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Written Word Quiz 3

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Who wrote the autobiography entitled, "Long Walk To Freedom"?

  • Desmond Tutu
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Bill Clinton

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Which children's comic book character was the 'Pilot of the Future'?

  • Desperate Dan
  • Biggles
  • Dan Dare
  • Dennis the Menace

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Which daily publication is Britain's oldest?

  • The Times
  • Sporting Life
  • Lloyd's List
  • Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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What Victorian novelist used the pseudonyms 'Michael Angelo Titmarsh' and 'George Savage Fitz-Boodle'?

  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Sir Henry Rider Haggard
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Charles Dickens

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Which Russian dramatist wrote, 'The Seagull' and 'Uncle Vanya'?

  • Nikolai Gogol
  • Andrei Bely
  • Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Anton Chekov

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Which women's magazine was edited by Helen Gurley Brown for over thirty years?

  • Harper's Bazaar
  • Vogue
  • Marie Claire
  • Cosmopolitan

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In the US, if you were perusing a copy of 'Barron's' what subject would you be reading about?

  • Finance
  • Sport
  • Antiques
  • Religion

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Which Irish novelist wrote 'The Commitments', 'The Snapper' and 'The Van' known collectively as 'The Barrytown Trilogy'?

  • Maeve Binchy
  • Roddy Doyle
  • Iris Murdoch
  • William Trevor

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In how many of Shakespeare's plays does the character Sir John Falstaff appear?

  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five

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Which is the last book of the Bible's New Testament?

  • Hebrews
  • Revelation
  • Titus
  • Galatians

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According to 'Winnie the Pooh' what is Pooh's real name?

  • Edward Bear
  • Cuddly Bear
  • Ted the Bear
  • Teddy Bear

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In which decade did Guinness start to publish their 'Book of Records' annually?

  • 1940's
  • 1950's
  • 1960's
  • 1970's

 

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