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TheQuiz's 1800th Quiz - General Knowledge Quiz

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Who was the first British monarch to travel by train?

  • Queen Victoria
  • King Edward VIII
  • King James VI
  • King George V

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Hymenopetrous Formicidae is the scientific name for which insect?

  • Thrip
  • Beetle
  • Butterfly
  • Ant

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What is the name of the pub at Topsham near Exeter to which Queen Elizabeth made her first official pub visit, in 1998?

  • The Stone Inn
  • The Bridge Inn
  • The Victoria Inn
  • The Bulls Inn

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What is the everyday name for ethylene glycol?

  • Antifreeze
  • PVC Glue
  • Bubble Wrapping
  • Sellotape

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Who carried the flag for Britain at the opening ceremony at the 2012 Olympic Games?

  • June Paul
  • Steve Cram
  • Chris Hoy
  • Denise Lewis

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What is the emblem of Canada?

  • Sardine Fisher
  • Maple Leaf
  • Polar Bear
  • Hudson Bay

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Thumper, Flower and Faline are all fictional characters in which Disney film?

  • Pinocchio
  • Cinderella
  • Bambi
  • Dumbo

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How many holes are on a classic cribbage board?

  • 121
  • 284
  • 746
  • 888

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From which country did Russia finally withdraw its troops in 1989, after an unsuccessful campaign that lasted nearly ten years?

  • Pakistan
  • Mongolia
  • Afghanistan
  • Vietnam

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Astronomer William Herschel announced the discovery of which planet in our Solar System in March 1781?

  • Uranus
  • Saturn
  • Jupiter
  • Venus

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''Viernes'' is Spanish for which day of the week?

  • Tuesday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Wednesday

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In January 1955, Marian Anderson was the first Black Person to perform at which New York venue?

  • The Metropolitan Arena
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Manhattan Centre
  • Brooklyn Bowl

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In February 1994 which painting by Edvard Munch was stolen from a gallery in Oslo?

  • Starry Night
  • Puberty
  • The Scream
  • Madonna

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The Corbillon Cup is played for by women in which sport?

  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Rounders
  • Cricket

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What type of bird is a kookaburra?

  • Lory
  • Parakeet
  • Canary
  • Kingfisher

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What was the name of the hurricane which hit the East Coast of America in August 2011?

  • Hazel
  • Irene
  • Carol
  • Edna

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''The Royal Hunt of the ''what'''' is a 1964 play by Peter Shaffer?

  • Sun
  • Venus
  • Neptune
  • Jupiter

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According to the Bible, what are three theological virtues?

  • Faith, Hope and Charity
  • Virtue, Ego and Light
  • Pray, Work, Believe
  • Pray, Believe, Forgive

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Who is the Greek goddess of love and marriage?

  • Athena
  • Hera
  • Demeter
  • Poseidon

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A muselet is the wire which holds ''what'' in a bottle of champagne?

  • Emulsion
  • Angel
  • Draft
  • Cork

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Sania Ramel Airport is in which North African country?

  • Tunisia
  • Morocco
  • Algeria
  • Egypt

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Cuddles the Monkey was a puppet of which British television presenter?

  • Keith Harris
  • Michael Aspel
  • Graham Norton
  • Jon Snow

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In boxing, what is thrown into the ring to stop a fight?

  • Towel
  • Ring
  • Bucket
  • Spoon

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Sherbourne Castle is in which English county?

  • Dorset
  • Somerset
  • Cornwall
  • Essex

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Who is the only person with five stars, one for each category, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Gene Autry
  • Hobart Bosworth
  • Henry Rowland

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Yorick’s skull appears in which play by William Shakespeare?

  • Hamlet
  • Macbeth
  • Othello
  • Cymbeline

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A sheepshead is what type of creature?

  • Sheep
  • Fish
  • Bird
  • Reptile

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According to The Guinness Book of World Records the village of Bernotai in which country is the geographic centre of Europe?

  • Lithuania
  • France
  • Belarus
  • Hungary

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What is the capital city of Poland?

  • Warsaw
  • Krakow
  • Lodz
  • Wroclaw

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This is TheQuiz's what number quiz?

  • 1800th
  • 1900th
  • 2000th
  • 2800th

 

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