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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 258

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Which band released the albums 'Sheer Heart Attack' & 'A Day at the Races'?

  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Who
  • Status Quo
  • Queen

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Which English building was reputedly the tallest building in the world for 238 years (1311 to 1549)?

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Windsor Castle
  • Lincoln Cathedral
  • The Tower of London

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What was claimed by Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583 as the first overseas colony of England?

  • Newfoundland
  • Bermuda
  • Virginia
  • Tasmania

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Which European country has a name derived from the Phoenician word meaning 'Land of Rabbits'?

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  • Italy
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Portugal

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Whose autobiography was the best selling non-fiction print book the U.K in 2013 (selling over 640,000 copies)?

  • Sharon Osbourne
  • Robbie Williams
  • Katie Price
  • Alex Ferguson

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At which U.S sporting event were 3 people killed by a terrorist bomb on 15 April 2013?

  • The Kentucky Derby
  • The Boston Marathon
  • The Super Bowl
  • The Masters

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What was the world's first commercially produced jet airliner?

  • The De Havilland Comet
  • The Boeing 707
  • The Hawker Siddeley Trident
  • The Lockheed TriStar

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The unified atomic mass unit is defined as being one 12th the mass of an atom of which element?

  • Hydrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Nitrogen
  • Carbon

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Which U.S soul singer (writer of the song Papa's Got a Brand New Bag) died on Christmas Day 2006?

  • Barry White
  • Marvin Gaye
  • James Brown
  • Teddy Pendergrass

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Which lustrous transition metal was discovered in Cornwall, U.K by 'William Gregor' in 1791?

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  • Silver
  • Iron
  • Vanadium
  • Titanium

 

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