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Jane's 'Baker's Dozen' General Knowledge Quiz #2

Thirteen general knowledge questions on all sorts of things. 13 Questions.

 
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Actor Timothy Spall received the best actor award at the Cannes 2014 Film Festival - which English artist does he portray?

  • John Constable
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • George Stubbs
  • JMW Turner

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Born in 1862 English author M R James is most famous for writing which form of short story?

  • Ghost
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Western

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Which of the following stories is NOT a 'Sherlock Holmes' adventure?

  • The Speckled Hen
  • The Engineer's Thumb
  • The Noble Batchelor
  • The Beryl Coronet

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Who is this Scottish actor?

  • Gerard Butler
  • Robert Carlyle
  • Iain Glen
  • Dougray Scott

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What is the title of author Hilary Mantel's sequel to "Wolf Hall"?

  • Bring Up The Bodies
  • Bury The Bodies
  • Put Aside The Bodies
  • Take Down The Bodies

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What is the name of this spice?

  • Cinnamon
  • Fenugreek
  • Nutmeg
  • Star Anise

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How many bones are there in the normal adult human body?

  • 106
  • 206
  • 306
  • 406

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How many countries share a land border with Spain? (excluding autonomous borders with Morocco and the UK).

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

9

Can you match the breed of cattle to its country of origin?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Beefmaster
  • Galloway
  • Limousin
  • Simmenthal

Right

  • USA
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Scotland

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In which sport did Northern Ireland athlete Mary Peters win a gold medal at the 1972 Olympics?

  • Heptathlon
  • Javelin
  • Long jump
  • Pentathlon

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Which of these films did NOT win an Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Picture?

  • Brokeback Mountain
  • No Country For Old Men
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • The King's Speech

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What type of creature is a 'Masked Booby'?

  • Bird
  • Fish
  • Ape
  • Snake

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In the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons" who played the part of King Henry VIII to Paul Schofield's Oscar winning role as Thomas More?

  • Richard Burton
  • Keith Michell
  • Robert Shaw
  • Sid James

 

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