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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 264

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Which element (atomic number 20) derives its name from the Latin word for 'Lime'?

  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Chlorine
  • Calcium

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'Poundland' started in December 1990 as a single store in which English Midlands town?

  • Burton-upon-Trent
  • Nottingham
  • Leicester
  • Derby

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The 'Yellow-Winged Darter' is a species of which insect?

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  • Wasp
  • Dragonfly
  • Honey Bee
  • Ladybird

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In which zodiacal constellation is the bright star 'Aldebaran'?

  • Taurus
  • Pisces
  • Libra
  • Leo

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The first session of the United Nations General Assembly was convened on 17 January 1946 - But in which world city?

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  • New York
  • Paris
  • Geneva
  • London

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Who was the singer who had big hits with 'In The Midnight Hour' & 'Mustang Sally'?

  • Otis Redding
  • James Brown
  • Wilson Pickett
  • Chuck Berry

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The 'Anti-Federalist League' was the fore-runner of which British political party?

  • United Kingdom Independence Party
  • Liberal Democratic Party
  • Labour Party
  • Conservative Party

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'Selina Kyle' is the alter ego of which comic book/movie super heroine?

  • Rogue
  • Catwoman
  • Spider-Woman
  • She-Hulk

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Which travel documentary TV series broadcast on Sky1 stars 'Karl Pilkington'?

  • Great Railway Journeys
  • Globe Trekker
  • Long Way Round
  • An Idiot Abroad

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How are the lovers 'Vrechen' & 'Sali' described in the title of a 1906 opera by Frederick Delius?

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  • Fennimore and Gerda
  • Koanga
  • A Mass of Life
  • A Village Romeo and Juliet

 

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