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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 257

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In which country was former King Juan Carlos I of Spain born?

  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Italy

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What did the 'H' stand for in the name of the Anglo-American poet 'W H Auden'?

  • Henry
  • Hugh
  • Horace
  • Hufflepuff

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Having written more than one hundred of them - Who is known as the 'Father of the Symphony'?

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  • Joseph Haydn
  • Hector Berlioz
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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What was the title of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical about the Profumo Affair that flopped in early 2014?

  • John Profumo
  • Christine Keeler
  • Stephen Ward
  • Mandy Rice-Davies

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Which Greek letter is used in maths to show that the values following it should be summed together?

  • Sigma
  • Lambda
  • Epsilon
  • Omicron

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Who (in 2013) succeeded 'Mervyn King' as Governor of the Bank of England?

  • Edward George
  • Gordon Richardson
  • Gary Barlow
  • Mark Carney

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What was the name of the ship that left France on 11th July 1947 carrying over 4,500 Jews bound or Palestine?

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  • SS Genesis
  • SS Exodus
  • SS Ezekial
  • SS Jeremiah

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How is the bird 'Erithacus rubecula' more commonly known?

  • Crow
  • Green Finch
  • Blue Tit
  • Robin

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By what name was the 'Democratic Republic of the Congo' known between 1971 -1997?

  • Biafra
  • Zaire
  • Swaziland
  • Guinea-Bissau

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What was the title of the musical based on the TV programme 'X Factor'?

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  • Here Come the Judges
  • X-Tasy
  • Cat Stuck in a Hoover
  • I Can't Sing!

 

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