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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 223

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(As of August 2014) Who is the greatest cyclist of all time based on Olympic Games performances?

  • Bradley Wiggins
  • Jason Kenny
  • Chris Boardman
  • Chris Hoy

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The Beatrix Potter Gallery (run by the National Trust) is in which Lake District village?

  • Hawkshead
  • Grasmere
  • Cartmel
  • Keswick

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Which artist did 'Valerie Solanas' shoot and wound in New York in 1968?

  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Andy Warhol
  • Jasper Johns
  • Man Ray

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In the Western Australian Aboriginal language - What name is given to a curved returning stick or 'boomerang?

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  • Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya
  • Mollymook
  • Kylie
  • Yackandandah

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The title of the Agatha Christie story 'The Mirror Cracked' comes from which poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson?

  • Crossing the Bar
  • The Lady of Shalott
  • Idylls of the King
  • Enoch Arden

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From the Greek - What word means rule by the wealthy?

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  • Plutocracy
  • Oligarchy
  • Aristocracy
  • Argentocracy

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Which edifice in London was immortalised in poetry by William Wordsworth in 1802 & in a painting by Canaletto in 1746?

  • Marble Arch
  • Westminster Bridge
  • Buckingham Palace
  • St Paul's Cathedral

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(By Area) Which former Soviet republic is the largest land-locked county in the world?

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  • Belarus
  • Moldova
  • Uzbekistan
  • Kazakhstan

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Which planet has moons named after characters by William Shakespeare & Alexander Pope & was discovered by William Herschel in 1781?

  • Mars
  • Neptune
  • Uranus
  • Mercury

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(Also called Ohrmazd) What name is given to the chief deity of 'Zoroastrianism'?

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  • Angra Mainyu
  • Ahuna Vairya
  • Avesta Visperad
  • Ahura Mazda

 

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