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Triviana 72 Quiz

Ten mixed questions (3 sports related) to have a go at, have a wee go, see how you get on. Good Luck. 10 Questions.

 
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Resident B.B.C. television presenter Brian Cox, Professor of physics at Manchester Univ. was a member of which band that had a number one hit in 1986?

  • Heaven 17
  • Yazz
  • D:Ream
  • Johnny Hates Jazz

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Famous actress Sarah Bernhardt once appeared in Sardou's play "Fedora." Which famous "Edward" played the part of a corpse in the same production?

  • Edward Teach (Pirate)
  • The Prince of Wales (future King Edward VII)
  • Edward Lear (Author, poet)
  • Edward Heath (Politician)

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Nicknamed "The Long Fellow", jockey Lester Piggott won his first race aged 12. Upon retirement how many Epsom Derbys had he won?

  • 7
  • 11
  • 10
  • 9

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What is the name of the Scottish dish composed of boiled chicken with spinach and poached eggs?

  • Rumblethumps
  • Brackenboodle
  • Howtowdie
  • Cullenskink

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In which continental European capital, overlooking the Danube River, was the first underground rail system built?

  • Prague
  • Bucharest
  • Vienna
  • Budapest

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As at 2015, according to statistics which British TV soap opera has portrayed the most murders, averaging 3.3 murders a year in the past 10 years?

  • Eastenders
  • Hollyoaks
  • Coronation Street
  • Emmerdale

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Which captain of Man.City and England won Olympic gold and silver in tennis , won the doubles at Wimbledon, made a 147 break in Snooker, a century at Lords and captained the British Davis Cup team?

  • Max Woosnam
  • Roy Race
  • Lord Peter Wimsey
  • Archibald Webb

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Once known as "The Second City of the Empire," in which British city would you be if you came across this statue of Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington)?

  • Bolton
  • Belfast
  • Glasgow
  • Cardiff

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Which fictional hero can lay claim to the coat of arms pictured?

  • James Bond
  • Flashman
  • Ivanhoe
  • Lord Snooty

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Regarded as the youngest boxer ever to make 'The Ring' magazine's top-ten world ratings, which Welsh boxer made his professional debut at the age of nine then retired from pro boxing at aged 17?

  • "Dandy" Dan Williams
  • "Bulldog" Billy Davis
  • "Nipper" Pat Daly
  • "Bomber" Brad Jones

 

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