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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 250

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What nickname was given to Sir Henry Percy who was killed in the rebellion of 1403 against English Henry IV?

  • Falstaff
  • Blunt
  • Glendower
  • Hotspur

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What song about the Scottish Highland Clearances was performed by the Proclaimers in 1987?

  • I'm On My Way
  • Letter from America
  • Sunshine on Leith
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

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Spyglass Hill, Skeleton Island, White Rock & Haulbowline Head all feature in which literary location?

  • Treasure Island
  • Island Beneath the Sea
  • Shutter Island
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau

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Which group links 'Fayette Pinkney' 'Sheila Ferguson' & 'Valerie Holiday'?

  • The Supremes
  • The Shirelles
  • The Three Degrees
  • The Chiffons

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The top U.S fiction best seller in both 1936 & 1937 was the only novel published during the lifetime of its author - But who was she?

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  • Sylvia Plath
  • Maya Angelou
  • Toni Morrison
  • Margaret Mitchell

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Which former snooker player was a torch bearer in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics?

  • Eddie Charlton
  • Fred Davis
  • Ray Reardon
  • Rex Williams

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In 1656 which scientific concept was demonstrated in Magdeburg by 'Otto von Guericke'?

  • Continental Drift
  • Greenhouse Effect
  • Vacuum
  • Space–Time Continuum

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In which Dutch City did the 'Peace Palace' open on 28 August 1913?

  • Amsterdam
  • The Hague
  • Rotterdam
  • Utrecht

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The Costa Prize winning book 'Pure' by Andrew Miller is set in the ancient graveyards of which world city?

  • Paris
  • Rome
  • London
  • Berlin

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Which breed of dog was judged Best in Show at the World Dog Show in 2004?

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  • Poodle
  • Chihuahua
  • Shih-Tzu
  • Pug

 

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