branigan


Which band returned to the top of the U.K charts in 1999 with 'Maria' (more than 18 years after their previous chart-topper) 'The Tide is High'?

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  • The New Seekers
  • Blue Oyster Cult
  • The Eagles
  • Blondie

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'Green plover' & 'Peewit' are alternative names for which British bird?

  • Cuckoo
  • Green Woodpecker
  • Lapwing
  • Wren


Which English comedy writer often used the alias 'Gerald Wiley' when submitting scripts?

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  • Ronnie Corbett
  • Eric Sykes
  • Barry Cryer
  • Ronnie Barker